I gathered a lot of evidence throughout Patrick Shanley’s play, Doubt: A Parable, and I conclude that Father Flynn is guilty due to Donald being a very easy target and Father Flynn acting is very odd ways. Donald Muller, the little boy in the story, seems to be a very easy target for a predator. Donald is very isolated in school. He does not have any friends, so he the fact that the priest would accept him would make him feel accepted in the school. Donald is also the only black boy within the entire school.
(Slim 32) Slim assumed she was looking for unwarranted attention from him. What the ranch hands did not realize is that her loneliness led her to these actions, “She put her hand behind her back and leaned against the door frame so that her body was thrown forward.” (Steinbeck 31). Being in a relationship should satisfy one's need for attention.
In addition, a sense of fear was running through the minds of both the old and young. In that, the old do not know what to expect from the uprising movement and the new would like to be a part of the New Movement, but the sounds of gunshots pose too many threats to them. Ms. Audrey was Winston’s mother. She was an unforgiving and cold-hearted mother towards him. She was always concerned about Gary’s party and her high level of ignorance led her to be constantly fighting over words with Winston.
He describes how the women are always gossiping and curious, like how they only go to Miss Emily’s funeral because they wanted to see the inside of her house, but the men go to pay respects. The author also focuses on Miss Emily’s appearance very often making it seem like her appearance is one of the only things that makes her
The other men would always laugh and joke at the priest but Henry never did. Although it doesn’t make him instantly religious, it does seem that Henry keeps the thought of religion in the back of his head. This is just the beginning of Henry changing, and at this point, he has no clue he is even changing. Next he meets Catherine.
Similar to Lorraine, John does not get along with his father. They do not get along because they disagree on what John should do as a career. John wants to become an actor, but his father wants him to join the Coffee Exchange. When John mentions to his father that he wants to be an actor,
The girl wanted to be closer to her father in spite of the fact she was afraid of him a little and did not know what he thought about, unlike her mother. “In this he was quite different from my mother, who... would tell me all sorts of things” (Munro 3). Narrator’s mother was ready to share her memories with daughter, but the girl did not view her as a true ally. The woman wanted to implant her child woman behavior, and the narrator did not want to play a standardized female role. The girl did not like any types of the housework and did not obey to her mother or other female relatives.
and began mimicking him in a similar fashion. It was difficult to watch the parents struggle, and it frustrated me that there was no discipline or punishment whatsoever; every one of the parents’ responses were passive. I thought it was very interesting to see how Child A’s sister was calm when she first came in with the parents, but as soon as they sat down and Child A began getting rowdy, she followed his every move. Unless the parents change their way of teaching, Child A would not be a great role model for his sister to follow.
This is shown in the way Celie did not receive the education she deserved but mainly it is shown through the fact that Celie never knew about the man she calls her ‘father’ not truly being her father. The fact that Celie does not know this vital information symbolizes that women are kept in the dark. Throughout the novel, Walker uses the image of the church to contradict the hope Celie gets from God. In the novel, we learn that Celie was beaten by her ‘father’ because according to him, she winked at a boy in church.
Kambili also learns another part of herself when she becomes heartbroken. Father Amadi and Kambili are talking, and Father Amadi asks Kambili to come spend some time with him at the chaplaincy, but she refuses due to unresolved emotions. ¨ I did not know that tears had slipped down my cheeks until Father Amadi reached out and wiped them away, running his open palm over my face. Then he enclosed me in his arms and held me.(page # 282)¨ Or. ¨ I wanted to ask him to say my name in a different way because he did not have the right to say it the old way.
He also doesn 't apply himself to go to boarding school. Holden likes his little sister a lot. He’s always trying to talk to her about what goes on in his life because he refuses to go home and talk to his parents. Phoebe, his little sister sometimes doesn 't like to help Holden because he wants him to do better and start going to school and go home once and awhile. Holden rarely goes home because he lives in a rehab house.
In the memoir The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls, the main character Jeannette goes through a collision of culture by the way her parents disagree about their religious beliefs. The difference between the two parents are shown when Jeannette says “Church was particularly excruciating when Dad came along. Dad had been raised a Baptist, but he didn’t like religion and didn’t believe in God. He believed in science and reason, he said, not superstition and voodoo. But Mom had refused to have children unless Dad agreed to raise them as Catholics and to attend church himself on holy days of obligation”.
In the classical drama “The Crucible” by Arthur Miller is about the witch-hunts and trials in the seventeenth century in Salem, Massachusetts was a tragedy. Miller’s drama is a horrific tragedy because nineteen men and women and 2 dogs were we convicted and hanged for witchcraft. For instance John Proctor was put through many things throughout the play, unfair and false accusations were made about him for no reasons. Truth and lies that were made and said ended many relationships and brought forth the real truth which ended with a tragic death. The definition of a tragedy is a literary work in which the protagonist is brought to ruin or suffers extreme sorrow especially as a consequence of a tragic flaw, moral weakness, or inability to cope
In life you have to live with the consequences of the decisions that you make. In The Crucible by Arthur Miller, John Proctor has to live with the consequences of his affair with Abigail Williams when he confesses it to the court publicly and he has to live with the consequences of what Elizabeth(his wife) does or says about the affair. Abigail Williams would have had to live with the consequences of her actions the night she and the other girls danced in the woods if she had confessed to doing witchcraft that night. The consequences of the people who did not confess to witchcraft, even though they were innocent, was that they were to be hanged. The play The Crucible takes place in Salem, Massachusetts in 1692; it is about the Salem witch
In Northanger Abbey, Jane Austen describes Catherine Moreland, an ordinary girl who becomes an unexpected heroine. Catherine Moreland led a simple life with her plain and pleasant family, and when looking at her childhood alone, she was certainly not destined for greatness, as most heroes are attributed to be. Austen details Catherine’s childhood and utilizes literary techniques to introduce and develop Catherine Moreland’s character. Throughout the passage, Austen uses indirect characterization and direct characterization combined with point of view to illustrate Catherine’s seemingly plain and simple personality. Austen begins with a description of Catherine Moreland’s home life and family, and through these descriptions, Catherine’s character is indirectly characterized.