One event in her past that influenced her behavior is her parents’ death. Abigail’s parents were beat to death with a bludgeon by Native Americans. As a result, she carries very scarring details of her past with her and has not been raised in a typical way. Not having her parents in her life deprived Abigail of learning life lessons and taking advice from a mother and father on a regular basis. The fact that her parents were killed right in front of her is also very traumatizing.
John denies Abigail saying that it will never happen because he loves his wife. Their relationship isn’t the strongest but love is there. This so called love drives Abigail to accuse Johns wife of witchcraft so that she is to be hanged for committing sins against the bible. She thinks that killing Johns wife would make him love her even though John has told her otherwise so many times already. Her actions actually hurt John greatly throughout the story.
It’s dreadful when a man can’t trust his wife; it’s even worse when a man’s wife leaves him. Both scenarios are terrible, yet is it worse to lose your wife or to be second guessing her every intention? In the story “The Other Two” we see Waythorn lose trust in his wife due to her lack of truth about her previous marriages. In the story “A Temporary Matter” we see a couple that has lost the spark in their relationship after Shoba gave birth to a still borne, ultimately leading to her ending the relationship with Shukumar. Both of these stories show how any relationship, if not kept healthy, honest, and maintained can lead to a lack of trust or in severe cases, a breakup.
Rayona hates it more than anything that when she goes anywhere, people poke fun at her and make racial remarks to her which makes her feel insecure about herself. When Ray meets Foxy for the first time, Father Tom introduces her and Foxy says, “Your Christine’s kid…The one whose father is a nigger” (Dorris 44). Not only does Rayona have to deal with racism her mother is always putting her in bad situations. There has been quite a few times where Christine has attempted to leave Ray and told her that she wanted to commit suicide. One time in the very beginning of the story Elgin goes to visit Christine in the hospital, Rayona had not seen him in 5 months and Christine did not want to tell him about her sickness.
Josie could not forgive Nonna because she was always mentioning Christina’s mistake of sleeping with Micheal Andretti. Nonna was a hypocrite; she had always treated Christina badly because of her one mistake. Josie said that Nonna had the hide seventeen years ago to treat Mama the way she did when all the time she had done worse. Nonna slept with an Australian while she was married. Josie resents Nonna’s interference in both hers’ and Mama’s lives and despises her grandmother for being set in her ways.
The Capulets And Montagues: The Ones To Truly Blame Romeo and Juliet is a tragedy where the four teenagers die because of a feud going on between two noble families. Their death is a mix everyone’s fault, but it is mainly the Capulets and Montagues fault. Although the two families thought they were doing good for their children, they were hateful towards each other, too stubborn to try to resolve the feud, and Lord and Lady Capulet were very hard on Juliet when she refused to marry Paris. The Capulets and Montagues thought the feud wouldn’t do any harm, but the hate towards each other caused the four teenagers to die. For instance, Shakespeare says: Two households, both alike in dignity, In fair Verona, where we lay or scene, From
Ethan is a tragic hero due to his poor-judgment, which leads to many of the downfalls in his life. These problems include: marrying Zeena, not being able to stand up to Zeena, and altering his plans after death with Mattie. By Ethan marring Zeena because she helps out with his mom while she was ill until she died. He felt he couldn’t be alone for the rest of his life; therefore he marries Zeena blindly without really getting to know her, he rushed in to it in my opinion. Zeena was 7 years older than Ethan, and you know with age there comes sickness; Ethan then became the caretaker for Zeena dealing with her constant complaining.
Morality aside, she “[walks] through her husband as if he were a ghost” (26), completely disregarding his emotions. Another example of adultery in the novel is Gatsby’s relationship with the married Daisy Buchanan. He finally reunites with his dream girl after five years of separation, however, Tom eventually learns of his wife’s betrayal, “I stared at him[Wilson] then at Tom, who had made a parallel discovery less than an hour before…” (124) He is enraged at the news and sees no justification in Daisy’s actions despite his own unfaithfulness. Tom and Daisy’s disloyalty further projects their lack of respect and
George has to put up with Lennie and then kill his best friend, Curley’s wife faces discrimination and even her kindness towards Lennie leads to her death. It is Lennie’s lack of understanding of the pain he is causing that loses our pity towards him and it is the weight
Moreover, she does not only remarry so soon, she ties the knot with Claudius who is not only King Hamlet’s brother but also his murderer. Aside from her unhesitant marriage, Gertrude is not at all sympathetic to her husband’s death even though he is the father of her son and has been married to her for thirty years. Incipiently, Hamlet becomes angered when his