John Proctor Helped his friends be successful and cared for their safety. Proctor says “ You are the high court, your word is good enough! tell them i confessed myself; say proctor broke his knees and wept like a woman, but my name cannot!”. In the quote John Proctor does not want written proof that he was a witch because he wants to protect his friends and not throw them under the bus. This means he cares for his friends and is truly a good man.
Janie disliked the rag, but said nothing because it please Joe. Janie would do anything to please her husband's. Hurston shows this through her text, “This business of the head rag irked her endlessly. But Jody was set on it”. This not only reveals the willingness Janir has to please her husbands, but also resembles the power her husbands had over Janie.
Consequently, they vocalized their opinions to Creon; making him short-tempered and depressed. He soon gave into peer pressure along with anger and introduced an alternative punishment for the two sisters. Creon said, “Oh, it is hard to give in! But it is worse to risk everything for stubborn pride.” Though he tried to make a change, in the end he was still unhappy because his wife and son died. Ismene would not be punished since she did not commit the crime and Antigone received banishment to a small cell as an alternative to death.
Because I cannot have another in my life!...How may I live without my name?” John Proctor's exclaims “That he cries of his whole soul” But he is willing to confess to a few officials, but he is not willing to append his name publicly to this false confession. His reputation is so important to him that he chooses death by hanging instead. Elizabeth Proctor is the epitome of the quote “Cold hands, warm heart.” Although she may not have provided a warm home-life for her husband. John Proctor, she remains good, moral, and composed throughout the novel. However it is these qualities that leads to the annihilation of her exceptional reputation when she is unknowingly put to a test that will determine not only her own fate, but also the future of John, and many others who have been accused of witchcraft It had been predetermined by John.
The quote shows evidence of what Elizabeth is feeling towards her husband. In comparing both sides I believe that Elizabeth Proctor is not guilty. All she wanted to do was protect her husband, which shouldn't condemn her. Any body pressured in that kind of situation would lie to protect the one they love. She also did nothing wrong to Abigail and was tormented by Abigail and the other girls for supposed witchcraft, which we all know she did not do, Elizabeth was known for honesty and
Despite how tense their relationship has been after Elizabeth found out about the affair, Proctor and Elizabeth still hold strong mutual feelings for each other. When Hale came to arrest Elizabeth under the charge that she had assaulted Abigail through the poppet that Mary had brought home with her, Proctor defended her vigorously by declaring the statement: “I will not give my wife to vengeance!” (Miller, 77). The vengeance that Proctor refers to in this statement is Abigail and her determination to replace Elizabeth as Proctor’s lover. This statement is evidence that Proctor is trying to protect Elizabeth from Abigail’s clutches and prove that he is loyal to his wife. Likewise, when Elizabeth is brought before Danforth to verify Proctor’s confession, she lies to protect her husband, whom she refers to as a “goodly man,” from suspicion (Miller, 113).
In the Southern gothic tale written by William Faulkner, A Rose for Emily talks about a girl who is closed off from society due to an overpowering father. Emily’s father earns the role of antagonist because of the way he negatively affected Emily growing up and leaving her a dead flower. He drove away potential suitors for Emily which indicates the level of control he had not just on her, but on her love life. Her father did not let Emily make natural connections with the outside world, causing her psychological damage. Leading her to revert to a childlike nature and live in a life of reclusion, even after his death.
Absolutists believe what is “right” is always right and what is “wrong” is always wrong; however, relativists accept that what is right or wrong is considered right or wrong depending on the individuals, groups, societies or cultures. Based on relativism’s view, “those acts approved of by society are good; those that are socially frowned on being bad” (Shafer-Landau, 2010, p. 183). They think we should not judge a society that favors the raping of young girls or women. If such action is socially approved in that particular society, it is a good thing (Shafer-Landau, 2010, p. 183). Even if a widely supported norm will be catastrophic to a society, it is the appropriate thing to do if it is socially accepted.
She talks with the people just to fulfill her time and passions keeping her chastity and integrity intact. Whereas, the Shoemaker is a timid. He is afraid of all things like priest, women, and society around him. He doesn’t want to the mouthpiece of everyone in the town because of his wife. In order to avoid all this, he left the town leaving his wife alone to her fate.
The words of a women were not completely disregarded as unimportant or insignificant, at least not legally. If a woman is being abused or neglected by her husband, then she has the right to leave him. However, this right is only granted if the woman has been “careful” and is not at fault. It a woman wishes to leave her husband but has wasted her house and neglected her husband, not only is she not allowed to leave him but she is actually supposed to be thrown into the water and killed. If a husband neglects or abuses his wife, there is no mention of killing him; the only consequence for abusing his spouse is that she is allowed to divorce him and get her dowry back.