Transitioning to Act Three we see a side of Elizabeth that wouldn’t expect which would be dishonesty to save John from his death. Elizabeth being known through Salem for never telling a lie, is asked to tell the truth about John committing adultery so they can both be free. “I came to think he fancied her. And so one night I lost my wits I think, and put out on the highroad,” (1148). From that quote she broke her streak of honesty because she couldn’t tell if John wanted her to tell the truth, so she lied to court about John not being a lecher.
Cebastian Renteria Ms. Gianola English 11th period 6 The Crucible Abc’s Book Adultery- An example of adultery is when John Procter turned on Elizabeth while she was sick for a long time. When John Procter turned it was with Abigail their former servant. Betrayal- An example of this is when Mary warren was willing to help John Proctor prove that Abigail and there rest of the girl were making false accusation. But then all of a sudden she betrayed John by saying that it was true then accused John. Corroborate- An example of this is when Elizabeth supported the decision of John going to hang on a false statement.
Chillingworth shows forgiveness when he tells Hester that he wronged her first, and that the scale between them hangs fairly even. He believes that he was wrong first when he married her, and told her that he wanted no revenge on her for her sin. Hawthorne uses Chillingworth’s determination and forgiveness to show that people view others in many different ways. Later in the the
It is said that telling the whole truth may jeopardize you, the other person, andthe relationship. This is true because in season one Alison and Aria catch Aria’s dadhaving an affair with another woman. Now that they knew the truth about her dad theyhad the choice of keeping silent so her mom does not get hurt about her husband havingan affair.2) Lying: The text states that lying is a breach of ethics. It also talks about the “benevolentlie” which is as unmalicious, or even helpful, to the person to whom it is told. This dramashow has millions of lies within it.
The novel scarlet letter was written by Nathaniel Hawthorne. He wanted to expose the immorality that was committed by two parents of a daughter called Pearl. Nathaniel's novel explores the hypocrisy in puritan societies. The novel tells a story of Hester Prynne and her daughter. Hester having committed adultery and tries all what she can so as to ensure that she live of repentance and dignity.
Yonge to Her Husband,” Mary Wortley Montagu discuses marriage and adultery. Montagu is facing major issues with her husband. She is married but she has an affair with someone else same as her husband they both cheating on each other, but she is the one who is facing the situation and got the punishment. She wrote this letter to show how unfair it is for her to be treated this way and she is saying one of the reasons when she wrote at the poem: “Think not this paper comes with vain pretense/To move your pity, or to mourn the ‘offense” (1-2). We understand her absence of choices: grieving, not able to discover any solution.
Although, John decides to come clean to god, John Proctor confesses to adultery in front of the court, ruining Abigail's plan to expose him for a criminal. John has been filled with guilt ever since Elizabeth Proctor found out about his affair so when her life was at stake, John knew he had no other choice but to turn himself
The switching of perspectives made the book have a messy feel to it. Vanessa brought up the point, a little while after someone mentioned the murder, that honoring family and virginity is culturally related, as opposed to religiously. I agreed because if the Vicario twins’ motives were reasoned by religion, Santiago Nasar’s punishment would, most likely, not have been the same. It was then brought up by Zoe that social class plays a big part od Santiago’s murder/death. Because Vanessa made the point that Angela Vicario lied to her brothers that it was Santiago who took her virginity because him being wealthy should have protected him.
Character can be broken despite how strongly it is shaped. In William Shakespeare’s tragedy, Othello, Othello was a brave Moor who was quick to marry his lover Desdemona. His sinister ensign Iago deceived him into believing his loyal wife had committed adultery. Although Othello believed the alleged accusations, he also gave up his moral character to Iago. Regardless of the lack of trust from Othello, Desdemona did deceive her father prior to the situation.
In the “Scarlet Letter,” Nathaniel Hawthorne portrays hypocrisy of the Puritan society, where the protagonist Hester Prynne face many consequences of her actions and the how she tries to redeem herself to the society. During the seventeenth puritans believe that it is their mission to punish the ones who do not follow God’s word and it is their job to stop those from sinning. Therefore, the hypercritical puritan society punishes Hester harshly for committing adultery, but in Hester’s mind, she believes that what she did was not a sin but acts of love for her man. Eventually, she redeems herself by turning her crime into an advantage to help those in need, yet the Puritan society still view her as a “naughty bagger.” (Hawthorne 78) The Puritan society thinks that it was their job to punish people who committed crime severely because they believe they were doing god’s work. They persecuted Hester for committing adultery while they are blinded by