Mental illnesses which is defined by EncartaDictionaries as “any psychiatric disorder that causes untypical behavior”can leave its victim drowning alone. Similar to Miss Emily in Nathaniel Hawthorne’s “A Rose for Emily”. “Miss Emily just stared at him, her head tilted back in order to look him eye for eye, until he looked away and went and got the arsenic and wrapped it up.” Miss Emily had been shut in by her father her whole life causing her to desire attention from others. Her extreme isolation led to the development of her inability to accept what others do. Being that Emily was unable to accept that Homer didn't love her she killed him with arsenic, that being the case her mental illness which causes her untypical behavior.
John had made the mistake of sleeping with, a teenage girl, Abigail Williams. What John did cause pain to his wife Elizabeth; his affair caused the loving couple to break farther apart. A love that John missed Church to home and nurse his wife back to health instead. John is falsely accused of being a witch and is brought to prison. The distressed caused by being in prison is too much for John that he cannot think clearly.
Some claim that the hatred started after his grandmother died. The doctor that treated her for cancer was a Jew. Hitler's mother worked for a very wealthy family, and said that she received miss treatment. There are so many reason that hitler could hate the Jews. When Hitler was a teenager, he joined the German army to be a soldier.
The narrator’s impoliteness is a major factor of him being blind. The narrator goes on a rant about Roberts wife and how pathetic she must have felt when she died, because she died knowing the fact that Robert never knew what she looked like. As the story proceeded we learned to dislike the narrator as he was rude towards most the characters in this story. He doesn’t even give us his wife’s name. He blames Robert for many things before he even meets
Liesel’s dream is a symbol of how Max has become a surrogate for the death of her brother, Werner Meminger. Her despairing hope of keeping Max alive could indicate a relationship of how she would have acted towards her own brother. Liesel’s whole family is killed due to the air raids and Max has been tortured by Nazi soldiers. As a result, Liesel’s whole life is extinguished from her true reality. The family, friends, and books...the ones she anticipated truly in her
Argument Paragraph In the story, “Lamb to the Slaughter” I believe that Mrs. Maloney should be charged with “guilty by reason of insanity” for killing her husband. This is shown when her husband came home and told her that due to work reasons they had to divorce. This caused Mrs. Maloney to start suffering from a mental illness called anxiety disorder and killed him. This was because she was so overwhelmed from this news and also because she was pregnant.Her anxiety disorder was shown when she walked across the room and couldn’t feel her feet touching the floor. “She couldn’t feel anything at all-except a slight nausea and a desire to vomit” (pg13).
In The Odyssey Odysseus had been trapped on Calypso's island for years, and was forced to lay with Calypso, as seen in the reading, "Though he fought shy of her and her desire, he lay with her each night, for she compelled him." (Homer.5.50-51). Both Melinda and Odysseus are being forced to do something they don't want to against their will, and it leads to great suffering, for Odysseus begins to miss his wife very much, and feels guilty because of what he has done, and Melinda feels like everyone hates her and wishes her gone because she called the police at the party, but then got to scared to actually explain
An aspect of the Funcionalist theory that can be applied to both characters is anomie , defined as “the loss of direction of the individual when social controls become ineffective”(Marshall). Through McRae we learn that his mother died when he was young and his dad was an alcoholic. Growing up, he had no parental guidance or support as a result, he ends up in trouble with the law for his incident in the Air Force. The theory of anomie can also be recognized in Belle Starr , from her history of sexual abuse conducted from her mother’s partners. Basically, rules and regulations don’t work anymore internally or externally as she tries to take vengeance on the men who remind her of her terrible
Born a harami or an illegitimate child, Maraim was deprived of a “legitimate claim to the things other people had, things such as love, family, home, and acceptance” (Hosseini 4). Since her childhood, Mariam understood that she was unwanted- a weed that should be tossed away, and when she was fifteen, Mariam faced her father’s rejection and her mother’s suicide. In adulthood, the frequent abuse of her tyrannical husband and her repeated miscarriages only furthered Mariam’s belief that she didn’t deserve love or family. When her husband married the young and beautiful Laila, Mariam’s desperate barrage to maintain her place in the house, despite, revealed her past: You may be the palace malika and me a
She despises what she’s done, and hates herself for it every day. Her sleepwalking is a form of punishment for her sins. Lady Macbeth’s self-hatred becomes too difficult to live with it and she takes her own life. This is evident when Malcolm says, “By self and violent hands. /Took off her life,” (Macbeth 5.9.
Aileen Wuornos had a rough and abusive childhood growing up also into her adulthood she had some rough patches and she gone though some rough roads. As a child she stated was sexually abused and was also kicked out of the house by her grandfather. Which lead her to go down the wrong path and also the wrong side with the law. She never met her father but he was a child molester and she was abandon by her mother leaving her and her brother to stay with their alcoholic grandmother and their grandfather who had a temper and she later stated had sexually abuse her. She did confess to having some sexual encounters with her brother.
For me, Justine is the biggest victim so far. Considering her background and the hardship she went through at an early age and being neglected by her family was indeed a tragic scenario; even though she felt love and comfort in the Frankenstein 's home. What 's really sad was when she was accused of killing William and was executed. Apparently, Victor knew his brother was killed by the monster, yet still he couldn 't do anything to save the girl 's life because he was scared and don 't want people to know he had created an awful
And then Tad died in 1871. Mary just didn’t know how to cope with everything and she was depressed about all the deaths in her life and all the loves she had lost. her surviving son, Robert Todd Lincoln, had her temporarily committed. “Mary was judged insane” . She attempted suicide through an overdose of laudanum, but the pharmacist gave her a placebo.
John 's father maintained an unstable relationship with his mother and had troubled keeping jobs. The situation at home caused Mimi, John 's sister, to complain to Liverpool 's Social Services, John 's mother lost his custody. Lennon began living with his aunt. In July 1958 John got the news that his mother died in a fatal car crash he remembers this as one of the triggers for his rebellious personality. An intellectual career was something this man had no signs of achieving, he was meant for something else.