In Homestead in Idaho, Geneva is dying and struggling to stay alive. In a panic to save her children from suffering, “She took the gun again and turned it to the crib… You will be with me… The trigger once, then again...” (Section 7, Homestead in Idaho). By shooting her daughter, Geneva accepts responsibility for making Solomon, her husband, feel as though he had to go to town to work for her to be happy. Both Marilyn and Geneva experience the same moral dilemma. They use moral motivation as a way to reconcile their deaths as an action to save others from suffering.
It doesn’t matter he is dead since she is sure there is more. In her basement a wall stands as she strings the lines to connect the dots determined to solve the death of her brother and all who may be involved in shooting her. Her girlfriend, friend and therapist Frankie is afraid she’s losing her again determined to hang on to raise Jazz’s brother’s son Chase hoping for children of their own and their future. Jazz has more than an obsession as revenge plays on her mind.
In the novel, In the time of butterflies, Maribal’s sisters had a tragic ending in which 3 of the 4 sisters were killed for being in the resistance against the regime. However their stories and actions were told by their youngest sister Dede. Dede brought their story and death to light as well as their hopes and dreams they had fought their life for. As Patria mentioned of creating a world without corruption and tyranny for the their future children. The Mirabal sisters threw their lives on the line by joining the underground resistance against the Regime of Trujilo and sacrificed everything to get a better
Have you ever wondered what the world would be like without sacrifice, but you would still be able to ensure the safety of your loved ones? Well, whether you did or did not, the amount of sacrifice included in The Hunger Games world is unbelievable. The word sacrifice is defined as an act of giving up something valued for the sake of something else regarded as more important or worthy. Sacrifices are placed into categories based on what is being given up. People who made a sacrifice in The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins are all willing to risk their life to save someone else’s life.
However, unlike most women because of the choice Jason makes Medea seeks revenge. When Medea finds out she and her children are being banished by Corine, she comes up with a plan. Her plan is unusual instead of being rational and deciding how she will move on with her life and how she will provide for her boys, she decides to focus on what is more important to her which is revenge. Medea begs Corinth for one more day in Creon, and he agrees to let her have one more day. With in this one day Medea kills Jason’s loved one she says she does this to hurt him but arguably this hurts her.
These twelve districts, including the Capital, make up what is known as Panem. Each year, they host the “Hunger Games,” which is a fight to the death which keep the districts from rebelling against the Capital. In the book, Katniss and Peeta anger the Capital when they played them so the two could both win the Hunger Games and go home safely. Although they are safe now, doesn’t mean they will be later because their stunt angered the Capital and they want revenge. Eventually, Katniss and her supporters fight against the Capital hoping to eradicate, Snow, the
In the end, the grandmother realizes she needs to put an end to the destructive behavior that seems to occur in every generation. The grandmother driven by her selfish mistakes of the past, tries to change the destiny of her and her granddaughter. In a time of desperation, the grandmother murders her beloved dog to save the life of her granddaughter. The granddaughter, in shock, has a newfound respect for her grandmother. The grandmother steps into her new role as a good parent, and the granddaughter follows along, and in this act their lives are changed forever.
Sethe finally finds peace within herself when Paul D re-enters her life, but her consciousness is triggered when a girl named Beloved arrives at her doorstep. She believes that this girl is a reincarnation of her late daughter. In a warped sense, Sethe sacrificed her sanity by killing her daughter, which speaks volumes about how much love she had for her children. The reincarnation of her daughter seduces Sethe’s only refuge, Paul D. This serves to be an allegory for the paranoia that haunts Sethe and the fact that she cannot flee from her past. Sethe is spooked not just by the apparition of her dead daughter, but by the recollections of her life as a slave as well.
She takes on the role of both a seductress to the many suitors wishing to marry her and a powerful mother figure to her son. While mourning for her lost husband, Penelope promises that she will choose one of the suitors to marry without the intention of ever saying “I do”. In order to delay the suitors’ advances, Penelope tells them she will marry one of them after she finishes sewing her wedding veil, but she deceives them at the end of each day Penelope ruins all of her work so that the task will never be
Nea’s journey seems solely based on saving her sister when in actuality she is trying to find excuses to avoid growing up. The tragic hero fabricates false dangers to compensate her desire to be needed by her sister who has moved on with her life. Nea feels abandoned becausen Sourdi matures while she remains a child. Ma and Sourdi remain connected with traditional customs that Nea simply cannot understand due to her exposure to American culture. Her over active imagination, anxiety, and aggression get her into trouble.