The grief over Susie’s tragic death takes a massive toll on the Salmon family and tears them apart. It brings out underlying issues between them and causes them to avoid each other in fear of breaking down. In Jack and Abigail’s case, it also destroys their relationship. The grief and guilt that results from Susie’s death infects her whole family. Analyse the theme of grief and how it impacts on at least 4 of the major characters.
Maxim de Winter hates his wife very much as she was a profligate woman. Rebecca had secret relationships with many other men including ger cousin. She threatened de Winter and forced him to accept the situation and promised to play as a perfect wife. When she was diagnosed as cancer, she cheated de Winter by saying that she had a child with her cousin and almost made de Winter kill her. She was finally died of an accident, but continued to bother him even after he had married the heroin.
Susie was only fourteen when she was raped and killed by a man she knew. Understandably, she has trouble letting go after such an abrupt and unexpected death. The majority of the book shows her family and the struggle they go through to cope with the loss of their daughter/sister. As the story progresses her family and friends are stuck on her death. Every day they are faced with adversary and each handles it in different ways.
“Electricidad” play is about a young girl, the main title character, who is suffering over the death of her father. She also finds out that her mother, Clemencia, is the one who stand behind her father’s crime. Electricidad knows Clemencia also murdered her brother, Orestes who has been sent to Las Vegas by his father. At some point, I think the major conflict of the play is whether or not Electricidad will get her revenge against her mother no matter what. She loves her father too much that she could not let go of her father’s dead body and at the same time; she could not believe that her father is actually dead.
Between both authors it is debatable whether which of these authors has more effectively relayed their messages ORWELL * Both composers represent the immense fears and anxieties of their respective times within their texts through a variety of ways, * Orwell uses a diverse and signature range of language techniques, and symbols to represent his vital message of warning to the audience of the dangers of totalitarian governments/ regimes and the perversion within communist and fascist parties. * Orwell’s lucid writing style is his most powerful tool in revealing his messages to the audience, his employment of striking and vivid language and his organisation of powerful adjectives, verbs and adverbs is what enable him to draw in the audience and present the brutal and oppressed world of Oceania. His clearly expressed and arranged writing style ensures that there is no ambiguity in the reception of his message. This lucid writing style can be seen through the quote “nothing was your own except the few cubic metres inside your skull. * Orwell constantly uses the technique of allusions throughout the novel to comment and communicate his ideals as well, he uses the technique to ensure that the audience follow his own point of view and
Mayella Ewell is the raped 19 year-old daughter of Bob Ewell. Mayella was very unhappy, and had a sad life. If Mayella really got raped by tom Robison why didn’t Mayella scream for help? Why did Mayella lose her composure in the courtroom, once Atticus questioned her? Why wouldn’t Mayella tell the real truth about what really happened?
The final step is the return back to the interpreted realm, bringing back the transformation of consciousness. In the novel The Joy Luck Club, by Amy Tan, An-mei’s mother suffers of rape, immediately causing herself to depart into a cruel world without her daughter, social acceptance, and a place to live. Forced to eventually care for An-mei as a fourth wife, An-mei’s mother realizes the poor conditions An-mei is set to grow up in, and kills herself to rid herself of her own weak spirit to make An-mei’s stronger. This action shocks Wu Tsing, into raising An-mei as if she were from his first wife, thus making An-mei a bold and confident child. Through challenges and trials that An-mei’s mother overcome for her daughter, she is granted with the qualities of a full-fledged hero from Campbell’s perspective.
I think the main theme of the story is the sexual victimization that have been and are facing teenagers in contemporary society. Connie is a fifteen-year-old teenager growing up in suburbia in the 1960’s. She is preoccupied with typical teenage concerns, her looks and popular music. Connie was very vain; the people who surrounded her knew how egotistical she was. She makes fun of her older plainer sister, argues with her mother, and
Maureen got addicted to alcohol and would cut school to drink. She had been drinking at different people’s houses when their parents were away. Maureen has been arrested for impaired drinking and was sent to an halfway house. She realized that alcohol has ruined her life so she made the decision to stop drinking. Maureen also gives advices to teens about drinking.
(See "Alternative Books.") Plot Summary Fourteen year old Celie has led a very rough life. Her mother is very sick, and when she goes to visit the doctor Celie is left alone with her father, Fonso. While the mother is gone, Fonso rapes Celie. Celie's mother dies soon after and now Fonso rapes Celie more and more often, saying "You gonna do what your mammy wouldn't" (p. 1).