If the town were not fanatical about the witchcraft and focused on obvious truth, John Proctor may have lived to raise his children and live a prosper life but his personal integrity cost him his life. This leads on to character Giles Corey, who demonstrates true personal
Throughout the Salem Witch Trials John Proctor never accepts the lies of the people, he sees through the fear and tries to convince the people that they are making an error. Proctor maintains a rock-solid belief during the entire story, and his beliefs do not change, however his attitude toward the people in Salem does change as the trials grow in size. It’s the fact that Proctors perpendicular beliefs leading to his death that make him a tragic hero and a martyr, since his final refusal to accept the lies send him to the rope. Proctors changes throughout the story also cause the people of the village to look down on him after outbursts of rage.
discovery education tells us the people of Salem believed that all sins should be punished. Even the littlest sin can get you in big trouble. They had such strong faith in this “God” that every bad thing that happened to you that no one could control ( sick child, rotten crop, miscarriage etc.) was a punishment for sinful behavior. In Salem the Devil was as real as God.
I do not think that people should get bullied just because of their physical appearance the way they speak or the religion they practice. In addition I compare myself to Rev. Hale from the play the Crucible. He was one of the few characters in the play that was able to stand up for what he believed in. In the play, he quits the court because he knew that all what the girls were saying were lies. I think that even though the speaking up of Rev. Hale did not change the future for John Proctor or any of the other characters who were going to get to hang .
Abigail was trying to get John wife hung at the gallows for witchery and it was a false accusation. All John had to do was write down and sign on a document that he was rightly charged for witchery and the paper was to be hung on the church door. He would not give the document to the court after he had signed it because the court had take his life and soul, so all he wanted was to keep his name. In my opinion this was a tragedy in itself but heroic at the same time because John sacrificed himself to save his wife and his name from being branded as witchery.
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!
While he himself is a Puritan, he would want to strive for helping others instead of just helping himself. He was asked to bring witches to trial lawfully and with proof, but alas he just profited from the many accusations of his. In the truth the irony of this whole situation is that during these events the holy Puritans threw their beliefs out the metaphorical window. And in doing so turned their civilized village to and savage society. Option B
He accepts that the witch trials are not true. He wants to save everyone that is still alive and accused. Since he no longer believes in the witch trials, he tries to get the accused to lie. Hale wants Goody Proctor to convince John Proctor to lie and save his own life. Something else he loses faith in, is the law.
Many innocent people died in the Salem Witch Trials in Massachusetts. If you were accused of being a witch or one with the devil, you would be sentenced to death or put in prison. The only one to blame for the deaths of the individuals is the Puritan Society. Without their absent minds, none of the deaths would have happened. The Puritan Society is very religious, therefore they believed strongly in going to church and most importantly in God.
However, God, the Holy of Holies, sees the devil’s path, and the minister cannot. Governor William Phipps, we need to stop killing innocent people, and discover the actual truth, instead of believing some girls, who confessed to save themselves. What selfish people we have become to allow someone else to die in order for us to live a better life than before. I want you to end these trials immediately (Call to
In society people judge by seeing what 's on the outside and don 't know what 's happening on the inside of a person or the whole truth to something. In other words, they judge a book by it’s cover. In “To Kill A Mockingbird”, Harper Lee shows us why not to judge a book by it’s cover. Jem and Scout think Mrs.Dubose is plain mean when really she 's a morphine addict, Aunt Alexandra doesn 't see any usefulness in Calpurnia but in reality Atticus couldn 't of raised the kids the way he did without her, and everyone thinks Boo Radleys a killer when actually he just wants friends and he 's the one who saves the children. In our world today people assume that someone that looks okay on the outside is doing fine when they could be suffering in silence from bullying, and people who don’t see global warming may not consider the issues even though it is a real problem.
The English reformation started because Henry wanted to divorce his 1st wife, Catherine of Aragon, but back in centry it was not a simple issue, or decision to make, in fact it was extremely complex. The Roman Catholic Church believed that marriage was for life. They did not recognise, let alone support, divorce. Henry the VIII was a harsh man, he executed his wives and he did in fact commit many sins.
Introduction George Jacobs Sr. said, “You tax me for a wizard, you may as well tax me for a buzzard I have done no harm.” Although his words were true, many chose to either believe this hysteria or turn the other way. He died along with many other women and men. This was just the start of the many terrors of the Salem witch trials. Yet if you confessed to being a witch then you had a better chance of living, but if you denied you would automatically get hanged.
The Witch Trials By: Natalie Boggs The Salem Witch Trials were a time between 1692 and 1693. It all started when two young girls who lived in Salem, Massachusetts started having theses fits out of nowhere one minute they would perfectly behaved children then the next they would start having these fits. The girls had claimed somebody had bewitched them and that they were possessed by the Devil. Many historians believed that the strange behaviors could be from the Rye the people in Salem had been eating but what the people of Salem didn't know was that there was a deadly bacteria on the Rye that could have caused the girls fits. I know that from research that the Salem Witch Trials where a time that many people claimed to be possessed by the Devil and they accused innocent people of bewitching them.
Dear whomever may be reading this letter, I am writing this to show the madness of the witch hunts here in Salem Village, Massachusetts Bay colony. Two girls have accused three women of witchcraft, and one of them, a slave confessed to being a witch. She accused four women and three men, and to escape death the accused pleaded guilty and named others, whipping the people of the village into a rabid frenzy. As I am writing this twenty people have been killed, and I pray that no more are sent to follow them to the gallows. About two hundred have been accused, and it seems the only way to escape death is to name more witches.