He feels alone and hated even though nobody will give him a chance. So he figures to himself to get revenge on the person that made him be so ugly and hated. The third and final way how Mary Shelley shows the theme of regret in the story Frankenstein is by using satire. Satire is shown when the Monster states “If my first introduction to humanity had been made by a young solider, burning for glory, and slaughter. I should have linked with different sensations.” (pg.93).
To begin with, Grendel’s last words are “ Poor Grendel’s had an accident,” I whisper. “So may you all” (Gardner 174). Grendel is cursing the animals around him. For instance, when Grendel illustrates that he doesn’t like animals. This is when he has several incidences with the animals.
louder! louder! louder!” (85) He had killed an old man that lives in the same building as him and he killed him because he hates his eagle eye. This quote proves plot because he has great anger toward the old man and after he killed his guiltiness set in and he confessed to the cops so most likely he will be put to death or in jail the rest of his life which has consumed his life. Edgar uses plot throughout the entire book he writes, “No doubt I grew very pale; -but I talked more fluently, and with a heightened voice.” (84) He is becoming very scared and guilty and he is trying to urge the cops to leave because of fear of being caught.
It also becomes quite evident that Kurtz had lost his humanity, “Everything belonged to him—but that was a trifle. The thing was to know what he belonged to, how many powers of darkness claimed him for their own. That was the reflection that made you creepy all over... He had taken a high seat amongst the devils of the land...” Kurtz dies on the journey back his last words being, “The Horror! The Horror!”.
There was irony using superstition imagery throughout on Mrs Johnstone as she believed the lie that Mrs Lyons told her that “if either twin learns that he was one of a pair, they shall both immediately die”. Yet she realised that she had made a terrible mistake by going against her instincts soon after. Therefore, by the narrator using superstition imagery, it’s reminding her of her foolishness and hence her most costly mistake. Thus the audience know that she is haunted by her past constantly. It sufficed to say that most of the consequences and most of the happenings in the play can be traced back to superstition.
What did he there? Could he be (I shuddered at the conception) the murderer of my brother?” (Shelley 163). All of the people who see Being, scream and run like mad men because of its atrocious physical appearance.The monster names itself Being because it is only half human and because of the fact that its “father” constantly berates it with words like “Demon” and “Ogre”. “When I looked around I saw and heard of none like me. Was I, then, a monster, a blot upon the earth, from which all men fled and whom all men disowned?” (Shelley 280).
"I will not yield, to kiss the ground before young Malcolm's feet and to be baited with the rabbles curse. Though Birnam Wood be come to Dunsinane, and thou opposed, bring of no woman born, yet I will try the last" (V. viii. 27-30). When Macduff offers him a surrender, Macbeth denies and fights anyway with no hope left. This scene is incredibly depressing because it shows how far Macbeth has come from this knight sworn to protect his king to this power hungry monster willing to kill all in his way and finally to himself now, a sad, sad man with no one left because he either killed them or they killed themselves and now he is ready to accept the his reign is over, it is time to stop, but he will not die without one last battle.
Onlookers ‘shrieked in horror and surprise’ (The Castle of Otranto. Page 18) at the sight of Conrad’s dead body but it is the reaction of his father Manfred that captures the sheer terror of this ordeal. ‘The horror of the spectacle, the ignorance of all around how this misfortune happened…’ (The Castle Of Otranto. Page 18) Manfred consumed by his emotions at the sight of his dead son ‘buried in meditation on the stupendous object that had occasioned it’ (The Castle of Otranto. Page 19).
No, he waited Achilles, coming on, gigantic in power. As a snake in the hills, guarding his hole, awaits a man– bloated with poison, deadly hatred seething inside him, Glances flashing fire as he coiled round his lair… -Hector on Achilles (544) When Prince Hector prepared to fight the Greek Hero Achilles he knew he was going to die, because Achilles was almost invincible. Achilles had also gone into a killing rage, blocking a fiver with bodies. He had become so angry due to the loss of some of his closest friends. With each loss, Achilles spiraled father and farther into insanity.
Heaney’s descriptions of Grendel during the first agon represent a battle hardened creature, with a heart full of hate and rage. On the other hand, Zemecki’s half-breed herot is a creature who has been abandoned by his father and the rest of society, forced to live a desolate life in his mother’s lair. Where we encounter the two Grendel’s also helps us contrast who they are. We first encounter Heaney’s Grendel alone prowling in the borderlands, signifying him as a independent creature. Meanwhile, we first see Zemecki’s Grendel writhing in pain in his mother’s home.