Mariam is married off to a disgusting man named Rasheed and he mistreated her just like her mother treated her. Rasheed then gets another wife and things for Mariam and Rasheeds new wife, Laila , don't get off to a great start. Mariam is told to take Lailas orders, but upon one of Laila and Mariam's first conversations with each other Mariam gave a crude tone and let it readers know that “I was here first and I won't be thrown out” (225). Mariam believes that Laila will get rid of Mariam and this causes disagreement and tension between the two. Mariam later opens her eyes and realizes that Laila isn't an enemy and forgives Laila for trying to get her thrown out.
There was soon an attempt on Mary’s life, a group of Scottish men and her husband killed one of her religious advisers. The traumatic scenes should have cause Mary, who was pregnant at the time, to miscarry and back then when a woman miscarries, they usually died. This was not the case for Mary. She was then imprisoned and she made her husband change her mind and help her escape. Her son was born a few months later and his name was James VI of Scotland.
Then Juliet's dad was going to make her married soon because he got himself killed. So she fakes her death. Since romeo is gone he thinks she’s really dead. Then he dies, then she dies.
Georges marries a beautiful girl named, Zélie. Alfred tries to repeat what he did with Zélie as he did with Laïsa in the past, but Zélie fights him off. Alfred falls and hits his head causing blood to spur. By the Code Noir, Zélie will have to accept her fate, which is death because she struck her master, Alfred. Zélie was a woman – a slave who had to comply with the rules or be punished if she did not abide by them.
Peter and his sister believed that, “the room is there mother and father, far more important in their lives than their real parents”(Bradbury 8). In other words, the room had usurped their mother and father rendering their real parents non essential. Thus, making it seem alright to kill of their parents in order to protect the nursery. Secondly, in The Cask of Amontillado by Edgar Allen Poe a character murders a friend who infringed upon his family's honor. Montressor became enraged by the fact that his family’s named had been scoffed on and began to devise a plan to avenge his maiden name.
Hamlet is not justified by treating Gertrude the way he did. Gertrude said that Hamlet has offended his new stepfather by the play that he put on (to find out if Claudius actually did kill the king). After Hamlet hears that his mother is not proud by the way he has been acting Hamlet just goes off on her. Hamlet then says that his mother has offended his real father (King Hamlet) and completely intimidates her. Then Hamlet accuses Gertrude of lustfulness and his mother starts crying and begs him to go.
Everyone has been angry at someone at some point of time. Being mean doesn't show any respect of yourself or your parents. Why do we(people) be mean? Penelope's suitors was killed because they destroyed Odysseus's house, twisted his maids, and tried to marry his wife. The suitors destroyed Odysseus house when he was trying to find his way back home.
It also showed that life is not a happily ever after. I learned
His granddaughter, Valentine, was being forced by her father to marry Franz d’Epinay. Noirtier did not like Franz and was angry that she was going to be married to be married to him so he took Valentine out of his will (Dumas 250-251). Later, Valentine introduces Monsieur Noirtier to her true love, Maximilien Morrel. Nortier speaks with Maximilien and wants him to be married to his granddaughter (297-298). Nortier helps get Valentine out of her marriage to Franz by telling him that he killed Franz’s father.
Georges marries a lovely young woman named, Zélie. Alfred decides to repeat what he achieved with Zélie as he did with Laïsa in the previous years, but Zélie fights him off. Alfred falls and strikes his head, causing blood to spur. By the Code Noir, Zélie had to admit to her consequences, death is her fate because she hit her master. Zélie is a woman—a victim who had to submit to the regulations or be executed if she did not abide by them.
A Thousand Splendid Suns, tells the history of the last three war filled decades of Afghanistan through the lives of two unsuspecting women. Education is a topic discussed in the novel frequently and effects Mariam's and Laila's lives. The similarities and differences between the two focuses heavily on education. Laila's father, Babi, repeatedly urged the importance of Laila's schooling. While Mariam's mother, Nana, wanted Mariam to stay away from any type of school.
Stepping into a park, we would witness countless of children, from all ages, dashing through, playing tag or hide and seek, or possibly competing who can climb the most monkey bars; however, these children aren’t alone, as we glance toward the benches alongside of the park, there sits a group (or groups) of women, keeping a careful eye on these children, tending to their safety and well-being. These women are the mothers. The imagery of these children and their mothers are taken into a different setting, through A Thousand Splendid Suns, by Khaled Hosseini, a former immigrant of Afghanistan. A Thousand Splendid Suns takes place in Afghanistan through the lives of Laila and Mariam, and how their lives become intertwined through hardships, including
In Khaled Hosseini’s A Thousand Splendid Suns, Laila, our younger protagonist, does not sense her mother’s warmth throughout her childhood. Instead, Laila detects that her mother, Fariba, has reserved all of her love for her two older brothers. Due to this, at one point in the story, Laila decides that people shouldn’t be allowed to have new children if all of their love was given to their older children. This opinion would, subsequently, play a role in Laila’s second pregnancy -- this time with Rasheed’s biological child. With a bicycle spoke in her hands, Laila considers aborting the fetus because she can not see herself loving Rasheed’s child as much as she loves Tariq’s.
One day, Tariq stopped by Rasheed’s house to see Laila. This came to Laila as a surprise because Rasheed had made everyone believe that he was dead. After learning that Tariq had been there, Rasheed began to beat Laila for being with Tariq. ( Hosseini 182) Mariam had realized that Rasheed’s anger had overcome him and that he was going to kill Laila.
It is evident that life is a constant battle, is regularly unjust and appalling, but if one can endure through these things there is truth, power and beauty that gives oneself a true meaning for their existence. Putting others before oneself can be a difficult sacrifice, but it builds the strength of character. Different characters in “A Thousand Splendid Suns” by Khaled Hosseini demonstrate such selflessness, as well as perseverance and strength. To begin with, Mariam is one character who demonstrates most if not all of these character traits, especially selflessness. She willingly makes major sacrifices for Laila and her children, as well as taking responsibility for their abusive husband, Rasheed’s death despite knowing that she will be punished.