They can be extremely charming but this is only an act to benefit themselves in the future. This sounds extremely cruel but sociopaths cannot help it because they do not feel emotions. Sociopaths live in their own world where people are nothing but
Nicole Ruiz Mrs. Andrews AP Language and Composition/Period2 23 September 2013 During the late 1700’s, the colonies in America were upset and resentful of the British tyranny. In order to make the separation between the two groups official, Thomas Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence. Two hundred years later, women were facing the same injustice, only it was from men; and to protest against the unfair treatment, Elizabeth Cady Stanton wrote the Declaration of Sentiments and Resolutions. Both parties of oppression fought against the same outcome, unjust treatment. Stanton's declaration was a parody to Jefferson's and closely resembled his work.
Justice is what is seen to be right and just by society and this means that society is catered for. However, an outsider does not conform with society so what they may think is just is different to society. These conflicting views mean that societies justice can be placed on the outsider. Outsiders are often isolated, they don't fit in or necessarily want to fit in . They often don't pick up on the nrules or cues society have to operate.
A History of Persecution For millennium humans have been afraid of the unknown and what they do not understand. This fear has led to violence and the perpetration of unspeakable actions in the name of eradicating that fear. During the 1940’s and 50’s the United States was suffering under the fear of communist sabotage and were turning to McCarthyism to root out the traitors. Playwright Arthur Miller saw the unfairness and mad persecutions that were sweeping the nation and satired it all in his play The Crucible which is a retelling of the Salem Witch Trials that took place in Massachusetts in 1692. Miller used the play to represent injustices that were going on at the time such as accusations that had no substantial evidence, an unfair assumption that the accused was guilty until proven innocent, and the tendency of Senator McCarthy to retaliate against any criticism against him an accusation of being a communist sympathizer.
Proctor is against the rules of theocracy because the government of Salem is corrupt and that there is no justice to protect the people of Salem. Proctor does not care about what the people say because the only important thing for him is his family and the justice for the town. In short, John Proctor is against the rules of theocracy. Proctor admits his sin and speaks his mind who fear. Proctors action s reveal his inner strength.
Through the novel, The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne, the reader learns that the Puritan religion looks down on sinning and punishes sinners harshly. Through several examples throughout the text, the reader can conclude that Hawthorne did not agree with the Puritans’ attitude toward sin. Hawthorne uses satire throughout the novel to make fun of the Puritan views. The main character of the novel is Hester Prynne, who is found cheating on her husband. As a result, she is forced to wear a sewn scarlet “A” on her clothing.
English 11- H 8 October, 2012 The Greatest Sinner Sin is very immoral; and is a despicable act that defies divine law. Anyone who is a sinner is thought of as an offender of what is pure. In the novel, The Scarlet Letter, Nathaniel Hawthorne which is a novel about an adulterous and her secret lover who wanted to escape the society of old time Puritan Boston and their own personal sins. One of the characters, Roger Chillingworth, wants them to pay through humiliation and guilt and so he wants them alive and to stay in Boston. He foils their plans to escape so the only other escape options were death.
The first and third sentences of the passage are long, while the second is short and simple. The long and powerful sentences surround the shortest one, drawing a parallel to the Party's inescapable control over Winston. The Party controls him by making him feel isolated, proving that his thought is corrupted. Winston believes that "[h]e was alone" (25). He thinks that he is the only one that opposes the corrupt authority, but does not reach out to other people because he is afraid.
The Crucible by Arthur Miller, written in response to the 1950’s anti-communist actions, is a play that recollects these famous trials. The play, set during the time of the famous witch trials, depicts the lives of the citizens. Throughout the course of the play many of the ideals of Puritanism are broken. These ideals that are violated are lying and adultery, coveting of neighbor’s goods, and envy. The citizens of Salem fail to live up to the Puritan ideals.
No one wants to be seen as weak or a failure and be taken advantage of, that’s why people have their guards up. Things Fall Apart tells a story of a stubborn man (Okonkwo) responding to change. In Chinua Achebe’s book Things Fall Apart, he reveals Okonkwo’s fear of failure and of weakness. Okonkwo, with a deep insecurity of being like his father, known to be a poor, unsuccessful man and a failure in his society, gives his best to be successful and nothing else. Okonkwo passionately works hard to be at the top as a respected man (which he achieves) and the complete opposite of his disappointing father.