History remembers Caligula for his madness, cruelty, and ruthlessness. Rome remembers Caligula 's rule as a disaster that drove the country in a hole it took years to recover (Cavendish). Caligula is remembered as little more than a madman, driven crazy by an illness, or poison as some sources say, who spiraled off into his own world of madness and bloodlust. We might not ever know just why Caligula turned as mad as he did, but we will always remember him as one of the most insane of the
Little does Gertrude know, the drink is poisoned. This introduces a new outlook for readers on Claudius because readers see that he doesn’t actually care about Gertrude because he knew the drink was poisoned and didn’t stop her from drinking it. We then soon see Hamlet’s true emotions as he shoves the poisonous drink down Claudius’s throat to get justice for his mother. Act V contains a continuous amount of deaths and acts of violence. The most major death in the entire play occurs after a series of events take place that lead up to it.
By the end of the story, all three men are dead from fighting over this money, leaving a pardoner yelling “Only a groat. Come on, unbuckle your purse!” (Pardoner’s tale, line 340), trying to convince people to pay for their passage to heaven. What is conveyed in this tale is that greed can create a vicious cycle of ruthlessness. All of those men went from friends to foe, and killed without the blink of an eye.
“The Jonestown Massacre, Remembered,” by Jennifer Latson explains about a man named Jim Jones, a cult leader and a socialist in California persuaded over 900 people to drink a poisonous substance to commit suicide. This was one of the events that wasn’t taught about in history classes due to the amount of people that were willing to kill themselves in order to obey Jim Jones. My main point’s that I plan to use on this topic is the author successful in making her point, the information is accurate, and if the information is valid in her article. The main points in this article is explaining what happened in the Guyana jungle on November 18, 1978, when a man named Jim Jones, who was a socialist and a strict tyrannical cult leader. He was strict with his leadership in fact, he would have his own followers beaten if they didn’t listen to his sermons.
She not only forces the girls to lie but forces herself too. On the other hand some, more than others, do think that Abigail Williams is nothing but an innocent girl or child. These might have created this opinion based off of her past filled with great trauma and tragedy. She witnessed her parents being murdered with her own two eyes and at such a young age.
Police became suspicious after realizing that Henthorne was the sole witness of death for both his wives as well as the only benefactor of both their insurance companies. Eventually, Henthorne was convicted of two cases of first degree murder and sentenced to life in prison. Although both men were able to enjoy the fruits of their action for some time, they ultimately suffered the
Secondly, an internal conflict ensues at the aftermath of the killing of the King of Scotland. He begins to feel the guilt, and the humanity in him begins to stir, but when he hires two hit-men to kill one of his good friend, who was present when the three witches gave Macbeth the prosperity, the guilt within him begins to worsen. Macbeth fears that his prosperity would be exposed and the people in the kingdom would know that he had murdered the former King of Scotland. When the two hired hit men murderers his good friend, Banquo, an internal conflict begins.
All of these events involved the idea of a sickness or death taking over the world which is basically how the Salem Witch Trials were. In conclusion, all of these events represent mass hysteria that can be compared the Salem Witch trials. The Indian Alien Scare was a threat to society because it sent everyone into panic thinking that there was a face scratcher who was killing people in the town. The Contaminated Coca-Cola Scare was basically the idea that coke was putting a chemical in the coke to get people sick.
Another similarity is all of the characters had committed some form of murder giving the murderer a “reason to kill” in their mind. Lastly, the same mystery person sent all of the characters to their deaths to said locations, Mr. U. N. Owen, causing suspense and adding mystery throughout both the novel and movie.
These continuous deaths heighten the tension, as the suspense and mystery revolving around who would die next, magnifies the sense of anticipation in the audience. These deaths occur gradually, with King Hamlet being the first, as he had died before the play even started. This is followed by Polonius’ death by Hamlet in Act 3, Scene 4. As a result of her father’s death, Ophelia had reached a mental decline and resorted to committing suicide by drowning herself in Act 4, Scene 7. The climax of the play is in the final act which is Act 5, Scene 2; where multiple characters such as Rosencrantz and Guildenstern, Gertrude, Claudius, Laertes and Hamlet have reached their untimely deaths.
A man who was disgustingly obsessed with dead things, necrophelia, and the strong urge to make homosexual men he found attractive a ‘part of him’. He’s filled with bad decisions that could have easily been avoided, but his ambition took
2. Psycho (1969) How it goes: Perceived protagonist Marion Crane is murdered at a hotel after trying to run away with his boss ' money. The culprit is hotel owner Norman Bates ' mentally sick mother. Twist: Norman Bates is Marion Crane 's killer.
In this section of Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury many events take place most being major but one stands out above the rest. This event is Guy murdering Beatty over a multitude of events such as Guy 's house getting reduced to ash, Beatty admitting to setting the hound on montag, and Beatty edging him on about the books. Although all of these events are major in Guy 's life the murder is defiantly more important because, it 's the climax of Guy stealing the books and his descent downward. While Guy stole the books many sections ago the repercussions of his actions are just meeting him like his wife leaving him, the destruction of his house, and the imminent threat of prison. From these harsh actions Guy goes into shock and then lashes out on
Even with his fever Alexander the Great was told he had to attend a party and continued to drink. Antipater son found a way to get the poison into Alexander the Great drink as Alexander the Great wine pourer looked away. Then Alexander the Great drank the wine and that’s when, “Alexander cried out from a stabbing pain in his back after drinking a goblet of wine.” Alexander the Great had gotten poisoned, and died shortly after in