“Instances of violence springing forth from trivial rivalries are…” seen throughout the novel (Kovis). From the bombing of the enemies, to General Dreedle requesting Chief White Halfoat to hit his son-in-law, random acts of violence from competition can be seen all over the novel. All of them have been provoked in one way or another of competition. Some other consequences that are developed by competition are how it has “…caused humans to go to war with one another—killing each other in the process” (Kovis). War is the catalyst to all of the competition between the characters, as well as many other problems.
Cassius is the co-hero of the play. Cassius, in fact, is a lot of flaming jealousy consuming him to destroy Caesar. The reason for his hatred is simply jealousy. Brutus is also disturbed by Caesar's growing ambition and is ready for Cassius's hints. (O’Dair,1993:6).
In the biblical story, In the Biblical story Cain kills his brother Abel out of jealousy. Jack 's jealousy for Ralph increases as the novel progresses. It is first sparked when Ralph achieves chief instead of Jack, due to popular vote. Jack eventually gets enough hatred towards Ralph that he tries to kill him. “He ran forward, stooping.
However, it is my opinion that he is a villain. I believe this because he could be an extremely violent leader and because he never fully reigned over one of the places he conquered/ruled. He is a villain because he murdered thousands of people and soldiers from different nations. Alexander tortured many of his victims and then he killed them.
The Creature shows the theme, because he represents passion himself; all of the creature’s actions were incredibly passion driven and all lead to some sort of destruction. Victor was the most self destructive character because his passion for knowledge and later his passion to destroy the creature lead to the destruction of himself. The creature’s and Victor’s want to destroy each other was fueled by their mutual hatred, in the end they both had the same destructive fait. The theme of passion leads to destruction can be seen in Frankenstein and also real life, one may see the destructive powers happen to people around them in
He didn 't understand why people weren 't nice to him even though he was nice to them. The creature was mad and angry at Victor and decided to take his anger out on his family and killed every single one of them. Victor says “ He showed unparalleled malignity and selfishness, in evil: he destroyed my friends; he devoted to destruction beings who possessed exquisite sensations, happiness, and wisdom; nor do I know where this thirst for vengeance may end. ”Victor was furious and wanted to destroy the creature once and for all. They both did very awful things to each other.
Consequently, the people because of their beastly minds, after hearing Anthony’s speech will act chaotically. Thus proving Anthony’s use of rhetoric in Julius Caesar will unleash chaos because the common people are killing mercilessly and recklessly because they are incited by the rhetoric used in his speech. Although the people at times may think they are entitled to their own beliefs and individuality in this play,the people of Rome killing Cinna mercilessly supports a theme of “Mob mentality influences actions” because the people of Rome are acting based off of generalized group belief which is to kill in order to gain justice for Caesar. In conclusion, In the play Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare,the use of rhetoric has a greater power than it is in itself,but the use of rhetoric is manipulated by two deceiving men Cassius and
Cronus is greedy for power, and to ensure that he remains ruler, he devours his children, which results in drastic consequences. This greed for power leads him to committing terrible sins, and he pays for it by facing horrible punishments. Zeus tortures Cronus by trapping him in the Tartarus forever. Cronus’ greed is what nets him the harsh punishments from Zeus. If he didn’t commit these terrible sins, there is a chance that he stays ruler of the Universe.
Clytemnestra, sought revenge by killing her husband, Agamemnon, because he killed their daughter. Similarly, prince Hamlet sought revenge by trying to murder Claudius for killing his father. Furthermore, Kennedy’s revenge is exposing the press to the people by telling them about their secrets and injustice. All three characters, however, demonstrate that seeking revenge does not cause justice in society. In fact, it causes more destruction fear.
Claudius is a perfect example of greed. He killed the king in order to obtain the throne. As it said in the book ¨murder most foul, as in the best it is, but this most foul, strange, and unnatural.¨ Claudius was greedy and wanted what his brother had. Instead of
Moreover, Edwards had a powerful impact on his puritan audience of his puritan audience because of his use of a complex figurative language in the passage. In paragraph 2, it states that “They are now the objects of that very same anger and wrath of God, which is expressed in the torments of hell”. It also states that “Is not at present very angry with them as he is with many miserable creatures now tormented in hell”. Theses quotes reveal that God power is fear so that it can shut the sinners down and destroy sinners who made him angry.
Grendel Grendel was the monster that was killing all of Hrothgar’s men. Grendel was evil, smart, and stealthy making him dangerous. Beowulf stopped Grendel but not before he killed many of people. Grendel was a descendant of Cain who was punished for killing his brother Abel. Since Grendel was born from evil he could never be happy which angered him when he heard all the people in Herot having a good time.
In the Old Testament, there are several examples of people being greedy and jealous. One example would be the story of Cain and Abel. According to Genesis 4 within the Old Testament “ The Lord looked with favor upon Abel and his offering, but on Cain and his offering he did not look with favor. So
The theme i choose was violence because there was a lot of fighting and in one part someone killed someone and it 's important to the story because it give it action. Violence is someone who fights or kills it occurs a lot because socs jump greasers it affected johnny and ponyboy. “Hold up!”a familiar voice yelled. “Hold it!”