Bigger is panic-stricken so as a result, he goes into a delusional behavior, ignoring all the other vices he has committed as well as the problems he has created such as raping and killing Bessie. Although he knows what he carried out, he cannot control himself. After
Eddie felt humiliated about where she was raised, she didn't want to be associated with the "scandals" that belonged to the shacks north of the creek. She believed that, since she grew up in the shacks, she was worth less than the next person. Edith was embarrassed by her drunken father, even though none of his actions were ever her fault. Her mother, a "hallelujah-shouting fool" who preached, but never actually went to church, was also a huge contributor to the way Eddie felt. With people tormenting her about her cousins who were teen moms, or her father who made a fool of his drunken self in public, the poor girl felt like nothing more than dirt, and she wanted to be thought of as flawless and beautiful.
In turn this event began to eat at her father’s ability to stay present for his daughters, leaving only Tana to be there for Pearl. Years later, Tana has been given the Cold and Pearl is now left with no one there for her. This character is easy to sympathize with because she has gone through many hardships at a young age, and is left with no family to care for her Next, the author makes it so that the reader can easily sympathize with Tana. This is because Tana is used and attacked by her mother, who was unable to control her temptations. The Cold makes you thirsty for human blood and Tana’s mother manipulated her and appealed to her naivety by saying that she changed and was better.
Antigone believes that without burying her brother he will not have a good after-life. Antigone even goes as far as burying him twice. Antigone is more admirable in that she is not selﬁsh. She cared for her brother so much that she would go through all this trouble to give him a good after-life. She wanted to marry Haimon but sacriﬁced this to bury her brother.
Her prejudice side shows through on their trip when she shares stories about a little nigger boy. During the trip, she complains about the many differences in the past and present behaviors of good people (O'Connor). John Desmond tells the readers that the Grandmother’s lying and selfishness are directly the cause of the accident and death of her family (Desmond). The Grandmother’s sins should not be a death sentence but are they forgivable in the eyes of Jesus? The Grandmother tried to convince the Misfit he was a good man in order to save herself (O'Connor).
Nectar in a Sieve by Kamala Markandaya is a fictional, first person account of an Indian woman named Rukmani, as she chronicles her challenging life and the dramatic changes India undergoes during the 20th century. Although the novel's characters and their lives are fictitious, these changes to India were very real. Abject poverty, gender inequality, industrialization, and youthful opposition to the caste system are just a few of the many uncomfortable, ever-changing dynamics Nectar in a Sieve attempts to illustrate. While many of these changes are clearly presented throughout the book, one stands out as particularly tedious and underscores nearly every complication and conflict the characters face. The biggest change, both economically and socially, facing India during the 20th century was modernization.
She solved the problems that burgomaster gave her, as well as made a game of her marriage with the burgomaster. Finally she outwitted her husband and her husband always consulted her whenever a very difficult case came up. As a woman lived in those times, she conciliated respect with her cleverness. Raimunda is very kind and tolerant. She hated her mother since she thought her mother should respond on that event that her father raped her.
During the transition into independence, Zimbabwe and India were amidst peril while economic, cultural, and political changes shook natives to their core. Each of these novels explore, through two women’s eyes, relationship, family, and their personal struggles to redefine their role in society during a time of great social transition. Kamala Markandaya, author of Nectar in a Sieve, does a beautiful job of recounting a realistic tale of Rukmani and her family as they face the repercussions of starvation, infertility, job loss, drought, and prostitution, while J. Nozipo Maraire, who wrote ZenZeLe, gives a historic account of the Zimbabwean hardship through a Mother’s letter to her daughter. The latter is retold from old memories, while Nectar in a Sieve is written as events happen. Markandaya’s writing style compels her audience to feel as if we are experiencing life by her side, making the novel both poignant and powerful.
Even when Ismene tries to share the punishment in burying their brother, Antigone sticks to honesty and doesn't want to please someone who didn't believe in what she believed was right. Someone who did not stick to their beliefs was Creon in this story. Creon decides from the beginning that he will have Antigone executed for her crime. When confronted if Creon would take his own son's bride away from him, he immediately says, “Why not? There are other fields for him to plough” (651).
The death penalty is used in a number of countries like China (PRC), Iraq, Israel, Japan, North Korea, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, United Arab Emirates and the United States. The I think that the death penalty is not effective because you could mistake an innocent person for a criminal. This would mean that the person would die for something he/she he never did and then when they figure out that they got the wrong person they try to compensate their family. This is very wrong because it they are taking the life of an innocent man/woman and paying back their families as if they are animals. I think that this could be the same as a person who kills a farmer’s cow and then pays the farmer for it.