For example in “Destroying Avalon” Avalon had to face the death of her best friend Marshall who took his own life because of being bullied for so many years and not letting anyone to support him through his tough times. “Marshall is dead” was repeated in the book to emphasize the feeling of grief Avalon faced. In “The Colour Purple” death and loss is shown when both Celie’s children are taken away from her at birth and is given the impression that they where killed. Bullying occurs the day you are born by society determining colours, interest and behaviours that suit the type of gender you are. However bullying doesn’t really show it’s self until we go to school, this style of bullying can be verbal, physical or electronic.
Minerva's father did something to enrage her. He cheated on her mother. When she found out she got very mad and I think she might have taken it out on Trujillo a little bit. However Minerva finally does accept what happened as irreversible. She tells her father "I know the clouds have already rained" as if to say that it happened and there's nothing anyone can do.
All this because of one decision she made to berry her brother caused her life to fall apart and everyone she loved to disappear. This was in some ways similar to the consequences that Creon had to face with the decision. He was left alone with no one because he killed his family; he killed his own son because its what he thought was right for the town. He didn’t know that his decision was going to force him to live alone. All of this was because they were too stubborn and selfish to change their mind or listen to other peoples view.
Her father doesn’t help the situation because he shields her from the outside world and “chases away potential suitors because none of them are good enough for his daughter” (p.6”A Rose for Emily”). Her father is very controlling of her and this contributes to her being a little off down the road. When she does find a man that she does like in Homer Barron she goes crazy over him despite him being gay. This causes him to kill him when is he is to say that he is not a marrying man. Sarty is
Although matt has a lot of forces against him, All that Matt wants is a happy life. One of the forces that push him through the story is his wife. He says in the story, “She can’t even go out for cigarettes and aspirin. It’s killing her”. (104) This shows that Strout is making her distraught.
The secret has eaten him alive and he is never able to recover and forgive himself. When his family finally finds out about the lie, they are astonished, shocked, and hurt. Paul says “Don't be bitter? We visited her grave!” (Edwards 382). Him and his mother can not forgive David because he has made them both miss out on the daughter and sister
He could easily have anyone who caused trouble with him fired because of his position as the Boss’s son. People were afraid to talk to her because it could cost them their job. Although her intentions were probably not harmful, Curley’s wife came across as somewhat promiscuous. The men on the ranch thought she was trouble because of how she acted. They ignored her when she would come by “looking for Curley,” saying nothing more than that he was not there.
He cares about her wife, Eurydice, as well because Creon wanted to suicide when he saw his son and wife died in scene 8. In the play Antigone, Creon is not a loving ruler because he is stubborn and doesn’t listen to advice and Creon doesn’t listen or believe the prophet. He only wants what he thinks is the best. He doesn’t even bother asking the people of Thebes for advice. He is a one man state and will only does what benefits the people of Thebes.
In John Knowles’s novel-A Separate Peace, Gene kills his best friend in a jealous moment before he realizes what he has done. The great Gatsby revolves around the love story of Daisy Buchanan and Jay Gatsby, but they do not get married because as Daisy says “Rich girls do not marry the poor boys” ,and so she marries Tom Buchanan. However, after Daisy meets Gatsby and sees the luxurious lifestyle of Gatsby, that includes his collection of English shirts, she begins to cry. She cries because she regrets her wrong decision; she chose the wrong man who she never loved. Then Gatsby convinces Daisy to say to Tom that she never loved him.
Gentlemen, I beg you to observe these girls: One has just now lost her mind; the other, It seems has never had a mind at all (1.150) said Creon. Creon humiliates his own nieces publicly. Tragic flaw is a very important characteristic for a tragic hero. Both Creon and Antigone have a very strong sense of pride, but Antigone’s tragic flaw is her lack of fight. Antigone was very heroic and brave at first, Creon now punishes her, and she does not fight back, but she simply badmouths her father.