There are many reasons that could have cause Abigail to seek revenge and act out in such a way that put everyone’s life at potential risk. Abigail’s past has a lot to it, as revealed when Proctor visits Salem and runs into Abigail who expresses her anger and jealousy towards Elizabeth. When Betty and Ruth (who are also young girls) are supposedly diagnosed with the ‘devil being inside of them’, and people come to the conclusion that witchcraft has taken a negative impact on them, John Proctor ends up visiting Salem to figure out what is going on. As John Proctor is leaving the town of Salem, he runs into Abigail who is still looking for trouble. Before John Proctor and others visit the household, Abigail confesses to dancing in the woods, but also expresses her hate towards Goody Proctor, who is John’s wife.
The author of the story crucible develop both character similarities and differences through figurative language, theme and irony. So as can see elizabeth and abigail don't see eye to eye, especially with the proctor situation. Which created more tension between everyone. Abigail and Elizabeth are very different people with the same motives of getting things the way the want. Furthermore, elizabeth see herself as an honest christian women.
Instead of Abigail finding a way to distress the situation, she violently attacks Betty. Then Abigail threatens all of the girls that if they confess to anyone, she will “bring a pointy reckoning that will shudder you”. Even though Abigail’s threat did work, it only worsen her situation.
When Abigail is accused of witchcraft, she confesses and in order to take blame off of herself, she accuses many others as well. This sparks hysteria and conflict in the society that ends up costing people their lives. Many characters play a part in the outcomes in the story, however, some do so with more impact. Women in The Crucible are able to take power in their society as they find ways to influence and manipulate those in authority. Two women in the play that display this ability are Elizabeth Proctor and Abigail Williams.
many aspects of everyday life including in families, relationships and friendships, the workplace, in selling, and in a variety of other settings.” Moreover, manipulation is a great art of the book The Crucible. Abigail used the idea of a witch, which is extremely socially unacceptable and a great fear of Salem, to sink fright into their hearts and minds, causing many to go on edge of almost
This statement shows her that Abby likes her newfound power and will let no one take it away and power-hungriness is a villainous trait. The scene that truly shows Abigail as the villain, is the scene where she leads accusations against former accuser Mary Warren when she tries to admit to faking the fits, driving her insane to the point that she rejoins the accusers. Even knowing the weakness of Mary, Abigail screamed accusations : "Oh, Mary, this is a black art to change your shape. No, I cannot, I cannot stop my mouth; it's God's work I do. "(Act 3, Pg.115).
The final example is at the beginning of the play Abigail threatens all of the girls. “Let either of you breathe a word, or the edge of a word, about the other things, and I will come to you in the black of some terrible night and I will bring a pointy reckoning that will shudder you” (1268). She told the girls if they did not go along with her plan she would kill
Abigail Williams proclaims “Let either of you breathe a word...and I will come to you...and I will bring a pointy reckoning that will shudder you” (pg. 1137). She says this to all the girls, so that she won’t have to face the consequences, that she knows could end her. This quotes sets off Abigail Williams’ character as a selfish villain. Towards the end of The Crucible, Proctor shames himself and confesses of having affair with Abigail.
Maya understood that her grandmother won because she kept her faith and self-respect, providing a powerful example for Maya. The grandmother was smart and respectful because she ignored them instead of get mad and beating one of them. Also Momma addresses the girls with respect, demonstrating her maturity. She shows that, even though these girls may be above her on the social level, she is better and stronger than they are in education. she has good self control she knew how to control the
Hester, having lived among a Puritan doctrine for so long, cannot help but be influenced by it, and although she did what she did out of love, she does see her act as a sin. She is self-aware, penitent and rather dutiful to the puritan society and she bears her punishment according to the dogma humbly. For the seven solitary years, it is told that “Hester never battled the public, but submitted; uncomplainingly ...she never raised her head to receive their greeting. If they were resolute to accost her, she laid her finger on the scarlet letter, and pass on” (Hawthorne 92). Yet, she never succumbs to the community’s thoughts about her.
She always saw the good in whatever situation and turned it around. While Jeannette took the time to question almost anything, she also took the time to understand the beauty of everything. This quite perfectly foreshadows the ending to her book. Throughout The Glass Castle Jeannette is facing a battle of creating a pleasant outcomes for each and every tribulation she faces, trudging through the miserable times, but she always wonders what the point of that is if she is just going to end up disappointed again. However, while Jeannette is having this conversation with her mother, she is reminded that her story is not over.
Teaching Pearl these lessons for her to be wiser and better is Hester caring for Pearl. If she was not caring, Hester would not bother passing her lessons on to Pearl. All in all, Hester should be able to keep Pearl because Pearl is the only thing Hester has in life, Pearl is a blessing and a retribution, and Pearl saved Hester. Hester may not be the best mother, but Pearl will be able to learn from her mistakes to be wiser and better. Therefore, Hester should be able to keep
Tatiana responded well to the intervention. Tatiana continues to make progress towards her goals. Tatiana participate in self-talk. Tatiana complete the worksheet. Tatiana listed her hurtful moves as, being very critical of her peers, saying negative things to people, sneaking out of the house, blaming someone else for her reaction to anger situations, feeling resentful towards other people, yells and use profanity and feeling she has the right to do things.