He then proceeded to try and prove his uncle 's guilt, and then finally kills him while he himself is dying of poisoned wounds inflicted by Laertes during their duel. This left the King dead, and his father 's
“It was after we started with Gatsby toward the house that the gardener saw Wilson's body a little way off in the grass, and the holocaust was complete” (Fitzgerald 112). This quote is referring to Nick and the gardener carrying Gatsby’s dead body inside. George Wilson had shot Gatsby and then shot himself. This murder and suicide are the peak of violence portrayed in The Great Gatsby. Wilson was devastated because of Myrtle, his beloved wife.
When Socs attacked Johnny and Ponyboy, a Soc started drowning Ponyboy. So, Johnny went in to help by killing Bob. For example, “You killed him, huh, Johnny?” “Yeah.”
This much is true for Victor’s failure to take responsibility for not only teaching his creation about life but also failure to take responsibility for the actions of his creation. “Frankenstein! You belong then to my enemy… you shall be my first victim” (153). Victor’s knows that he is responsible for the death of William because he abandoned his creation and made the monster learn the hard way that he would not be accepted into society. But he has no choice but to let Justine take the fall for the death of his brother because he fears being seen as a madman.
In John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men, legality is often deemed less important than morality in terms of decision making. Multiple characters throughout the novel disregard the law in order to carry out their vision of justice. When Curley, the son of the ranch owner, discovers his wife’s body, he is furious. So furious that he plans to track Lennie, a new employee with an intellectual disability, down and murder him to get revenge for his mistake. Regardless of the law, Curley’s morals based on vengeance and masculinity drive him to kill Lennie.
And in my temper soft’ned valor’s steel!” (3.1.115-117). In this quote, Romeo is expressing how Juliet’s beauty weakened him. He feels almost a hatred towards her for making him cowardly and not able to save Mercutio’s life. Since being strong is an expected characteristic of men, Romeo feels that the absence of his bravery is to blame for the tragedy.
Do you share my madness?” (Shelley 28). After everything he went through, Victor still thought that the quest for knowledge was worth the death of his entire family because male identity is tied to his romanticized quest, “Do not return to your families with the stigma of disgrace marked on your brows.” (215). We must ask, what shifts Victor’s purpose from a warning to a doubling down on his male hubris?
He begins accepting Teiresias’ prophecy after accusing him of selling out. This also leads him to let Antigone free from her vault and bury her brother Polyneices. It is also possible that Creon is to blame for Haimon’s death. Creon refused to listen to Haimon’s advice and was not able to see that Haimon was in love because of his hubris. “My own blind heart has brought me from darkness to final darkness.
Instead of thinking about his family, he gets caught up in an unnecessary game to insult each other. In addition, Mercutio feels betrayed by Romeo because instead of fighting for him Romeo tries to keep the peace. After his speech, Mercutio dies suddenly, and Romeo becomes both furious and mournful. Hence, Romeo gets into a fight with Tybalt and kills him. Romeo’s impulsive action for his cousin, Mercutio, and his family results in a worsening of his relationship with Juliet.
No matter who you where in the war, everybody walked away with guilt. Jimmy Cross will never forgive himself over the death of Ted Lavender. “He had loved Martha more than his men, and as a consequence Lavender was now dead” (pg 7) Cross has to live with the fact that his distraction over Martha caused Lavender to die and as commanding officer he had responsibility over him. O’Brien feels the blame over the death of “a short, slender young man of about twenty” (pg 129) With the pain of killing this young man keeps O’Brien “writing war stories” (pg 129).
His accomplishments were never recognized, let alone celebrated by Willy, which fostered an environment of loneliness and insecurity for Happy. As he grew older, Happy turned to immersing himself into a world of women and lies. Perhaps his womanizing ways provided a temporary fill for the void caused by the lack of love in his world, but it culminated to a point in which his mother, Linda, had to call him out on it. When Happy ditched dinner with his father and brother to be with women, Linda screamed, “Did you have to go to women tonight? You and your lousy rotten whores!”
Every word that left his mouth contained Banquo and his absence “And to our dear friend Banquo, whom we miss…” Why it is that very day Banquo dies Macbeth talks of him endlessly. That day as I stood guard, three leery faces dressed in black secretly met with Macbeth. Later that day, Banquo was confirmed dead, with Fleance narrowly escaping the savage slaughter. It is evidence enough to say Macbeth was the man behind this ghastly planning. It has all become obvious, he is the one who brought this tenacious wrath to this town, he is the one who commanded the death of Banquo and he is the one who forced the blade into our beloved king.
In addition, he fails to show loyalty to his crew. Through his indecisiveness, numerous members on his crew perished. For example, Circe advised Odysseus to avoid fighting Scylla. Instead of listening to the advice, he prepared to fight the monster and, as a result, lost six of his best men. Another instance in which Odysseus
In the book ,The Great Gatsby, it presents the big picture of the “Jazz Age” from the 1920s and how contemporaries lived their lives. The Great Gatsby was soon published in 1925.The novel became one of Fitzgerald’s big hits in 1940 after he sadly passed away. The main characters in this book are Daisy Buchanan, Tom Buchanan, Jay Gatsby, and Nick Caraway. Daisy was Nick’s cousin, Jay Gatsby’s ex; Daisy, she was a Southern Belle, she then married Tom Buchanan, she was a very selfish person, and she was very spoiled and materialistic. Tom Buchanan was Daisy’s husband, a classmate of Nick whenever they went to Yale, he came from old money and he was a power hunger racist.