The girl, eventually wins the heart of the invisible being through her selflessness. The man then restores the girl’s beauty. The theme of this story is enduring while; the traditions and beliefs of the Native American are being used. This story was very dramatic with the illustrations that they put into your mind. “the two older sisters were very vein and cruel…[they made the girl do all the house work and charred her face] pg.” The story really shocked me.
The poem is written from the point of view of the betrayed sister, left alone without her loved one. So we are told of her anger and rollo-coaster of emotions as she comes to terms with the devastation her sister has caused. The speaker states that even if she ‘had not been born at all He’d never have looked at’ Maude, hinting that it was Maude’s jealously which lead her to snitch on her sister. The first stanza shows a lot of outrage that the speaker feels towards Maude. It is opened with a rhetorical question, ‘Who told my mother of my shame, who told my father of my dear?’ This shows that the poem is a direct curse towards her sister Maude and has an intended audience.
For example the “evil” stepmother, Margarethe’s actions performs are inherently evil, and rude towards her stepdaughter, but because she is a widow struggling to ensure that she and her two daughters survive. This novel challenges the fairy tale idea that the most physically appealing character has the most interesting personality and has the most interesting story to tell. Clara is kept hidden in her home first by her mother and later by herself. As a child, she was kidnapped and held for some reasons, but she believed she was captured by water-spirits and turned into a changeling. After her mother dies,
Artemis has him locked away only to please her every need. If he even looks at another with lust she will abuse him in terrifying ways. While she seems to be sincerely sweet sometimes, things with Artemis never really run easily when it comes to her. She goes from hot to cold within seconds, and can take her healing hand and rip Acheron’s heart and body to pieces with a single thought. She feels as though she has ownership of him simply because he chose to give his love to her in the beginning of their relationship.
In the extract Cleopatra is believed to be in love with Mark Anthony and shows a one sided love. Her undivided love to him is shown to be her weakness because her vulnerability is expressed and this is what Plutarch shows in the extract. ...'for here was a mistress who was utterly devoted to him alone, and he was killing her'... (Kilvert, S I. (trans) (1965, p320) Plutarch: Makers of Rome, Harmondsworth, Penguin). The use of the word 'mistress' explains her role at the time.
Suppose Hester never met Dimmesdale? According to Hawthorne, Chillingworth is the worst sinner in the novel. The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne is about a young pure woman named Hester Prynne. In the novel, her marriage to Roger Chillingworth led to her wrong doings of the sin adultery. A symbol of a scarlet “A” was placed on her chest as a constant reminder of her mistake.
English 1A Medea Journal Entry Euripidies’ Medea is a tragic Greek play in which the main character Medea takes horrible revenge on her husband for leaving her to marry a princess. I really liked how modern a play Medea must have been for its time. Most of Greek literature and culture is centered on masculinity but in Medea we see a woman who although crazy stands up for herself in a male dominated world. As the play progresses her blind rage transforms Medea from a helpless victim, to crazed child killer. Medea is introduced as a miserable ranting wreck.
Antigone , a true and more convincing heroine , is able to die proud of her actions while Othello can take only horrific regret to his grave Antigone 's tragic life has been predestined by her parentage she asks her sister Ismene .can you think of any of all the evils that stem from Oedipus that Zeus does not bring to pass for us , while we yet live (Sophocles 181 . She is the progeny of a noble house ruined by sins she had no part in her nobility will not allow her to leave her brother unburied . Asking Ismene for assistance , she tries to raise the point . There you have it , she proclaims , soon you will show yourself as noble both in your nature and your birth , or yourself as base , although of noble parents (182 By contrast , Othello , the Moor ' thus a valued , but outside commander considers his nobility to be of his own design : I fetch my life and being from men of royal siege and my demerits may speak unbonneted to as proud a fortune as this that I have reached (Shakespeare 11 . However , early on his arrogance seems to intrude on his
Antigone, Oedipus’ daughter, is left with a difficult dilemma between state and family. In the end, she chooses family. Antigone is truly a tragic hero, because her arrogance leads to her eventual downfall. At the start of the play, Antigone is Oedipus’s’ daughter. Oedipus suffers his own tragedy in the stories before this one.
Her unsuccessful and violent father moved the family many times, and her older brother was favored by her grandfathers’ will. By growing up in this type of household, she thought that marriage life was dangerous for women. As she grew older, events in the lives of her family and friends only strengthened her views that marriage was often hazardous for women (Miller par 3). This influential time of her life proved to be for the better: this pushed Mary toward self-educating and to write. In her novel, “Mary: A Fiction” (1788), a women dies from fever after she accepts the hopelessness of her life.