He continues by stating that he hates the customs and pleasures that he is supposed to enjoy during these times of peace; he finds them meaningless. He then claims that he has already set plans into motion, and is currently working on a plot to overthrow the king. Finally claiming that he does not believe in the “hocus pocus” of prophecies, or dreams of foolish men, he is fixed on setting his brother, the king, up for a fall that he will not recover from. Richard, the lowly Duke of Gloucester does not realize, that his actions will set up England for the success it would later enjoy under the Tudors. His treachery will bring forth the beginnings of new empire.
In the short story The Scarlet Ibis the narrator is a bad brother. He does malevolent and egoistic things to make himself feel better. He most of the things with doodle because he is either forced or for self pride and have a selfish and egoistic ground to them. He does things to Doodle sometimes just to be malicious. This goes off the sense that most good deeds have evil roots.
The quote by Lord Acton said “Power tends to corrupt and absolute power corrupts absolutely.” Even though a leader with power can be uplifting and provide perspective, power does have negative effect on others because powerful leaders become overbearing and corrupt. In Antigone, King Creon is a self-absorbed, corrupt and overbearing leader. He is power Driven to the point he will do anything to maintain his power and authority, even if that means killing his family and friends. He brazenly states, “ Do you want me to show myself weak before people? Or to break my sworn word?
Conversely, Macduff, who may be considered the protagonist by some, is not presented as wholly virtuous. He has a strong desire for vengeance against Macbeth, a trait that can be viewed as typically villainous. Moral ambiguity in Macbeth emphasizes that adversity can be man made; the clash between Macbeth’s conscience and his strong desire for power forges the misery upon which this the tragedy is built, and shapes the entire work as a hero’s fall from
A villain- a character whose evil actions or motives are important to the plot. Macbeth’s greed for power is what shaped him to be the villain in the play. In Shakespeare’s The Tragedy of Macbeth, despite the good Macbeth had done in the very beginning his actions throughout make him the villain. Macbeth uses violence to get his way and only gets worse with his kingship. After he had killed Duncan he said “I have done the deed” (II.ii.16).
He makes you feel guilty, and gets others to believe you 're the bad guy. He will need to recruit allies. The narcissist is powerless. He needs to rally people as reinforcements to completely discredit you. Many people believe the narcissist’s lies.
But we can see after he finds out about the truth, he is forced to act because of his morality beliefs. The battle in Hamlet’s tragedy occurs in a dynamic society that is created by opposing forces that contradict with each other and Hamlet is a philosophical prince who blames the court for impunity, injustice, and murder; and all of these problems prevents him from being a part of court’s social life and he becomes depressed. Hamlet’s deep depression effects on his behaviors until he even doesn’t act like prince and becomes mad. His madness effect on his judgment and makes him to become obsessed with the death; even he sees death as the only way to take revenge. We can see that Hamlet explores death in every facet of the play from many different angles and how he develops his definition of death from the materially to morality perspective.
Antony by turning Brutus and Cassius into villains. He sparked rage into the minds of the plebeians and then turned that rage against the conspirators by accusing them of being high and mighty against the emotions of the people. He states that he wishes not to go against the wishes of “honorable” men which has been proven at this point to be an ironic statement. Antony’s statement goes further to insight rage in the minds of the plebeians with the idea that to mourn their