In the book, “shattered”, Debra was completely emotionless and numb from her kidnapping/days of captivity. She experienced post-traumatic stress and was paranoid of people. She even get scary flashbacks of her time in Donald Flagg’s home and witness that same fear just by doing certain actions. In this article, results show that depression, anxiety, fear, hypervigilance, and anger were the common reactions to physical assault. “One of the strongest themes to emerge from the sample was the difficulties victims faced in attempting to return to their normal lives.
In this case study, Liana Garcia is experiencing Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Major Depressive Disorder. Liana is overwhelmed at the possibility that her current boyfriend sexual assaulted her daughter. This emotional tragedy regenerated flashbacks of the sexual abuse she endured during her childhood. Liana feels ashamed and guilty about her personal traumas, and the likelihood of her child dealing/ living with this traumatic event exacerbated her PTSD into major depressive disorder and suicidal thoughts and drugs to “numb” herself of any feelings. Liana is continuously victimized by the dangerous conditions of her life and threats to her personal safety and her children 's safety.
John Bell’s daughter Elizabeth took a great deal of abuse from this violent spirt. She was stuck with pins, slapped, bruised and even pinched. At first Bell didn’t want anyone to know what was happening but late told a friend who put together a commitee to investigate the happenings. They discovered that within the house there were strange forces with a certain intelligence. The worse happened when this force found a voice and afterwards seldom remained silent.
In both The Crucible and in modern day witch hunts, witch hunts are caused out of fear or for personal gain. Jill Schonebelen wrote a research paper on Witchcraft allegations, refugee protection and human rights. Throughout this article, it mentions the persecution of witches today in communities around the globe, mentioning the flashbacks of similar strategies that were used in the past, doing different types of tortures. In Modern days, recent generations have abandoned wonderful traditions. Rather, recollecting others with distasteful memories such as witchcraft.
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.
Fear is an emotion caused by the belief that someone or something is dangerous and it can cause pain, or become a threat. When faced with fear of the unknown, it causes people to see what they want to see. In the short stories The Shabbat by Marjane Satrapi and the Cathedral by Raymond Carver the characters are faced with their fears and it changes their perception of reality and they see what they want to see. The Shabbat is a chapter in the chronicles Persepolis that tells the story of a young girl living in Iraqi with her family.
In the poem We Grow Accustomed To The Dark Emily shows her readers what she had to go through while she was losing her sight as well as how she got through it. In Emily’s poem Before I Got My Eye Put Out she metaphorically tells her readers all of the
Sylvia was born in a time where women were limited on the things they could do in their lifetime. Using her own experiences with mental breakdowns and attempted suicide, Sylvia Plath portrayed her struggles in her semi autobiographical novel, The Bell Jar, which was criticized for its graphic and depressing nature yet helped helped others with similar struggles. Sylvia had a hard life with suffering depression with not many happy events in her life. Sylvia Plath parents were Otto
Moreover, Lady Macbeth begins to sleepwalk and mutters in her sleep about the deed she commits. Which suggests that Lady Macbeth is disturbed and troubled due to the fact she has ended someone’s life. Lady Macbeth 's true nature is revealed when she begins to feel remorse for the deed she commits. Lady Macbeth changes into a whole new person and begins to feel for others. Whereas, Macbeth takes his ambition to a whole new level and commits more
The title, ‘Exposure’, has two purposes: first, to expose the state of the soldiers to the readers and second, to describe how the soldiers were exposed to the daily horror and danger of the war. In the first line, the phrase ‘our brains ache’, refers to the trauma of soldiers who are always worried about getting attacked even during their sleep. Also, considering that most of the soldiers were young boys, this poem tells us what the soldiers might have felt, scared waiting in the trenches, which must have felt like actual hell. The next line, ‘in the merciless iced cast winds that knive us’, adds on to explaining the horror of soldiers by not only mentioning their mental condition but also that their physical conditions were not well as well. By personifying the wind, which ‘knive’ the soldiers, it shows that soldiers were faced to fight against the weather not just the enemy.
(MIP-1) Najmah’s trigger avoidance, a vital symptom of PTSD, stems from her fear of reliving the bombing when her mother and baby brother died, but by running away to save herself, she prevents recovery by isolating herself from those who wish to help her. (SIP-A) Trigger avoidance appears in Najmah after the death of her mother and baby brother as she fears to experience the event once more. (STEWE-1) Studies have shown that when under the effect of PTSD, there are triggers which may cause the individual to live through the event again. As a result, they usually attempt to avoid the triggers which cause them pain (“Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder”).
Emotions can control a person’s actions or way of life in either a positive or negative way. Holding on to past emotions or feelings can cause issues in the present or even the future for that person or it can affect their decisions making. Rebecca Skloot’s The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks depicts syntax and tone to prove that emotions can hold people captive. Deborah Lacks, the daughter of Henrietta Lacks, is searching for answers pertaining to her mentally challenged and deceased aunt, Elsie.
As a child she stated was sexually abused and was also kicked out of the house by her grandfather. Which lead her to go down the wrong path and also the wrong side with the law. She never met her father but he was a child molester and she was abandon by her mother leaving her and her brother to stay with their alcoholic grandmother and their grandfather who had a temper and she later stated had sexually abuse her.
Pamela relates to labeling theory because once she is labeled and diagnosed with schizophrenia the people in her life see her behavior as deviant. Carolyn can also relate to this theory because she also sees her twin sisters behavior as deviant. In the book, Carolyn states, “I’m worn out trying to find reasons for Pammy to stay alive” (p. 263). Carolyn was having a hard time calming her sister down and then realized that she doesn’t want to live her life alone without her twin. According to Stress theory, Carolyn should have been the one to have an onset of mental illness.
Armentine Lloyd Davis Banks born January 27, 1938. She has been alive for 78 years. She was born in Beaufort, North Carolina at home. Her mother’s name is Lucy Davis and she is the middle child out of three. Her older sister is Katherine Davis along with her younger brother Buddy Davis.