Aylmer thought Georgiana’s birthmark was imperfect and wanted to remove it. Aylmer is to blame for Georgiana’s death by showing her how much he hated the birthmark and by eventually making her hate it herself, causing her to allow him to remove it. Georgiana loved Aylmer so much she was willing to change the way she looks to make him happy. She saw how disgusted he was with her and she couldn’t take it. “Pray do not look at it again.
Georgiana can be viewed as the protagonist of the story. Georgiana in the story is depicted as this beautiful woman who her husband Aylmer only dislikes one of her qualities/features which is her birthmark. The birthmark is described to represent a red hand on her cheek. Initially when Aylmer asks her if she has ever thought about getting her birthmark removed she thinks of it as a joke and begins to blush. It is not until that she realizes that he was in fact serious that she becomes somewhat distraught with him for rejecting her as she is.
Kat was at first mean and ruthless and now she is clam and nice, which was a major change of her character from the beginning to the end of the story. In the beginning of act two we see that Kat has Bianca’s hands tied, and is refusing to untie her hands because she wants to know the name of the man she loves. Kat is doing this as she wants what her sister has which is men falling head over heels for her left and right. Kat then begins to yell at her sister, that’s when their father comes in and tells Kat
Parsons, J.C view in “Introduction: Family, Sex, and Power: The Rhythms of Medieval Queenship,” queenship was an essential element in the body politic of England. The queen was helping the king in certain aspects of rule, which included acting as a head of government when king is absent, issuing charters and legislation, dispensing justice at court in her own right and moderate the king’s laws with mercy through intercession. Survey of XII century queen’s life Matilda II of Scotland, Matilda III of Boulogne, and Eleanor of Aquitaine show that queens acted as regents when the king left the kingdom, witnessed royal charters, and had control of their dower lands while the king was still alive. As a Henry I`s (1100-1135) wife Matilda II`s involvement in governmental affairs, charters and chronicles and reliability upon her help him keep affairs of England and Normandy in order. Matilda III acted as regent, trying to safe the throne for his son , recruited allies and deployed troops to support her husband Stephen I (1135-1154) during the Anarchy in his rule as king.
Such as Russia still was very medieval like they still used the old feudal system with many lords with serfs. Catherine being the absolute monarch of Russia at the time she was able establish new ways of thinking and processing, that was greatly influenced by the French enlightenment. The new way of thinking in Russia later became known as the enlightened despot and spread very quickly. Catherine The Great made
The imagery displayed is overwhelming and a major moment of catharsis. Haemon’s love for Antigone goes beyond his family, and once seeing her dead, he kills himself and clings on to her, demonstrating his adoration for her. The audience also feels pity for he was not able to marry due to his father’s willful actions. In Haemon’s last moments, the only thing he wanted was to lie dead “with his arm round the dead” because he wanted his last moments to be with Antigone. This scene is essential for Sophocles to cause a significant moment of catharsis.
The Ospedale degli Innocenti was considered an architectural and humanistic milestone. The building was designed by Filippo Brunelleschi, which he commissioned in 1419. This building was constructed and managed by the silk merchants of the Guild of Florence. One of the duties provided by the Guilds of Florence was to not only provide cloth, but to fulfill philanthropic duties throughout the city. Their intentions for the construction of this building was more than just a safe haven for orphans.
Because the Medici family played a major role in Florentine Renaissance, it is difficult to fully understand the family’s relevance without having basic knowledge on Florence and the Renaissance. After the chaos in Europe that consisted of several factors including the Great Schism and the Bubonic Plague, European life was given a light and resurrection of culture and spirit in a period we now know was the Renaissance; to the Italians la Rinascita, Rebirth. Will Durant wrote in The Renaissance: The Story of Civilization V, “The sunshine of the Italian spirit would break through the northern mists; men and women would escape from the prison of medieval fear; they would worship beauty in all its forms, and fill the air with the joy of resurrection.
I want to be free of everything ugly.” – Hedda, 235. A Heddas obsession with beauty helps her escape Victorian values and imagine herself in the beautiful world she craves. Hedda ends her life by dying beautifully on the sofa, with a bullet in her dead. “Because I have such a dread of scandal” - Hedda, “Yes, Hedda, you are a coward at heart.” – Lovbourg “A terrible coward.” – Hedda. Heddas relationship with lovebourd is interesting.They both seem to influence each other negatively, Hedda promoting suicide and Lovebourg negatively influencing her self-esteem, calling her a coward, and having her agree.
She killed herself because she also loved Oedipus as a wife and mother, she thought this would have been better for him. The feeling of guilt overtook Jokasta because she knew Oedipus’ fate, slept with him, married him, had children with him, and lied to him. Oedipus is shocked to see her dead decided to “pull the long pins of gold on her gown, held them up, and punched them into eyes, back through the sockets” (Sophocles 1437-1440). He popped his eyes out so he wouldn’t have to see the evil he caused and the truth that he killed his father, married his mother and made children with her. He felt that he was the blame because his children won’t be able to get married in the future based on the curse that still exists with the family.