Faulkner’s story demonstrates totally different plot: there is an own main character, her mental disorder and its consequences for the society. In the case of Emily Grierson the problem appeared to be in the inherited disorder, as “people in our town, remembering how old lady Wyatt, her great-aunt, had gone completely crazy at last” (Faulkner 4); and the citizens’ attitude. Miss Emily felt a pressure from people because of own origins and behavior; and these conditions finally made her to kill Homer Barron, an only potential opportunity for marriage after her father’s death. After the crime Miss Emily was not able to get rid of the body and continued to live with it until her own death. It looked like Baron became the only victim of the character’s madness here.
However, she had been given doses of morphine to help calm her nerves after the murders of her father and his wife. Lizzie was seen burning a dress shortly after, claiming it was an old one that had been ruined with paint. Lizzie Borden was arrested on August 11, 1892 for the double homicide. Her trial began nearly a year later on June 5, 1893. The mangled skulls of Mr. and Mrs. Borden were unveiled in the courtroom as evidence, thus causing such a shock that Lizzie fainted at the sight of them.
In the case of rape and murder of Mary Sullivan, is known as one of the many brutal case known. The woman’s killer raped her and then strangled her to death at Beacon Hill apartment in Boston. She was known after her death as the 11 victim of the Boston Strangler murder. Boston Strangler was assumed to be Albert DeSalvo, but there was not enough evidence to convict him of the crimes until July 2013. Mary Sullivan was a 19-year-old who moved to Cape Cod to Boston where she rented an apartment at Beacon Hill.
The jab your wife gave me’s not healed yet, y’know…. And George Jacobs - he comes again and again and raps me with his stick - the same spot every night all this week. Look at the lump I have.” (Citation Act II Scene II) This shows that Abigail’s obsession has caused her to slip into madness. She has fully immersed herself in the act of being hurt by supposed witches. Not only has Abigail’s infatuation impacted John and Elizabeth Proctor’s lives, but it has also altered the lives and view of every citizen in Salem.
The leading antagonist, Abigail Williams, drank blood as a charm to kill the wife of John Proctor, the protagonist with whom she was infatuated. Reverend Parris discovers the girls who blame the night’s events on one of the women in their party, knowing that witchcraft is punishable by death. After this first accusation, more and more began to occur. Arthur Miller conveys the struggle of justice through integrity with accusations of Giles Corey, John Proctor, and the evil Abigail Williams. Giles
“Parricide is the murder of a parent by a child… parricides account only for 2% of all murders.” An example of a parricide case would be the Lizzie Borden murder case. This case involved the murders of Lizzie’s father, Andrew and her step-mother, Abby Borden. Suspected of the murders is Lizzie Borden, the 32-year old daughter of Andrew. This is odd if thought about, because what motive would the daughter have to kill her parents? The murder, the case, and the outcome are crucial to understand why the daughter was the suspect, and what events and problems may have caused her to commit the murder.
Ophelia has died. I think it was all thanks to me she went crazy in her head she has suicide herself thanks to what i did to her father, it breaks my heart having to say farewell to my loved Ophelia. Claudius and Laertes are trying to kill me in such a dirty way where they kill my mother as well with poison they put on the wine i was supposed to drink and we were to compete in a swordfight for i could gain his forgiveness on which they were going to poison me and i poisoned them. Claudius payed for what he did to my family and i payed for what i did to Laertes
Passionate familial love can either take a turn for the better or for the worse. Madame Defarge creates a whirlwind of trouble and pain for all of the people she encounters. Throughout the novel, Madame Defarge acts cold and unfeeling; she wants to kill Charles Darnay because his cousins killed her family. Madame Defarge feels nothing, her heart contains only pure hatred ever since her family died. She strives to harm any person associated with her dark past, to hurt anyone that has hurt her, or even has the same bloodline as someone who hurt her.
The story of Rikki-Tikki-Tavi written by Rudyard Kipling has many interesting characters.One of them is Nagaina, Nag’s wife. After Rikki-Tikki kills Nag, Nagaina wants to end Rikki-Tikki. In this story, Nagaina proves she is cruel, powerful, and violent. In this story, Nagaina proves herself to be cruel later in the story when she threatens to kill Rikki-Tikki after the death of Nag. “Oh foolish people who killed my Nag” (24).
This paper will firstly offer a narratological analysis of the short story “The Bloody Chamber” while in the second part the short story will be analysed from a feminist perspective. Furthermore, the connection to the folktale which Carter drew inspiration from - Charles Perrault’s Bluebeard, will be discussed. a French folktale about a rich and violent man who killed his wives and tried to do so to his new spouse, all because of a single room, a bloody chamber. Narratological analysis Throughout the story the narrator, person telling the story, is noticeable. In the very first sentence, she says: “I remember how, that night, I lay awake in the wagon-lit in a tender delicious ecstasy of excitement” (Carter 7).
Cody A. Thompson Vanessa Dean British Literature 12 6 January 2016 What Was the Cause of Lady Macbeth’s Downfall? Lady Macbeth is one strange character. In the beginning of the play, the readers experience a very blood-thirsty, power-hungry woman. As the story unfolds, however, one can observe that Lady Macbeth slowly loses the power and authority she seemed to originally radiate. At some point in the story, Lady Macbeth’s conscience gets the best of her and therefore ultimately leads her to her somewhat accidental death.