In simpler terms, anyone who dared to speak against that concept, would be hated by the people of Hillsboro. Because of this, Rachel felt pressured to follow her father’s rules. If she failed to do so, she would be an embarrassment to him. Rachel’s love for Cates was stronger than the fear she had of her father. In order to prove her love, Rachel finally stood up to her father’s harsh
Beatty 's motives were to protect himself from higher powers, revealing that people will do almost anything to protect themselves or people they love. In the book Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury, after driving to Montag’s house, Beatty asked him to burn it down. Some would say that this was Beatty’s challenging Montag or that Beatty was doing right and protecting himself. However if Beatty had not taken the calls and burned Montag 's home down, he would have had consequences for disobeying the rules. The government in the book had been brainwashing their citizens into believing books were bad for society and were constantly distracting them.
Adultery was such a terrible sin to be committed in mid-seventeenth century, especially within the puritan community. Hester wanted to protect the father of her child because she knew that if everyone found out Dimmesdale was the other part taker in this crime then, they both would have been killed but Dimmesdale, being the minister, helped and saved her by letting her off easy, thus wearing the scarlet as her punishment. When she first realizes what the letter is capable of, she does not like it and is ashamed for herself. The townspeople would treat her very differently as well as talk rudely about her. In chapter twenty one, the narrator states, “Her face, so long familiar to the townspeople, showed the marble quietude which they were accustomed to behold there.
By disobeying these laws lead to the criticism of others and often lead to people thinking that they are immoral to disobey the laws that are set in order to protect the land. This often leads to controversy among people on whether who is right and who is wrong. In the play Antigone by Sophocles, the character Antigone can be seen as immoral because of her defying the orders of King Creon, but Antigone receives sympathy due to the injustices of her brother, Polyneices, not being buried
Due to the people “perceiving Sethe as a monster for having killed her child, the community projected its own guilt for its complicity in that act" (Winsbro 152). The refusal to publically own up to their guilt the people hold for not warning Sethe, creates a separation between Sethe and everyone. This in turn adds to shunning created by the fear the community holds against her. After many years of alienating Sethe’s family the community was informed of the reasoning behind Sethe’s action. They then understood why Sethe had killed her daughter.
People were beaten and killed. The inhumanity also made him lose something he kept so dear, his religion. Overall, there is a lot that can be learned about humanity and inhumanity in Tuesday with Morrie and in Night. Even though the darkness of inhumanity can cast a shadow over the world, one must not falter to it and let one’s humanity shine
Hester Prynne reached redemption by doing good deeds and making people see past her sin and see who she really is. Arthur Dimmesdale did not achieve redemption because he spent too much time worrying about his reputation. Thus, leading to it being too late for him because of his death. Roger Chillingworth finally redeemed himself after his death when he left Pearl his inheritance. It was something that no one saw coming, because Pearl was the spawn of sin and Chillingworth was seen as the devil.
The society without knowing the intentions encounters such innocent beings creating them a monster that they were never before. Knowing that beauty is regarded with outer flight of the imagination still it s much praised. It is a fact that the heart that is beautiful tends to make happier than the face that is pretty. The suppression of an individual is very hurtful as the society isolates the individual provoking them to be the monster that they once thought
His anger made him do things without thinking, which could end up harming him. His fear of being thought weak made Okonkwo do everything he could to appear more manly, which could end up with him harming himself or others. Because of his vulnerabilities, Okonkwo’s downfall was his own fault. Due to his anger, Okonkwo beat his wife during the week of peace, violating the rules of the week. He also killed Ikemefuna because “[h]e was afraid of being thought weak.”
Hester 's punishment was made public so she could see she had sinned and would repent. The government ruling the town would do this so she would come back to the church with pearl. People today that commit adultery wouldn 't publicize what they did, They would 've kept it a secret. In both ways the adulterers are punished but in different ways. Present day people that commit this usually lose their spouse, become judged but those that know them, and would have an unbearable amount of guilt.
He is totally a liar. He uses religion to scare people. Many of the people in Salem, especially John Proctor dislikes him .He knows that he has many enemies so he thinks that a faction is trying to make him go away from Salem. Parris fears of an anything related with witchcraft.
Change and adaptation are necessities in a growing community. In the novel “The Chrysalids” by John Wyndham, lack of change and diversity in Waknuk causes unnecessary sufferings, which later on leads to their own destruction. The Waknukians obsession over purity and the true image of God prevents them from thriving as a community. Their fear of change causes the betrayal of their loved ones. Eventually, David overcomes old traditions to embrace his abilities and diversity - a quality that many Waknukians do not possess.
John Wyndham’s Warnings to Society In the middle of the twentieth century, many novel-catastrophes were written. The Cold War and the associated arms race frightened and inspired the best writers, including John Wyndham. What did those writers want to tell us, the future generations? Can it be their warning to modern society?
Both novel The Chrysalids by John Wyndham and the film "X-Men: First Class" by Matthew Vaughn tell a thrilling and interesting story about mutants and people with supernatural powers. The Chrysalids revolves around a city named Waknuk in Labrador, many years in the future after God sent tribulation which vaguely represents nuclear destruction. Many people started to show abnormalities like an extra toe or extra long limbs, including the animals and plants. To the people of Waknuk, anything that isn't identical to the True Image Of Man is considered a blasphemy and is banished. The story follows a young boy named David Strorm with telepathic powers and the book follows him through his struggles.