“Janie saw her life like a great tree in leaf with the things suffered, things enjoyed, things done and undone. Dawn and doom was in the branches” (Hurston, 8). Through her relationships with Logan Killicks, Joe Starks, and Vergible Woods (Tea Cake), Jeanie learns major lessons about life and living it for herself. In her first marriage to Logan, Jeannie learns that material positions cannot make a loving relationship. Even though he owned land and had and a big house, material things could not begin to fill the emptiness that Janie felt in her marriage.
The plan works perfectly, and although Winnie is in trouble at home, she knows she did the right thing. Many years later, Tuck and Mae come back to Winnie’s town to see what has happened to her. They find her buried in the town cemetery. She married, had children, and lived a long life. Although Jesse is sad he and Winnie will not be together now, they are all proud of her for making the choice to not live forever.
She basically questions his man hood at one point and and claims she would slay a baby for him. In return this motivates Macbeth to man up and slay Duncan. To make sure Macbeth goes through with the homicide Lady Macbeth gives him incentive , " We fail/ But screw your courage to the sticking place/ And we'll not fail..."( Shakespeare 1.6.59-61). She states that if
These traits helped her to overcome being stereotyped and ultimately her overcoming these stereotypes made her symbolic in her journey to the doctor’s office. In the story by Eudora Welty she states that “Phoenix went to the town to get medication for her grandson who had swallowed lye two to three years ago” (274). Phoenix walked miles every time which showed how much she loved her grandson. James Saunders states that “Phoenix is alive and has being successful in her errand carried out by love” (70). Only a person who has love would travel miles without thinking what others assume the journey was truly about.
She asks’ her sister Ismene to help her give him the burial he deserves. Creon the king of Thebes made sure that if anyone was to bury Polynieces was going to be stoned to death. He felt as if he was a “traitor” to Creon who killed his own brother in a civil war. Antigone was caught in the act of burring Polynieces by the sentry, now she is sentenced to be buried and killed. Antigone and Rosa Parks have a different encounter with the law and how they are punished for what they have done.
I say this because just like in The Hunger Games, with how the Capitol is convinced that their actions are justified, Medea has herself convinced that her act of filicide is completely justified. Her mentality is that of revenge. She believes that because her husband Jason has broken his oath to her, it gives her the justification for committing a mass murder. To exact revenge upon Jason she decides that she is going to murder his soon to be bride, the bride’s father, and at last her two children. In the book, after Medea talks about what she will do to the princess she tells the chorus “ I will kill the children—my children.
Eleanor Roosevelt Anna Eleanor Roosevelt usually called Eleanor was a very heart filled woman. She cared about everyone but mainly worked hard for the disadvantaged and the poor. Eleanor matured fast and lived her younger life very independently, considering her parents died when she was awfully young. Eyes and Ears, was what many people were reminded of when they thought of Eleanor Roosevelt. She was Franklin’s eyes and ears after he was diagnosed with polio, a severe disease that paralyzes you.
She spent twenty years without her husband, and despite the severe grief she continues to successfully raise their son and keep Ithica under control. She uses her strength and intelligence to keep from marrying the barbaric suitors who fill her home. She convinces these men that she will marry once she has finished her tapestry, but every day she makes the tapestry and every night she
Abigail Williams is a beautiful young girl that is motivated by her love for John Proctor. For example, when Betty awakened from her slumber, Betty tells Abigail, “You did, you did… You drank a charm to kill John Proctors wife… You drank a charm to kill Goody Proctor!” (148). This shows Abigail’s jealousy towards Elizabeth. Abigail would go to any extent to find a way for John Proctor and herself to be together without his wife Elizabeth being in the picture. Abigail and John Proctor are alone at the time,
Rose died on August 30th 1672 a honored woman and is represented wearing a crown of roses. Rose lived her life around believing that her heart belonged to Jesus. She loved him so much that she didn’t want to be recognized for her beauty so she would try and get rid of it. Saint Rose of Lima I believe was a