Ceres is too sad to even grow plants on earth. People wonder if Zeus will step in and stop this. The Greeks say that Proserpina wanted to go to the underworld. The Romans say that Proserpina was kidnapped by Pluto and that Pluto is forcing Proserpina to be his wife. A few months ago Proserpina the daughter of Ceres, goddess of grain, was kidnapped by Pluto, god of the underworld.
For instance, she was planning on killing Rikki-Tikki and the family so that she and Nag could be king and queen of the garden (paragraphs 49-51). This proves she’s selfish because she wanted to kill them just so she and her family could live happily. This event doesn’t display the theme because even though she had the courage to kill Rikki-Tikki and the family, she didn’t achieve her goal. In addition, Nagaina threatens to kill Teddy again as revenge because Rikki-Tikki killed Nag (paragraph 84). This shows that Nagaina is wicked because she is threatening to kill a little boy, but fails anyway because Rikki-Tikki defeats her.
Keep the line in mind; "do" is an important word in this play. On line nine once the first witch says, “I’ll do, I’ll do, and I’ll do” she implies that she's going to do many bad things to the sailor. What does Banquo ask the witches and what do they tell him? Banquo demands to know his own future. The witches prophecy that Banquo’s descendants will be kings, however he himself won't be.
The threats are witchcrafting and the devil moving into the community. These perceived threats that the society has comes from Abigail’s own real threat. Abigail is scared to get whipped after having danced in the wood and drinked chicken blood which is forbidden by the society. Knowing that her cousin, Betty, is unconscious, she pretends having seen the Devil to escape trouble but also to get her revenge on someone, as one can see throughout this quote : “I want to open myself! .
Prince Creon is reluctant to allow Medea to remain in his kingdom for he knows that she is “a clever woman, very experienced in evil ways.” (331) Medea has a reputation for being sneaky and cunning in order to cause suffering to those around her. Prince Creon knows that by granting Medea a sliver of time it could come back to haunt him. The little time given to Medea allows her to create a plot of revenge that will hurt her enemies and loved ones. When Medea kills her children, the Chorus Leader tells her that she is a “hard and wretched woman, just like stone or iron.” (1517) The Chorus Leader is shocked that Medea would follow through with such a horrific deed. She calls her “hard and wretched” because she now knows that Medea will do anything, even the most unthinkable things, to cause her enemies and eternity of pain.
Tension rises between Abigail Williams and Elizabeth Proctor because Elizabeth had suspicions of Abigail and kicked her out of her house. Abigail Williams hates Goody Proctor because she believes that Elizabeth Proctor is a gossiping backstabbing liar and she wants John Proctor for herself. One way Abby seeks revenge from Elizabeth is by drinking a charm made by Tituba to kill her. Another way Abby seeks revenge is by falsely accusing Elizabeth of killing Ann Putnam 's babies. When Betty shouts that Abby drank a charm to kill Good Proctor, Abby states to Mercy Lewis, Mary Warren, and Betty Parris, ¨Let either of you breathe a word, or the edge of a word, about the other things, and I will come to you in the black of some terrible night and I will
There are the villains made from tragedy, others are made from traumatic childhoods, and others are just evil to be evil. The villains seen in fairy tales are usually there just to teach a lesson to the listener, such as The Evil Queen from Snow White teaching a lesson on what happens when vanity takes over a person. Many villains from folktales have traits of the seven-deadly sins. In the past, people used folktales to teach morals
Parris reveals the theme of Reputation by confessing, "I pray you, leap not to witchcraft, I know that you --you least of all, Thomas would ever wish to disastrous a charge laid upon me. You cannot leap to witchcraft. They will howl me out of Salem for such corruption in my house.” (20) Parris is afraid to lose his name because of his niece Abigail, who is being accused of witchcraft. Abigail was accused of witchcraft. She is the most responsible for the girls dancing in the woods with Tituba.
In play Macbeth, Shakespeare reveals that an individual’s great desire for power will lead him/her to perform consequential deeds that will scar his/her conscience and change the outcome of his/her life eternally. Macbeth is informed by three witches that he is going to become king and this initiates Macbeth’s thought of becoming powerful. Macbeth doesn’t act on his thoughts until he tells his wife, Lady Macbeth, that he could become king. Lady Macbeth is extremely power hungry and does all she can to convince Macbeth to be just as desirable as her. Together, they come up with a plan to murder King Duncan, so that Macbeth can become king like the witches foretold.
Exploration of how Maleficent Illustrates the Different Repercussions of One Character’s Actions The movie Maleficent tells the story of Sleeping Beauty from the perspective of Maleficent the fairy. In the beginning, the character Stefan is introduced and turns out to be the villain in the end, due to his actions. He made specific decisions, which seemed to be for the greater good at that time, but comes back to ruin him. The decisions were repercussions for Stefan’s actions that ruined people’s lives. Specifically his, Maleficent’s, and Aurora’s life.