However, these fantasies and dreams that she entertains herself with serve to prove how Orual cares about Bardia. She loves him, causing her to try and keep him for herself. This confession of love permits readers to empathize with Orual, and the intensity at which she mourns brings her pity. After taking into consideration all of Orual’s losses, readers become sympathetic and overlook her
Her anguish and anger was relatable by the audience because her sorrow and grief symbolises an average woman of her time who would have reacted in a similar way after a loss of her husband. However she transforms herself into an evil master mind and labels her husband and his new wife as her enemy. Her pursuit of revenge and will of making 'corpses of three of her enemies' flips the whole scenario as well as her characteristics. By this time she becomes a distinct character and no longer remains a typical woman. This clearly shows the hidden strength of a woman which was suppressed by men.
Azucena and Nihilism: Because This Story isn 't Depressing Enough "I felt how in that instant both were saved from despair, how they were freed from the clay, how they rose above the vultures and helicopters, how together they flew above the vast swamp of corruption and laments. How, finally, they were able to accept death." (Isabel Allende: And of Clay We Are Created) And of Clay we Are Created is a depressing tale of a girl 's inevitable death. But what is often missed after the first reading is the nihilistic undertones of this already sad story. Behind this tragic tale is a girl learning to accept her demise and an already broken man internalizing this further until the sheer weight of existence becomes too much for him, leaving the once main source of hope in this story to an inactive shadow of his former self.
Edna shows a lot of signs of depression. Edna doesn’t want to take care of her children, she is sad after Robert leaves, and she eventually commits suicide. Depression is a state that can affect a person's thoughts, behavior, and feelings. People that are depressed feel sad, empty, hopeless, worthless, guilty, or irritable. They might lose interest in activities that they once enjoyed.
Mallard’s death is a combination of her heart condition and becoming suddenly over-happy at the sight of her husband. This is ironic because the real reason for Mrs. Mallard’s death is the opposite. It is a combination of her weak heart and extreme sudden sadness and shock. Everyone thinks she was still overcome with sadness from his death when really she was finally happy that she could look forward to a long, independent life, living just for herself. Then when she discovered that her husband was really alive they thought she was so overcome with joy that she died when really she became extremely sad again because she was back where she had been before the incident.
In the play Trifles, the songbird was used to symbolize peace, hope, and comfort. The bird is the only thing that Mrs. Wright had in life that was able to create happiness in the bad times. The songbird was Mrs. Wright 's whole world. When Mr. Wright took the life of the songbird, Mrs. Wright 's heart was broken. Mrs. Wright loved the bird and after Mr. Wright killed the bird there was so much madness, hatred, and disgust towards the husband.
“According to Morrison: “So it was. A little black girl yearns for the blue eyes of a little white girl, and the horror at the heart of her yearning is exceeded only by the evil of fulfilment.”(Pg.204) The desire for blue eyes destroyed Pecola, she went from being an object of pity, to an object of mockery. “We saw her sometimes, Frieda and I-after the baby came too soon and died. After the gossip and the slow waging of heads. She was so sad to see.
In the “Awakening”, the author, Kate Chopin broke the nineteenth century standards of the ideal woman through the main character Edna Pontellier which sparked a lot of controversy. Mrs. Pontellier throughout the book has a journey of self discovery, as an independent woman who rebels against the social norms by leaving her husband. Chopin reaches out to her audience of women, to stand up against the oppression that they served due to the roles that were pressed upon them as caretakers of the house and as accessories to their husbands. Kate Chopin ended “The Awakening” with the suicide of Mrs. Pontellier because that is how Chopin gave Mrs. Pontellier her freedom, a freedom and rebirth from the harsh society that many women had to live during those times. The ending of the book sparked a lot of controversy over the way that Chopin decided to Edna Pontellier to make Edna commit suicide.
O’Connor’s depiction of the wooden leg in the story is a mild comparison to the amputation of her very soul threatened by imminent death relating to Lupus. To O’Connor her life became ugly and she voiced this matter of fact to Langkjaer in her comments about a self portrait that she had painted that was not flattering or attractive. Just as Hulga was highly educated, Flannery did know that she had high intelligence though she couldn’t spell and wasn’t good at Math. When her once last chance at love before her death was gone, it sparked emotions that had to quickly be dealt with and so O'Connor penned her masterpiece about her pain, her broken heart, her broken spirit and broken soul. Through this experience of loss of love and her imminent decline fo her life to Lupus, the author wrote a story to cleanse her healthy mind of pain and sorrow.
1 “Don’t be dramatic, it’s just some plastic, no one will love you if you’re unattractive” by Melanie Martinez. Have you ever felt like you weren’t pretty enough, just because society has a different definition of pretty? Society today sets high standards of body image, facial features, and talents. Society’s high standards have various negative effects on us, especially if we’re girls. Setting these standards has caused an enormous number of girls all around the world to despise their flaws; therefore, have a very low self-esteem which leads to portentous physical and mental disorders and illnesses.
This is her beauty. Liesel Meminger has a lot of ugly qualities about her, yet she also has a bright and beautiful piece of her. From a readers point of view, she really is a 'diamond in the rough '. She inspires death to keep going. All the characters have an ugly side as well as a beautiful side, just like humans still do now in current society.