the madness gets worse and she has to be shut away for she try to kill her husband- madness not being all either" (Rhys 63). Cosway warns Rochester not to be trustworthy, otherwise it will lead to her betraying you. If he doesn’t contemplate now, it might be too late as a result, Antoinette will kill
Knox was pressured by police and detectives to accuse another person for the murder of Meredith Kercher. She was also pressured by police into lying and saying that she was in the cottage at the time of the death of Meredith Kercher. Amanda even faced some consequences for not lying to the police and give a false confession. For not giving into the pressure by police Amanda Knox wasted four years of her life in prison. Later on Amanda was tricked into signing a document given by her interrogators stating that she did commit the crime.
However; in "A Jury of Her Peers" talks about the consequences that Minnie had because of the murder of her husband. Another difference is that Mrs. Maloney was a very crafty woman and did the perfect crime to not have consequences for the murder of her husband. On the other hand; we can realize that Minnie was in prison for killing her husband because she did nothing to cover his crime. In "Lamb to the Slaughter" We can clearly understand that Mary was devoted with her husband, but in "A Jury of Her Peers" we can see that it is talking more about feminism and the women were part of second class citizens. One reason that Mary killed her husband was that he wanted the divorce; while she was six months pregnant.
The king had ordered that the remains of the ‘traitor’, Polyneices, not to be given a rightful burial. The king had proclaimed that whomever shall try to bury or utter a prayer in honor of Polyneices will be sentenced to death. The protagonist Antigone, who happens to be the sister of the fallen Polyneices, could not bear the fate that had fallen upon her beloved brother. She was steadfast in her belief that the dead were not bound by the rules that mere mortals impose and that a burial rite has to be bestowed upon the dead to honor the fallen and the will of their gods. She despite knowing the dangers associated with her beliefs acted upon them.
Bertha is much less shy than Antoinette and more willing to stand up for herself. Everything that happens in this novel is purposeful and leads towards Antoinette’s final moments. Despite the cause of Antoinette’s madness not being confirmed beyond a doubt there are many factors that may have played a role in this. Therefore no detail no matter how small should be forgotten, for example the constant neglect she received from her mother, which most likely made
Antigone broke Creon’s law by burying her brother and in the act of doing so, she was caught. Creon locks her away in a jail cell and she kills herself. Haemon; Antigone’s husband; and the chorus bed Creon to free her but he does not want to. He finally gives in but
When the young son passed away due to a stroke, Empress Wu Zetian took on the role as Emperor. Some historians believe that she, in fact, killed her own son to ascend the throne, which I would not be surprised if she did. She was known for being extremely cruel, going to utmost extremes in order to maintain power. She killed and locked up anybody that stood in her way. Unlike Wu Zetian, I believe Medea had a legitimate grievance which is why the tragedy was not solely her fault.
History vs. Hollywood Semester Film Analysis E.C. Assignment Up to 5 Extra Credit Points – Due 1/22/18 Question 1: Summarize the story in the film (not the actual history). Born to Austrian nobility, Marie Antoinette who is only 14 years old , is said to marry Louis XVI, the king of France, in an alliance that has everything to do with politics and nothing to do with love. Sent to France and literally stripped of her former life, including all clothes she wore that were from Austria, Marie weds Louis, but to the consternation of the royal court, he seems either unwilling to accept the marriage while their advisors clamor for an heir to the throne. Young and more than a bit out of step with the new life that she is living, Marie gives herself