No one had told me that before. She is initially so submissive that she does not consistently have her own voice; the narrative alternates between Ist and IIIrd person.
Weldon provided the reader with the perfect revenge story to rival Medea; but instead of a strong and over-the-top justice-ridden end, it concludes in an ominously dull fashion.
The essays in our library are intended to serve as content examples to inspire you as you write your own essay. Because revenge is an action being taken due to a specific offense, Gollwitzer found that what makes revenge satisfactory is based on the notion that revenge aims at delivering a message to the offender and to make him understand that what he or she did was morally reprehensible Gollwitzer She feigns the incontinence of the old woman and because of the strict rules she has to leave the facility.
She left him after 2 years and the marriage ended. Ruth commences her elaborate revenge by burning down her own home and dumping her surly children with Mary and Bobbo.
For a time, then, the novel offers the satisfactions of melodrama, in which the downtrodden rise up and are vindicated. At 13, I was old enough to have an inkling of what the rest of my life might hold in store, and young enough to be impressed by even the most obvious of observations on how the world works.
Once she had achieved everything she had set out to do, Ruths happiness and satisfaction from doling out her revenge seemed distant and emotionless.