In a way a demon inside of him began to control his life. He is not possessed but by demon I mean that a new personality arouse, appeared in him, a new attitude that those who know him become confuse and cannot understand his actions; “The bishop was disturbed that he had not come to read at supper. Delaura realized he was floating on a personal cloud where nothing in this world or the next mattered except the horrific image of Sierva Maria debased by the devil” (118). He has become a new person and that was part of the first step in escaping from his recent life, he is only focused on Sierva Maria.
His childhood friends were still turning to the streets, drinking and committing crimes. The church committed the same acts, but few noticed because of this mask of love, just as Elijah used his charisma to convince others to hate whites. Baldwin believed that his nephew and himself could change America. The fact that he believes that he has the ability to change how others perceive each other shows how much faith he has in the ability of people to love.
How may I live without my name? I have given you my soul; leave me my name!”-- Proctors yelling of this shows his conflict with society because in his theocratic society, it is a form of repentance to have your name, that you signed, on the church door. In his society, that is the thing you must do for your sins. He didn't want to sign it because he
Lord Capulet is responsible for the Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, five dead and his own family in pieces. He is selfish throughout the play and only does what he thinks is best for his family instead of what would actually benefit those around him. Lord Capulet is egotistical and doesn’t think much of others and the way he treats them. In act 3, scene 5, after Juliet told her mother she doesn’t want to marry Paris, Lord Capulet comes in and says to her, “Hang thee, young baggage, disobedient wretch!
In addition, the entire situation that Paul goes through when his father “drags [him] along to a table with a lot of others. ”(p. 166) He sees that they don’t understand what war is like at all, as when “a head-master shakes hands with [him] and says: ‘So you come from the front? What is the spirit like out there? Excellent, eh?
The Grandmother gave in and spoke against what she believed in right before she died. On the contrary, The Misfit, who is seen as the bad guy in the story is actually the Christ figure of the book due to his strong beliefs he clings to and consistent behavior. The Church needs more people like the Misfit, just without all of the murder and
John’s father trust in his son is what led to the accomplishment. John’s father is a static character because he remained a priest in the end and didn’t develop because he was already a priest, unlike John. The theme of the story is curiosity and how it sometimes drives people to do the unthinkable. Sometimes all someone needs is a little motivation to push them to do what needs to be done.
My reasoning for this is because if John proctor was to let them hang the letter on the church door his name would be rotten in the community for life and that’s why he he says I’ve given you my soul now leave me my name he’s basically does not want his name or his family 's name to be rotten in the community Them john proctor says ”I have confessed myself is there no good penitence but it be public god does not need my name nailed upon the church god sees my name god knows how black my sins are it is enough”. This quote just tells you how important his name is to him he says god already knows it does not need to be posted upon the church door because if it is them everyone will see the confession with his name on it and in their community being a witch will have everybody you know hated. My final piece of evidence is when john said ”I have given you my soul leave me my name”!
Which shows that he didn’t learn anything, if you suppose that the Inspector was a ghoul trying to warn their family, he failed. Birling is more concerned about the scandal that can be occurring and him not getting the Knighthood. Whereas Sheila seems really upset, almost disappointed in her parents as they still don’t understand that actions cause consequences. Even when Gerald helps to figure out that it wasn’t a real police inspector, Mr. and Mrs. Birling feel relieved as act as if nothing has happened, but Sheila notices that even if no one died, they all did what they did and should not be happy about
He takes up the alias “Roger Chillingworth” to disguise any connection he has to Hester and to aid in his plan of revenge he has for Pearl’s father. Reverend John Wilson and the minister of her church, Arthur Dimmesdale, question Hester of the father’s identity, but she refuses to name her lover. As Pearl grows up, her behavior becomes more unruly; it is used as a motive for
He forgot the tenth commandment when questioned by Reverend Hale. That doesn’t seem like a big deal, but it was a big deal. Reverend Hale describes theology as a “fortress”, and that “no crack in the fortress may be accounted small.” Meaning that you either get all or nothing, so Proctor forgetting the tenth commandment set off a red flag for Hale and everyone else in the room. In their eyes, and in accordance with the puritan faith; only a devout Puritan would have all of their commandments memorized.
After his affair he wanted to be a more truthful man than he was. Towards the end of the play Proctor is confessing to witchcraft but refuses to involve anyone else. He discovered that the church was going to post his confession on the church door so he ripped the document in pieces. Proctor says, “Because it is my name! Because I cannot have another lie in my life!
Throughout the novel Hazel Motes is violently scrambling around Taulkinham, desperately trying to set up his own church and break away from traditional Christianity. In doing so he distances himself from God, and puts himself into “haze”, or a disillusioned state. Hazel denies the word of Jesus Christ and even states that to him “Nothing matters but that Jesus was a liar” (Wise Blood 105).
When Jack cannot think of any confessions in catechism class he listens to Sister James’ own confessions, reflects, and then regurgitates the exact same confessions to the priest, Jack knows that these are not his own sins and that lying about them is not even beneficial to claim but he sees that if someone like Sister James, who has a purpose, an identity, can confess to such acts then maybe if confesses the same he will replicate an identity that is as well founded as her own. This does not occur, later on Jack realises that, “Being so close to so much robust identity made me feel the poverty of my own.” This shows that no matter how hard he attempts to assume an identity the truth always catches up. Jack also goes through periods of trying to adopt a character based on seeing them portrayed positively and ‘respected’, which is an extremely sought after trait for him. For example, when Jack is reading ‘Boy’s Life’ he comments that, “I was really no different from the boys whose hustle and pluck it celebrated.”
The Puritans remorse when the Reverend tells them they “have offended Him” but God’s hands still prevent them “from falling into the fire every moment" (Edwards 81). The Reverend guilts the Puritans into reviving their faith by explaining that they offend God