His wife Nora helps him realise when she declare she is "leaving now" her decison to leave was sparked by neglect she expreiened from Helmer. Disregarding any indapendance and respect for her, depriving her basic human treatent. This is approved when Helmer says: `First and foremost you are a wife and mother.´ Nora resonds with the obvious "First and foremost I´m a human being" but the fact she needed to state it empathises Helmer does not recognize her demands for equality and respect. Helmer initally believes Nora has no other purose other thana service to him and his chilren. Nora finally seeks indaendance from Helmer "you're not the man to help me with that, I ust do that alone".
Calixta is ambitious and attempts to gain her momentary freedom by her own actions, where as Louise Mallard obtains her short-lived freedom only by accident, when she learns of her husband’s death. The consequences for the characters differ also. Louise Mallard is so disappointed that her husband is alive and that she will not obtain the freedom she has been longing for that she dies from a heart attack. In contrast, the only consequences for Calixta, being as she didn’t get caught is the guilt for her actions that lives in her conscious. The taste of freedom is short lived by both women.
Her hamartia, pride in her family and divine law, attribute greatly to her ultimate downfall facilitated by Creon. By showing her pride for both her life takes some drastic turns which in effect could have been avoided if her pride in her family and divine law were abolished or deemed non-existent in the first place. Antigone is the tragic heroine, not Creon. Antigone displays pride for
That was ok in the mind of Mrs. Norma Lewis. So she presses it, only to have her husband be the one who dies because she did not know him at all. (Anonymous)~“If you live your life as if everything is about you…. You will be left with just that…. Just You.” This quote really tells you what a selfish person Mrs. Lewis was.
These were just a small handful of them. Now you understand how hard it would be to be forced into killing your best friend, who you know has a mental disorder. You can sympathize with Curley’s Wife for knowing how much Curley abused her and knowing she isn’t a tramp. You can understand why Curley, the Boss’s own son, doesn’t have much power at all. Now think about this, what if you were in any of these character’s situations.
Finally, towards the end of the book she begins to show a lot of signs of being deceptive when she could not accept the news that her husband shared with her. Through her loyal ways and loving acts, Mary deceives those around her, thus allowing her to get away with murder. Throughout the majority of the story, Mary is very loyal to her husband and the people around her. She is
It is all a matter of choice for him, and he is making all of these malevolent decisions that are going to have repercussion. He then gets met by one of his men who informs him that Macduff is in England plotting to overthrow him, and in a fit of rage Macbeth decides to have all of Macduff’s family and servants murdered in place of Macduff (MAc.IV.i 150-156). This is a choice that he makes because he feels as if he needs to have revenge on someone who is not loyal to him, but the wife and children have Macduff have done nothing wrong. Thinking that he cannot truly be harmed by anyone should make it more clear to him how harmless these people are, and influence him to have mercy. But, Macbeth is stubborn and very strong-willed, so he has proceeds to have them killed.
In William Shakespeare’s story Macbeth, he shows a perfect example of how people who strive to get ahead often step on other people. One mistake of a person can lead to many more has been perfectly visualized in this story. In order to get more success for himself, he brings out his own and other people’s destruction. He got his friend Banquo killed for his own selfish motives. He sends two people to get Banquo and his son fleance murdered and the third one could be Macbeth’s servant.
Hawthorne has presented many female characters who have been brought to submission by men or are destroyed by male power (Eaton). Georgiana says, “‘I submit...I shall quaff whatever draught you bring me…” (Hawthorne 8). She is obviously not a rebel and instead a good wife from Hawthorne’s time. Georgiana does not have much of a choice when Aylmer wants to remove her birthmark. She was literally destroyed by the hands of her husband.
The need for Macbeth’s trial stands due to the given evidence for the charges against humanity, murder, and treason. He ruthlessly killed King Duncan, Banquo, and Macduff’s family. Their deaths are in vain if we do not indict him. Macbeth needs a prosecution because he willingly took the immoral path of aimless slaughter and selfish ambition. Even if Lady Macbeth pressured Macbeth, he killed King Duncan impelled by his own selfish ambition and lethal thoughts.