“She did deceive her father, marrying you, And when she seemed to shake and fear your looks, She loved them most. ”(3,3,211-213) Iago talks down about Desdemona for not following her father’s commands. Therefore Iago uses that as a reason for Othello to not completely trust Desdemona. “Be as your fancies teach you.
“We just won’t tell him[Commander], will we?” (303) is a solid proof that Serena is not loyal to the Commander and she just wants to have a baby. When Serena found out about the affair she said “Just like the other one. A slut. ”(420).
Her letter to John Quincy Adams, her son shows the affection she has for her son. She writes formally and personally to get her point across yet, still making it clear that her son has a support from his loving family to help guide him through any adversities that may be thrown his way. Through her rhetoric Abigail Adams is able to show the perfect balance a mother must have in guiding her son towards the direction best for him, while maintaining logical and emotional
In the short story, “The Wife of his Youth,” by Charles Chesnutt, the character Mrs. Dixon undergoes a change in thought through realizing love’s true place, which causes her to think less of herself. Mrs. Dixon completely changes her viewpoint as a result of hearing Mr. Ryder’s story. The story explains a man who, although separated from his wife, keeps his love for her. Upon listening to this story, Mrs. Dixon understands the meaning of loyalty and love and how it has obviously impacted Mr Ryder. Realizing Mr. Ryder is speaking of himself when asking if “the man” should acknowledge his previous love, she does not become frustrated or distraught.
Elizabeth is loving and honest women. She values her marriage and her sons. Elizabeth tells John that he should leave Abigail alone and never talk to her again. She advises John “You'll tear it free—when you come to know that I will be your only wife, or no wife at all! She has an arrow in you yet, John Proctor, and you know it well!”
In response to Creon’s verdict, Antigone explained: “ This punishment will not be pain. Only if I let my mother’s son lie there unburied then I could not have borne it. This I can bear “ (Lines 391-394). Being the stubborn character that Antigone is she was not ready to give into her
It appears to me that he wants to save her from the torment that he is experiencing about having to murder his friend (how sweet...). After reading to Act III, I find the Macbeth marriage to be pretty one-sided. Although they both seem to love each other, Lady Macbeth is an intense woman to the point where she is almost abusive. I look forward to seeing how their relationship changes as the tides turn on them in the last two
Another instance of sexual abuse in The Glass Castle is when Walls’ Uncle Stanley touches Jeannette inappropriately. After telling her mother of this incident, Jeannette receives no sympathy. In fact, Rose Mary ends up giving her sorrow to Stanley, claiming that she feels bad for him because he is “lonely.” Rose Mary also states that sexual assault is a “crime of perception.” This dismissal and victim-shaming is prevalent in today’s world.
“I won’t put up with his abusive obscenities.” The king ordered that n one be so hold as to lay hold of Halli for all of this, “but it can be changed, it you think that another woman is more suitable to lie beside me and be queen - you hardly know how to hear your praise.” (Sarcastic Halli Page 356).I thought this was very strange because any husband would be mad if they heard someone say insulting things about their wife, but instead king thought it was funny and he was trying to explain to his wife. After reading all of these texts, I have came to conclusion that in their culture they don’t think about other people's feeling before they say something. They think saying insulting things about someone is a way to compliment them, but I think it is a bad manner to say such things to others.
Portia is honorable because she believes it was her fault she couldn’t stop Brutus from joining the conspiracy, and it was too late by the time she found out. Instead, Portia commits suicide, by swallowing fire coals. This is obviously honorable at that time, due to having the courage of suicide, not to mention the method of hot coals. “ No, my Brutus. You have some sick offence within your mind, which by the right and virtue of my place I ought to know of,” (2.1.266-270) Portia was truly a valiant and loyal wife, who stood up to Brutus and tried to keep him from harm, this cost her life, as she fell distressed up
“There’s nothing remarkable in their making a man foolish, in women winning men To sin, for Adam our father was deceived just so, and Solomon, and also Samson, Delilah was his death and later David Endured misery for Batheba’s beauty. Women ruined them: how wonderful if men could love them well, but never believe them!” (130). Ever since Adam & Eve days, females have been seen as femme fatale. As “An alluring and seductive woman, especially one who leads men into compromising and dangerous situations.