She is a cowardly girl that afraid to shoulder the responsibility. We can clearly see the evidence in the play, when Parris asking who is doing witchcraft, no one answers, Abigail even frame the kind helper─the black slave Tituba. If someone always makes others feel uncomfortable, he is definitely
Curley’s wife ‘can’t talk to nobody but curley. Else he gets mad.’ Being lonely all the time, she wants to have someone to talk to instead of just taking care of the house. Moreover, this characters foreshadows the ending of the story. In the beginning, George and Lennie left Weed as Lennie scared a woman by touching her dress. The way Curley’s wife treats George and Lennie leads to the ending of the story.
Although not directly a result of Zeena’s distrustful demeanor, the cat acts on her behalf while she is away seeing a doctor in the next town over. Seen most prominently in Ethan and Mattie’s dinner scene, the cat often seems to make attempts at breaking up the two lovers. The animal makes pointed efforts to keep Ethan and Mattie from developing anything more than a friendship, and acts like a nagging wife keeping her husband from getting to know any other women too well, as would be Zeena’s role if she were home at the time. Ethan and Mattie’s neglect towards the cat’s preventative actions causes the feline to smash the red glass pickle dish symbolic of Ethan and Zeena's love and marriage.
With Abigail's "friends" she is always angry with them and constantly threatening them; just so they will not tell the truth about Abigail Williams and John Proctor. Abigail wants John Proctor all to herself. Overall, Abigail is just angry with everybody around
“They staggered from the studio, Missus leaning heavily on Josephine’s shoulder, her feet dragging behind.” (Conklin 188). Josephine lies, possibly to reassure Missus or to avoid the consequences that she as a slave may receive talking back to their masters. Conklin has created an air of frustration and hurt feelings in this scene as Missus confesses that she knows about Josephine’s thoughts of escaping, which seem to push Josephine further and further away from her. “A pure rage gripped Josephine,” and “darkness spilled forth into the room.” (189) With this you can see the author is really putting emphasis on these thoughts Josephine is having. It seems so out of character for Josephine its as if the darkness really has filled her.
I even gave her a slap to get her going. But she wouldn’t budge!” (Pg. 11) This quote talks about the symbol of rabbits. The rabbits are trapped but they have don’t want to leave and this confuses Minerva. All she wants to do it leave her farm and go to school.
Daywalt took an item that children use on a daily basis and created a conflict that they would understand. The theme, as previously discussed, is successful in teaching a lesson without stating it obviously. This makes the book perfect for read alouds in classrooms from which teachers can create extensive lesson plans for an elementary class. Middle school teachers may also use this story because of the mature nature of its theme in a fun and humorous way. Both adults and children would be attracted to this story as a buyer.
(Mary Warren) She’ll Kill me for saying that.” (955) Due to Abigail’s intimidating personality, Mary Warren is scared to tell the truth in fear the girls will turn on her, as Proctor is forcing her do. The audience interprets her threats as pity on the girls as they are insecure. They can also see that most of the girls don’t actually believe any of the witchery, they are just doing it in fear of
The woman on the floor trying to take the wallpaper down would not let her husband in as he tried to knock the door down, but she does not realize she is doing it to herself. For example, Catherine Golden states in her article that, “The narrator seems detached from the bits of wallpaper on the floor next to her and John wallpaper fragments that could be read as a literal representation of the source of her insanity. The narrator’s hallucinations and action of tearing down the wallpaper to free the woman trapped behind the wallpaper pattern condemn her to madness” (60). The woman husband seems to not listen to her in what she has to say in the story about the wall in her bedroom. The man treats her more like a child and does pay any attention to her.
Further, Lady Macbeth would “dashed the brains out” of “the babe that milks me”. The violence and harm she would do to her child causes alarm and adds to her villinous character. This is contrasted with Lady Macduff’s gentle and carring tone she has with her son in Act 4 Scene 2 when she calls him “monkey”. Pet names show closeness and affection which clearly would lack from Lady Macbeth and her child, as she would kill it if she promised to. Therefore, the women’s supernatural and distrubing characteristics are demonstrated through their ambiguity or desire to rid themselves of feminine