During the 1800’s someone began destroying the innocent lives of others. Slashing throats, deforming faces, and keeping ahold of body parts became a horrifying time for many. The ghastly age alternated into dreadful myths that has stuck for a whole generation. The rumors and stories about the tragedies kept everyone in their residence and people did not want to leave. The mystery of not knowing who the murderer was made the city of Whitechapel a very frightening and menacing place to live.
Their anger and shame along with their past sexual failures lead them to doing horrendous acts. For instance Cholly’s first sexual intercourse with Darlene, which he is forced to continue having sex with her under the order of men with guns, leaves him humiliated and enraged which later turns into hatred towards the opposite sex. Cholly’s hatred and shame later results in raping and impregnating his own daughter Pecola. According to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services survey in 2012 for %80 of juvenile victims, the perpetrator was a parent. Every child thinks their father is invincible, so what happens when this invincible god-like figure of a child sexually assaults them one day to feel empowered?
On the morning of the second day the prisoners began to rebel against the guards by ripping off their ID numbers and barring the doors while taunting the guards. This event was the first step down the slippery slope that would follow. The guards took matters into their own hands and drove the prisoners out of their cells. The guards began to take on cruel and sadistic behaviors by humiliating the prisoners with menial tasks such as cleaning their latrines with their bare hands. After the sixth day the experiment was terminated because it was immoral to the prisoner group, of which lost three members due to mental breakdowns.
Etheridge Knight “Hard Rock Returns to Prison from the Hospital for the Criminal Insane” is about a man who stands against the workers of the jail. Hard Rock also represents how people struggle with police authority. The prisoner felt like Hard Rock saved them from a lot while in prison. The line “He had been our Destroyer, the doer of things” (504) talks about how Hard Rock destroyed the people for the prisoners. Hard Rock does things that the other prisoners would not imagine doing because of his reputation o f being violent.
The same girl he did work for every day started a trial against him saying he raped her. Her claim should have been disproven in many ways, there was enough evidence to contradict it but the jury is so racist they look right past it. Tom was found guilty and sent to Enfield Prison Farm waiting for an appeal even though he shouldn’t have been there in the first place. Finally, as Tom was in that prison he got sick and tired of waiting for an appeal so he made a run for it, and was shot 17 times to be stopped. This ends up killing him and once the news makes it to the town it just rolls off their shoulders.
When Bob Ewell arrived, he flew into a rage and beat her, while Tom ran away in fright. According to the sheriff 's testimony, Mayella 's bruises were on the right side of her face, which means she was most likely punched with a left hand. Tom Robinson 's left arm is useless due to an old accident, whereas Mr. Ewell leads with his left. Given the evidence of reasonable doubt, Tom should go free, but after hours of deliberation, the jury pronounces him guilty. Scout, Jem and Dill sneak into the courthouse to see the trial and sit in the balcony with Maycomb 's black population.
However, she refused to do it and as a result, she was brutally beaten and raped countless times. Macy was forced to have sex with men countless times across countries. She was traumatized and her emotions were unstable for many months.Eventually, she was rescued by the police in Washington D.C. Turns out, the authorities claimed that she was involved in sex trafficking and was threatened to be put in prison if she doesn’t testify against her trafficker. Powell provided examples on how Macy experienced mistreatments and defined it as sex trafficking.
What do thousands of kids do when they are scared that they will be charged with war crimes if they escape from there battle? That is what child soldiers across the world, ask themselves every day. Because they do not know if they should risk their lives to get amnesty that is promised to them, just to be thrown in jail. Because there are rules that the child soldiers don't even know, so it is a gamble they have to bid their lives on.. Child soldiers deserve amnesty because they are drugged and brainwashed, they are kidnaped or forced to join, also they are killed and abused for little to no reason. On top of that almost all child soldiers are drugged, to subdue them so that they will do what they are told without hesitation.
The power that men hold and male supremacy is cited in almost every facet of this novel. Her stepfather “Pa” is Celies first abuser who mistreats her both physically and psychologically. He tells her she is worthless and “ugly” (Walker 1982, p. 18) and throughout her childhood rapes her and manages to successfully impregnate her twice. He further conveys his power by taking the two children she gave birth to and selling them off without Celie’s knowledge or opinion (Selzer 2011, p. 13). Celie is forced into a marriage with a man who has no feelings of affection towards her and goes on to become the next abuser in Celie’s life.
During the outing Trisha’s mom and brother start fighting and tired of listening to them argue Trisha leaves the trail to goes in the forest to go to the bathroom. In her time in the forest Trisha realizes that she wondered too off from the trail and she can't find her way back.