She lost her job, her face was plastered all over the media as a racist, and she was receiving death threats. All of this because of one tweet. Hester Prynne made one mistake, and it would change her life forever. The Puritan society was a theocracy. They believed they had the right to judge and punish people as they saw fit, and so they did.
How 'd you like that?” curley 's wife also spends her days hounded by her mean-spirited husband with her attempts to reach out to the other men backfiring, ultimately leading to her death when she desperately reaches out to Lennie saying “Why can 't I talk to you? I never get to talk to nobody. I get awful lonely." Through symbolism, Steinbeck is conveying that ignorance and isolation can have extreme consequences and we learn that negligence can turn an individual towards the wrong person.By portraying isolation in a negative light Steinbeck displays how companionship is essential to the emotional wellbeing of an individual. Slim even states that ‘a guy goes nuts if he ain’t got nobody’.
Relationships in which there is not mutual respect are destined to fail. Relationships in which one person’s autonomy is not valued are destructive. For example, when Dana travels back to the Antebellum South for the fourth time, she finds Rufus being beaten by a man as a woman watches from a distance, wearing a torn dress. Dana learns that the woman is Alice, and the man beating Rufus is Isaac, Alice’s husband. She convinces them to leave, and when nursing Rufus back to consciousness, learns that Rufus was beaten because he tried to rape Alice after she refused to marry him.
Ophelia’s madness was easily seen with her actions and appearance. Her madness stemmed from Hamlet’s killing of her father, and Hamlet’s madness came from the death of his father. When Ophelia found out about Polonius’s death, she sang, “He is dead and gone, lady, He is dead and gone, At his head a grass-green turf, At his heels a stone. Oh, ho!” (Hamlet 4.5.25-26). Ophelia’s insane tune convinced the King and Queen that she was mad.
- It’s a huge turn off to have a partner who doesn’t act in maturity. A partner who is more often given to child-like tantrums such as sulking when things don’t go his/her way? Argue or gossip with own kid’s mates don’t make a spouse graceful? Running round to neighbours or phoning up mum and dad, yet constantly crying over every domestic squabble is pathetic for an adult old enough to be in a marital relationship? Sadly, a drama queen gets her daily tonic from such attitude; they will ever have a reason to blame everyone else for everything that has gone awry with their existence.
Mary believed that she could not; on her own ask for forgiveness of sins from the priest because she lacked adult vocabulary. She had committed a cardinal sin by having an affair with Graham she stole her happiness and killed her conscience by not coming to church for forgiveness of adultery. Mary as the rising action reaches its end goes through major changes in her life. She challenged Bernie’s advice which was that it was good decision for her to commit adultery, in response to Nick`s deeds. Mary’s decision to be against her friend’s advice forms part of physical conflict.
(2013), by putting this in consideration Mayella Ewells deceived herself, poured her anger on hopeless man, she uses her powers to oppress who is weaker than her, she was angry of society, angry because her father oppresses her. She wants a better life for herself. She found herself a mother for her siblings, she didn’t go to school, and when she liked a black man and seduced him. He is the one that she can control and everything else she is just powerless. She was devastated when he refuses her; she wanted to remove him from her way, instead of telling the truth she accused him of raping her fact that making advance towards Tom Robinson (the black man) gives Mayella power.
Gene is alone in his thoughts as no one supports him, not even his wife. He is ridiculed, harshly judged and discriminated for both his race and his idea of freedom and equality in society during that time frame. Tessie Hutchinson has ideas that no one else in her community agree with and she is sent to her death sentence. In both cases, the main characters are criticized and at many risks for expressing their intellectual freedom; that comes to show that in these short story universes, revealing individual thoughts and actions can lead to unfortunate circumstances and disastrous
Unfortunately, it was too much for Portia. She could not take Brutus constantly sneaking around and not knowing his secret. In result, she ended up killing herself because of his actions. Just like Chris and Ismene from the other two stories, Brutus does what he believes is the best for his family, and instead, all of the neglect he was giving to Portia made her kill herself, hurting him in the
Lemon?”(Roy, 1997, 103) From above quoted line the cruelty of Orangedrink Lemondrink Man is reflected.Estha was sexually abused by Orangedrink Lemondrink Man. Estha 's experience factors into the tragic events at the heart of the narrative. In order to safeguard the precious feelings of others, she failed to realize the feelings of her own children. This unfriendly rudeness made her son conceal the sexual abuse of the Orangedrink Lemondrink man. Even his twin Rahel could sense the unsmooth relation between Estha and the man that caused fever in him.