Once the court arrested them and there land would be put up for sale and Thomas being the riches man in town would buy up there all of there land. It is proven in act three when Giles cory says “Putnam is reaching for my land!” (Miler, 180) But yet it gets worse. The worst part of this is that John Proctor had a chance to prove Abigail Williams was faking the whole thing and was using it for her own personal gain. Goody Proctor had fired Abigail as their house maid because John Proctor had an affair with her. And he told the judge that she is using the witch craft lie to get his wife killed so that she can be with him.
In a male dominated society, women are forced to conform to the moulds that have been prescribed for them. When they do not fit into the categories that have been defined for them, they face ultimate rejection and suffer the consequences of non-conformity. This male dictated view of women is evident in the writings of 19th Century women writers who unconsciously view society through the perspectives that have been imprinted in their minds by society. A case in point is Kate Chopin through her work, Desiree’s Baby which chronicles the tale of an abandoned baby that is raised by a wealthy couple, the Valmonde’s. They were childless and raised her lovingly as their own.
His initial attempt to save his wife is displayed when the court officials come to take Elizabeth away. John quickly becomes so furious that he tears the warrant for Elizabeth’s arrest and tells the officials to leave. He later shows signs of being a tragic hero in Act III when he goes to the court in attempts to rescue Elizabeth, but it only results in him being accused. Mary Warren, the Proctor’s maid, goes the court with John to reveal the false accusations made by Abigail and the other girls. She suddenly breaks down in front of the judges and turns on John, calling him a “devil’s man”.
A play, The Crucible, was written about these trials as an attack on McCarthyism. In the Crucible, the entire conflict of the trials began with an affair between a married man, John Proctor, and a maid, Abigail Adams. Sparknotes confirms this in their summary saying, “Unbeknownst to anyone else in the town, while working in Proctor’s home the previous year she engaged in an affair with him, which led to her being fired by his wife, Elizabeth. Abigail still desired Proctor, but he fended her off...” (The Crucible - Plot Overview). Abi became angry and jealous, these emotions turned her already evil nature into one of such hate she tried to “witch” Elizabeth and basically kill her with magic.
Soon after they are busted by the Thought Police after O 'Brien tips them off. O 'Brien was on the lookout for people who wanted to rebel against the government. Winston and Julia are taken to the Ministry of Love where they are tortured for information. At first Winston refuses to speak and expose both himself and Julia. Shocked, starved, beaten Winston tells all including about him and Julia.The Party seeks power entirely for its own sake.
He accused Putnam of prompting his daughter to accuse their fellow townsmen of witchery, like George Jacobs, in order to seize more land. He explains to Danforth that, “If Jacobs hangs for a witch he forfeit up his property- that’s law! And there is none but Putnam with the coin to buy so great a price” (96). The tension between Corey and Putnam shows the tension between people in the town, but it also exemplifies the way they manipulated people in order to receive power for themselves. Corey’s claims show that Putnam tried to manipulate George Jacobs by having his daughter accuse him and have him hang, and he would buy Jacobs's land, which is his symbol of power and
Trista was determined to demolish her father daughter relationship with the Architect eventually killing him for good. Triss’ parents, or who would have been considered her parents had she not actually been Trista, were Celeste and Piers Crescent. They were overprotective and often pampered and deceived their daughter Triss, setting an even worse relationship between them and their replacement daughter, the perceptive monster Trista. Trista’s only seemingly good type of ‘parental’ relationship was with Violet. Violet was the fiance of Triss’ late brother, Sebastian.
Revenge in The Crucible is portrayed very negatively throughout the entire story. People began to reveal their anger with revenge on friends, enemies, even their neighbors for things that had been done in the past and present. Abigail Williams uses revenge on Elizabeth Proctor, because she’s jealous of the couple 's marriage. Ann Putnam, accuses Rebecca Nurse of the death of her seven babies. Thomas Putnam is accusing people so he can buy their land.
These women did not conform to the traditional role of the wife and mother. Femme fatales are usually destroyed in the end, either by being killed or being domesticated, as though they are being punished thinking they can compete with men. Male dominance is always restored by the end of the film. In established film noir, the new economic, social, and sexual freedom that women experienced during the war years as they joined the workplace was quite unsettling to many American men. This fear of strong, independent women and the need to show the danger of this independence was shown, whether consciously or not, in most film noir.
Then he abandoned her here, and went off with another woman who had a daughter, and then had an affair with the daughter, Adelaida’s mother, and married her when the second wife died insane. AMELIA: And why is the wretch not in jail? MARTIRIO: Because men cover up things of that nature among
George makes the decision to kill Lennie because might not be able to get away so he would get beat up for killing Curley’s wife, he doesn’t want Lennie to kill anything else so he takes his life. Lennie does many bad things that lead to his death. Before the novel starts it talks about how Lennie frightened a woman so they got ran out of Weed “They run us out of Weed”, (Steinbeck 91). This leads to many more mistakes that Lennie makes which affects
Working sickly, George tries to make enough money to move out west to get her away from the city. Not respecting her husband’s decision, she tells him “Beat me! Throw me down and beat me you dirty little coward!” (144). She wants him to be aggressive and powerful like Tom, but he refuses. After having a heated discussion with George, she breaks out the apartment and rushes outside.
The language used here shows how bitter she is about marrying a hideous man, instead of the “handsome, broad-chested Montague.” One can note that Lady Capulet never says a positive word about the man that she married, yet speaks more highly of the father of the man her daughter married. A reader might find it interesting how paralleled Juliet and her mother are. Had Lady Capulet chosen love, she could have been dead like Juliet. Had Juliet chosen duty, she could have ended up in her mother’s shoes, married to a man that she doesn’t like or
You wasn’t no good. You ain’t no good now, you lousy tart” (95). In other words, Curley 's wife does not even have to be alive to cause trouble, and her death alone exhibits enough power to create distress. In addition, Candy is implying that Curley’s wife has had the ability to cause trouble all along. For example, George saw that the first time Lennie was introduced to Curley’s wife he immediately fell under her spell, which caused George to continue to warn Lennie about her since her knew what she was capable of.
The lives of people such as Dudnik and Smith are so dissimilar to mine, they are almost foreign. Crawford (2012, p. 318) writes that women in male dominated professions are more likely to victims of harassment. The last occupation that comes to my mind when I read this would have been a scientist. I wrongfully assumed that people in such a distinguished arena, who are well educated, would not have to deal with this issue. To my unfortunate discovery, this oppression affects the multitudes of women in the workplace.