Gansberg tells a story about the lack of help neighbors give while one of their own are being murdered and how it stunned the Assistant Chief Inspector Frederick. At his time Frederick has been a detective for 25 years, he has been a part of numerous killings but this specific murder shocked him. In this essay 38 civilians witness a 28 year old female named Kitty, who was returning home from her shift at a bar in Hollis. On her short walk home from her car in her middle class neighborhood, she was grabbed and then stabbed by an unknown man. She yelled for help multiple times.
JonBenet Ramsey a 6-year old pageant queen. Daughter of John Bennett, a wealthey business man, and her mother, Patricia Ramsey, a socialite. JonBenet, youngest of the Ramsey family, was horrendously murdered between the nights of December 25, 1996 to December 26, 1996. A ransom note was left on the stairs of their Colorado home. Patsy woke up and went down stairs to make coffee but instead found the ransom not on the staircase.
“The Jilting of Granny Weatherall” written by Katherine Anne Porter, is about a grandmother who is in denial that she is about to die. And “A Good Man is Hard to Find” written by Flannery O’Connor, is about a family that goes to visit family in Tennessee but are brutally murdered before they get there. These two stories share many similarities and differences in both the characters, and conflict.
Faulkner’s story demonstrates totally different plot: there is an own main character, her mental disorder and its consequences for the society. In the case of Emily Grierson the problem appeared to be in the inherited disorder, as “people in our town, remembering how old lady Wyatt, her great-aunt, had gone completely crazy at last” (Faulkner 4); and the citizens’ attitude. Miss Emily felt a pressure from people because of own origins and behavior; and these conditions finally made her to kill Homer Barron, an only potential opportunity for marriage after her father’s death. After the crime Miss Emily was not able to get rid of the body and continued to live with it until her own death. It looked like Baron became the only victim of the character’s madness here.
As later written, Madeline’s disease causes her to become deathly ill and she passes away while the narrator is visiting. Following her death comes a disturbing tone in the story as the visitor finds out the Ushers only marry within their own family, and that Roderick and Madeline were not only mentally ill twins, but spouses too. That night, Madeline is buried in the basement with the excuse that doctors wanted to study her, however, it is later explained that Roderick held a secret as he declares, “We have put her living in the tomb!” (1839). In the climax of the story, Madeline breaks out of her casket and busts out of the chamber to find Roderick and the visitor upstairs. The trauma of seeing his sister causes Roderick’s heart attack and he dies there on the floor.
Hugh Crain built the beautiful Hill House eighty years ago as a home for his wife and daughter in the most distinct part of New England which turned out to be a death spot for his whole family in people’s opinion. Members of his family died due to their own internal affairs. Their death made Hill House a scary place. The Haunting of Hill House tells the frightening saga of socially reserved Eleanor Vance, who went to Hill House to participate in a research engaging paranormal activities. But the scariness of Hill House doesn’t approach in the appearance of spirit or vampires.
She begins by informing him that she, “poor Anne/Wife to thy Edward, to thy slaughtered son”(10), is the speaker. Referring to herself using this title, Anne suggests the reason why she has become “poor Anne” is because she is mourning a slaughtered husband. Consequently, her grief has turned her into a wretched and miserable widow. After alerting his ghost of her presence, Anne informs him that the killer who slaughtered his son, is the same one who ended his life. She wails to King Henry’s ghost, that she “pour[s] the helpless balm of [her] poor eyes” (13), into the wounds that have let out his soul.
In the Victorian era the common was life for a man and woman was that the man work in the fields while the woman stayed in the house cleaning and cooking. In “Trifles” by Susan Glaspell Minnie Foster was found sitting in her chair knitting while the investigator found her husband strangled to death in their bed. With the lack of response from Minnie Foster it was completely obvious that she did the crime and was handcuffed and sent to the jail while they began to investigate the crime scene. Now the real question everyone was asking why she did what she did. Insanity is the criminal in this situation Minnie Foster was just a house wife how fell ill to insanity.
According to the motherhood quote ( Jane Sellman, n.d. ) Working mother is a superfluous idiom ''. The meaning of women task is when a woman works as a staff in any kind of tasks. In last decade, some women's are staying at their homes with no work. Therefore, a woman who does not work kills her ability of talents and achievements.