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. Another instance in literature where this is seen is in Jon Krakauer’s Into the Wild. Chris decides to go into treacherous terrain isolating himself for 100 days with little to no
In the novel The Catcher in the Rye by JD Salinger, Holden faces many hardships after his brother 's death. Holden 's mental illness is inferred through his lack of control, isolating himself from others, and relieving the past which caused him to not move
Doug lying next to his wife with children of his own sleeping in the other room woke up and decided that he “will arise and go now and kill Ralph Underhill” (Bradbury 1). The reason this thought came about was because of the horrible things Ralph did to him when they were twelve. These memories were so vivid that the only seemingly just thing to do was to kill Ralph. Doug was not sure why it took so long to seek revenge and it had Doug questioning, “Why it hadn't come to [him] when [he] was thirty or forty”
The reason I believe this is sad because before Ren moves to Bomont, his mother dies of cancer back in Boston, and his father is a dead beat. His mother gives him a sense of security in the old movie that he doesn't have in the new movie. Which gets made up for by his Uncle Wesley and his Aunt Vi. One scene that is relatively the same is the scene where Chuck openly abuses Ariel. He tells her to get out of the truck and she starts vandalizing the truck with a piece of steel rebar and he gets out an beats her up.
Truman Capote’s book In Cold Blood, focuses on a quiet town in eastern Kansas where the slaughter of the Clutter family occurred. Although Perry is a brutal murderer, he is the result of his troublesome past; therefore, indicating that the past plays a part in the character of one's future self. Throughout his childhood, Perry has encountered abuse, separation, and abandonment from his home and it directly affected who he has become. The way that Capote writes about Perry’s past makes it evident that it was miserable. Perry lived with his “disgraceful drunkard” mother who forced his father out of his life and his three siblings who ended up either dead or pitied him (Capote 126).
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
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.
n J.D Salinger's novel “The Catcher in the Rye” tells the story of Holden 3 day journey. Because of Allies death Holden deals with emotional problems that he can't Cope with. The first way Holden deals with his emotional problems is going through depression Another way he deals with emotional problems is through isolation. Finally, death turns holding into a violent person.Therefore, it seems that Allie's death has caused him to be depressed, isolated, and very violent. The first effect of Allie’s death is that it makes Holden very depressed.
When Joey came to Paul’s house for homework, Erik and Arthur came home and humiliated him by making fun of his dead brother, Mike. “Arthur stopped and stared at Joey. He answered on their cruel wavelength. ‘I didn’t know Mohawk Man had a brother.’” (Bloor 113) The Mohawk Man mentioned in Arthur’s speech is Mike, because when he got hit by the lightning, half of his hair was burned off. Joey later understood what they were talking about.
For example when Harriet killed herself in the river because her third child was unable to be certified due to its blasphemies and didn’t believe in her future life in the Fringes this portrayed that when you lose hope it could lead to death (Wyndham 69,70). Sadness, depression, death are all results of losing hope when facing an