To which she replies ''This is the way to deal Jason the deepest wound.'' (Euripides,227). This shows that she believes that by killing her children, she will basically ruin Jason's life, effectively getting her revenge. When asked about killing her children, she replies "So it must be. No compromise is possible."
Rosie goes against her mother, Lily, by getting a nose piercing. Lily thinks they look horrible, but Rosie doesn’t want to give her mother the satisfaction of doing what she’s told. This shows the idea of ‘teenage identity’ because Rosie is discovering herself and her likes and interests. 2 – Running Away Rosie and Asher run away to W.A. without telling anybody.
Sayed starts hitting Betty when she defies him. At some point, her rebellion gets so bad that he starts controlling her every move so that she does not have any freedom left. Betty wants to leave Iran but since she cannot leave the country without Sayed’s permission, she becomes his prisoner. Her love for him has now been replaced by hatred. Some of the themes in Not without my Daughter are betrayal, domestic violence, bravery and unconditional love.
In the process of wanting to gain honor, he had backstabbed Medea by demoting her from the status of a legal wife to that of a concubine. The words “disowned her” help to emphasize on this fact. When she was with Jason, she had put on the face of Athenian women but when she lost her only connection with Athens she turned into the barbaric animal who couldn’t control her impassionate emotions anymore. The plot is seen to end right after Medea does justice to herself by destroying Jason’s new family and by killing her own children. The structure of the plot portrays the importance and significance Euripedes associates with marriage
By Serena’s actions, we can tell she desperately wants a baby, so that way Offred can leave as soon as possible. Furthermore, it is nonexistent to think or say that the men are the sterile ones. As a sign of reassurance, Serena gives Offred a picture of her daughter. She can still get in trouble, for she tells Offred, “ I have to return it, before they know it’s missing” (Atwood 228). Serena is risking herself, considering she could be in danger if caught with a picture of someone’s child, not being able to say it’s Offred’s.
The appeal will help convince Ismene because no one wants to be called a traitor because it has a negative connotation. Also no one wants to let down there family. The combination of both of these bad things will create a sense of guilt inside Ismine making her feel persuaded to help out Antigone. Also while trying to persuade Ismene Antigone tries to emphasize the harsh reality to Ismine hoping that she will then change her mind. She does this by quoting Creon when he says, “No one shall bury him.
Medea was too devastated to show up yet she wanted to point out her side. She shared her heart breaking story of how Jason left her and their children for Princess Glauke. She showcased an empowerment of women as she acclaimed that she would rather go to three battles than
The letter is an implication of an impending fate in relation to Antoinette. unwillingly or not, the letter will have an impact on Rochester’s perspective and viewpoint. Furthermore, the letter is foreshadowed through Rochester mind: "as for the little girl, antoinetta, as soon as she can walk she hide herself if she see anybody. She marry again to the rich Englishman mr mason, and there is much I could say about that but you won’t believe so I shut my mouth. the madness gets worse and she has to be shut away for she try to kill her husband- madness not being all either" (Rhys 63).
As for Antigone she became anger with her sister, Ismene, when she refused to help her bury their brother. Over all they are prideful individuals who withhold their stubbornness. For example when Oedipus, was not willing to yield to Liaus where the three rode 's meet and instead he decided to kill him for it and Antigone although it was the law that forbade her from burring her brother she decided to disobey and follow what was right to her. The also performed over the top self-harm; if they were not so dramatic they could of prevent their own deaths and the others around
Revenge can cause more damage than the original injury. Even in old Greek days people used revenge to hurt one another. In the ancient Greek tragedy Medea, a young woman named Medea gave up her family, home and country to be with a man named Jason. As they moved on in life, Jason then decided that he would leave her and his children for the princess, a royal bed. This caused Medea to be vengeful and go out on a rampage.
So she freaks out and he hold son when she is telling him to let go. This makes Lennie angry so he eventually shakes her around and breaks her neck. Due to Curley’s wife provakadveness Lennie kills her. Due to her being Curley’s wife and Curley being a cruel person, that when he finds out he would beat and torture Lennie. So this makes George be the one has to give Lennie a quick and swift kill.
She also would go to the court case, after her father deliberately told them to not go to town. Another thing she does constantly is not let her brother do things alone. Jem would want to go do things alone, but Scout would say “no, I 'm comin’ with you”. Scout is a vital part of to Kill a Mockingbird not only because she is the point of view, but the book would be boring without her even as a supporting role. She is this prominent because of her personality and assertiveness.
As humans, we create bonds of trust, but they can be broken through lying. The story, Fleeting Love, is the perfect example of how trust between daughter and father can be broken. Cathy had the opportunity to tell her parents about her new boyfriend, but not telling them was the biggest mistake because they later found out that she was lying. Honesty is integral to the maintaining of close, functional relationships. Not knowing about your problems could be beneficial for you at first because it prevents you pain, but in the long run it hurts more.
The one thing they don’t want to happen is for the abuser to go to jail. A jail sentence will temporarily stop the violence, but it ends the couple 's relationship, ruins the family and often leaves everyone devastated financially and emotionally. If victims believed that by coming forward they would not only be seeking help for themselves but for the men they love, victims would be much more likely to seek help. There is an opportunity for abusers to discuss, with other abusers and trained counselors, the source of their anger and their views toward women. The goal is to get abusers to recognize and work through the feelings and expectations that lead them to
SECRETS Portia, Brutus’s wife, wanted to know Brutus’s secret for many worthy reasons. Portia cares about her husband and his well being and wants to know what is troubling him, offer her help. A wife or husband should not pressure their spouse into telling them their secrets because they should have already told them. Every situation is different, but a married couple should be very closed and be comfortable to talk to them about anything. Couples should be best friends and not hide things from each other because then there is no trust in the relationship.