He leads children to carry a gold in Norway to Uncle Victor, because Uncle Victor should take the golds to safe place, America. He always has to be careful aganist antagonist Germans because they will get you and make you tell about Norway. The events unfold as Peter get to know what is going on in Norway. Peter was a normal boy that has sister and brother. One day, he saw Uncle Victor, who Peter liked very much.
He always defends Arvid when Thomas starts to pick on him. Peter ends up stealing a radio and is forced to join the Hitler Youth Movement in order to stay with his family. Peter disagrees with the philosophies that the Hitler Youth enforces, so he decides to still be a Swing Kid. Defending Arvid from Thomas is one of the crucial events that makes Peter realize that he should be a Swing Kid instead. He noticed that Thomas started to get more aggressive and physical after he joined the Hitler Youth, and he wanted to prevent that change from happening to him and affect
Proctor is looked up to because he resembles and shows heroic characteristics in either one way or another. At the same time he is a tragic hero because of one huge flaw, an affair. The affair took place between him and Abigail. In the play they are at court and Proctor is upset because and lashes out towards Abigail. Claiming she would lead him away from Elizabeth and dance on her grave.
Peter is ruthless becasue he feels no emotions or regret in killing/murdering his parents due to not getting his way. Peter’s father, “forbade him to take the rocket to New York”(6) and his father decided to turn off, “every machine his hand could get to”(9), which had an impact on him resulting in his plan to murder his parents without
There are different ways of seeing each behavior however, when it comes down to it, John Proctor is a selfish man. He had an affair with his servant whom he considers a child (Act one, Scene two) and admitted he only had the affair because he was a lustful man. Furthermore, he withheld critical information from the village which resulted in the village believing in the illusion of witchcraft and leading to the deaths of many. Last but not least, Proctor had been given an ultimatum of choosing his family or his reputation and he selfishly choose to protect his name. These are merely three demonstrations of Proctor's choice in
The beginning of his career was with the commencement of “Flying Words”, which is a performance created by himself and his partner, Kenny Lerne. They began by visualizing the story and acting it out, then transferring all the scenes into American sign language and English. Along with that Peter wrote other poems and was able to make a connection with his audience by sharing personal stories. They took it into consideration and were able to understand what it was like to grow up surrounded by hearing people. With the success of his career it led him to extensively travel around the country.
Also Peter was shy and did not talk to Anne at all. Peter also did not like Anne and taunted her. Later on in the play Anne began to like Peter and talked to him. Also Peter was less shy and liked Anne. At the end of the play Peter and Anne liked each other.
John Proctor’s abusive nature toward Elizabeth epitomizes the prominence of patriarchy and his strong self loathing. John Proctor is undoubtedly an individual who is tormented. In his mind, he has made an unforgivable mistake, and has made an irreparable mistake that has broken his and Elizabeth’s marriage. While it is true that he committed adultery, he believes there is no way that he can ever forgive himself and punishes himself mentally for what he has done.
John Proctor faces many different forms of conflict, whether it be self to self or self to society. Facing the court, Proctor gives his words and mind to try and free the ones accused. His personality and internal conflicts are arguably more intense. To be damned or forgiven by his society. The only way out of persecution is to smear his name.
In the 1950s, the United States was plagued by the Communist Red Scare and was defined by the McCarthy era. In this era, the American people were deathly afraid of the thought of Communism taking over the world. The very essence of Communist stood for everything the United States was not. The American people, at
Either you confess to being a witch and soil your name and disgrace your family, or you plead not guilty and hang for your alleged crimes. So knowing which ever position he held they would both hold life altering affects from there on out, he chose what he thought was right and showed everyone to stay true to yourself in life. Proctor says he could not sign his name away because it would show a bad example for his children “I have three children--how may I teach them to walk like men in the world, and I sold my friends” (Miller 143)? Proctor was caught in a catch 22 scenario where either he lives with his kids knowing he was convicted of witchcraft and sold out his friends, or he dies and leaves his children without a father completely. But John Proctor does not take his whole family down with him and decides that just he should suffer the consequences of his own mess.
John Proctor preferred to die with his integrity rather than living a lie, oppressed by the Christian Church’s demanding views. Even though he ruined his reputation he preferred to end his life with the truth keeping his personal integrity, ignoring what people will think of him after. Winston on the other hand is the character which wants to maintain freedom in the totalitarian society