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. Also, Abigail was one rebel, she confronted God with all her acts; people in Salem fear of doing certain things like that.
This child of its father’s guilt and its mother’s shame hath come from the hand of God” (Evans). Though as much as she wants to question Pearl being her daughter, she realize that Pearl is a living reminder of her “sin” she has committed. In the novel “the talk of the neighboring townspeople...had given out that poor little Pearl was a demon offspring...ever since old Catholic times…
In the California Genocide, 100,000 Native Americans were killed between the years of 1848 and 1868. Perhaps the biggest impact however was the creation of the California state. On September 9, 2017, California’s population had grown large enough to become assimilated into the US’s territory, causing it to further exponentially grow and develop into
This landmark opened to the public opened to in 1976 and 1984 with limited access. Progressing from 1984, Ellis Island went through a major restoration, which is deemed to be the biggest historic restoration in U.S. history. This restoration spent over $160 million dollars. It was funded by donations made to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Foundation, Inc. as well as the National Park Service. Eventually the main Building was reopened to the public on September 10, 1990 marked as the Ellis Island Immigration Museum.
The Salem Witch trials popped up around 1692 and they were a disaster. The reason why they came up was because of their religion. The people in the town of Salem were puritans. This means their religion was very strict and that they believed in the devil. The way this all started was that the people who were accused of being witches were acting funny.
Terry Barone, spokesman of the California Southern Baptist Convention, said that JC 's Girls members "are doing what Jesus did ... He ministered to prostitutes and tax collectors. " JC 's Girls members have been criticized for dressing like sex workers, a look that Veitch said is intended to help women in the sex industry identify with the group. A Baptist minister from San Bernardino, California criticized JC 's Girls for not explicitly encouraging women in the sex industry to quit, and quoted Matthew 6:24, a Bible verse that states that a person cannot serve two masters.
Also, a reason why storytellers chose to put Lavinia in a wedding dress at her execution was becuase wedding dresses in the western culture are seen as a representation of innocence and purity. Lavinia’s choice to wear a white wedding dress to her execution represents the willingness to cover her impurities with something that is normally seen as pure. Some versions of the legend mention Lavinia’s refusal to speak to the priest and her famous last words: “If any of you have a message to give the devil, give it to me quick I 'm about to meet him!” Also, insinuate her affiliation with the
The majority of the movie version of The Scarlet Letter and the novel version where very similar, but there were several differences between the two. The Scarlet Letter centers around the tale of a young and beautiful women named Hester Prynne, who live in Puritan times. Hester is accused of adultery, a sin according to the bible, and is sentenced to time in prison and public shame. Her partner in the affair, the well-loved Reverend Arthur Dimmesdale, hadn 't been revealed. Hester 's husband, Roger Chillingworth, becomes Dimmesdale 's personal doctor.