The play ensues with Loureen raising her voice to her beloved abusive husband, when she challenges his authority he vanishes. This is where the plots play takes flight as Loureen is left awestruck by his disappearance. She is left confused on the way forward; she does not know how to carry on with life without her husband while feelings of despair and resentment reside within her. She questions whether she is murderer or victim and is left puzzled while trying to piece together the fragments of her life now that she is rid of the monster and freed from his gripping claws. We see the typical symptoms of battered woman syndrome, being displayed by Loureen, as she goes back and forth between memories of her husband and trying to figure her way
Elizabeth Bowen might have added the Psychological scene from her point of view as a small child. As a small child she would have watched her father’s mental state slowly deteriorate. Mrs. Kathleen Drover went crazy and delusional because of the war. She could barely function normally when she went back to her home in the city. Bowen shows the psychological damages that a war can cause on someone.
Emily Grierson in the short story “A Rose for Emily” written by William Faulkner goes through depressing events in her life, but how she deals with these stressors is what is interesting. Ms. Grierson has to deal with the loss of her father. Additionally, the fact that her new found lover did not want to marry her and could leave her at anytime causes more stress. Both of these situations lead her to isolate herself from other people, fearing the thought of the town looking at her as weak. The loss of her father, her lover Barron possibly leaving her, and the thought of being weak, causes Emily Grierson to obtain the fear of abandonment.
Yet when analyzing her actions deeper, one discovers that Hermia is a strong character who displays honorable and respectable traits. For example, Hermia defends her thoughts about her love to Lysander by confronting those who have greater power than she does. Furthermore, after determining that she would rather remain unmarried than be with someone who she does not truly love, Hermia boldly decides to run away with Lysander. Even when Robin casts a spell on Lysander that confuses him about who he loves, Hermia works to convince him of the love they share and fearlessly confronts her childhood friend Helena about the situation. Hermia’s willingness to fully realize her ultimate desire requires fortitude, strength, and an ability to decipher when actions are not suitable to character.
She refuses to follow the traditional norms and standards in which women are expected to be servile and passive, as Ibsen puts it; “she really wants to live the whole life of a man “.In the play Hedda Gabler, Hedda tries to go beyond the limits. Under the mask of Feminism, she is having masculine goals, she wants to be authoritative, govern the world and rule over people. But she never ever permits herself to be ruled by anyone nor even her husband. On Brack’s suggestion of her love for Tesman, she responds in the play as “Faugh–don’t use that sickening word!” (p. 27). For her love is something ugly and
She feared that she would of woken up too soon before Romeo could of gotten to her, and that she would of woken up and suffocated. She also feared seeing her dead family members, including Tybalt and that she would of went crazy from the memory of waking up in a dark tomb. All of these doubts that Juliet was having were possibilities that were likely to happen. Friar Lawrence takes a big risk and gives her the potion
There is one thing embedded human society and that is blame. Blame overall is the action of putting shame on a person because they may or may not have done something incorrectly. Blame seems to be used a lot with people because they do not want to accuse themselves of the problem for the reason to not look bad in front of others, so therefore they resort to blaming others. For instants, in William Shakespeare's play, Romeo and Juliet, blame seems to be an important factor because there are many people who are to at fault for Romeo and Juliet's inevitable demise. From what the story shares, there are many people at fault but I believe that the two factors to blame for Romeo and Juliet death are the Juliet parents and Romeo and Juliet’s want
By escaping from the conventions, the narrator frees herself from the schedules, and control of the guardians who guarded all her actions. It is true that the new situation isolates her from the others, but it assumes herself as a free autonomous subject. Now, it is she who decides not to leave the room and live in otherness. Insanity gives her on a certain inner level the possibility of escaping from traditional social constructions. Madness will be the factor that isolates her from society and at the same time will allow her to be free from the conventions and mandates of patriarchal society.
In “Wildwood”, Junot Diaz presents a troubled teenager by the name Lola to have distinct conflicting values with her mother. Her mother has controversial Dominican norms and responsibilities. These norms are not what Lola wants to be. Her mother soon gets sick and increases Lola’s feelings to take action on how she wants to live her life. When Lola and her mom continue to carry their abusive conflict, Lola decides to run away to Wildwood.
Oppression is a factor that those under it wish to eliminate as oppression destroys all types of happiness and satisfaction in an oppressed persons life. Works by numerous authors going as far back as Patrick Henry and as present as Langston Hughes demonstrate the oppressed as constantly battling their oppressors. These writers allow the audience see the mistreatment men, women, and children have gone through, which ultimately exposes the harsh realities of the lives ' of the oppressed. The injustice society has caused on many has brought upon destruction and disintegration not only to the families of the oppressed, but also to others living in fear of what could happen. This injustice is wide ranging, anywhere from the British tyranny on American