Many years of consistent beating and bad behavior from her owner forced her to commits the suicide. She was also raped many times by her master Edwin Epps and she also faced the very cruel behavior from her Epps’ wife. The wife of Epps demand her husband Edwin Epps to sell Patsey because of jealous behavior but Edwin Epps refused
One became a nun; another turned to prostitution; two went to jail; and the last died at age seven when a raged Jack threw her off the roof when he was in an uncontrollable rage. The anger that Valerie tried to keep in check for years finally explodes when Jack started to abuse one of their grandchildren. Valerie grabbed the nearest item which was a heavy cast iron skillet … and hit him as hard as she could on Jack’s head, making him die. I think the theme is love, fear, rage, regret, and the patterns of brutality and silence can haunt generations of one family. The mom, Valerie, gets damaged emotionally and physically-changing her
When Jem became very angry at Mrs. Dubose, their old and mean neighbor, he chopped down her shrubs in front of her house in a fanatical rage. When the consequences of his act came he was forced by his father to read to Mrs. Dubose for a month and during these reading sessions Mrs. Dubose seemed to break out into a shaking fit causing the children to be scared and confused. Son, didn’t you know what her fits were? ... “Mrs. Dubose was a morphine addict.” said Atticus. “She took pain-killers for years.
Wigand dearly. He was out of work and being threatened and slandered. He was drinking heavily and his marriage was suffering badly from the fallout of his public battle with the tobacco company as well as the recently discovered illness of his daughter. One night, when Jeffrey and his wife were both drinking, they were worried about losing their medical coverage and very stressed out by the continuous harassment. They had a huge fight that involved the kids screaming and the police had to come to help settle the argument down.
For example, Ted Bundy chose many of his victims based on their resemblance to his former girlfriend who broke an engagement she had with Bundy (Fido M. 300). Another example is Jerome Henry Brudos who never felt accepted by his mother (Hale 39). This caused a feeling of humiliation and rejection for him, leading him to murder many women to transfer his hatred. Similarly, Hale describes how Richard Biegenwald murdered many men and women due to humiliation from his alcoholic father who had no interest in his wife and his son Richard (40). Lastly Robert Hansen, described as a skinny pimply-faced social reject, murdered many women due to his continual rejection in adolescence (Hale
Huck is stolen away from his civilized home for the sake of money, and taken to live in a dreary shack with his abusive father. Pap is a dreadful man who is always treating Huck horribly and is constantly berating him. Pap was a wicked parent, an alcoholic, and his drunkenness regularly threatened Huck’s health. He was more concerned about money and alcohol than he was about Huck and was unquestionably a negative influence through the moral values that he taught Huck. “He said he'd cowhide me till I was black and blue if I didn't raise
After 2 years in 1831 Turner was said to have been visited by god again and told to “slay thy enemies with their own weapons” (Gray, p.11). In 1831 Turner lead a slave insurrection in south Hampton, Virginia. For thirty-six hours on August 21-22, Turner and about 65 other escaped slaves, went on a murderous spree killing white slave owners, their wives, children and burning their houses down. The exact number of whites killed remains unsubstantiated. Turner and his followers were all captured and killed, Turner being the last.
Due to these problems he ran away from home, and he was "in and out of detention homes many times" (277). He was severely beaten and humiliated by a cottage mistress because of a micturition malfunction. These violent episodes compelled his bitterness toward other humans. When Smith entered adulthood, he committed acts of thievery and battery. While in the merchant marines, he once threw a Japanese policeman off a bridge and into the water.
Nevertheless, the uncle and aunt never kept their word. Losing his father is the beginning of a series of hard lessons and choices. Milarepa and his mother and sister were treated with cruelty and injustice by the uncle and aunt as well as other villagers. Milarepa and his family were forced into poverty and suffering. The mother is so filled with anger and vengeance deeply rooted in her she makes plans for revenge.
Tyler Perry’s father, Emmitt Perry Sr., had an answer to everything; to beat it out of you. Tyler Perry was so tired of being beat by his father, that he attempted suicide. He didn’t like his dad, so to distance himself from him, he changed his name from Emmitt Perry Jr., to Tyler Perry. When Tyler Perry was 10 years old, he was molested by a friend’s mother. He was also molested by three men previous to that.