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
Not only is her mother unfaithful to her father, but, “with any luck, they’ll be too busy arguing to glance up” at Isabel and her date indicating an unhappy marriage. This whole opening passage filled with the negative qualities of her family is ironic as she explicitly reveals every secret she desires to keep from her new date despite her efforts in avoiding her family. Additionally, Isabel and her new boyfriend, as well as Isabel’s parents, are watching a “Spanish domestic drama”. This is ironic because the event de Botton unfolds is a domestic drama in itself. According to Encyclopedia Britannica, a
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. The amount of sexism and discrimination of women was explicit. Curley’s wife just wanted to fit in without being judged. She never found what it was like to be truly happy because he life ended to short. Perhaps if people put gender aside, Curley’s wife could have lived a longer
Steinbeck uses word choice, tone, anaphora to highlight the juxtaposition between Cathy Ames and Abra Bacon to illustrate how evil and goodness change the perspective about their inherent point. For instance, Cathy Ames was one of the character who standed out in the novel, which made the audience aware of who she was and is a big comparison to other characters throughout the book. Adam told Charles that him and Cathy got married. Which makes Cathy leave to the bedroom and closing the door. Charles say negative things about Cathy “She’s no damn good, I tell you.
Mariam is married off to a disgusting man named Rasheed and he mistreated her just like her mother treated her. Rasheed then gets another wife and things for Mariam and Rasheeds new wife, Laila , don't get off to a great start. Mariam is told to take Lailas orders, but upon one of Laila and Mariam's first conversations with each other Mariam gave a crude tone and let it readers know that “I was here first and I won't be thrown out” (225). Mariam believes that Laila will get rid of Mariam and this causes disagreement and tension between the two. Mariam later opens her eyes and realizes that Laila isn't an enemy and forgives Laila for trying to get her thrown out.
Throughout the play, every character is exposed to the poison that has spread in the castle. The outcomes becomes fatal for each and every character but has mostly impacted the innocent Ophelia. At the beginning, Ophelia is a innocent beautiful women who is obedient to her father and brother as they believe that she should not be with hamlet. Laertes her brother tells Ophelia, “ If with too credent ear you list his songs/ or lose your heart
People’s appearance can sometimes trick a person into their true identity. In the film, “Get Out” by Jordan Peele, the character Rose is introduced as a charming girlfriend, but at the end, her true form is revealed causing a life and death situation. This movie is based on how an interracial couple is going to visit Rose’s parents house. The irony falls there because she knows exactly what it is going to result at the parents home and her boyfriend, Chris, is going to be the victim. Although the knowledge that is out there about White people not liking African Americans and doing bad things to them, now in this movie it's seen as if the Whites want to be them.
Abigail's action reaches further than just Elizabeth, she uses the Salem Witch Trials to put out all the resentment she has toward everyone. Similarly to how the lust overpowered Abigail morals, Elizabeth Proctor’s love for her husband slowly consumed her morality, which leads to her to lie in the house of court. After John Proctor and Abigail Williams lechery prior to the play. It had created the leading emotion of jealousy and mistrust Elizabeth has for Abigail. Elizabeth Proctor shows signs of jealousy because she still believes that some of her husband's reluctance is rooted in the fact that he still has feelings for
Just His Wife In the past, women were expected to be maids, housewives, beauticians, and school teachers. With the increased popularity of feminism, women are becoming recognized as equivalent to men. In the novella Of Mice and Men, there was only one woman on the farm. The woman, Curley’s wife, was always disrespected, all of the men on the ranch always thought that she wanted to cheat on her husband. Curley’s wife accurately portrays the treatment of women in the 1930s.
The tarantella dance which Torvald insists she does represents Nora’s frustrations with being oppressed over matters that wouldn’t be an issue if she were a man. And, one of the more significant symbols in A Doll’s House, the door slamming shut after Nora leaves in the last scene. Slamming the door is leaving her role as wife and mother, shutting that part of her life away in time to open up a new door of freedom to find her individuality and identity. Both writers use literary devices very well, however Chopin expresses her symbolism in a subtle but conscious way which enhances her critique in a way Ibsen’s does not. Ibsen portrays Nora with a childish air that undermines her decisions no matter how strong they