Andrew Carnegie, Jp Morgan and John Rockefeller were robber barons . These men were robber barons because they treated their workers poorly, Did whatever they could to take down competing businesses and these men were ruthless. They made their workers work long hours, gave them little pay and they took down unions within the company. This shows that Morgan, Carnegie and Rockefeller were robber barons . Another reason that they were robber barons was they took down smaller companies so that they could have all of the money in the industry.
He is portrayed as a mastermind in the cold-blooded killing of the Clutters family, a man with little respect for the lives of others, which can be seen through Dick’s expression before the murder of the Clutters when he converses Perry, “We’re gonna go in there and splatter those walls with hair” (Capote 234). This sudden tone shift enables Capote to depict Dick as a cruel and immoral character. Dick’s lack of empathy and concern for other people beside himself allow him to commit crimes without remorse, which is in contrast to Perry’s moral contemplation after each bad actions they committed. Moreover, Dick is represented as the true criminal with evident motives in murdering the Clutters, while Perry is seen as a vulnerable victim who depends on Dick for validation and acceptance, something in which Dick happily provides in order to manipulate Perry, as Capote writes, “Dick became convinced that Perry was that rarity, ‘a natural born killer,’—absolutely sane but conscienceless, and capable of dealing with or without motive, the coldest-blooded deathblows. It was Dick's theory that such a gift could, under his supervision, be profitably exploited” (Capote 205).
The people in charge may have argued that he was too involved and even though he never went through with the plots he deserved death. Since he had no protection from a jury or even his own input he was hung for just being involved. His name was attached to Booth’s and this made him a wanted man. This world is full of sin and corruption. Many times people are not justly judged because of this fallen world.
Haemon and his father have several disputes that show, Creon pushing his son away in order to show his dominance. Creon calls his son a “soul of corruption, rotten through” which just reflects how cruel Creon had become, even when talking to his own son (836). This will be the last argument the two have before Haemon kills himself due to neglect and longing for Antigone. The power of the crown causes Creon to act instinctively rather than reasonably when deciding Antigone's fate. His loyalty to his power becomes priority over his family, when he decrees his nephews burial illegal.
He started to beat up Lennie, who was to scared to defend himself. When George told him to get him Lennie held onto Curley’s fist and broke his hand. Even though he is a fighter, he had no chance against Lennie. Curley’s aggressiveness is a big component to George’s decision to kill his best friend, because if he wouldn’t have been sure that Curley would have killed him horribly he would have had less reason to end his life. In the novel Curley shows a lot of selfishness.
Pressuring Candy to kill his only friend shows the uncaring emotions people had to each other during the era. Carlson was willingly and selfishly ready to kill Lennie without understanding others and thinking about it. While Carlson’s last words really revealed the kind of man he was and how the Great Depression was and did to others. Even though people got through the Depression, the struggling time changed people and the way they
Although indifference makes people feel like they do not exist, theft is the greater sin because it is connected throughout all ways of life, because some crimes like killing and lying would be considered as theft. Murder is the most harmful form of theft because it ends the life of another human being. When Amir and his father are discussing theft, Baba tells Amir, “‘When you kill a man, you steal a life … You steal his wife’s right to a husband, rob his children of a father’”(Hosseini 18). This demonstrates murder is theft because it explains how stealing a life leads to other stolen things, such as family and friends. If one loses family or friends, they become depressed, which in turn, changes
Cladus killed his brother the king so he could get the throne and also still his woman from him, cladus wanted everything his brother had to that is why he betrayed him and kill him when he was a sleep as said in line 26 “revenge his foul and most unnatural murder” (line 26 page 57). His death was not of great betrayal. He also betrayed hamlet his nephew by one killing his father and second taking the throne from him when it was rightfully his. Because of his betrayal many more thing happened because of it and many people got hurt because of
With that one of the biggest destructive forces is pride as seen in the story. It ended one's life and destroyed another. Brother was ashamed of Doodle, so he pushed him to the limit, and when the time came left him to die. Therefore Brother is guilty of murder in the case of Doodles
Miklo’s actions and disruptiveness allowed him to pay for the variety of crimes he violated. He was on probation for beating his father, shot and killed a guy in a gang fight, and also killed another inmate while he was in prison. Cruz’s hard work and dedication to his artwork was thrown away due to his decision-making. He was using and