Finally, the opposing side could argue that Aunt Clara told George to take care of Lennie not kill him. This claim is false because Aunt Clara also would not want Lennie to keep on killing people and putting George through a lot of
Proctor knew that by confessing, it would only make the court look better but by not confessing, the court would hang him. Proctor begs to Judge Danforth, “How may I live without my name? I have given you my soul; leave me my name!”(132). Proctor knows that if he signs the confession, there will be a paper about it in the church door. Proctor values his life but, he does not want to be remembered as a liar who is willing to do whatever it takes for his own life.
Society, specifically the government does not want people finding these ruins and gaining knowledge. Having a relationship with another human is strictly forbidden, but this does not stop Equality from pursuing one. “Today The Golden One stopped suddenly and said ‘we love you’ “ (Rand 86). Love is word we use to express how we feel about someone we care about and cherish deeply. The Golden One says this to her significant other, Equality.
Although Samuel Parris was sought out to be a respected reverend, his personal and physical actions make him an ugly selfish man. Samuel Parris shows that he is not an honest man throughout the play. Samuel Parris states early on that he didn’t see the girls dancing in the forest in court, while he constantly says to Abigail that he saw her, this is ironic because Parris gets defensive of others apparent lies. “Excelecy, you surely cannot think to let so vile a lie be spread in open court.”
At this point this shows the selfish side of Parris, After finding out that there was the possibility of witchcraft Parris wanted everyone to keep it a secret so the outbreak wouldn’t spread throughout the village an reckon his name. For someone that has the position of being a Reverend and having a child or family member convicted of witchcraft was a big deal that could result in mass rumors and even the loss of the position. For someone who was conceided an valued there name and position this was a big deal. This was exactly the person Parris was he only cared about his name and his position and not as much about his family and especially his
As these consequences having a lasting impact on his life. The nature of the woods Goodman Brown travels into to meet with the devil, is that of a place where no good can come from. The woods are representing bad or evil in the way that it is the place that hosts the devil and devilish in nature.
As well, people's blindness towards tradition is represented by Old Man Warner's attitude because he doesn't really know what the values of the black box were before. He also wants to maintain values intact and he will do everything in his power to keep the "real"
Chiu. Brown was on a mission of religious purposes when he discovered the real world. The real world is intended to mean that Brown didn’t see things as they really were before encountering the figure in the forest. The kind of injustice Brown was served was that in his religion being blown out and replaced with him being skeptical. “…With his hand on the open Bible, of the sacred truths of our religion, and of saint-like lives and triumphant deaths…dreaded lest the roof should thunder down upon the grey blasphemer and his hearers.”
Here O’Brien used the term forest instead of trees like he did when describing Canada in the last quote. The author’s use of the word ‘forest’ tells the readers that going to Minnesota was a poor choice as forests represent a place of danger whereas trees represent life and knowledge. O’Brien missed out on growing as a person, growing a beautiful life, and gaining knowledge to go to a a war he should not have gone
(PG 136) She feels lost and scared of the future, because she has lost everything that has ever meant anything to her. She attempted to pray as her papa did, but is warned not to, because other home landers had been beaten over praying and keeping their faith. Aminata thought to her self “ I was not to pray. Not to expose myself to beatings” (PG151) which lead her to feel as if she had given up her religion and faith, family as well as her freedom.
Everyone Sins In the story “Young Goodman Brown”, Goodman Brown goes on a faith changing path. Goodman Brown is a Puritan with certain views about religion, human nature, and sin. Brown goes in to the woods to meet with the devil, but he tells everyone that he is on an errand. He makes the journey at night and sunset represents the line between good and evil.