I will make myself available to help those who have helped me, showing I am appreciative of their favor and would like to return it if possible. 4. I will give the person who has helped me a gift as a token of my appreciation in the situation
Because of the accident that caused her to lose her son, Becca seems to be a very bitter person; she is distant from her husband, judgmental of her sister, and rude to her own mother. Becca is a very pessimistic throughout the course of the play, and she believes no one will ever understand the pain she is going through. The protagonist in the play is Becca. Out of all the characters, she is the one who struggles the most to cope with her son’s death. She refuses to attend the support group that her mother, Nat and Howie suggest: NAT.
Donnie Darko is a problematic teenager and a schizophrenic. He has stopped taking his medication and as a result, he has gone sleepwalking. His family worries about him. One night at dinner, Donnie and his sister got into an argument wherein her sister reveals that Donnie is no longer taking his medication. Their mother confronts Donnie in his bedroom and he calls her a bitch.
The little brother is under stress because he cannot see his famous brother or that Munez knows of his poor family. The little brother’s mom forbids him from doing a lot of things to a point where the brother does outrageous and self-inflicting things in order to see his brother. Munez’s girlfriend, Roz Harmison, is under the stress that she is losing her boyfriend. She sees all the potential girlfriends he can have and that they do not live together. The pressure of her nursing exams forces her to stay in New Castle while her boyfriend is in Madrid.
The other side, slowly taking over, shows her subconscious guilt through her sleepwalking. He asks the Gentlewoman when she last walked, and she replied that it started ‘Since his majesty went into the field’. This could mean a number of things. She could feel more relaxed now that Macbeth has left, as the roles have reversed and he is very much the one in control in their marriage and she may well be scared of him, therefore feeling she could express herself more. However, she may be feeling tenser as he is fighting and if he dies they could lose their title, so she is thinking more of the murders, and whether they were worth it.
The wallpaper however begins to take a toll on the woman’s life. Throughout the short story the woman mentions how she cannot stand the yellow wallpaper. The husband ignores the obsession his wife begins to have with the wallpaper and believes she is just getting worse. The yellow wallpaper constantly sickens the woman just by looking at it, but John refuses to change it. The wallpaper begins to take over the woman’s mind.
In addition, their father leaves the family forcing Rowan to replace him in the Clark family. Now Rowan is so stranded and far too busy to complain about her current situation. Entire responsibility of taking care of her sister and her sick mother who lies in bed whole day, lies upon her shoulders. The deprived Jane Clark tries to escape all torture by attempting suicide as she can't take it anymore. She can't think of flying as before with these broken wings, until a strange boy with a American accent shoves a negative into Rowan' s hands.
In “A Sorrowful Woman” Godwin’s unnamed wife character, starts off in depression and only worsens as the story progresses. Faye is upset because she does not have a child and desperately wants to give one to Kai; Godwin’s unnamed wife is upset and is desperately trying to escape from the child and husband and her mother duties that she already has. Faye’s attitude towards her family is making everyone in contact with her unbearable. As Van Der Zee states “She was making life unbearable for everyone around her.” (5). It was because “Everybody worried about her.
The last remaining woman of the house is Madeline Usher, who is on the verge of dying and inherits a considerable amount of gloom. She displays the single effect by having seizures that make her appear dead. “A settled apathy, a gradual wasting away of the person, and frequent although transient affections of a partially cataleptical character, were the unusual diagnosis.” This represents gloom because she is almost dead and there is no one to take care of her. Madeline is also gloomy by being buried alive. “We replaced and screwed down
The narrator continues to lose her willpower and strength. She tries to talk reasonably to her husband about visiting her relatives, but breaks down and starts crying during the conversation. Seeing that he was not going to let her leave the vacation home, she continues to watch the wallpaper. Within the pattern, the shape of a woman creeping is becoming clearer. The narrator wishes she could leave.