In a monologue before attempting to kill Sidney, Jill reveals that her plan all along wasn’t to just kill her, it was to “become” her. (Scream 4). She felt neglected all of her life because of her relation to Sidney, and believes the only way to get the attention she’s been deprived of is to kill Sidney and take on the fame she’s gained over the years as a survivor of the previous murders, ultimately replacing her. She confirms this when she says “do you know what it was like growing up in this family? Related to you?
Lady Macbeth’s calls to the spirits were answered, and it was not purely her own ambitions making all the decisions throughout the play. The most prominent times that the spirits are controlling Lady Macbeth are when she says she would kill her own child, which many women would not even be able to consider and option. Lady Macbeth also shows her lack of remorse when when tells Macbeth to forget about their murder of Duncan. This is something that many first time murders would not be able to do, and the remorse drives them crazy. Finally, Lady Macbeth shows that she is possessed when she is sleepwalking.
By doing these strange ceremonies, she is wishing death upon farmer John Proctor’s wife, Elizabeth, out of jealousy. Abigail wants Mr. Proctor all to herself on account of an affair that occurred between the two of them while the Proctors employed her. The charge of witchcraft is shifted from person to person throughout the play, much like it was in the real Salem witch trials. In the end, Proctor is not only charged with witchcraft, but is apprehended for adultery as
Madison Montgomery, a young witch that wanted to brought someone back from the dead as way of pardon. She used a resurrection spell that cast the devil. So it’s good her intention, but it’s good to recur to that kind of magic? Also shows cases of bestiality which is a taboo these days and is considered something very evil. Myrtle Snow is another excellent character to show how the film make evil look good.
Killing the monster is obviously not as easy as killing humans. Luckily for the protagonists, Van Helsing seems well versed in vampire hunting. One of the ways he uses to rid England of vampires is through religion. This is also how one is able to purify the abject: Abjection appears as a rite of defilement and pollution in the paganism that accompanies societies with a dominant or surviving matrilinear character. It takes on the form of the exclusion of a substance (nutritive or linked to sexuality), the execution of which coincides with the sacred since it sets it up.
John Proctor also claims in court that “she only pretended to faint” to try to convince that she is being attacked by witches and devils. Abigail Williams evil actions caused lots of people to suffer. Abigail Williams, a static character does not change by the end of the play because she continues to protect her reputation instead of telling the truth. Throughout the play Abigail choose to continue to lie about the witchcraft instead of telling the truth. She is a static charatcer because she had many chances to stop the trails, and tell the truth.
Mary Warren reveals that 39 people are now arrested for being a witch. She tells the Proctors that Goody Osburn will hang. She also says “But not Sarah Good. For Sarah Good confessed, y’see”. Sarah Good lied by confessing to something she really did not do to save herself.
Being the first character to openly admit to being associated with the Devil, this significantly exemplifies the fear and uncertainty within the townspeople, thus continually augmenting the Devil’s authority over society. As the ferocious argument between Parris, Putnam, and Abigail lingers, Tituba conveys a message “sent by the Devil” explaining his severe hatred toward Parris who “must be kill[ed]! Mr. Parris no goodly... man, and he bid me rise out of my bed and
Temptation takes part in the play, Macbeth, which three witches that are called “weird sisters”. They trick Macbeth believing into killing people to become a mighty King. In the Bible, it states “ Then the serpent said to the woman, “You will not surely die. 5 For God knows that in the day you eat…”
In the article The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave demonstrates a lovely woman of the “kindest heart and finest feelings.” (Douglass) before she had any power over people. Once she got any such power as a result, her “angelic face gave place to that of a demon…” (Douglass). The power had changed her completely in every way possible.
Supernatural Powers Thesis: One controversial issue in Louise Erdrich's Tracks concerns Fleur’s supposed supernatural powers. While some readers argue that Fleur’s powers can be explained scientifically, my own view is that her powers are supernatural. Quote 1: “. . .
In the play The Crucible, by Arthur Miller, tells a series of events leading to a mass hanging of what were thought to be witches in Salem in 1692. Corrupted by fear, people, especially women, were spitting out names to keep themselves safe. This hysteria lasted up to 9 months. Based on true events, this is much like the communist scare of the 1950’s from Wisconsin Senator Joe McCarthy. This was called McCarthyism.