His mad state is apparent to Janie when she finds a loaded pistol under his pillow. Due to this, and for her own safety, she has to kill Tea Cake, an action which she is not charged for when brought in front of an all-white jury after a moving testimony. She then returns to Eatonville, which brings the novel back to the beginning where she tells the story to Pheoby. Janie explains to Pheoby that she has come to the realization that she now knows who she truly is and that she can make her own happiness without a man. Tea Cake was the final reminder of her newfound
Imagine the experience of living under the rule of a violent group of terrorists, with no freedom whatsoever. This is what it is like for Najmah in the book Under the Persimmon Tree, by Suzanne Fisher Staples. In this realistic setting, Najmah, a main character, loses most of her family due to the brutality and imposition of the Taliban. The novel depicted the Taliban as dangerous and strict, which is interchangeable for what the Taliban is like in reality. Staples used the Taliban conflict to deepen the reader 's understanding of the impact of conflict on people 's lives.
Mariam and Laila are forced, by punishment up to execution, to remain loyal and patient to their husband and while in public. Even while the alternative is cruel, “Mariam chewed. Something in the back of her mouth cracked”, Rasheed demonstrates his lack of compassion by leaving her to“spit out pebbles, blood, and the fragments of two broken molars”. (p. 104) Enduring injustices like this are nothing short of common for women in developing countries. Men control women through manipulation and fear, powerful, ugly tools that spawn from greed and selfishness.
She was a woman and in this time period she could not do as much as she wanted to. She was the homemaker and took care of the children. She could not take it anymore so she told her husband to kill Duncan so that she could be queen and in charge. “If it were done when ’tis done, then ’twere well It were done quickly. If the assassination Could trammel up the consequence, and catch With his surcease success: that but this blow Might be the be-all and the end-all, here, But here upon this bank and shoal of time, We’d jump the life to come.
Shashawnda Campbell Reading Prompt #7 For colored girls… 1. Indicate two sentences or thoughts you found well written. What makes each a strong sentence? -"& she wanted to be unforgettable - she wanted to be a memory - a wound to every man - arragant enough to want her- she waz the wrath -of women in windows"(30) This is strong because it shows that love is so powerful it can make you do crazy things just to feel it for a quick second. -“I found god in myself & I loved her/ I loved her fiercely”(63) This quote is so strong because it means so much because people would think she found like God but she was symbolizing how she found herself, and she loved her.
4. “Saint Chola” All of the harassment and bullying has taken its toll on Shala who is not only starting to show signs of trauma but begins to change into somebody else. Shala is approached by Saint Chola who she likely finds comfort in as she (Saint Chola) has also likely been discriminated against in the past. When Saint Chola offers to beat up her tormentors, Shala envisions an entire encounter and while she knows that it would do nothing to help her situation, she sends Saint Chola to do it anyways. This shows a transformation in Shala’s character as she seeks revenge and stoops down to her bully’s level.
Powerful emotions were shown in the poem ‘Nettles’ written by Vernon Scannell. Vernon shares his emotions on how dangerous little things can be. He talks about how painful nettles could be and express is feelings which he exaggerates. Then he goes on about the war which is linked to nettles in some way. In the poem of Sister Maude written by Christina Rossetti the emotions spread though out the poem is hatred and anger toward her and love and respect towards her parents.
In what dishonour I left you”, this shows us that Medea is lucky that exile is her punishment when it could be a painful death. My next theme of choice is Revenge as this theme is one of if not the most important one within Medea. The pleasure of getting revenge on someone who has betrayed you in the past or mistreated you is almost self proclaimed as successful in Medea’s eyes. She set’s out a plan and has her focus on nothing else but vengeance, she has so much built up anger that her feeling of love is numbed, it’s almost as if the feeling of hatred has overpowered the feeling of love that she has towards her husband and more importantly her two sons. The leader mentions to Medea “My lady, to kill your own two sons?” and Medea’s cunning response had a huge impact, “it is the supreme way to hurt my
Oprah turned her rough, traumatic childhood into a life that most only dream about, and she has always given back as well. Her struggles through childhood improved her ability to empathize and connect with people who do not have as much as she does. To help give back, she has created projects such as the Mississippi Animal Rescue League and the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls in South Africa (“Look to the Stars”). The creation of these projects, along with her rampant success are what makes Oprah the perfect embodiment of the American Dream. All in all, Oprah’s impressive success story is something that has become commonly known as the American Dream, because that’s what it is.
I Am Malala Rhetorical Analysis Malala Yousafzai unveils the morbid and cruel natures of mankind behind the shadows of ignorance in the country of Pakistan. She revealed how ignorance driven by fear amongst the people can blatantly condemn them into their utmost destruction and how the beauty of whispering hearts can echo the world. Influences of a misunderstood form of Islam succumbed the innocent under the hands of the wretched forces of mankind’s evil such as the Taliban. Henceforth, the country of Pakistan under Taliban rule has gone through constant terrors and discriminations that deprive girls from their education. Malala Yousafzai, a young Pakistani girl who only wanted an education, was forced to view mankind at its worst and at the
The burning symbolizes the force of eros consuming the subject which causes the subject pain. The ‘cooled’ and ‘burned’ also create a juxtaposition that can be analyzed to express what turmoil the mind is undergoing. The subject directly says, “I was crazy for you” This line clearly expresses how significantly the madness has advanced because she admits, that the longing made her crazy. However, after the object is obtained the fire is slightly distinguished the subject is not as