The normal punishment for Hester’s sin is death but inevitably Pearl is atrocious because Hester’s punishment is simple. Dimmesdale and Hester’s sin is that of great trouble and has to be punished. Dimmesdale, with the fact that Pearl looks like him, and Hester with the fact that she has to care for a mischievous child. Hester also fears for Pearl for the reason that she is evil when she was born. “[T]he evil which she [inherits] from her [mother] must be great indeed, if a noble woman [does] not grow out of this elfish child.” (62) Pearl is born out-of-wedlock and adultery.
To begin with, Sethe’s decision on killing her child was reasonable and understanding because she did not want her children to be trapped in the life of being a slave. The reason for which I say that is because according to Morrison’s novel Beloved the text says, “‘I told Baby Suggs that and she got down on her knees to beg God's pardon for me. Still, it's so. My plan was to take us all to the other side where my own ma'am is’ (Morrison 116).” This means that Sethe preferred death over slavery. She had planned to kill her children and then herself as well.
Friendships between women when unmediated by men in a mother and child relationship create difficult decision-makings and ways of life, yet friendships between friends are less complicated and stronger without them. The mother and child relationships greatly affect the identity development in the kids. As seen in the community, the mother-child relationship is important in the sense that the mothers help shape their children’s future and aid them while understanding the world. Eva was a good mother from the beginning. She always wanted the best for her children before taking care of herself.
Reacting to your newborn when they are crying, smiling, or laughing builds a strong connection of trust. Interacting with your newborn creates a strong bond and nourishes the baby’s growth and development. Feelings of tiredness, stress, anxiety, and overwhelment will all affect the way you bond with your baby that first time. Many statistics show that it takes a bit more time to bond with your baby after having a Cesarean Section than after a natural birth. There are a variety of barriers that can stand in the way of a mother bonding with her baby but overall mothers who give birth naturally bond faster with their newborns than mothers who undergo a Cesarean Section.
ego. Her action also lets the readers know how death drive is connected to the dynamics of the family. In simple terms, Sethe does not handle the consequences well and she wants to be inflicted with pain by her daughter for what she has done and she doesn’t complain about it because she wants to be punished. But according to Freud and his Eros and Thanatos psychoanalytic examination, Sethe is driven by guilt i.e., her state of mourning exceeds its limit beyond and she tries to accept the reality of the loss of baby Beloved for the past 18 years but she denies her baby girls death. Her inability to move on gave life to her thoughts, eventually that became Beloved with soft hands and feet with no cracks.
Jane perfectly fits the criteria of a confidante because she is optimistic and sanguine, in which she can provide Elizabeth a different, more positive, approach to her problems. The author uses Jane Bennet to portray a paradigm of a young lady in England during that time period, where marriages depended on money and family relations; she is a counterexample of Elizabeth because Elizabeth is more rebellious and against the status quo of the time period, whereas Jane would gladly fulfill her parents’ decisions for her. Although she might not be aware of it, Jane actually proves to be remarkably essential in Elizabeth’s engaging with Mr. Darcy; whenever Jane and Mr. Bingley are together Elizabeth and Mr. Darcy have an opportunity to converse and, ultimately, fall in love with each other. Elizabeth seems to be a more realistic character than her benevolent sister, Jane. Elizabeth is able to scrutinize and recognize that people are definitely deceiving and limited.
Thirdly, Marquis concludes from the last two premises and says that if you kill a fetus then it is prima facie seriously morally wrong of you. By killing off a human being’s potential values it is cruel, especially to children because they are defenseless. Then, Marquis asserts that if fetuses and adults are in the same moral categories then the fetus can only be aborted if there is a serious moral concern. In the beginning, Marquis proclaims that there are special cases like rape and the mom’s life being threatened that it would override the “moral wrongness” of abortion. So if the premises that Marquis stated above are all true then we ought to accept his conclusion.
However, the princess is oblivious to Medea’s plot; she will accept the gift for its beauty then meet an unexpected, agonized death. The image of pain and agony elicits our sympathy as well. Medea presents her most perverse speech when she explains how she will kill her own children then flee Corinth. Alone, these acts provoke pure disgust, but Euripides has developed Medea’s character as a coercive force; we still sympathize with her for her plight, yet we also hate her for her decisions. The women of Corinth try to persuade her away from this morbid choice, but their arguments are ineffective.
Sympathy is felt for Antigone because she was punished for take a stand for what she believed to be the right thing. Unfortunately the risk she took was going against her uncle Creon, who so happened to have power over her. It was a tragic situation that Antigone was to be killed for such a ridiculous crime. Although Antigone should not have been punished for that law she had broken, she was willing to accept her death sentence. She said to Creon, “These laws- I was not about to break them, not out of fear of some man’s wounded pride, and face the retribution of the gods.
Then, it follows as such that Medea could be seen as a heartless and illogical women, willing even to sacrifice her children for her husband’s misery. Her actions inspire fear from the male audience, reaffirming the idea that independent women were dangerous. However, due to this reason, it becomes infinitely more difficult to decipher Euripides’ true intentions. Thus, Euripides is often characterized as a misogynist, though “ many of his portraits of girls and women show them in a wholly admirable light” (Flaceliere 217). Medea is a loving mother and wife, who had sacrificed nearly everything for her husband.