but she was completed broken by everything he had come to put her though. She hoped that John would come to find her unconscious but alive and in time to get her the help she needed. She hoped after this they would get married however John never showed. In the murder suicide the karma element for this is when John intern kills himself when he finds out now he is now being the victim of infidelity and neglect. And not just a victim but also witnessing the act taking place.
He is ultimately unable to persuade her and goes through a visible depression. This entices him to take the blame for the car accident that kills Myrtle, "Yes," he said after a moment, "but of course I 'll say I was… Well, first Daisy turned away from the woman toward the other car, and then she lost her nerve and turned back. The second my hand reached the wheel I felt the shock – it must have killed her instantly” (143), he does this because he is a hopeless romantic and wants to take care of Daisy even if she did reject him. Unfortunately this act of kindness later leads to his death because George finds out who the owner of the yellow car is (Gatsby, the car that hit Myrtle) and decides to take matters into his own hands.
Death of a Salesman shows us that in a perfect way. After a final confrontation between Biff and Willy, it all concludes with Biff telling his father he does not want to be a salesman just like his father, he wants to follow his own path. The play concludes with Willy realizing that Biff has always loved him regardless of their fights. Soon after, Willy leaves and commits suicide by driving off of a bridge. When at Willy’s funeral, Biff says, “He had the wrong dreams.
As well as Blanche lies and her mental state slopes downhill, Blanche has another issue which is also a factor as to why she is the way she is. From the time Blanche was a young teenager, when she married her husband at the age of sixteen, to her current self, she has had many issues with men. The first issue is that she married young and found something out that pushed her to make her do things she later regretted. “... A widow of a homosexual husband…”(House22)
He would harm himself in many ways as penance for his sins. Although he had never revealed his sin, he was followed by guilt that turned his life into misery. The Scarlet letter demonstrated the moral consequences of both hidden as well as revealed sins through two prominent characters. Hester, whose sin had been revealed, went through a grueling life judged by her community for her sins until she was able to prove her compassionate nature.
Lastly, terror is a big emotion that caused negativity. If Ismene was not scared of Creon and helped bury Polyneices better and would have had a better chance in saving Antigone. Love was a huge emotion in the play Antigone. Antigone’s love for her brother Polyneices led to her being put in jail and led to her killing herself. Also, another negative effect due to love was when the defining of Haemon's father took
Atonement In the novel Atonement, written by Ian McEwan, the young Briony find out what it feels like to live with eternal grief and regret. Briony accuses one of her friends, Robbie, for raping her cousin because of her jealousy of him being in love with her sister Cecilia and not herself. Throughout the novel the main focuse is if Briony will find atonement after her false accusation against an innocent man.
He tells her that he will see her in the afterlife and she leaves. Although, many girls lied about being affected by witchcraft Abigail was the worst of them all. She manipulated her new found power and used it as a tool in seeking revenge but she didn’t realize that her beloved would suffer from her actions. John was told that he would be pardoned if he ‘confesses’ and agrees to do so.
When we keep secrets we also keep guilt and guilt will destroy us from the inside. In the book of scarlet letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne and how one woman who committed adultery with a character named dimmesdale who is the town revered. Dimmesdale kept secrets to maintaining his reputation but actions the guilt eats him from the inside. Dimmesdale the town revered for the puritan religion. He commits adultery with Hester and has a child, but instead of facing his sin he keeps inside for no one to know.
Additionally, the death of the Original American Dream is shown through the increasing desire for materialism and excess. Myrtle’s love of materialism is what ruins her marriage with her husband and drives her toward death. When she first marries George, Myrtle believes that she is crazy about him, but she reveals, “The only crazy I was was when I married him. I knew right away I made a mistake. He borrowed somebody’s best suit to get married in, and never even told me about it…”
Another element in this novel is Melinda’s inner conflict, man vs. self. What Melinda has been through greatly affected her everyday life. She struggles with depression, dislikes her appearance, and feels ashamed of herself for something that isn 't her fault: “I want to confess everything, hand over the guilt and mistake and anger to someone else...even if I dump the memory, it will stay with me, staining me” (Anderson 51). Andy Evans, the senior who raped her, made her feel worthless. This situation is much like the one in the novel The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins.
Hester Prynne was a Victim Living during the Puritan era has its setbacks. Hester Prynne was harshly victimized for adultery and it was not taken lightly by her Puritan judges. Hester was a victim of her time because, she was caught in a “love triangle between herself, her minister lover, Arthur Dimmesdale, and her husband, now called Roger Chillingworth”. (Seabrook) Hester was also a victim because, “Her imagination was somewhat affected, and, had she been of a softer moral and intellectual fibre, would have been still more so, by the strange and solitary anguish of her life”. (Hawthorne pg 85) Another reason Hester is a true victim because “ Hester Prynne did not now occupy precisely the same position in which we beheld her during the
Death is a result. Whether it is from a fault of a person, a disease or an action, it is always a result of something. At the end of Romeo and Juliet, Romeo and Juliet commit suicide and their are two people at fault for this. Juliet and her father Lord Capulet are to blame for the death of the two lovers because of the irrational decisions made by Lord Capulet and his daughter 's marriage, Juliet’s quick decision to use a fake poison that could have many different outcomes, and how Juliet relied too heavily on other people. Some ay say that their are more people who helped to lead up to the After the death of Tybalt, Juliet was changing her mind frequently about things including her marriage.