Raena Waldman Ms. Pavelka English 1H A, Period 4 17 November 2011 Adults and Lies: The Strength of the Truth Getting tucked in, having cuts bandaged, and getting sung to sleep are luxuries most children have in a Mother. In Juliet’s case, however, it is not- her real mother barely gives her a second glance and hands her off to the nurse to be cared for and loved, and even then, Juliet is deprived of having that someone who will care for her and have her back no matter what. In William Shakespeare’s play Romeo and Juliet, it shows clearly who is to blame for the barely teenagers’ tragic demise. Even though other readers may believe the guilt for Romeo and Juliet’s death lies with Lord Capulet, evidence inside the text of this tragic romance
When they were married all of their belongings would go to the husband and they were then expected to stay at home and do the housework, when the men would be out working. If women tried to get into politics they would be accused of neglecting their families. As of this more women started to chose getting a job rather than getting married, they faced unequal pay and dreadful working conditions. It was seen that women didn’t need the vote as their husbands, brothers and fathers made the decision on their behalf. The women Chartists that had supported men to get the vote felt very let down.
Also, when Curley’s wife is talking to Lennie, Candy, and Crooks in Crooks bunk she states “I think I know where they all went even Curley”(37). Curley’s wife knows that her husband is unloyal to her when he goes with the workers to a cathouse. Because no other character in the novel shows jealousy and deceitful, Curley is a bad to be a good husband to his wife it makes her talk even with Lennie. Because Curley ignores his wife and does not let her talk to anybody, he takes part of the responsibility for his wife’s
In Eudora Welty’s “Why I live at P.O.”, Sister, the narrator, tries to alter the viewpoints of the reader to shape their interpretations to match the bias and the animosity towards the family. People often allow their perceptions to be influenced by a self-serving bias that can jade the depth of reality. In her reality, Sister is the victim that gets ridiculed by her family especially her sister Stella-Rondo whom she harbors a jealousy. Sister claims her life was “fine” before Stella-Rondo shows up and interrupts everything. She describes Stella-Rondo be inconsistent and unstable based on her being spoiled when they were children.
As a punishment for her horrible sportsmanship, Massie's parents, William block and Kendra block cancel her credit card so she can pay them for the riding camp. Kendra suggests that Massie work as a babysitter, like Kendra's friend Trini Neufeld's daughter, Ellie. Massie, horrified at the suggestion of working at a job that is that LBRish, asks her mom if she can choose her own "jobby"--a job-hobby. Kendra agrees. While flipping through a magazine one day, Massie sees a Opportunity being a Be Pretty Cosmetics salesgirl.
Madea is the wife of Jason, who was abandoned by him and left with no one because she was exiled from her original land. Madea shows that being betrayed by Jason she needs to get back at him by killing his wife and her kids eventually becoming criminally insane. Lady Macbeth and Madea define themselves through their husbands because both commit or persuade acts of violence for personal gain eventually driving themselves insane. Lady Macbeth wants Macbeth to become King of Scotland and she wants to become the Queen of Scotland. When she hears of the witches prophecy that Macbeth will become King she is power hungry.
In Margaret Atwood's novel, The Handmaid's Tale, manipulation is exercised through the lessons of the aunts. Their use of propaganda tricks the minds of the handmaid's, showing what position the handmaid's hold and how great it is to be living in Gilead, a place where women are respected and protected; however, it is brainwashing them and turning them into true believers, when in reality Gilead is a prison towards the handmaid's where their only purpose is to reproduce. In Chapter Nineteen of The Handmaid's Tale, during the ride to Commander Warren’s house, Offred has a flashback to when she was in the Red Center. In one of Aunt Lydia's lessons, she discusses how some women believed there would be no future and that the world would explode therefore putting the excuse that breeding was useless, and
Her unsuccessful and violent father moved the family many times, and her older brother was favored by her grandfathers’ will. By growing up in this type of household, she thought that marriage life was dangerous for women. As she grew older, events in the lives of her family and friends only strengthened her views that marriage was often hazardous for women (Miller par 3). This influential time of her life proved to be for the better: this pushed Mary toward self-educating and to write. In her novel, “Mary: A Fiction” (1788), a women dies from fever after she accepts the hopelessness of her life.
So when the proceedings of the witch trials come to town the Putnam s take that as a way to take Rebecca down. They accuse her of killing their babies be conjuring up her spirit and killing them before they come out of the womb. Unfortunately for Rebecca she fall victim to the mass hysteria in Salem, and is thrown I jail because of it. So being the good Christian she is when Judge Danforth asks her to confess she does not. Rebecca Nurse one of the kind and innocent people in the Crucible fall from power do to the happening of the Salem Witch
He does that with the aid of his evil wife Lady Macbeth. She plotted the murder, and she made most of the decisions, but forced her husband to carry them out. Macbeth visits the tri of witches again and they tell him that his friend's son will be the king. The witches also tell Macbeth that he has to fear no one because their prophecies seemed impossible. Lady Macbeth and Macbeth plan to hire murders to kill Fleance and his father Banquo.