Sophocles purposefully wrote Antigone’s character to challenge the societal belief of honor in Greece. Antigone gives the people a chance to reevaluate their long held belief that an honorable death can only come from something unplanned, usually a fight. She is very shallow in her hopes to be dead solely for the honor of it, and the chorus detects this and alerts Creon. Since Creon revoked the death note in time, she kills herself as the only way out of the situation (44). Her suicide took all the honor out of her death and make it more like an escape.
Her actions were inexplicably caused by grief, but may be a part of a greater idea. For example, Medea's infanticide could have been a sacrifice in order to bring justice upon Jason and cleanse his house. In fact, Euripides makes it clear that Medea did not vengefully murder her own offspring because of jealousy, she did it to make Jason suffer in the long run. Medea refers to her sacrifice by saying, “And he whom law forbids/To stand in attendance at my sacrifices,/Let him see to it.” (34).
As this quote explains "The two plotted death for the insolent suitors. Athena began their discussion this way" (Homer 331). She gives Odysseus the plan from there on, on how to make his way up and defeat the outnumbered suitors. It would have been impossible for Odysseus to take down the suitors on his own, if Athena did not guide
“But in Rasheed’s eyes she saw murder for them both. And so Mariam raised the shovel high, raised it as high as she could, arching it so it touched the small of her back.” (349). This quote was the moment before Mariam’s life would end, she killed Rasheed to save the people she loved which was Laila, Aziza, and Zalmai. But, Mariam’s action would have conscious she knew that she would have to admit to the police.
All cases of PTSD relatively are triggered by a disturbing part of one’s life. For Blanche, her trauma was witnessing the death of her husband. The story begins when Blanche, in scene six is recalling this with Mitch and she tells him she witnessed her husband with another man and for a while avoids the issue rather than confronting him. One night the three of them went to the casino and in the middle of the Varsouviana Blanche told Allan that he “disgusts” her. A few moments after Blanche’s confrontation with Allen she hears a gunshot and runs to see what the disturbance was all about and devastatingly enough, it was Allen who stuck a revolver in his mouth and fired, blowing the back of his head off.
Miss Strangeworth writes these letters because she thinks that by doing so she is protecting her town by warning them about evil things that may be going on. 2.Explain the last line of the Story. In the last line of the story, they are getting back at Miss Strangeworth for all of the letters she has sent over the years. I believe the reason for this is because by writing these letters, she is getting in people's personal space and making assumptions that may not be true.
Romeo made arrangements to marry Juliet the next day he then tells Friar Laurence , “That one short minute gives me in her sight. Do thou but close our hands with holy words, Then love-devouring death do what he dare-”, the friar had warned them on what would happen and the consequences to it but they didn’t seem to care as much because they were in deep “love” with one another. Juliet had drank a poison to put her in a death like sleep. Romeo was told that she was dead and he wanted to die next to her, he buys a poison to kill himself.
The idea of Connie being dead comforted those who were around her. It can be predicted that Arnold Friend went and tried to take June away from the family, but she was smarter than Connie and made sure she protected herself from the man who killed her
Gatsby is the man that wouldn’t treat her wrong and has risked himself before for the sake of her when he entered illegal businesses to get money. Daisy obviously knows that he will pay some sort of consequence for claiming that he killed a woman. She is greedy and only cares
According to About.com, after a few marches around nineteen twelve, Paul left NAWSA in nineteen fourteen as she co-founded the Congressional Union, later starting the National Woman 's Party in nineteen sixteen. As she found the parades to be unsuccessful, Paul resorted to picketing outside the White House, according to numerous sources. As most social protests go, picketing led the government to fine her twenty five dollars to which she, much like Anthony refused to pay. However, because this was much more of a prominent issue in that era of time, Paul and her fellow picketers were sent to the Occoquan Workhouse, a prison in Virginia. There, they were brutally treated and one was reported to be killed as they were sent to unsanitary, frigid, rat-infested cells regardless of age.
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
He had to meet in the same spot and pay the same amount the next week or once again he would assassinate his father. 1 year later he went out and bought some flowers for his love and she loved them. A few days later to surprise her, he bought her a diamond ring to engage to her. He gave her fifty thousand dollars to pay for the couple 's wedding. At the same time his father 's business was failing and was soon going bankrupt, so he payed for his father 's attorney for his company.
Kaysen’s motive was that her boyfriend had called the police on her for sleeping with her English teacher. Her suicide attempt was one not uncommon; she swallowed 50 aspirin pills. Then as she walked to the convenience store she had time to contemplate what she had done. She thought of it as mistake she would pay for with death. As she walked into the convenience store to retrieve milk her peripheral vision faded, the ringing in her ears got louder, and her pulse raced faster and faster.
Juana Villegas v Metropolitan Government County/Nashville-Davison County Sheriff’s Office Juana Villegas, 9 months pregnant with her fourth child, was arrested and detained for pretrial on a minor traffic offence on July 3,2008. After two days in the Davison County detention center, Ms. Villegas’s water broke and she went into labor. She was transported by ambulance to Metro General Hospital, before transport she was handcuffed and shackled, at that time an officer from the detention center noted his concerns. According to the testimony of Dr. Sandra Torrente, the concern was reasonable given the history of Ms. Villegas’s short labors; in fact, once the restraints were removed, she progressed from 3cm.