Additionally, due to John’s guilty conscience, he also realizes the value and tenderness that his wife brings him. He accepts his misdoings, and never utters a blame against his wife, for his actions. This shows that John is a very humble and prudent man, which are significant qualities of a good man. Next, John demonstrates courage as he comes
A Man's Honor Honor is something that can be earned, lost, and taken away. In the Novel “The Crucible” John Proctor has his honor taken away and attempts to earn it back. He had an affair and is now trying to earn respect from the person he cares about, his wife. John Proctor is an honorable man because he helps people in need, loves his wife and stays a truthful man before he dies. John Proctor Helped his friends be successful and cared for their safety.
Atticus Finch says empathy is based on sympathy, on being able to see another person 's point of view and comprehend why they act the way they do even if it 's hard to agree with it. He is allocating fatherly advice to Scout by telling her that Miss Caroline was probably just trying to do her best in a new environment. This piece of advice supports Scouts development throughout the novel by making her not as agile to judge. Although Atticus is crucial to his children 's growth, he can’t give a “feminine” input which sometimes flaws his parenting, but Lee proves that good parenting requires a person to do the right thing, no matter the circumstances through fairness, perspective, and integrity. Atticus’ fairness displays he is a good parent because he considers that everyone deserves a chance to be understood and have motives for their actions.
Due to his introvertedness, he was not corrupted by the society of our town that was evil. He was innocent. Consequently, I finally realized the motives of Mr. Tate decision. Throughout the past few years in my life, I witnessed multiple people being mistreated even though they were innocent. They were, in a sense, “mockingbirds” being “killed” whenever they were confronted with evil.
Billy Buck is the fatherly man that everyone can’t help but love and trust. In The Red Pony by John Steinbeck, Billy Buck plays the trust worthy, impressive man everyone wants as a father. Billy is very prideful in the fact that he was able to help Jody, the son of Billy’s employer, and be the father Jody wished he had. Billy felt awful when Jody lost faith in him. Billy will also feel a very different emotion, such as pride when his respected elders think him a good man.
She has an inferiority complex and loath herself. However being the masochist that she is, she takes pleasure from being insulted by her sister who is acting as the Mistress(When Claire was insulting her, She replied “I’m starting. I’m starting to fly” Because those insults would heighten the fantasy of revenge for the mistress to be even sweeter. However in real life, her sadistic nature was curb as she could not kill the mistress just as they planned. When all of their plan failed (to poison the mistress) She escapes her reality by imagining herself as a great criminal, because by being a criminal she can be free from servitude.
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.
Emerson’s says, “It is the harder because you will always find those who think they know what is your duty better than you know it. It is easy in the world to live after our own; but the great man is he who in the midst of the crowd keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude…” (paragraph 4). Edna faces this challenge when her father comes into town and scolds her husband saying “ ‘You are too lenient to lenient by far...put your foot down good and hard; the only way to manage a wife. Take my word for it.’ ” (page 98). Edna’s father, the colonel, tires to edify Leonce and his wife 's relationship to keep Edna in line.
Okonkwo’s family relationships make him a sympathetic character because he provides for his family which is what his father could not do and an unsympathetic character because of the constant domestic violence when something is not done to his expectations. Okonkwo shows that he is sympathetic by providing
Reflection: Tell what makes a particular character/setting appeal to you. In the story Kate appeals to me. She is a very warm hearted teen that would do anything to help her friends. When Shep was getting blamed for Grant 's death even though it wasn 't him she was there to come up with information to prove that it wasn 't Shep and that the boys were lying to get the blame away from them. She even risked and lost her job just so he wouldn 't go to prison with Grant 's murder on his record.
Arnold works hard to make his friends. He sticks up to himself and doesn’t bully others even though he has been many times. Another time Arnold is kind to his friend is when he is talking about Rowdy, “It makes me think of Rowdy. I missed him so much. I wanted to find him, and hug him and beg him to forgive me for leaving(217).” He and Rowdy have been friends for a long time and that is because Arnold appreciates him.
Lee uses a somewhat background character to show this in her work. Mrs. Dubose, an elderly neighbor nearing the end of her life, “ was a morphine addict,” but always intended “ to break herself [free of it] before she died” (178). Often times Jem would receive her cold remarks while passing by her house, thinking her primitive and rude, never understanding her hidden constant battle. Upon her death however, he learned that behind all of her snarkiness she was a person with integrity who did not want to be tied down by a worldly substance, and began to see Mrs. Dubose as a person to be respected. Readers in today’s world know how widespread addiction is, and can now see the advantages to looking closer in order to find the true qualities that define the individual.
I have given you my soul; leave my name!” (Act IV pg.1333) He doesn’t want another lie to be draping in his life. Proctor is not a stranger to hard work. He is an industrial man when it comes to his farm. His wife, Elizabeth Proctor, says, “My husband is a good and righteous man. He 's never drunk, as some are, nor wasting his time at the shovelboard, but always at his work” (Act III pg.1310) She is proving that he is not a lazy man and is determined to make his farm as successful as possible.