Doug lying next to his wife with children of his own sleeping in the other room woke up and decided that he “will arise and go now and kill Ralph Underhill” (Bradbury 1). The reason this thought came about was because of the horrible things Ralph did to him when they were twelve. These memories were so vivid that the only seemingly just thing to do was to kill Ralph. Doug was not sure why it took so long to seek revenge and it had Doug questioning, “Why it hadn't come to [him] when [he] was thirty or forty”
He had just killed king Duncan and he says that he will never be able to wash all of the blood out of his hands. He feels so guilty that he thinks that what he did will never get better. He is seeing the consequence of listening to the witches. This is an example of guilt because at that point he would do anything to take it back. Another example of guilt is the hallucinations that Macbeth has after he kills someone.
It is interesting how they take their children and pit them against one another many times without realization. Bernard Berkman is a novelist whose career has gone into a slow decline and is now reduced to teaching. His wife, Joan meanwhile, discovers a literary talent of her own and has recently begun publishing her own work, which only increases the growing tension between them. It is interesting to note that the two of them are completely different from each other in terms of their personalities and it left me wondering what made them hold on for so long! There is evidence of fierce competition between the couple which is obvious from the
Unimaginable Power “A Rose for Emily” “A Rose for Emily” a short story written by William Faulkner, brings us to the discussion of a dysfunctional family structure. This story has a very interesting twist, for us as readers surely have to read to the end to understand the journey we will embark on in this mysterious tale. Emily’s father was very protective of his daughter. She was like his prized procession that no one was to look at, “for if there were any gentleman callers he would drive them away” (Faulkner 683). This resulted in Emily being a bit awkward and nonsocial.
All cases of PTSD relatively are triggered by a disturbing part of one’s life. For Blanche, her trauma was witnessing the death of her husband. The story begins when Blanche, in scene six is recalling this with Mitch and she tells him she witnessed her husband with another man and for a while avoids the issue rather than confronting him. One night the three of them went to the casino and in the middle of the Varsouviana Blanche told Allan that he “disgusts” her. A few moments after Blanche’s confrontation with Allen she hears a gunshot and runs to see what the disturbance was all about and devastatingly enough, it was Allen who stuck a revolver in his mouth and fired, blowing the back of his head off.
The novel says, “I know not; despair had not yet taken possession of me; my feelings were not of rage and revenge. I could with pleasure have destroyed the cottage and its inhabitants, and have glutted myself with their shrieks and misery”(Shelley 97). The cottage that the Monster was near had a family living in it that were kind and polite. The Daemon is telling Frankenstein that after all that he’s been through, he could have killed them all out of anger; instead he didn’t want revenge, he just wanted to be loved. Later, when the daemon met the blind man and began speaking with him, Felix came into the room and pulled De Lacey away from the Monster.
He put the gun up to the back of Lincoln’s head and shot him. After he shot, he jumped off the ledge and said, “Sic semper tyrannis!”, which is Virginia's state motto, and means “Thus ever to tyrants!” Even though he broke his leg jumping off the ledge, John managed to escape the theatre. In all of the commotion, when the audience realized, after Lincoln’s wife screamed in terror, that something bad had actually happened and it was not just part of the act, a doctor from the audience came to Lincoln’s aide. The doctor had told them that he would not make it through the
An important time in Holden’s past was when he “slept in the garage the night [his brother] died” and his emotional instability at that point caused him to “[break] all the goddam windows with [his] fist” (50). Because of his young age, Holden refuses to accept that his brother, Allie, is gone from his life. Holden’s premature exposure to death resulted in an untimely loss of innocence. Knowing the affect of death firsthand, he sees the value of innocence in the youth and the importance in keeping it as long as possible. During his runaway journey, he befriends two nuns and discusses his thoughts on how Mercutio’s death “was Romeo’s fault… It drives [Holden] crazy if somebody gets killed… and it’s somebody else’s fault” (145).
Capote tells the readers that Perry smith had actually murdered the Clutters but some how in the end, the reader still feels bad for him. This is because of the way Truman Capote shows pity for Smith and inflicts his opinion into the book by sharing the saddest moments of Smiths childhood with the reader, as though saying that he shouldn’t be blamed for the murder because his childhood shaped him to be this
Esperanza is learning from the mistakes that Sally has made in her life. Esperanza fells sad for Sally, she always looked up to her, but now Sally is slowly rotting away. Even though Sally is made mistakes in her childhood Esperanza is taking in the things she should not be doing. She knows about how boys will try and talk to you because of “Hips” or your “Looks” Esperanza has learned from her friends mistakes. She is slowly maturing into a young