When she goes mad, she sings of love lost and sexual betrayal, and after the way Polonius treated her, it is not surprising that she is unhappy. Although Gertrude says that Ophelia’s drowning was an accident, many believe she actually killed herself, and thus the church is reluctant to give her a full Christian burial. They claim that she killed herself in self-defense, but the gravediggers argue that: “‘It must be se offendendo. It cannot be else. For here lies the point: if I drown myself wittingly, it argues an act.
Based on the information in “The Story of an Hour”, Mrs. Mallard very well could have murdered her husband, to little surprise of the reader. No one would have been surprised to read that Mrs. Mallard later killed her husband had she not perished from her heart condition. After finding her freedom, and experiencing it for a short while, Mrs. Mallard may have the motivation to take back her new found independence. Then it would have been her house the neighbors, sheriff and county attorney would have been rummaging through. Conversely, had Mrs. Wright decided to relieve herself from her burdens by taking her own life, then it would be her who escaped and gained freedom through
Many believe that it’s Tom Buchannan to be blamed because he lies to Wilson who killed his wife Myrtle to get his revenge towards Gatsby by getting him killed for trying to take Daisy away from him. Gatsby could have prevented his own death if he didn’t lose to his own ego to claim Daisy, as his own to claim dominance over Tom would later seal his fate in a death bed. During chapter 7 things get heated when Tom and Gatsby started arguing “Your wife doesn’t love you …. she’s never loved you. She loves me”(131-7).
Their relationship is pretty much non-existant other than the fact that they are foster-siblings.In the beginning of the book, Carley didn't give Michael Eric her stuffed giraffe in fear that he would think she was like a sister to him and he would get affixed to her. Carley and Daniel have a relationship, but not a good one because Daniel feels as though Carley took his mother away from him. Even though Carley pushes the boys away I know she really loves
The main theme of this story was love affair. However, she would seem to die for other reasons other than her love. Therefore, I assumed that she committed a suicide with complicated and mixed situation of three main relationships, love, friendship, and the master –slave relationship. Also, these relationships were different from what we think of today, especially the ---- love and the ----- environment. This paper
Knowing what only he and Hester know, the secret eats away at him and drives him close to insanity. Eventually leading to his very public death. Once he confessed his sin to the community, his guilt was gone too. Even after Dimmesdale repented, God still did not like the sin because his has still committed an unforgivable sin. But, once he repented, he felt as though he was separated from that sin.
He carried this personality throughout the story until the end. Poe wrote “‘Yes,’ I said, ‘for the love of God!’ but to these words I hearkened in vain for a reply. I grew impatient.” (19). This was important because it showed how Fortunato caught on and deprived Montresor of the revenge he wanted, the type a true avenger would have received. By Fortunato not answering the calls, Montresor grew sick to his stomach because he knew he would never get the chance again.
It was at the moment Friar Lawrence had found out Friar John did not deliver the letter because he was not able to he realized he made a mistake trusting him and should have given him more time for a task like this. For us to know how Friar Lawrence felt about this news of the important letter he says“Unhappy fortune! By my brotherhood, The letter was not nice but full of charge. Of dear import, and the neglecting it May do much danger.” In this quote it again demonstrates how Friar Lawrence is the one most to blame for the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet because of how he thought his actions over without thinking about the main
Obviously George Wilson, the person who pulled the trigger but how about Daisy Buchanan who lied to George to get “off the hook”? It can be determined that Daisy played a key role in the murder of Jay Gatsby and therefore should share the responsibility for his death. Daisy Buchanan is a self-serving and careless person who forgets her actions affect other people. She leads Gatsby on by telling him she is going to leave her
When Aylmer dreams of removing Georgiana’s birthmark, he sees that the hand’s “tiny grasp appeared to have caught hold of Georgiana’s heart; whence, however her husband was inexorably resolved to cut or wrench it away,” (3). It shows that our flaws make up a large part of who we are which make it very difficult to separate the two. To remove it would only result in failure. Aylmer finally is able to remove “the last crimson tint of the birthmark -- that sole token of human imperfection” (13). The mark shows that people are inherently imperfect and it’s what makes us human.