He reads it again, wonders what his family will think, wonders who will tell Mutti. He feels sad for Mutti. He knows his death will be hard on her.” A Lot of quite sad events happened like this in both stories, which built a lot of Tension. Also, we see a flashback of Helmuth dying and saying goodbye to his friends and his family in letters. In “The Devil’s Arithmetic,” on pages 160-161 it says “She stopped as the dark door into Lilith’s Cave opened before them.
(The narrator) heard all things in the heaven and in the earth. (The narrator) heard many things in hell,” the guilt of the murder tortured the narrator and made him believe that he was hearing things that were not real. The plots that the narrator makes to murder the man and get away with it are very in depth. Guilt also causes the narrator to think of more wicked schemes than before. “If still you think (the narrator) mad, you will think so no longer when (the narrator) describe the wise precautions (the narrator) took for the concealment of the body,” reveals the attention to detail the narrator had when carrying out the murder.
To Kill a Mockingbird Theme Analysis Baltsaser Gracian, a well-known seventeenth century Spanish philosopher stated, “a single lie destroys a whole reputation for integrity.” People in the Maycomb county are burdened by the miserable case of Tom Robison. His death heavily weighs on Mayella Violet Ewell’s heart and the rest of her life is destined to surround by an atmosphere that is filled with sorrow, regrets, and guilt because of the largest mistake that she made in her entire life. In Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird, she clearly points out the horror of telling lies. Lies are not solutions; they’re like the gifts from Satan, which can cause more troublesome problems that will ruin people’s life and soul. The reasons that arose for Mayella choose to tell lies instead of confessing what she had she done to Tom Robinson are closely related to her own mentality.
The cruel, bizarre, and unethical behaviors exhibited by Hamlet and his family stem from the severe depravity of mind from which they all suffer. Hamlet’s lack of moral character is illustrated in many different cases. For example, when Hamlet was writing in his journal after he is visited by the Ghost of his father, he wrote, “So Uncle, there you are. Now it is time to deal with the vow I made me to my father” (Act I Scene 3, 110). Hamlet, driven mad by grief, vowed to the Ghost that he would have revenge for his father’s murder, a clear example of his loss of moral conduct and his being overtaken by evil.
“I spent three days of that week sitting with him before he died…” (Zusak 467). Michael, depressed and melancholy, returns home to deliver the news to his mother, Frau Holtzapfel. The devastation following the loss of her son was apparent, which only causes Michael to feel guilty. The loss of his brother, on top of how guilty he feels for living while his brother died, overwhelms him. Michael deals with this by committing suicide.
He was drawn as someone of great evil due to his role in Art’s life: telling him his mother was dead. Another noticeable point is that Art is drawn wearing the uniform of the concentration camp. This illustrates that the author feels as though he is a prisoner of his own life, and ties back to the finishing scene where Art is behind bars, angry at his mother for committing a ‘crime’ and leaving him to take the
Based on Merriam Webster Dictionary, the definition of vengeance is punishment inflicted in retaliation for an offense. Vengeance in my words is harming someone for injuries given by that person. The word vengeance best describes Medea and her actions throughout the story. Vengeance consumes Medea and can be seen through her actions as she kills all the people Jason loved
Jocasta commits suicide because she is so ashamed of her decisions. Oedipus uses Jocasta’s pins to gouge his eyes out. Oedipus decides to do this so that he can no longer see the agony and suffering that he has caused. It is ironic because he is now literally blind; whereas he has been figuratively blind his entire life. Oedipus, Jocasta, and Laius all ended up facing the fate that they were all trying so desperately to avoid, due to their own
Othello at that point mourns butchering his significant other after people see her dead at the scene. Desdemona hireling reveals all the affirmation of Iago endeavoring to set everyone up so he could recoup his hurled. Iago later than murders the made for screeching on him. By then, later Othello has approached Cassio for his remission of the false affirmation he has heard among Desdemona and him. Roderigo leaves affirmation of Iago setting everyone up and is later tormented.
First, Dimmesdale reinforces the theme of guilt because he feels remorse for not confessing his sin of adultery. Hester and Dimmesdale, a minister, both commit adultery with each other and the consequence is Hester becoming pregnant with Pearl. Being too much of a coward to reveal he is Pearl’s father out on the scaffold, Dimmesdale punishes himself for seven years by carrying his burden all on his own. The name Dimmesdale represents dimming the light of truth, therefore, his life is fading when he will not confess his sins. Hawthorne states, “He (Dimmesdale) thus typified the constant introspection wherewith he tortured, but could not purify, himself.” (Hawthorne 132).