(Kennedy and Gioia 238). The moment that Elisa feels her power and validity is being threatened she puts her guard up. When Henry told her she looked nice it came across as him trying to minimize her and keep her in the place society has put her in. She needed to hear him call her strong to validate to him and herself that she is more than society makes her out to be. Elisa wants to feel strong because she knows deep down that she is not as strong as she imagines herself to be.
Throughout all of Hester’s difficulties in life, she persisted through them and used them to better herself. Hester was bold and embellished her scarlet “A” that was forced upon her chest. Instead of wearing the letter with shame and deep regret like everyone in the town wished she would, Hester shocked everybody and instead wore it proudly without the remorse attached all the way from the prison to the scaffold in the center of the village. When Hester exited the prison, “she took the baby on her arm, and with a burning blush, yet a haughty smile, and a glance that would not be abashed” (Hawthorne 50-51). Expecting her to look dismal and dull, her daring blue eyes and her shiny, brunette hair shocked the entire
Elisabeth the first probably wrote this speech because she knew that some of her men had no faith in her and in their chances at winning against the Spanish armada. The queen tries to abridge a link between her and her troops, and tries to show them that she worth of their trust and will eventually reward them for defending her. thus it can be deducted that if it wasn’t for the Queen’s speech the battle might have turned out to be very different and the Spanish might have win. Therefore Elisabeth was able to use Ethos, Logos, and Pathos to make a well rouded and very convincing speech for her
And for weeks afterwards, she avoided her sisters”(177). Choosing to not join the revolution made Dedé feel weak, but ultimately this decision is what saved her life. By following her instincts, comparatively to how butterflies follow their inner compass, she was able to be the lone surviving Mirabal sister. After her sisters deaths she became more involved in the movement and she grew braver. Dedé is a butterfly because she followed her instincts, but was able to be brave when the time
She is also taking on her emotions, no longer hiding behind her feelings which she uses to evidently give Dimmesdale renewed energy and hope in himself. We see that with her time as the woman with the scarlet letter, she develops and in the end through her honesty and strength, this gets her through her struggles in her unfortunate position, she ends up as a survivor. We see her live while Dimmesdale dies from guilt and Chillingworth by his own revenge, she ends up as a legend in the Colony because she grows with the letter and finds peace while battling her challenges contrary to being
Ideas Don´t Bend by actress Uta Hagen tells of how Hagen would not be able to continue on,¨fighting the good fight¨ if it wasn´t for her inspiration. In her essay, Hagen, shows of how having true integrity to herself would not be possible if it wasn´t for the great artist and thinkers throughout time to help inspire her. These artist she had been inspired had helped her by,¨to find reason, majesty, and greatness in this world¨. Hagen goes on throughout her essay to expresses her difficulties in life including blackmail. She explains how her inspiration led her to continue on being her true self and,¨fighting the good fight¨. Hagen also expresses through acting how she had gotten to better know herself and knowing her true faith she believes
“Twyla Tharp's work fused classical discipline and rigor with avant-garde iconoclasm, combining ballet technique with natural movements like running, walking and skipping. While modern dance had historically aspired to high seriousness and spirituality, Tharp's work was edgy.” Tharp expanded the boundaries of contemporary performance and modern dance through her over exaggerated and unpredictable movements danced to pop, classical music, or silence. With the influential power she had in the world of modern dance, Twyla Tharp was able to create “Aquarius” to express the way she felt about the period of constant war that she was living through. “No one could tolerate me, so I had to do my own work" , as an active and bold choreographer for her time, Tharp had no fear in giving her opinion through her art and her contribution to building up the countries dance culture made her a top choice of one to relay a message of the current issues in 1970 American society.
Confinement can tear a woman apart, but the desire for freedom from society is embedded deep in the heart of all strong
A Mother’s Promise Telling someone you love “no” might be one of the hardest things in life to do. In Alice Walker’s short story, “Everyday Use,” (re-printed in Thomas R. Arp and Greg Johnson, Perrine’s Literature: Structure, Sound, and Sense, 12th ed [Stamford: 2015] 147-154), Mama had to do that very same thing. The story is about a daughter named Dee coming back home to visit her mother, Mama, and her sister, Maggie.
The combination of both of these bad things will create a sense of guilt inside Ismine making her feel persuaded to help out Antigone. Also while trying to persuade Ismene Antigone tries to emphasize the harsh reality to Ismine hoping that she will then change her mind. She does this by quoting Creon when he says, “No one shall bury him. No one shall mourn for him” (190). Here Antigone uses the pathos appeal, again appealing to Ismines emotions.
Hurston divulges in the deception of hopes and dreams through the recurrent symbol of the horizon. What one hopes for on the horizon is ultimately what deceives one. In Janie’s adolescence, she presumes that she loves Nanny, her grandmother and legal guardian, and that Nanny knew better for Janie’s welfare. However, during Janie’s newfound independence and self-discovery after a controlling marriage, she discovers her true feelings of Nanny: hate. She abominates Nanny because, “Nanny had taken the biggest thing God ever made, the horizon… and pinched it in to such a little bit of a thing that she could tie it around her granddaughter’s neck tight enough to choke her” (Hurston 89).
Even though Linda Brent (Harriet Jacobs) was expected to fulfill the expectations of white womanhood, she was not able to because of the setbacks she encountered, which include preserving her purity for her future husband, accepting pieties, staying submissive to the man in charge, and maintaining a safe domesticity. According to Barbara Weller, “Piety was the core of woman’s virtue, the source of her strength” (Weller. 152). Linda Brent had a hard time keeping this outlook because she justified that God would not let Mr. Flint sell her children or cause them harm unless He were not real or wished for a negative outcome. As stated by Brent, “O my Child!
In the narrator 's view, “ It all began with her, Genevieve and Nolan’s presence seemed to say, the power and wisdom that resided within her the most powerful queen to lead Wonderland.” (Beddor 192) Alyss has become queen and restored most of Wonderland to normal. She is now very wise and powerful. Her parents have gave her their support and believe she will be a great queen. These are ways Alyss Heart has developed as a character throughout the story The Looking Glass Wars.
They are not only remembered in history for helping to free Latin America, but they are also honored through murals, statues, national martyrs, textbooks, and even a museum dedicated to them in their hometown. They also left behind a national holiday: International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. This holiday takes place on November 25th, the day three of the four sisters lost their lives. Even though their lives were difficult and filled with tragic events, the sisters never gave up on what they believed in, no matter how hard it got.
A hero is a person who overcomes their fears to fight for what is right. A person who fights for change. Heroes are everywhere. Heroes can be anyone. Every hero is a unique person with feelings and families.