Weakness

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Weakness

Gertrude
“Frailty, thy name is woman!” [Br. Lit.: Hamlet]
Henry VI
dominated by queen and vassal; shirks responsibilities. [Br. Lit.: Henry VI]
John, King
without grandeur, strength, or any regal quality. [Br. Lit.: King John]
Milquetoast, Casper
the original “Timid Soul”; afraid of calling soul his own. [Comics: Horn, 663]
Mitty, Walter
epitome of weak-spirited man. [Am. Lit.: “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” in Payton, 448]
musk
traditional symbol of weakness. [Plant Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 176]
Pilate, Pontius
yields to clamoring of Jews, hands Jesus over. [N.T.: Matthew 27:24–26; Luke 23:16–25; John 19:1–16]
Warren, Nicole
relies on Dick for stability and identity. [Am. Lit.: Tender Is the Night]