Gagool Gender Roles Essay

In having the imposing figure of Ayesha, She-who-must-beobeyed, become a wizened monkey-like figure, Haggard’s hearkening back to the character of Gagool is unmistakable. Though a savage priestess for the Kukuana people, Gagool shares many characteristics with the terrifying and preternaturally beautiful queen of the Amahagger people. Not only do their physical descriptors become similar upon … Read more

Witch Hunt Dbq Essay

The 16th and 17th centuries experienced a great shift of ideals with the Reformation that contributed to the rise of witch-hunts. Although the Reformation is notorious for the disagreement between the Protestants and the Catholics, what both groups agreed on was that witches were to be punished for their evil deeds. The two major religious … Read more

Salem Witch Trials

The Salem Witchcraft trials in Massachusetts during 1692 resulted in nineteen innocent men and women being hanged, one man pressed to death, and in the deaths of more than seventeen who died in jail. It all began at the end of 1691 when a few girls in the town began to experiment with magic by … Read more

The Salem Witch Craft Trials

Since there never was a spurned lover stirring things up in Salem Village, and there is no evidence from the time that Tituba practiced Caribbean black magic, yet these trials and executions actually still took place, how can you explain why they occurred? The Salem Witchcraft Trials began not as an act of revenge against … Read more