As this progresses, the woman starts to go mad from ignorance and starts to believe there is someone behind the Wallpaper. In her room, the narrator starts to obsess over the Wallpaper. The Wallpaper symbolizes women starting to realize how unfair they were treated and how responded to this. As the women’s illness keeps getting subdued by her husband, she starts to go mad and the wallpaper demonstrates this. In the third entry of her diary she says, “Of
Shown was a lady who is clearly losing it, who is lamenting, and who has had a mental meltdown. The media was going after her like vultures, and which is what truly matters to the scene. The truth behind showing her may have been to create an impression about how hard and frosty the mother must be to get off on the reality she 's on television, yet it 's about how icy and figuring the neighborhood media was, on account of the nearby media assumed a dreadful part of this situation. Allowing this in the film connects the audience into still believing that the makers of this film were on the side of the “guilty” members in
That’s what they came in there for. Held me down and took it.” (pg. 37) Here we see Sethe experience something that countless other slave women had, loss of sexual agency and personhood. She hyper-focuses on the loss of her milk because that hurts the most for her.
Nurse Ratched took a chance on his life to perform this which disrupted his mental thought process. In the end of the novel Bromdon took a chance just like Nurse Ratched and smothers McMurphy and ends his life. “As she studies the pictures, she breaks down from time to time, weeping as only a mother who has outlived a child can weep, betraying a sense of loss so huge and irreparable that the mind balks at taking its measure. Such bereavement, witnessed at close range, makes even the most eloquent apologia for high-risk activities ring fatuous and hollow. ( 132)”.
Whilst Tess possesses a vulnerability that is exploited, Esther is cast out from society because of her mental disorder. A major setback for Esther’s development was the societal beliefs and attitudes surrounding mental health and its treatment, something Plath includes to highlight her own struggles with depression. This alienation manufactured her beliefs that ‘wherever I sat -- on the deck of a ship or at a street café in Paris or Bangkok -- I would be sitting under the same glass bell jar, stewing in my own sour air.’ Plath’s allusion casts Esther in the hellish realm of her own mind, a ‘glass bell jar’, forced to watch the world revolve around her when she needs their acceptance the most. The fragmented structure we see in this line through
Similarly the girl is in that extreme condition that only people pass words but offers no helping hand. Expression of mother The last lines of the poem depict the violation inflicted upon the girl. In those lines it is found out that the violence and miserable condition of the girl is due to the torture done by her mother. It shows symbol of child abuse by parents. As one of the character expressed is mother with a glowing skin.
Aside from stigmas in society, transgenders often faced negative reactions from their families. Pepper Labeija described her experience as a young transgender. Labeija recalled his mother’s intolerance and described, ”When I had women’s clothes in my closet and she found them, she would destroy them” (Paris is Burning 21:17-21:22). This story provided personal insight into the pain and hardship that transgenders faced within their families — a place meant to provide comfort and safety. Transgenders often dealt with unpredictable reactions from their loved ones.
"Kahlo painted herself as the quietly suffering female. In every possible sense, the mass-culture Kahlo embodies that now-poisonous term: victim-hood. She was the victim of patriarchal culture, victim of an unfaithful husband, and simply the victim of a horrific accident. But that's probably one reason why she's so popular.” "She dramatized the pain in her paintings, while carefully cultivating a self-image as a 'heroic sufferer.'" (Mencimer, 2002) 2.
This connection is apparent in various aspects of their lives: the Physical aspect and the Emotional aspect. Medusa disfiguration and how she looked in relation to Lucy, which is somehow close physically, but to some extent Medusa’s was far more extreme than Lucy’s. That informs us that no matter how you think our lives are bad, someone else has it worst than us, which was the horrified cursed Medusa. She a Monster from head to heels. The Emotional aspect, for Medusa and Lucy is apparent in the following quote from “Autobiography of a face” makes the connection : “I put the mirror away, shut off the lights, went back into the living room, and lay in the sunlight with the cats.
“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.