What is the point of living in town, when the people shun her anyways. The view of living in isolation and facing public humiliation is painful for Hester to deal with. The following quote represents how this mentally affects Hester and an individual, in general, and how it can be as equally as severe as a physical punishment. “...a penalty which in our days would infer of mocking infamy and ridicule might then be invested with
The character’s past was traumatizing because of all the discrimination she had to endure, this is an exhibit of a bad force of society that has been seen in history before. Adelina’s prior experiences provoked her to find justice but while doing so she was betrayed and this was the cause for her to find revenge. Revenge is portrayed in the books as Adelina tries to be a good leader and save malfettos, this, however, affects the character by making her a soulless villain. Adelina Amouteru is a display of many conflicts there have been in history demonstrating some of the good and bad forces that can be seen today affecting the society. As the author Marie Lu stated on page 120 “In the good years, they wine and dine, laugh and love.
Grendel, or Anxiety? In today’s society, we face many monsters that cause us to become fearful and weak when faced with a challenge. In the epic Beowulf translated by Burton Raffel, Grendel is a miserable monster who causes pain upon faultless people, and is motivated by their pain. Today’s monsters may not be actual creatures, but they do cause the same terrifying effects on people, symbolizing evil in our society. Anxiety, like Grendel causes you to feel alone, attacks innocent people, and creates jealousy of others happiness.
Due to such beliefs, people are discriminating against each other. So, racism is affecting almost everyone’s lives and changing their ways of seeing this world. Mainly racism generate the hate that can cause the division in between of human beings. It can even give bad thought to the people about not to believe on other people who were from the different race. Actually, racism is been relate to
It is actually kind of sad because all of the children loved their mother so very much, but she could never love them back because of her hatred of Anse. In the story, you can tell that Vardaman loves his ma, but since he is the youngest, he does not properly understand. He does not comprehend the fact that his mother is laying there dying, and once she actually dies, she is gone forever. After she passes, he transferred the pain of losing his mother onto the death of a fish that he had caught earlier that same day. In one of his sections, Vardman says, “My mother is a fish” (AILD 28).
Ladies didn’t have any rights or power—even eating and sleeping in the same room was deemed unacceptable. So for Clytemnestra to plan with another man the murder of her husband who has sinned a multitude more than what she did was unacceptable. This, leading to the household to turn against her. The same situation happened with Electra who wanted as much, or even more than Orestes to take revenge for the death of their
Characters were portrayed as what society wanted them to be, not who they really were, and they have caused themselves pain because of that. In The Scarlet Letter, Nathaniel Hawthorne uses symbolism, to show how guilt can destroy someone. Reverend Arthur Dimmesdale has caused himself pain mentally and physically. “His brain often reeled and visions seemed to flit before him." (Hawthorne 100).
Most people in Antigone’s shoes would be in a similar situation. Leaving a loved one’s dead body outside to rot without proper burial, would most likely drive one crazy. The law not doing anything about it would also drive one crazy because the law is supposed to protect one’s rights. Ophelia went mad after her father died, she said whatever she wanted because people knew she was mad. Ophelia’s father also did not get a proper burial, her father’s body was thrown into the dirt with worms and maggots.
Villains often play a vital role in contrasting the protagonists, which brings upon sympathy towards the protagonists. In The Stranger by Albert Camus, society directly criticizes Meursault 's actions and beliefs, evoking Meursault 's sadness in the story. While in The Meursault Investigation, Merault is the antagonist of the story because he kills Musa, Harun’s brother. Meursault indirectly provokes Harun’s anger and fuels his ambition for his actions. Both stories present villains differently, where society is directly criticizing Meursault’s beliefs and actions in The Stranger while Meursault is indirectly hurting Harun in The Meursault Investigation.
The revenge of Giovanni, Grimaldi, Richardetto and Hippolita, Soranzo make us feel that the play is full of plot and malice. The injustice nuncio Cardinal to the Pope, the arbitrary father Florio and the taciturn Friar deteriorate the dysfunction into a worse state. In this paper, I will examine the dysfunction of the parts of whole and how it is human incongruous to whole world in ‘Tis pity she’s a whore. There are several factors that lead to the miserable consequences. From the private side and public side of the characters, the difference faces they show to people prove their deficiency in the harmony and symmetry world.