The snake is evil, much like Sykes and creates havoc in the household. In the end, the evil snake is the thing that ends up killing Sykes, much to the shock of the readers. My interpretation was that the snake was used as a symbol of the evilness of Sykes and how in the end, it came back to literally bite him, which resulted in his demise. In conclusion, Sweat by Zora Neale Hurston what I consider to be the greatest work of short fiction I’ve read so far. I praise it for bringing up issues that black women specifically had to bear in that time period, such as working day and day out to survive and serve upper-class white folks in society.
Roylott trained the snake to kill, which is exactly what it did. He trained it to kill the stoner sisters before their wedding, but it killed Dr. Roylott instead. It was his own fault for training the snake to kill people. It was not Sherlock Holmes’ fault that Dr. Roylott trained the snake to kill people. The Swamp Adder was told to kill when it went through the ventilator.
In document C, Law 129 talks about how if a married lady is caught cheating on her husband, she and the man she was cheating with, get tied together and thrown into the water. Hammurabi should want his people to feel safe and be with whoever they want to be with. The husband may get mad at the lady, but getting thrown into water and drowning is really harsh. The woman would be scared. In Law 195 it states, “If a son has struck his father, his hands shall be cut off.” This law seems, as well, too harsh.
That’s nice,’ and he stroked harder … She jerked sideways, and Lennie’s fingers closed on her hair and hung on...And then she was still, for Lennie had broken her neck…For a second he was bewildered. And then he whispered in fright, ‘I done a bad thing’” (Steinbeck 91).Furthermore, Lennie’s sin was a result from temptation which came from Curley’s wife. In Of Mice and Men, Curley’s wife acted as a “serpent” who tempted Lennie to make bad decisions. The temptation worked as Lennie had killed Curley’s wife. In result, he was killed from the negative effect that came afterwards since Curley was
Macbeth had another chance to change his outcome. his wife was consumed with the idea that he would become king, so much so that she pushed him to kill the current King. She said she couldn 't do it because King Duncan looked too much like her own father. Macbeth could have easily dismissed this and not listened to his mentally dwindling wife, “Come, thick night, and pall thee in the dunnest smoke of hell, that my keen knife see not the wound it makes, nor heaven peep through the blanket of the dark, to cry ‘hold, hold!’” He followed the instructions of his wife and killed the king. This led to him going insane.
Romeo believes this and drinks poison to be with her.Juliet wakes to find Romeo dead and kills herself with his dagger. We see what can happen in all of these situations. Arranged marriages by parents shouldn’t be allowed because it increases the risk of suicide, it determines if a person must move back to the country where their parents live, and it causes depression in
However, in Hogan’s novel Power this idea comes most to life. After Ama, a strong traditional woman, has killed a panther, she tells the younger Omishto that she must tell the truth about her crime, except for a description of the cat’s appearance. Not until later in the novel does the reader discover the reason for this omission. Omishto realizes that to describe the run down and sickly appearance of the panther to the elders, “would cut their world in half. It would break their hearts and lives.
Another activist during this time period was Daisy Bates. When Daisy was just a little girl she had lost her mother because of three white men who had raped and murdered her. From this loss she experienced, she had so much built up anger and hatred toward those men. She used this hatred to help other women and generate a change. Daisy had become a well-known women that black victims of rape could go to.
They have a party and everything. This is very different to the myth. In the myth, Hera it the one who sent the snakes down to kill Hercules, not Hades. She absolutely loathes him. She is so upset about her husband’s infidelity, she tries to get a baby killed.
This is the first and last time the grandmother shows courtesy to someone besides her own self in the story. The grandmother then tries to touch him then the misfit “sprang back as if a snake had bitten him and shot her three times through the chest.” (O’Conner). Not only does it look like the grandmother changed at the end of the story, but also the misfit might have changed. The misfit says: “It’s no real pleasure in life.” (O’Conner). The misfit might be talking about his evil ways, saying that his done with his evil ways as it brings no joy.