Ilsa Lund, the main female character in the film is renowned for being extremely manipulative and overly emotional because of the way women were seen in this era. Lund is a representation of the people of Europe during the war and how others viewed women. Ilsa proves to be manipulative and emotionally weak when she attempts to retrieve the letter
Women have been both welcomed and sought after in terrorist groups and have become key players when it comes to committing successful acts of terror. This paper also touches on how women have been used as a way to combat terrorism, specifically radical Islamic terrorism, in ways that have been called inhuman and unmoral. This paper also discusses the necessary research required to prepare for future attacks as terrorist groups learn to use women and the West’s gender roles as a facet of their weaponology. With a lack of research and a concreate plan of action to deal with the growing problem of women turning to terrorism to fight against the oppression they face socially, politically, and financially. It is imperative for the survival of
Croally say, War is the responsibility of men, but war also kills men. The normal consequence of loss of men in war is that their wives, daughters and other female dependents will be enslaved by the victors (85). Their future would now be consumed with humiliation, and punishment for themselves and the other
Coetzee, and every work of the controversial author reveals some point of pain accepted by meek women. ‘Disgrace’ and ’Waiting for the Barbarians’ are two famous novels of J. M. Coetzee which speaks about the hardships of the protagonists during the time of war. It is significant to note that the author has spoken so clearly the issues faced by women in both the novels with the sense of powerlessness that remains within the feminine population. Though many other renowned works of J. M. Coetzee explain the explicit and implicit effects of war and colonialism on women, the
It was a struggle of dominance that led to the creation of psychological warfare, espionages and competitions in all aspects that had a deadly impact on the people of the nations. Sides were being taken, international relationships were being destroyed and the worst of all, lives were being sacrificed. As George says in the first act, “I will not give up Berlin!”, it signifies the war between USA and USSR where Berlin was a hot bed of tension and was in the middle of the combat, with both sides trying to divide it and impose their beliefs onto it. George is representing the conflicts amongst the characters compared to that of America as a whole and how he is not ready to give up and will not back down without a
Both Catch-22 and To Kill A Mockingbird exemplify universal violence of their time, including warfare, racism, and psychological violence against women. These factors create a ground for the authors to examine and critique societal structures, eventually resulting in a greater understanding of the wider world. Joseph Heller and Harper Lee made valuable social commentary about the treatment of women, societal stratification of people of different races, the dehumanization of international battles, and these critiques have created for a more aware and cognizant
This stresses the persistent violence in the society; “with such stealth” (28), as well as a reflection of the role of women who often have to suffer in silence, as supported previously by Horetensia Baute. Aside from violence as punishment, Márquez utilizes vocabulary of control and subjugation to illustrate sexual violence. This is evident in Santiago imposing himself on Victoria Guzman- “the time has come for you to be tamed” he told her. Victoria Guzman showed him the bloody knife” (5). This exemplifies the belligerent tone of the character.
30-31). Lady Macbeth hallucinates these spots due to her overwhelming guilt over the murders of Banquo, Macduff's family and King Duncan. These spots symbolize the permanent stain of what they have both done and how it cannot be undone. Blood is an adamant symbol throughout the entire play. It symbolizes the horrible violence and deeds executed by Macbeth that Lady Macbeth is suffering from.
Khaled Hosseini has beautifully portrayed the cruel realities of the lives of Afghan women through Mariam and Laila and this is what separates A Thousand Splendid Suns from literary works that deal with Afghan women. The novel aptly portrays the fight of Afghan woman for her rights to education, health, freedom, choice and