This implies that Curley’s wife will use emotional and mental harassment to attempt at getting what she desires. This example shows the reader the true fault of Curley’s wife. Lastly, Steinbeck uses an example of all three types of harassment. Curley’s wife catches Lennie in the barn alone. She sits down next to Lennie and begins to console him.
This also foreshadows the death that is to come, shown further by Lennie's fascination with her; he 'watched her, fascinated'. Alternatively, this could symbolise her anger and frustration at the ranch's view of her, that is, as a 'tramp'. This could also be a comment from Steinbeck; that men are dominant in deciding the status of someone, and that women have little power. Therefore, colour imagery is used to show the danger surrounding Curley's Wife and to foreshadow her involvement later in the novel. The fact that Curley's Wife, on a ranch, is 'heavily made up' indicates the fact that she is lonely, as on a ranch there is need to wear such heavy make up, and the only purpose it serves it to attract attention from the other men.
However he had a tragic flaw but him confessing leads up to his tragic death that causes the audience to feel sympathy. John Proctor’s downfall is initiated by a human flaw which was his inability to control and resist his desire. When his wife Elizabeth got sick began to catch feelings for Abigail. When John Proctor stated “but I will cut off my hand before I’ll ever reach out for you” (page 15, act one) he shows how at one point he was having an affair behind his wife back and this lead up to all the madness in the town of Salem. When Abigail was talking to Proctor she says “She is telling lies to about me!
In the novel of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck, the characters most responsible for the death of Curley’s wife are Candy and Curley. Candy is one of the characters responsible for the death of Curley’s wife because he gossips about her and he rejects her. For example, when George and Lennie first arrive at the ranch, they meet Candy in the bunkhouse who tells them that he saw Curley’s wife, “…give Slim the eye” (28). Candy gives the new workers, George and Lennie, information about Curley’s wife being flirtatious to other ranch workers even though she is married. Due to Candy’s bad impression of Curley’s wife to George and Lennie, George became paranoid and gave Lennie strict rules to follow, which eventually caused Curley’s wife to die as a result.
Domestic abuse is more than just a good pilot on Lifetime television. It is prevelant in society and the homes of millions around the world. “Domestic violence causes far more pain than the visible marks of bruises and scars. It is devastating to be abused by someone that you love and think loves you in return. It is estimated that approximately 3 million incidents of domestic violence are reported each year in the United States.” In the story of Woman Hollering Creek, written by Sandra Cisneros, themes of domestic abuse underlie the story of a woman, Cleofilas, falls in love and marries a man, Juan Pedro, who is physically and emotionally abusive to her during the course of their marriage.
As well as, Alima’s lack of interest within him results in more frustration that leads him to “hide himself under her bed one night… [and there] was the noise of a tremendous struggle” (132 Gilliam). Terry’s attempt to rape Alima reveals the violence within men that causes them to become wild animals that pursue their prey by attack. Regardless of the strength and morality of woman in Herland, once a man provokes violence onto them, they become weak and in order to prevent violence they tend to become inferior to the man and abide by their traditional roles, allowing him to become their master, and thus inequality is sustained. Moreover, in the film, the men mentally abuse their wives by blaming them for their inferiority complexes. As well as, hold them responsible for creating Stepford.
Lennie Snopes - Sartoris’s mother. Sad, emotional, and caring, Lennie futilely attempts to stem her husband’s destructive impulses. She is beaten down by the family’s endless cycle of flight and resettlement and the pall of criminality that has stained her clan. Nervous in the presence of her irascible, unpredictable husband, she is a slim source of comfort for Sartoris in the violence-tinged world of the Snopes family. Lennie Snopes Opposite Abner Snopes, with his penchant for revenge and destruction, is Lennie Snopes, a voice of reason and morality in the family.
TIME TO BLOCK GUN VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN If October is like every other month, 46 women in the United States will be murdered with a gun by an intimate partner. Public attention was gripped by the most recent mass shooting, at the Navy Yard in Washington, but during Domestic Violence Awareness month, we need to focus on the fact that women face a heightened risk of gun violence. Women are more than three-and-a-half times as likely to be killed by an intimate partner as men. A gun in a household with a history of domestic violence increases by 20 times the risk that a woman will be killed there, compared to households without guns. Similarly, more than 75 percent of stalking victims are women — and stalkers use weapons to harm or threaten their victims in 1 out of 5 cases.
Jiří Juchelka IB1 English SL Imagery of violence in the novel Chronicle of a Death Foretold. As one of the main themes of this novel, Violence is seen and described throughout the whole story. In this particular novel the violence is portrayed very naturalistically and occasionally displayed in outrageous details. The imagery of violence in this novel is very important to the story. “But she couldn’t avoid a wave of fright as she remembered Santiago Nasar’s horror when she pulled out the insides of a rabbit by the roots and threw the steaming guts to the dogs.” (p.8) The author in this line expressed Victoria’s bitterness towards Santiago Nasar.
Charlotte Perkins Gilman's "The Yellow Wallpaper depicts how men oppressed women in a patriarchal society. The narrator describes her struggles to deal with her physical confinement by her husband and his sister and her mental confinement by her postpartum depression. This story gives vivid descriptions oh how her illness consumes her and her inability to deal with it because of her husband's denial. Gilman uses her words to illustrate the mental confinement that the narrator has to go through, the complete effect, and how she reacts to her confinement. The short story starts with the narrator describing the physical features of the colonial house.