Trifles is a play about two deaths, Mr. Wright and Minnie. Minnie’s spirit has been murdered by her husband and in return she murdered him. It is hinted many times that dark things may have happened in this house to Minnie. When Mr. Hale asked about Minnie’s husband wanting to put a phone “she started to laugh” “looked at me—scared”. Getting a phone could give Minnie some freedom the Mr. Wright did not want to give her.
Barbara claims to love her brother, but tells the detective how fearful of him she is. In his eyes, Perry sees this as betrayal and may be a large part of the reason he detest her. Capote uses this lyric because it foreshadows the death of Perry. Otto and Perry conclude the song by asking “won’t you give me flowers while I’m living” (Capote 117). This lyric is essential because the “lilies” and the “flowers” symbolize mercy.
In Arthur Miller’s, The Crucible, passions turned into problems. Witchcraft in Salem Massachusetts became a remembered event since 1692. Three girls were said to have interactions with the devil. When they were confronted about it they denied every interaction the people who were convicted they would say they weren’t a witch and would bring someone else’s name into the equation. Those who would admit to being a witch would go to jail, but for those who denied having interaction with the devil would have been trialed and hung, so really, anyway you put it it’s a lose-lose situation.
Also, they were trying to win over lovers by accusing their wives and getting them hung. The accusers used the trials to settle situations such as the death of a loved one by blaming it on witchcraft. It was not quite like that in the Japanese Internment experience. The accuser now was the government not little girls. And there was a document that the government used to do this.
At the end of the interrogation, she confessed to murdering the victim. Nevertheless, Ella later asserted that she did not commit the murder and she made a false confession because of the coercion. Records show that the interrogation almost lasted for 18 hours. Besides, she was neither allowed to rest nor given any food. Ella Roger’s confession was involuntary and the veracity of her
But it is a whore's vengeance, and you must see it now” (Miller ). John tries to reveal who Abigail really is but it does not help the lives of those who are to be hanged. Abigail uses her own personal desires to get to what she wants even though many people died in the
Sir Launcelot and Queen Guinevere have been sleeping together this makes both him and the queen unloyal to King Arthur. Sir Launcelot and Queen Guinevere’s sin could have had them both killed for adultery. Sir Launcelot made it his very priority to protect the queen. According to Green, when Queen Guinevere was kidnapped by Melliagraunce, Sir Lauancelot was quick to go and save her (345). After Sir Launcelot defeated Sir Melliagraunce, Queen Guinevere met him in the garden and confessed her love to him (Green 350-352).
Both Dimmesdale and Hester commited the same sin of adultery, resulting in Pearl. However, because Hester confessed the sin early on, she had the rest of her life to try and change the purpose of her scarlet A to mean something more than just sin. Which she succeeds in, the people refused to interpret the scarlet letter for sin and instead for “Able.” Soon after, the people had almost forgotten what the original meaning of the scarlet letter was. On the contrary Dimmesdale doesn’t confess his sin and lives a terrible life of self-harming and guilt.Yet, in the end he confesses on the scaffold and dies at
The book is about a girl in jail named Hester Prynne, she's an adulterous who is about to be let out of prison so that she can it can be pardoned through town wearing the scarlet letter “A”, she is being forced to wear the letter as proof that she has committed the crime of adultery. People find out that she's an adulterous because she has a baby, daughter named Pearl and her husband has been away for years. So it doesn’t add up. There are so many secrets in the novel “The Scarlet Letter”, and Hester is keeping one by showing loyalty to the baby father of refusing to giving up his name. Symbolism is presented throughout all of these secrets, conflicts and Irony in the novel.
Hale as she is seeing first-hand what has become of the once vibrant Minnie Foster. It is interesting Mrs. Hale keeps referring to Mrs. Wright by her name before she married Mr. Wright. The author does this to reinforce the differences in the kind of person Minnie Foster was and the kind of person Mrs. Wright is. Mrs. Peters is also seeing and feeling how sad and lonesome life has been for Mrs. Wright. Mrs. Hale regrets not being a better friend and is beginning to feel some culpability for the murder of Mr. Wright.