Medea, by Euripedes. The tragedy starts with Jason’s betrayal to Medea, his Barberian wife, who to revenge herself kills her own children and Glauce, new wife of Jason. In the Exodos, Jason returns to his old house in the attempt to save his boys, but he learns by the chorus that they are already dead, murdered by Medea. The scene pursues with Jason’s anger towards his ex-wife and her manifestation of pleasure in seeing his desperation is evident throughout the text. POWER : The theme of objective power – free of a subjective judgement from the reader- is largely developed throughout the Exodos.
When the white master is sent off to war, his jealous wife threatens to whip Nanny and to sell off her baby. Nanny flees in the night with her child and stays in hiding until slavery ends. At that point she becomes a nanny for a white family and desires to be like them. She strives to raise her daughter properly but that backfires when her child is raped by her white teacher. Nanny’s daughter gives birth to Janie and then disappears forever leaving Nanny to raise her granddaughter.
Daniel was orphaned as a result of Roman oppression. His father, in an attempt to save his brother from imprisonment for failure to pay harsh Roman taxes, was caught and crucified. His mother died from grief. His younger sister, once sweet and open, is thereafter terrorized by fears and demons. Daniel and his sister are left in the fate of their poverty stricken grandmother, who apprentices Daniel to the local blacksmith.
There was a heated gun fight and three of the thieves ended up dead, but Tom got away with Mattie. He declared to the marshals from far away that if the marshals tried to rescue her he would kill her. The marshals had no choice but to withdraw. Tom took her to his hideout and was told to then stay there by his boss, Ned, while him and his thieves rode off to another hideout. He agreed and as soon as the thieves left Mattie attacked Tom and tried to run but Tom caught her.
The young Clara stumbles upon her sister's autopsy and afterwards, terrified, stops speaking, believing her premonition had caused her sister's death. Rosa's fiancé, a poor miner named Esteban Trueba, is devastated and attempts to mend his broken heart by devoting his life to uplifting his family hacienda, Tres Marías. Through a combination of intimidation and reward systems, he quickly earns/forces respect and labor from the fearful peasants and turns Tres Marías into a "model hacienda". He turns the first peasant who spoke to him upon arrival, Pedro Segundo, into his foreman, who quickly
Proctors wife has been convicted of being a witch by Abigal and the towns men are about to take her away and Proctor stands in front of them and says ,“Youl’ll leave her out of sight and out of mind mister!”(202) Also when he is in the court house trying to save his wife and admits to having an affair with Abigal ruining hiss own name to save his wife. “I have known her sir!...God help me I lusted” (miller 221). Proctor throws his reputation away to save his wife. In Act five John Proctor threw everything that’s happened becomes a noble man. When he’s talking to his wife and makes the decision for himself “John Proctor: what should I do woman!”... “I’m sorry John it is not my decision John” (Miller 239).
Celie is a woman who from the young age of 14 was raped, had to children by her daddy, and lost her mother. Nobody in the world loves Celie but her sister Nettie. To Celie’s dismay Nettie has to run away after being nearly raped by her father, and Celie’s new husband known as Mr.____. Mr.____ continuously beats and emotionally abuses Celie through the story. Celie begins to fall in love with Shug Avery Mr.____'s mistress who is known as the towns whore while this happens Mr._____'s eldest son Harpo falls in love with Sofia.
Poseidon is mad a odysseus because he blinded his son the king of the Cyclops Athena disguised herself as an old friend of odysseus, then as a captain among the soldiers, then as the son of anchialus and an old friend of odysseus. Athena advises telemachaus to look for his father. If he finds his father he kills the suitors if not they have a proper funeral and his mom can remarry penelopie says that she cannot choose a husband until she finishes weaving which she unravels each night An omen is a sign of what is to come Zeus sends eagles as a sign Athena took the shape of telmeachus and gathered a ship and crew. Nestor has opinions of odysseus Nestor was amazed when he realizes that telemachos’s companion is Athena he says telem.
At last her strategem was discovered, and the suitors were enraged. She promised to marry the man who could bend her husband's great bow. None of the suitors could do this but Odysseus, who had returned disguised as a beggar. With the aid of the strung bow, Odysseus slaughtered the suitors and then revealed himself to Penelope. In another legend, however, Penelope was not faithful to her husband, but slept with one or all of
In Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird, Jem harms Mrs. Dubose by destroying her camellias. In anger over something she said about Atticus, Jem destroys every flower or bud in her garden. Scout goes after Walter Cunningham, an unassuming youngster who inadvertently gets Scout in trouble when she tries to explain to her teacher why Walter will not accept charity. She also has it out with Cecil Jacobs once in defense of Atticus, but at another point walks away from his insults so as not to disappoint her father. Scout pays back her cousin Francis for nasty comments he makes about Atticus by punching him in the face, though the reader can sympathize with her need to punish him for his mean streak and his manipulation that gets Scout into hot water when he blames her for the entire incident.