The chief architect of her misery is the tyrannical housekeeper, Mrs. Cotton, who punishes Abi for the slightest infraction. The return of Lord Greave’s son Samuel, injured in the Crimean War, seems to have only worsened his Lordship’s mental condition. And the ghost is none other than Abi’s mother, who had been Samuel’s childhood nurse before her death a year earlier. After Abi’s foiled escape from Greave Hall, strange things start to occur. There is a mysteriously closed bolt that should be been left open.
In Shakespeare’s “Macbeth” and both, Browning’s Victorian Dramatic Monologue “The Laboratory” there is a variety of disturbed characters. In Macbeth it is Lady Macbeth who is driven to guilt due to her, convincing her husband to murder King Duncan. In the Laboratory, a woman discovers her husband has been unfaithful to her and is trying to further his own social standing by sleeping with women of higher social order than he is. She’s obsessed to gain her revenge through her obsession of “poison.” In Act 5 Scene 1 of Macbeth, Shakespeare has used the technique of Dramatic Monologue. Act 5, Scene 1 is the sleepwalking scene which already shows her disturbed mind to the audience.
They enriched his kingdom, for their attentions persuaded people to suicide.” Because Hades is the ruler of the underworld witch to me is Hell; he obviously likes to torture people and have them dead. That is why he had the old hags go and make people what to commit suicide. 6. -“That is why summer and winter are the way they are. That is why there is a time for planting and a time when the earth must sleep in frost.” All because Persephone had eaten six berries while in the underworld, she has to go to the underworld six months out of the year, then she is free to go to earth & allow plants & flowers to blossom.
After a protracted discussion of the topic of who is to blame for the demise of Macbeth, the blame has come to rest upon the Three Witches. Within the play Macbeth, the Witches have done numerous things to cause the demise of Macbeth; influenced him through prophecies and apparitions, spurred his killing spree and manipulated him. From the outset, the Witches show Macbeth prophecies which lead to his downfall. These prophecies are the root of Macbeth’s misfortunes and evil doings, push Macbeth and Lady Macbeth to act upon their evil thoughts, and alter Macbeth from a loyal soldier to a traitor. First and foremost, the Witches were the root of Macbeth’s misfortunes and evil doings.
In the novel ‘The Woman in Black’ by Susan Hill. We look at the turning point which is crucial to Arthur kipps’s life while he is on a business trip. The point which changes him is when the woman in black whistles spider out to the marshes to try and get Arthur to follow and drown, this crucially changes Arthur as now he realises that she is sinister and he is no longer interested in finding out more about her, he now believes she is a dangerous ghost when he sees her on the way back to the house, the consequences of this are that his future son dies, after that Arthurs life changes forever. This is why this point in the book is so crucial. Arthur and the dog spider are both walking about the estate when then spider is whistled out to the marshes.
Ross leaves to deliver the news to Macbeth. Act 1, scene 3 On the heath near the battlefield, there is still a storm and the three witches are back. One says that she has just come from “killing swine”. The third witch tells the others that Macbeth is coming. Macbeth and Banquo, on their way to the king’s court at Forres, come upon the witches and are petrified at the sight of the witches.
He then blames two guards for the deed and becomes king of Scotland. Throughout the course of this play, Macbeth murders his best friend, Banquo, Macduffs entire family, and plots to kill more so he may keep his title. He becomes crazy with power and rants about the witches’ predictions daily. He becomes, in his eyes, immortal. On the other hand, his wife becomes so guilty for their deed she begins to sleepwalk and talk of their crime in the night.
The myth of Jason and his Argonauts begins with a young boy named Phrixus and an equally young girl named Helle, in the far distant region of Boeotia. Ino, the children’s stepmother, was evil and wanted the twins, Phrixus and Helle, dead. So she hatched a plan to be rid of them by cleverly roasting the city’s crop seeds. This instantly killed their fertility and left the city’s residents facing a famine. Not knowing what to do, a group of men went to consult an oracle, and upon leaving, Ino bribed them into reporting that the only way to secure food was to kill Phrixus and Helle.
Chloe and Tori escape with help from liz after struggling with Tori's mother, Diane (also a witch), but not before Diane hits Chloe's aunt Lauren with a seemingly fatal spell. The two girls run from Diane while she was busy with Lauren. When safe, Chloe reads the letter her Aunt Lauren gave her which explains that she only ever wanted to help young supernaturals, and that it wasn't until her own niece was in danger that she realized how dangerous the Edison Group was. The next day, they meet up with Derek and Simon at the factory. The four of them decide to find Simon and Derek's father's friend Andrew Carson, who supposedly will be able to help them.
After promising the creature he’d make him a female companion, Frankenstein has second thoughts and changes his mind. The monster watches in despair as the scientist destroys his happy future: “The wretch saw me destroy the creature on whose future existence he depended of happiness, and with a howl of devilish despair and revenge, withdrew” (Shelley 145). As Victor tears apart the female with “trembling passion”, the being loses everything he had to look forward to in life and he sets out a quest to ruin the happiness of his creator, as Frankenstein had done to him. After warning the scientist that he would be with him on his wedding night, the monster stays true to his promise. While the groom is looking for the creature, he gets to Elizabeth, the bride, leaving her “lifeless and inanimate”.