THE CRUCIBLE Character analysis Abigail Williams – Abigail Williams is an orphan, unmarried but has an affair with married man John Proctor. From the start of the play Abigail is a villain, she tells lies and manipulates everyone to fit her own little world, all so she gets her way, to get revenge on Elizabeth Proctor. Throughout the hysteria Abigail is driven by sexual desire, lust for power and jealousy. All of the young girls in Salem have no authority, the minister and other male adults are God’s representatives. The trials start, in which the girls act as though they have a direct connection to God, led by the now powerful Abigail.
Many aspects of her life; however, make her madness more excusable. Blanche’s increasingly unstable state comes to an end in her being committed to an asylum. The cause and effect of Blanche’s madness are used to bring the play together as a whole and show how madness affects everyone in the play. In A Streetcar Named Desire Blanche drinks, has sex and lies compulsively to help boost her own self esteem. Blanche’s husband commits suicide after Blanche finds him in bed with another man.
The poems Porphyria’s Lover and The Laboratory both by Robert Browning are both quite simillar in the way he tells them and sets the scene/setting are different in several ways. Porphyria’s Lover is about a man who is in love with a woman who is from a rich upper-class family so cannot stay or be seen with him. So one night when she goes to see him, he kills her, so that she cannot leave him again. The Laboratory is about a woman whose boyfriend has left her or another girl. She then wants revenge.
He cruelly rejects Hero, saying "There, Leonato, take her back again. Give not this rotten orange to your friend!" and proceeds to shame her publicly by hurling wild accusations of her alleged infidelity. This cunning, villainous scheme was planted into the mind of the gullible young Claudio by none other than Don John the bastard, with the assistance of his followers. This comes as a surprise to the audience as Don John attempted to trick Claudio previously saying that Don Pedro was 'in love' with Hero and intended to woo her and marry her himself.
..She married! Oh such wicked speed! To hop so nimbly into an incestuous bed!’ (1.2.57) Hamlet shows his disgust towards Gertrude for her actions. “You cannot call it love…..when the compulsive ardour gives the charge…3.2.75-95. In addition, Claudius is again disloyal to Hamlet when he colludes with Laertes to kill him.
Romeo and Juliet is a tragedy about a feud between two families, the Capulets and the Montagues. The capulets daughter, Juliet, falls in love with Romeo, who is the son of the Montagues. However, there is no possible way they can truly be in love. For example, they barely know each other, they are too young, and they only like each other for their looks. Romeo and Juliet’s relationship is not even a relationship because they have to sneak around and lie to everybody they love.
In the beginning of the play, she witnesses her husband sleeping with an older man. After her confrontation with him, he runs outside and commits suicide by putting the gun through his mouth outside in public. Blanche felt that the secret was out about her husband’s gay affair so she becomes extremely provocative to show and feel that she is still desired. In this case it shows that she is very weak and cannot hold up without having a man. When she loses all her many in her promiscuous ways, she decides to go stay with her sister Stella and her husband Stanley.
Julia seduces Tito to advance her singing career. The last theme is marriage seen as a sexual repression since Tito is constantly lying to his wife about the many girls that he has slept with. Also, Maggie feels like she has to have a last fling before having any commitment with Max. Lend Me a Tenor is highly hilarious and fits into the genre as farce. The deception makes the play entertaining
Angela Vicario dishonors her family by marrying another man when she had already slept with another man. A woman sleeping with another man before getting married is considered as a taboo and therefore as a consequence, a family loses its honor in the society. In order for the Vicario Brothers to restore this honor and clear their Sister’s name, they are supposed to kill Santiago Nasar since he is the one who took away her virginity. In the Stranger Meursult is condemned to death by the society for not only killing the “Arab” but also for not showing emotions at his mother’s funeral. Women are portrayed as sex symbols in which the reader finds quite devastating.
Willy displays another fatal flaw, he is a liar to his family. Willy has an affair with a woman and even gives her the stockings that he bought for his wife Linda. This could be the reason for why Happy believes success is being with as many women as possible, and is also the destruction of any trust Biff had for Willy. Willy Loman displays many