When Pip finds out that she is not, he is greatly upset that she led him on and that he will never be with her beautiful adopted daughter, Estella. However, not only did Miss Havisham betray Pip, she was betrayed herself. As a young woman, Miss Havisham was jilted by her fiancé minutes before her wedding. We later learn he is a former convict, Compeyson. Her broken heart from being betrayed makes her cruel.
Ophelia was once flawless, but since her encounter with Hamlet she has fallen into the same madness and wants to kill herself. Ophelia opens up her feelings towards Hamlet, even though her father and brother both warn her not to. Hamlet’s madness causes him to push Ophelia to the point of a mental break down. He drags her into the same hell he is
MEDEA: Yes, it is by doing so that I shall hurt my husband most. CHORUS: But no woman would then know greater misery. MEDEA: So be it!” (Euripides, Lines 16 -19, p72) The audience’s attitude towards Medea will have changed at this moment, as the fact of killing her own children was the most outrageous part of this play. It is also at this point that she distances herself from the audience and most importantly, any
She calls him a bastard because he walked out on her however Duffy uses beloved sweetheart to symbolise her unconditional love for him. Havisham exhibits violent imagery with powerful words, strangle, stabbed and death which all associate her bitterness with her wanting her ex fiancé dead. `Not a day since then I haven’t wished him dead`, proves that Havisham still remembers her wedding day very vividly and feels humiliated having been jilted so is trying to get revenge. Havisham is feeling emotionally detached from life and because of that, envisaging her ex fiancé dead or hurt. The poem infuses images of death to show the extent of her bitterness, along with enjambment.
The poem is written from the point of view of the betrayed sister, left alone without her loved one. So we are told of her anger and rollo-coaster of emotions as she comes to terms with the devastation her sister has caused. The speaker states that even if she ‘had not been born at all He’d never have looked at’ Maude, hinting that it was Maude’s jealously which lead her to snitch on her sister. The first stanza shows a lot of outrage that the speaker feels towards Maude. It is opened with a rhetorical question, ‘Who told my mother of my shame, who told my father of my dear?’ This shows that the poem is a direct curse towards her sister Maude and has an intended audience.
Here, Nea acts without thinking and makes it sound like Sourdi will die if they don’t go to Des Moines. Nea’s decision to call Duke for help leads to Sourdi’s husband getting punched in the face. Also, this episode results in the two sisters growing further apart, which is not Nea’s intention. The mother brings some light onto Nea as a character. She tells Nea: “You not like your sister.
In The Memory Keeper's Daughter by Kim Edwards and King Lear by William Shakespeare, the saying of time heals all wounds is proven to be false as seen through the lack of forgiveness, the tragic endings of the novel and the buildup of guilt. In both The Memory Keeper's Daughter and King Lear, the characters of David Henry and King Lear prove that with time they cannot forgive themselves for what they have done, nor can they have others forgive them. In The Memory Keeper's Daughter, David Henry gives away his new born daughter who is born with down syndrome. This is a “secret that stood in the middle of their family; it shaped their lives together” (Edwards 193). This situation is a very heavy weight for David to carry.
John feels horrible for putting his wife through all he has and he now wants to cut off the affair, Abigail on the other hand is not ready for it to end. Abigail feels that Elizabeth is the problem and the only way to “get john back” is to get rid of Elizabeth. In The Crucible everyone believes that “witches” are people who do not attend church and are ungodly. When someone is accused of being a
She feels that Pip was the destroyer of her dreams, so she seeks revenge to destroy his.Pg12 2) “So, I must be taken as I have been made. The success is not mine, the failure is not mine, but the two together make me” The author is using a metaphor that Estella’s success and failure both create the person she is. The quote is important because matron accuses Estella of being ingratitude, cold, and having a lack of love. So Estella replies by asking how Miss Havisham could reproach her ward for being cold when her personality came about as a direct result of Miss Havisham's tutelage. Pg.373 3) “My convict looked round him for the first time, and saw me… I looked at him eagerly when he looked at me, and slightly moved my hands and shook my head.
And the worst feeling I have ever felt in my life was when I asked about my girlfriend and the doctor told me we lost her. At this time I hated myself and I wished that I died in this accident because I was the reason for Nancy’s death. If I listened to her for a second and slowed down, none of this was going to happen. If I could have controlled myself and didn’t lose my temper, Nancy won’t be dead now. In conclusion, I have lost everything I loved because I lost my temper and couldn’t control myself.