Abigail 's heartless attitude is shown in act two when she frames and accuses Elizabeth Proctor for witchcraft. She desired and longed for this revenge on poor Proctors innocent wife, aiming for her through out the play. Later on in Act Three she seems to lose her last attachment of society by destroying John Proctor, who she claims to love with all her heart. When John attempts and threatens to expose Abigail’s wrong doings, she skillfully manages to turn the whole problem around on him, sending him off
By recounting numerous tragedies and their effect on people throughout the story, Alvarez emphasizes the wickedness behind suppressing one’s unassailable rights while also underlining the importance of sacrifice. The difficulties of the Mirabal family to live under the Trujillo rule and still resemble a family ultimately culminate in the deaths of Maria Teresa, Minerva, and Patria and the removal of Rafael Trujillo. Readers are more adept to connect and respect the story of the Mirabals due to Alvarez’s constant reverent tone. Though lacking the same valor as each sister, Julia Alvarez does carry the same sense of passion in herself and for human rights. In the Time of the Butterflies will be a novel remembered throughout the ages, just as Julia Alvarez had
In act two, Priestly writes Mrs. Birling to divulge the snobbery upper-class women portray, Sybil tells the inspector that Eva "was giving herself ridiculous airs. She was claiming elaborate fine feelings and scruples that were simply absurd in a girl in her position", Mrs. Birling instantly reveals class prejudice when referring to Eva as "a girl" and not a woman. Priestly uses Sibilance when repeating the 's ' sound throughout the quote: "Ridiculous airs... fine feelings... scruples... simply absurd". It may be just a coincidence that Priestly calls her Sybil Birling, but the sibilance with the repetition of the letter 's ' recreates that sinister snake-like hissing sound; this gives us an insider on Mrs. Birlings evil intent. There is also a strong sense of irony when she refers to Eva 's feelings as "elaborate" since she used elaborate language to describe them such as: "ridiculous airs", "scruples" and "absurd".
In the tragic play, Antigone, Sophocles writes the tale of a girl who disobeys laws and wishes to be seen as a martyr. With her obsession and devotion to the Gods, she reveals unfavorable traits that lead to her fall from glory. Throughout the story, Antigone expresses her pre-conventional morals, which is level one, stage two of Kohlberg’s mode of moral development. Primarily, Antigone revels her true self in her desire to be recognized as a hero to the Gods.
Dickens, in A Tale of Two Cities, examined some of critical causes behind falling down of the old order and breaking out the French Revolution but the reader is obsessed, after reading the novel with the horribly brutal act conducted during Reign of Terror. Dickens’s indication that, the newly born female named La Guillotine, the reasonable outcome of the revolution, a demolishing and terrified monster, a voracious lady whose appetite can never be satisfied, is a clear manifestation that The French revolution was a horrific experience for French people as it created more uncertainty and gloomy atmosphere for the French people. The Tale of two city’s voice is harshly cruel in term of its representation for the French revolution. Such representation
Creon replies, “Go then, and share your love among the dead. We’ll have no woman’s law here while I live” (440). This quote displays how afraid Creon is of having a woman above him or prove him wrong. He would rather silence her. It is also apparent that women are seen as mere objects.
“-was that SCARLET LETTER, so fantastically embroidered and illuminate upon her bosom. It had the effect of a spell, taking her out of the ordinary relations with humanity, and enclosing her in a sphere by herself.” (Hawthorne 51). This means that Hester’s Scarlet Letter is made beautifully but it makes her isolated from the townspeople. She is so guilty from her sin and judged from the people of the
She is the embodiment of vengeance punishes those who do wrong to her, specifically Charles Darney 's family who had hurt hers. Her entire drive is to destroy the Evremonde. Vengeance consumes Madame Defarge and ultimately leads her to her death. Her ability to think rationally and morally are tossed out the window because of how controlled she is by one motive. Vengeance is the fuel that she thrives off of and eventually vengeance becomes the end of her.
Dialectal Journal; The Awakening (Kate Chopin) Motif- The Sea Quote Literary/Style Elements Commentary Additional Ideas “There was no sound abroad except the hooting of an old owl in the top of a water-oak, and the everlasting voice of the sea, that was not uplifted at that soft hour.” (7) Personification Chopin’s use of personification demonstrates how the sea provides a feeling of comfort. The soft hour helps to communicate the feeling of comfort as Chopin tries to show how the setting of the sea is calming.
Who is Monsieur Defarge? Monsieur Defarge is a significant character in “Book the First”, as the role he plays is crucial to the plot. Dickens introduces Defarge as a wine-shop keeper who leads the French revolutionaries and is in charge of tending to Dr. Manette. He takes an active role in his community, as he seems to know a variety of people who come into his wine shop, and takes care of whatever they need.