Assignment Psychoanalytic Criticism – Pretty Little Liars Pretty Little Liars is a show about five teenage girls. A year after their friend is murdered, four friends are reunited after they start receiving mysterious, and threatening texts from 'A. ' the girls each have their own distinctive personalities, including strengths and weaknesses. Their supportive friendship is the central relationship of the show and all other storylines radiate from this connection like the spokes on a wheel. The whole show plays out the paranoia of the teenage years, the fear that everyone is always watching you at all times.
Songs of praise were sung about him. He won every duel. He was feared by his opponents and acclaimed by his folk, …but was characterized by “Hamartia:, or the inherent “fatal” flaw, this finally brought about his downfall, resulting in pathetic tragic end/death.” Odysseus should be considered a greek hero because he was nobel with the fatal flaw (pride), achieved extreme feats, and fought for his own honor. First, Odysseus should be considered a greek hero because he was nobel with the fatal flaw which was having too much pride. While critics say he acted cowardly when trying to get out of the Trojan war, he ended up going and being the brains behind ending the Trojan war.
He was the one that introduced her into drug trafficking in the first place. She was known as "La Madrina", "The Black Widow", and "The Cocaine Godmother" (Halperin). As a little girl, she was raised by an abusive mother, her upbringing caused her to turn to crime. From there on was no longer a little girl. "Her and two friends kidnapped a 10-year-old boy to get a ransom, her friends handed her a gun and she
Heather Hogue 9/28/2015 CRMJ 358-001 ECA: Shattered Summary The book I chose to read was called “Shattered” by Debra Puglisi Sharp and Marjorie Preston. It depicts Debra’s life and how she was kidnapped from her home in April, 1998. She was a loving wife to her husband, Nino, who died being shot by the kidnapper. She also has two twins who were in college at the time named Michael and Melissa. Debra was tending to her garden when she then goes back into the house and is hit on the head by the kidnapper knocking her off her feet.
In medieval political theology, she explains how the “King’s Body” has no flaws and is the highest manifestation of Gods graces on earth. Through this fact she rallies that the crown was never Richards’s ultimate aim, but rather he was a seeker for the perfections of a “King’s Body” to overcome his hindrances. Although it seems that Richard finds a solution, the character was also aware that he simply can’t replace his perception of monstrosity with that of normality, but he can substitute it through inversion. Charnes comes to the argument that Richard desires to have a perfect body due to his desire to replace stigma, and its shameful sense of social exclusion, with charisma. Charisma can indeed designate power over one 's actions - In the same way, someone can persuade others through love or faith, a charismatic leader manages to be for the group what he is for himself.
However, the hamartia he had, and the unfortunate events which transpired also caused those opportunities to present themselves. The opportunities which were presented could have not materialized if not for his so called hamartia, he initially became a king for it, one that was loved and respected. As the priest said “Now Oedipus, Greatest in all men’s eyes” (Sophocles 46) while he was king. Reminding the reader that being fixated on the actualization of their dreams causes them to disregard the course which took them there. The course Oedipus took presented opportunities that made him discover more about himself as well.
Merriman’s role is as Melissa Hastings’ (Torrey Devitto) ex-boyfriend and later husband. Ian Thomas is a former Rosewood High student who later becomes a suspect in Alison Dilaurentis’s murder.When Spencer Hastings (Troian Bellisario), Melissa Hastings sister, realizes that Ian could be Ali’s killer she becomes deeply afraid of him. Later in the series, Ian traps Spencer in a church in order to get a flash drive that has all of his home movies on them that he does not want exposed. Spencer throws them at him, and she runs up a staircase to escape Ian. Ian catches up to her and they begin to fight each other.
Jaycee Dugard developed Stockholm syndrome. Jaycee wrote A Stolen Life based on her abduction story that began when she was eleven years old. She was held captive by Phillip Garrido and his wife for a traumatic eighteen years. The author’s motive to write A Stolen Life was to tell the world about Phillip’s actions because people should know that “he is most certainly responsible for stealing [Jaycee’s] life and the life [she] should have had with [her] family.” Her other motive to write this novel was to hopefully help somebody facing a difficult situation, especially those who are experiencing similar conditions. “My goal is to inspire people to speak out when they see that something is not quite right… that society changes in regards to how we treat someone who speaks out… With my writings, i hope to convey that you can endure tough situations and survive.” On June 10th, 1991, Jaycee was walking to school on what seemed like a regular day, when a car pulled up beside her.
They story is very easy to read, not complicated, and it is very close to our real life conversations. A key element found in his writing is irony, he tries to involve it to many subjects in his story, in this story irony is mostly used against himself. This is because he talks about a choice he made which is buying a property. He gives indirect meaning or messages in his writing “my wood makes me heavy”(E.M. Forster, Prentice Hall). From this phrase the mature reader will indicate is insinuate the meaning behind this phrase.
Additionally, Dante says “… which moves the sun and all the other stars” (). This statement shows that the soul is only irresistible power belong to god’s Love, that is consistent with the Christine doctrine. In other words, it emphasizes the God’s love greater than self. Moreover, Dante faces many challenges to come together with Beatrice even in the afterlife. The “high decree of God…such nourishment were tasted without any fee” indicates that he believes that in order to deserve his passion he should face many challenges and he can only live his passion in front of the eyes of the God.