This occurs when Joan is checking the cleaning work of the maids and goes psycho when she moves a pot and it leaves a stain on the floor. She yells at the maid for not doing her job completely. Although she has OCD, it is evident that Ms. Crawford has a little bit of borderline as well. Rathus defines borderline as instability in interpersonal relationships and self-image. We see this disorder within Joan during the movie when she is cutting Greg out of all her pictures.
In the book, The Turn of the Screw, by Henry James, the mental state of the main character, the governess is questionable and often argued by the audience. The governess reports several sighting of two ghosts, Peter Quint and Miss Jessel, however, the strange events degrade the credibility of the governess and readers must decide if they were real or fake. The governess is insane because she imagines the ghosts, displays excessive fear and anxiety and is extremely paranoid over the safety of her charges. All of this reasons are symptoms of insanity which lead us to logically believe she has a mental illness. The governess is insane because she is the only person at Bly to witness the ghosts of Peter Quint and Miss Jessel.
While dealing with the frustration with her sister, she experience horrendous illnesses that causes her to isolate herself. Sulking about her husband cheating on her and as she locks herself it seems as if she could attempt suicide at anytime. After revealing her death Rosaura is truly the most unfortunate in the novel. Overall, Rosaura didn’t have any desires to pursue which allowed Mama Elena restrict her from anything
His wife begins to suffer watching her husband become distracted and unhappy. As time passes his wife realizes their love isn’t true and that her husband would be better-off with his mistress. She dissolves their marriage, becomes a nun and gives her blessing for his new life with his true
Curley’s wife gave up on her American Dream because she was scared if she waited too long she wouldn’t get anywhere. “Well, I wasn’t gonna stay no place where I couldn’t get nowhere or make something of myself, an’ where they stole your letters. I ast her if she stole it, too, an’ she says no. So I married Curley,” (88). In order for her to find happiness, she tempts other men because she is lonely and unhappy with the life she has.
Anna was not faithful to her husband. She even faked, she was sick so that she could go and meet Gurov in a hotel. One of the leading causes of separations in relationships today is unfaithfulness. Anna took advantage of her husband’s absence, subsequently her in an affair; this happens even today in our society. Gurov got married, but he didn’t show much affection for his wife, it seemed as if the passion was gone.
I ask her if she stole it, too, an’ she says no. So I married Curley.” (pg. 88) Curley’s wife thought marrying Curley would be an escape from her controlling mother and an opportunity to get into the acting career. She soon later realized that marrying Curley was just a mistake and doesn’t benefit her in anyway. Just like Candy, she was let down when her dreams were not
The society also believes that Emily is holding her name too superiorly than what it should truly be held by saying, “ People in our town, remembering how old lady Wyatt, her great-aunt, had gone completely crazy at last, believed that the Griersons held themselves a little too high for what they really were” (100). The town felt that she should not have acted the way she was acting. In Conclusion, Emily shows change throughout the story due to the fact that she begins hiding herself away from people consequently as situations happen in her life. Emily begins to develop her own controlling characteristic that she inherited from her late father. Emily does not listen to anyone, but instead she ensures that she participates in what she feels like doing even if that means killing her supposed lover with arsenic.
On Shady Lane lives John Rodgers, a self-proclaimed cannibal who convinced the entire town he was crazy after he pushed a lady in front of an oncoming train. However, every time he admitted himself into the hospital, they turned him down and sent him home. Across the street lives Sue Redrum, an old lady who believes she can see and communicate with lingering ghosts, and fears that due to her powers the devil sent his spawns after her. Nevertheless, local neighborhood parents trust her to babysit their children. Who truly shows traits of insanity- the man who was turned down by a hospital or a paranoid lady who thinks the devil’s spawns are after her?