For example When Trujillo was sitting down with his son at the girl’s skit they had made it was all going as planned until Sinita got up and walked towards Trujillo and pointed the bow at him. After Ramfis goes up to her quickly and tries to stop her and gets the bow and breaks it and makes her go up to Minerva and untie her with her teeth. This shows a great theme for power because if Sinita would of shot Trujillo it would of been all bad because it would of caused a big rebellion. In the story during the play all the kids were going to perform for Trujillo and it almost went wrong. At the point when Sinitta is supposed to step forward to show off her bow and arrow she breaks the script and walks up to Trujillo and points at him.
Jurgis decides to join a rebellion to protest the mistreatment of immigrants. Jurgis becomes very involved in his rebellion after he is fired and has a lot of free time. Sinclair writes, “These midnight hours were fateful to Jurgis; in them was the beginning of his rebellion, of his outlawing and his unbelief” to the things that have happened to him since he arrived in America (167).Jurgis gets himself into prison by trying to stand up for himself and his wife when matters are taken out of
The second punishment scene in the movie is crucifixion that Brian was object of after been accused of several allegations and impeachments; when he was the only was left after attempting to kidnap Pontius Pilate’s wife and for writing on the walls of the palace “Romans Go Home” in Latin after being ask to do so by The People’s Front of Judea. This scene also shows that punishment always have a political reason linked to it rather than any other justification. Romans crucified Brian because it was considered political disturbances, rebellion. According to John. Cook:” slaves and non-Roman citizens were the primary victims of crucifixions during the era of Roman emperor Constantine, The author states that the purpose of such punishment was to emphasize the denial of legal rights and final rejection to individuals who were sentenced to death.” (Cook, 2013).
She tried to push him away at first, but when he continued to thrust his pelvis at her in a “vulgar way,” (100) she raised a hand and slapped him in the face. From this point on, the revolution began for Minerva. She and her sisters planned to kill Trujillo. They began to harbor guns and prepare for their fight. Unfortunately, they were arrested and sent to prison along
During that time, the McCarthy era was strong and fear of the Communist party high; Miller himself had been jailed for supposed involvement with the Communist Party. His struggle with the law and society is reflected in his plays. Miller wrote A View from the Bridge for a variety of reasons. For one, A View from the Bridge is about a family descended from immigrants,
They were being shoved into their homes against their will; the people were infuriated with a good reason. Another Act was the Massachusetts Government Act. The act was designed to punish the residents of Boston for the incident of the Boston Tea Party. Another Act was the Boston Port Act in which the king shut down the port of Boston to all trade separately from that with Britain until they pay back all of the tea that was lost. Another Act was the Administrations of Justice Act, this allowed British officials to get away with almost any crime they have done.
It is quite evident that tyrannical governments often deprive its citizens of their inviolable rights as humans. While some struggle to grasp the gravity of this suppression, Julia Alvarez’s In the Time of the Butterflies provides a way of better comprehending the corruption behind the denial of these entitlements such as freedom of expression, liberty, and no discrimination. In this story, Alvarez intertwines the real life tragedy of the Mirabal sisters with fictional writing to fully connect the reader to the evilness of dictatorships. Her use of characterization and admiring descriptions of the Mirabals lead to her readers being emotionally connected to each sister, prompting a better response to her message. Stressing the immorality behind the oppression of human rights, Julia Alvarez’s In the Time of the Butterflies displays a reverent tone as the heroic actions of the Mirabal sisters against a totalitarian government are described, showing Alvarez’s desire to possess the same courage.
Power in our society nowadays is very misgiven and abused. When people have power they tend to use it for their own benefit and to manipulate people into believing them. In the play, The Crucible, Arthur Miller dramatizes the Salem witch trials of 1692 in order to show his audience how easy it was to be accused and hung for witchcraft. In the Crucible a group of young girls were caught dancing in the woods and in order to not receive a punishment they lied saying they got witched. The girls blamed many people of the town of being witches and caused conflict all over the village.
These situations include having immoral relationships with young girls, threatening and punishing some students from the University of Manila, neglecting his duties as a parish priest in favor of gambling, conducting his business unfairly, and barbarously punishing an Indio laborer who failed to work at his estate for three days because of his sick wife. These are some lines of the piece depicting that Spanish friars are