This is when the game against fate has been lost and the Queens of Hearts became the ruthless, heartbroken and cold figure that she is today. Jest has been arrested, for everyone had believed that he had put Catherine under a spell and kidnapped her. Making him a wanted man. Catherine thinking that her future with Jest would never happen she accepted the King's proposal and breaking her promise to Jest. Out of nowhere Jest and Raven showed up, claiming that they know a way for Jest and Catherine to be together but at a great cost.
¨Mrs. Rogers, I had no doubt, had acted very largely under the influence of her husband.¨(Christie, 243) With this we can tell that not only did Thomas kill an old lady for money but forced his wife, most likely threatened her or even blackmailed her, to do the dirty work. Thomas did two awful things, two illegal things, two things that need justice to be served. Emily Brent, another character that some believe deserves to be on the island and justice should be served. Emily Brent was taking care of a young girl who got pregnant before marriage, which is against what Emily believes in so she kicked her out of her home, which then the young girl drowned herself.
Her initial manipulation attempts are unsuccessful, but Marie continues: “She harassed and bedeviled him so, / that he had no choice but to tell her” (lines 87-88). The use of “harassed and bedeviled” instantly casts his wife’s insistence as suspicious and malicious. Marie confirms the suspicions when the wife schemes with a knight who loved her to get rid of Bisclavret. Even though “she’d never loved [the knight] at all,” the wife offers herself to him in return for stealing Bisclavret’s clothes (line 107). “So Bisclavret was betrayed, / ruined by his own wife” (line 125-126, emphasis added).
Abigail Williams will lie about anything to cover up her affair with John Proctor whom she tells, “I know how you clutched by back behind your house and sweated like a stallion whenever I came near” (1.1.548-550). By looking at The Crucible, one can see that Abigail Williams develops the theme of reputation, which is important because people who fear losing their reputation spread hysteria. Reputation motivates Abigail Williams to accuse others of being a witch. Abigail lied to betty and said that she “told [Parris] everything (1.1.442-443); however, she didn’t tell him how she drunk blood to kill Elizabeth. She doesn’t want the other girls to say anything about what happened in the woods.
Sanaubar is a common harlot, who is known a lot from the soldiers because she pleasures the soldiers sexually. She betrays Ali, by cheating on him with Baba and the soldiers and while cheating with Baba she became pregnant, which was Hassan. Sanaubar betrays Hassan by refusing to touch him and then leaving her family a week later by running off with a group of singers and dancers. Since Ali is sterile, it is possible that he may have wanted a son his previous marriage produced no children as well and what better choice to turn to than his oldest friend, Baba. It is also possible that Baba's encounter with Sanaubar was a one-time thing, meant to produce the child that Ali had wanted.
He married his sister in law and had to sin much more in order to cover his tracks(Act 1, Scene 5, line 44). The new king was even too lazy to cover his own lies and protect himself, which causes much heartbreak in the end. The king kills his new wife because he was too lazy to kill young Hamlet himself(Act 5, scene 2, line 316). The king tried to get Laertes to kill Hamlet to protect himself. As a backup plan, he mixes a poison in hopes that Hamlet would drink it.
In the course of the play, Gertrude became flustered by Hamlet's veiled accusations and insults for her recent remarriage. However, Claudius was shaken as he was truly guilty of his brother's murder. He then decided to get rid of Hamlet by sending him to England. Following the play, Gertrude summoned Hamlet to her room in order to berate. Hamlet retaliated by accusing her of insulting his father by marrying Claudius.
In this case people just judged them without looking into far more research. So once Abigail said they were witches they had to be killed for their wrong doing. It’s also like in The Scarlet Letter when people found out that Hester Prynne has been “fooling” around with another married man. If they both loved each other then they shouldn’t care what society says about them. Even tho she had a husband everyone thought he was dead so it’s not like she said “I'm going to cheat on my husband
The father in the lay of the two lovers prevents his daughter from marriage. However, she’s fallen in love with a nobleman: “She found him engaging and thinking of her poor chances of married love because of her father’s arbitrary rules, she chose to do the very thing most fathers fear and gave her love to the young man…” Refusing to accept her fate, the daughter goes against her father’s will and chooses to devise a scheme with her lover to get married. Her rebellion against her father because of her infatuation represents women making her own choices. Furthermore, after marriage, wives were known for holding power over their husbands and persuading their opinions: “In France and in England, women often ruled territories and even kingdoms upon the absence of death of husbands. Women usually possessed their own households and circles of patronage, and it was widely recognized that women had considerable influence over their husbands.” Mature wives were offered “...freedom from supervision, control over the household, and participation in government.” Therefore, in the lay, when the daughter fights for her love, she is also inadvertently fighting for the power she could obtain through marriage.