Their youngsters, who feel adored; whatever is left of us, who are saved disagreeable expe- riences with adolescents raised without affection or warmth; and mothers most impor- tantly. For, in relinquishing, a mother feels strong and liberal; and in guild she finds the motivation to right wrong. Women throughout time have been compelled to cope with the remonstrances of motherhood along with society’s anticipations as to what a
. ] the more [Beloved] took, the more Sethe began to talk, explain, describe how much she had suffered, been through, for her children”(241). Sethe soon finds that Beloved’s return “to see her face is not for forgiveness or for erasure of her past act, as she believed it to be” (75). Instead of experiencing joys of their mother-daughter relationship, the results are quite different for the women at 124 Bluestone
Sethe longs for the relationship she was denied with her mother. Sethe tells Beloved: “You came right on back like a good girl, like a daughter which is what I wanted to be and would have been if my ma’am had been able to get out of the rice long enough before they hanged her and let me be one.”(203) Her obsession with mothering her children is a direct result of her denied role as a daughter, but it includes more than her need to protect her children. She is also obsessed with isolating her children from the community that has condemned her
Through the predominant influences of certain characters, inconsistency of decision making, and secretiveness amongst the characters, these events quickly lead to the grievous incident of the play. All the way from past hatred and persuasive friends, to emotionally driven decisions such as Romeo’s desire to be married and his vengeance, the play concluded with potions that provoked counter outcomes. Romeo and Juliet displayed the risks they were willing to take in the name of love, but in the end, poor choices took responsibility for the continuous occurrences that lead to dreadful ends; however, opposed to the idea of fate, or a stronger force guiding the character’s actions. With this, the play closed with the poisonous idea of the love that Romeo and Juliet shared, including all that they would sacrifice to have a chance at a life
She simultaneously loves and resents her children because, while she is their mother, she feels that they have taken away her freedom and self-purpose. As Edna journeys in her awakening, she strives to find meaning for herself as Edna, not her children's mother. To prove she is more than just a mother, she distances herself from normal motherly responsibilities. “He reproached his wife with her inattention, her habitual neglect of the children. If it was not a mother's place to look after children, whose on earth was it?”(Chopin, 15) Edna's neglect of her children stems from others expectations for her to submit to and look after her
It is very common for the human race to be afraid of death. By presenting this inner conflict, Shakespeare was able to invent the relatable character of Hamlet. Michael Taylor contends that Hamlet is “is a vivid portrayal of madness and the elements of the human psyche.”(The conflict in Hamlet, 1971). The critic William Golding (2002) compares Hamlet’s confusion to the dilemma of the character of Arjuna of the Bhagawad Gita who is torn between his heart and his mind. And he describes their inaction as a “paralysis”.
The readers of the play often have different opinions of who is to blame for Romeo and Juliet 's death. In the story, It 's Not My Fault: The No-Excuse Plan for Overcoming Life 's Obstacles, written by Dr. Henry Cloud and Dr. John Townsend, goes into detail about the action of blame. The story mentions, “We live in a culture of blame. People will blame anyone or anything for their misery sooner than take the responsibility to own it and make it better." What this quote is explaining is that, when a person is going through a hard time in life, blame of other people is typically their reaction.
Is deception always unacceptable? In the play, Much Ado About Nothing, there are characters involved in different types of deception. Deception in the play is mostly used in gaining relationships and solution to critical deceit. In each part of duplicity, they show how it create social criticisms and can change the play from trial. White lies are part of deceit but it change the tragic scenario when it is falling.
It can also differ their relationships with others. Some may experience such changing things in their lives that through them off and mess with them mentally or physically. Shakespeare has shown and given examples of these three themes in his play. Those of betrayal, morality, and personality change. Hamlet, is the prime example of betrayal between friends and family and the effects of it.
Harrison has carefully structured the sequence of scenes to create "an accumulation" of ideas about being "Stolen". This is particularly effective in the repetition of scenes to emphasise the stories and show subtle changes in the characters. A good example is the repetition of the Line-Up scene. In "Line-Up age twelve", Shirley is particularly cynical, as she believes they will only be chosen to be unpaid servants for white families, while in the horrific scene in "Line-Up 3" depicts Jimmy’s ignorance to Shirley 's warnings of being chosen and Ruby 's traumatic behaviour from the effects of being chosen. The "Unspoken Abuse" scenes are very effective in showing the deterioration in Ruby 's mental health as she returns from her weekends, as for Jimmy, the irony of wanting so much to be chosen, ends in him suffering corresponding and similar physical and sexual abuse to Ruby.