But yet she keeps her strength to fight. Fleur Pillager is with her “teeth, strong and sharp and very white” (12). She embodies the characteristics of mythical wolf. Pauline adds when she returns from Argus, “young girl had never done such a thing before” (8). When Fleur returns to the reservation, Nanapush inquires about her rape.
Her actions do seem cruel and evil, but she is also a grieving mother that wants to avenge her son. After Grendel’s death, “Grendel’s fierce mother” begins to exhibit human-like characteristics such as her caring and protective nature for her child. This can be shown when she carried “off the claw that Beowulf tore from her child” to demonstrates her anger and grief for her son’s death. While she is characterised to be a “she-wolf,” she is also a “mighty mother” that just wants to protect her child. Her whole purpose of killing Hrothgar’s friend and wreaking in Heorot is was to avenge Grendel’s death.
Marilyn displays her acceptance of death, and her acceptance of responsibility for her actions. In Homestead in Idaho, Geneva is dying and struggling to stay alive. In a panic to save her children from suffering, “She took the gun again and turned it to the crib… You will be with me… The trigger once, then again...”
The Healing Power of His Love “Forgive them, they know not what they do,” God whispered in Immaculee’s ear. Immaculee, a Tutsi Rwandan girl, was huddled in a incredibly tiny bathroom filled with seven other young ladies hiding from mass murderers trying to kill every Tutsi in the country. She struggled day and night trying to forgive the killers, but could only think of hatred for them until God said those words in her ear. She opened her heart to him and was saved by his loving mercy. Immaculee viewed being spared and being saved as different and through Immaculee’s story she showed me that we have to love and forgive others even if they have hurt us.
On the other hand, we see the power of feminine motion on Beowulf when he first encounters Grendel’s mother. She is a mythical monster who feeds on the flesh of humans. She is not given a name but referred to only as “Grendel’s mother”. Like most mothers, she takes on the roles as a nurturer, she must defend the honor of her child. During the Anglo-Saxon period, and even in today’s society, females portrayed as peace keepers because they are not supposed to get involved in any of action that starts some kind of feud.
This was shown when his wife started to notice him coming home late, leaving in the middle of the night, and leaving early in the morning to be gone all day. “He’d come back late and worn out, and pretty near cross for one so sweet-tempered, not wanting to talk about it. ”(lines 49-51) Toward the end of the story, it shows how the wife 's husband had left and she became very worried. As the husband was found outside the wife watched him change and form into a human.
We learn in chapter 4 that Lennie accidentally kills one of Slim’s puppies. Lennie is heartbroken, but Curley’s wife comes to soothe him by allowing Lennie pet her hair. Later, Lennie begins to unexpectedly pull on her scalp as she screams in pain. He then proceeds to try and make her stop yelling but shakes her too hard and breaks her neck. When news began to spread about Curley’s wife death, George already knew it was Lennie.
Tita is not allowed to marry because she has to stay and take care of her mother when all the other siblings leave. The story progresses with Tita taking care of Pedro’s and her older sister Rosaura’s child only to be taken away to an insane asylum for her change in attitude when her love is forced to leave. Like Water for Chocolate is a novel that is densely populated with women, and each woman represents a distinct version of femininity. The story goes through tough situations such as Tita having no say in her love, Tita creating a meal so amazing that it sends love signals everywhere, raising Rosaura's child, Tita being sent to the asylum,
However, in Hogan’s novel Power this idea comes most to life. After Ama, a strong traditional woman, has killed a panther, she tells the younger Omishto that she must tell the truth about her crime, except for a description of the cat’s appearance. Not until later in the novel does the reader discover the reason for this omission. Omishto realizes that to describe the run down and sickly appearance of the panther to the elders, “would cut their world in half. It would break their hearts and lives.
The Egyptian Wolf God (EWG), is a god-like wolf with the body of a human but a head of a wolf, who lives in Egypt. And the Grey Wolf (GW) has many breeds of dogs, they are Arctic Wolf, Common Wolf, Gray Wolf, Mexican Wolf, Plains Wolf, Timber Wolf, Tundra Wolf, and Wolf. The Egyptian Wolf God is part human and part wolf. They worshiped the Upper Egypt. He is one of the earliest gods to be worshiped by Abydos.
Scout (Jean Louise)- Jean Louise (more commonly known as Scout) is introduced to us as a young six year old girl who is innocent, but intrigued in the world. “‘If you shouldn’t be defendin‘ him, then why are you doin’ it?’ ‘For a number of reasons,' said Atticus. ' The main one is, if I didn’t I couldn’t hold up my head in town, I couldn’t represent this county in the legislature, I couldn’t even tell you or Jem not to do something again.’