Although John Proctor had an affair with Abigail, he still cares for Elizabeth deeply, As a result, Proctor choice to reveal the truth of his affair in order to save his marriage and his loyalty. In act I Proctor states ” I am only wondering how I may prove what she told me…. Elizabeth: If the girls a saint now, I think it is not easy to prove shes fraud, and the town went so silly, she told it to me in a room alone----- I have no proof for it ….. Elizabeth: You were alone with her…… Proctor: for a moment alone, aye. (page 51 ) . Proctor reveals his faults to his wife who he truly respects despite the fact that he had failed the woman he loves but, because of his affair he wants to be trusted, he realized that he is losing respect towards himself due to his
From the beginning Stanley has doubted Blanche, this is seen as he went through Blanche's things with Stella, questioning her belongings, “has she got this stuff out of teacher's pay?”(2.33). Stanley continues to impose his reality onto Blanche, which causes her more anxiety relying more and more on herself to create more of an illusion by creating an admirer for herself, saying that she ended it with Mitch because she does not deserve “deliberate cruelty”, and crating this alter ego for herself as being pure. While Stella is in the hospital, he and Blanche are left alone for the night as she continues bragging about her admiration coming from Sheep Hunt Leigh and how she just got a wire from him. Stanley catches her in her life, finally tearing apart Blanche's illusions. Although Stanley has been a threat to her through his suspicion and empowering masculinity over her, the last scene is where he finally takes final control over her, or symbolically where reality has a final triumph over her illusions.
This author includes this to show that they thought Curley's wife only wanted something from the men. The reader can infer that the men thinks she is desperate because it says she probably gives the stable buck the eye. No one really respected Crooks because of his color. Therefore, when the men say that, they are basically calling a her a “slut”. Throughout the novel of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck, the author reveals that there were false expectations based on gender through the character of Curley’s Wife.
One of the main examples of denial is through Brick who denies his sexuality for Maggie, Big Daddy, and himself. He is trying to please everyone in the family through ignoring how he feels, which leads him to drinking his sorrows through liquor. It is not the fact that he does not love Maggie it is that he can not love Maggie due to loss of attraction. He is denying himself for Big Daddy only to not disappoint him because he is the son. He loves Big Daddy and to tell him the news while he is on his death time would leave Brick to the thought of Big Daddy dying in disappointment through his son.
Gatsby is not the only one with twisted views as a result of unfaithfulness. Myrtle, George’s wife, is cheating on George with Tom in the book made clear here, “Wilson? He thinks she goes to see her sister in New York. He 's so dumb he doesn 't know he 's alive" (26). George suspects the cheating, but never truly discovers what is going on before she dies.
These relationships seem to be some of only good things Mrs. Reilly has going on in her life. He despises them because they give Mrs. Reilly ideas about how to deal with his behavior. When he hears this he tells his mother things such as “Are you speaking with that Battaglia strumpet ?” (Toole 300). Ignatius constantly becomes furious when he overhears his mother speak on the phone with Santa. Ignatius also completely detests his mother's romantic relationship with Claude
For example, “ let us get hold of the property,” said he, consolingly to himself, “and we will endeavor to do without the woman.”(P.234 Irving) This demonstrates how Tom jumped at the chance to deal with the devil after his wife died because he didn't want to makes wife happy and he didn't want to share the wealth with her. It shows how Tom walker doesn't like sharing things with anybody. Additionally, In “ Snow White
In the novella of Mice And Men, although the men on the ranch are threatened by and hate Curley’s Wife, she is actually harmless and treated unfairly by them. Furthermore, George is assuming that because she comes across as a flirt she is a woman who will get men into trouble. According to george, “I seen ‘em poison before, but I seen no piece of jailbait worse than her. You leave her be.” (Steinbeck 32) George states that because he is assuming that because she comes across as a flirt she is a woman who will get men into trouble. He is just assuming and stereotyping women and not meeting the real person.
When Proctor wants to prove how bad of a person Williams is, is when he decides to tell the truth about his affair to the court. When Proctor confesses, the judge, Danforth questions Elizabeth Proctor, she denies it. All she wanted to do was to save her husband's reputation but indeed she just made the situation worse. With Hale being present to, he realises her motive for lying only to protect her husband, but Danforth’s suspicions only rise. Given this state, Williams only appears stronger in the story line and convinces Danforth that she and the others girls are being attacked by Mary Warren's spirit, while Proctor ends up in
Again involving Crooks, he is pessimistic with any dream as shown when he tells Lennie, “You’re nuts.”(Steinbeck 70). Crooks doubts all Lennie says about the dream. Steinbeck uses Crooks to represent the people in life that will tell one not to do things because they never got what they wanted. In addition to Crooks, Curley’s wife plays the same role, “‘He was gonna write to me about it...I never got that letter’”(Steinbeck 84) Steinbeck uses Curley’s wife to relay the message of not to trust anyone with a dream and to do everything you can to get the dream by oneself. He uses Curley to communicate a specific message about the American Dream.