He also writes that the houses have an ancient grudge, meaning that they have been fighting for a long time. Tybalt is a prime example of the conflict between the houses. Tybalt is a violent zealot for the Capulet house with a lot of pride in his name. When Benvolio, Romeo’s Cousin is trying to stop a fight between servants of the two houses, He asks Tybalt for assistance. Instead, Tybalt says to him, “As I hate hell, all Montagues, and thee,” and attacks him (1.1.66).
209-211). In this scene, Creon is arguing with his son, who does not believe Antigone has to die for disobeying his father, but Creon is so power hungry he is willing to suppress anyone who is against him, even his son’s fiance. Good people suffer, because rulers like Creon are ruthless tyrants, they are power hungry and will not listen to anyone who disagrees with their
Presented throughout the whole novel Crane writes not about how life should be, but as how it was. In the beginning of the novel Mr. Johnson splits up a fight between Jimmie and a couple other boys. “Here, Jim, git up, now while I belt yer life out, you damned disorderly brat.” (Crane 39) Mr. Johnson dislikes the idea if Jimmie getting into fights and threatens him to beat him up. This shows hypocrisy because he is doing exactly what he is telling him not to do by beating him up. He also shows hypocrisy when getting mad at Jimmie for his involvement in the fight since he is surrounded by violence with him and his wife at home.
Gene (also the narrator) is specifically depicted as he goes through his battle in life. Gene’s relationship with his “best friend” Phineas describes how the relationship resulted in the killing of Gene's enemy, his own youth, and innocence. Gene is plainly described in the novel as envious of Finny, he is also depicted as the position of much hatred and dismay by his peers. Therefore, the fact that Gene kills his own youth is likely considering Finny’s success, Gene’s jealousy towards
Throughout the book, the Greasers are forced to overcome the challenges of their gang lifestyle. Above all, the Greasers’ violent ways of life are to blame for most of the consequences that they face in the book. The Greasers’ violent ways of life mean that they are forced to contend with the repercussions of their wrongdoings. For example, Johnny and Ponyboy started the fight in which Bob was killed by being verbally aggressive. This illustrates how Ponyboy let the Socs provoke him and then tried to insult them, calling the Socs “white trash with Mustangs and madras.” (48) to provoke them, also.
When he is leader, he shows his inner king and disposes of anyone he finds that is not important. As he progresses living on the island, his blood lust becomes way out of hand which makes the other boys grow to have the same blood lust and becomes so huge that it becomes a problem since they start to go way too far with it. His actions become questionable later on in the novel as it can be compared to a barbarian or a beast other than a british boy. What William Golding is trying to tell us with the character Jack is that in society, there are always going to be people going against the rules and destroying society, making it
Peter often enjoyed the pain and agony of Valentine and Ender when he would threaten death upon the both of them. He influenced many people not only to see things his way, but also tricked them into scheming with him, such as Valentine with the political writings. Multiple times we see Ender saying things like, “I am just like Peter. Take my monitor away, and I am just like Peter”(Card). It quickly becomes clear that Ender wants nothing to do with Peter and wishes to be nothing like him.
Because of this, they both use their desperation for power against Lennie, viciously using him for their needs. Although Curley is the boss’s son, has a gorgeous wife, and is a successful boxer, the other men in the ranch are often unhappy about how he is always looking for his wife. They are also irritated by Curley’s short-temper, as he frequently seems to want to fight over everything. As he once again asks the guys if they have seen his wife, Carlson, Slim and Candy attack him with insults, making Curley feel less powerful. Curley wants to show the other guys that he is tough but realizes that using violence over any of them would only cause trouble.
When people are born, they cannot be good or evil; however, without the lessons and rules taught by society, humans are inclined towards greed and savagery. William Goulding’s novel, “Lord of the Flies,” explores ideas regarding the inherent nature of human beings. Initially, Ralph and the other boys desperately try to maintain law and order, but since they were taken away from the world of adults and given freedom to do as they please, most of them succumb to uncivilized impulses. For example, many of the boys found their power to destroy and kill thrilling, despite this going against their morals. When Jack and his hunters kill a pig for their first time they exclaim “look!
I believe the book Ender’s Game is more exceptional than the film because of the development of characters and events that happens in the book, and the hardship Ender faces to become a great leader against the buggers. Throughout the story of Ender’s Game, Ender is constantly being isolated by Colonel Graff in order for Ender to think, make decisions, and respond to situations by himself. This isolation is to prepare Ender to become a great leader in battle. In the story, Graff orders to have Ender’s monitor taken out to observe how Ender responds to mistreatment from bullies. He responds by beating up Stilson badly so that Stilson never bullies him again, to win all the other fights as Ender said.
Ed and Ches both embody traditional masculinity as seen through their rash and bravado-driven actions. As Ed hears of a fight amongst men he does not know, his ego quickly causes him to intervene and fight three men on his own. As the men agree to his challenge, “three Tollivers were down and dead, and Ed Lowe was dying”, (44) an indication of the horrific outcomes of egotistic masculinity as it was Ed’s ego and his reckless challenge that caused his death. Even after being shot, Ed’s ego maintains control over him as he states, “‘We got ‘em. […] we sure did.
This leads to a very direct threat of violence, if only in Aaron’s mind. He considers throwing George off a very high ski lift as the George harangues him over Claire and the “dubious” ethics of making good money via a highly-esteemed profession. George, a bitter college dropout with a thin skin, needles Aaron relentlessly, leading Aaron to fantasize about “taking his brother’s parka in his hands and
The movie is said to be a clearly epic but fiction. It really teaches us how to be brave in every trial and challenge in life. The main character Beowulf faces many strong opponents but in the end he defeated all. Beowulf wanted to be honor by his fellow soldiers and for that reason he fiercely battled with the beast, Grendel, who ate all men in sight. The movie is really horrible especially the scenario when Beowulf and Grendel fought each other.
Macbeth last quote or stand in the story is when make goes on into the war and goes ham and tries to protect his reputation, but later on meets up with Maduff and fight to the death. Macbeth has finally reached his maximum craziness because he fighting through the army them fighting Macduff causing death to fall upon him. So Macbeth wanted to end this but was mistaken but the crazy king has fallen. So in the beginning Macbeth starts as a hero but after hear the prophecy he starts becoming more and more insane over time but everyone knows bad guys never