Each one of the murder stories were expressive crimes and included signs of strain that caused the negative emotions and led to the crimes. For Roxie’s crime, she failed to achieve her goal of being famous. It was an obtainable goal, because she had been a chorus member before and she was very close to getting a shot at it. When she found out that she had failed her goal, she got very frustrated and angry that her shot was not given to her. She then in the moment could not cope with her emotions and she took it out on the man who wronged her, and shot him.
Consumed with Vanity In the essay “Beauty: When the Other Dancer is the Self” (1983) by Alice Walker exhibits the effects vanity had on her from a young age until she became partially blind due to one of her brothers accidently shooting her eye with a BB gun. Because of this incident, Walker was forced to confront her fears—not being beautiful and never looking up—regarding her physical appearance using rhetorical strategies to help contribute to her struggles of becoming comfortable in her own skin once again. Throughout Walker’s narrative she adopts the use of chronological order to show the effects vanity had on her in different times of her life.
Wes’s journey in life was affected by his mother’s decisions. According to Wes Moore in the book, “The Other Wes Moore” (2010) “Our neighborhood was getting more and more dangerous; there had been a rash of break-ins in the houses around us” (36). Basically, Wes states that his neighborhood was not safe to live and grow up in. He was born in a poverty-stricken community under hard life conditions with uncontrolled life safety. Thereafter, Wes's mother decided to move to Bronx, New York after his father's distressing death looking for better environmental influences.
Moran’s credibility stems mainly from her personal experience with her lifestyle as a prostitute. Moran used pathos in her editorial to grasp an emotional response from the reader. After a year of being an orphan under the state’s care Moran started to sell herself and eventually turned to cocaine. For several years she was mentally destroyed with low self-esteem, and has no desire to return to the streets.
This backfires when they began to grow close again. Then, when Daisy kills Myrtle and Tom gets Gatsby killed they run away together, as they always do. The quote, “They were careless people, Tom and Daisy—they smashed up things and creatures and then retreated back into their money or their vast carelessness or whatever it was that kept them together, and let other people clean up the mess they had made. . . .” shows how they are.
With that comes the rise in drug use, both medical and recreational, as people become desperate and will do anything necessary to escape their lives, their reality, the holes they have dug themselves. Blanche DuBois, the main character in A Streetcar Named Desire, is the prime example of this predicament that has existed across generations, resulting to alcohol and the falsifying of her life story in order to escape the real world and instead live in her imagination. She managed to push her mind too far, creating a false persona that began to take over, disfiguring her ability to distinguish what was real and fake, pulling her down into a pit of permanent aberration. The author creatively establishes this theme of madness as a disconnect between reality and fantasy through a use of symbolism, allusion, and a tone that evokes sympathy towards the main character, even in times where the opposite is more
They both endured tribulations they never expected to, and were made all the stronger for it. Door was forced to run and hide from Mr. Croup and Mr. Vandemar, the monstrosities that had mercilessly murdered her family. Isabelle had essentially lost both of her parents at the young age of three, leaving her to fend for herself . The two young women had no choice but to adapt to these alterations in their lives. As a result, they transformed into independent women capable of defending themselves against the evils of their worlds.
t are by them. The manner in which the protagonists responded and reacted to the heartbreak are quite dissimilar. In Chopin 's writing Desiree has a response of hopelessness as well as desperation. When Armand demands her leave from the plantation Desiree seeks her child and “disappears among the reeds and willows… and she did not come back again.” In her fit of sadness and helplessness Desiree kills herself and her son while on the contrary something 's quite different occurs in Dahl’s story.
Born a harami or an illegitimate child, Maraim was deprived of a “legitimate claim to the things other people had, things such as love, family, home, and acceptance” (Hosseini 4). Since her childhood, Mariam understood that she was unwanted- a weed that should be tossed away, and when she was fifteen, Mariam faced her father’s rejection and her mother’s suicide. In adulthood, the frequent abuse of her tyrannical husband and her repeated miscarriages only furthered Mariam’s belief that she didn’t deserve love or family. When her husband married the young and beautiful Laila, Mariam’s desperate barrage to maintain her place in the house, despite, revealed her past: You may be the palace malika and me a
Juliette was born with a touch that can kill, and struggles throughout the whole book mentally whether that makes her monster or a savior for the weak. She has to deal with the guilt that weighs her down because she has taken a the life of a little boy by accident in the past. Even though it was an accident, the main character can’t get over the fact that she has taken numerous lives. Juliette has two options to resolve this conflict. One option is to let it forever weigh her down, limiting her options of action through the book, putting her life in danger.
She was manipulative and dishonest in treatment sessions as she would report going to school, but later found out that she skipped school to go to Walmart with her friends. Court documents state that secure placement was needed due to MS-13 gang member have made a threat to her life in the community. She also exhibited difficulty with inability to comply with probation, home, school and community rules.
The little girl could not take the psychological pressure that was brought upon her, and so she gave her own life to avoid it. This shows that the sex trafficking industry can mentally break people, and the ones who get out alive from the brothels are usually traumatized for the rest of their lives. After finally being freed, “Some girls who are trafficked choose to remain prostitutes for life because their home villages will not accept them” (Ruffins). This is also shown in the book Sold, with Monica not being accepted back to her village after returning.
“What is punishment? Being in jail isn't punishment, if you didn't like it on the outside. And neither is death, if it was painful to live.” (Infamous). Perry Smith was not fond of his life at all.