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.
In order to understand the mind of Darl, the reader must also understand Darl’s place in the Bundren family. A majority of Darl’s family doesn’t like him, even before the death of Addie and the journey to Jefferson. Addie herself hates Darl’s very existence. She thinks of Darl as Anse’s child and not hers, “And now he has three children that are his and not mine” (102). Darl is also brings humiliation for Anse because other townsfolk are always talking about Darl and how strange he is.
It also had its negative effects on Atticus, when he was called degrading names like ‘nigger lover’ and being treated badly by the townspeople for defending Tom. His children were also persecuted because of his courageous act. Boo Radley was another man in the town who suffered severely due to the demeanour of others who had superstitions and judgements made up about him causing children to harass him just because he didn't want to leave his house and lastly Dolphus Raymond who suffered emotionally just because he lived with a black and had mixed children. The racial and prejudice attitudes of the townspeople in Maycomb is the driving force behind nearly all the negative events that happen in the story which caused emotional and physical pain to many
Throughout Miller’s novel The Crucible, religion is heavily criticized and the institution of it in Salem. Criticism is displayed when Abigail reveals her hatred for Salem and the key values the town lived by: “I never knew what pretense Salem was, I never knew the lying lessons I was taught by all these Christian women and their covenanted men” (I. 22). Abigail criticized the way religion was taught and the context of religion in Salem. Miller argues that Salem’s teachings to the people amongst one another was wrong doing with the fact that few people such as Abigail saw them as too drastic or immorally wrong.
The food is horrific, the sleeping conditions are terrible, and the place is very unsanitary. The nuns don’t show any respect for the children. For example, when Jennings wasn’t in the correct spot in line, Sister Frances took him and dragged him to his chair. “She grabbed me by the hair and dragged me to chair twenty-seven. (…)” Even though all these circumstances can make Jennings think negatively, he has held strong and maintained a positive attitude to the children and some nuns.
Women also had very few rights, like Curley’s wife had to be dependent on Curley’s dad and him for shelter. There are many different levels of prejudice exhibited in Of Mice and Men. Through these prejudices the characters such as Crooks, Lennie, and Curley's wife became intensely lonely, but they were hopelessly put in powerless positions. These prejudices can still be seen in the world today. George is sure that if the boss realizes Lennie is mentally disabled, they’ll be discriminated against and not hired.
In Proctors case it is opposite, he objects to the girls false deeds and no one believes him because the majority of people do not. Even Hale says it may well be God damns a liar less than he that throws his life away for pride, Proctor took a risk to see if he could get some people to believe him but the majority of the crowd did not, so it could not be true according to them. John Proctor, our main character, is in desperate need of forgiveness at the start of the play, but his wife seems torn about whether to grant it, Proctor finally decides to come clean and clearly realizes that Abigail is a whore and a
He isn’t viewed as a very uplifting person throughout the town of Salem. Parris believed he was the best at what he does. In Act I Parris is standing over his daughter Betty’s bed. The reader seems to think that Parris is feeling uneasy because of his daughter’s condition although it is because of how he will look to the town. “There is a faction that is sworn to drive me from my pulpit.
Applicable Theories of Criminal Behavior Social Risk Factors: He didn’t always live in poverty, but once his family wasn’t there he was in poverty. He also received rejection by his peers, when they often teased him because of his deformity. Parental and Family Risk Factors: His mother used a very authoritarian style to shape and control her sons. This caused irreparable damage to Gein throughout growing up. His mothers parental monitoring was too much, she never let Ed do anything and always kept him hidden.
The lack of family living skills can also be blamed on the fact that the schools taught the children to only speak in English, so when they went home they were unable to communicate with their family as they lost their native language. Easily one of the biggest failures of the Indian Residential Schools was the abuse that went on behind the school doors. Whether it be emotional, mental, physical, verbal, and even sexual abuse, it all happened, and it was all very wrong. The authority figures at the schools like the nuns, priests, and teachers all kept very strict rules for the children to follow. The rules were at a point that they were