The passage I chose takes place during Magawisca’s trial. Towards the end of the trial, she tells Governor Winthrop she would rather be sentenced to death right away than placed back in the cell. To some this can be seen as Magawisca being weak. The text says she spoke with a sense of impatience for the first time. To me it shows that she is simply tired of being strong and she needs someone to come to her rescue.
The Crucible Narrative We are in the woods. I, John Proctor, am with Abigail. We are in an argument. I hold a rock behind my back. “Abigail, you must stop with this pretense!”
“In the early summer of 1960, there began a rumor among the children of Betsy Ann’s age that the railroad people were planning to take all the land around Myrtle Street” (Jones 15). The early 60s was a very unsettled period when the African-American Civil Rights Movement was at its peak. Betsy Ann lived in a small, tight-knit neighborhood in Washington, D.C. where everyone knew one another and was aware of everything that was happening around them. “To the west, … was the high school Gonzaga, where white boys were taught by white priests. When the colored people and their homes were gone, the wall and the tracks remained, and so did the highschool, with the same boys and the same priests” (11-12).
An Aeger is a danger. A group of this human-size black dragon is calamity. Their green four eyes are terrifying, as well as their green wide wings. And their long sharp claws and teeth too, colored green of the death, made from diamonds. Their skin are stronger than steel, except for their wings.
The transformation that Mary Anne went through after coming to Vietnam with Mark Fossie is unsettling to the readers and the characters in the story. As a human being, all of us assume that an innocent person is not capable of acting weird and having a change in their behavior. Therefore, when Mary Anne was completely consumed by the Vietnamese culture is was surprising. We only expect the worst in people who are unattractive.
Helicopters cover the sky, over two thousand students are being searched for guns and explosives, smoke seeping through the roof. This eighty seconds, felt like a lifetime. The day was Friday, December 13, 2013. Yes you heard me correctly, the day was Friday the thirteenth. One day before the anniversary of Sandy Hook.
Roald Dahl's short story Lamb to the Slaughter is a very intriguing read. Dahl uses a lot of characterization throughout the story, giving subtle descriptions of what the characters are like. This happens the most with the main character, Mary Maloney. In the beginning of the story, Dahl describes Mary as as being six months pregnant, with big calm eyes. This displays a picture of innocence.
Trinitia's Blue Moon 'twas a silent night in the mystic lands of trinitia. the dwarfs were sleeping in their underground yet majestic burrow-like homes. unusual was this for the social and interactive dwarfs. especially so for one particular lassie. aiofe was her name.
In the world today and in the past, humans have always had a dark, manipulative side to themselves. Often times, that corrupted part of us can be unlocked in situations that bring about our insecurities. People go through numerous methods to be able to cope and face their threats without revealing their inner darkness that has manifested over time. In Mary Maloney’s case in “Lamb to the Slaughter,” a short story by Roald Dahl, she loses her sense of innocence and self-control to terminate the threat as a way of protection. Through the usage of a variety of literary devices in Dahl’s story, he reveals that every person has an inner darkness that can be triggered by situations that can affect his or her ability to think rationally.
2.2. THE GREAT GATSBY Considered as Fitzgerald’s masterpiece, The Great Gatsby offers a similar point of view about women in the 1920s. In this novel, there are three remarkable female characters. The first of them is Daisy Buchanan, the leading female character.
The woman’s face was bloody; she cried for help, and at that time, all I could do was yell for my mother from the comfort of my home. This was a scene I never that I’d have to witness in front of my house. Her body crumpled to the ground, I remember before this, she had staggered by my house as me and my sister were playing and asked to use our house phone. Of course, at that time, my sisters and I hysterically asked our mother phone if she could use the phone, she said yes. The woman looked like she was in rush as she punched in the numbers, but I don’t remember if there was ever a response.
“We are what we always were in Salem, but now the little crazy children are jangling the keys of the kingdom, and common vengeance writes the law!” A quote from john Proctor in Act II stating how the accusations and hysteria of witchcraft has taken over the town. The accusations set on citizens from the girls have caused an uproar in the society and many citizens were either afraid of the devil or that the people themselves would have accusations set upon them. Suspicions of witchcraft were being used as evidence of whether or not the accused was hanged.