Nathaniel Hawthorne, through the allegory of Chillingworth’s life in Scarlet Letter, rendered the conception that vindictive life can be a melancholy. Compulsion with revenge only led Chillingworth to emotional corruption, hauled away various elements of life, raised anger, and drove him away from relationships with people. After all, would it be a wise determination to live with, or even possess, a spiteful mind preoccupied with revenge? The immediate answer has to be,
She never recovers from the devastating death of her young husband, indirectly caused by the nature of his sexual desire. The death of her relatives are instrumental in reducing her to poverty, as do the desires, the costly “epic fornications” of her forebears. Her own promiscuous sexual desire destroys her reputation and her professional career. (Henthorne ) The death of her relatives leaves deep scars on Blanche’s soul, but even deeper scares are
The main theme occurs very commonly throughout the play. The Crucible depicts vengeance vividly through the characters; Thomas Putnam, Ann Putnam and Abigail Williams. Thomas a greedy old man wanted more wealth at the price of anything. Ann wanted someone to blame for her dead babies.
13.) In the beginning, Herot was being savagely attacked by Grendel and lives were being taken for twelve straight winters. He was “so set on murder that no crime could ever be enough, no savage assault quench his lust for evil” (lines 50-53). Finally, the brave warrior Beowulf arrives to Herot and murders the devious Grendel. Seeking revenge, Grendel’s mom slyly arrives at Herot and snatches only one victim.
This relates to the theme of jealousy because Mr. Putnam is so jealous of other people’s land that he accuses them of witchcraft so they lose their belongings, and he can take it. In addition, Ann Putnam is Very jealous of Rebecca Nurse. Ann Putnam thinks she is cured because she has lost so many children and Rebecca Nurse has so many.
Polo player Tom Buchanan had an ongoing relationship with George Wilson 's wife Myrtle that ended very dramatically with the death of Myrtle in a car accident as well as causing the murder of Jay Gatsby. It was not till this time where George started to realize that his wife was having an affair and this made him very upset as Nick says “He had discovered that Myrtle had some sort of life apart from him in another world and the shock had made him physically sick. ”(Fitzgerald 130). Tom took Gatsby 's car to get gas at George 's garage on his way to the city to meet with Gatsby. While getting gas Myrtle saw that it was Tom in the car and was upset because she was locked in a room and wasn 't allowed to see anyone.
Nikolaus treats Nadine like he has most other women: he makes her fall in love with him, forges a marriage certificate, and conceives a child with her, abandoning the both of them in poverty. He is also responsible for the death of her father, with whom he works. He gets him in trouble with the law, kills him, and takes his property to add to his mountain of wealth. This leaves Nadine and all the other women shattered and desolate. Some choose to let his betrayal break them, while others, like Nadine, choose not to let it overcome them, but to make a new opportunity out of it.
The antagonist in each story kept their loved ones, the protagonists, away from living a fruitful life. Emily and Louise both represent flowers who were not taken care of carefully and were killed by their owners. All the control demanded by her father consumed Emily and drowned her. Emily’s father over watered his delicate, beautiful flower leaving her rotted and wilted similar to the description of Emily when she walks out to greet the Aldermen, “She looked bloated, like a body long submerged in motionless water”(804). Louise’s husband kept her, a strong yet fragile flower away from sunlight, which kept Louise from growing.
This is what I noticed in the film, most characters contain evil. The old female servant and Mr. Poole have blasphemous attitude towards Mabel. Ned the servant boy, is greedy and takes advantage of people, that one friend of Dr. Jekyll whom he killed has an extreme lust for power that he’d put his reputation above the justice for his daughter but Mabel was different, Dr. Jekyll, in his confession called her “his light”. All of these are not true in the book except for the killing
After Mirri Maz Duur killed Danny’s husband she is filled with rage and is getting ready to burn her. “Mirri Maz Duur opened her mouth, but made no reply. As she stepped away, Dany saw that the contempt was gone from the Magei’s flat black eyes; in its place was something that might have been fear.” In this passage it shows how much Dany hates Mirri Maz Duur because she murdered her husband. In the movie the director uses suspenseful and non-diegetic music.
In this book, Percy Jackson, the main character, has to deal with good vs. evil mainly throughout the whole story. He has to go in an adventure to find a way to save his favorite place, Camp Half Blood. Not only that, but also he has to save the lives of the people he loves, the people around him. He puts himself through great danger and risks his life showing true heroism.
Though many view Machiavelli as evil, his teachings are better seen as harsh and stable. Richard III has much to learn from Machiavelli, for his rule is unstable and overly oppressive. Machiavelli makes the distinction that one should either gain the subjects' approval or should crush them unforgivingly, two opposite extremes. Richard, however, switches between his type of ruling: somtimes he orders people to die, while other times he manipulates them, sparing their life. As Machiavelli teaches his audience in his book The Prince, if one hurts his subjects in a not fatal manner, they will strike back, seeking revenge; and this is exactly what happens to Richard.
Friends and family show extreme callousness as they join the bloodthirsty crowd to stone one of their own. Moments before the lottery began; Mrs. Hutchinson had a friendly chat with Mrs. Delacroix. However, when Mrs. Hutchinson had been declared winner of the lottery, all previous illusions of friendship between the two had been erased. Mrs. Delacroix was sprinting towards her with the largest stone she could find, excited to have the chance to slaughter one who, just the day before, she would have called friend. As disturbing as this may be, it is not nearly as unnerving as the betrayal among family members.
The setting of the movie in a classic suburban community around the 1950’s. The community aims for perfection in a way, that nothing odd is okay. That is why the mansion, where Edward Scissorhands has got residence, is a spot of dirt of the picture of perfection the community is trying to show. The color scheme makes the good versus evil theme very clear in the movie, in the way there is a clear contrast between good and evil. For example, the ‘good’ of the movie is shown, when we see the colors of the characters and the surrounding area.