The way that Gertrude acted, lead to pain and trust issues when it came to other women in Hamlet’s life. “Frailty thy name is woman” (I.ii,146) is how Hamlet states his feelings towards females in his first soliloquy. Not only does Hamlet blame his mother for doing damage in his life, but he goes further to blame all women for not being as strong as men just because of Gertrude’s acts. “The mother's confusing relationship to the father is the cause of the ambiguity and confusion” (Brewer). The sole cause of Hamlet's confusion and chaotic behavior can be traced back to the death of his father and the remarriage of his mother.
This poem is one written in a mocking tone. The speaker desires to belittle the memory of her father, as it had been the source of much anguish during her life. She wants to remove him from her memory or reduce the effect that his memory has on her life. She uses the aforementioned allusions to emphasize the extensive conflict between her and her monstrous
One is the failure to achieve positively valued stimuli, the second is confrontation with negatively valued stimuli and the last is removal of positively valued stimuli. (Wong, Lecture) In Nathan’s case, he constantly suffered from all three of these behaviors. Firstly he was unable to achieve the escape from his parents that he so desperately longed for. Secondly he was constantly abused by both his mother and father and lastly he was taken away from both his friends and the band they were in consistently which removed much of the positive outlets that he had. General Strain Theory also displays three different types of strain.
In the story of Wuthering Heights, injustice is served in one of the main characters which are Heathcliff. Heathcliff throughout the story gets treated badly, especially in his childhood. Injustice is not only served to Heathcliff, but two other main characters as well. In the story, Catherine has been gone for a while and comes back and reunites with Heathcliff and she insults Heathcliff. For example, this conversation between them makes their relationship turn unstable.
A reason why that sameness is a bad thing is when in The Giver it shows how when the twins were born, Joan 's father had to kill on of them because they would be to confusing. It shows that the community can 't do things on their own and if their different than everyone else or they look a like they suffer from bad consequences. Nobody can trust there own opinion and independence. If you thought that was bad wait until you hear this you get assigned spouses. The negative thing about being assigned a spouse is that you actually don 't love the or care about them.
Discrimination of the two families has an affect on the children. Their love was declined because of their families. The two lovers formed a thirst for each other’s presence, leading them to practicing bad behaviors as it says in act 3 “immediately we do exile him hence” (shakespeare 1095). This can relate to modern times because parents’ concerns for their children can be extremely high when it comes to life decisions. If so they find an individual a bad influence on their children, they will exile or limit the
The occurrences of a threat towards Hester to lose custody of her child and her punishment for adultery were directly brought upon by Chillingworth. Hester did not love Chillingworth anymore and she could not love him ever . Her thought process on Chillingworth is why she committed adultery. Losing custody of Pearl was due to the punishment inflicted on her because of her disloyalty to
“The facts and fictions of Willy’s history become tangled with his current situation because he is forced to confront the many failures, he has fobbed off previously through lying, both to his family and to himself. Willy is unable to reconcile his past and present”( Klimchak). Because of Willy’s idea of success and his pride leads to his breakdown. Throughout the story I felt that Willy is fighting his self which resulted in the suffering of others around him making him also the antagonist in the play. Willy would also be known as the round character because of his role in the play and a tragic hero because of his self-importance.
Parents are the biggest influences on a child’s life. In Isabel Allende’s The House of the Spirits the children are treated differently by their parents, Esteban and Clara. Throughout the novel Allende constantly displays Esteban’s cruel behavior towards his children and Clara’s loving nature towards them, and how both their different personalities affect their children. Esteban has a bad temper, which leads to his children being distraught. Esteban has no respect for his children’s physical well being.
Alienation in “A Rose for Emily” and “The Yellow Wallpaper” “A Rose for Emily” by William Faulkner and “The Yellow Wallpaper” by Charlotte Perkins Gilman are two short stories that contains both similarities and differences. Both short stories shows that Emily Grierson and the narrator are not able to live their lives as an individual in their society because they were women. With regard to both Emily and the narrator of "The Yellow Wallpaper," their freedom is taken away from them as they are controlled by men, they are both secluded in their own homes away from the town, and they react in irrational ways that result in their own downfall into insanity. Emily Grierson and the narrator from "The Yellow Wall-Paper" are both restricted by the men ruling their lives