Nelson, Patrias son, had been arrested with his father, Jaimito, for being part of the revolution. Shown in Patria writings, “Suddenly it all came out, along with the tears. How I had read in the papers about El Jefe excusing minors, how my boy had just turned eighteen in prison, how I wondered if there was anything at all Peña could do to get my boy pardoned(258)”. The fear for her son drove her to become helpless and fall right into what the government wants, which is to hold the cards against people who resists. They use torture, murder, and imprisonment to invoke fear into the citizen on the Dominican Republic.
Medea plots her revenge by murdering the king, the bride and her two children in order to make Jason suffer and take away everything Jason cared about. The Greek gods felt that Medea was in her right and they proved this by allowing and even helping her escape in the end of the play
The first women’s rights convention accelerated several other conventions that gave women a voice. The planning of those conventions initiated the creation of the Declaration of Sentiments. During the reform movement, the efforts made towards women’s rights were effective because of women’s
Courage Courage is strength in the face of pain. Julia Alvarez portrays different types of courage in her novel, In the Time of the Butterflies. The novel is set during the time of Trujillo's dictatorship in the Dominican Republic. As a result, some of the Mirabal sisters; Minerva, Maria Teresa, and Patria, to take a step in joining a revolution against him.
The novel Macbeth was set in the 16th century and of Mice and Men was set in the 1930s almost three centuries apart. Even though both novels were set in different centuries, Lady Macbeth and Curley’s wife have the same inherent characteristics. Lady Macbeth has a very dominant and powerful role in shaping the events in the play. Her greed and avarice lead to Macbeth committing the crime. “Was the hope drunk wherein you dress’d yourself?”
In the Dominican Republic between the 1930s and 1960s, there was a family of sisters who was determined to make a change for the people of their country. Trujillo was an unruly, brutal, vicious dictator who ruled with an iron fist. Under his rule, anyone who would step out of line would be killed. This would include spreading word about how he ran his country. Trujillo made sure he knew what everyone was doing by deploying spies near most homes and businesses.
In In The Time of the Butterflies, Julia Alvarez utilizes the power struggle between Trujillo, dictator of the Dominican Republic in 1994 and the Mirabal sisters, who try to overthrow the government, as a means to demonstrate the power struggle the people faced during this time period of Trujillo’s reign. Trujillo is a man who thrives on power and put spies in place to make sure that none of the people were even hinting towards a revolt. When Papa makes a snide comment about Trujillo being a female ruler, in that moment, “the dark fills with spies who are paid to hear things and report them down at Security” (Alvarez 10). This was the beginning of the end of three out of the four Mirabal sisters. Trujillo posts his face on every newspaper, book cover, and anything that people commonly use in order to promote how great he is.
One of the supporting characters in “The Devil and Tom Walker” is Tom’s wife. When she found out that her husband wasn’t going to accept a deal with the Devil, she grabbed all of the valuables and went to the Devil. The author wrote, “Being of the same fearless temper as her husband, she set off for the old Indian fort towards the close of a summer’s day.”. Why did she do that? She was greedy.
Her use of flashbacks tells the different stories of each family, and eventually connects them all near the end. She uses metaphors to express the connection between both the girl and her mother. The similes Tan used are included to compare the differences between the mother and daughter she refers to. Tan has a theme of the importance of family in all her books, but The Joy Luck Club focuses on the most important relationship there is, the one shared between a girl and her mother, and it can overcome even the most different of
2.3-Results and Discussion: The writer in The Bell Jar tries to prove that the woman is able to face the whole society and does what she wants. The woman has an ability to prove to the world her strength to achieve her desires. She does not accept the life which the society forced her to live in, but she thinks to make a better one. Although she faced many difficulties but she overcomes them. Sylvia Plath used the first person narration to prove that the woman is able to talk about herself.
When James Madison’s wife, Dolley, heard and saw the British soldiers coming on the horizon, President Madison immediately went into hiding in Maryland. They all knew the British were going to burn down the President’s Residence. So she grabbed a portrait of George Washington, instead of family belongings and fled as well. Soon after, the British
Arthur Miller 's dramatic playwright, The Crucible was about women who were being trialed for their association with the Devil and witchcraft and it took place in Salem, Massachusetts. Miller published The Crucible three years during the whole fiasco with Joseph McCarthy and him claiming that there were people who were communist living in the USA. During the McCarthy fiasco the claimed communist people where being trialed and investigated, much like the women in The Crucible who were being trialed for being classified as a witch. Miller states that he wrote The Crucible out of desperation. At first he wanted to write about the hunt for the Reds in America, but he was motivated to write the playwright because of the liberals fear of being
Malcolm X was killed in 1965, and Baldwin was in London at the time, but he found out shortly after. Gloria, Baldwin’s sister, answered the call and quickly relayed the message back to him. She said, “‘Well, I’ve got to tell you because the press is on its way over here. They’ve just killed Malcolm X.’” Baldwin went on to write about why the press was on its way to him, writing about how he was wrongly believed to have falsely accused innocent people of his murder (117-118). Malcolm X was a somewhat close companion of Baldwin during the Civil Rights Movement, but the death of a closer comrade impacted Baldwin much more.
It told realistic tales of the female’s role in the war, as important supporters. This book is “new” because Berkin wanted to gather the perspectives of women from all the different classes and race into a single collection. Other sources have had these stories separately, but by putting them all together, the reader can contrast the differences and similarities within one read. Berkin also goes in-depth about the events each women had to go through from different regions of the colonies and from different backgrounds. The author doesn’t hesitate to introduce ladies of different ideas and personalities.
The night of Angela and Bayardo 's wedding, Bayardo founds that his wife is not a virgin. Se is sent back to her home where she is beating by her mother and weeps, not because of her mother but the pain she feels for her husband. Angela 's brother, Pablo and Pedro are sent to kill the Santiago Nasar, the person who supposedly took their sister 's virginity. Throughout the story we learn how the brothers go about there vengeful journey to regain their families ' honor and respect. The entire town eventually figures out about the murder and only several people try to stop the murder from happening, but ultimately failed.