George has to put up with Lennie and then kill his best friend, Curley’s wife faces discrimination and even her kindness towards Lennie leads to her death. It is Lennie’s lack of understanding of the pain he is causing that loses our pity towards him and it is the weight
John denies Abigail saying that it will never happen because he loves his wife. Their relationship isn’t the strongest but love is there. This so called love drives Abigail to accuse Johns wife of witchcraft so that she is to be hanged for committing sins against the bible. She thinks that killing Johns wife would make him love her even though John has told her otherwise so many times already. Her actions actually hurt John greatly throughout the story.
Rayona hates it more than anything that when she goes anywhere, people poke fun at her and make racial remarks to her which makes her feel insecure about herself. When Ray meets Foxy for the first time, Father Tom introduces her and Foxy says, “Your Christine’s kid…The one whose father is a nigger” (Dorris 44). Not only does Rayona have to deal with racism her mother is always putting her in bad situations. There has been quite a few times where Christine has attempted to leave Ray and told her that she wanted to commit suicide. One time in the very beginning of the story Elgin goes to visit Christine in the hospital, Rayona had not seen him in 5 months and Christine did not want to tell him about her sickness.
When Proctor realized that he was neglecting his wife, he broke his ties with Abigail. This caused her to vow revenge on Proctor and she tried to kill his wife Elizabeth. Abigail William’s struggle to gain power over others is a prime example of the play’s theme of jealousy. Abigail’s struggle for power over the Proctors and the people of Salem begins with
In the Crucible, Abigail is tormented by the fact that she had been caught out having an affair with John Proctor. This creates conflict between John’s wife Elizabeth and Abigail. Abigail is devastated that she cannot be with John and lashes out in fury and creates chaos in the heart of the town with her false accusations within Salem. Abigail’s uncontrollable acts rise which result in the hanging of many people, ultimately destroying the love of her life. She was blinded by her own problems in life that she couldn’t see her ways, although to John, Abigail was transparent.
She gets revenge on Elizabeth Proctor because she is fired by the Proctor's and is in love with John, Elizabeth's husband. She is jealous of Elizabeth because she had an affair with John but he chooses his wife over Abigail. Abigail proves she is still in love with John by the jealousy she portrays when she says”Oh, I marvel how such a strong man may let much a sickly wife... She is a cold, sniveling women, and you bend to her!”(pg 23& 24). In order for her to get John she needs to get rid of Elizabeth. She does this by accusing her of witchcraft and claiming that “the familiar spirit of Elizabeth Procter stabbed her with a needle” (2, 24-25).
Before the play even begins, the antecedent action includes Abigail and Proctor having an affair. Sex out of wedlock is a heinous crime and Abigail would be severely punished if ever found out, so the risk she takes tells of how starved she is for love. Similarly, Abigail continues to lust for Proctor even after the affair ends. In the seven months after she left the Proctor house, she convinces herself that Proctor does indeed love her. She makes herself believe that his wife, Elizabeth Proctor, stands in their way.
(38) In this passage we learn that the wife of Mr. Wilson, a hardworking and loving individual, is Tom’s mistress. She betrays the love of her husband by cheating on him with Tom, which is evident when Tom says, “I want to see you,” and she agrees, “All right.” “She nodded and moved away from him just as George Wilson emerged with two chairs from his office door,” shows that she further betrayed his trust by planning a meeting with Tom while her husband was out of the room. Early in chapter seven of the novel we are introduced to the third act of betrayal. Nick and Mr. Gatsby had just arrived at the Buchannan residence and sat down with Jordan and Daisy. At this point it was apparent that Tom was not in the room due to a phone call with George Wilson.
When Clara turned nineteen, she confessed to Wieck about her relationship with Schumann. Her confession drove Wieck into a jealous rage; he did everything in his might to prevent the loving couple from seeing each other. Despite Wieck’s strong objection, Clara and Schumann were finally married on September 12, 1840, when Clara almost turned 21 and Schumann’s age of 30. The time was a struggle for Clara as she filled herself with guilt that she had “betrayed” her beloved father- Wieck never forgave her and denied Clara as his daughter ever
Because john stayed with his wife and didn’t, or couldn’t, leave her to be with Abby it drove Abby mad. She started this witch scare so she could call Goodie Proctor a witch and she would either be sentenced to death or put in jail. Today people get married and divorced within weeks. Weather this is a good or bad thing is your own opinion. In the crucible many people were branded as witches.