And he told the judge that she is using the witch craft lie to get his wife killed so that she can be with him. Goody Proctor knows this but when she is brought into court to testify she says “no sir he did not turn from me”(Miller,194) to protect her husbands name. As proctor yells out to her ”Elizabeth tell the truth!… I have confessed it!”(Miller,194) All the conflicts in this book can all somehow be brought back to this one simple themes every single time. Lies and Deceit. It geos to show you how one small lie as little as we didn’t do it can blow up into a huge ordeal.
The biggest one is the hatred between the Socs and Greasers. The main characters, Ponyboy, Soda, Darry, Johnny, Dally, and Randy solved that problem quite well. Randy decided to not join the rumble after Bob’s death and make the relationship better with Greasers. Ponyboy also came to realization that fighting was useless by hearing other people’s feelings about the rumble. Soda, Darry, Dally realized that too by hearing that Johnny still died even though they won the rumble.
She realizes that her favorite local pool is closing down so colored people can’t swim with the whites. Glory becomes an activist herself and writes a letter to the newspaper lining which makes her preacher father proud. Therefore, the theme of this book is to treat everyone equally, such as when Glory’s friend Frankie from Ohio drinks out of the “colored fountain”. Also, when Glory’s sisters boyfriend that he was arrested for sitting with a “colored friend” at the white table. Finally, when Glory’s African- American maid helped her the most when it comes to maturing.
Pelzer used imagery when he had to play one of his Mother barbaric games as punishment such as drinking ammonia, gas chambers made from cleaning chemicals, and gruesome arm burning. Repetition was used by Pelzer, when he decided to never let his mother to fully annihilate him; giving him hope that he will rise and escape his iron cage and chains. This memoir was a perfect way for people to see the hell a domestic abused child lived, and that there should be a stop to the 702,000 children being maltreated every
With Abigail and John’s actions Abigail has a strong connection with John and lies to try and get rid of his wife Elizabeth so her selfish self can have John to herself. “Because I KNOW HER! !” John Proctor addresses this to the council when Abigail is starting back up with her lies. John gives that statement to prove he is aware of his wrongdoings and to trap Abigail in
. (page 102)” This quote perfectly explains why Walter is rude to his family because when he got the money he was suppose to give some to beneatha and put some in the bank. Instead he gave all the money to Willy Harris. Then Willy took the money and bought the liquor store without asking or even telling Walter, Now you have a more reasons to show why Walter is very very rude and ignorant to his family. The last reason why Walter is rude and disrespectful to his family is when mama came looking for him and found his at the local bar.
The film starts off introducing us to her private detective character Sheba Shayne, who learns of her father being harassed by a group of tough guys. She heads to her hometown of Louisville, Kentucky to help out and quickly gets wrapped up in taking down the baddies by herself, constantly refusing help from her past lover Brick Williams, played by Assault on Precinct 13's Austin Stoker. Sheba, Baby cuts out most of the things that make a blaxploitation film so darn delectable. You'll have the prerequisite cat fight, but gone is the in your face nudity. There are plenty of guns fights and loads of action scenes, but the grittiness is missing, replaced with a light-hearted vibe.
In an institution where you have little to no control inmates tend to allow people to do as they please because that’s the way it always has been and will be. In Shawshank there’s a group that they refer to as “the sisters,” this group specifically targets and preys on the weak, inexperienced, and young. Andy was a target as soon as he walked into Shawshank, every chance they got they would corner him and try to get what they wanted. One day, behind the washers in the laundry room Andy was threatening them with Hexlite he tripped and fell and in that instant they jumped him. After “the sisters” accomplished their goal in the laundry, they came after him one more time and as Red says, “He must have come to the conclusion that others before him had come to, namely, that there are only two ways to deal with the sisters: fight them and get taken, or just get taken… He decided to fight.” (King, 23) This next advance by “the sisters” Andy was forced onto his knees and told by the main sister, Boggs Diamond, that he will swallow whatever he sticks in Andy’s mouth.
In the essay “Notes of a Native Son” by James Baldwin, he expresses feelings of hate and despair towards his father. His father died when James was 19 years old from tuberculosis; it just so happens that his funeral was on the day of the Harlem Riot of 1943. Baldwin explains that his father isn’t fond of white people due to the racist past. He recalls a time when a white teacher brought him to a theater and that caused nothing but upset with his father, even though it was a kind act. Many events happened to Baldwin as a result of segregation, including a time where a waitress refused to serve him due to his skin color and Baldwin threw a pitcher of water at her.
Money is often what is associated with greed in this world. It can blind people to the point where they disregard the situation of all others. In the play “A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry, Walter Lee wants the money that was left from his late father’s life insurance to invest in a liquor store. Everyone else in the family thinks that it’s a very bad idea. His mother, also known as Mama, is the one receiving the money, and wants it to be spent on bettering the family.
Summary: Aibileen traches Mae Mobley to use the bathroom by herself and the Leefolts build Aibileen a separate colored bathroom outside. Skeeter gets approval from Mrs. Stein to start writing a rough draft about what life is like as a colored maid. She approaches Aibileen to interview her and though at first she is reluctant but eventually decides to do it as long as they’re careful. Meanwhile Skeeter goes on a long awaited date with the senator’s son, Stuart, who is drunk and incredibly rude the entire time. Personal Connection: I can understand how upset Skeeter was after her date with Stuart.
The Order Sale Vera Waterston or also known as Sá is a crossed breed daughter from her mother an Elemental and her father who is a noble. She is part of the uprising that is trying to stop the segregation and harsh treatment towards the Elementals, as is her mother until she is wounded in a riot. Growing up with Elementals as her family, Sá knows the truth about how the orderly actually treat them. Sá is now stuck between two hard choices of whether she should leave everyone she knows and cares about in the slums and go with her father, or stay and watch as everyone suffers under the power of the orderlies. *** “Sá,” her mother aspirated.
Lily finds freedom for herself and her nanny after breaking her out of prison, setting them on a life away from her abusive household. They escape to Tiburon as an attempt to learn more of Lily 's late mother 's past, finding mothers in the Boatwright sisters. There she is forced to encounter bouts of racism as she gets involved in the black community. Her boyfriend, Zach, is put unjustly into jail, which brings much heartache to said community, resulting in May Boatwright 's suicide. Her boyfriend is set free, as well as Lily herself, whom escapes her father 's isolating grasp once more, staying with the family she made and not the one she
In Langston Hughes’ “Thank You, M’am” Rodger is taught right from wrong from a large women whom he tries to rob. A young boy named Rodger tries to steal the large women, named Luella Bates Washington Jones. But the large women doesn’t let him get away with it. After she notices that he has a dirty face she keeps hold of him and hauls him home to wash his face. After she hauls him to her apartment he washes his face and makes the decision not to leave out the door she leaves open.
The night of Angela and Bayardo 's wedding, Bayardo founds that his wife is not a virgin. Se is sent back to her home where she is beating by her mother and weeps, not because of her mother but the pain she feels for her husband. Angela 's brother, Pablo and Pedro are sent to kill the Santiago Nasar, the person who supposedly took their sister 's virginity. Throughout the story we learn how the brothers go about there vengeful journey to regain their families ' honor and respect. The entire town eventually figures out about the murder and only several people try to stop the murder from happening, but ultimately failed.