In this text piece Susan shows courage for a nation. One example of Susan showing courage towards this nation is when the author said, “Although Anthony lost, the trial was a turning point in the struggle for women’s suffrage. Until then, people had ridiculed Anthony as an old maid who wanted to upset the traditional authority of men. But the courage she had shown at her trial won her new respect. Gradually, public opinion swung in her favor.
The book Eleanor the Queen written by Norah Lofts takes place around the years 1147-1192 in Western Europe. In the book, Eleanor accompanies her first husband Louis on the second crusade. She also experiences sexism and discrimination with both of her husbands. Along the way she fights for her rights and while doing that she gets imprisoned for speaking her mind. Norah Lofts’ book Eleanor the Queen, accurately describes Eleanor's role in women's rights while being in a royal marriage, and also accurately describes the second crusade that was led by Louis, the king of France and was accompanied by Eleanor of Aquitaine.
There are many well-known great feuds, both fictional and nonfictional alike. A famous fictional feud is that of the Capulets and Montagues. Their malefic feud is described in William Shakespeare’s, “Romeo and Juliet.” The families’ ill whims prove to be extremely destructive on their distinctive families. A nonfictional example is the feud of Queen Elizabeth I and Mary, Queen of Scots. Queen Elizabeth I and Mary, Queen of Scots, her older half-sister, were declared to be illegitimate as King Henry VIII tried to pave the way for a male heir.
This is the reason why he allied with Cleopatra. However, the alliance was followed by a romance between the two (Mason). Their love affair was disrupted because Antony's brother and wife defied Octavian way back in Italy. Thus, Antony returned to the west to iron things out. Later on, Antony married Octavia, the sister of Octavian, after the death of his first wife.
After pushing away every member of his family and causing confusion throughout the kingdom, Creon is faced with a new reality- he lost everything. He sent Antigone away to be locked up till her own death takes her, his son Haimon and his wife Eurydice took their own lives, and the prophet and people of the city look down upon Creon as he aches for his own death. Creon comes to a quick realization of his misfortunes at the sound of his poor wife 's last breath. With fear, he states "I have been rash and foolish. I have killed my son and my wife.
Commonly, wars or battles are fought to gain power over a country. The Wars of the Roses were a different kind of wars that involved two families fighting over the English Throne. The houses of York and Lancaster fought in an ongoing battle for around thirty years. Previous wars led to the fall of the English Throne, leading to several conflicts between the two families. The numerous battles didn’t resolve the disagreement between the two, but made things even worse than before.
As Macduff sought out men to fight for the throne, he spoke of Macbeth’s treachery as follows: “Each new morn/ new widows howl, new orphans cry” (IV.iii.4-5). Macduff obviously thought terrible things of Macbeth, and blamed him for killing many men and causing grief throughout his kingdom. This makes Macbeth a tyrant and murderer, and having a tyrannical ruler like that causes fear in a nation’s people. This is shown before Macbeth went out to battle as he orders, “Send out more horses. Skirr the country round.
One famous instance is Mary Wollstonecraft, who had a child out of wedlock and did not marry the father. Mary was self-educated and supported herself by writing fiction, non-fiction and translating literary works. But what truly makes her stand out was her 18th century book on the rights of women which she stated rights and liberties pertained to everyone, men and women. Another woman who vocal about women’s rights was Abigail Adams who did not hold back any when it came to expressing herself to her husband John Adams. Abigail implored to her husband as he was drafting the Declaration of Independence to not forget women who were a part of the new world and deserved a voice.
The Tyrant beheaded in Battle Macbeth, the late King of Scotland, has been killed in battle by Malcom, the son of King Duncan of Scotland, after the invasion of England army that took over the Castle of Dunsinane. The castle was found abandoned by its citizen and royal guards and soldiers after witnessing the approaching army of England, leaving only one person behind. This projects the loyality and gives us hints to what Thane of Glamis was worth of. The former tyrant of Scotland whose name only brings death to mind. Macbeth who refused to have his pride stomped and admit defeat against Sir Macduff and our King Malcom, stayed behind to prove he was worthy of the title ‘King’ and to prove he is the ultimate ruler of Scotland.
After her death, he puts on his armor and heads towards the battlefield to defend his castle and throne. He violently kills Young Siward because he selfishly believes that is one less person coming after him. His last act of the play reflects a heroic