Mary started her mission soon after she was put into power. She attempted to bring back Catholicism and undo the rules her father had previously created this resulted in around three hundred protestants who had refused to convert to Catholicism to be burned at the stake, a common method of execution of the Spanish Inquisition. This gave her the name Bloody Mary. Queen Mary took the throne for five years before her death in 1558 which many believe as caused by an ovarian cyst which would have explained her false
Daisy leaved Tom and went to the town with Jay Gatsby in a way that seemed like she escaped from Tom because she wanted only to be with Gatsby. He was so angry at that moment because “… Tom was feeling the hot whips of panic. His wife and his mistress, until an hour age secure and inviolate, were slipping precipitately from his control” (Fitzgerald 75). Tom Buchanan had reached the highest level of anger after he was told by Gatsby that Daisy did not love him anymore and they love each other for five years and when he had heard that “[He] turned to Daisy sharply” (Fitzgerald
Superstition is at its height before and during the witch trials. Although there is a high mortality rate amongst babies, Mrs. Putnam has had seven babies die within the first few days of birth. Her only child, Ruth Putnam, has also been acting strange lately. Wondering the cause of her babies’ deaths, Mrs. Putnam is willing to sends her only daughter to illegally conjure spirits with a Barbadian slave. When condemned for sinning Mrs. Putnam states, “‘for how else is she struck dumb now except some power of darkness,’” which exemplifies her belief -- an evil force is to blame for her babies’ deaths (Miller 12).
Maya Angelou, born Marguerite Johnson, lived through an unstable early life. She was born in St. Louis, Arkansas, but moved away to Stamps, Arkansas at age three due to her parents’ divorce. There, Angelou lived with her brother, Bailey, and her paternal grandmother (Galenet - Self and a Song of Freedom in the Southern Tradition). As discussed in her first autobiography, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, seven-year old Maya was raped by her mother’s boyfriend. The man was consequently murdered by her uncles, and Maya, feeling responsible for his death, ceased talking and remained speechless for five years.
Marguerite Annie Johnson Angelou (April 4, 1928- May 28, 2014), also known as Maya Angelou, was an American author, poet, historian, singer, civil rights activist, and much, much more. She grew up in St. Louis, Missouri before moving to Stamps, Arkansas because of her parent divorcing. At an early age, she was faced to racial discrimination in Arkansas. Angelou was raped by her mother’s boyfriend at a young age, which devastated her and led to stop talking at an early age. Therefore, the boyfriend was killed by Maya Angelou’s uncles because of this horrific act.
Nathaniel Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter takes place in a Puritan town in the 1600’s. In his book Hester Prynne, who is the protagonist, commits adultery and out of it came a baby and a scarlet letter which she has to wear for the rest of her life. The person she committed adultery with was Reverend Dimmesdale, yet only Hester, Pearl (Her child), Roger Chillingworth (Hester’s long-lost husband) knew until the end of the book. Roger Chillingworth had only wanted revenge on Dimmesdale, so to get said revenge, he had made him feel terrible about keeping that secret from everyone, even Governor Bellingham and his colleague, Reverend Wilson. Even though there are numerous symbols throughout the book, the wild rose bush, Pearl, and the forest/sunlight
After testifying against him, several of her uncles beat the boyfriend to death in order to get revenge for what happened to her. Even though her grandmother helped her build her self-confidence, Maya felt guilty of causing his death by speaking his name so she stopped talking for about five years. In 1944, a short high school relationship led to a pregnancy in which she gave birth to her son, Guy, at the age of 16. Six years later she married a greek
One major example for hatred in the play was when Rebecca Nurse was accused witchery for “murder of Goody Putnam’s babies” (34). This shows it was out of hatred because the person who claimed Rebecca of murder was Mrs. Putnam who had all her babies die except one while Rebecca had all of her children alive. However hatred might have played some of the role for the tragic ending of The Crucible, fear played the majority role. It all started with Reverend Parris, frightened that Abigail and the girls dancing will become common knowledge to Salem, he tells Abigail “I have fought here three long years to bend these stiff-necked people to me.” (10). Parris then tells Abigail he saw Tituba “waving her arms over the fire” and heard “screeching and gibberish coming from her mouth.” (9).
Those who hear the wailing are said to be marked for death. Maria is caught between the living world and the spiritual world. Maria drowned her two children because she wanted revenge; she married a young handsome man but they eventually grew apart. He would spend months away from town,
When her mother died causing her to experience her first depressive episode at the young age of fifteen following with the deaths of family members (Becoming One’s Own, NAMI), Virginia like the moth had “the enormous energy of the world had been thrust into his frail and diminutive body,”(Woolf, Death of the Moth). The moth can be seen as a metaphorical symbol of Woolf’s firm beliefs in woman’s rights whereas death symbolizes her husband who tries to silence her and kill her spirit. Moth is a representation of the battles of depression that Virginia faced
And then Tad died in 1871. Mary just didn’t know how to cope with everything and she was depressed about all the deaths in her life and all the loves she had lost. her surviving son, Robert Todd Lincoln, had her temporarily committed. “Mary was judged insane” . She attempted suicide through an overdose of laudanum, but the pharmacist gave her a placebo.
It was known as the dirtiest campaign in American history. Other electors slandered him, and especially focused on his wife, Rachel, who had married him before her divorce with a previous man could be finalized. They called her an adulterer, much to Jackson 's anger and disgust. Unfortunately, within a month of election, Rachel Jackson died of a heart attack before she could officially become the First Lady of the United States. And while her death cut deeply into Jackson, he pushed on, as he knew he had to and knew she 'd want him to.
Specifically: Nick, Daisy, Myrtle, and Jordan. As confirmed while reading the book, Daisy and Myrtle are shown to be dependent on the men around them. Myrtle was dependent on Tom for his money because she and her husband George were poor and lived in the Valley of Ashes. Myrtle following Tom while married to George for around fifteen years ended up sealing her fate in chapter 7 when Daisy unknowingly killed her in a car accident. Both Daisy and Nick are wallflowers and were pawns in the story.
St. Bartholomew 's Day Massacre was a terrible occasion. King Charles IX was a weak boy who was controlled by his mother. His mother, Catherine de Medici, hated christians and wanted all of them to be excecuted. So, she had a plan to do so. She pledged her daughter to one of the Huguenots to make them be at peace.
The doctor believed that Perez experienced a severe panic attack that possibly stopped her heart activity when she collapsed the night she was suspected of being possessed by an evil spirit. In addition, according to Daily Mail, another suspicion is that Perez had a cataplexy attack, a temporary loss of voluntary muscle function which was triggered by strong emotions such as stress or fear. Meanwhile, Perez had possibly experienced lack of oxygen after she woke up inside the coffin which resulted to her death. Mrs. Gutierrez, Perez’s mother, blames the doctor who declared her daughter dead too quickly that made them bury her daughter alive. “I thought I was going to get my daughter back," Mrs. Gutierrez told the local