In literary works, authors often use minor characters to accentuate certain characteristics of a main character, often traits that are going to be important down the road. Justine, the family servant, is accused of murdering Victor’s young brother, William. Even though she pleads guilty to this crime, her and Victor know she’s innocent. However, Victor knows that his creation is responsible for the murder but doesn’t say anything, letting Justine take the fall for it. When people only think of themselves, others often innocently suffer for those actions.
The television series Shameless depicts a dysfunctional family of Frank Gallagher who is a single father of six children in which he spends most of his days on drugs and having misadventures while his kids learn to take care of themselves and survive with doing petty jobs to keep their house. Among the many characters are Fiona, Carl, and Frank. Fiona is the main protagonist who is like the mother of the family and maintains the family afloat but the other siblings have to do their part in the household. Carl is the second youngest boy in the family who has struggles with fitting in society and tries to find who he is by being apart of different groups. In season six, episode three of the series, each characters uses satirical and comedic devices to address social issues of poverty, society, and parenthood that is shown through verbal irony, dramatic irony and understatement.
Wexford finds himself having to face up to his deepest emotions as he investigates the brutal killing of a socialite family while they were having dinner. Only Daisy the teenage granddaughter of popular writer Davina Flory survives the attack. Having never met her father, Wexford now protects the girl just like he does with Sheila his own daughter. The title of the novel is derived from the fact that Daisy’s father used to be an Arsenal Football Club Player, hence the nickname “Gunner”. Murder Being Once Done is a classic crime solving detective novel featuring the inimitable Chief Inspector Wexford.
Memory and Personal Identity in Film The film Memento lasts for nearly one hour and fifty minutes, during which the main character Leonard Shelby suffering short-term memory loss manages to discover the man killing his wife. Since he can not memorize things for more than 10 minutes, all he can do is record everything happening the last minute by tattoos on his body or snapshots. It turns out his search for the attackers does not go on well, for he met with a suspicious guy called Teddy, a cop, who claims to be Shelby’s old friend. Teddy promises to assist Shelby on searching the attacker while actually he just wants to use Shelby to kill the drug dealers. Gradually Shelby discloses Teddy’s attempts and is going to kill him.
Mackenzie nicknamed Mack Allen Phillips is a father of five children and a husband one day receives a note in his mailbox from a mysterious person named “Papa” saying that he would like to meet up with Mack that coming weekend at the shack. Mack was puzzled by this note as he has no relationship what so ever with his biological father who abused him when he was younger. Through his confusion Mack suspects that the letter might be from God who hid wife Nan - an extremely religious women refers to as Papa. Nan and the kids decided to go visit relatives Mack takes this opportunity for him to go to the Shack and try find out who Papa is. At his arrival to the Shack initially Mack finds nothing but as he is about to leave the Shack and
Throughout the story we hear about the boy’s life and his dreams. The boy’s biggest dream is to do Sports Leadership, but he cannot go to college because of the fact that he has not passed his exams. Therefore his foster mum, Eileen, helps him to find a job. She finds him a job working for a man named Phil, and the boy gets employed as a window cleaner. The boy is given a privilege to collect money for his boss.
Taking the law into his own hands killing those who have committed murder after he finds enough evidence of their guilt. In great contrast to the “Official Hero” all of Dexter’s personal relationships are superficial. He does eventually marry and have a child because of his main superficial relationship. At the end of season four Dexter returns home to find his wife is murdered by his latest victim, a psychologist that would murder his patients. The impulsive mature of the “Outlaw Hero” has caused Dexter to make a few mistakes one being, after killing a convicted rapist, Fowler, Dexter discovers Fowler’s latest victim is still alive and witnessed the entire murder.
A young man’s body has just been discovered at the local park his head smashed in and an admission receipt into a gay club the only clue as to his identity. DS Black is assigned the case and as she dives into the investigations, she can feel the tension between a local hate speech pastor and the local Gay Rights group. The pastor had a few weeks past advocated that gays be stoned and had so far refused to recant or apologize. Things become even more complicated when a group of neo Nazis starts targeting the immigrant working class. Throw in local police politics and you have a volatile mix that could erupt at any
The Oresteia is a political trilogy touching the topics of patriarchy and sexism. Even though, Agamemnon's death had happened years before, his essence is still evident in the hearts and minds of the people specially his children Orestes and Electra. His murder filled their minds even disregarding the fact that their father instigated the Trojan War and murdered their sister Iphigenia. Women in Ancient Greece were expected to be hung up on revenge and deception but to stay at home and take care of the family household. Ladies didn’t have any rights or power—even eating and sleeping in the same room was deemed unacceptable.
Through it all, she has always been strong until George her second son allegedly commits suicide when he jumps off the cliff at Charity’s Point. The police quickly conclude that the man killed himself but Mrs. Gresham says that she knows her son would never take his own life. As Brady begins to investigate the prep schoolteacher who comes with a squeaky-clean history, he begins to unearth some dark secrets. George Gresham may not have taken his life but he sure has many secrets. The Dutch Blue Error is the delightful second novel in the series that has Brady trying to resolve a murder by finding the world’s rarest stamp.
Than while injuring himself Metias, June’s brother almost stops him but day throws a knife at Metias 's shoulder. Then Day gets away by going and walking through the sewers to keep the military from tracking him, the next day June is called in to inspect the case and to learn that her brother is dead and that is what keeps her going for the rest of the book because she
He heard a neighbor ask what happened and someone said the boy driving had stolen the car and was being chased by the police. When he came around the corner he lost control of the car and hit the telephone pole. The driver was dead; it was Razor, who was a boy from Sampson’s karate class that stopped taking classes to work for a neighborhood drug
In these paragraphs, Capote describes the haunted by anxiety of Dewey in investigating the murder of the Clutter family, and also his wife, Marie, who still obsessed to the death of her friend, Bonnie Clutter. Capote’s writing skill makes the audiences feel like the entire of Holcomb village still could not get over the tragic of the Clutter family yet. What I found significant and interesting about the last two paragraphs are how Capote end the chapter with Perry and Dick returning to the United States after their trip to Mexico. They continue looking for a new target, to rob and kill with no afraid or worry at all. Dick’s sumptuous smile and Perry sang his favorite song somehow makes the audience wonder.
In 2009 Robert H. Richards IV a white father and heir to DuPont a chemical company, was arrested for sexual abuse of his wife, and raping his beloved 3-year old daughter. Instead of getting sentenced to jail like any other person that fails to meet the law requirements, he was put on probation because the judge thought he wouldn 't fit right in prison. Meanwhile Sanesha Taylor a, homeless black mother was arrested for leaving her two children, aged 6 months and 2 years in the car, so she can attend her job interview. She wasn 't as lucky as Mr. Richards though. She had her life turned upside down just because she was poor AND a minority.
Robert Davis, a retired elementary school teacher from New Orleans (Who was 64! ), was arrested and brutally beaten by police on suspicion of public intoxication. On the night of Oct. 9, 2005, just a little over a month after Hurricane Katrina, Davis returned to New Orleans to check on his family’s property and went to a gas station to buy cigarettes. There, he was attacked by four police officers who said he was “Belligerent and resisted arrest by not allowing them to handcuff him.” The beatings were videotaped by somebody that worked for a newspaper, who was also assaulted that night. The officers were either fired or suspended for their involvement, but many of the charges against them were deleted.