Summary of Oresteia: The Libation Bearers/Cheophoroi The Libation Bearers is the second play in the trilogy of Oresteia. The first play titled Agamemnon tells the story of how Clytemnestra had an affair and planned to kill her husband Agamemnon for many deeply rooted reasons, and accomplished it. The second play starts with a nightmare. Years after Agamemnon’s death, Clytemnestra dreamt she laboured a serpent which she loved and cared for like a child. She offered the snake her milk but as it bore its fangs onto her teat, blood mixed with milk and its tongue fed on the pink mixture.
It was the breaking point in her mindset when she decided to run away with her children. Although escaped from Sweet Home, slavery haunted and tracked her down. To save her children from slavery, from experiencing what she did, from something she perceived as worse than death, she had only one choice: “the terrible choice between life as a slave and violent death that is almost the only choice slavery allows to its victims.” (Daniels 16) so she decided to kill them all when she caught a sight of the schoolteacher coming to get them and bring back to Sweet Home. As Fuston-White remarked, one cannot judge Sethe for what she did because “it was not madness, but the reality of slavery, that drove Sethe to kill her child” (461). Her love for them is unspeakable, she identifies them as her essential part, as the one and only valuable thing she can claim as hers and therefore wants to protect them, even if it means killing them: “And though she and others lived through and got over it, she could never let it happen to her own.
In The Poisonwood Bible, Barbara Kingsolver creates a character Orleanna Price who was semi-voluntarily exiled to the Congo. She was exiled from a happy life due to her marriage to Nathan Price, she was exiled from both America and Americans when she moved to the Congo, and she was exiled from her family when her youngest daughter died. With each exile, Orleanna’s personality is enriched by the things she learns during that exile, and Orleanna finds herself alienated from the people and lifestyle she used to have before each exile. In the first exile, Orleanna’s personality is enriched from the general life lessons she learns with the experience of age. During that exile, she is alienated from everyone she meets if they meet, have met, or even
Ten hours of steady rain brings it to the house and it hides under the sack of rice. Usually, Scorpions use their sting for a variety of purposes. The most obvious use of the sting is in prey capture. Unfortunately, the poor mother is stung by the poisonous scorpion. The villagers gather in the house and say, for every inch of a movement the scorpion makes on ground the poison would spread thick and fast in the mother’s blood and consequently they comb the house and its surroundings.
She was born an orphan according to Miller, as she lost her parents in an attack. “I saw Indians smash my dear parents’ heads on the pillow next to mine.” Therefore, her uncle Parris took her in, dressed her and put clothes on her back. Though, after he questions her integrity for seeing her dancing in the woods and hearing the rumors surrounding the circumstances at which she was evicted from the Proctor house hold, she was not amused. She answered him as soon as he began to question her by saying, “I didn’t see no devil!” later blaming Tituba for the whole ordeal. Even in court
George met him there that night after he killed Curley 's wife and he took Carlson 's gun and killed him. So in Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck, he uses foreshadowing throughout the novel to really show the reader key events of the Death of Curley 's wife, the death of Lennie, and the Loss of George and Lennie 's dream. A big thing that was foreshadowed in Of Mice and Men by Steinbeck, is the death of Curley 's wife. She was a lonely young woman who just wanted attention. A good example of her death being foreshadowed is when Lennie was rubbing her hair," you stop it now, you 'll muss it all up. '
Adrianna, their mother, was then burnt and their father hanged. So it had to be Gretel’s heart to complete the potion. Then the witch hunters fought the Grand Witch, but Hansel was stabbed excruciatingly and fainted, then Gretel was kidnapped by Muriel, the evil Grand Witch. Hansel woke up and was healed by Mina, but Hansel then realized that she was a witch because his wound healed fast. But Mina corrected him that she was a good, white
One of their neighbors recounts how the abuse began only a month into their marriage. He also expresses that Sykes should consider he lucky to have a woman like Delia. Sykes always make fun and make her wife scared of snake as Delia has a phobia of snake and Sykes brought a snake to make her scared, Exactly when Sykes returns later during the evening, he finds no matches left to light the candles. As he blunders about put negligent, the harmful snake snack him. Listening to his cries, Delia attempts out from the stallion protect and watches through a window as Sykes fail horrendously from poison.
Puritans felt redemption could not be achieved because the sins were so wrong and so evil. Hawthorne used redemption to help develop the characters and the ideas the reader had on them. The whole book happened because of a sin that occurred, and that sin was the cause of many actions of the characters. Throughout “The Scarlet Letter,” Hawthorne
She was in love with the bartender Corner, and had him to help her to kill Morales. Whenever Morales fell asleep, the dancer told Corner to inject him twice with snake venom. Enamored bartender has given him double shot by following her orders. Throughout the investigation, she decides to tell the truth to an FBI agent how the whole story was going on. She confessed that she happened to hit the ex-boxer with a nailer, to tell Corner to inject him with poison.