And Tituba conjured Ruth Putnam 's dead sisters. And that is all. And mark this. 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” (317). Abigail is trying to convince herself that this is all she did with the girls even though, in reality, she knows they did much more.
Hair spray? You don’t see your sister using that junk” (308). The constant comparison and remarks are what drives Connie to be different from June, pushing and enabling her rebellion. Connie’s mother’s constant negative approach, and clear favoritism of June pushed Connie to seek out not only love and acceptance from others but made her wish death to her and her mother. “…Connies’ mother kept picking at her until
You were the une who understood it all. And I started to cry… Tongue-tied by time and drugs, she smiled a funny smile… ()”. As Sonia recalls who Norma used to be and what she should have been, Sonia begins to cry because she realizes what society had robbed Norma of and forced Norma to become. Sanchez closes the story with the lines “Then I pulled myself up and turned away; never to agree again ().” because she is turning away from social injustices and never agreeing with the rigged system ever
Elizabeth is loving and honest women. She values her marriage and her sons. Elizabeth tells John that he should leave Abigail alone and never talk to her again. She advises John “You'll tear it free—when you come to know that I will be your only wife, or no wife at all! She has an arrow in you yet, John Proctor, and you know it well!” Her husband was arrested for having an affair with Abigail but she thought lieing was the best option, she went from an honest women to a lying women.
It is an intrinsic battle that takes place over the course of the play, but comes to a head during the concluding moments, in which Claudio is deceived by his apprehensions of marriage into rejecting Hero, showing that perhaps he prides his honor above the love he so freely professes. Hero is placed in the uncomfortable position of being rejected by nearly everybody she cares for, necessitating that she fake her demise and be reborn as a new woman, resurrected from the grave and cleansed of the impurities she was accused of. Benedick and Beatrice have both pledged never to find love, and therefore must remove the guises behind which they labor- for indeed, both characters desire love, but hide their wish for fear of being rejected. In each instance, past beliefs must be discarded in the name of securing future happiness, which causes consternation in each individual. In the case of Benedick, he is forced to challenge his best friend to a duel in order to win the hand of his lover- an appendage of the central conflict, which is the inner battle between love and personal reservations which takes precedence over life and death (at least for the Christ-figure maiden
And God forgive me for ever finding it out'' (Smith 205) and her contempt for life has a direct impact on her relationship with her daughter Francie. The emotional relationship is passive aggressive on the part of Katie as she consistently states that she loves her son more than her daughter, ''She does not love me the way the boy loves me . . . She does not understand me'' (Smith 205)
She says in Spanish, ‘You made me feel like a zero, like a nothing.’ Then she goes to her room.” In the eventual fallout with her grandmother, Constancia finally feels the effects of her actions. By being rude to her grandmother and consistently disrespecting her, she made her grandmother feel worthless. This quote reveals to us a point the author was trying to get across- to respect others. Constancia’s lack of respect for her grandmother made Abuela feel worthless. This teaches the reader that it is always important to respect others, to avoid conflicts such as the fallout with Abuela, and many other various
But, after Mary Warren states “I never done none of it, Abby. I only looked!” (Miller 468), Betty Parris starts to stir and Abigail goes to her bedside. Once Abigail is there, Betty shouts “I want my mama!” (Miller 468) then, after Abigail talks to her about her dead mother, she says “You brank blood, Abby! You didn’t
The Mosaic code, “an eye for an eye” has been depicted to perfection in this tale. Moral vengeance, the need to quench the thirst for revenge is what drives Grendel’s mother to fight. She only takes one life and then runs for her life from the hallways. There are the slight perverse twists of events, Beowulf bursts into her home, and she is waiting for him with a warm embrace. Now Beowulf is consumed with self-doubt and most of his men give up on his cause too.
As we seen in the novel in Like Water for Chocolate Tita had suffered immensely by her mother Mama Elena’s rage. On the other hand, “during the funeral, Tita really wept for her mother’s death.” During this chapter, we unravel the truth about why Mama Elena was so cruel to Tita her whole life, why she was so bitter and angry; and how Tita comes to terms about making peace with her mother. Tita was able to forgive her mother because she found out why her mother was always so cruel to her. While at her mother’s funeral Tita notices a key around mama Elena’s neck. Tita, “full of morbid curiosity, opened the box.
Clara and Pedro’s daughter was falling in love with a man that her father did not like. She did not care at all about what her parents think of her and her new lover. When her father found out about who she was dating he said, “‘Who is it? Tell me who it is or I’ll kill you!’ said Esteban. ‘I’ll never tell,’ she sobbed,” (299).