Although there are things in common, one thing that separates the two articles is the character’s actions. In I Escaped a Violent Gang, Ana takes a big risk in telling the truth, meanwhile, in Making Sarah Cry, the risk is only getting bullied more for things they can’t help. The theme poem Making Sarah Cry is overcoming obstacles. Sarah was teased for many things, like being slow and not as smart. “...She never tried to hide.
Unfortunately, it is not uncommon for a woman to be submissive and to take more than her fair share of abuse from a man , and when a woman such as Delia, is entangled in a relationship , this tendency of her relationship is often magnified. This is the case with Delia Jones, the protagonist of the short story “Sweat.” The quote above shows readers a slight description of how Sykes, Delia’s husband views her. When reading this quote most readers would think, she would argue back and fight till her death. Not only because of what he said, but what he has done to her. Delia doesn’t fight back as much.
Little Women is a literary classic that is full of unique and complex characters, each with their own distinctive personalities. One of the more well known characters is Josephine “Jo” March. Jo is considered to be infamous due to her nasty animosity which she has difficulty controlling. Throughout the story, Jo struggles to handle this turbulent anger; an anger which causes her to make many mistakes. In chapter 8 of the novel, Jo’s anger leads her to make a mistake which not only affects her, but also her younger sister Amy.
Melinda liked the pain she gave herself because that’s what she could only feel, since she was raped, to young to understand. Since she did not explain why she called the cops that night of the party she was hated. She decided to ostracizes herself so she won't feel their hatred towards
Together, Iago and Roderigo plotted to destroy Cassio’s image and reputation as well as Desdemona’s marriage. As Iago began setting Cassio up, he began to develop feelings of his own for Desdemona. Iago and Roderigo’s actions resulted in numerous deaths throughout the play. First Iago stabs and kills Roderigo. Then, Othello’s jealousy leads him to smother Desdemona because she was “false with Cassio” (Shakespeare 767).
She only does find redemption by getting into a relationship with another man, taking up her role as a protective mother, foregoing her ambitions, and being proactive in seeking justice for herself, and her daughter. The men are painted as predatory monsters that do not care about the feelings of their partners even when they undergo traumatic events such as rape. All of these aspects are perpetrated by a dysfunctional and cynical legal system that is very inefficient. Through all of it, Lily Forrester is the embodiment of resistance to the corrupt legal system through her actions to seek justice outside of
The absorbing idea in this story was, not judge a book by its cover. We see this show out throughout the story like when everyone thought that Billie was this strong and emotionless girl. So they treated her with awful comments every day but she pretended to be fine with comments soon they got the better of her and she ends up crying. The needed to understand Billie for a person rather than her appearance. This also showed that even the toughest looking person can be hurt awful things that said them or being done to them.
At this point in the book the inherent violence that has been building up through the whole story because of anger and fear takes over and they kill Simon. This shows how humans are inherently violent and without rules in place violence creates a society so defective that it drives people to kill their friends. Another example of violence creating a dysfunctional society in Lord of the Flies is when Jack and the hunters let the fire out to go kill their first pig. “I cut the pig’s throat,” said Jack, proudly, and yet twitched as he said it. “Can I borrow yours, Ralph, to make a nick in the hilt?” The boys chattered and danced.
All of the female characters suffer through it on at least one occasion. When Cunegonde describes the attack on her family’s castle and her subsequent rape she states that it is “the customary way of doing things.” (23) The narrator describes another violent scene: “Girls who had been disemboweled after having sated the natural needs of some of the heroes were breathing their last.” (9) The rape of women is viewed as “natural” and the rapists are “heroes” of the story. This perspective highlights how little power women possessed at that time. The characters in Candide seem to accept the rape as an unfortunate, but common occurrence. Paquette is the only woman who seems to view her situation with any sort of bitterness.
His passion drives him to jealousy and jealousy drives him to death. (“Othello.” The Greenwood Companion 772). After realizing how horrible he has become, Othello kills himself. His jealousy blinds him to all reality. Othello’s emotions are uncontrollable and they destroy every aspect of his life (“Othello” Shakespeare for Students: Book One 448).