Tension rises between Abigail Williams and Elizabeth Proctor because Elizabeth had suspicions of Abigail and kicked her out of her house. Abigail Williams hates Goody Proctor because she believes that Elizabeth Proctor is a gossiping backstabbing liar and she wants John Proctor for herself. One way Abby seeks revenge from Elizabeth is by drinking a charm made by Tituba to kill her. Another way Abby seeks revenge is by falsely accusing Elizabeth of killing Ann Putnam 's babies. When Betty shouts that Abby drank a charm to kill Good Proctor, Abby states to Mercy Lewis, Mary Warren, and Betty Parris, ¨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
(47) This is referring to all the dead babies and how she feels it is someone else’s fault. She accuses Goody Osburn because she is an easy target to blame for her failure as a mother. The Putnams' and the girls all try to use witchcraft as a way to unleash their anger and bitterness upon people so that they feel above
The fact is that because her name was pure in Salem, almost everybody trusted her. Abigail Williams accused lots of people in Salem, even people with a good reputation and good souls; she wanted to save herself so she did wrong things. In act III, she pretend that she was possessed by Mary Warren, repeating everything Mary said. How we can see, she was not a sane woman; after being the good niece from Reverend Parris to being a horrible and pitiless woman. She started the rumors of witchcraft in the whole Salem just to stay with John, doing impossible things to keep herself saved and to keep John.
Katherine Holitik Ms. Smith English I December 10, 2015 Esperanza Rising Approach Paper Summary Paragraph Esperanza Rising by Pam Ryan shows the story of a young girl who had to become a woman when faced with challenges that changed her as a person for better or worse. Esperanza, the main character of the story, was born and raised in a wealthy family in Mexico around the end of the Mexican Revolution. She was a pampered child with little to no stress on her mind besides what silk dress she would wear or picking minor details of her birthday party. When her Papa is killed by a group of bandits, her uncle takes over his land and persists that her Mama marries him. Esperanza and her mother, along with a few loyal servants, decide to make
Many if not most people are confused and are desperate for an answer. As a town full of godly people who fear the wrath of Satan. people are quick to make assumptions. This story falls in the hands of a teenage girl named abigail where the village rides on her beliefs and will arrest whoever is guilty of witchcraft. There is a lot not to like of abigail who was seen in the forest “dancing with the devil” with other girls and the servant of the parris family Tituba who apparently forced abigal to perform the black magic with her.
(Fitzgerald 34) Myrtle married her husband not because she loves him or because he is successful, which he is not, but just to have the title of being married. Her affair with Tom spoils her and enables her to have what she could have only dreamed of. She is clever and does not give up on her life. She was not born into a wealthy family, she did not marry into one, but she found other ways to try to build her way up the
While Beowulf counters and states Unferth had killed his brothers for having knowledge of his mother; his "own close kinsmen"(Unknown lines 505). Then there's the wife, which expressed her feelings of anger toward her husband. For example, she had wished misfortune to fall upon her husband. In addition, difference is
This shows that Tybalt had killed Mercutio because Mercutio hung with Romeo and hated Montagues. This lead to the death of Mercutio. Then leading to banishment of Romeo because he was enraged and killed Tybalt. Readers can connect to this because once in life one has had a love. All because the parents simply hated each other and unknowingly causing their lovely children and unlovely demise.
He beats her, cheats on her, and yells at her for things that are not her fault. “She had done nothing but reach up to the heat on her mouth and stare at the blood on her hand as if even then she didn’t understand (Cisneros).” Juan Pedro keeps this behavior up. A woman who goes by Felice changes Cleofilas idea on how a woman should be treated and their purpose to society. Felice helps Cleofilas escape her husband and takes her across the border back to Mexico. Cleofilas is inspired by Felice
This shows the absurdity that lies in blaming one gender of the equation since it requires male and female to create new life. However, it was very common to engage in premarital sex and when no charges were made, some people married out of wedlock. From then on, women were sought out to only raise children and their capabilities were limited to do housework. Besides physical strength, the main difference between a man and woman’s genetic makeup is the ability for women to be pregnant which doesn’t correlate to one’s intelligence. In early American life, married women were basically subjected to their husbands with no rights to own land, any amount of income they would make, would be given to their husbands.