(1517) The Chorus Leader is shocked that Medea would follow through with such a horrific deed. She calls her “hard and wretched” because she now knows that Medea will do anything, even the most unthinkable things, to cause her enemies and eternity of pain. When true evil is present it is not subtle, it makes itself evident to those that are surrounded by it’s wrath. Many citizens of Corinth say negative things about Medea because of her destructive
Frankenstein: Society’s Myopia “The eye is the window of the soul” ~Hiram Powers Throughout Frankenstein, the creature’s eyes constantly display his feelings and insight. Also, the creature descends into violence as society refuses to accept him for his gruesome image. In Frankenstein, Mary Shelley juxtaposes the blindness and despondency shown in the creature’s eyes with the fear he induces in others due to his hideous superficial appearance, leading to his transformation from a curious, innocent creature into a dangerous pariah.
Billy says, “There was a fire-storm out there. Dresden was one big flame. The one flame ate everything organic, everything that would burn” (178). Billy describes Dresden as, “looking like the moon” (179). The fact that other human beings has the audacity to destroy a whole city and kill
”(568) His reaction to this information shows the extreme conflict that is going on within the narrator’s mind. He has realised that his whole life has been lived at the whim of white men, and that any control he ever had was merely an illusion. This truth is incomparably hard for the human mind to grasp, and it plunges him into wild fight within his own mind to grasp this concept. All of this conflict goes on in the pitch black space of the coal cellar, the darkest setting in the
He only felt the need for revenge now. The Kraken lashed upon the ship with its tendrils sending the longboat exploding in splinters of wood. Calder climbed the appendages of the Kraken to reach its enormous scaly head. The Kraken thrown into a frenzy began to create larger and bigger waves creating the largest hurricane that ever existed. One.
Her half body was turned into dogs, who barked loudly, scaring everyone who gets near her. After this transformation, Scylla hated everyone, Monster she became, a Monster she acted upon, she started to devour and kill. All this because of the love triangle that she did not want take part in ever ( Lindemans , Micha F.
On numerous accounts, Beowulf involved himself in many challenges such battling Grendel, Grendel’s Mother, and the Dragon to prove himself as a hero. In the beginning of the reading, Beowulf faces a rude and self-absorbed being with the name of Grendel. Grendel causes much destruction and terror for the kingdom of Herot by killing many people for their display of happiness. Once hearing
Humankind, real or fictional, are constantly manipulating each other and looking to others to place blame and hate. The most common victims of this behaviour are the undesirable of society, the outcasts who are easy to hate and condemn. This is an issue that was portrayed by Arthur Miller in The Crucible as a reflection of his own times and horrors of McCarthyism, and still plagues modern society with equally disastrous consequences. In The Crucible, the fear of the devil spread like wildfire throughout the town of Salem, Massachusetts; the first victims of which were the undesirable and distrusted in their society.
This experience allow the creature to realize his lack of a nurturing environment. When he meets Frankenstein’s younger brother he is called an “ogre” and a “hideous monster” (). Being constantly mistreated and not understanding why, causes the creatures to do such ill deeds. The creature begins killing and hurting others due to being faced with violence himself. The creature may have shown compassion to others if he had been taught compassion
The concept of nature in this work is painted as a vicious powerful villain who strikes fear and awe in all who witness its power. The author uses similes and personifications to create this image of nature against man as well as the backstory for the Redcliff family. Throughout the story, the emotional experience of the concept of nature remains morose and melancholic with a dash of hope that dies at the climax of the story. Right from the start, readers are given constant hints that nature is stronger than man.
Utanapishtim puts on board skilled Craftsmen, silver, gold, and animals of every kind. The storm is upon him; Utanapishtim sees the faces of death, in the storms from the depths of hell. Utanapishtim seals himself inside the boat, while the gods, Shullat and Hanish, destroy the world around him [Gil., Tablet XI. 83-84].