Is John Proctor the man who has it all figured out? No John may seem like he is the man that is figured out, but when dug deeper that is not the case. Proctor in the book The Crucible plays the tragic hero, an honest, upright, and blunt speaker, he is a good man, but has a secret. Proctor shows him finding self-discoveries about himself, like how much he loves his wife, self-respect, and peace with himself. John Proctor loves his wife, this we already know but Proctor learned how much he loved her and what he was willing to do as mentioned in the play.
Throughout the novel , A Wrinkle In Time , Meg proves to be a character who shows shyness, learns confidence , and understands courage . Throughout the novel , A Wrinkle In Time , meg shows shyness. Meg was thinking about herself but meg was not thinking of herself very highly of herself. “-- a delinquent , that[‘s] what [I] am , [meg] thought grimly” pg.1 . Meg is really lonely and so she thinks that she is not good enough to please everyone.
“As if!” there are still stereotypes of women. Society has getting better with trying not to stereotype women, but after studying the movie Clueless, the stereotypes that were shown in the movie still exist today. For many years women have been told that they have to fit a certain image for our society’s needs. From a woman’s perspective, there are many expectations that are held and are impossible to be met. From a young age, girls everywhere are being told that what they’re doing is never good enough.
Even as readers, we do not know everything there is to know, especially when dealing with Jay Gatsby, but what we do know still manages to be contradicted by the complicated character of Daisy. It is recognizable that Daisy continually denies reality for her own convenience within her individual relationships mainly involving Tom and Gatsby, which deal with Tom’s affair, the situation of Gatsby, the feeling of regret following the realization of her first love, and her past of loving Tom. To start off, it is known that Daisy chooses to contradict many things going on in her life. In this time period, it was not uncommon for married men to have affairs with other women, while the other way around was not acceptable. When reading this novel, we
Rebellion in The Handmaid’s Tale Imagine not being able to do what you used to do because some actions are forbidden in this new society. In the Handmaid's Tale, Gilead is a dystopian society where people are limited to certain actions. Throughout the story, Offred’s actions are rebellious because she has broken so many rules. Atwood demonstrates that restricted expression leads to rebellion by showing the Commanders and Offred’s affair developing throughout time and the actions of both characters. The Commander and Offred’s relationship is non-existent at first, but then it develops over time.
Edgar's best and only expression of love is in his proposal of marriage. Heathcliff assiduously asserts that he loves Catherine, but neither man can prove so convincing as Catherine does when she tells Nelly that Heathcliff is "more myself than I am" (Ch 9, pg 68). What Heathcliff does possess is a cutting insight into others. His evaluations of many characters are unerringly accurate. One obvious example is his ability to see Hareton and Linton for what they really are despite the reverse natures that have been imposed upon them.
The search for independence can be a tedious task and individuals may go their whole lives looking for it and being unable to find it. This is true for that of Lily Bart in The House of Mirth written by Edith Wharton. Lily is not content with the life she now lives and craves an independent lifestyle where she does not have to rely on others for social and financial support. Yet by further analyzing the text Lily’s search for independence leads to her ultimate demise. In the first chapters of The House of Mirth Wharton establishes various conditions that Lily desires.
Confusing love A lot of people can’t make up their mind about a bunch of things that happens in their life.What to wear,who to hang out with and even what to eat. But not a lot of people are as unsure as juliet. Juliet’s tragic flaw is being indecisive, and not knowing what to do in the moment.She faces a bundle of problems, in such a small about of time it is preposterous. resulting Juliet in sticky situations, such as relationship problems and she is really unsure what to do. Juliet is also easily persuaded in her decisions.In Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, Juliet portrays her tragic flaw as indecisive and unstable.
The inspiring story of Nora Helmer in the play A Doll’s House uncovers the strict roles of women in society and explains how those stereotypes should be broken. Throughout the story multiple themes are present. In the late 1870s the roles of women in society were very strict and Ibsen made that one of the main themes in the play. In the beginning of the play Nora talks with an old friend. As the two catch up Nora says, “...a time will come when Torvald is not as devoted to me, not quite so happy when I dance for him, and dress for him, and play with him” (Ibsen, Act One).
Brotherhood. The quiet approval beamed from one male to another” (Morrison 37). Desdemona believes that Othello knew what Iago had been planning and he just went along with it because they had a connection of brotherhood. Othello agrees with the sentiment when he tells his tale of violence with Iago. He only says the word “we” not “I” which shows their teamwork and effort.
Adah is a cynical person who never fully experiences life. Adah speaks little to nothing in the beginning of the novel because “When you do not speak, other people presume you to be deaf or feeble-minded and promptly make a show of their own limitations.” (Page 34) As Adah grows older, however, she loses her negative viewpoints she had when she was younger. After overcoming her health issues, she was born a new person. Her voice in the novel is used to desensitize us--then surprise us. Leaving us thinking about our easy lives, which we have made a place we rid of issues.
Even if I had not read this story before, I would have picked up on the fact that this singular point would be a catalyst to the rest of the plot. 2. At the beginning of the novel, Tom describes himself as a very tolerant man who often moves people who generally keep to themselves to open up to him without much effort. Tom prides himself on reserving his judgment of others until he takes time to observe and get to know them. This is a quality he is obviously proud of as he makes a point to describe his habits surrounding this quality in depth.
Abigail was given an opportunity to tell the truth of her accusations when Mary Warren opposed her, but she did not, and continued on her devious ways, not letting go of her previous mistakes. It may be that Abigail believed that it was too late to correct her mistakes, but in the course of reality, it is never too late to correct past faults. Abigail fails to come to this realization, and continues to play victim in order to manipulate the court. Everyone, no matter their class or where they are from, goes thru tough times, but the difficult times of the past cannot be used as an excuse to cause
One of the quote that Margo says relates to the theme of identity, this is when she says “I’m not pretty. Not close up, anyway. Generally, the closer people get to me the less hot they find me.” (Margo, Chapter 4) Margo likes everyone to know who she is, her identity is put out for the world to know. But the thing is on the inside she doesn’t actually know who she is. But when people get close to her, they realise she isn’t the person they thought she was, her life looks messy and not put together like everyone thought.
I wait for that to happen to me, but I find myself stuck. I didn’t how to start writing because I kept over thinking that whatever I had thought already was wrong.Thesis:For me, the best author that provided me with the most valuable information was Anne Lamott’s “Getting Started” because she gave me ways of how I can begin to write when I have zero ideas as to what to write, how and where to write it. This chapter served as a guideline for whenever I find myself struggling with writing. I even looked back at it with this assignment because I was feeling insecure as to what I was writing. 1st Body: Whenever I get an essay assignment I begin to stress.