She is a tragic character, who is unable to exist in the world which surrounds her so she makes up a better world in her imagination. The world she wishes to live in. People can sympathize with Blanche because of all the tragedy in her life. Susan Henthorne writes in her essay A Streetcar Named Desire, Death and desire bring Blanche to this low point in her life. She never recovers from the devastating death of her young husband, indirectly caused by the nature of his sexual desire.
In William Faulkner’s “A Rose for Emily,” the protagonist, Miss Emily Grierson, is faced with challenges that leave her no choice but to find a way to escape the internal struggle of loneliness created by her own actions, leading to self-inflicted destruction. Looking in on the surface, the female character is imprisoned by the repressiveness of her father. While he played a huge role in causing Emily’s mental state to deteriorate, it was ultimately the consequences of her own self-control that confined her mind. Because of her poor choices, Emily lives in misery instead of rescuing herself from such damaging chains of sorrow. Throughout the text, it is evident that the overall conflict in “A Rose for Emily” was driven by self-deprecation
Lancelot’s punishment is not obtaining the Holy Grail because of his affair and not being pure (Kennedy 63). Family betrayal has detrimental effects because a person will lose their family’s trust and they will be viewed a differently. Morgan displays this when she tries to kill her husband and her son sees her and his view of Morgan changes. Fraternity betrayal also leads to unfavorable effects in Malory’s novel because the character loses their closest friends
Almost all the slaves lost their loved ones, and many others were given to abusive masters. This is especially seen when George opens up about how he wishes his life were different and he had never met Tom and Eliza, because it would be less painful than losing them completely. Other characters that were separated from their families are Topsy and Cassy. Both of these characters have done terrible things as a result, such as Cassy and her child and Topsy acting out. Along with being emotionally hurt, slaves were also beaten and mistreated, like at Legree’s.
The was all right with that, because she was just a desolation to society. The only person who cared for Linda was her son, the person who had ruined her life. Linda ended up dying, drugged of Soma; in her happy state of mind. She dies with her son by her side. In Brave New World we can see that those who do not meet the normal standards are alienated and isolated because of their individuality.
The myth surrounding the pagoda is that there is a trapped spirit inside of it. “This was the punishment of a wife who tried to hold on to a wandering man. It would be the fate of any wife who resorted to tricks or magic. There was only one way to keep a man: to give birth to his son.” (Pg. 166) Similar to the pagoda, Chanyi feels that she is old and crumbling.
Due to Oedipus being an over ambitious individual, he is also an over emotional and irrational human being. He leaves his children fatherless, as he chooses to be exiled. A protagonist willing to take his own life to support his cause was also evident in Truancy, by the acts of Zyid. Zyid laying on the ground battered says, “[Tack] will take my place,’ Zyid said…[im] dying but I believe death is not unlike a long nap and I’ve not had enough sleep lately” (Fukui 426). Zyid thinks that Tack can replace him as the leader of the truants, and to fight for his and every students cause.
The best inconvenience in the lives of Toru was begun by women. Toru loses his self after the death of Naoko. The weakness of fault and love toward Naoko lead him to contemplate around without the particular destination. This show of residency exhibits his instable state of his
Making them prefer to contact other people in order to enjoy the stillness of life and its simplicity or to get rid of unbearable burdens. For example, When The Savage, John's mother died, Linda, he became angry in the hospital and then detained there but he managed to escape. After that, he moves to an abandoned place. unfortunately, he was desperate due to the lost that all hope, the negative impact of psychological leads to hang himself. He moved from place to place with the hope of starting over, creating his own independent community to maintain mental and physical health.
Rebekka’s sickness is fetching danger to the security of the “three unmastered women” and “belonging to no one, became wild game for anyone” (56). Lina feared that the death of their mistress will make them more vulnerable as “female and illegal, they would be interpolers, squatters, it they stayed on after Mistress died, subject to purchase, hire, assault, abduction, exile” (56). Even Rebekka also realised in her illnessthat “the smithy’s value was without price when he cured Sorrow of whatever has struck her down” and in her deathbed prayed God to enable Florens to find out the blackman so that “he could repeat that miracle(95).His seconding coming was
Another element in this novel is Melinda’s inner conflict, man vs. self. What Melinda has been through greatly affected her everyday life. She struggles with depression, dislikes her appearance, and feels ashamed of herself for something that isn 't her fault: “I want to confess everything, hand over the guilt and mistake and anger to someone else...even if I dump the memory, it will stay with me, staining me” (Anderson 51). Andy Evans, the senior who raped her, made her feel worthless. This situation is much like the one in the novel The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins.
For instance, he married with dependent woman: who was his co-worker, who is an illegal immigrant, and who does not love Rafa. Her purpose of the marriage is taking money from Rafa, so she does not visit Rafa to the hospital when he is dying. Likewise, Rafa’s last moment is terribly miserable as just turns to shit after he landed the ground as resumed his decent
The name Burkhart is very close to the words “broke heart.” The other men in her life [being Kelso and Hyde] either abandoned her, cheated on her, or were incapable of committing to her. It is easy enough to imagine Jackie decades later, broken hearted and alone. Why wouldn’t she pine for the admirer who was never really there? Fez is her attempt to turn a tragedy into a fairy tale, but even she knows that her wish can never come true. This is why she can never give him a real identity.