Medea surpassed the regulations by murdering her family and the ones with higher status. Jason degraded his status by not being able to obey the regulations that were placed on him. He was unsuccessful in taking care of his family and understanding his wife and children. It is extremely shocking and unforgivable if a woman took revenge on her husband through murder in a society where women were always looked down upon. But the whole society overlooked Jason’s actions of betraying his own family and blood in secrecy.
Elizabeth was bound to hang, until John Proctor’s guilt came into play. “My wife will never die for me…,”(p. 1311) this quote shows that he knows what is happening is because of his actions in the past. He feels guilty for what happened and knows that it is his responsibility to end the madness and save his wife. John Proctor affected his wife immensely with his guilt by confessing lechery and then acting as if he hates
When she is in trial for Tea Cake 's murder, she is comforted by a fellow white lady and ironically has the whole black community of men against. Hurston, till the end leaves us readers with men being against and criticizing woman. Hurston utilizes race to show a form of feminism, which men are always against woman and not sympathetic with them, despite the color of the skin. However, at the end Janie states “So Ah 'm back home agin and Ah 'm satisfied tuh be heah. Ah done been tuh de horizon and back and now Ah kin set heah in mah
Abigail and Elizabeth are two different characters with different personalities but Miller criticized how they both do selfish things when they are guilty. Elizabeth lied to save her husband when telling the truth would have helped the town. Abigail also lied to get herself out of a certain situation like with the accusations and the scene in the court. Both of these characters motivation, John Proctor, drove them to the extreme to earn the man they both love. These two characters did not like each other, in fact Abigail was screaming in the woods “death to goody Proctor.” Elizabeth saw Abigail as a liar and vengeful girl who did not deserve a man like
When Proctor wants to prove how bad of a person Williams is, is when he decides to tell the truth about his affair to the court. When Proctor confesses, the judge, Danforth questions Elizabeth Proctor, she denies it. All she wanted to do was to save her husband's reputation but indeed she just made the situation worse. With Hale being present to, he realises her motive for lying only to protect her husband, but Danforth’s suspicions only rise. Given this state, Williams only appears stronger in the story line and convinces Danforth that she and the others girls are being attacked by Mary Warren's spirit, while Proctor ends up in
This author includes this to show that they thought Curley's wife only wanted something from the men. The reader can infer that the men thinks she is desperate because it says she probably gives the stable buck the eye. No one really respected Crooks because of his color. Therefore, when the men say that, they are basically calling a her a “slut”. Throughout the novel of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck, the author reveals that there were false expectations based on gender through the character of Curley’s Wife.
Consequences The parents and Friar Lawrence caused Romeo and Juliet’s tragic death. For example, both sets of parents continued the ongoing feud, knowing how negatively it affected the society and themselves. In fact, if the Capulets and Montagues did accept Romeo and Juliet’s love in the first place, then Romeo and Juliet wouldn’t have to commit suicide. Friar Lawrence’s actions contributed to their deaths, too. He failed to give good advice, and even inform both, Romeo and Juliet, of his plans for them to reunite.
The story opens with Mrs. Wright imprisoned for strangling her husband. A group, the mostly composed of men, travel to the Wright house in the hopes that they find incriminating evidence against Mrs. Wright. Instead, the two women of the group discover evidence of Mr. Wright’s abuse of his wife. Through the women’s unique perspective, the reader glimpses the reality of the situation and realizes that, though it seemed unreasonable at the time, Mrs. Wright had carefully calculated her actions. When asked about the Wrights, one of the women, Mrs. Hale, replies “I don’t think a place would be a cheerful for John Wright’s being in it” (“A Jury of Her Peers” 7).
This is shown by the quote ‘he could, he could have kept her on instead of throwing her out. I call it tough luck’. This quote is saying that Eric doesn’t care about any other women because he is treating them in the wrong type of manner for example ‘he treats them like they are prostitutes or people of the street’. There is another point that stats ‘Changed by the events in the play’. This is shown by the quote ‘I know I’m to blame – and I’m desperately sorry – but I can’t believe – I won’t believe – it’s simply my fault that in the end she had committed suicide hat would be too horrible’.
This is an example of Dramatic Irony because the reader already knows that John has confessed to adultery, but Elizabeth doesn't so she lies in hopes of protecting his reputation. Elizabeth's attempt in maintaining John’s Power caused her and John to both have bad reputations, and resulted in John being out on death row. from this, more chaos in the community is created because of more deaths of significant characters, leaving the town to run with orphans and rotting from lack of order. In the text, Irony is used to really create a lot of the conflicts in the