She is mentally disturbed, and driven to her act by insanity. Miss Emily kills her victim, Barron, to keep him around because she truly loves him and she does not want to let go. Both protagonists have a distorted perception of
In the movie they make her character beautiful and seductive. She is so attractive that even the strongest of men would fall to her and be defeated such as beowulf. But Grendel's mom is actually really evil and places curses on men that she seduces. In both the movie and the poem she attacks and kills thanes in the meadhall because of the lost of her son, grendel. One example of her attacks is on line 411-414 it says “she Took a single victim and fled from the hall, running to the moors, discovered, but her supper assured, sheltered in her dripping claws.
Have you ever hated someone and feel that if you have the opportunity you could kill him/her? Did you ever fell that if he/she dies you will be happy or get redemption? Well our author “Sylvia Plath” feels that way in her poem Daddy, when she was trying to kill her father that she was see him as an evil monster, and tried to show us her life that she pictured it like hell, even when she lived with her husband that she was seeing him as an evil monster, so she wrote this poem and expressed her desire for death, which is the main theme in the poem, by using various types of literary devices like: repetition, allusion and hyperbole….. Plath uses the repetition device to develop and emphasize the theme of “death”, when she tries to kill her father
After that he told Juliet to drink a so called Poison without telling Romeo first. Which this then all added up to Romeo seeing Juliet dead, Killing himself, this way making Juliet commit suicide as she woke up seeing Romeo's Knife as he lie beside he with a bottle of poison in his hands. As Juliet took her life she said "O' Happy Dagger" which could mean that she really loved Romeo and would do anything to clearly state
In Arthur Miller's’ The Crucible, jealousy and mistrust are the most dominant emotions Abigail Williams and Elizabeth Proctor shares for one another. Their jealousy and mistrust are rooted in their desire for John Proctor's love, which inevitably leads to the compromise of their Puritan morals of their society. At the beginning of the play, Betty Parris confirms Abigail Williams true motivation to kill Elizabeth Proctor. “You drank a charm to kill John Proctor’s wife! You drank a charm to kill Goody Proctor” (Miller 19).
The real reasons that killed Romeo and Juliet “ There was never story more full of misery than this tale of Romeo and Juliet” This tear-jerking love story is known for its, tragic and devastating ending. The long going feud between the houses, keeping the lovers apart, causing the story to fall into a downward spiral that led to Romeo and Juliet’s deaths. All this misfortune led to Romeo drinking the vial of poison, and Juliet piercing her skin with his dagger just to follow her beloved.
“ The girl was lovely but she had dared to raise her eyes to the loved one of the princess and, with all interest of the savage blood trans mitted to her trough long lines of would barbaric ancestors she hated woman who blemished and trebled behind the silent door .The quote from the story shows the princess tried to send him to his death. The jealous princess couldn’t watch the boy open the door of the lady and then run off and marry her. Because the man is her lover and she would rather watch him die than be with someone else. 6
Macbeth is a story of betrayal and hypocrisy, a conflict between ambition and differentiation between right and wrong .Macbeth is the king’s most trusted and beloved friend but due to the pressure of lady Macbeth (Macbeth’s wife) ,he becomes the king’s enemy and starts plotting against him to get the throne. Lady Macbeth instigates Macbeth to kill the king by telling him the advantage the will achieve – rich, famous and popular. Macbeth follows her commands and in the dead of night , creeps in the king’s room and takes a look at him after taking out the dagger to kill him . He is in a state of ambiguity. On one hand his conscious stopping him and on the other he is eagerly waiting to see the king dead in order to enjoy the privileges and
She hates Solange because she reminded her of their position, of their reality. Though she is the favoured one between the 2 sisters, she is more venomous in her hatred for her Mistress as she really tried her best to make the mistress drink the poison tea. At the end of the play, she wanted to die as the mistress so she can die free in her fantasy world and can break her sister out from servitude by making her a criminal. The Mistress Age: Late
Juliet and Desdemona as victims or heroines William Shakespeare’s female characters were created as submissive, weak woman who are victimised by the people around them, especially the men. Desdemona was smothered to death with a pillow by her own husband, Othello, because he thought she was cheating on him. Juliet was seen as weak because she killed herself in order to be with Romeo. Ann-Marie MacDonald plays on this and turns the characters around by making them strong feminist women with feelings but with faults as well. She recreated Desdemona to be a strong woman who would stand up for her self.
Everyone has been to the movies to watch a horror film, and anyone who has been through eighth grade english; has read a horror story. Some horror that is shown in short stories can be shown through murder, or the actions that the characters make. Three stories that were discussed in English 161 showed horror through the plot. Throughout the stories “The Tell-Tale Heart,” “A Rose for Emily,” and “The Lottery;” horror is developed very openly, and is shown through vivid details.