This quote means that the narrator believes the old man would have been wise to suspect that his caregiver( someone who takes care of the incapable) would kill him but he doesn’t because the narrator helps him with everything and treats him like a dad. This quote supports the thesis because the narrator cares enough to premeditate his murder. He also believes that he is slick enough to get away with the crime without the old man knowing
Macbeth wanted the blame to be placed on someone other than himself so the people showed loyalty to him as the new king. In order to successfully gain the people’s respect, he planted the evidence on the guards. Then, he murdered these guards to show the people of Scotland that he was negatively impacted by the death of the king. This demonstrates the manipulative side of
In order to be a good leader, he needs to be able to do these things so that he can have a just revenge. Before Hamlet learns of his father 's death from the ghost, he is still grieving but later goes mad after he discovers that Claudius killed his father. Hamlet is not fond of Claudius and now that he knows what happened to his dad he is bloodthirsty for revenge. His reason for his madness is that he wants to obtain information on what really happened without raising suspicion. Hamlet wants to pick up more clues so that he can see if the what the ghost said actually happened.
Back to the concept of the coin toss-- she is technically given a chance to avoid death, but in reality her death is inevitable, as the rules of violence make her responsible for what her husband, Llewelyn Moss, did not do. This is important for the readers to consider as they forge their own morality- the readers must recognize that it is not them, but rather their circumstances that carve their own morality and ethics. From the perspective of morality, Chigurh is viewed as a ruthless, serial killer, but through the use of futile violence, it can be argued that he
He had this responsibility because he made a promise. He had done what he could to keep Lennie out of trouble, by telling him to stay quiet, and not to talk to Curley’s wife. But, he couldn’t control himself. It was up to George to protect Lennie, and he did this by taking his life. Surely, dying in a second was a better outcome for Lennie than being beat, hung, and finally dying after being tortured.
If he didn’t truly care for her, he wouldn’t have fought a grown man to save her. Although they have known each other for only a short time, Ellis clearly cares for Juniper as he is willing to risk his own life to protect her. This parallels Mud killing Juniper’s boyfriend as Ellis knows the consequences of this action, but he does it anyway because he cares for
Hamlet delays in killing Claudius not only because he 's suffering from an Oedipal complex but also because his basic sanity keeps him from killing Claudius. In society we are taught that those who commit murder are sick or insane and will go to hell. However, Hamlet 's society believes the son of a murdered noble is responsible for avenging his father. And if the son does not abide to this law he himself deserves
He expresses an uncertainty on the person he was and wanted to know if he was truly deserving of taking the life of someone else. He wanted to know if he was “...a louse like all the rest…” and thus the true reasoning behind his crimes is revealed (Dostoevsky 419). Raskolnikov did not murder the pawnbroker for money or to be just. He simply wanted to kill for himself. His unstable understanding
Oedipus wanted to find out why he his city and to solved that riddle he had to find out who murdered Laius. Oedipus was told that a stranger killed Laius but he had doubt because a part of him believe that he was the reason for the tragic death of Laius. He accepted the stranger story because Lauis dying at his hands would have major consequences. To save his city from ruin, Oedipus learned that he must exiled the man who killed Laius. One of the prophets tell Oedipus that the killer is brother and father to his own children.
The narrator did this because he knew the consequences of killing the old man. If the narrator couldn’t tell right from wrong, he wouldn’t try to conceal the body of the old man so well. The narrator would probably leave the old man’s body in a closet or in his room. The narrator was very careful about hiding the old man’s body, which proves that he knew what he did was wrong. The narrator also had control over his behavior.