When Proctor had to go to the court to get his wife out of being accused of upholding witchcraft he eventually confess to his sins he committed. Talking to Danforth, Proctors says “I lusted, and there is a promise in such sweet. But it is a whore’s vengeance, and you must see it; I set myself entirely in your hands” (page 49 act three) confessing to the crime he did. He realizes what he did was wrong which was why he tried to hide it for so long. But the only way for
After the loss of his younger brother, Allie, from leukemia and being expelled from Pency Prep, Holden decides to leave and wander in New York. However during his sightseeing, Holden soon discovers what he calls the “phoniness” of adults and the pain of growing up; while experiencing this
Sending Away a Person Do you ever ask yourself why cannot I ever find a person to connect with? Am I being punished from my parents neglect what I do seem to be complete normal? The book J.D. Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye, Holden Caulfield recounts the days following his expulsion from Pencey Prep, a private school. After a fight with his roommate, Stradlater, Holden leaves school two days early to explore New York before returning home, interacting with teachers, prostitutes, nuns, an old girlfriend, and his sister along the way.
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.
In the beginning of the novel, The Catcher in the Rye, written by J.D. Salinger, Holden Caulfield, the main character of the novel, had an immature view of the world. After his weekend journey through New York City, and the real world, Holden matures as a person and discovers concepts that he was unaware of in the beginning. Holden is a relatable character, especially to teenagers, because everyone, at one point of their life, has to endure the confusing stage of life between being a child and being an
English 2A 1/22/13 Period 1 Who is the worst sinner? In The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne, a common theme is the committing of sin. The novel speaks about the confessing of sin towards yourself and your community. What do you feel could of happened if Chillingworth had never married Hester? Suppose Hester never met Dimmesdale?
When john takes Mary to the court so she can testify against the girls they think it’s a bit suspicious. When the girls are brought into the court they accuse Mary of bewitching them. John gets fed up and he confesses to his affair with Abigail to prove that she is not a goodly person and that she is jealous of his wife. Elizabeth is brought to the court to prove of what john is saying is true but because of her kindness and her love for her husband she lies to protect his name. Abigail and the girls pretend Mary is bewitching them again which make Mary breakdown and accuse john of being a witch.
The black John had many difficulties in school. He could not keep up with the work, and was even asked to leave for a semester because he was so poorly behaved. However, he decided he would dedicate himself to his schoolwork so that he ultimately could do well in life. Throughout his time in school, he never visited his home, as he took his studies very seriously. Eventually, the two Johns meet in New York City.
Chansol Lim Mr. Dalbey Honors Eng 11 Period 8 November 7, 2012 TSL Essay In the novel The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne, there are three major sinners: Hester Prynne, Arthur Dimmesdale, and Roger Chillingworth. Each character commits a different sin. Hester commits adultery with Dimmesdale while Chillingworth, her husband, is absent; Dimmesdale commits the sin of adultery, and compounds it by deceiving others to hide his sin, and Chillingworth plans a hate filled revenge on Dimmesdale. Despite the fact that all three of them commit sins, people from the puritan based society, as described by Hawthorne, regarded Hester as the most sinful person and treated her with disdain. Although the puritan society depicted in The Scarlet Letter
The Scarlet Letter Essay Through out The Scarlet Letter one of the main themes deals with the effects of guilt and hidden sin. The first character that inquired the effects of sin was Hester Prynne; she had slept with the Pastor of the town Arthur Dimmesdale and become pregnant while she was married even though her husband was thought to be at the bottom of the sea. Since you cannot keep a baby secret, Hester had to face the punishment of adultery, which the judge decided that she was to wear the letter A on her chest for the rest of her life. Hester had to face all the negatively things all the towns people said about her, but at least it made herself and Pearl more stronger physical and mentally. Hester worked hard to get the towns people to respect her, the little bit they do by making clothes for the whole town except for brides because they were thought to be pure.