Tamela’s hostile aggressive tendencies are exhibited in her dress, her relation to people around her, and in some of her self-harm behavior. When she dressed provocatively to go out to sing she said that she loved to get attention. She even went as far to state that attention from men is “the only way you know you’re worth anything.” Due to her sexual abuse history and her terrible relationship with her father, Tamela did not trust or have many real relationships with men. She was angry with her parents and the person who abused her and she exhibited that anger by dressing in extremely comment-provoking clothing. Then, when people called her names or treated her like a prostitute, she would become extremely aggressive and yell and curse.
In this play there are characters that are, in the puritanical belief, good and bad; no in between. The characters that cause such destruction and the death of many that are considered “good” are Abigail and Danforth. The one that seems brave and a good man is John Proctor. Abigail in the play accuses people for being witches because she danced in the woods with some of the girls. She decides to blame others so it doesn’t show on her.
There are myriad reasons accrued to the escalation of this scourge amongst people who are closely related and care for each other. Research has established that the offenders in a relationship use violent acts and a progression of harmful behaviors such as threats, intimidation, emotional abuse and isolation to purposely coarse and control their partners. Violent tendencies may not necessarily be frequent but they are often concealed and constantly used to bully the person on the receiving end. In the case of a psychological abuse tactics deployed are normally extreme and recurred, intended to degrade, isolate, manipulate and annihilate the abused. Reasons For Violence In Families And Intimate Relationships.
Either case this make the scene very dramatic. One couple just shouting at one another because she heard from her friend that she was not as pretty as another girl. Steph whom was very mad at her boyfriend Greg for what he said, confronted him. Emotions can be felt in these scenes. Therefore the purpose for these scenes is to show powerful feelings of love, hate, doubt, trust and what it takes to be in a relationship.
I feel bad and sad for the victims, because a woman can’t do anything when a man punches her. “Abusers often attempt to control and isolate victims in an effort to guard the secret of abuse and because of their jealously of any attention their partners may give or receive from family, friends, or coworkers” (Gagné 19). As the time passes, women will have bruising, bleeding, and scars that will never heal. A man hits a woman probably because he wants to act “macho”. He might be drunk or he only does it because he likes it.
After Crooks asks her to leave, she threatens him, she says “listen nigger, you know what I can do to you if you open your trap?” she discriminates him and puts him down, so she feels in power. She does this as she always feels so much hatred against her as she is a woman and others look down at her, but when faced with Crooks she has the ability to demean him completely as she has the power to not only take his job, but maybe even his life. This makes
(Macbeth I, v, 26) Lady Macbeth made Macbeth feel bad about himself, by lowering his manhood and bravery. Lady Macbeth deceives everyone so well that people were scared to tell her about Duncan’s death, not thinking she can handle it. “Look like an innocent flower /but be the serpent under it” (Macbeth I, IV, 65-66) this means to look innocent and pure but to be evil on the inside. At first Lady Macbeth is able to keep her cool and not think anything of the deed. Macbeth on the other hand cannot sleep and starts to see things.
The Puritan community in The Crucible was vulnerable in many ways and susceptible to irrational and panicky accusations of the Salem Witch Hunts because of their strict and constricting ways. The children in the community are treated very poorly and less than everyone else in the town. As the Salem Witch Hunts were essentially started by the children the fact that they were treated as lesser beings contributed to the communities demise. “He (Reverend Parris) regarded them as young adults, an until this strange crisis he, like the rest of Salem, never conceived that the children were anything but thankful for being permitted to walk straight, eyes slightly lowered, arms at their sides, and mouths shut until bidden to speak,” (Miller 3). Miller foreshadows the Witch Hunts to come.
Actually sex is an impulsive desire which cannot be tamed while marriages try to confine these desires only to the married partner. Thus this restriction on the fundamental instinct of human beings creates a lot of sexual frustration in them. This often puts a spouse in a state of depression. A research carried out by Buss and Shackelford of the University of Texas at Austin revealed that around sixty percent men and fifty percent women are involved in some kind of affair during their marriage (193-221). As a result, the problem of spousal infidelity arises which is one of the major causes of divorce all around world.
Why do women return to their cheating partners? Many people, women in particular return to their partners who would constantly cheat on them and show disrespect their relationship. From an outsider’s point of view, it is the most irrational decision a woman would make, but why would these people come back again to their partners who clearly disrespected their bond and would most likely do it again? Reasons may vary from total love and devotion or the hope that the cheater will change, but the most crucial is monophobia, the fear of being alone. Firstly, when someone is totally devoted to their love interest it may be hard to turn a conscious eye to their imperfections and faults.