While the differences between John Proctor and Hester Prynne are countless, there are still several striking similarities between the two. One major similarity between the John and Hester is that they both committed adultery. They were lured in by temptation and committed a sin that was against the views of their societies. They both also had to except what they had done and take responsibility for their actions. Proctor tried to protect his wife from this and Hester tried to protect Dimsdale’s name; unfortunately they were both punished for it.
He later says how "I was not enthusiastic about his visit.... A blind man in my house was not something I looked forward to” (100). Upon the arrival of his wife’s friend, the husband is ultimately uncomfortable around Robert because he does not know how to communicate with or act around him. His discomfort is revealed when Robert and his wife were sharing their experiences “about the major things that had come to pass for them in the past ten years” (100). He felt it was necessary to join in because he thought Robert would “think [he] left the room and didn’t want [his wife] to think [he] was feeling left out” (103). It is obvious the husband is overly involved with Robert’s handicap and fails to see him as a person with his
Kwameisha Edwards English 2001 Assignment #7 Sweat is a short story which was written by Zora Neale Hurston, it was published in 1926. It is about an abusive marriage between Delia and Sykes Jones. They were married for 15 years, but Sykes verbally and physically abused Delia. Judging from the story, Delia was a Christian woman who worked hard for a living because her worthless husband didn’t contributed anything to the house. Sykes was very ungrateful and didn’t appreciate his wife, he tried to get her out of the way so he can be with his mistress Bertha.
Everything.” (Richler, p. 315) Duddy does not have any regrets, that he stole a cheque from Virgil to buy his land. He only thinks and cares for himself and his land. The only person he looks up to, the one he does not want to hurt and in the end he does. His grandfather cannot accept that he betrayed others, “Yvette came to see me.’…. ’she told me what you did,’ Simcha said, ‘And I don’t want a farm here.’ ….
But I fear she may find Him a poor listener, as many of us here have done. P. 17 • ‘Your wife will be like a fruitful vine – Within your house; Your children will be like olive shoots – Around your table...’ p. 19 and p. 270 • George Viccars brought laughter back into the house...when he entered our cottage, he brought the wide world with him. • Mrs Mompellion never let a minute pass without trying to better me, and for the most part I was a willing pupil. P. 36 • For she would smile with me, for as I loved to learn, so she loved to teach. P. 37 • Aphra harboured a wealth of superstitions in her mind and was ever ready to believe in sky-signs or charms or philtres.
Grandma wanted the touch put on her husband so he would stop stepping out to be with Lamartine, to bring her the love she never experienced with him. Grandma believes Grandpa didn’t love her because he had Lamartine in his life. The second sentence compares Grandpa with a hard nut, referring to his stubborn, yet very intelligent mind, therefore, as Lipshaw says, “I couldn’t see my way clear
It did not take long for the Kittredge to invite Paul to spend a night after he cooked them dinner. See Paul was very good at playing the imposter role, I think it became real to him and he believed he was actually an upper class person. Ouisa and Paul have a very special relationship throughout the movie. In some ways she treats him like a mother. She sees Paul as just someone looking for a place to fit into and becomes intrigue in learning all about him.
So the true causes of evil are her father trapping her and keeping her away from people and men so long that she literally ends up crazy. Her father was apparently a cruel old man who never wanted his daughter to find true love and move away from him. “None of the young men were quite good enough for Miss Emily and such.” (48) “So when she got to be thirty and was still single, we were not pleased exactly, but vindicated; even with insanity in the family she wouldn't have turned down all of her chances if they had really materialized.” (49, 50) These two quotes show that her father was a real evil man who never saw any man well enough for his daughter and by the time she was thirty she was still single and really did not have a clue what she had been through and that she
Gladys Baker Mortensen, her twenty-four-year-old mother, and Charles Stanley Gifford her biological father met working at a Hollywood film lab. Gladys had already been married once to her first husband Jasper Baker, and was legally separated from her second husband Ed Mortensen. Gifford refused to marry Gladys and moved away, neither Norma Jeane nor her mother ever saw him again. Gladys could not afford her daughter or take care of her while trying to find a job, so she began to send her infant daughter to a nearby family for five dollars a week. Norma Jeane spent most of her childhood living in as many as twelve different foster homes and even at one point in an orphanage while her mother was in and out of the hospital suffering from mental illness.
In fact he becomes so angry that he tells Ophelia that he never loved her and that instead of marrying she should go to a nunnery rather then pass on her genes to children. At this point in the story, Hamlet makes it seem as if he is not interested in women anymore. For the readers perspective at this point in the story they are clue less as to the true feelings of Hamlet. Hamlet also does not have very much respect for his mother anymore. This may be why he has such a difficult time getting along with women.