Both of the short stories are about revenge, murder and madness. The narrators of both the Tell-Tale Heart and the Cask of Amontillado have very different motives for committing the murder each of them commits. In The Tell-Tale Heart, the narrator is insane and his motive behind killing the old man is that he cannot stand the sight of the old man’s “vulture eye”. He is tempted to close the eye forever, and so he does this by murdering him. 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.
Killing is a terrible thing and should only be a last resort but on the other hand this situation was pretty serious. He did what he had to, I believe if they had let him live he would have endured more pain and suffering that way. In my opinion George did the right thing by killing him and saving him the pain by letting him go
In Hamlet, by William Shakespeare the famous play contains madness throughout the plot and through the characters which is an important trait throughout the play. As the madness begins it spreads and affects the actions of all the characters. Madness affected Ophelia most, because all the men who were the only reason she lived had been taken from her life in some sort of way, this led her to the decision to take her own life. The madness spread so easily for example, Hamlet and his father, the queen and her need for affection. Vengeance and death is an encompassing theme shown when Hamlet tried to kill Claudius, acting on his impulsive instincts he killed Polonius instead and his vengeful action resulted in the eventual death of Ophelia.
Miss Emily in Faulkner 's story, kills a man who she was dating. Together each writer uses setting to reveal more and more about the female protagonist’s emotional state or their conflict. The main female protagonist in each of the story/play sees themselves in many of the same aspects. In both the story/play the female-male relationship had a major impact on how the female characters actions are justified by their own standards. Faulkner uses the decaying effect of time on Miss Emily’s character which drives her to insanity.
He contradicts himself when talking to Polyphemus about eating his own guests because in reality, he most likely would´ve killed anyone who stepped foot into his home. ¨That left Odysseus waiting in his hall as Athena helped him plot the slaughter of the suitors.¨ (19. 1-2) This quote shows that Athena is in on Odysseus wanting to kill all of the suitors, which can be the reason why
Comparison of the “Psycho” and “A Rose for Emily” The Psycho by Alfred Hitchcock and A Rose for Emily by William Faulkner are works with different plots and endings. The movie is focused on a maniac, who recreated an image of his mother to kill visitors. Norman Bates killed own mother because he thought she “betrayed” him, and used her personality in his further crimes. The man was caught and his actions were revealed long before his death. Faulkner’s story demonstrates totally different plot: there is an own main character, her mental disorder and its consequences for the society.
Ophelia has died. I think it was all thanks to me she went crazy in her head she has suicide herself thanks to what i did to her father, it breaks my heart having to say farewell to my loved Ophelia. Claudius and Laertes are trying to kill me in such a dirty way where they kill my mother as well with poison they put on the wine i was supposed to drink and we were to compete in a swordfight for i could gain his forgiveness on which they were going to poison me and i poisoned them. Claudius payed for what he did to my family and i payed for what i did to Laertes
From a young age, Queen Cersei started her evil off with the jealousy that fueled her to push her best friend into a well, ultimately killing her. Hereafter, Cersei continued to murder if necessary to the point where redemption is out of the question. Which is comparable to Macbeth in the way he plotted clandestine deaths of the people around him and killed to achieve his only desire; the throne. Queen Cersei could not escape the evil that fixated itself on her, or in other words, all the perfumes of Arabia could not sweeten her little hand just like Lady Macbeth. Regardless, Lady Macbeth brought up an interesting topic if evil can really be taken away from a person.
He will kill anyone that gets in his way. His wife encourages him to kill and somewhat helps him. He kills Duncan, Banquo, Lady Macduff, and Lady Macduff’s son. Through his killings he starts having visions and hallucinations that end up taking a toll on him. His wife has some visions too which leads her to committing suicide.
To me it’s poorly written because he killed a man, but because his guilt took him over he couldn’t handle all the pressure and turned himself. Like, if you’re going to kill someone for a dumb reason at least have a smarter way of covering it up. I understand how people say it’s just a story and that it’s is very entertaining, but if you think about it the story that is entertaining you is a story of insanity and death and I don’t find that very entertaining. In the story the Tell Tale Heart a man or caregiver kills an old man because of his eye. He tells the readers that the eye makes his “blood run cold” and because of that he had to kill him.