When Ismene refused to help Antigone, Antigone was furious with Ismene’s betrayal and basically called her a traitor that she wanted nothing to do with, even though she most likely knew that Ismene was going to choose the state over her and their brother. Antigone was hoping her sister would choose family over the state, but Ismene didn’t and Antigone was still angry with her decision even though she must have know Ismene wasn’t going to choose her over the state, which was sort of
“Curleys wife” (Pg 79) represents how they do not respect her enough to call her by her own name showing how much she lacks an identity of her own and is treated as a piece of property to her husband making it hard for her to do what she wants without being critiqued by the men on the farm. Another way Steinbeck objectifys Curley 's wife is by using specific vocabulary “Don’t you even take a look at that bitch. I don 't care what she says and what she does. I seen em poison before, but I never seen no piece of jailbait worse than her. You leave her be.” (Pg 32) Through this quote Steinbeck is able to reveal the
Even if Stella had not chosen to leave, they still would have lost Bell Reve and be forced to livein a poverty strikken area. Throughout the play, Stellas decisions her destiny. Her decision to leave Belle Reve landed her in an abusive relationship.Her decision to stay in the relationship had her doubting her sisters wise words on who Stanley truly is . For better or for worst Stellas decisions shaped her life and her
She cannot bear the fact that something did not go how she wanted it to. She is not remorseful about the way she treats her family, and it is clear her happiness is more important than being a sensible person with emotions. As she left, Maggie finally cracked a smile, a sign of peaceful rejoice of Dee’s departure. It is unfair the way Dee has always alienated her family, and it is uncertain where she gets her conceited attitude from. In essence, Alice Walker displayed Dee Johnson as careless, vain and selfish.
Her friends and neighbors were angry at her because she had overstepped, given too much, offended by excess” (Morrison 163). The fear within the black community is still present because they know that they could be caught and returned to the south at any moment. The love that Baby Suggs offers the community is too overwhelming because it allows them to feel too much at once. This feeling of repulsion is significant because it emphasizes the betrayal and downfall that Baby Suggs experiences. While love is the only thing that Suggs has left, no one in the community is willing to return it or even pray for her.
She’s the only person who hasn’t frowned and acted all sad about my not living at home anymore. She gets that home doesn’t always have to mean the place where your parents are at” (Girard, 350), shows Pen’s trust in Olivia. They started off not understanding the other at all; Pen thought Olivia was whiny and Olivia loathed Pen for being friends with Colby. In the end of the novel, they are as close as can be. It shows Pen that true love between friends is being able to overcome adversities, and come out stronger than ever.
When he first saw Daisy Miller he was utterly shocked by how different she was. Even though his aunt, Mrs. Costello, told Winterbourne to stay away from Daisy, he made it his mission to break down and learn all things about Daisy. Daisy was fond of Winterbourne as well. She saw him as a very close friend. But once Winterbourne saw how big of a tease she was and he was not getting the attention that he thought he should get from her and how she would be with men non stop, he stopped pursuing
Furthermore, she wrongly placed her trust in the wrong people, Friar Lawrence and the Nurse. Her death was a cry for help because she felt lonely, abandoned, and depressed. Her actions were mainly based upon distress of love. Those two people were never there for her and Juliet takes responsibility for her decisions thereafter. Friar Lawrence, Capulet, and Juliet have made unwise choices and behaviors, leaving them at fault for the losses of the houses, Capulet and Montague.
Miss Strangeworth tarnished the relationship between Dave Harris and Linda Stewart. She corrupted the relationship between Mrs. Harper and her husband. Miss Strangeworth also besmirched the relationship between Mrs. Crane and her daughter. Now that everyone knows Miss Strangeworth wrote the letters it corrupted the relationship between her and the town. In conclusion, Miss Strangeworth thought that the town people were corrupt and evil, but it was actually her.
Abigail evades responsibility for her actions and attempts to conceal the truth by averting the blame to others. After being discovered performing rituals in the forest, Abigail threatens the others girls with a “pointy reckoning” if they tell the truth, she also states that “ (tituba) had made her do it” blaming tituba for her corruption and further emphasising her spiteful character and he r lack of concern for theories as she shows no remorse. Furthermore, after being rejected by John Proctor who she claims had “put knowledge in (her) heart” furious that she had meant so little to him, Abigail’s desire to take over Elizabeth’s place is what prompts her actions. Abigail attempts to portray herself as a victim various times in order to gain one’s affection. This is evident when she states that Goody proctor is “ a cold, snivelling woman” where it is encouraged to believe that Elizabeth Proctor is a nasty person, however Abigail is not as innocent as she claims to be.