During this story Gualtieri decides to marry a women, Griselda, although he is of high class and she is of low class. He is the heir to the throne and she will be queen once wed. Gualtieri makes the women strip naked in front of the town to change into more suitable clothes to match her husband. That may seem really awful but it seems to get way worse. Later, Griselda has given birth to a loverly daughter but Gualtieri feels the needs to test her loyalty. He has a servant approach her saying ” they aregreatly distressed about this infant daughter of theirs”, needing the baby murdered(pg.
Edna then looks back at her feelings towards the birth of her children. She merely saw them as an addition to “the great unnumbered multitude of souls that come and go” and reveals her nonmarital nature. Then, Madame Ratignolle tells Edna to “Think of the children Edna... remember them.” These words ring in Edna’s head and played the role as a wake up call. Edna has previously planned on abandoning her moral values, but these words made her realize the effect her actions of adultery may have on her children. This is the first example of Edna’s alienation and how society’s assumptions of her, which were brought to her attention by Madame Ratignolle, should play a larger role in her
Once she expresses to her parents that she does not want to marry Paris so quickly, they call her names such as a whore, ungrateful, a curse, and fat. However, after she concedes and admits she was set straight and ready for marriage, they acted as if nothing wrong ever happened. This unstable aurora that exists within the family is enforced by Lady Capulet. In the beginning, it is Lady Capulet who ruins the father's plan of getting Juliet to fall in love with Paris. Also, she inflicts the beating of Juliet when she brings Lord Capulet into the room so Juliet can explain why she does not want to marry Paris.
They often told her that if she wanted to, she could be president someday2. They encouraged and wished her to be a great person, but they kind of tried to let her fulfill their version of American dream on the other hand. When she asked her mother about mispronunciation of her last name, she said "So what if you can't pronounce your name? You are American,"3 This infers that her mother wants her to be fully assimilated, to ensure that she reaped all the advantages of this country. However, even though Hwang's parents left the home country, they don't let the next generation to forget or disregard their origin and ethnicity: "Though they raised me as an American, my parents expect me to marry someone Korean and give them grandchildren who look like them.
The motivation behind their actions moving forward in the plot are simply to maintain their new founded authority. Since the both of them have just witnessed Lear banishing two of his favorite subjects, Kent and his own daughter Cordelia, they fear that he may take back his throne at the slightest whim; “You see how full of changes his age is; the observation we have made of it hath been little. He always loved our sister most, and with what poor judgement he hath now cast her off appears too grossly” (1.1.84-87). I must note that I cannot justify the actions of these two sisters in their pursuit of power. However, it is still peculiar to me that these two women are vilified so, whereas a man who is aggressive in his search for power might not
They legitimized her outrage, sympathized with her grief and as well as desire for her revenge. They exhibited no fear when she wanted to kill the new bride or the King, however when she planned to kill her children, they were shocked and withdrew their alliance from her. They kept telling her not to kill her children and that she is made of rock. When she received the news that the royalty was dead, she was very happy but was satisfied only after killing her children. In the face of Medea hatred, kingship, laws,
In Medea by Euripides, Medea 's character flaw that ultimately led to her downfall is revenge. Medea 's husband Jason left her to marry a younger, beautiful woman. Medea becomes outraged, and all she thinks about is getting revenge. She kills Glauce, Jason 's new wife, and her father, Creon. She wanted her revenge to be perfect she even killed her own children to get revenge on Jason leaving her.
Later Meena comes to Hakim sahib’s house to give him the baby. Upon finding out who the baby was, Hakim’s wife screams at him and he beats her up. She tells her daughter what happened and Zainab that they will all leave the house. At night Saqa arrives to take meena’s daughter, hakim tries to kill the daughter but he himself was killed by Zainaib with a fatal knock on the head. They hide the baby and tell Saqa that Hakim killed and disposed off the baby.
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.
In the process of wanting to gain honor, he had backstabbed Medea by demoting her from the status of a legal wife to that of a concubine. The words “disowned her” help to emphasize on this fact. When she was with Jason, she had put on the face of Athenian women but when she lost her only connection with Athens she turned into the barbaric animal who couldn’t control her impassionate emotions anymore. The plot is seen to end right after Medea does justice to herself by destroying Jason’s new family and by killing her own children. The structure of the plot portrays the importance and significance Euripedes associates with marriage