“A wise woman wishes to be no one’s enemy; a wise woman refuses to be anyone's victim” -Maya Angelou. The Crucible by Arthur Miller tells a story about the Puritans and what led to the devastating Salem Witch Trials. One of the main characters in the story, named Elizabeth Proctor, displays her wisdom, forgiveness and loyalty towards other characters who betray her or victimize her; Thus making Elizabeth a perfect wife in the views of the Puritans. Elizabeth Proctor shows the epitome of a perfect wife through her relationship with Abigail Williams, her relationship with God and her relationship with her husband, John Proctor.
Throughout In The Time Of The Butterflies, Patria goes from being very religious and attending church often to losing all her faith, to falling in love and risking everything for her family, and even losing her child to a miscarriage and having to overcome the tragedy, all within her short life. At a very young age, Patria, is brainwashed by nuns and the religious commitments of being a Roman Catholic. After this exposure, Patria longs to be like the nuns. For the majority of her life, she aspires to follow god in hopes god will take care of her throughout her entire life.
The play The Crucible by Arthur Miller, is about the Salem witch trials in 1692. Several girls claim to be afflicted by witchcraft, then accuse people in the town of witchcraft who are usually people they dislike. Two of the main characters Miller focuses on are Abigail Williams and John Proctor. While Abigail Williams and John Proctor both start out with lying and selfishness, Abigail never gets better, she stays with her selfish ways while John works towards selflessness and becoming a better person; therefore, Miller displays the theme of selfishness vs. selflessness in relationships or choices.
The Appendix, Does it Belong? “You are pulling Heaven down and raising up a whore!” (Miller 120). Said “whore” stands for the wild chase of witches throughout Salem. In the appendix Arthur Miller makes Abigail Williams, from his play The Crucible, look like she is the good one.
Similarities Between Rebecca Nurse and I “Why it is a lie, it is a lie; how may I damn myself? I cannot.” Rebecca Nurse stated in act IV of The Crucible. Rebecca was a woman of the truth. She refused to falsely state that she was a witch, even if it would save her life.
Abigail blames different people but she also blames John Proctor’s wife, Elizabeth. Abigail goes to Proctor and begs for him back and also confesses to the accusations being false. Many people start going
Thereby raising alarming questions about her trustworthiness. Despite this, Judge Danforth still continues the hangings which shows that he stills trusts Abigail’s words and accusations. The extend to which Abigail has manipulated Judge Danforth is shown here. Danforth’s unconditional reliability in Abigail motivated the people in Salem to accused each other to save their own
The character Miss Strangeworth in the literature “The Possibility of Evil” in inconsiderate and a perfectionist. She is inconsiderate because of her thoughts and actions. For example, Miss Strangeworth thinks this “Miss Strangeworth noticed that Miss Chandler had not taken much trouble with her hair that morning, and sighed” (Jackson 112-114). This reveals how inconsiderate she is to others solely picking out their imperfections. Miss Strangeworth is also a perfectionist who disdains imperfection or sloppiness.
Humans by chance are dramatically different in personalities, and the actions people go through to overcome life. In the play The Crucible by Arthur Miller, Abigail Miller is described as a young girl who manipulates and lies her way out of consequences. In comparison, Rebecca Nurse is admired and trusted, in the judgment strict Puritan town of Salem. Abigail Williams and Rebecca Nurse’s differential traits display how honesty and following the rules will lead to good standing in a society.
I blush out of embarrassment and my dad ask me for a dance, I gladly accepted it. My dad guided me throughout the whole dance since I’m a clumsy dancer. Then, I told everyone that I’m ready to cut the cake. My whole family gather around me and my mom place the candles on the cake. A lot of emotions run through me as they started singing “Happy Birthday” to me.
People started to take advantage of witchcraft, and accuse people they wanted gone, and it worked they could get away with it with no punishments. The main cause of witchcraft is people taking advantage of it for their own purposes. Caption about the picture above. Many of the people accused were married women Like in Doc B, and the majority of the accusers were single women, coincidence?
Although they had everything planned out, the unexpected can barge in anytime in any form: God’s wrath in a form of the person’s own destruction or death. The wickedness inside a man is what making them lean towards Hell. If “spider’s web… [cannot] stop a falling rock,” then god cannot stop someone from going into Hell because of the wickedness of the person weighs more than the stopper (Edwards
In the book that handle is known as “The Crucible” by Arthur Miller, goes into detail about what happened in the Salem WItch trials in the duration of 1692. Miller used the Red Scare as motivation to write the book. In the book Abigail and some of her friends are dancing in the woods, when Mr. Parris ( her uncle) catches them. At this point Betty, Mr. Parris daughter and Abigail’s cousin, faints.
Mary the Shadow There’s always that one person in a friend group that hides in the shadows, bottling up any thoughts or opinions they may have about a subject. They have knowledge that could change the views of the people around them, yet they decide to stay mute. Whether they hide their view out of embarrassment or fear is another story.
Have you ever done something out of pure emotion? Have you ever tried to get the blame off of you in a difficult situations? Abigail has done these very things to her full extent in The Crucible by Arthur Miller. In Salem, a small village located in Massachusetts, the daily life consists only of work and prayer. When Betty, the daughter of Reverend Parris becomes ill, word quickly spreads of witchcraft, and the town goes into mass hysteria.