Hale sees what is right and believes Proctor after such justification. Hale does not seek authority but goes against the court in their decisions regarding John and the other innocent people, separating him from his status quo. Hale holds Rebecca Nurse with respect as well as John for their truthfulness in their morality. John Proctor and Reverend Hale value their individuality and moral integrity with
Essentially, Abigail accuses Elizabeth of witchcraft, and John immediately runs to his wife's’ aid. He finds this situation an opportunity of regaining self-respect whilst at the same time committing moral and rightful actions. This showcases the ‘true’ side of John Proctor's’ character, he is a man who although has committed clear sin, believes in doing the right thing by being moral, and fully and willingly attempts to do right
Voltaire is well known for his suggestive satirical work, especially his masterpiece Candide. Candide is a timeless piece still relevant today, that was written to warn the public about the consequences of radical optimism (Online-Literature 1). The main character, Candide, is a naïve and trusting young man who is banished from his home. Despite his life being filled with a series of bizarre disasters, Candide holds fast to his optimism – which serves as an example to readers. Voltaire emphasizes the dangers of radical optimism by incorporating tone, themes and utilizing satire in Candide.
approaches his essay as a form to persuade and blame clergymen for not changing anything that is being promised. For example, the clergymen stated “We expressed understanding that honest convictions… but urged that decisions of those courts should in the meantime be peacefully obeyed” (Carpenter, etal.). All eight Alabama clergymen give the impression that they will persuade the government to help them but, do not completely fulfil it. King’s response to the clergymen was, “We realized that we were the victims of a broken promise” (King 2). He describes it as a broken promise because the clergymen keep promising to change the unjust laws although, nothing has been changed.
Mark Antony - a Rhetorician Mark Antony was a man who knew how to persuade a crowd, to the point of madness. How did he do it? The answer to that is pathos, ethos, and logos. Pathos being the emotional appeal, ethos being ethical appeal, and logos using logic and reason. Those three ideas to persuasion are the key to being a persuasive speaker.
Franklin tells the readers about his parents bringing him to church as a child, and him never being very amused with the teachings. He states, “I began to doubt of Revelation itself. … In short, I soon became a thorough Deist.” (pg. 45 of The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, 1791). Succinctly, Franklin believed in the existence of a divine power, but also believed that this power did not intervene into the daily lives of people.
In his play, Arthur Miller juxtaposes humanity’s desire to feel safe with its needs for logic and all other rights through the character Parris, the willingness of the girls to lie, and the downfall of Salem society’s justice. Parris’ fickle persona throughout Miller’s play, which reflects his interest in self-security, contrasts his desire for safety with his requirement to be reasonable through his reversal of his word. Originally, Miller crafts Parris’ character in opposition of the Witch Trials because Parris does not want to be associated with such a sin. However, when the Witch Hunt becomes a mark of fame, Parris
My use of the word teaches, does not mean that he simply preaches all day, to the people around him about the importance of integrity and such. While he did verbally teach his children on how to act with integrity, he knew knows that in order for him to teach Jem and Scout on how to act, he had to practice what he preached. We can all witness this by his words and actions, how he would always abide to his conscience even if it meant that he would suffer the scorn and ridicule of the town. Such was the reason he willingly took up the Tom Robinson case, and give it his all despite the disapproval and mockery of the town. By this, we see how this story teaches us integrity and the importance of
In The Crucible, John Proctor the protagonist, becomes a victim of the witch trials when his wife Elizabeth, is accused of witchcraft. In order to free his wife, Proctor must convince Judge Danforth of his wife’s innocence. Judge Danforth does not sign condemnations lightly and takes meticulous inspection of his cases to determine the guilty party. He is also a highly religious man who takes matters between God and men seriously. It is because of Danforth’s dedication to the law and God that Proctor utilizes ethos, logos, and pathos to persuade him.
The Crucible is written by Arthur Miller, and it is a religious play of revenge, hatred, jealousy and witchcraft. This play takes place in a town called Salem, where people are very sensitive to sin and applaud death as an accurate punishment based on the amount of sins one person contains. By applying the psychological lens to the two characters Abigail and Elizabeth, differences of personality take more value than similarities. Causing opposite effects to the people around them, where one harms and other helps. Both are able to achieve the love of John Proctor through their own ways.