The desire to remain unclaimed by a god is admirable despite the dangerous beings trying to force their will upon her, including her sister. Who is your least favorite character and why? In addition to being a cruel character, Victoria, is cold, calculating, and overall difficult to understand. There are very few moments where the reader is given a chance to relate to Victoria, and her motivations are consistently unclear as she appears to be a narcissist incapable of thinking about anything other than herself and her effect on men. Despite the claim that she demonstrates her love in an overprotective manner, this is lost when she obsessively seeks relations with men just because she can.
Through a copious amount of literary and visual devices it has been established and reinforced that although an individual may experience deep feelings of sadness and depression caused by loneliness and not being listened to they hold the potential to encounter the experience of joy by creating their own happiness and appreciating the smaller things in
Being yourself is better even though people don’t like you. In the end, the poem “Identity” by Julio Noboa Polanco talks about how it’s good to be unique, to be yourself. Julio Noboa Polanco uses the literary devices of alliteration, simile, and repetition. I think the message of the poem reflects certain things that happen in life. Like people can be someone but not
When one is faced with a traumatic experience a range of emotions may arise including; depression, numbness, anger and, denial. Though most will agree that these feelings are very difficult to go through, you will also find that they will eventually bring you to a place of contentment. Comfort and affliction are two very different reactions but both are prevalent when dealing with emotional disturbances. Both Emily Dickinson and Tony Kushner embodies how the relationship between affliction and comfort changes overtime as well as underlining the benefits of surviving trauma. When reading literature similar to these, which include dark themes and difficult situations, it may benefit the audience in handling their own vices.
Kesey’s representation of women in this novel illustrate them in a poor light that makes it obvious that they don’t fit the ideal womanly persona. Nurse Ratched is the main antagonist who is a very cruel and manipulative nurse, in which all the characters seem to agree that she is out to get them. The other main female role is a hooker McMurphy knew before the hospital who plays a role of meeting the boys needs. In One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s
She continues with the plan because she believes that her love for her family overrules the law. Ismene is more timid and obedient than Antigone. When Antigone was attempting to convince Ismene to help her bury their brother, she refused by saying it is too dangerous and that she doesn’t want to suffer the consequences. Ismene speaks her feelings to her sister, “They mean a great deal to me, but I have no strength to break the laws that were made for the public good” (Sophocles). This informs the reader that she doesn’t like to take risks and do ambitious things.
Blanche, having gone to Elysian Fields seeking refuge after tarnishing her reputation, wants to live the fantasy of being a beautiful young woman with no dark secrets to hide, and continuously lies to do so. Stanley seemingly hates lies and anything that distorts reality, as he unveils the truth of all of Blanches lies and tells those close to her (Stella and Mitch) as soon as he knows. Their conflict ultimately leads to the characters knowing of her past, Blanche being driven insane, and taken to a mental facility. If it hadn’t been for Stanley, Blanche’s lies most likely would’ve remained unknown, and her fantasy never crushed. In John Erman’s adaption of A Streetcar Named Desire, the theme of fantasy versus reality is shown through many devices, such as music, lighting, costumes, other common themes, and the main conflict.
She viewed Laila as her own daughter, and she wasn’t going to let anyone hurt her daughter. She knew how much of an abomination killing her husband would be to society, but she loved Laila enough to risk the punishment. Instead of running away from Kabul with Laila, Mariam stayed behind so that Laila would never get in trouble for killing Rasheed. She was then arrested and later shot for murder (371). Mariam sacrificed her own life so that Laila could marry Tariq and live happily and freely with her family.
Mrs. McIntyre does not wat to have to worry about firing Mr. Guizac so when she sees his death is near she does nothing to stop it. Flannery O’Connor expresses the theme of pride in her short stories, “Good Country People”, “The Life You Save May Be Your Own”, and “The Displaced Person”. Hulga Hopewell thinks she is above Manley Pointer and can out smart him. Mr. Shiftlet claims everyone else is slime and should b washed away when in reality it is him who is slime. Mrs. McIntyre watches a worker get killed to save herself the trouble of firing him.
In this scene, Curley’s wife talks to Candy, Lennie, Crooks, and Slim about how lonely and isolated she feels. She says “If I catch any one man, and he’s alone, I get along fine with him. But just let to of the guys get together an’ you won’t talk” (Steinbeck, pg 77). Curley’s wife’s isolation builds her negative personality causing her to constantly guilt trip people and make them feel bad about themselves. This is caused by Curley’s controlling personality, always bossing his wife around.