In many stories evil triumphs but never concurs. In the novel of to kill a mocking bird from Harper lee, evil is triumphed by ignorance and racism. How ever in the novel of Macbeth from William shake spear, evil is triumphed by greed, jealousy and ambition. Both have their own scenario and we will compare how both protagonists for both novel fight the evil that triumphs in their life’s. for the novel ‘Macbeth’ the protagonist is Macbeth and the protagonist for ‘To kill a mocking bird’ is Atticus both will be compared on how big of an impact was created by their decision and how they face evil.
Woman are traditionally seen to be fragile and pure (white being the symbol of purity), thus “Little Snow White” does a good job in emphasising this ideology of women. The Queen’s blood being drawn is yet another symbol of the fragility of women, however this idea can be extended to include the image of womanhood through monthly menstruation. Furthermore, as demonstrated in the Grimm Brother’s “Aschenputtel”, Snow White must do “heavy work from morning to night” in order to be allowed to stay at the seven Dwarfs cottage (118). Thus, Snow White must do traditional feminine tasks through keeping house – cooking, cleaning, washing and sewing – in order to earn her place. All of the motifs mentioned above are strongly associated to the view of a female’s
In Richard Connell’s “The Most Dangerous Game” , Rainsford is the positive force in a classic good vs. evil showdown against a psychopathic man-hunter. For example, Rainsford non - evilness is displayed when he declines General Zaroff’s “ We will hunt - you and I,” (10). This is substantial evidence towards Rainsford morals and integrity as a human. Based on the short story, a good and decent person would not want to hunt someone, it is an act of cold blood. General Zaroff shows his true wicked being when he makes the statement of , “ Let me show you my collection of heads,” (9).
Red Sammy Butts protects his fragile soul by putting others below him. With The Misfit however, the colour red is paired with white to reflect the volatile anger underneath his respectful shell. Out of all the colours, O’Connor chose red as a prominent representative in men with their vices, and how they hide it. The Misfit and his compatriots are fragile men. His anger, while powerful also shows his weakness.
Judge Erwin’s death forces Willie to comprehend the reality of his actions. A combination of Willies’ decisions and actions result in his demise. “Further, Jack sees Tiny and Sadie's personal resentments against Willie snowball into a scheme that results in Willie's death” (Thomason). To summarize, All The Kings Men is a story that reflects the inner turmoil of politics and how easy it is to be persuaded by power and money. In the beginning, Willie was a humble man with great intentions to help his fellow man.
All the thematical decisions he made kept the story intriguing, and mystifying. Being tempted by something you want is not fun, but you can overcome by telling yourself that the consequences are not worth it. In the story of Anastasia, Rasputin a power envying mad man sold his soul for the power to kill the entire royal Romanov family. In the end Rasputin was killed by princess Anastasia. Temptations are scary and hard to resist, but you can do it if you have faith in yourself, and if you believe that you can overcome
Respect is considered easiest to lose but hardest to gain. The selfless turned selfish tyrant Macbeth from William Shakespeare's Macbeth, the 37th U.S president Richard Nixon, and the once benevolent shadowhunter Valentine from Cassandra Clare’s The Mortal Instruments series all exhibit these similar traits; corruption, do their bidding and conspiring to get rid of their enemies. To begin, corruption was the previous men’s, stated above, main cause of their loss of respect. Macbeth was a brave man who had good intentions but his newly gained power turned him into a selfish murderer who has ‘“ For [his] own good, All causes shall give way. [he is] in blood, Stepped in so far that, should [he] wade no more, Returning were as tedious as
The character Jack Merridew is a prefect example of what could result if the evil is released. Also the confrontation between Simon and the Lord of the Flies proves how menacing the evil that lies in a humans soul can be. However, the painted masks that are used, can be used to prove Golding’s point of the intrinsic evil of a human. Overall, has proved that without the humanity or the balance of one’s emotions, in can result in the catastrophic downfall of humans and all the is
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, a Russian novelist and historian once said,”The battle line between good and evil runs through the heart of every man.” In William Golding’s novel Lord of the flies, Jack, the supposedly good former choirmaster and student leader, is a representative of evil and violence when tempted by savagery and greed. Jack has the major authority and develops a higher status compared to other characters in the novel. He is a born leader who carries out his concerns over various problems, however the abusive use of power leads him towards the evil path. Golding has effectively used figurative devices such as a beast metaphor, colour symbolism , controlling tone, imagery of Jack’s appearance and environment to demonstrate his desire of power and devolving character. Golding characterises Jack as the primary representation of the instinct of violence through the use of a beast metaphor.
The play begins with the supernatural power. Macbeth is a noble man but he chooses disloyalty and crime, he was totally aware that he is doing evil. Evil is determined in Macbeth and Lady Macbeth who are influenced by the Weird Sisters (Witches). The play examines the potential of evil and centers on the villain-hero. We find good only in King Duncan or Malcolm.