Hero or Vigilante? In V for Vendetta, the character V is very controversial. V saves several people from their grim lives, destroying the corrupt government and liberating the people. However, along the way he kills to reach his goal. Rather than a hero, V seems to be a vigilante, however moral his actions may seem.
This would enable him to do bad things but still look good to the public. A hero would never do something like this. He is basically just tricking everybody into thinking that what he is doing is good. If he was a hero and not a robber baron he would actually help everybody in need and not hide the bad thing that he has done. For many reasons Andrew Carnegie was not a hero but a robber baron.
the similarities between the two versions are just there to help the audience understand what the story is about since the events are what make up the plot. One of the similarities is how Harrison was taken away from his family by the government since he was considered a threat to society. He also managed to escape jail in both versions of the story, which showed how much of a genius he was compared to everyone else. There were the events that helped the reader shape the story in their minds and understand it but the difference are the details that would make the audience either like it or hate it. One of the major differences is how Hazel was the one in the kitchen in the movie and she didn’t see her son on television while in the book George was the one in the kitchen.
After reading “Bandido” by Luis Valdez the Majority of time antagonist and protagonist are usually black and white as clear as sky. Unfortunately Luis Valdez creates a complex character call Tiburcio Vasquez of his melodrama, he like a Robin Hood who commit crimes but has respect and kindness to those around him, kind of hard not to root for him to get away. Tiburcio state “The women are not to be hard and no one I repeat no one is to be killed” (Valdez 116). In this play, Vasquez is a notorious California bandit ho commit murder which makes him the antagonist. On the other hand, Vasquez Is the main character he has a kindness and flattering aroma around him which also makes him the protagonist.
Viewers are trying to understand Spade’s character and his motivations while Spade is trying to unravel the criminals’ intentions. On the one hand, Sam Spade is in charge of solving the case because he is the detective assigned to the case. On the other hand, instead of arresting the criminals involved, he makes a deal with them. Furthermore, it is important to note that Spade takes money from Gutman and O’ Shaughnessy to provide the impression that he is corrupt so that he may fit in. As a detective, he is still morally obliged to “resolve” the situation as demonstrated by his response to Brigid after they all find out that the falcon is worthless.
Even if he did the right thing helping the children, it was still a corrupt deal all to help him with his affair.Tomason believes that“the most poisonous influence has not been Willie Stark's pragmatic political programs”(Tomason) but instead how he decides to make certain changes. Willie’s poisonous influence is that he decides to give favors to people he is sleeping with, even if it is for a good cause and that is why the affairs make him corrupt, because he is not making legitimate decisions based off of facts. In the end his affairs are his downfall as Sadie revealing the truth behind it led to Adam Stanton killing him
Steinbeck and Twain both demonstrate a value of morals over the written law by creating sympathetic, yet "corrupted" protagonists. These authors have their characters break the law early on in the novels. This is demonstrated when Huckleberry Finn aids in the escape of Jim, a runaway slave. "I 's wuth eight hund 'd dollars" (Twain 58). In Huck 's society, slaves were seen as property.
Gutman, Cairo, and O’Shaughnessy tracked it down while on their dangerous travels through foreign in countries before coming to San Francisco and meeting Spade. This gives the impression that foreign things bring trouble and destruction to America. Spade is hardly the ideal moral person. He had an affair with his partner’s wife, he is comfortable with criminals and is quite similar to the criminals he deals with. However, he has a different set of morals than criminals like Gutman or Cairo.
Banishment doesn’t always work and goes as planned. Reputation makes a person and having one that identifies you as a reckless, and impulsive person would certainly make some proud of it and continue to associate, if not, with even more people involved with crime. In Touching Spirit Bear, Cole had earned the reputation of an arrogant and rude youth delinquent and he was very proud of it. It made people scared of him, which made Cole feel powerful. Banishment also tries to rehabilitate them back to the society but that rarely works.
Criminals are what they are because of their actions, but could there be honor and good intentions among the lawless? In the book The Outsiders,, by S.E. Hinton, the Greasers are considered by the society as a reckless gang of hoodlums, but they treat each other like family, which separates them from other gangs in the city. The Greasers’ most common problem is their rivalry with the rich kids on the other side of town, called the Socs. Although they commit crimes and make bad choices at times, events in the book showed that they have love and compassion in their hearts.