The Article “Institutional betrayal makes violence more toxic” and the play Hamlet share the idea that betrayal can cause pain. The article points out the institutional betrayal of the police, especially the Michael Brown ordeal. The article tells us that police should be a source of protection and security, not the perpetrators of racially motivated violence. The article goes in depth on how betrayal is seen when it is committed by people we trust or depend on. In addition it explains that when betrayal is openly acknowledged, people have the opportunity to heal and prevent further betrayal.
While others felt that mankind has good intents but those intentions can be corrupted by evil. In this novel three different symbols are used to represent evil: The letter ‘A’, The Scaffold and The Black Man. The only thing worse than committing sin is failing to admit to it. Even though evil is the nature of mankind there are different tiers of evil. In the Scarlet Letter, some characters choose to fight it while others decided to give in to the evil.
You should be sent to Azkaban if you use it. The killing curse (avada kedavra) should also be illegal to use on a fellow human being, some animals included. Finally the imperius curse (imperio).
His surrender reveals his internal workings and mindset, but it also provides a deeper understanding of Much Ado About Nothing in quite a few different ways. Benedick’s deception of himself and subsequent sacrifice is evident of a major theme of the play. There are many kinds of deception. Some are easily labeled as evil, such as Don John’s plot to make Claudio mistake Margaret for Hero, but some are beneficent. While it might seem as if there is a dichotomy of good deception and evil deception, the reality is that there is a kind of grey-area.
Ultimately, guilt is used to gain mutual, unwarranted respect from others, while using others as collateral damage. Throughout The Crucible guilt was used in many ways. To summarize, Abigail used her guilt to receive attention, and Cheever used guilt to obtain respect while Danforth suppressed his guilt to protect his reputation, and Proctor reflected his guilt onto Elizabeth for self-gain. To conclude, guilt plays an important role in The Crucible because without it, Puritans would not have an outlet for self-gain and to be seen as a good person in the eyes of
Society generally deems lying as wrong, but there a grey area remains present when one considers whether a lie truly is moral. There are two sides to every story and multiple factors one must consider.. The phrase “little white lie” downplays the moral backing to the general teaching that lying and deceit are bad. The lies that are categorized in that area are considered beneficial in the context that they are intended to “help” an individual, such as with esteem, or to not hurt an individual 's feelings. The white lies can morally start to develop and spiral into worse and worse scenarios.
Conrad presents a critique of greed by illustrating how greed harms both the greedy and their victims. He frequently uses images of death and decay to make it apparent to the reader that greed is a cause of moral degradation. On the other hand, Dante does not illustrate the effects that greed has on the victims. Rather, he depicts the punishments that the greedy have to endure in the afterlife. In doing so, he presents a warning to the living against being greedy.
Ill-treatment must be deliberate, is an offence irrespective of whether it causes harm, and involves an appreciation by the perpetrator that they were inexcusably ill-treating the person or being reckless (Mandelstam 2009). Ill-treatment includes acts such as hitting, administering sedatives to keep people quiet, pulling hair, rough treatment, verbal abuse or humiliation (Mandelstam
In the tragedy, “Macbeth” by William Shakespeare, guilt is contributed throughout the play, sacrificing a feeling that haunts the conscience. The feeling of guilt can come from committing a crime, a faulty act, or even violation over someone. The criminal may have remorse in their sinful hands creating an awful grudge with their past. It can lead them to their horrific death of repeatedly seeing their hands, as a reminder of what they have done. ”Hands”, signify the important components of self and violence that rounds out an emphasis placed on choice throughout the play.
Shakespeare was one of the greatest writers of his time. Throughout his plays he constantly uses different metaphors and motifs to give a more detailed picture of the play to the reader. In Shakespeare’s tragedy, Macbeth, the motif of blood often represents guilt and courage. The motif of blood helps Shakespeare highlight the guilt experienced by the characters in the play.
Blood itself - its color, its smell, and its importance is critical to life and surprising to encounter. The constant appearance of blood in Macbeth constantly remind the audience about how serious the outcomes of the characters actions are. But almost incomparable to the importance of physical blood, is the imagined blood discovered throughout the play. Imaginary blood symbolizes guilt for Macbeth and Lady Macbeth. It's not until after the murder of Duncan that their guilt begins to clear up.
William Shakespeare’s Macbeth is a five-act play that tells the tragic story of a Scottish nobleman. In the beginning of the drama, the main character, Macbeth, kills a traitor who was leading an army against Duncan, the King of Scotland.