The hypocrisy because they have just caused the character pain, so they go and make sure that they feel the same pain. “An eye for an eye makes the whole world blind” is a quote that suggests Revenge is hypocritical because you become the person you despise the most. Even in the worst situations, revenge is never an option because there is always going to be collateral damage. In the short story “The Saboteur” the main character Mr.Chiu is wrongly accused by the police in Muji city and goes to
In Edgar Allan Poe’s “A Cask of Amontillado,” Montresor is a diabolical character set on revenge for an injustice he perceives as unforgivable. While the nature of such injustice is never justly stated, it is clear Montresor takes his family motto “Nemo me impune lacessit” (Poe 16), to heart. “The thousand injuries of Fortunato I had borne as best I could; but when he ventured upon insult, I vowed revenge” (Poe 14). This final injury, although never stated, is the unraveling of Montresor and at length he would be avenged (Poe 14). Hatred and revenge are the driving factors of Montresor’s disquiet and he cannot rest until Fortunato has been dealt the punishment he believes he deserves.
In Jin Ha’s short story “Saboteur”, a man named Mr. Chiu is wrongfully accused of a crime he did not commit and is unreasonably punished. He is imprisoned unjustly and is forced to admit his wrongdoing, but he maintains his innocence and refuses to take part in the police department’s deceit. Eventually the police department’s lies and cruelty drives Mr. Chiu to seek revenge. Ha develops characterization through the use of methods of characterization, character traits, and the significance of the character 's traits to illustrate how the abuse of political power ultimately leads to the deterioration of humanity in a person. Ha utilizes the method of characterization to demonstrate how the abuse of political power leads to insurgence.
He is unsuccessful and eventually arrested, tried and sentenced to death for his outspokenness. Proctor's tragic flaw is his pride. Although he felt remorse for the affair with Abigail, he did not want to admit that he ultimately made a mistake, and that his error was directly
He made them punish deeply, and he punished them with impunity. Without a doubt, Montresor from the Cask of Amontillado is a psychopath. Montresor is a psychopath for many reasons such as that he manipulated his foe to the extreme, he has an absence of remorse, and he also displays shallow
Modeled by Thee Scarlet Letter’s Dimmesdale and The Crucible’s John Proctor, this is encouraged by their own self-judgment as well as the judgement of those around them. . Dimmesdale’s morality and disdain for his own hypocrisy causes him to castigate himself, physically and emotionally, due to his own moral fiber and the emotional torture Chillingsworth conducts on him. He realizes how dishonest he has been towards his congregation, and proclaims that he should’ve “long ago have thrown off [his] garments of mock holiness”, and shown himself to the people as God will see him (Hawthorne 134). John Proctor experiences a similar personal realization.
Augustine has many diffenrt definitions of what is evil but “evil must always be understood as a defect, a corruption, or a perversion of what was created good”(Lawhead 132). One of Augustine’s problems of evil is that of moral evil. Moral evil is “human perversity” or “genuine evil”(Lawhead 132) because all other evil is apparently evil but “moral evil is the product of the human will”(Lawhead 132). The Monster has been deprived true goodness and love ever since his creation because his creator hated him from the moment he saw him. The Monster according to Augustine would be part of moral evil.
Furthermore, Dimmesdale attributes, “all his presentments to no other cause but his own morbid heart” (146). He is discovering that he should not trust Chillingworth and that he has contributed to his poor mental state. Chillingworth has only made Dimmesdale’s guilty conscience worsen. To further demonstrate his morbidness Hawthorne states, “And, all this time, perchance, when poor Mr. Dimmesdale was thinking of his grave, he questioned with himself whether the grass would ever grow on it, because an accursed thing must there be buried” (148). It shows a glimpse inside the mind of Dimmesdale, really explaining what he feels.
He skewed Georgiana’s views by making it seem that if she wasn’t perfect then he could not love her. Throughout the process Georgiana was scared of her husband’s actions but she was made to believe that what he was doing was normal so she went along with it. Aylmer was an evil human being who did not really care about his wife. He only cared about whether she was the perfect women and that led him into committing the murder of his so called “beloved
“Guilt is the source of sorrows, the avenging fiend that follows us behind with whips and stings.” - Nicholas Rowe. This message is shown in The Scarlet Letter, through Hawthorne’s character Dimmesdale. Dimmesdale was created by Nathaniel Hawthorne representing a weak character in many ways. One of the many weak decisions made by Hawthorne that stood out was the guilt he had built up, eating away at him causing an internal struggle if he should do right and confess or if he should let the one he loves suffer because of his actions. Hawthorne sent messages throughout this film, people must accept responsibility for their actions or suffer the consequences and the choices people make determine what they become.