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).
She is Nicks cousin and during the war she was proposed to by Gatsby and promised to wait for him. However she got tired of waiting and married tom Buchanan mainly for his immense wealth. She is portrayed in the novel as sardonic and somewhat cynical. She secretly loves Gatsby but fears her husband Tom Buchanan more. 3) Distant green Light The green light is located at the end of Daisy’s dock.
Moreover, when Reverend Parris confronts Abigail about being fired by Elizabeth Proctor, Abigail denies any wrongdoings. She accuses Elizabeth as “a lying, cold, sniveling women” who spreads rumor about to degrade her social status. Abigail’s motivation in the witchcraft is thus revealed, which is jealousy towards Elizabeth. As Abigail successfully frames other people for being responsible about the witchcraft, she further imposes her domination over the other girls. Her domination is demonstrated physically and verbally.
She immediately forces Macbeth to act on the witches prophecies and murder Duncan in his sleep. Later, when Macbeth becomes uncertain about committing the crime, it is his wife who goads and belittles him guilting him into doing something he does not necessarily want to do. When Macbeth returns with the bloody dagger after killing the King, Lady Macbeth gets angry and calls him a coward, questioning his manhood, again manipulating her husband to get what she wants – the
Like a normal man that has an immensely gorgeous girl in her late teens thrown at you, John Proctor fell in sin and committed adultery and had sexual relations with Abigail. This gives Abigail a pseudo-sense of anticipation that they will once be together. But this all twists invalidately, when Proctor shuns her down for his wife and good name. Subsequently Elizabeth Proctor known of this affair and as in result Elizabeth is forced to let Abigail go as the servant in the Proctor house.
Egeus is angry because his daughter refuses to marry Demetrius, the man of his choice, but is instead in love with Lysander. Egeus accuses Lysander of bewitching his daughter and stealing her love by underhanded means. Agreeing with Egeus, Theseus declares that it is a daughter's duty to obey her father. Hermia demands to know the worst punishment she will receive for disobedience. Death or spending her life in a nunnery comprise Hermia's choices.
Scheherazade: The Use of Cunning for Something Good The Thousand and One Nights begins with a story about King Shahrayar and his brother, Shahzaman, both finding their wives unfaithful. After the brothers each see their own wife with another man, they begin to have a hatred towards the female race. Both kill their wife and move forward, amazed at how deceitful women are capable of being. At this point, the men become “opponents to women in absolute terms” (Sallis, 155). The brothers, soon after they become aware of their wives unfaithfulness, encounter a woman who persuades them to make love to her.
Character Analysis: Medea Medea may be considered one of the world first feminists. Her story is a jealous and vengeful one of a woman betrayed by her husband, Jason. And though she is believed to be truly evil, she is the protagonist of the play. Medea left her father (King Aeetes), her country (Colchis) which is barbarian territory, and manipulated the daughters of Pelias to murder their own father (Jason’s Uncle) all out of her love for Jason. The play begins as he leaves her and marries the daughter of Creon, ruler of Corinth.
In ‘The Crucible’ Proctor committed adultery with Abigail, Abigail ended up falling in love with Proctor so much that she claimed Proctor’s wife of doing witchcraft in order to be with him. The town was so scared of people being witches and doing witchcraft that they didn’t care if Abigail was lying or not. Proctor also lied in order to prove his wife’s innocence. In the book the characters were dishonest not only to protect their loved ones lives but as well as theirs. Fear played a big part in making these characters dishonest because, it was them being scared of witches and witchcraft that they ended up lying.
He has commited adultery and this hidden secret unfolds into a mass of accusations, confessions, and madness in Salem. After the affair that John Proctor and Abigail had together, Abigail becomes jealous of John Proctor's wife. She tells him that once Elizabeth is out of their way, they would be free to love each other. John is appalled at this. John makes clear, "Abby, you'll put it out of mind.