This quote explain to the guest that why Macbeth has acted in that way, and how Lady Macbeth hide her husband’s fear of the ghost. In act V scene1, 50: Lady Macbeth is so upset about the fact that they committed such a horrible crime and she can’t erase it. And that is not what she felt at the beginning of the story, she says:
After failing to 'save' her children from the schoolteacher, Sethe suffered forever with guilt and regret. Guilt for having killed her "crawling already?" baby daughter, and then regret for not having succeeded in her task. It later becomes apparent that Sethe's tragic past, her chokecherry tree, was the reason why she lived a life of isolation. Beloved, who shares with Seths that one fatal moment, reacts to it in a completely different way; because of her obsessive and vengeful love, she haunts Sethe's house and fights the forces of death, only to come back in an attempt to take her mother's life.
Throughout the play Blanche repeatedly hears Varsouviana Polka in her head, nobody else can hear it. The Varsouviana Polka symbolizes Blanche’s paranoia and guilt, the death of her husband was the instigator of her troubled path. However Banche may also feel guilty for the death of her husband because the tune of the Varsouviana Polka suddenly increases when Blanche tells, she told her husband that he disgusted her. The audience understands that she is still struggling with her past and sees this as a justification for her selfish behaviour. When Blanche was younger, she lost her husband to suicide and she lost Belle Reve because several relatives died.
The governess's desire to see him and receive his reassuring approval conceived the ghost of what was later revealed to be Peter Quint she believed she had seen. Later in her climax of interaction with her ghosts, the governess is afraid that the master will come home, for she is fearful of what he will think of her. ... ... middle of paper ... ...d in the governess's eyes. After feeling she had lost Flora to the ghost, when in reality the governess had scared the child to death, Miles still shown to be a ray of hope for the demented governess. She refused to leave him alone and began to become angry and suspicious of his corruption when he would ask of his desire for schooling.
She turns to Freud’s defence mechanisms as methods of enduring the agony that she faces, which subsequently lead to her alienation. The defences become a habit for Abigail, and she is portrayed as a selfish person during her affair with the detective investigating Susie’s death, and later on when she decides to leave her family for eight years to take care of her. In the end, she recognizes her faults and her mistakes and moves back home to amend her neglect for her family. Abigail is able to let go of Susie and let go of the childish desires that caused her to walk away, confronting the negative results of her dependence upon Freud’s defence mechanism.
In the poem “Gretel in Darkness”, the author Louise Gluck writes based off of the classic Brothers Grimm fairytale “Hansel and Gretel”. Gluck visualizes herself as Gretel, seeing and feeling from her point of view after being faced with her terrible encounter with the witch. Gretel is distraught and feels as though no one is there for her or cares about what she is feeling. She is overwhelmed with this certain sensation of darkness. Darkness is a word filled with a strong meaning.
Blanche lost Belle Reve but, moreover, she lost the ones she loved in the battle. The horror lied not only in the many funerals but also in the silence and the constant mourning after. One cant imagine how it must feel to lose the ones they love and hold dear but to stay afterwards and mourn the loss of the many is unbearable. Blanche has had a streak of horrible luck. Her husband killing himself after she exposed her knowledge about his homosexuality, her advances on young men that led to her exile and finally her alcoholism that drew her life to pieces contemplated this sorrow that we could not help but feel for Blanche throughout the drama.
The Selfish Misery of Home Burial Robert Frost's poem "Home Burial" is an intriguing portrait of a marital relationship that has gone wrong. Though at first glance it may seem that the cause for the couple's trouble is the death of their child, closer reading allows the reader to see that there are other serious, deeper-rooted problems at work. The couples differences in their approach to grieving is only the beginning of their problems. Many of the real problems lie in the wife's self-absorbed attitude of consuming unhappiness and anger. Her outlook on her life and marriage is so narrow that she winds up making both her husband and herself victims of her issues.
Miss Havisham herself was abandoned at the alter, and since then has frozen time at the exact hour before her marriage. She is one of the characters who are created to show to readers how all they do is feel misery and wish misery upon everyone else. She could have a lot, but instead she makes up lies for Pip, rules for Estella, and nothing to change her own sad and depressing future, so you see how people give up their entire lives so easily. One of the characters that probably goes through the toughest time is Pip, who suffers not only emotionally, for his not platonic love for Estella, but economically as well, for being a failure as a business man. He was eluded in the whole Estella situation by Miss Havisham, which probably made the pain sting even more when he found out she was to marry another man.
Many people come from a haunted past, leaving indefinite scars in their memory. This causes permanent numbness in their hearts and leaves them with nothing but isolation from the their loved ones. These damaged memories can later flood the individual causing him/her to create an enemy within themselves. The internal scars within a person stay hidden; however, certain circumstances may draw out he/she hidden past and shows him/her to the world. In “Lady Lazarus” and “Tulips,” Sylvia Plath creates a theme of darkness through imagery of death and sorrow that reveals the sadness she feels due to her haunted past.