Grete have to work and take care of Gregor so she gets exhausted each time. At the end, Grete was the one who complained about Gregor, that how this bug is a monster and it is not her brother which also ruined the family relationship. At the end, when Gregor dies, Mr. and Mrs. Samsa feels that Grete have matured because she is the first to called Gregor out. “..but, while they were talking, Mr. and Mrs. Samsa were struck, almost simultaneously, with the thought of how their daughter was blossoming into a well built and a beautiful young lady” (Kafka,
Mary Maloney “simply walked up” behind Patrick and struck him with a “big frozen leg of lamb” “as hard as she could”. This completely contrasts the starting character of Mary as a housewife whom was patiently waiting for her husband to return home, which no one had expected. She did it “simply” which moulds an image of her not needing to think through her action, effortless and swift. The readers would be disgusted at how fast her character changes, thus suspense would be created as they would constantly question themselves about how it was possible. Additionally, after she struck her husband, she thought that it was “funny” on how “he remained standing” for a while.
Despite the chores and bad treatment being a similarity, the godmother figures and magical transformations are different. To begin with, Cinderella had chores and was treated badly, which was similar in both stories. In the Iraqi version, “As soon as she was mistress of the house the stepmother began to leave all the work for the fisherman's daughter to do. She would not give her stepchild soap to wash her hair and feet, and she fed her nothing but crusts and crumbs. The girl bore this patiently, saying not a word, but she thought ‘I picked up the scorpion with my own hand so I'll save myself with my own mind’” (“Little Red Fish”).
She shows her first bit of insanity when she says, “Had he not resembled my father as he slept, I had done’t” (2.2.13). Lady MacBeth was so willing to kill Duncan for her husband to become king. Her insanity continues affects her so bad that she says, “...all the perfumes of Arabia will not sweeten this little hand” (5.1.39). She has so much bad and kept it in that nothing can fix her causing her to go mentally insane. After the killing of Duncan is when Lady MacBeth mental insanity starts.
When the debate was coming to an end, people on the colonel’s side, a snake then slithers across Mrs. Wynnes’ foot. After a moment of fear she notifies the native boy. He lures the snake outside using milk. After moments when the snake finally goes outside, the naturalist solves the problem by locking the cobra in the exterior. The author uses the characters in the story to express a message by showing the control that the hostess has at dealing with fear during the occasion.
Her obsession grew so much that she was putting her entire salary on buying a forth wall-TV, even when her husband was still trying to pay for the third one. As a side effect of her obsession we can also see a certain type of constant memory loss, for example when she forgot that she tried to commit suicide or yet again the fact that it had only been two months since they had bought the third tv screen, "We 're already doing without a few things to pay for the third wall. It was put in only two months ago, remember?" "Is that all it was?" being the answer to his question (9, Bradbury), and the time Guy asked her if she remembered how they met and since she wasn’t able to remember she just tells him that “it doesn’t matter” (20, Bradbury) Mildred character represents all the citizens that lived in this society, she represents the efforts that a woman had to make to be considered beautiful.
Shockingly, she walks downstairs after fleeing from her friends’ horrible news, and her husband walks in the door. As he walks in, Josephine screams and falls down dead; the happiness that she had felt was too much for her weak heart. Likewise, “A Rose for Emily,” written by William Faulkner, opens on a woman, Emily Grierson, except this time the woman is already dead. The story is told from the perspective of the townspeople, a collective “we.” They recount when she was exempted from her taxes, and then when she refused to pay them after the death of the person who remitted her. Then, the townspeople go back further to a time when Emily’s house had a stench so foul, a judge was consulted about what to do; it was decided that a few townspeople would stealthily sprinkle lime about her property in order to not confront her and seem discourteous.
“I felt the starched walls of a pink cotton penitentiary closing in on me, and for the second time in my life, I thought of running away. Immediately.” She felt overwhelmed and felt as though she was being suffocated, even to the point of drowning in expectations. Another example of gender discrimination, or sexism, would be after the jury declares Tom Robinson guilty. Jem questions on why good people,“like us and Miss Maudie, don’t serve the jury” Atticus explains that Miss Maudie can’t serve because she is a woman. He doesn’t go into detail on to why a woman can’t work the jury, simply because in this time period, just saying “Because she is a woman was enough explanation.” Earlier in the courtroom, the women were asked to leave due to the
This symbolizes her realization of being trapped for so long, and her desire now to free herself. However, because society is cruel and who never approve of a woman so independent, she creeps around the room to hide her escape. When John arrives at the nursery-like room, he sees what has become of his wife. His wife explains she has ‘gotten out, in spite of you and Jane,’ before John faints and his wife continues to creep around the room, trying her best not to step on the fallen body. In conclusion, the narrator of the Yellow Wallpaper, is what happened to a woman in an oppressed society.
She said while she went to kill Teddy, “If you move I strike, If you don’t move, I strike.” This proves that Nagaina was cruel and she knew it. She also plotted with Nag to take Rikki’s life. That didn’t work out so well for Nag, or Nagaina really! In conclusion, Nagaina was a very cruel and dangerous snake. But we have found she was a very misunderstood snake.
The Cahills were cornered by the Holts and the Holts ask for the clue but the Cahills were trying to stall. One of the Holts cannot take it any longer so he grabbed Dan by the neck and started to strangle him. Amy 's heart sank and she gave them the bag that the clue was in just to save her brother. Nellie found them and asked if they were okay and they said they were alright in a sad tone. Things were looking bad until luckily when they opened the bag the Cahill 'a cat ate the notes and the Holts leader raged and tried to get it out.
In the first chapter George and Lennie had to remove themselves from a town named Weed because Lennie had caused trouble for the both of them. Lennie had an attraction to soft things, such as rabbits. In the book he reached out and grabbed a woman’s soft dress. The woman in question started screaming, as we find out later through exposition, and all he had done was hold onto her dress tighter frozen with fear and not knowing what to do. This action results in the woman screaming rape which leads up to them being run out of town by other men.
The fact that the townspeople are jealous of Janie also creates tension between them despite the fact that she wishes to make friends. Already on shaky terms with the townspeople, Janie feels even less love than before as Joe’s obsession with his work draws him away from her. Twenty years of marriage with Joe is nothing to Janie, as after only two years with Tea Cake she says to him, “We been tuhgether round two years. If you kin see de light at daybreak, you don’t keer if you die at dusk.”(159). Janie’s loving comparison of Tea Cake to the light at daybreak shows her appreciation for him, and that it does not matter that they are not rich.
As the story progresses, the internal strife between how Janie acts and how Janie feels shows the lack of the true Janie. The voiceless, beautiful, store keeper pales in comparison to the smart, talented identity Janie’s thoughts demonstrate her to be. After twenty years of a growing tension, Janie’s thick rope snaps and she tells Jody how she feels Which ultimately kills him. Once again, Janie conforms to the mold of a mourning widow, dressed in black. Contrary to most people 's knowledge, she is overjoyed in the new found freedom she now possesses, but still cannot express.
The stories of Uk’ten made her dream of snakes, but in her mind she was bitten because the swamps and rivers they had passed through the trail. The spirit of the Uk’ten was in the present of the trail that wanted to take control of Aneh mind allowing her to believe that she was bitten by a snake. All Knobowtee could think about was the fact that his sister probably, “offended a snake or fish and one of them return to take vengeance, causing her to dream of snakes crawling over her, breathing their breath into her face, spoiling her saliva until she was bitten a dream and lost her appetite. ” Aneh mind lead her to think that she really was being bitten by the snake. The only way Aneh could be free from her from was with the help of the conjurer.