Medea was a priestess which made her familiar with the concept of sacrifice. At the point of time when she killed her children, she was not a mother but solely a priestess. This portrays Euripedes’ belief that victims who are betrayed turn against their tormentor and everything related to their tormentor. Even though Medea wins over Jason by filling it with pain and sorrow, she does lose a lot. The phrase “Medea why lie down with death?” shows Medea’s desire to exchange her marriage bed with a death bed due to the intense pain she went through.
She wanted her revenge to be perfect she even killed her own children to get revenge on Jason leaving her. Madea killing her own children made her feel powerful in a sick way. It 's almost like she wasn 't a mother to those children for a second. Madea is the one who suffered the most. Revenge got the best of her and now she has to live with grief for the rest of
They hide the baby and tell Saqa that Hakim killed and disposed off the baby. Back in the present, a reporter Rashida keeps trying to prove that Zainab is innocent but fails. Zainab says that why killing someone is a crime and giving birth is not. She said that she took revenge from her father. She asks why people give birth to children if they couldn’t feed them.
In Curley’s wife’s case, she was being blamed for something solely for the reason of her being a woman. Technically speaking, the real reason Candy, George, and Lennie's plan got called off was because Lennie killed Curley’s wife, and George did not think it was possible to go without him. However, Candy takes his anger out of Curley’s wife just because she is the person that Lennie killed. Even though she is dead, he shows her no mercy. She is stilled called names.
Like Abigail, each of those girls has her own cause to be angry and simulate to kill her victims. For instance, Betty Parris, the daughter of the clergyman could have done so because of her father 's hypocrisy and talking about nothing other than the horrors
In a desperate attempt to hurt those who hurt her more, the woman affirms her desire to put her children ‘where they could be safe’ and save them from white men’s exploitation. Beloved’s killing represents for Sethe an ‘altruistic murder’, and the ultimate expression of maternal love. Through infanticide, the woman re-establishes her ownership on her children’s lives, sure that they will not be spoilt by white men, nor grow up in a system in which they are considered as mere property. In this way, she rebels to the social discrimination that affects her as runaway, enslaved, black woman, preventing her from mothering her children freely through limits imposed upon her on the basis of her race, education, and economics. Sethe’s desire to save her children’s integrity turns filicide into an act of ‘preservative love’, which will prevent her offspring from
That’s a thoughtless move. If you think that’s foolish, then would you kill you own brother for someone that doesn’t love you back, and then kill your own kids just to get revenge on them? now that’s a monster. Euripides portrays Medea as a ruthless person by showing that Medea did not hesitate to kill her own children in order to get her revenge on Jason. It is showing that women can be driven into monstrous act when they are abused.
At the end of the story, we find out that Emily murdered Homer Barron and dressed him up and laid down with him whenever she wanted to. If someone took this story at face value, they would call her a sociopath because murder is outrageous. However, when taking a closer look at Emily’s background, the reader can see that the circumstances in her life lead her to such rash decisions. She believed she was doing the right thing by killing Homer, but she went about the situation the wrong way. She just didn 't want to lose another, probably last, loved one in her life.
Women in slavery were mistreated sexually as well, and in this case, Jacobs faced sexual oppression at a young age. Dr. Flint used these advances such as rape and beatings, to dehumanize Jacob in every way possible. Slavery’s motive was to break down Harriet Jacobs’ humanity and perseverance by corrupting her mind and destroying every piece of hope she encountered through slavery’s
He killed five women, and skin them to sew the cloth for himself. When he was young, Buffalo bill want to degenerate, but failed because his criminal record. Buffalo Bill had been applying for sex-change surgery, but hospitals had rejected his request. He thought he can wear woman’s skin to become a woman. Bill’s mother is a beautiful woman.