In the book, Lord of the Flies, Golding exhibits how absolute power corrupts absolutely. Ralph confronts Jack, in a fight for authority, claiming that Jack is a, “beast and a swine and a bloody, bloody thief” (Golding 177). The desire for power breaks the boys’ fragile civilization and causes strife between both leaders. The fight for power between leaders displays, not only, a loss of moral but also an inverse relationship. Another way that Golding proves the contention “absolute power corrupts absolutely” right, is the way he shows the corrupt tactics people and leaders use as a sly way to gain followers.
This proves the immorality of the Party’s corruption and demonstrates the result of greed across humanity. The Party’s enforcement of ignorance is not restricted to the Proles. Any Party member that displays a high aptitude for reasoning is vaporized. Winston believes his friend, Syme, will be vaporized since he is “too intelligent” (53). Even Winston, the protagonist of the story has his individuality ripped away from him through torture and brainwashing.
Arguably, Tartuffe is not only a hypocritical buffoon, but also a delusional cult leader who has somehow bent his claimed morals into excusing his irrational behavior. In Act I, Scene I of Tartuffe, Dorine asserts one of the first characterizations of Tartuffe, which is “everything [Tartuffe] does is hypocrisy” (35). Before Tartuffe even enters the stage, the audience can already infer what type of man he would be, one that presents himself as a pious saint while behaving sinfully. Tartuffe warns of the dangers of the flesh, and the mere sight of Dorine’s uncovered chest offends him to the point of asking her to cover up, but he is more than willing to engage in unholy activities with Elmire’s flesh. Simply put, Tartuffe would make a religious claim, which would be accurate in nature, implement it strictly to the point of being overly prudent,
Odysseus truly differentiates himself from and Iliadic character when he is able to stay in disguise for months while watching the suitors disrespect his house. A strong characteristic of Iliadic characters is: they are easily provoked. “It is no accident that the Iliad 's greatest hero is noted for his quickness to anger.” (Murnaghan). Achilles is angered by Agamemnon in “The Rage of Achilles”, he calls the powerful Agamemnon, “shameless-armoured in shamelessness-always shrewd with greed.” (Il.1.174-75). He insults a king, claiming that Agamemnon does not honor the warriors code and is selfish, thinking only for himself.
Crucify Him! Crucify Him! Your fear and adrenaline kick in as you blindly chant this phrase that will forever change the world. You laugh and spit on him as he struggles to carry the cross up the rocky, bloody hill called the “Skull". You still don’t really understand why he is being killed as a criminal, but you mock him anyway, shouting; What kind of King are you?
Orlick’s constant animosity and hunger for revenge has only filled him up with negative emotions for several years, making him unhappy and unable to enjoy life. Pip was also injured in the process demonstrating how revenge harms the victim and the seeker. In the end, Orlick never fulfilled his revenge by trying to kill Pip. Instead, Pip asked, “‘Is it Pumblechook’s house that has been broken into, then?’‘That’s it, Pip,’ said Joe…‘But he knowed Orlick, and Orlick’s in the county jail’”(497). With his overflowing resentment for Pip, he decides to make a premature decision to break into Pumblechook’s house.
Melony Galicia Ms. Zongker AP English lll February 20, 2017 Driven by Jealousy In Othello, Shakespeare illustrates the dangers of jealousy through the belligerent actions of the characters. Jealousy can be incited by circumstantial proof, that can ruin lives. Shakespeare uses dramatic techniques to aid him in conveying his message. Being fearful and insecure causes one to become jealous of the evils that follow jealousy. For example , when Iago acknowledges that the lieutenant promotion was passed onto cassio instead of him, he became infuriated and envious, even referring to Cassio as a bookworm .
The citizens got more and more enraged by the constant violence, so Prince Escalus, the ruler of Verona decides that anyone that disturbs the peace, will be banished. He did this in an attempt to abolish the constant violence. Paris, a kinsman of the prince is seeking Juliet’s hand
Lear is the one who cannot control people and other people are being very ratical with him. They are enjoying insulting him. There is a strong tension going about how things are getting paid back, and are also stripping away. There is a lot of power that connects to his self image, a king. Before he goes out on a new sense of reality, the scene opens with Kent and Oswald by screaming and running.
Use of Corruption Corruption is another noteworthy factor that influences the lives of masses. Tendulkar sensationalizes debasement in different structures influencing and deadening all the social and political organizations. In Encounter in Umbugland, Vijaya 's improvement from a resolved, unpracticed princess to a reasonable, keen ruler vouches for the way that a ruler step by step adapts every one of those little-known techniques over the span of time. The dramatist makes his perusers aware of the offensiveness, corruption and foul play in governmental issues and animates them to thoroughly consider such things. In the play, the degenerate disapproved of