"Abigail, I have fought here three long years to bend these stiff-nerved people to me, and now, just now, when some good respect is rising for me…": This shows that Parris cares about what people think of him in Salem. Paris is scared that someone is trying to to kill him, take his spot or , ruin his reputation or many other things. Reverend Paris's daughter Betty was dancing in the woods naked with Abby and his slave. Paris did not know what was wrong with his daughter at first. Later when he finds out what she was doing he makes sure people keep it on the down low before rumors start spreading.
I get awful lonely. [...] “You can talk to people, but I can’t talk to nobody but Curley” (86-87). Lennie is hesitant to talk to Curley 's wife because he is afraid George will get mad. The ranchers thinks of Curley’s wife as “tart” so they do not engage with her. The men do not want to talk to Curley 's wife because they know Curley will get mad and fire them for talking to her.
She walked around the men working, avoiding her husband at all costs. She used manipulation to get into the men's heads, especially Lennie’s. The author makes the reader assume that Curley's wife does not have any worth to anyone by not even revealing her name. Although throughout the novella, Curley’s wife is looked at as a bad person, Steinbeck tries to change the
In addition to Gilberts struggles there are also some diversity issues with Arnie’s mother, because of weight gain she has been laughed at and pointed at by the people in her town, that when she passed her children does not want to humiliated again so they burn the house down. I chose to focus on the lack of knowledge and empathy the people in the town had regarding Arnie and his disability, with consideration of the time era in which the movie was filmed. The way the sheriff handled Arnie while taking him into custody and also the doctor’s thoughts on Arnie’s life span. The diversity issues were present well in the film, I watched the movie when it first came out and I can say now that I have expanded my knowledge I am able to see the issues presented in the
This interpersonal conflict created a negative toll on the two characters and because they lacked the “strategies for managing conflict,” they ended up fighting in the “Pandoran War.” Another example of interpersonal conflict found within the film was when Jake Sully had to tell the Omaticaya clan and the girl he fell in love with, he was initially only there to infiltrate their clan and report to the corporals. Thus, they knew he was aware of the destruction that was coming to their home and the fact he betrayed their trust; he was then bounded by the Omaticaya clan and told he “[would] never be one of the People.” Thankfully, after proper conflict management, he was able to regain the Omaticaya clan’s trust and help aid in the Pandroan war against the
Because of that Curley’s wife desperately desired a person she could talk to. In the story, while the ranch workers were off playing a game and Curley was busy, Curley’s wife decided to approach Lennie, a mentally impaired man with superhuman strength, and confide in him disregarding the potential risk on her life when being around a mentally unstable person.“I never get to talk to
But he couldn´t wait to get going, for it all to be over.” (Page 3 line 99-102). It´s clear that the boy is so stressed by his mom and dad arguing, that he just wishes his dad out of his life so that his mom will stop thrash talking his dad, and therefore he forgot his compass. The father probably just forgot his compass since he hasn´t been able to relate to his son following the divorce. Apart from those symbols Elizabeth Baines also uses female horses out in the wilderness with the father and the son. The horses symbolize feminism, and are strongly rejected by the father, but in the end they finally get their grip on the boy, “For years to come, though, in his dreams the boy will see their wild fringed eyes and feel the deep thudding of their hooves.” (Page 5 line 169-170) Since the father has given up on his son the boy will merely be raised by his feminine mother in the following
George has no money and no control over his wife. Everyone seems to walk all over his, as if he isn’t even there. I think George knows that his wife is not happy, but he chooses to ignore it. However, when he finds the dog collar and figures out Myrtle is cheating on him, part of his anger shows. He thinks he can fix his marriage by locking his wife up and taking his wife to leave town.
He’ll be wasting his time and mine too…..” (Pg.10) Mama Elena refuses Tita’s pleads, and it is clearly evident that Mama Elena does not fit into the stereotypical role. In fact, after Pedro arrives at the ranch, he asks Mama Elena for Tita’s hand in marriage. Generally, the suitor would ask the father or the male figure, however, the absence of Tita’s father allows Mama Elena to make decisions. The author depicts the masculine traits within Mama Elena as a way to show that not all women fit into the typical stereotypical role. Although the author portrays Mama Elena as a domineering, and fierce woman, there are several underlying reasons for this.
For instance, the men on the ranch speculate that Curley’s wife intends trouble and an affair because she is constantly looking for the men on the ranch in the bunkhouse or stable, places she has no business in without her husband. However, Curley’s wife confesses her everyday life when she tells Crooks, Old Candy, and Lennie that she enjoys talking to them rather than talking to nobody (Steinbeck 78). In addition, she discloses to them that Curley gives her little regard and that she loathes staying in their small house all the time. As a result of the lack of attention she receives, she utilises her young and seducing looks to obtain it from any body. Steinbeck writes Curley’s wife as isolated like the lonely ranch men that come and go which appeals to the readers’ feelings.