“’Get out of my castle,’ screamed the queen at the top of her voice. ‘Never show your face in it again, your evil, ugly, beastlike face,’” (395). Having his beloved say this to him causes him to lose it, leading him to jump out of the window. No one knew what happened to him. A couple of years later when Lancelot was living with Elaine, the mother of his child... ... middle of paper ... ...y close friends.
Since the matrons of the sanatorium will not let her contact her husband, the bond that she has found with him is disconnected. She has only herself on whom to rely. The other inmates are completely insane and are useless to aid her in her escape. Maria is not strong enough to leave herself. When the doctor tells her that she is not able to call or leave because she is insane, sh... ... middle of paper ... ...and eventually hunts Ralph.
Clarrisan Vaughan spent so much time planning for a party that Richard did not want to attend. It is obvious that the women will keep themselves unhappy just to satisfy the needs of the men they are involved with. The only person who went against the grain was Laura Brown when she left her son . According to Ebert, Roger "Virginia and Leonard Woolf loved each other, Clarrisan treasures both of her lovers. But for the two in the movie who cannot love, The price is devastating"(3).The effect is shown in how Richie, the little boy became Richard, the man that finally committed suicide to save himself from aids.
Emotionally shut out and neglected by her mother, taunted and teased all the time by her mother and her new husband, frequently called UGLY and told she was not welcome and unwanted. Home life was so bad Clare took herself off to social services and asked to be put into a home but was refused, feeling helpless and life was not living she attempted suicide by swallowing a bottle of bleach. "I felt sick, happy and sad. I was happy because tonight if the bleach worked I would die. No more Tomorrows.
Elmer would beat her and cause her to be injured. Lane writes, “She blamed father for all her loses. Her room was locked each night and Father, drunk as he might have been, never dared to enter it. He might splutter his rage at the door but he never tried to break it down” (Lane 40). These lines indicate how she does not want to be near her husband and how ... ... middle of paper ... ... in life is her sexual being.
Seeing his hopes being destroyed of fathering a son he subjects Mariam to regular and frequent cruel acts of physical punishment. He ... ... middle of paper ... ...d that she becomes completely afraid of Rasheed and makes no efforts at all to stand up against Rasheed. Mariam … for her father for having married her off to a … man thirty years her senior. With the passage of … Mariam … her father and throughout her life preserves since all long she was made to believe that she represented slave. She realizes her wrong of eliminating her father from her life.
Anney was frightened to fail her relationship as a result of her being so dependent on her husband Daddy Glen. If she ever left him she wou... ... middle of paper ... ...o stop all this nonsense, before you make me really mad.” Glen was very controlling and wanted everything done his way. Whenever he got into a fight with his wife or had a bad day, he would inflict his feelings on Bone’s physically and emotionally. When Anney walked in on Glen molesting her eldest daughter, she was torn between her first born and lover. Anney lived in a world where she was a second hand citizen; with her lack of schooling Anney was always depending on a male to take care of her.
Cathy starves herself and after she finally eats she exclaims to Nelly “I’ll die – he’ll be glad –he does not love me at all”, here she’s attempting to show how Edgar doesn’t love her as he hasn’t come to her aid yet. This suggests how love has caused Cathy to exhibit self-destructive behaviour. The point is then furthered by the events of Chapter 11 when Cathy has an incredibly heated argument with Heathcliff and Edgar, when she is described as acting erratically and in a mentally unstable way, Nelly Dean describes how she “She rung the bell till it broke with a twang … it was enough to try the temper of a saint, such senseless, wicked rages! There she lay dashing her head against the arm of the sofa, and grinding her teeth, so that you might fancy she would crash them to splinters!” This extract shows just how extreme the self-destructive behaviour from Cathy is and she shown as physically hurting herself by hitting her head and grinding her teeth, so much so that blood drips on her lips. This self-destructive behaviour has been caused by Cathy becoming this distraught after Heathcliff returned and they had an argument in which Heathcliff claims Cathy has wronged him by marrying Edgar, then ... ... middle of paper ... ...ples thriving on the excitement of dangerous or violent behaviour in the relationship between Heathcliff and Isabella, as seen in Heathcliff hanging Isabella’s dog.
Tina, Lisa’s sister continues to get into more trouble, neglecting her baby, stealing money from her mother Cora, and doing her best to beguile Kevin, Jackie’s husband. When Jackie finds out she is pregnant with the possibility of a miscarriage, she goes to tell Kevin to find a job for the baby’s sake (IMDb, 2002). In the me... ... middle of paper ... ...e black man being nothing but abusive and the other one trying to make it right or the fact that the men in African American families are not the leaders and the mothers are the seat of the matriarchal power (Perry, 2002). Overall, I think the film was decent but perhaps too understated for its time in the early twenty-first century. The overall character profiles were very distinct and ultimately I think that was my downfall.
Sara does not want to return to the terrible oppressive lifestyle she was trapped in before. Instead of giving up her new life, she shoots the "intruder" in her house and puts an end to her husband's reign of terror over her.... ... middle of paper ... ...common and rarely reported. Memories of these experiences often become suppressed because of the personal humiliation and shame women feel about the situation. Notice that, in the movie, Laura never seeks legal retribution for Martin's abuse, all she wants to do is escape. Sexual abuse and spousal abuse are psychologically devastating for women because these are acts that inflict feelings of guilt upon the victim.