George finds Lennie and with his gun, contemplates on killing him. George, “raised the gun and steadied it, and he brought the muzzle of it close to the back of Lennie’s head. The hand shook violently, but his face set and his hand steadied” (Steinbeck 104). As George does not know if he is making the right decision, there is a heavy atmosphere to this scene. With George about to end a life, it demonstrates how cruel humans can be.
The first time Antonio feels the loss of innocence is through the death of Lupito, a mad man shot by a mob for killing the town’s sheriff. Lupito’s death affected Antonio greatly for it being the first traumatic death he has ever seen, but later triggered the questioning of life after death once you have sinned against
From the beginning of Malcolm X’s life he saw the injustices in the country of America, he was only a kid innocent to the world around him. His father was supposedly killed in a car accident, but Malcolm and his family believe that he was murdered by the Black Legion, which was a group of white racist. Even worse the officials claimed that his father had committed suicide, which prevented his family from inheriting the life insurance money. Furthermore, in the midst of all this happening to young Malcolm his mother began to go crazy and as a consequence, she got sent to a mental hospital.
Seen throughout the book, Of Mice and Men, the character development of the main character, Lennie, was changing to a more violent and uncontrollable human, and foreshadowed his death. Since Lennie killed Curley’s wife he was a fugitive, and anyone who killed him is just. In the novel of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck, the character George is justified in killing Lennie because of his actions caused by his disabilities allowing for a better life. George’s decision on killing Lennie was the right one.
With that being said, innocence being ended is also a major theme in “To Kill a Mockingbird.” For example, Jem is the only one between him and Scout that truly understand what’s going on. He understands that what’s happening with Tom Robinson is wrong. After the judge convicts Tom as being guilty Jem tells his father “it ain 't right, Atticus” (212). Later in the novel Tom tries to escape prison and ends up being killed and that crushes many hearts, including Jems.
After killing Duncan, Macbeth’s mental state changes completely. The difference between the moment before the murder and the moment after is that Macbeth’s lack of determination. He feels personally responsible for the murder and wishes it never happened. Thus, he is afraid to look at the dead body and face what he has done (2.2.54-56). His regret of the murder shows the transformation of Macbeth’s attitude: he lets his remorse overpower him to the point of madness.
He had the eye of a vulture----a pale blue eye, with a film over it. Whenever it fell upon me, my blood ran cold;and so by degrees---very gradually----I made up my mind to take the life of the old man, and thus rid myself of the eye forever.” (Poe,1843)This piece of text explains to us why he wanted to kill the old man. But killing someone just because of one of their eyes is different is not okay to me and that is when “delusional mad man” come in. In the beginning for the story Poe starts with “True!---nervous---very, very dreadfully nervous I had been and am!
On April 8th 1994 the legendary rock star Kurt Cobain was found dead in his house, by an electric employee. It was later ruled that it was a suicide, but the forensic, testimonial, and statistical evidence pointed to something else. He was on too much heroin to function, his soon to be ex wife said things that were very suspicious, and the suicide note might have been a forgery. This could only mean one thing, Kurt Cobain was murdered. A lot of the information that points to Kurt being murdered came from a very important man named Tom Grant.
Imagine just at the age of 18 you are convicted for a murder you never committed and were locked away for the rest of your life. That 's what happened to Adnan Syed, I believe that Adnan was unjustly convicted of the murder of his ex-girlfriend in 1999 because of bad evidence, Jay 's story was mostly a lie, and that he had a bad lawyer. One reason why I think Adnan is Innocent is how bad the evidence is.
Ed Boone is the antagonist in the novel called the curious incident of the dog in the night-time. Does him being the antagonist make him the villain in this novel. Christopher John Francis Boone, Ed’s son started thinking he was the bad guy from the second half of the book since he found out that his father lied to him about his mother 's death and from everything Christopher tells us about his father, he does seem like a bad guy. But then again are things always as they seem? In the beginning of the novel after Christopher got arrested and is dad came to get him.
Forced to watch his own father die before him, leaving him with nightmares as indicated with Selma, “His name means grinder… Of teeth.” Troubled by terrible dreams, he terrorized the man who slew his father, Hrothgar. All through the movie, we thought Grendel to be the wrongful creature because of the men he murdered, but we had an inkling of doubt. As stated before, Hrothgar states why he killed Grendel’s father and suddenly we knew, Grendel was justified by his terror. He was just a terrified child angry at the man killed his father leaving him an orphan.