Cassius wants Brutus to think that if Throughout the play Julius Caesar, written by William shakespeare, Cassius uses manipulation to form his group of conspirators and make them perform his biddings. Most importantly, Cassius turns Brutus, one of Caesar’s greatest friends, to his side through various creative tactics. Body 1: During the Feast of Lupercal, Cassius pulls Brutus aside to begin his manipulative plan. Cassius explains to Brutus that “Men are sometimes masters of their fates”. They have the potential to change their future.
These two villains slander Othello to the point of eradicating any pity the audience could have developed towards Othello. The Venetians also have a hidden fascination for Othello and his foreign qualities but, they mask feelings with negative slurs. The audience also affected by the portrayal of Othello, and are persuaded to feel pity for him because of his circumstances; being betrayed by his ensign and being looked down upon because of his Moorish descent. Shakespeare also uses racism as a creative apparatus to generate a metaphor between Desdemona and Othello.
He was pride of the trick he pulled and began to mock him. He revealed his identity when he said “... Odysseus, raider of cities, took your eye: Laertes, whose home is on Ithaca”. (3.459-60). Revealing all of this vital information would allow Polyphemus to pray to his father, Poseidon to curse Odysseus and make him lose all his men and have hardships when he returns home.
Power is the ability to actor do something in a particular way. People who have too much power and abuse it, and turn their power into a negative power. Fear and tyranny are abused by people with power creating a negative effect on society. Leaders with a huge rule of power will abuse their role as a leader by creating a fearful environment.
Overall, there were several traits that Rainsford portrayed in this story; he used all of these traits to win the most dangerous game. The game was a nail-biter but in the end the win was Rainsfords. He overcame incredible odds, and used his strengths to cover his weaknesses and push through it all. It 's clear that he is smart, and has a serious side; he also expresses perseverance. We can conclude that he 's quite the character.
Sidney Ison AP English Mrs. Sutton November 24, 2015 Manipulative Mercy In Geoffrey Chaucer’s The Canterbury Tales, the Pardoner, a corrupt, greedy man, uses his tale to manipulate his audience into repentance for his own profitable benefit. The Pardoner is known for cheating people and stealing their money through his selling of false relics. Through his tale, he manipulates his audience by inspiring repentance through his ability to evoke emotions of shame, guilt, and fear. These emotions are evoked by his being able to read and adjust to his audience, making his tale relatable to his audience by social status and monetary desires, and instilling in the pilgrims a fear of death and damnation.
When the Chorus Leader claims “only a fool could be in love with death,” (246), referring to Antigone, Creon immediately ignore that idea. He instead latches onto corruption saying that “the mere hope of money has ruined many men,” (248). He later continues with this line of thought into a large monologue calling money “so current, rampant, so corrupting” (336) and blaming riches for “every godless crime,” (341). His first thought is of corruption and bribery because that is what would compel him to disobey man’s laws. He has no love in his heart like Antigone.
At the beginning of the play Macbeth is a fearsome character who can easily tear through enemies. He is driven by ambition to achieve his goals. He earns the respect of many including the King, whom he admires
Imagine what it would be like to be betrayed by the people you trust most. Imagine literally being “stabbed in the back” by your closest friends. In Shakespeare’s infamous play Julius Caesar, this indeed does happen; a man by the name of Julius Caesar is assassinated by some of his closest companions. Julius Caesar was a well-renowned leader in real life and in the play. Any ideal leader has key qualities such as being very intelligent, takes charge whenever possible, and is passionate for their country.
Penelope, his wife, is greatly affected; as many greedy suitors disrespect her and move into their home to try and win her hand in marriage. Throughout ‘The Odyssey’, the greed and folly of men play a huge part in increasing the difficulty and severity of Odysseus’s situations and ultimately change his fate and the directions of his journey. The greed and folly of men are largely represented by Penelope’s suitors. In the very first book of The Odyssey, the disgusting actions of the suitors were introduced to the readers.
Gary Mottershead once said, “ A bad system, can destroy good people.” Throughout the world, we can see leaders progressively gaining more control each year, and it isn’t a good thing.. Powerful leaders can evoke a state of fear, and create destruction. In “Antigone”, Creon, the new king of Thebes, uses his power in a negative way, to use the people’s fear against them.
Fourth Narrative I am standing in the streets of Rome and everyone is outside ready for the triumph to begin. I am having to stand in a pretty horrible spot to view the general ride in, but what else should I expect being just a pleb. People were ecstatic, relieved, and so happy.