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    Impact of Loyalty in The Crucible The deaths of thirty-seven innocent Salem community members in a three-month span resulted from the witch trials of 1692. These deaths resulted from false accusations for selfish reasons supported by an oppressive Puritan based government in the Salem area. These so-called witch trials are so famous that there have been many works of literature as well as movies based off of them. The most notable of these is Arthur Miller’s The Crucible. It is a story based on the historical facts surrounding the horrific events that unfolded in the 1692 witch trials, which pitted neighbor against neighbor in the tight-knit community of Salem, Massachusetts. Many past as well as present relationships were tested-some passed and some failed. Arthur Miller emphasizes the theme of loyalty in The Crucible through his characterization of Elizabeth and John Proctor, as well as Abigail Williams. Each have a different brand of loyalty that impacts the outcome in a significant way. Elizabeth’s loyalty is so deep-rooted and consistent that it influences John in such a way that affects major events in The Crucible. When the judges summoned Elizabeth to the court to say whether John had “known” Abigail, she remained loyal to what she believed John would want her to say, and in the process of doing so, she revealed that she had known of the affair since the beginning. John asks Elizabeth, “Would you give them such a lie? Say it. Would you ever give them this?”…

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    The article “When School Was Scary” and the poem “The Ballad of Birmingham” both show very harmful events. The event that happened to the little girl in “The Ballad of Birmingham” is very different and more effective/powerful compared to what happened in “When School Was Scary”. In the article, Elizabeth got verbally and physically abused, but in the poem, the little girl walks into a church and then it gets bombed. Getting blown up is more destructive than getting bullied. In the article “When…

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    Reverend Samuel Parris, the famous minister during the Salem witch trials, was not exactly, as he was described in The Crucible. Although most of the information given about Parris in the play is correct, some of his family was omitted and certain events did not happen as stated in the play. Not everything in the play was the same; for example in the play, Parris only had one child named Betty. According to History of Massachusetts, he actually had three children, Betty, Thomas, and Susannah…

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    Parris’s house, Tituba was a spirited and entertaining character. Even though she constantly missed home and was forced to do hard labor, she still kept her smile and positive attitude. She never disobeyed Rev. Parris and was there in his life experiences. For example, she was there when Parris met his wife, when he ventured into ministry to become and reverend and when his children were born. Because she lived with Parris, she knew a lot about him including his controversial secrets, which he…

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    Essay about The romantic elements in "The daffodils" Williams Wordworth William Wordsworth's "Daffodils" incorporates the ideas and aspects that are essential in poetry from the Romantic movement. Various peaceful images of nature, including a field of daffodils, possess human qualities in the poem. These natural images express Wordsworth's self-reflections, whether it be tranquil solitude at the beginning of the poem or excitement about being in the company of daffodils at the…

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    liked nurse, secretary, and teacher. Therefore, in 1962, The Feminine Mystique by Betty Friedan influenced more women to join the movement, because its content was the voice for most women. The women’s right movement in the 1960s and 1970 was about the equality that most women sought for in the workplace as well as the sexual discrimination. Women started thinking that they should have had the same right as men. (The 1960s-70s American Feminist Movement: Breaking Down Barriers for Women) There…

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    The Feminine Mystique was a call for women confined in the housewife trap to forge a revolution. Betty Friedan argues that society had stunted the growth of women, preventing her development through prejudice in education, science, and media outlets. Freidan reasons that the haze that had descended over the middle-classed suburbanites of the 1950’s has stripped women bare of identity with a false promise of fulfilment. Freidan contends for the equality of women, but since her argument is…

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    The role of women shifted from a stay at home lifestyle to a more active and involved one. This change showed how Americans were starting to reject social norms and change American from within. The Feminine Mystique, written in 1963 by Betty Friedan, was a very popular book that put on display the public opinion about women’s rights at the time (Evelyn Reed 1964). It was one of the most influential, nonfiction books during the 1960s and continues to have influence to this day. The Feminine…

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    She became an icon to look up to for feminists worldwide. She Co founded the national organization for women in 1966, serving as its first president. Betty fought for abortion rights by establishing the national association for the repeal of abortion laws in the year 1969. Betty than helped to create the national Women's political caucus in 1971. In 1982 Betty created her second book, “The second stage”. It created to help women balance between work and home demands. When she stopped…

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    Residents in Salem are denied to practice any other religion or else it will be considered defiled and corrupted. The irony is that their fathers had been persecuted in England because the theocracy government are not allowing free religion. For residence in Salem, the are doing what the theocracy did to their ancestors. The witch hunt years are considered the time for revenge because it supports spectral evidence that one could accuse others for supernatural reasons without providing evidence.…

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