My name is Babazile Jessica Zondi; I am seventeen years old of age. I am a student at the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls and I am also a citizen concerned about the injustice of Elsie Morare’s arrest. Elsie killed her abusive husband by strangling him with the help of her nephew and his friend; she believed that was the ‘only way to end the abuse’. It must have taken a lot of abuse for her to believe that the only way to end the abuse was through strangling him. I am writing to ask that Elsie Morare is pardoned from the rest of her sentence.
A 25-year-old woman from Sydney was charged with murdering her father and sister and seriously injuring her mother. The parents of the woman prevented her from seeking psychiatric treatment she needed because of their Scientology beliefs. This can be related back to the novella, as people who didn’t follow the waves structure was shamed and was either removed from the party or beaten up. To be apart of scientology, you must pay $800 per hour for a so called, ‘therapy’. These expensive sessions can last a minimum of two and a half hours each.
Sally Clark is a mother of two sons, she is 35 years old. Both of her sons died, the first child who died was namedChristopher and he was less than 3 months old and the reason for his death were natural reasons. In the next year the second child died his name was Harry and he was 2 months old. The doctor had some doubts regarding the child’s death, so the Home Office decided to make the post mortem for the victim of child to find out the reasons of this death. Then, on the 9th November 1999, the Home Office convicted Sally Clark because she killed her son.
In the short story, “An Act of Vengeance,” by Isabel Allende, the issue involves a young girl who gets raped by Tadeo Cespedes, whom also killed her father on the same day. She has lived her life with the burden of having to avenge her father’s death for 30 years. However, in the film, “Act of Vengeance,” directed by Isaac Florentine, pertains to a lawyer who considers his work more important than his family until it was too late. His wife and daughter were murdered and dumped in a hole at the train yard. Therefore, he starts to train himself for the mission of vengeance for his family deaths.
After testifying against him, several of her uncles beat the boyfriend to death in order to get revenge for what happened to her. Even though her grandmother helped her build her self-confidence, Maya felt guilty of causing his death by speaking his name so she stopped talking for about five years. In 1944, a short high school relationship led to a pregnancy in which she gave birth to her son, Guy, at the age of 16. Six years later she married a greek
“Lizzie Borden took an axe, gave her mother forty whacks. When she saw what she had done, she gave her father forty-one” (Miller introduction). This horrific song was derived from the famous murder case in 1892. The victims, Andrew and Abby Borden, were murdered in their home on the fourth of August. The suspect, their own daughter, Lizzie Borden.
One major example for hatred in the play was when Rebecca Nurse was accused witchery for “murder of Goody Putnam’s babies” (34). This shows it was out of hatred because the person who claimed Rebecca of murder was Mrs. Putnam who had all her babies die except one while Rebecca had all of her children alive. However hatred might have played some of the role for the tragic ending of The Crucible, fear played the majority role. It all started with Reverend Parris, frightened that Abigail and the girls dancing will become common knowledge to Salem, he tells Abigail “I have fought here three long years to bend these stiff-necked people to me.” (10). Parris then tells Abigail he saw Tituba “waving her arms over the fire” and heard “screeching and gibberish coming from her mouth.” (9).
Jimmie and Annie had stuck together for their whole life; they were even placed together in the women’s ward to prevent being separated. When Annie had heard news that her brother had died from his tubercular hip, she was devastated. Then, her life had changed when she had the chance to go to school and escape the appalling place. As stated in the text, “I’m goin’ to school when I grow up!” (Gibson 525). Growing up in a place like Tewksbury had emotionally scarred Annie’s well-being.
In contrast to To Kill A Mockingbird, Tom Robinson was murdered over a false accusation. Most of the novel, Atticus is defending Tom who was accused for “raping” Mayella. After the trial was finished, Tom was unanimously voted guilty by the jury and was put into prison. After being placed into prison, he tried to escape, which got him shot seventeen times. The citizens who died in Animal Farm and Tom aswell, were both murdered over false accusations.
The violence within the Johnson home isn 't only perpetrated by the mother, Mary Johnson. The children are forced to witness their parents fighting prior to the death of their father. Still,there is even another form of violence that Maggie is subjected to. This violence comes in the form of sibling abuse at the hands of Jimmie. The first instance of this abuse is seen within the readers first meeting of Maggie.
Killer mother, who stomped her baby girl to death has her face slashed in prison in ‘revenge attack’ by two inmates. Recants videotaped statement Juvelky Jimenez Staff Writer A drug addict mother stomped her 3 year old baby girl to death, Olivia (age 26) had her face slashed in prison by two inmates in a ‘revenge attack’ of what she did to her daughter. Everything had happened in Portland, Oregon. Olivia Jackson was accused of murder last week, her partner John Jackson was found guilty for letting the murder happen. He was simply sentenced for 4 years in prison.
Sunday, an Avondale, Arizona mother confessed to the drowning murder of her two year-old twin sons. The 22 year-old Mireya Alejandra Lopez, admitted to trying to drown a third child before a relative stopped her. Family members removed the third child and the unresponsive babies from the bathtub and called 911. Around noon authorities found the toddlers barely alive. About an hour later, local hospitals pronounced the boys dead.