The daughter, Mabel, was expected to go live with her married sister. Mabel felt like her brothers were trying to control her life and attempted to drown herself in a pond. Her attempt was unsuccessful because the town 's doctor,
I won’t bury another. Now if you don’t mind, I’m trying to listen’” (Hosseini 96). Her final act of heroism is going to jail to save her friend, Laila, and her two kids, Zalmai, and Aziza. She wanted to save them from getting executed because of the death of Rasheed. Mariam wanted to show her apologies for earlier in life when Laila first came and they showed their hatred for one
Her instinct is to run into a panic, but instead she stops to look back at the situation and find the best course of action. Then, when Irina inquires a huntsman to kill her, she panics again. After learning that the huntsman and Lorelai have grown close, Irina forces the huntsman to kill her, Lorelai becomes even more angry, knowing that Ivana is playing with her. Even when Irina is hot on her heels alongside her huntsman, Lorelai remains calm and her self-control helps her win the battle. Secondly, Lorelai and
Similarly, the protagonist in The Hunger Games, Katniss, puts herself in a tragic position because of her loyalty to her family. In the beginning Katniss volunteers in place of her sister, which is ultimately a death sentence. Katniss puts herself in a position in which she has to do things she does not want to do in order to survive. Such as having to fall in love with Peeta, killing people and participating in the capitols game. The heroic loyalty of the two characters is what lead to their own tragedy thus connecting the two protagonists in their representation as a tragic
[…] My kids’ names would go right into the reaping balls with everyone else’s. And I swear I’ll never let that happen.” (378). Another situation where her impulse to use withdrawal is caused by the possible triggering of memories of her father's death is her reaction to an injured man that is brought to their house, because her mother is a healer: “I ran from the house. I went to the woods haunted by the gruesome leg, memories of my father’s death” (216). She is trying to remove herself, both physically and mentally, from any stimuli to avoid painful
Thus the Bundren family’s journey communicates the idea that one’s life cannot measured in length but in depth because one’s legacy will outlive one’s physical form from beyond the grave. The novel begins with Addie Bundren 's end. As she dies, she is surrounded by her family, for better or for worse. Her husband Anse, her daughter, and two of her four sons quietly watch over her like patient buzzards until suddenly “[her eyes] go out as though someone had leaned down and blown upon them” and all emotional hell breaks loose (Faulkner 48). Her daughter “flings herself” on to Addie dead body while her youngest son with “all color draining” flees the
She goes on to say that Banquo is dead and cannot come out the grave. She is basically trying to appease her guilty conscience in some level. She basically reveals what she did with Macbeth. The doctor and gentlewoman will not reveal what they saw because if they do, they will die just like how the others died. “Go to, go to.
These visions make her believe she has blood on her hands that can’t was off, symbolizing what’s done cannot be undone. Furthermore, she started fearing for her life after Macbeth has sent murders to kill Lady Macduff and her children “Thane of Fife had a wife, where is she now?” (Act 5 Scene 1). The reason being is because Macduff betrayed Macbeth who flees to England. She wasn’t able to deal with it no more and her solution was death. In the end, Lady Macbeth succumbed to her guilt and choose
I too Have a brave hand for this one thing, I too Have love enough, and this will give me strength for the last wound. I will follow you in death.” (Ovid 2). After she says that, she stabs herself, perhaps overcome with the fact she will not be with her love after that, or because she knows that it’s her fault she lost the love of her life. In “Pyramus and Thisbe” you can see how love gives us bad judgement that can lead to problems, or even worse, the death or two more young
Caroline catches a fatal scarlet fever as a consequence of caring for Elizabeth. When Elizabeth catches the scarlet fever against the family’s advice and aware of her likely death she still sacrifices herself, something that Victor never does for any of his family members. As part of her dying wish she asks Elizabeth: “you must supply my place to my youngest children. Alas! I regret that I am taken from you; and, happy and beloved as I have been, it is not hard to quit you all?