179-84). The Prince is angry that the feud between the two families has led to the murder of his relative. He tells Romeo that if he does not leave immediately and not return that he will be put to death. Romeo is not at all grateful that his life has been spared and says “There is no world without Verona walls, but purgatory torture, hell itself ...Then “banishment,” is death misterm’d. Calling death “banishment”.” (3.2.
Both Othello and Frankenstein are good men looking to be accepted by society, but are transformed into monstrous beings due to their desire for acceptance, isolation, and relationships with others. Othello starts off as a strong leader who loves his wife. Iago begins to plant lies in his head, and shortly after, his mind is corrupted by jealousy and revenge, which turns him into a monster. Othello wants revenge on Desdemona for being unfaithful as Iago has been telling him. At night Othello goes into her chamber to murder her saying “Yet she must die, else she'll betray more men/ put out the light and then put out the light “.
Both of the short stories are about revenge, murder and madness. The narrators of both the Tell-Tale Heart and the Cask of Amontillado have very different motives for committing the murder each of them commits. In The Tell-Tale Heart, the narrator is insane and his motive behind killing the old man is that he cannot stand the sight of the old man’s “vulture eye”. He is tempted to close the eye forever, and so he does this by murdering him. Whereas, in The Cask of Amontillado, the reason behind the murder is revenge, “The thousand injuries of Fortunato I had borne as best I could; but when he ventured upon insult, I vowed revenge.” Additionally, Montressor’s jealousy is another reason because of which he murders Fortunato.
Once victor brings the creature to life, he immediately realizes the hideousness of what he has done: “Now that I had finished, the beauty of the dream vanished, and breathless horror and disgust filled my heart.” (Shelley 56). Furthermore, Victor struggles to cope with his creation throughout the novel. The creature wants to take revenge on Victor for abandoning him and causes Victor grief by killing the people he cares about. When the creature kills, Victor feels responsible and guilty of the murders. He continually breaks down with each death by “his” hands, which makes him go mad.
He killed Herot men for fun and because he was annoyed by their stories. 5. Beowulf’s defeat of Grendel might be described as the defeat of the “dark side because Grendel represents evil and darkness. He has been living in the darkness because of Cain. Beowulf represents light and goodness.
The creature murdered the wife of Victor- Elizabeth, and it was only after this that he decided to take measures and pursue the beast. Victor Frankenstein’s allure for power had been solely responsible for his downfall, along with the deaths of whom he loved. Victor created a beast in an attempt to be represented as a god-like figure. Due to Victor’s devotion he could not commit to hating this creature and kill it. It had only been after the murder of 3 of his family members when Victor finally saw his darkness.
The Worst Crime: Matt’s or Richard’s “Killings”, written by Andre Dubus, illustrates how the death of a loved one may lead to dire consequences for all the parties included. Matt Fowler’s son, Frank, was murdered in cold blood by a jealous soon-to-be ex-husband, Richard Strout. When the death of Frank sunk into the lives of the Fowler’s, Matt believed he had to retaliate in some sort of fashion. The sort of fashion he chose was to seek revenge and kill Richard for his wrongdoings, which he did. Some people believe that the murder committed by Richard Strout can be considered more serious because of his act of passion and his lackadaisical style of living without worrying about his future.
Romeo's uncontrollable desire for revenge leads to him killing Tybalt and effectively gets him banished from Verona. The fatal events occur then, as a result of Romeo's banishment. Another thing to be considered is that Romeo kills Tybalt without any hesitation, just pure anger fueling his actions, which show that Romeo does not think about the consequences of his actions either, another sign of immaturity. You can see that Romeo's immaturity causes a chain reaction that eventually leads to the deaths of Romeo and
This example shows the motivation behind the death is revenge. Romeo is mad since Tybalt kills Mercutio, because he is a close friend to Mercutio. Romeo seeks out revenge for the death of his friend. To sum it up, Mercutio and Tybalt’s deaths are very different since
Montressor became enraged by the fact that his family’s named had been scoffed on and began to devise a plan to avenge his maiden name. Montresor states, “I continued , as was my in to smile in his face and he did not perceive that my smile now was at the thought of his immolation” (Poe 1). Montresor devises an intricate and well thought out plan to murder someone he considers a friend, he highlights the evil of humanity when the thought of killing Fortunato brings a smile to his face. Montresor demonstrates the hatred and malicious intent in all of everyone when he realizes that he doesn't just want him dead he wants him to suffer. Some murders in the stories happen to continue social traditions that have been
In The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne, Roger Chillingworth displays evil traits while trying to get revenge on his wife’s lover. Another classic American novel, Moby Dick, by Herman Melville, features Captain Ahab trying his best to seek revenge on the gargantuan whale that took his leg. Roger Chillingworth and Captain Ahab are both evil characters trying to get revenge with many differences such as their reason for revenge, their way of torture, and the help they have on the way to their vengeance. Roger Chillingworth is seeking revenge on Reverend Arthur Dimmesdale for stealing his wife. Chillingworth is upset and wants revenge because his wife left him for another man.