Hell, Strobel argues, was created as the place for those whose decisions in life led to inevitable separation from God. In that way, it is the choice of the individual, demonstrated in earthly decisions, that determines the eternal destination. A hell with equal punishment for
They deemed The Crucible was an allegory to McCarthyism. The book follows the events that occurred in Salem, Massachusetts. It portrays from the view point of the girl who started the witch hunt to townsfolk being victimized by the horrible acts of fearful people. The person most responsible for the epidemic of fear is Abigail Williams, a manipulative teenager trying to connect with her lover. Abigail Williams
“Your wickedness makes you as it were heavy as lead, and to tend downward with great weight and pressure toward hell.” (Edwards 47). Jonathan Edwards uses violent, hellish, figurative language to show people what will happen if they are not reborn into the Puritan way. The way the author uses this scare tactic makes the reader feel uneasy
In a fictional work based on the history, we see an enactment of the frenzy. In The Crucible by Arthur Miller Abigail Williams force others to join in witchcraft. She only thinks about her self and she loved John Proctor that’s why she was jealous to his wife Elizabeth Proctor. Abigail Williams also force other girls to obey her words. "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.
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apocalypsis "revelation," from Gk. apokalyptein "uncover," from apo- "from" (see apo-) + kalyptein "to cover, conceal" (see Calypso). The Christian end-of-the-world story is part of the revelation in John of Patmos' book "Apokalypsis" (a title rendered into Eng. as "Apocalypse" c.1230 and "Revelations" by Wyclif c.1380). Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper Cite This Source Cultural Dictionary Apocalypse [(uh- pok -uh-lips)] Another name for the New Testament Book of Revelation; from the Greek word for “revelation.” Note : An “apocalypse” is a final catastrophe.