The Crucible Character Analysis Act 3 Essay

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In Act III it opens when Gerald and Lord Illingworth was talking about her mother and he speaks of his protective attitude and admiration towards his mother, expressing that she is a great woman, he wondered why she never told him of his father. Illingworth approves that indeed his mother is really a great woman, but he explained further that great women have certain limitations that hinder the desires of young men. Since the conversation was leading into a cynical talk about marriage e and society, he, Lord Illingworth says that he was never been married and under his wing, Gerald will have a new life. Lord Illingworth entertains the other guests as soon as they enter, with his invigorating views of different subjects like tragedy, comedy, world society and savages. Lord Illingworth has always opposed the norms and it always excites his company, Mrs. Arbuthnot also said that she would be sorry to have her views the same as Illingworth. During a discussion of sinful women, she also contrasts Lady Hunstantson’s later opinion saying that ruining the life of a woman is unforgivable. The company of Lady Hunstanton broke up finally. Mrs. Allonby and Illingworth went …show more content…
As he approached Mrs. Arbuthnot, he told her that he will provide financial security and some property to Gerald, but, Mrs. Arbuthnot merely shows him Gerald and Hester in the garden, he told Illingworth that his help wasn’t needed any longer; she only needs help from his son and his lover, Hester. Gerald’s unsealed letter was seen by Lord Illingworth and reads it. Illingworth said that he is willing to give up the dreams he want, which is to be a foreign ambassador in order to marry Mrs. Arbuthnot and to be with their son. But Mrs. Arbuthnot refuses the offer to marry him and tells George Harford that she hates him. Lord Illingworth was assured that Hester made Gerald hate his

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