In this quote, we see that Montresor’s intention is to kill Fortunato, rather than take him to taste the expensive wine. As the story goes on, we get a better picture of Montresor’s evil plan by linking the things that he has said in the beginning with him taking Fortunato deeper and deeper into the catacombs. In The Most Dangerous Game, we realize from very early on in the story that the General’s intention is to hunt, and ultimately kill Rainsford. In the story, the General says: “[The animal] must have courage, cunning, and, above all, it must be able to reason”, to which Rainsford’s answer was that no animal could reason. This quote is the first point in the story it is certain that Zaroff is a murderer.
Kay storms back to the castle, mad at himself for making that mistake, and Wart stays to look for the hawk. Wart has to spend the night in the forest but soon the next he finds Merlyn, who looks extremely old. Wart did not know he was there, of course. Merlyn walks off into the forest and Wart follows, I think just because he does not have anything else to do and Merlyn seems kind. Merlyn is interesting, to say the least.
Whereas, in The Cask of Amontillado, the reason behind the murder is revenge, “The thousand injuries of Fortunato I had borne as best I could; but when he ventured upon insult, I vowed revenge.” Additionally, Montressor’s jealousy is another reason because of which he murders Fortunato. The other difference noticed in the short stories, is that in both of the short stories the aftermath of the murder is different. In The Tell Tale Heart, in the near end of the story after the murder, the narrator feels very happy , and
I don’t think the hounds have heard about the peace yet.” Rory walked away quickly, fearing the hounds might find him and chase him out. Bob asked, “Do you think it 's true?” “Let 's find out,” answered Tom. So Tom and Bob walked to the barn, where Farmer Brown worked on his magical crop-harvester. “Farmer Brown,” asked Bob, “is there peace between all animals and men?” Farmer Brown had never heard about the peace. “No.
While the doctor could have told Nick that they could go hunt another time because his mother wanted to see him, he decided not to in spite. Nick was found, “sitting with his back against a tree reading” (Hemingway 27), a quality that he obtained from his mother, and told his father that he wanted
Once down, that was the end of you” (London, 5). Instead of intimidating Buck, this makes Buck determined to “see to it that he never went down” (London, 5). This lesson of how there is no fairness in the wild, is called the law of club and fang, and it helps Buck immensely in the future when he gets into fights with other dogs. It is very possible that Buck would have died if he had not learnt this lesson. No one else teaches Buck this lesson, he comes to this conclusion on his own.
He was a hero to them because they saw it as someone had finally put a stop to the tragedy of the town. In conclusion the crucible was a tragedy because the judges of the court were narrow minded and listened to nine girls and their pointed fingers. The nine girls somehow persuaded them to listen to them when that pointed at certain people and called them witches. When the girls pointed these people out they were hung if they did not confess to what they have done. When the people confessed, if they confess they would spend nights in the jail for their
For instance, at one point Rachel, quite distraught, runs to the jail and calls down, “Bert, can you hear me? Bert, you’ve got to tell me what to do. I don’t know what to do-” (31) Rachel depends on Bert to tell her exactly what she needs to do so that everything will be fine again. Also, Rachel Brown appears to very fearful and scared at the beginning of the book. She frightened that Bert will be convicted and end up in jail, she’s mortified at the prospect of possibly having to testify against him in court, and she’s terrified
Therefore, in order to keep it a secret he arranges with murders to kill Banquo. Keeping his greed high, so he can get closer to the top. After Banquo was killed, Macbeth visits the witches once again to receive his apparitions.Which led him to his next proposal to killing Macduff’s family. “What need I fear of thee? But yet I’ll make assurance double sure and take a bond of fate.
People may want other things besides animals such as family or reading materials. George finds Lennie by the lakeside where they arrived and begins to tell him their dream but then the inevitable happens. George shoots Lennie is the back of the head, mercy killing. He had no choice because it was either torture for Lennie for the rest of his life or be killed to save him from the suffering. Curley and the others arrive driven by anger and Slim goes over to George and tries to reassure him.