Chilling worth. She commits adultery with Mr. Dimmesdale who is the minister of the Puritan community. She accepts her mistake and she is publicly shamed in front of all the community for committing the crime. People standing in front of the scaffold passes hateful comments to her because they think she has committed a serious crime and she just stands on the scaffold carrying her daughter which is the result of her adulterous behavior listening to the negative comments passed on her. Hester Prynne is also made to wear the Scarlet letter ‘A’ on her chest which reminds her and the people of the Puritan society about the sin she committed.
Hester Prynne is the heroine of “The scarlet Letter”, and it is possible for us to fully sympathize with her because Through reading the text “The Scarlet Letter” we can find out Hester Prynne had a difficult life and had been suffering very much comparing to other characters because she handles her situation by keeping Dimmesdale a secret even under pressure refusing to let them take her daughter Pearl from her and not hiding from the public after her sin of adultery is revealed and she is punished. Though Hester Prynne does faced her situation better than the other characters it is still she who sufferers the most. The another reason which compel the reader to sympathize on Hester Prynne is because she had to under gone the worse consequences of her sin that she must live with her relationships and interactions with Chillingworth and Dimmesdale, and the way she deal with her sin and the results of it. Even though her sin was nothing big like murdering but she had
I saw you. It wasn’t fair!” (Jackson, 224) It is apparent that she is not necessarily distressed over the practice of the ritual, but specifically that she is the victim, as she states they should start over, so that a new victim will be chosen. “I think we ought to start over,” Mrs. Hutchinson said, as quietly as she could.” (Jackson, 223) This differs greatly from Jane, who begins to sympathize with the plight of all domestic women through her experience with the woman behind the yellow wallpaper. Although she initially frowned upon the woman’s efforts to escape, the more her mental health deteriorated, the more she began to relate her plight to that of the trapped woman, both prisoners desperate for escape. With her newfound revelation, she sought to save the trapped woman from her prison, subconsciously freeing herself in the process.
Another theme transmitted throughout the story, though not as prevalent as the evilness behind repressing human rights, is that giving up one’s own comfort, safety, and life for a cause one believes in is a selfless and admirable action. When Minerva began organizing a resistance, she was aware of the dangers that came with it. However, she sacrificed her personal happiness for the greater good. When Minerva began to become seriously involved in the resistance, she asked Patria to take care of her child even though it greatly pained her to do so. Patria responded by saying “‘But Minerva, your own child--’ I began and then I saw it did hurt her to make this sacrifice she was convinced she needed to make”(155).
The movie teaches the viewer how to empathize and have compassion for victims of rape. One of the women, Wagatwe, shares how she felt as if she could have avoided her rape if she had been smarter. There is a common stereotype that the victim should have been smarter to avoid rape from occurring. Wagatwe still believes this stereotype is true about her and she feels like she has disappointed her
Time and time again, Tita expresses her fatigue and distaste for these arduous chores. At first glance, it may seem as though Mama Elena is a merciless tyrant who only lives to torture Tita. However, Mama Elena assigns these tasks to Tita without any malicious intent, believing that these tasks are meant for the youngest daughter to fulfill, as she is a faithful adherent to family tradition. She expresses her appreciation for Tita in her own unique way, as she is not very fond of or accustomed to expressing her emotions openly. Her frank attitude, coupled with her lack of sympathy makes it so that her actions are misinterpreted by the reader as well as other characters.
She accepts the mistakes that she has made and takes full responsibility, and she also asks her other family members to take responsibility of their own actions . Sheila says, “No, not really. It was my own fault. Alright Gerald, needn’t look at me like that. At least I am trying to tell the truth.
She always lets people know someone loves and cares for them, no matter the situation, “...but her interest, love and respect for individuals meant that she gave herself to them regardless of differences and was concerned not to hurt” (Spink 128). No matter how disrespectful or hurt someone was, Mother Teresa shows them love and respect. She let them know someone would always love and respect them in return. Mother Teresa also helps children and women from harming themselves, “...there were still many who were reduced to committing suicide… Mother Teresa set up one home in Dhaka and several more in Bangladesh to care for these women and girls” (Spink 88). Mother Teresa helps to make sure these women see a future and get the help that they need to survive.
Anne does this to get on everyone’s positive side. Anne really just wants to make up for the garbage things she has done that had happened previously in the book. Anne’s mother Mrs. Frank says some mean words to the Van Daan’s. “I’m sorry for everything I’ve said...” Mrs. Frank is apologizing for what she has said, because she wants everyone to be happy with her. The real reason people apologize is because they have hurt somebody or made a wrong choice.
Zusak showed the beauty Liesel showed for her passion of books. The way she risked her life to get those books just so she could be happy. But the brutality she shared with Max and his suffering of being a Jew showed her that the struggle was not easy and that they had to trust each other in order to survive. But most of all Liesel showed the beauty of never letting go, she showed the heart and courage it takes to do that. Liesel and her family brought everyone to life.