(pointing at Abigail) This girl has always struck me false! She has—(Abigail, with a weird, wild, chilling cry, screams up to the ceiling.)" (Miller page 521) After reading this quote, it is apparent that Abigail hides the truth Hale speaks from Danforth, by distracting him with another made up act of Mary Warren
The creature was never named, cared for, and even loved. Appearance is a major theme in the novel because that is why he was never named, Victor was disgusted by his looks and abandoned him. “Accursed creator! Why did you form a monster so hideous that even YOU turned from me in disgust?” (insert chapter)
In many parts of the novel she is described as a demon child or elf-child. She is mean, obstinate, and has a fierce temper. Hester says, “She is my torture!”(109) Hester is literally saying that Pearl is not only a blessing but also a curse. Pearl is often evil to everyone even to her mother, but was this Pearls nature, or was it just a reaction of her being isolated and looked down since childhood?
and you see it through no matter what.’” (Lee 149). By saying this, Atticus means that Mrs. Dubose fought for what she thought was morally straight by abstaining from using drugs. Courage is displayed throughout Of Mice and Men mainly with George. George has to haul around Lennie even though he has no stable life in doing so which is briefly mentioned in the quote “When I think of the swell time I could have without you, I go nuts.
Sylvester Stallone once said, “The biggest and most interesting crisis in the world is the human crisis… You don’t need a gimmick, it’s just man against man and their intolerance of each other.” This intolerance is shown throughout To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee. It leads to inhumanity, loss of childhood innocence and loneliness, all of which are key themes that the characters in the novel experience. Inhumanity is defined by Mr Dolphus Raymond as, “The simple hell people give other people” (P 222).
The monster is discriminated because he is ugly. Because the blind man can’t see, he cannot make the ignorant judgments the villagers make. Instead, the blind man invites the monster to sit next to him because he understands how he feels. The blind man is the
“Now little crazy children are jangling the keys of the kingdom, and common vengeance writes the law” (Hale) Abigail Williams in the Crucible is a despicable character that is toxic to every person she commerses with. She portrays the evil of the world and the weakness of fear. She longed for love because of her loneliness and guilt that she could feel deep down inside of her soul.
Reputation is a very present theme in Arthur Miller's play The Crucible. In this play, many people are accused of being a “witch” based off of false evidence. Because of this, people are very concerned about losing their integrity or their name. The purpose of writing with this theme is to emphasize that witchery is major way of ruining your name at that time.
When Iago says destructive things like these to Emilia, she does not have a chance to form her own identity. She is always reminded of what Iago thinks of her and therefore internalizes those ideas. June is held back by her many failed attempts to be a prodigy. Her mother spends endless amounts of time training June to “be a Chinese Shirley Temple” (Tan 132), to
How can a person be arrogant and insecure at the same time? In Edmund Rostand’s comedic tragedy, Cyrano de Bergerac, Cyrano is a tragic hero based on the characteristics of having a tragic flaw, a result of his downfall, and him coming to self-knowledge by the end of the play. Cyrano fights many obstacles in the book internally and externally before he arrives at his final destination of acceptance. Ultimately, Cyrano will be proven to be a tragic hero by more closely examining his character.
The Life of Louie Zamperini Louie Zamperini has been though a lot. He felt dehumanized. Before he was in World War II and fought against the Japanese, Louie was an Olympic runner. He was transfixed by running.
3. Ofrendas. The main feature of the festival is ofenda (an altar). People usually build them in their own houses or in cemeteries. The altars aren’t made for worshiping, rather, they carry out the task to welcome the spirits back to the Realm of Live.
In John Steinbeck’s movie and novel “The Grapes of Wrath,” he presented the ecological, sociological, and economic disaster that the United States suffered during the 1930s. The movie is set during the Great Depression, “Dust Bowl,” and it focuses on the Joad’s family. It is a poor family of farmers who resides in Oklahoma, a home fulfilled by scarcity, economic hardship, agricultural changes, and job losses. Unexpectedly, affected by their hopeless situation, as well as they are trapped in an ecological madness, the Joad’s decided to move out to California; Beside with other people whom were affected by the same conditions, those seeking for jobs, land, a better life, and dignity.
Louie Zamperini, never knowing which way is right or wrong, conquers everything thrown his way, and that forms him into an idol to his family and the world. Louie Zamperini, shaken, growing up he was an outsider, never really understanding what his calling was until, he became a runner. Having one of the fastest times in the world. His life was about to change. Laura Hillenbrand's best seller book, Unbroken, is a story based on soldier, father, and Olympic Runner, Louie Zamperini, he projects the characteristics of determination and resourcefulness in the story.