The discovery of their psychotic state, brought understanding to a new generation of killers. This discovery also brought light to the bullying aspect. The boys were in fact not motivated to kill due to bullying, but instead motivated by their mental state. Later in the book, Cullen explains, “‘Psychopaths are capable of behavior that normal people find not only horrible but baffling.’”(239) Cullen collected all evidence regarding the massacre and compiled it into the book Columbine to help not only the victims and their families, but also the rest of the world make sense of the massacre that took place on April 20, 1999. Labeling Dylan and Eric as psychopaths may have given some closure to those within Columbine, but it also highlighted the possibilities of the next killers planning the next
In the book Heroes, it says, ““Then I am filled with guilt and shame, knowing that I have just prayed for the man I am going to kill¨(Cormier 8). In conclusion, Cormier creates suspense by right in the beginning of the book, he has Francis say he will kill Larry LaSalle. In that part of the book, we don’t know who Larry is, and we don’t know why Francis wants to kill him. Cormier uses a flashback to create suspense by going back to Larry and Francis talking to each other at the Wreck Center.. In the book Heroes, it says, “I correct him gently, remembering Larry LaSalle and my brief moment as the table tennis champion at the wreck center.’I think I have the perfect sport for you.’ In spite of my doubts, my interest quickened.
And lastly, he must come to terms with the fact that he caused the death of his wife, son, and niece. Therefore, Creon best represents a tragic hero. For a character to represent goodness, they must evoke pity from the audience. Creon must step up to take the throne of Eteocles, one his recently fallen nephews. Meaning that Creon, still grieving, must take to
54, the narrator witnesses his dad being beat up by a group of fellow inmates and he doesn’t do anything to stop it. “In fact, I thought of stealing away in order not to suffer the blows. What’s more, if I felt anger at that moment, it was not directed at the Kapo but at my father.” pg. 54 This example shows how the author uses revealing actions as a technique to set up the problem. Wiesel uses this technique to affect the reader because it
Leland starts his narrative by flashing back to the scene of the crime, in which he depicts his interpretation of killing an intellectually disabled boy name Ryan Pollard, who just so happens to be his girlfriend Becky’s younger brother. Initiated by Leland’s teacher in the juvenile facility, Pearl Madison, asks Leland to keep a journal as a way of trying to understand his motives behind what is a seemingly senseless murder and provides the context of the entire movie. Although the idea of the journal was to partially to help Leland come to terms with his crime, a portion of it was to selfishly advance Pearl’s own personal achievement of becoming an accomplished writer - and he views Leland’s story as the ticket to his success. Additionally, numerous characters are presented throughout the movie, all of whom are in some way affected in the aftermath of the murder, essentially providing the background for possible explanations to be further evaluated. However, the movie never clearly
In both instances, the narrator depicts the sudden termination of Raskolnikov’s emotional response with the equivalent phrases “at this moment” and “at that moment.” These repeating terms, which initiate Raskolnikov 's shift away from sympathy and toward utilitarianism, suggest his dad’s selfish behavior in the past triggers Raskolnikov’s decision based on reason instead of emotion. While this abrupt change occurs, the verbs “seize[d]” and “stung” portray the same coercive forces in the past and present dominating his otherwise emotional, caring self. The seemingly uncontrollable influence of utilitarianism stems from his dad’s insistence on disregarding others’ immoral actions. Raskolnikov’s thoughts exemplify the consequences of his dad’s self-centeredness when he wonders “‘why did I go meddling in all that! Let them all gobble each other alive” (Dostoevsky 50).
The despair that pangs my heart is only the beginning of my troubling sorrow. I Chancellor Constantine Wolfgang have been run out of my home, drove away by the mad king of Chillingham castle. If only the king would be reasonably, but he is indulged in his own self-glory that none shall help if it make him look weak. A warning that Ruvik was coming to take the Kings head, but no the king said “Ruvik has been dead for years I remember plunging my sword deep into his heart.” The King laughed at me yet I pleaded and pleaded and then my worst mistake threatening my king to listen to my admonitions. The king walked up to me and unsheathed his dagger he gouged my left eye and told the men to take my away to exile me far from the kingdom for my insubordination.
He eventually becomes the town’s mayor. B.OBJECTIVES .In fleeing his parole, Valjean infuriates Inspector Javert, who vows never to rest until he has captured Valjean and administered “justice.” From this point on, Javert’s pursuit of Valjean dominates much of the story; however, numerous other story lines develop as well, the most important involving Valjean’s adoption of Cosette (Amanda Seyfried). Cosette’s mother, Fantine (Anne Hathaway), is thrown into abject poverty when a foreman at Valjean’s factory unjustly terminates her employment. Eventually Valjean learns of Fantine’s
Wingfield abandoned Amanda and her children. Something that left a lifelong consequence on the family since his son Tom had to mature at an early age and serve has the breadwinner for the family. Distraught by the abandonment of his father’s and unable to let go, Tom generates displeasing memories of his father behavior. He did not only blames him for the misfortunes in his life besides; he also blame his behavior as a contributing factor to why he walks out on his sister and mother. Tom, who went away from his mother and sister sees it as a way of getting away from his mother who did not only blame him for not telling them all about Jim (Laura’s suitor) moreover; did not appreciate him despite all he did for their family.
The entire play is based on Hamlet seeking revenge for the murder of his father, who he had a close relationship with and admired dearly. After learning about the way his father was murdered by his uncle, Hamlet knew he wanted to avenge his father. However, Hamlet let his indecisiveness and inability to act to get in the way. Hamlet’s inability to trust his father’s ghost, morals about killing Claudius while he was praying, and neglect of finishing his plan all show the audience his indecisiveness on fulfilling his father’s wishes. This trait is Hamlet’s tragic flaw, and what makes the play Hamlet a