He acts insane to get into the mental institution in order to get out of jail. He antagonizes Nurse Ratched because he had the mindset that the worst they could do to him was send him back to the workforce. He soon learned that he was wrong and they performed shock therapy on him, that didn’t work so they performed lobotomy on McMurphy leaving him in a vegetable state, he was silent and motionless. Chief smothers him with a pillow to basically free him. He did not get the treatment he needed at all.
From the early days of Richard’s childhood, Richard was always alienated from his environment. Even though he tried to distance himself from the prejudice all around him, the white people still tried to turn him into the stereotypical southern black person. However, throughout the story Richard is also alienated by his own people and perhaps even more then from the white people. Richard was always a rebel, from his boyhood to his older teenage years. Richard’s grandmother was always excessively beating him.
The orphanages are not the only places Jennings experiences alienation and isolation. He is also exposed to it when he is sent to numerous different foster homes. For example, when he goes to stay with the Carpenter family, Mrs. Carpenter either makes stay at a little table or in a cold dark room, either way Jennings is all by himself. He has nowhere to go and has to endure her constant torture until he is sent away by Mr. Carpenter. Lastly he experiences it when sleeps in the zoo at night when nobody is around except for an occasional patrolling guard.
Why, friend, that’s most unlikely.” (Kesey, p.54,55) With this type of thinking throughout the novel, that the patients were misguided with what they lack in their lives. By Miss Ratched’s manipulation. When McMurphy comes in the ward with his bolstering personality and laugh, and it instantly breaks up the monotony of the ward.With the Novel progresses. Then McMurphy challenges the Big Nurse to break her down and get under her skin, give the patients their manhood back. Then the guys they need to go into the world since they are an only volunteer and not committed as he is.
But more specifically in chapter 1 where her first interaction with a male figure was given. (Enter textual evidence here), in her diary she gives in great detail of her stepfather raping her and how she felt worthless when she was impregnated. After that she continues to express how even her husband and step-kids never appreciated her and treated her like a slave. It wasn’t till she met Shug and started to make her own pants, and that is when she truly felt that she had a choice and her decisions where based solely off of
For example, he keeps a roof over her head, but he locks Laila and Aziza in a room with no food or water for days. Furthermore, Rasheed doesn’t really care for Laila or his other wife. Therefore, Laila does not give him any love or appreciation back. As the novel progresses, Laila’s needs are fulfilled. Mariam takes care of Laila by turning herself into the Taliban so that Laila didn’t get in trouble for Rasheed’s death.
Lily was a victim of abuse and neglect at the hand of her father T. Ray. She was alone, and her father made no attempt at trying to care for her. All T. Ray ever did was yell, hit, and punish Lily for no apparent reason. One night she went outside to lay in the moonlight with her shirt unbuttoned in an attempt to get away from everything and feel a little bit of freedom in her life. Her father caught in the act and without even asking Lily what happened told her, “You act no better than a slut” (24).
Bobo found one black women saying she knew many women like her mother and aunts who all had been beaten by their husbands. She added, ‘Black women should not be sacrificed for black men’s pride.’ Within The Color Purple there are many different male characters. The first men introduced to the reader are Celie’s father (Alphonso) and husband (Mr_) who are extremely violent and abusive towards women. However, the novel mentions other characters such as Old Mr_ the father of Mr_, Harpo the son of Mr_, Adam the son of Celie, Reverend Samuel and other males who appear not to have this male negativity and violence even though society would suggest men could not appear non-violent. Each male character embodies a different male in society and each type of male Walker wants to portray to the reader.
Williams feels that women should be looked down upon because of his cruel relationship with his mother and sister overpowering him in the past. Williams interprets some part of his life in the plays, like his drinking habits and uses of emotions but most portrayed in women since he was gay. In Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Women portray these characteristics in Big Mama and Margaret. Big Mama is very lonely and she is looked down upon by Big Daddy and didn’t show any affection towards her at all. Margaret is very lonely because Brick; her husband, didn’t show any love for her.
There was a rumor about Celia’s boyfriend being the one to put her in that condition therefore he was quickly put in jail. The prison was terrible and most criminal would not survive because of malnutrition or cholera or beating. A couple of weeks later the doctor got a letter saying that Celia died of meningococcus, which the doctor could have prevented. The doctor felt guilty and even more because he could not get Celia’s boyfriend of prison. When the doctor came back to the west he quit his job as a psychiatrist because he never wanted to see or smell blood again.