Misfit's Insanity

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20% of criminals suffer from psychological damage. People who suffer from physiological problems are more likely to commit evils acts. These evil acts root from the environment they surround themselves with. This tragedy lead people to not have their own state of mind and hate crimes against Muslims dramatically increased. Being put in a psychologically damaging environment growing up can lead to the person performing evil actions. In Flannery O’Connor’s “A Good Man is Hard to Find” the author’s representation of internal conflict explains how the Misfit’s childhood tragedy led to his insanity. During the late 1940’s, the Misfit, a serial killer is on the loose. This ends up causing hysteria across the country, but primarily in the south. As…show more content…
William Shakespeare’s use of foreshadowing in “Romeo and Juliet” emphasizes Juliet’s rebellion due to the distant relationship with her mother growing up. The Montagues and the Capulets are two families who have despised each other for generations. Despite this anger, two people from each family fall in love, Romeo and Juliet. As the two get closer Romeo says, "I fear . . . some consequence, yet hanging in the stars shall bitterly begin his fearful date with this night's revels . . . ultimately death" (Shakespeare 1.4.106-111) It is stated that death is inevitable, making the reader analyze how the two are so naive about their feelings. The unloving relationship between Juliet and her mother led to rebellious teenage years. Since she felt rejected as a child, she seeked approval and attention through Romeo. Her desperation lead to doing things she never would have if she had attention from her mother. She grew up feeling neglected emotionally, it ultimately pushes her to make poor decisions. The neglection made it seem as if Romeo cared for her the most. Juliet’s state of mind was unsteady and she began to make unwise and impulsive decisions. Juliet eventually marries Romeo; the marriage is completely behind her parent’s backs. But the lying does not end here, Juliet also pretends to die. Her fake death causes hysteria among the Capulet because they are devastated. Juliet’s measures taken during her rebellion prove that if she would have grown up in a more loving environment, it would have been harder to give up her entire family just for a boy. Juliet’s desire to be surrounded by someone who loves makes her act like another person due to the harm it left on
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