Abigail threatens the girls knowing that they will listen. As a result of, Abigail gains tremendous power and influence over the girls and their actions, this is seen in pages 114-123, where Abigail pretends to see Mary Warren’s spector and the other girls join along. Nonetheless, Elizabeth has a good reputation of a Godly and honest woman in the town of Salem. This is shown on page 81 where Elizabeth willingly goes with Cheever because she knows who she is and is faithful that her character, reputation, and that God will save her. Elizabeth is always true to herself and doesn 't hide from who she truly is.
Aubrey knew what Laura Hansen was like when Laura said “I’m trying to help you. Haven’t I always tried to help you” (378). Aubrey is able to realize how Laura is just trying to make Aubrey think that she is helping her, but instead Laura just wants to use her power of invisibility to the benefit for her own needs. Aubrey’s “vision of truth” has proven to be a unique ability she has captured by being around people of all kind. On the other hand, Aubrey recognized Jack as a true friend when he said to her that “You need to be careful” (297).
Throughout the Harry Potter series, it can be seen that the most significant female character is Hermione Granger. The portrayal of Hermione shows Rowling believes about how women should behave as she is seen as the epitome of girl power (Pham, 2014). Her cleverness are shown throughout the series where she is seen to read and study a lot. Besides being smart, Hermione is known to be brave as she follows Harry’s battle to fight Voldemort by defeating the rivals. Other than that, she is known for being a loyal friend and independent, specifically from boys.
Not only did she show great courage, but she also showed compassion. Malala is compassionate and cares for the less fortunate, she thought of others before herself. She made sure girls were treated the way that they should be. Although she knew it was a big risk, she fought peacefully. She has one goal, the right for girls education, and she will not come down without a fight.
“Whenever you’re in conflict with someone, there is one factor that can make the difference between damaging your relationship and deepening it. That factor is attitude.” William James explains that positive attitude can help in many situations. In “The diary of Anne Frank” by Anne Frank, she keeps her head held high in the Annex and has a positive attitude. A letter from “Dear Ms. Breed” by Louise Ogawa, has a similar response. She stays focused on her work, all while being grateful for what she had.
The author J.K Rowling does a good job of revealing her theme throughout the novel. Rowling sends her message out throughout the novel, with all of the obstacles and challenges Harry and his friends go to. But they stay together and figure things out, they never gave up on eachother. In the end it all came together and they helped out Hogwarts. Personally I agree with this topic because when people are in danger or when something bad is going to happen people usually shut down, but the strong people stand up and fight.
Katniss learns how to be more selfless and not let coming from district 12 define who she is and what she can do. Katniss is a strong, force,and selfless charter who the readers can see a little bit of themselves in her as she develops through the story. The readers also strive to be a little bit more like Katniss everyday because she has the strength and willpower to complete any task that she puts her mind too. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins is an amazing book for readers of all
Later, the Nurse shows us her wisdom by constantly and correctly predicting that Medea will do something ruthless to her children. Referring to Medea, she says, “She’s bound to do something quite serious / before this rage of hers comes to an end” (171-172). The Nurse’s ability to make these correct predictions shows that she is wise and not just a simple uneducated slave. The fact that Medea is about to do something quite serious shows how people can get insane by wanting too much which gives evidence that a life of humility is actually better than that of a desire for
Oprah Winfrey - An incredible example of moral courage Oprah Winfrey once said “Excellence is the best deterrent to sexism and racism.” (brainyquote.com) This statement is a great example of moral courage. Being able to move past those who want to put you down and do it with a smile. Oprah has always shown moral courage, not just in her career, but in her whole life. She is a role model to all. I will state why she displays moral courage, how she relates to Elie Wiesel, the author of the book, Night, and a nobel peace prize winner, and finally how Oprah has impacted me.
Mulan, she is my all-time favorite character of my life. She never gives up on her fate. She does not want to be a background of someone else’s life. She fights against an unjust cultural norm, that women should be obedient and expected to be pretty and quiet like a porcelain doll, and saves her country. Her persistence inspired me to be an independent, adventurous person, no matter any kind of obstacles hinders me to be myself.