If God gives, why wouldn’t he have a right to take away? Job even speaks these words: Naked I came from my mother’s womb, and naked I will depart. The LORD gave and the LORD has taken away; may the name of the LORD be praised” (NIV Bible, Job. 1.21). Both Job and J.B. stand for their opinion when their wives tell them to curse God, but start doubting themselves weather they are as innocent as they think when their friends “come to help”, that’s when the main difference occur.
Morgan Christiansen Coach Burleson English 2 Antigone essay Haemon, son of King Creon, is trying to manipulate his father into not killing Antigone, his bride to be, who broke the law by giving her brother a proper burial in a horrific battle he fought between him and his own brother. “She covered her brothers body. Is this indecent? She kept him from the dogs and vultures. Is this crime?
This is equivalent to Christians standing up for the church without knowing what the church stands for. When a logical atheist tries to reason with a Christian, the Christian blindly follows the church until he sees the church’s hypocrisy firsthand. After reading and analyzing Tartuffe, one would think that Moliere was an obvious atheist. However, Moliere is not attacking the foundation of Christianity or the actual religion. He is criticizing the church
You forget nothin’ and forgive nothin’” (155 Proctor). No matter how hard he asked for forgiveness, she did not believe him. When John Proctor was sentenced to his death, he had to confess to witchcraft. If he did not confess he would be hung. John did not want to die with the guilt of him not confessing, “ I cannot mount the gibbet like a saint.
Recognition is when the hero reaches a new level of self-awareness or epiphany, but is too late to change his fate. Before proctor is executed, they allow Elizabeth and John Proctor to speak alone. After they are done speaking with each other, John turns around and yells I want my life. After that Danforth ask him if he had seen anyone with the devil and he said no. When Rebecca shows up, she says, “Oh, John-God send his mercy on you!”(Miller 121).
Being the daughter of the town priest, she is torn between what she thinks is right and the well being of Bertram. Believing heavily in the bible, Rachel wants Bertram to plead guilty and let the legal system take action. Hearing about the case at
This denouncement of Mr. Putnam brought down an accusation upon his wife. He then stands strong against the court and brings forth a deposition, written by him, to help him free his wife. Contained within this deposition was the testimony of an unnamed individual within the community pointing out Thomas Putnam’s malicious motives to accuse his neighbors of witchcraft and buy their land after they had had there land auctioned off by the local government. Danforth then turns to Giles and asks who this person was. With the knowledge that this innocent man would then be accused of witchcraft as well, the courageous Giles refuses to reveal this innocent man’s name.
Reverend Parris “The Crucible” written by Arthur Miller takes place in Salem, Massachusetts during the 20th century. This play is about the towns people of Salem who claim to encounter black magic in order to face their struggles and get what they want. Reverend Parris is one of these characters. He is a monotonous character who only cares about his reputation and well being. In this play his social life is bruise which causes him to reject the morals he should have a reverend, and become mentally ill. Reverend Parris’ relationship with the town people is very poor.
Antigone dared to defy the King’s threat of death to bury her brother, and shows true family pride. According to the text, Antigone responds to Creon " I admit it i did it. I wont deny that." (PG.17-500). This shows sign of pride on standing up for her family pride.
When his daughter is sick he try’s everything to avoid the thought of any witchcraft. Not only is he worried that his daughter will be at risk but he believes his reputation would be ruined. Also, if any witchcraft was said to have been done under his roof he would be hanged no questions asked. With all the provided information we can blatantly see that Reverend Parris is fighting for a good reputation and less for his daughter’s life. Elizabeth Proctor is the husband of John Proctor a land owner in Salem.