Janisse tells of an anecdote where Grandma found a snake and called Uncle Perry to kill it. Snakes were looked down as, “the lowliest of creatures” (Ray 179) and would be condemned to death for their natural harmless actions. After the snake anecdote Janisse goes on to explain how her and her siblings were able to enjoy commodities at grandmama’s house that their parents would not let them enjoy at home. They were able to watch television however, once their parents arrive there would be no trace of what they’ve done, a sece=ret kept between the children and their grandmother.
Her husband is upset that she cleans the “white folks” clothes in their home. He is also takes advantage of Delia and has an affair with another woman. The abuse gets worse as Sykes tries to kill her with a rattlesnake; but he fails. Hurston uses biblical allusion and the examination of good and evil to show Delia’s likeness to Jesus, Sykes conniving nature and similarity to the devil, and how Sykes set Delia free. Delia is similar
The protagonists in the novel are constantly being abused physically and mentally by their cynical husband. With this theme he also explores the inequality among men and women. Hosseini uses his powerful words to describe the horrors that women undergo through during their marriage. The theme of Spousal abuse also allows the reader to recognize and understand men 's superiority in
General Woundwort also didn’t have a fun childhood. For example, Woundwort witnessed his mother and father being killed. His mother was killed by a weasel and his father was killed by a man. This would be very scaring for a young child. In addition, Woundwort was found and adopted by a kind professor with a cat that tortured him.
In the short story, “Sweat” by Zora Neale Hurston Sykes, the protagonist, is shaped in order to insight the most conflict possible. Hurston depicts Sykes as an abuser that lacks the desire to provide for his family. Not only does he physically abuse Delia, but he abuses her mentally and emotionally throughout the course of their marriage. This story takes place in a time-period where men were the providers of the household, and the women would attend to the needs of her children and her husband. Ironically, Delia is the one that provides financial stability for her family, while Sykes uses her money to support his infidelity.
Kills curley’s wife with anger and no hesitation just like the mice and the pup. He does this but doesn 't really feel sorry for what he has done till george finds out pleading him to tend the rabbits just like a father and a child. All of this that has happened because of his mentally disability. Lennie knows she’s trouble and sees her as a threat and used the opportunity to have her to stop by showing anger and rage to intimidate curley’s wife just like a mind of a kid would do. Anger is one story but his disability of having a mind of a child who doesn’t know his own strength and kills on
Delia’s husband Sykes does not value her or the work she does to support the both of them. Sykes has abused his wife for fifteen years and takes no shame in showing off his fat mistress for all to see. Sykes wants to get rid of Delia and take everything she’s ever worked for. When Sykes comes home and is killed by the snake, the one thing that he had used to scare Delia with so bad that she would leave, or die even. As Sykes is dying the sky begins to clear and the sun begins to rise.
Analytical Writing Task: Cause and Effect Analysis Throughout the novella The Pearl, by John Steinbeck the main character Kino, undergoes a series of mishaps lead by his greed, ending with the greatest loss of all, losing his only child, Coyotito. These events all caused by a pearl that was meant to provide his family with a better life, ironically caused the loss of his family and making him a murderer. These events start off slowly turning into greater life changing events. When Coyotito gets bitten by a scorpion Juana, his mom tried sucking the poison out and immediately wants to take Coyotito to the doctor. Stepping in their own shadow they go to see the doctor and he treats like animals because of their economic status.
But this blow was arrested by the hand of my wife … I withdrew my arm from her grasp and buried the axe in her brain. She fell dead upon the spot, without a groan” (Poe). This is very similar in presentation to how The Tale-Tale Heart presents it, not that big of a deal that you did the act. The narrator kills his wife without a second thought because he wanted to kill the cat, but what I take from it is that he does not care about his wife enough that killing her does not mean anything to him, and that is insanity. In The Tell-Tale Heart the narrator does a very similar thing to what happens in The Black Cat, kills someone with no feelings of remorse for a very arbitrary reason.
The poison curdled old Hamlet’s blood and caused sores all over his body. The rumours spread around was that he was bite by a poisonous snake. Fratricide is shown from old Hamlet killing his brother Claudius. Homicide Ophelia’s father, Polonius, is murdered from Hamlet, Hamlet had no intention on killing Polonius he thought it Claudius was the one behind the tapestry spying on Gertrude. Gertrude called Hamlet to her chamber to talk about how he offended his stepfather, Claudius.
Also, Scout demonstrates compassion for Boo Radley who is an outcast of society because of rumors spread about him. Atticus expresses compassion in To Kill a Mockingbird by acknowledging that Mrs. Dubose cannot control her actions even though she is very mean to his children. After Atticus finds out what Jem has done to her camellias, he shows compassion towards Mrs Dubose by talking to Jem about how what he did “to an old lady was inexcusable” (128). Mrs. Dubose struggled to control her morphine addiction before she passed away, causing her to act mean and aggressive towards Atticus and his children. Atticus wants his children to understand that some people cannot control their actions even though the reason is not apanent.
Riki-Tiki-Tavi is a Vigilante Riki-Tiki gets rewarding treatment that he doesn’t really deserve. He wanted to seek revenge on the snakes. It did not cross his mind that he was also protecting the family in a way until after the deed was done. Riki-Tiki killed the snakes because he is a vigilante He was seeking revenge on the snakes, protecting the family never crossed his mind. As the story states, “’We are very miserable, ' said Darzee.