She threatens the other girls with violence if they refuse to go along with her plans, and she does not hesitate to accuse them of witchcraft if their loyalty proves untrue: “Let either of you breathe a word, or the edge of a word, about the other things, and I will come to you in the black of some terrible night and I will bring a pointy reckoning that will shudder you!”(Miller 19). In one of the court scenes, she claims, “Oh, Heavenly Father, take away this shadow!” (Miller 97), to prove that Mary Warren is threatening her with something evil. The hypocritical reference to God in order to trick the individuals in Salem reinforces Abigail’s cunning and devious character and the readers are given a sense of Abigail’s intelligence as she manages to perfectly manipulate the situation to her
The Dolphin comes into town and Hannah flags it down. She tells Nat to take Hannah and get away safe. She couldn’t leave with him because Mercy, her cousin, is very ill and needs to help her. Kit did not realize that the townspeople were also looking for her. Goodwife Cruff’s husband accuses Kit of being a witch and they lock her in jail.
During Act 1 Mary attempted to be righteous, by trying to get Abigail to confess about what the dancing in the forest. She doesn’t want to be hanged for witchcraft and breaks down to the point Abigail smashes her across the face. Mary claims that they’ll “only be whipped for dancing’.” (Miller 18).“Abby, we’ve got to tell. Witchery’s a hangin’ error’.” (Miller 18). Mary was afraid of Abigail Williams and didn’t tell the truth fearing that Abigail would hurt her.
“She is the consummate seductress; the witchcraft hysteria in the play originates in her carnal lust for Proctor” (Schissel 3). Abigail is the core of “The Crucible”, everything originates in her desire for Proctor, and the way she achieves her goals. “Abigail is the most complex of the girls in the town who cry out against their elders. Both clever and cunning, her intense cynicism toward the so called respectability of the town is partly supported in the way that we see them act” (Abbotson 1). She has so many layers to her character that we as readers can explore.
just like today, kids will follow along with their peers or parents. “And Lewis said it was all the fault of Martha Cory, the very same Gospel Woman that Ann had already accused. Like Ann, Lewis claimed that she saw Martha Cory’s spirit roasting a spectral man on a spit inside her fireplace”(Schanzer 45). If one person became afraid of another because they were seen doing strange things or wearing strange vestments, then they might convince others that the person is an imp or a witch/wizard. “Common history has painted Annand her young peers as selfish, vicious fakers who fueled the witchcraft trials out of boredom or spite.
Supernatural elements such as the Witches, the dagger, Banquo’s ghost and the Apparitions amplify the beginning and the end of the cycle of life. The three Witches are the most prominent voices of unnaturalness in Macbeth. As soon as the play begins, we are introduced into the desolation of the heath where, among thunder and lightning, the three Witches plan to meet Macbeth. This scene purposely set dark and ominous by Shakespeare sets up the tone of the rest of the play. It opens with the poetic verse of the Witches and this places their supernatural influence at the center of events.
She did everything we expected and needed her to do: she cursed the princess, impeded the heroic prince’s progress, lost everything in the end, and did not live happily ever after. Disney had created a character that jived with what the public was looking for. However, this archetype did not appear with the creation of Maleficent. The “Wicked Witch” archetype has been around for hundreds, if not thousands, of years. The association of witches with evil can be traced all the way back to the Bible.
As soon as someone saw that, they immediately swam away. My mom quickly jumped in the pool with a cup to scoop the poop. Sadly, I got in trouble by my parents, for throwing a tantrum and for pooping in the pool. I ended up having to take a long time out in a lawn chair. My parents never told anyone about pooping because they did not want to ruin anyone else’s fun time in the pool.
Everyone thinks the burns are from a pot of spaghetti but only a selected few know that her dad actually did it. Sarah is so scared of her dad that she is staying in a hospital and is refusing to talk. Eric Calhoune knows the true identity if the burns and refuses to stay on the sideline. Him, his friend and his teacher get Sarah Byrnes out of the hospital to look for her mom. But Sarah's crazy dad, Virgil knows something up.
Lady Macbeth Guilty Until Proven Innocent What is a bully? How can bullying happen? Which is worse physical or emotional bullying? From the beginning of “Macbeth”, the witches brought up the idea, Lady Macbeth only wants power and control in the majority of the readers minds. Setting off such a unique vibe, Lady Macbeth emits her urgency to gain the greatest amount of power she can.
Ironically he can’t swim and when he doesn’t resurface his wife and friend George assume he drowned. In reality though he had transformed into a fish. The fish Limpet, while having some underwater adventure, discovers that he can perform an underwater “roar.” Even though he is a fish, Limpet is still determined to help the Navy. Limpet searches around and finds a convoy and requests to see George. With George 's help he becomes enlisted in the Navy
In order to attain water they had to catch the falling rain when the world decided to show some sympathy towards the stranded survivors. Over time in the hot yellow sun they had to fight off sharks with oars and their hands, they lost almost half their body weight due to malnutrition, their bodies became dry and swollen, they had to patch bulletholes in their rafts after a japanese bomber shot at their rafts, and McNamara ended up dieing on day 33 of starvation and dehydration. That 's only scratching the surface of what happened to them on their 47 days at sea though. On their 47th day they came to a boat near a pacific island that was Japanese territory and 2,000 miles away from where they crashed. They were taken into captivity as POWs by Japan.
The play accurately describes the mass hysteria of both events. When the character Mary Warren states chants “Abby, you mustn’t (Miller Act 3:1012)”, the other girls, including Abigail Williams, all repeat. Prior to this Abbygail pretends to be bewitched by Mary, and all the other girls follow Abigail in fear. When people are under pressure, like how Abigail threatens the girls, people are in
This kindled a powerful hatred that Abby had towards Elizabeth that would soon cause much more than a little harm. Once the idea of witchery took deep root into the hearts of the people, many were accused and arrested. Out of the selfishness of her heart, Abigail accused Elizabeth Proctor of witchcraft in an attempt to be rid of her so she could have John. She kept telling herself that she was in love with him, and she would use any opportunity to her advantage to be rid of Elizabeth. This however, would not bode well with John.