In the play “Fences”, the main character is a 53 year-old man by the name of Troy Maxson. He has been married to his wife, Rose, for eighteen years. Troy’s father mistreated him and his mother at a young age thus driving away his mother and ruining his family leaving him to run away from his father where he eventually settled in Pittsburgh, PA. He didn’t grow up with a loyal father and only had the examples and morals that his father had taught him. Troy was a thief in his younger years because he couldn’t get a job due to racial factors during the time.
However, Clifton accidentally angered the Brotherhood when he attacked one of their own members unknowingly and “was beating him, thought he was one of the hoodlums” (Ellison, 396). This lead to Clifton disappearing for weeks, with the Invisible Man having no idea where his peer had gone (Ellison, 421). Clifton only reappears by chance on the side of the road peddling paper Sambo Dolls, appearing completely unlike the man the invisible man used to know, “What had happened to Clifton? It was all so wrong, so unexpected. How on earth could he drop from Brotherhood to this in so short a time?” (Ellison, 434).
Sam distracts him by talking to Norman while Lila sneaks up to the house. There they discover that Norman’s mom is dead. Finally in the courthouse a psychiatrist explains that Norman murdered Mrs. Bates because he didn’t get attention after his father died.Norman begin guilty of killing his mom he gave life to her dead body and began to treat it as if she were still alive. Norman confesses to murdering Marion and Arbogast and hiding the evidence by getting rid of their bodies in a swamp near by. He also says he had no idea about the $40,000 which Marion stole.
The author August Wilson is known for writing ten plays based on each decade about the way African Americans were treated in the 20th century. Him being half African American was able to relate and was vivid to the way they were treated. Although, slavery was abolished but discrimination and racism continued which did not made them free and did not obtained the respect that they so much seek. In this essay I will discuss what effects does slavery still have on the characters in Gem of the Ocean, some forty years after its abolition? Why is this important?
In paragraph 10 he quotes, “But when you have seen vicious mobs lynch your mothers and fathers at will and drown your sisters and brothers at whim; when you have seen hate-filled policemen curse, kick, brutalize, and even kill your black brothers and sisters with impunity”. With great emotion, Dr. King speaks on his daughter and son not being able to do thing the white children could do. He wrote, “when you suddenly find your tongue twisted and your speech stammering as you seek to explain to your six year old daughter why she can't go to the public amusement park that has just been advertised on television, and see tears welling up in her eyes when she is told that Funtown is closed to colored children, and see ominous clouds of inferiority beginning to form in her little mental sky, and see her beginning to distort her
In the film Silver Linings Playbook, Pat Junior was placed into a psychiatric institution due to beating up the man his ex-wife, Nikki, was cheating on Pat Junior with. After he has been there for the required court mandated eight months, his mother discharges Pat from the psychiatric institution against medical advice. While there, it is found that Pat Junior has bi-polar disorder and dislikes taking his medication since he claims it makes his mind foggy. When he returns home, there are a series of unethical events that occur involving his new friend Tiffany and Pat Juniors parents. Tiffany deceives Pat Jr. in a multitude of ways in order to take his mind of off Nikki, whom he wants to win back.
On his expedition of digging up buried bodies, he seeked out help from Gus, a silly farmer, but once Gus had been admitted to a home due to his old age, “Gein became desperate for fresh trophies”, which is what led him to murder the two women. It was after the death of his mother, that Gein began creating a “woman suit”, which he would wear, because he longed to become a woman. Authorities also found out that Ed engaged in necrophilia with bodies he dug up, though he denied it, claiming the corpses “smelled too bad”. One of the police who had questioned Gein, Art Schley, was found guilty of having physically assaulted Ed, by “banging Gein’s head and face into a brick wall.” At the time Gein did not have to attend his trial because of the state of his mental stability, in total he was sent to two mental institutions, one of which eventually became a prison. In 1968, once Gein was finally stable enough to attend trial, he was declared not guilty by reason of insanity.
Even worse the officials claimed that his father had committed suicide, which prevented his family from inheriting the life insurance money. Furthermore, in the midst of all this happening to young Malcolm his mother began to go crazy and as a consequence, she got sent to a mental hospital. Americans often portray heroes to be flawless, but truth be told Malcolm X’s actions and life will reveal the contrary. He was a thief, drug dealer, racist, gambler, pimp, and took part of racketing. Some
In addition another of Chase’s motives was to obtain his victim’s blood and organs which he would later feast on. Since Chase couldn’t perform in sexual actions with any women, he raped the dead corpse of his female victims: Teresa Wallin, and Evelyn Miroth. After the mass murder in the Miroth household, and the release of the FBI profile, Nancy Holden, one of Chase’s high school classmates called in the police and directed them towards Richard Chase as a suspect. Later Chase was investigated and similarities between the profile and Chase’s life were uncanny, so the police decided to question him however he refused. The police officers waited in the hallway till Chase decided to leave his apartment on January 27, 1978 and once he opened the door, carrying a blooddrenched box, he was arrested.
After a year of careful planning she gets Tom Robinson into her house and makes advances toward him. When he denies them and Mayella’s father comes into the yard tom runs away because he knows something bad will come from this. After tom is gone Mayella’s father forces her to say that Tom Robinson abused her. Mayella is powerless because of her gender, the class she lives in, and the respect she gets from those around her. Mayella has never really been respected before.