Also, fear caused the separation of the group in the sense that the boys feared exclusion and bullying by the hunter and Jack. The fear of exclusion caused of separation of the group. Many times in the novel, some boys felt as though the rules were not skewed in their favor. Jack and his buddies feared that faith was abusing his power and that the rules weren 't fair nor were they in their favor. This feat caused the separation of the group thus proving fear was the root cause for this main conflict as well.
The men do not follow them because they are afraid of their judgment, they are afraid of where they might go. So they stay in purgatory, alone. The story told by this poem, by the hollow men, show how these men are feeling trapped and are stuck because they fear their judgement day. This fear is leaving them trapped in their purgatory. The men stuck in this purgatory are there because they believe when they go to their judgement, they will be sent somewhere they do not want to go.
At the beginning of the story the boys are very scared and confused on where they are because this place is a unknown entity they have no clue what could be on the island and how they are going to survive. This is symbolism of human instinct, because when people encounter unknown experiences they start to freak out and make irrational decisions on easy problems with simple solutions. This occurs most in Jack because he wants to be the leader of the group of boys but when Ralph gets leader he tries to sabotage it in different ways by creating more fear and promoting protection of the group from “The beast”. “If you’re hunting sometimes… you can feel as if you’re not hunting, but being hunted”. While Simon is still scared he is not making irrational decisions, he is trying to figure out how to survive and follow orders and creating shelters and fire.
The men have to go to the Ville to find the men and are starting to worry if they were to get in trouble for doing something they are not supposed to do and not ordered to do. It is said “We’ll just say they walked into your ambush. Don 't sweat that. All the higher-ups want is bodies.” (315). This is said when one man asked what they were to do if they kill the men even though they are not supposed to be in that place.
In this way of using the motif of the atomic bomb, Cormier helps the reader to understand Henry more. It tells the reader more about his past, about his friends and his brother. Also, it shows that Henry is a fearful person. He is so scared about the atomic bomb exploding and killing everyone, that he has nightmares about it. Henry keeps many problems to himself, afraid that it would overwhelm his mother or father too much, in addition to them still coping with the death of their son.
Against Jocasta’s suggestions, he is persistent in finding out who his father and mother were. When he does, he is dismally torn to shreds. Even if he didn’t mean to kill his father and have children with his mother, it proves to be immoral and wrong even in today’s standards. Because of his strong emotions of self-hatred, he inflicted much pain unto himself so as to never have to see the world again, therefore proving he suffers both physically and mentally. Oedipus’ downfall makes the audience feel a sense of catharsis, or emotional release that is provoked by Oedipus’ downfall.
The experiment raised a lot of ethical issues. The participants experienced administering 400 V electric shock to a person and hearing him scream in pain and eventually struggle to death which may affect one’s life. Also, Milgram lied to the participants, letting them believe that they were shocking a real person. Even after knowing the truth, the participants will still feel guilty that they tried to kill an innocent human just because he/she failed to learn a list of syllables. The participants were not given the right to leave the experiment any time they wanted, instead, the instructor forced them to continue the experiment.
He doesn't want there to be known of the practice of witchcraft in his own house, so he puts the crime on his slave Tituba and gives her an ultimatum to either confess or be beat. Because of his need to keep his credibility in his town he claims that he had casted out the source of Satan himself. Parris motives are exceedingly selfish. Concerned with keeping his authority in Salem, he is disliked among many. Continually being power-hungry, drives him to make calamities in his
This strain is not just emotional but also bleeds into the physical realm when Fowler becomes impotent, “She was holding him, wanting him, and he wished he could make love with her but he could not” (Dubus 1136). In an effort to fix a wrong doing against his family Fowler has exacerbated the situation. The killings in the short story, “Killings”, are murders. There is not justification for murder. The killings therefore are not justified.
People should not trust anyone when they are full of rage or full of sadness because chances are they would say something that they wanted to keep a secret and they would most likely regret it. In the book, it states “I killed Wellington” “please Christopher. Just...let me explain.”(86) There was a policeman at the door [I told the police] father killed Wellington, who is a dog.”(134) This explains that when Christopher 's father was full of sadness he randomly told Christopher that he killed the dog, but Christopher told the police and did not keep the secret. In other words, there are sometimes one can and can’t trust others. People should be cautious of what they sat and who they 're