Throughout the story, Captain Ahab directs the ship into harsher conditions and away from the whale oil profits to instead follow the path of Moby Dick in hopes of getting his kill. Even when the ship’s supplies get low and whale oil depletes, Captain Ahab continues to move forward in finding Moby Dick. The captain’s resentment toward the gargantuan white whale eventually gets him and almost all of his crew killed. His actions prove that revenge can blind one’s sane thoughts and instead make rash decisions that lead to be harmful to
Also, when Ahab is on the trail to kill Moby Dick he almost destroys the ship in the process. The effect of the evil doing can help show the end result and who it will
The ineffective crucifixion and attempt at martyrdom are evidence of his great failure. Simon's act of cutting the parachutist free leads to the corpse resembling the beast in flight. The body then travels deep into the ocean while simultaneously driving the idea of the “beast” deeper into the mind of the boys. Simon also brings out the most primitive side of the boys while they commit murder for the first time. The boys will kill a human on the island again, and will continue to show how Simon was unsuccessful at being a Christ figure on the
And for Simon, he found out the truth of the beast was the parachute that is waving on the rock. When he knows the truth he wanted to talk to other kids that is on the Island. But unexpectedly is being killed by Jack and his followers, but can also say that the indirect murderer is Lord of The Flies. This example is a direct reference to the death of Christ.
It is likely that he is not willing to accept that Moby Dick attacked him for reason. He wants to kill Moby Dick because that will cause the unknown to go away, and he feels that that is the one thing that can finally make him feel at peace with himself. However, his reason for vengeance deepens when he continues to say, “He tasks me; he heaps me; I see in him outrageous strength, with an inscrutable malice sinewing it. That inscrutable thing is chiefly what I hate; and be the white whale agent, or be the white whale principal, I will wreak that hate upon him.” Ahab is saying that Moby Dick is a constant burden, and that the whale possesses an evil strength that is unexplainable.
In Shakespeare's play Macbeth, the main protagonist Macbeth seeks a kingly title, but does so in such a way that suggests his fatal and seemingly cruel ambition derives from inherent evilness shown through his callousness despite his reputation. Comparatively, the modern day example of ambition gone wrong resides in the infamous Aaron Hernandez. Corruption is shown through Hernandez’s failure to adhere to law despite his tumultously strict upbringing, with his apparent evilness exemplified through his apathy, turn to addiction, and attraction to the likes of murder. The instinctual evilness shown in both Macbeth in William Shakespeare's Macbeth and Hernandez in Paul Solotaroff “Gangster in the Huddle” shows that despite glory, the downfall of man comes from the
The Scarlet Letter, written by Nathaniel Hawthorne, is a novel that tells the story of Hester Prynne, who commits adultery on her husband, Roger Chillingworth, with the reverend of the town, Arthur Dimmesdale. This causes Chillingworth to allow evil to grow within him. Likewise, in another American gothic novel, Moby-Dick, by Herman Melville, the captain of the whaling ship, The Pequod, becomes evil after the whale named Moby Dick bites his leg off. Roger Chillingworth and Captain Ahab are both evil characters with many similarities in the way they allow evil to manifest within them. What starts this evil within these two characters is the fact that both of them have a feeling of absence in their manliness after suffering these unfortunate
Roger Chillingworth from The Scarlet Letter, by Nathaniel Hawthorne, is a prime example of evil. Another character from the American classic Moby Dick by Herman Melville- Captain Ahab- can be contrasted, as he is an example of evil that does not exactly appear in the same ways. Roger Chillingworth and Captain Ahab are both evil characters with many differences such as their motives, degrees of harm done, and views on religion.
In Candide, irony occurs as the clergy, the Inquisitor, executes citizens for opposing philosophical views. "Moral" and trusted religious leaders engage in sinful acts with mistresses, thieves, and homosexual activities. In addition, The Pope, a renowned religious leader, has a daughter despite his religious vows of celibacy. Voltaire uses this irony to ridicule the hypocrisy and corruption he viewed in the church. Bray's also uses irony in which Taylor added a superficial statement during prayer for safety.
He progressively gets angrier with Desdemona and he eventually ended up killing her due to his intense jealousy. After the word gets out that Iago made the whole thing up, Othello’s heart sank and he was filled with guilt for the loss of his beloved
“One of the many steps in order to accomplish a positive vibe in your life is to cease dwelling on the negative thoughts and memories from your past, and to quit limiting your potential by pondering on what you’ve done poorly”, as my mother repeatedly told me. In the Scarlet Letter, Nathaniel Hawthorne sets out his main characters to reveal the different aspects of an individual that may occur when placed in difficult situations. Hawthorne’s main characters: Hester, Dimmesdale, and Chillingworth, each take a different pathway in the method that they would set free themselves from their prisons. Hawthorne presents Chillingworth as the greatest sinner because Chillingworth sought for evilness without admitting to fault, and commits most of the seven deadly sins until the end of his days. In the beginning, Chillingworth desires to seek revenge, and fills his soul with wrath.
Was Richard III Evil? Richard III was a power hungry king in the play of William Shakespeare. During the beginning of the play Richard III represents himself as a self-made criminal; he makes his malicious intention known in every speech to the audience. Richard works his way up to the throne by murdering his rivals. Was Richard III evil?
Throughout the story Roger Chillingworth is increasing growing into an eviler version of himself. Since his wife cheated in him and had a child with someone else his only reason for living now is to get revenge on the man that hurt him. Therefore, Chillingworth is becoming the devilish version of himself and plays a specific role in the story, he is more degenerate than Hester and her lover, and at the end of the story he tries to redeem himself by leaving Pearl his fortune. Initially, Chillingworth plays the role of an antagonist.
Every single happening in the universe always will inevitable create a resulting effect. Characters in Nathaniel Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter face the repercussions of their own activity continually throughout the novel. Many of those within the novel either dig themselves into a pit of unrelenting punishment or elevate themselves to new heights of contentment all from the original activity taken place.