‘He says you goddamn whore, I’ll kill ya.” ("DBQ Is Mayella Powerful?" 19). This shows that she has no power because people think that if they catch a male and a female alone in a room together that something’s happening. This hurts her because she can not be in the same room with a male without people assuming bad stuff is happening or about to
Good thing my lips stitched together or I’d throw up.” (pg. 45-46). The cause of Melinda’s dreary mood obviously comes from IT’s abuse. Andy Evans constantly harassing Melinda in the hallways reminds her of the horrid rape and keeps the image in her mind. This is why Melinda cannot wake up from her nightmare and is emotionally unstable.
Edgar’s character towards his wife becomes barbaric because he forces her to have sex with him and emotionally blackmails her until she gives in to his sexual desires. Towards the end of the story Edgar sees the emptiness in his wife’s one good eye and realizes that she has been this way for a long time. But, instead of consoling her, he gets up and leaves her in bed alone. By doing this, it shows the lack of communication between them, and further exemplifies his barbaric character. This mannerism is also demonstrated after Edgar finds his wife’s lover’s letters in their closet.
Mayella is powerless because of her gender. In the trial, it’s revealed that Mayella is physically, verbally, and sexually abused by her father. Because Mayella can often be intimidated by her father, as a result of her gender, she wasn’t able to stand up to him, and his abusive characteristics towards her. During that trial, Mr. Ewell intimidates Mayella by leaning forwards in his chair when she tries to tell the truth about how her father treats her (Doc B). It’s very clear that he wouldn’t be able to physically
Odysseus killed all the suitors and maids that lived in his kingdom upon his return. He returns and becomes angry that some maids have been with the suitors so he decides to hang them. While he is away he cheats on his beloved wife, Penelope, with Circe and Calypso. He says he was “forced” to be with them but in all honesty he could have just left the land at his leisure. He sleeps with other women while he is married to Penelope, which in modern standards, that would be an affair and a horrible thing to do.
The theme teaches you that you should do dirty things to other people if you don’t want it to switch up and turn on you. If he had taken the time out to be patient and let his mom give it to him he would just have gotten a dime. In schizophrenia the mood was all based off anger between the couple, the house was just a bad environment for the both of them. The house crumbled and was tore apart physically, due to the lack of attention that it had from the couple in the house. The couple didn’t have respect from each other or didn't act if they were appreciative to one another just as it was in the poem Those Winter Sundays.
Notably, after Firdaus had escaped her abusive husband’s home, she met a man named Bayoumi. Firdaus first considered this man to be kind and did not hold the eyes of “someone who would kill” since he was showing sympathy and compassion for her in her time of need (47). She noted that his hands looked “almost submissive” and not “the hands of someone who could be violent or cruel” (47). Although Firdaus was unfortunately proven wrong for after she attempted to move out of Bayoumi’s apartment he locked her in his room and began to use her for his sexual pleasures against her will repeatedly. The pattern of built trust followed by betrayal is a recurring theme
Feng Huang was enraged, her grabbed her from the bed throwing her on the ground. Suchin woke up with pain in her body confused about lying on the cold, hard floor, she looked up. Feng Huang stared at her silently. Oblivious to his anger, she threw herself on him. “Husband?” She called out.
Duncan is murdered as he sleeps, while Lady Macbeth drugs the servants so they will sleep through the murder and the placement of the knives in their own hands. “Ere we will eat our meal in fear, and sleep/In the affliction of these terrible dreams/That shake us nightly” (III.II.17-19). After the murder of Duncan, Macbeth and Lady Macbeth begins to realize the remorse of their actions. “Me thought I heard a voice cry “Sleep no more!/Macbeth does murder sleep”--- the innocent sleep,/Sleep that knits up the ravell’d sleave of care” (II.II.35-37). Macbeth then starts to feel guilty because of his alarming choices.
When they are fighting in her bedroom, Hamlet verbally attacks her saying she lives “in the rank sweat of an enseamèd bed, / Stewed in corruption, honeying and making love / over the nasty sty” (3.4.93-95). In this instance and elsewhere throughout the play, Hamlet attacks Gertrude’s lifestyle, in regards to her actions behind closed doors. He ruthlessly condemns her decision to marry Claudius and constantly questions her lifestyle. With a reference to daggers, Gertrude begs Hamlet to stop, saying “O speak to me no more! / These words like daggers enter in my ears” (3.4.96-97).