Introductory paragraph: General statement: Macbeth… husband of Lady Macbeth, Scottish general, later on being king of Scotland looked to be like a tragic hero, but really he was weak male controlled by his ambitions and thirst for power. Commits crime to climb the food chain, but is never comfortable in each crime he does. Not being able to bear the psychological consequences of his atrocities, he continues to them until he is at the top of the food chain with nothing in his way. claim1: Believes he is a great leader and gives into his tragic flaw: ambition. Which leads him to commit a series of crime.
Holocaust survivor and prolific author, Elie Wiesel thought it was important to stand for something people believe in. He once argued, “There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest.” The documentary Bully displays how one should stand up for what he or she believes in, and help make a difference and end injustice. For instance, World War II was a major act of injustice. If someone had said something, it most likely would have been stopped and would have never happened. Although many people say it is not their issue to stand up when witnessing an act of injustice, saying something can genuinely make a difference and help in many ways.
Morbius was not as inviting or seemed to want the Commander and his crew off the Island as quickly as possible, showing he was up to no good. Though as The Tempest slowly progresses you can see a change through Prospero’s action, thinking if he really wanted to go through with his plan. In the end of Forbidden Planet we see that Morbius was in denial that he was not in control of his mind and did not create the “Id”. Showing that Prospero was able to control his powers and himself from evil actions, but Morbius did not. This creating not necessarily a different theme, but a different outcome of the
Friar Laurence is to blame for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet for three reasons. First, he never should have agreed to marry them in the first place. He did so because of his idea that their marriage might mark the end of the bitter feud between the Montagues and Capulets. The part of his plan which was missing, however, was how the couple would ultimately announce that marriage. Although his heart was certainly in the right place, his decision ignored the possibility that several things could go wrong.
Because he is first hesitant to take the case of Sierva, he does not believe he is capable of being responsible for her exorcism, and he seems afraid. He tells the bishop, “I am not an exorcist, father, I do not have the character or the training or the knowledge to claim to be one. Besides, we know that God has set me on another path” (76). But by him accepting the responsibility that is where it all began. It starts with a belief that Sierva is not possessed and that took over his life because he knew he had to do something to prove it.
Commentary #4. The most important theme of Fahrenheit 451 is restriction of freedom of speech because of the fear to offend another person in the society. There are strict censorship laws in the totalitarian society of Fahrenheit 451. In the novel the job of a fireman is to start a fire and watch the forbidden literature burn, these firemen had never read the books they burn nor were they all allowed to keep one for more than 24 hours. “It was a pleasure to burn”, the opening line of Fahrenheit 451 clearly states that the destructive firemen enjoyed lighting fires.
However, because Okonkwo is unaware of the Christian culture he cannot act against his son. It is apparent that committing suicide is Okonkwo’s way of going against Christianity. This act not only costs him his life but it also takes away the respect Umuofia once had for
In the process, he loses and gains jobs. To him, any pain will take away the nightmares and the episodes that occur in his life. “He does this by going into a bar and attacking the largest man in the place.” (Shay 9) Wiry’s self-styled treatment barely helped him. He goes through pain approximately every day to take away his nightmares and distract Wiry so the episodes do not occur. Not all treatment seems to work.
In the end, they all realize they could have never changed their fate. Oedipus’s belief in that he had free will and that he could stop the prophecy from coming true ended up being a guideline for fate to get the prophecy to start. McHugh says, “Oedipus, driven by what he believes to be his free will, compulsively continues his search for the murderer despite the warnings he receives.” (no page) Oedipus’s pride also was a factor in his tragic end along with him believing he had free will. He ignored the signs of what was true, he was warned by a prophet and even Jocasta foreshadowed this when she begs him to stop his search. It ended in Jocasta hanging herself from figuring out that Oedipus is her son and she was in an incestuous marriage with her husband’s murderer.
Stephen King’s “The Running Man” is a very tough book to summarise. There are many things that happen throughout it, but due to the nature of the situation, in the end everything around Ben Richards gets destroyed, causing many things that may seem to be key events to have very little impact on the ending of the story. The basic story, removing all of these elements, is that a man named Ben Richards is living an impoverished life in some random town in the U.S., and signs up for a death game called The Running Man to make a whole bunch of money so he can get his daughter’s pneumonia treated. The whole idea of The Running Man is that a man goes on the run for 30 days from the authorities and a group of people called the hunters who are chasing