Some of the by standers had informed the police about it and she had been seen running away from all this violence. “She refused to go with him. He assaulted her, he pulled her out of the taxi and gave her a punch in the face. Sharpe had forced Mona Hayes for many things. He had forced her to live with him as husband and wife.
The film I decided to write about was “ The Burning Bed.” Farrah Fawcett, who is the main character in the film is a victim of domestic violence and serious past of abuse with her ex husband Paul. The Burning Bed starts off with Farrah and Paul as young adults who fell in love with one another and had three children. Shortly after being together the two had children then got married, throughout the relationship Paul abused Farrah constantly in front of family and their children. Paul’s family was completely blind to the abuse and it turned out Farrah had no one in her corner trying to help her. Over time, police reports were made and then a divorce was finally filed when she was pregnant with her third child.
The main character of 13 Reasons Why, Hannah Baker, suffers sexual assault, verbal abuse, and public humiliation in her high school years. Eventually, Hannah cannot take it anymore and she slits her wrists and dies. However, before she commits suicide she records 13 tapes, each tape made for a specific person who caused her to kill herself. She gives instructions for the tapes to be received by each of the convicted and once they are done listening, they must pass the tapes on to the next of the convicted. Hannah kills herself for attention and blames other people for her sinful actions.
While visiting her mother in this time, her mother’s boyfriend raped her. Too afraid to tell anyone, Maya Angelou told her brother and in result her brother told their uncles. Their uncles killed her mother’s boyfriend out of rage, and this made Maya Angelou mute for five years until she met someone very important; Mrs. Flowers.
Our film, Psyche, is about a teenage girl, Deirdre, who is being physically and emotionally abused by a family friend, a man named Channing. Channing has been sexually assaulting Deirdre as well as causing her to have bruises on her body. Deirdre’s family does not help her in her situation, thus she feels that she has no way of escaping her trauma. This is made worse when she discovers that she is pregnant with Channing’s baby, and this drives her to believe suicide is her only option to be free of her pain. The editing theories that I am going to be using in my editing of the short film Psyche are as follows: From Ken Dancyger’s The Technique Of Film Video Editing: History, Theory and Practice: Vsevolod I. Pudovkin’s experiment where subjects were shown an image of an actor, and the each subject was shown a different image in the
Radium Girls follows the efforts of Grace Fryer, a dial painter, as she fights for her day in court. The same element that shrinks tumors is killing the girls around her and now Grace has become ill. But before she realizes that she is, her co-worker and friend dies from the radium which they use to paint the dials with on the watches. Grace becomes grief stricken, no one is telling her the truth about her friend's death and that just makes it even more confusing for her when she starts to have the same symptoms. With this her life goes down the
Adam and Eve were banished from The Garden of Eden. Adam was forced to work for the rest of his life and his labor was extremely hard and painful and Eve was cursed with labor pains when bearing children. Furthermore, Lady MacBeth went psychotic, she was so guilty of what she did that she started hallucinating and kept seeing blood on her hands that she couldn’t wash off. Eventually the guilt became too much for her and she ended her own life. MacBeth went down fighting, but regardless he went down.
She felt devastated that girls couldn’t get a good education like the boys could. It was all because of the Taliban, who was stopping her and many other girls across pakistan. She stood up for her rights and spoke out against them. She still attended school after many threats made towards her and her father. One day, while she was riding home from school, the taliban stopped her bus, and shot her straight in the head.
Qualls was fragile especially after being brainwashed to kill innocent prisoners. Qualls feels that no one can relate to him or understand what he’s going through, so he kills himself. March writes(pg.223) “I put the barrel in my mouth and pulled the trigger twice”.So due to the illness of war he ends it all he kills himself and this is what war caused him to do. He couldn’t take the pressure of his child being sick. According to Elsevier Ltd, “By contrast, many and by some accounts most veterans experience high levels of stress during the transition to civilian life.” Elsevier Ltd,“Transition stress is multifaceted and can lead to serious mental health problems.” In other words transitioning into the war can be a huge mental disorder on a soldier just as leaving the war can be.
She is apparently quiet after her boyfriend has told her he do not want children. She is actually shattered and she murders her children. It seems a little exaggerated, but it is a consequence of all the situations she has repressed during her life. As Cixous explains ‘’every woman has known the torment of getting up to speak: a double distress.’’(Cixous, p. 351) It is necessary that women must speak up their minds, the female’s character in Love, forever is a victim of a patriarchal society that defines women’s expected
The doctor believed that Perez experienced a severe panic attack that possibly stopped her heart activity when she collapsed the night she was suspected of being possessed by an evil spirit. In addition, according to Daily Mail, another suspicion is that Perez had a cataplexy attack, a temporary loss of voluntary muscle function which was triggered by strong emotions such as stress or fear. Meanwhile, Perez had possibly experienced lack of oxygen after she woke up inside the coffin which resulted to her death. Mrs. Gutierrez, Perez’s mother, blames the doctor who declared her daughter dead too quickly that made them bury her daughter alive. “I thought I was going to get my daughter back," Mrs. Gutierrez told the local
When she was hospitalized she told Eric the real reason she got burned. Her dad burned her when she was three because of an argument between him and her mother. Recently he has started drinking again and Sarah is scared because of what he could do. Eric then tells Sarah’s situation to Ms. Lemry their teacher. Sarah is not very happy about the situation as she considers this “betrayal”.
There have been many documented cases pertaining to mothers who have killed their own children due to the invasion of the involuntary hormonal imbalance of postpartum depression. “Women like, Claire Briggs who beat and tortured her second child to death, he was two-month-old. Briggs had her first child removed by social services due to her severe addiction. Lindsey Lowe age 25 killed her twins, Stacie Marie Parsons bashed in the head of her 4-year-old daughter because she was jealous of her, and Andrea Yates has become known nationwide for her incomprehensible crime (Citation Information =Article Title=Andrea Yates Biography = Author=Biography.com Editors Website Name=The Biography.com website, URL=http://www.biography.com/people/andreayates-235801).