The audible fear that the Sentry fails to hid in his voice while speaking to Creon distinguishes the king of Thebes as a very respected and deeply feared person. His demanding nature and impassive tone display Creon as a character that is superior to the rest of the cast. Likewise, Creon’s tragic flaw lies in his greed for power as well as his inability to follow the advice of others. The greed in Creon is put on display when he discovers that Antigone is the criminal and immediately accuses Antigone and Ismene, Antigone’s sister, of trying to dethrone him: CREON. You too, Ismene, Snake in my ordered house, sucking my blood Stealthily…(2.124-126) Creon’s misguided assumption that the sister duo aims for his throne was driven by his greed for power and need to keep that power absolute.
The author also shows the readers how Connie’s obsession with her beauty, her dreaminess and carelessness of the world made her more ignorant and lack awareness. That also made her become more vulnerable to the real dangers and the evilness that exists in the world. That danger was represented by an old man who pretends to be an eighteen year old boy that seduced and kidnaped Connie. The end of the story Joyce Carol Oates leaves it open to the readers, because that way it makes the reader think of what might have happened, whether she got raped or whether she is killed, after the main character leaves with the antagonist of the story. Oates shows that ignorance, narcissism and the lack of
As the symbol of the pearl change so did Kino. When the pearl represented hope kino was hopeful. Once others were jealous of the pearls value Kino became greedy and only interested in the objects wealth. When the others became desperate for the pearl Kino had to kill a man in self defense. Kino 's action made him desperate to get away from the town and to
But some of these comparisons are no so easy such as Dom Casmurro and Othello. Not only are both the actual names, of the story written about them, but both are fueled with jealousy and paranoia. They both ultimately lose everything and everyone. Lastly Escobar can be compared to Cassio, these were loyal men, and accused of committing adultery. In “Dom Casmurro”
This stress put on him is what essentially created his tragic flaw. Hamlets tragic flaw is his indecisiveness to make decisions. This trait is demonstrated through the entire play and causes Hamlet to his own demise. When Hamlet has immediate suspicious of his fathers murder and later proof, he delays the murder, which is puzzling because the play is about revenge, and one would expect him to have done it earlier as he had ample amount of opportunities to do so. His indecisiveness has puzzled many.
In the beginning of the story, Juan tries everything in his power to get back his letters and joins the Censor Bureau in order to stop it. He latter end up so enthralled in his job, when it came time when he found it, he unwittingly censor it. Because of this irony, it gives the perfect example of satire on the idea of censorship. Overall, “The Censors” bring the idea of satire to Censorship. Both sides, Juan and the government are so paranoid of each other, they go to extreme lengths in order to censor thing.
In addition, the story contains lots of symbolism, by making many objects and events as signs of things. The pearl symbolized a reward in return of his son getting stung by the scorpion. It was a reward, but he was too greedy so it brought him bad luck. Furthermore, it was contained many life lessons like not to be greedy, to care about family more than anything, and to do anything for family, because family is everything. By being so greedy, only caring about his opinions, beating his wife for saying things he disagreed with, and not accepting any offers the jewelry stores were offering brought him bad luck.
All the major characters in the play were hungry for power, even Brutus had to capitulate at the opportunity. Although Brutus has high moral standards his actions were those of an unprincipled being. Brutus’s own negative qualities led to his demise. He overlooked his opponent Mark Antony, which led to the people 's’ uprising. Brutus was also a trusting
The entire conversation that follows is accounted for their failure of communication. Constant miscommunication between the two has lead Carol to make fabricated sexual harassment charges on John. Furthermore, John, an intelligent and meticulous man, is given an offstage life that he may lose if found guilty of sexually harassing Carol. Carol knows all about his family background and with the help of this information, she can churn the information around according to her likes and make John the guilty one. This is interpreted in a way in which Carol is a crazy desperate student who finds minute gestures to be sexual and intimidating and ultimately seeking power over men by fabricating sexual harassment charges on
He becomes one of the prominent leadership figures and his interest in establishing a society aligns with Ralph’s, the first elected leader, but he shows a propensity for aggressive behavior by yelling that it would "serve [them] right if something did get [them], you useless lot of cry-babies!" (Golding 64). Choosing to attack the young boys for their fears plays into Jack’s fanaticism about his nearly-embraced island life. Becoming defensive about what he is doing for the group, he attacks the same people he attempts to govern. Later, the ideological differences between Jack and Ralph prove too great, and Jack sets fire to the island in his bid to kill him, “smoke...seeping through the branches in white and yellow wisps, the patch of blue sky overhead turned to the color of a storm cloud” (152).