Once Abigail was caught in the forest by Parris she immediately went into a frightful panic at her fate the next day. She told Betty blatantly, “Betty, you never say that again!’ ‘Shut it! Shut it”(Miller 19)! Betty is being controlled by the crushing power of fear on Abigail 's back.
Martha is self-aware, and disposes of human-like characteristics such as determination, perseverance, stubbornness, curiosity, creativity, etc. She could be defined as a subversive character, who seeks to go against the grain. She rebels from her cow duties, and seeks to accomplish greater deeds, like the cow-women who came before her, including her great-great-grandmother. She is obstinate, as can be seen through her numerous repetitions, which are employed throughout the picture book; Martha’s stubborn ultimatum: “No moon, no milk”, is a direct reference to the title, as well as the key hurdle which Rob must be resolved if he wishes to get milk.
In both Rash and Unwind, the heroes Bo and Connor respond to their settings by rebelling against the government. Both of these heroes have a hard time staying out of trouble which plays a big role in thasem deciding to rebel. Connor is always getting in trouble which is part of why his parents signed his unwind order. He wants to escape.
It is in this same intimidating mood that the girls follow her lead in beginning to call out the names of who they "saw" with the Devil at the end of Act I. Her dominance continues as the play advances and the girls are required to attend court and follow Abigail’s order. They all start pretending as if they have a special ability to identify those who are
Obsession, an idea or thought that constantly keeps invading one’s mind, sometimes leading them to do terribly foolish things. This is proficiently depicted in the short stories “The Tell-Tale Heart” by Edgar Allan Poe and “The Possibility of Evil” by Shirley Jackson. In “The Tale-Tale Heart”, the protagonist was so strongly obsessed with the old man’s vulture-like eye and hated it with such a great passion, that he decided to take the old man’s life. Similarly, in “The Possibility of Evil”, Adela Strangeworth was so excessively addicted to helping stop spread “evil” in her town that she did not realize that she was being intrusive and invading peoples personal lives. Even though in these two stories tackle different things the main character is obsessed over, the main idea of harming other peoples lives because of their strange obsession remains the same.
In the beginning, Mary and her friends danced in the woods, but they are caught by Reverend Parris, and afraid they will get in trouble, two of the girls pretend to be afflicted by a witch. The two seemingly afflicted girls send widespread chaos through the town, and the remaining girls have to figure out what to do to get the attention away from their dance in the woods. Mary is understandably terrified as she is a rule follower and has never broken a rule in her life. Mary knows that “the whole country's talkin witchcraft!” (Miller 1107).
Imagine being stranded in the most bizarre place on Earth alone and with nothing to survive with. In the two excerpts, we will be talking about, they both share the same basis stated above with its protagonists. The two excerpts we will be talking about are the stories Hatchet and Julie from the Wolves. Both protagonists, Miyax from Julie of the Wolves and Brian from Hatchet are both stuck in the wildness and have to solve difficult situations to survive at the very least. In the excerpt, Julie of the Woods by Jean Craighead George, Miyax is stuck in the outskirts of the cold wilderness in Alaska with no one after her father has not returned from sea.
(Pancake 352). Bant goes off exploring and discovers that all there was dead trees, and other components of the once beautiful mountain. Bant lowers her body onto the fill, when she discovers “Was it worse to lose the mountain or the feelings that you had for it?” (Pancake 356).
“...The hunting accident...the leg had been literally blasted off” (O’Connor 484), this sentence mentioned by the author symbolizes Hulga’s personality, because when something very valuable is taken away from someone and they are aware of it, but are not able to react to it, it could change a person drastically. Hulga could have been a totally different women if she had her leg, that’s why the author decided to give her a wooden leg. In the story the author mentions how Hulga does not care about her appearance at all. When she goes on a date with Manley Pointer she wears a dirty white shirt, applies Vapex as perfume, and never smiles. “...
(I.465-472). Seeing Abigail cry, it suggests that Abigail’s affair with John Proctor has influenced her behavior in jealousy and lust as she strives for nothing more than her love for John Proctor. By only being heartbroken, Abigail is not to be fully blamed for the hysteria within the town as her actions are only based on desperate attempts to win John Proctor over, and no intentional harm whatsoever. However, on the other hand, Abigail cannot be excused with outside forces making her the way she is due to the fact that she has clearly had a choice in most of her decisions and actions throughout the witchcraft crisis. When Mary Warren, another girl involved in the forest incident, enters the court, she explains to Danforth, the judge, that the girls are lying and are only pretending to see spirits.
Second, Lennie depends too much on George for everything. Third, if George does not kill Lennie, Curley will. From the beginning it is easy to see that Lennie causes trouble for George. In the first chapter George and Lennie run away from Weed since Lennie reaches out and grabs a woman’s dress and she starts screaming. They are chased out of town by the police.
She wanted to be the good loving wife that he knew she could be. Most importantly, she wanted Abigail out of their lives
I 'd love to give it up. Quit. But I can 't think of anything else to do, so I keep chipping away at it" (p. 78). This shows how she wants the tree to be a perfect "strong old oak tree" and if it is anything different, it seems dead to her. This quote could be used to infer that she is picturing a perfect version of herself and because of what happened to her, she will not be that perfect version of herself that she wishes she could be.
“Don’t worry- I got you.” He begins running in the opposite direction of her campsite- of her group. She tries to tell him to stop, to turn around and go help her allies but she can’t find her voice. Dark spots begin clouding her vision, one spot- two spots- three, she takes one last breath- praying that her group gets out safe before her whole body relaxes and everything goes black.