This short story recites the tale of a sheltered woman who falls in love with a visiting worker, Homer Barron, and takes drastic measures to remain together when faced with the precariousness of their relationship. Emily Grierson’s desire to actualize her ideal future, caused her to murder Homer to avoid dealing with a petrifying future where she dies alone. The willingness to pursue her utopia was perpetuated by her delusions making her unable to accept the uncertainties accompanied with loving an unattainable man. Emily’s masterful imagination detaches her from the unpredictable world through the creation of a warped sense of reality, harsh expectations in a traditional society, and the instillment of false hope. An individual’s perception of the future dictates the extent they will go to actualize their desires.
Alfred Hitchcock present Rear Window, main character Jeff played by James Stewart. A professional photographer broke his leg while shooting an action auto race. His career is on hold while projects pass him by. Jeff is confined in his New York apartment where he spends most of time looking out the rear window observing the neighbors. He starts to suspect a man that lives across the patio may have something to do with murdering his wife.
Ophelia is a dutiful daughter, representing the "fairer sex" perfectly. She is obedient, loyal, and subservient in every way. She is also intelligent and witty, a quality often forgotten by those around her, conscious of the power dynamics around her. Yet it is her submissiveness, her willingness to please everyone, that ultimately seals her fate. She becomes the pawn of her father and the king and doesn 't have the ability to fight back, allowing herself to be taken advantage of.
Central to the subplot, Hitchcock masterfully uses the relationships in other apartments, as well as cinematic techniques, to illuminate the progression of Jeff’s and Lisa’s relationship. Initially, Jeff and Lisa are counterpoints and their relationship is fraught with tension. Lisa lives an extravagant life as a model and longs to settle down and marry Jeff. Devoted to pursuing Jeff, Lisa is displayed as an exhibitionist. Jeff, on the other hand, is a photographer who leads an exiting life and values his freedom.
Alfred Hitchcock’s film, Rear Window, is an excellent film that brings together some very interesting aspects. The film takes place in the main character, Jeff’s apartment; he is a professional photographer who broke is leg and is confined to his apartment. Jeff begins watching the daily lives of his neighbors for entertainment, he suspects that his neighbor murdered his wife and the movie is all about gathering evidence and probing that this really happened. Throughout this movie Hitchcock makes use of Mise-en-scene, characterization and secondary plot, all of which are very interesting topics that work together to make an exceptional film. Mise-en-scene is present throughout this film, but a couple aspects that are particularly significant include, the lighting, costumes/makeup, and the setting.
The narrator assumes forgetting her lover will make the pain better and is angry at her heart for not allowing her to forget him. She wants to forget him as soon as possible “Haste! Lest while you’re lagging” (7), once again using an exclamation point to indicate anger and hurry, wanting the pain to end. The narrator is angry at herself for not being able to forget him and letting him get to her. Dickinson may have used this poem to express her feelings about an unrequited love interest and the pain that comes with it.
The narrator, upon seeing the eye, attacks the old man and murders him. Officers then come to the narrator’s home to investigate a shriek heard by a neighbor. The narrator sits and chats with the officers but after a little while, guilt overtakes him and he
In Hold Up, Beyoncé somehow found a way to continue to love her husband, even with all of the grief he has put her through. Amy Winehouse’s, You Know I’m No Good, she clearly states that she is the toxic one in the relationship and that even though she is an adulterer, she still longs for her partner. And lastly, Shakespeare’s sonnet 152, he expresses that he wants to continue an affair with a married woman, because he is egotistical and greedy. Not everyone walking this earth has pure intentions at heart, when it comes to things like love and these songs and sonnets prove that. Love is not always effervescent and alluring, it can be gloomy and full of malicious
Hitchcock misleads the audience to create a shock in Psycho, following the character’s journey. When Marion Crane sees an opportunity to improve her living, she steals $40,000. After escaping, she finds herself at the Bates Motel on the road run by a suspicious Norman Bates. Marion can hear Norman and his mother arguing in their house. Marion and Norman have a few chats, later on, she is murdered by what could be an older woman.
The strong effects of love makes Helena a bit foolish and blind in the ways she reacts to it. In scene one of act one, the readers learn that Helena still loves Demetrius even though he loves her friend, Hermia, now. When Helena is first introduced, she demonstrates her jealousy and insecurities by asking Hermia for some of her beauty to win Demetrius back. Hermia and Lysander inform her that they are running away, and that Helena will be able to have Demetrius since he will never see Hermia again. Once Hermia and Lysander leave, Helena gives her soliloquy which reflects the mood of anger and jealousy; she also talks about how she’s going to tell Demetrius the two lover’s plans, so that Demetrius will love her again.
Without a doubt, Astrid is strong-willed as she solves in to her problems without faltering. In addition to being strong willed, Astrid is logical. One noteworthy point for support is that she is known for being smart. As stated by every child within the Fallout Alley Youth Zone, “Astrid the Genius” (Grant 91). The way others think of a person is an accurate way to determine the unique personality traits that person possesses because people are bad at determining their own traits due to personal bias.
Troin Bellisario, from Pretty Little Liars is such a great leader, because she is integrity, self-assured, and last but not least commitment. She has motivated many people to never give up on their dreams. Integrity is one of the first things that relate Troin on the show, and in real life. When the rest of the girls had a doubt, or have a question, she would respond with pure honesty. She has mentioned “you don’t have to be perfect at everything, and that it’s okay to make mistakes”.