Laertes ordered Ophelia to write to him while he is away, Laertes also told Ophelia to consider Hamlet’s affection just as lust instead of love, he told her that Hamlet can never love her, and that he is too high in power to ever have true feelings for her. Laertes also told Ophelia to not fall for what Hamlet is telling her. Laertes suggested that Ophelia is a very weak women and did not have adequate judgment. He told her not be with Hamlet, even though he knew that he did the same thing (I.iii.). Laertes was very hypocritical towards Ophelia during the
This creates a sympathetic mood because Dr. Ferguson feels bad for Maybel who has just become poor and attempted to kill herself. The fact that he feels sympathy for her shows that he does not view her as a strong woman that can handle living alone but instead a breakable doll that will fall apart if he stops holding her. Lastly the setting of the pond where Mabel tries to kill herself is described as foul, earthy, and suffocating (Lawrence 460) . This is
Her miscommunication of feelings led to secrecy and loss of trust. She does so by keeping personal thoughts to herself, writing secrets in her diary, and ignoring her problems with Art. Throughout her life, Ruth is always picked on by LuLing. LuLing often points out Ruth’s flaws and never congratulates
The theme of The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald is that the upper class tend to participate in actions that are commonly seen as dishonest, unfaithful, or sketchy. Characters like Nick, Gatsby, Tom and George have twisted views on their own reality due to unfaithfulness and dishonesty. Nick was constantly lied to in the story, for example, Gatsby lied to him about where he got his money. Lies, similar to the one above, gave Nick some twisted views on the reality of his friendship. Gatsby had a twisted view on love due to Daisy marrying Tom right after he left for the war, rather than waiting for him.
In the 19th century, there is no much rights for women, women have to respect their husband and family. There is no much opportunity for women, so they don’t have any choice for their own life, career and freedom. That why the family is anything for women. That why when Mrs.Mallard heard the death of her husband, the world was break by prices for her. For instance, the author uses “she did not hear the story as many women have heard the same, with paralyzed inability to accept its significance.
Hamlet finds out that this was a setup of Claudius and Polonius to spy on him, so they can find out if he is truly mad. All of Hamlet’s comments towards Ophelia suggest that he feels betrayed. Hamlet and Ophelia showed each other true love but both were mad after their fathers’ deaths. Hamlet was acting mad to have revenge while Ophelia was truly mad. During Ophelia’s funeral, Hamlet stated “I loved Ophelia; forty thousand brothers could not with all their quantity of love make up my sum”, expressing his true feelings towards her.
For instance, lies and deceitful behavior serve as the primary themes in the play. In Wilde’s play, Jack leads his peers to believe that he has a brother, Ernest, when Jack actually refers to himself as “Ernest in the town and Jack in the country”. Algernon also demonstrates lying and deceiving others. Algernon leads his peers to believe he has a friend, Bunbury, an invalid that he frequently visits when in all actuality, Bunbury does not exist, and only serves as the lie Algernon uses to get out of dinner plans. Jack thinks of ways to get rid of the lie he created by telling people that Ernest died of a “severe chill”, however, his lie becomes exposed when Algernon disguises himself as Ernest and proposes to Cecily and Jack is using the name Ernest to propose to Gwendolen, leading both women to believe they got engaged to the same man.
Bethlem Royal Hospital in Beckenham London was opened in 1330 and admitted its first mental patient in 1407. In 1247 the Priory of St Mary of Bethlehem was founded, devoted to healing sick paupers. Those who became patients were usually the poor and marginalised - sometimes believed to be dangerous - who lacked friends
Aunt Reed doesn 't treat Jane as one of her own and instead acts like Jane is a slave. John Reed, her cousin even torments her by mentioning her differences: “You have no business to take out books, you are a dependent...you have no money; your father left you
Clay’s father, much like Clay’s mother, provides no emotional support, and is not there when Clay needs a supportive figure in his life. Clay’s father’s only support comes in the form of financial support. These three parents feel as though their only duty to their children is to provide them with adequate finances to support their drug-fueled and reckless lives. This makes them less of parents, and more like ATMs. These parents lack morals, and represent the corruption within the belief system of the upper class, who obsess over material things more than their children.