He says that “..if I had of been there I would of known and I wouldn’t be like I am now” (367). Basically, what he is saying is that he is a cruel person for being punished for something he claims he did not do. If he truly did not commit the crime, then he shouldn’t be killing an entire family. In this story, the author puts the men as cruel persons that do not sympathize with others. The family had an accident and The Misfit choose to kill them all, instead of helping them.
Then the sniper notice how much pressure he's going through just to kill other human beings. When the sniper shoots the other sniper with his revolver he had a quick glance of the snipers face, he felt sick inside. When he had saw the face of his own brother lying dead on the stone floor. Anthony 2 The internal conflict he's facing is when he needs to act like a soldier and just go for the kill. It’s a “Man vs. Self” that is keeping him emotionally unstable when he's put in the line of battle.
When Hank creates the “simple plan” and chooses to devise the money it amongst his friends, he believes that he will be able to follow through with it. Unfortunately his plan goes way off course, and he is forced to kill several innocent people simply out of the fear of being caught. Macbeth similarly had to face a lot of guilt following Duncan’s murder, all as a result of a bad decision. Towards the end of both stories we see both men in similar settings to the beginning scenes but their attitudes and emotions are the polar
Once Ryan decided to leave Jones found out and sent gunman to terminate Ryan and the reporter out of fear that the truth about Jonestown would be exposed. Soon after, as a form of rebellion, Jones told his people to gather around and commit what he called a “Revolutionary Act”(Moore 5). To clarify, later the next day,” Jim Jones, age forty-seven, was found dead from a single bullet wound to the head, most likely self-inflicted”(Jonestown 2). Jim Jones committed suicide after also leading nine-hundred plus people into the same dead end including Congressman Ryan, displaying beatings, and suicide drills. Out of fear of the consequences of his actions Jim Jones was held responsible for the mass murder and suicide his followers at The People’s Temple in Jonestown,Guyana on November 18,
The story of Ronald Gene Simmons. On the 22nd of December, 1987 the worst mass murder in Arkansas history took place. A man by the name of Ronald Gene Simmons went on a killing spree. He started off by killing his wife, kids, and his three year old granddaughter, but it didn’t stop there. He killed his family and quite a few harmless townspeople because he went insane, because why else would you kill harmless people?
Then I noticed, the number three came up a lot in this case, Edna Green had checked in at three, she was stabbed three times, and was found three months after the killing. I asked the hotel if the number three meant anything to the bellhop. He was born in march (the third month,) on the third day of nineteen twenty-three. That’s when I knew, it was the bellhop. The police took him into custody.
Also, Meredith Ward is starting to become sleep-deprived because she has no one there for her. Lastly, Joe Sadowski was affected by Charlie Ward’s death. He was affected by the death because him and Michael make a false story about the gun to protect Michael’s image. As a result, the people of Briarwood think that Joe killed Charlie Ward and the police think he may be the criminal. Due to Charlie Ward’s death, Michael Mackenzie, Joe Sadowski, and the Ward family are all affected by his
However, several times in the novel Lennie uses violence to solve his problems because he does not know what else to do. Unfortunately, his actions have consequences, the most crucial being when he accidentally kills Curley’s wife, which culminates in Lennie's own death. George also solves his problems with violence; his solution to the death of Curley’s wife is to kill Lennie himself. He believes that if he just kills Lennie his problem will be solved. However, he would have to spend the rest of his life thinking that he has killed his best friend, and that he can never atone for it.
When Paul starts to get confused on how Luis’s death was caused, he researched the situation and realized that, “Luis had been killed by Arthur Bauer on Tuesday, but it had taken six days for him to die. That shot from the blackjack had been just as deadly to Luis as a shot from a gun” (247). This affected Paul since Luis was not only a friend of Paul, but somebody Paul looked up at. When Luis confronted Arthur and Erik to speak up for Tino whom Erik had punched, he said, “You would smack a little kid in the face, right? Why don’t you come over here and try to smack me?” (211).
Capote tells the readers that Perry smith had actually murdered the Clutters but some how in the end, the reader still feels bad for him. This is because of the way Truman Capote shows pity for Smith and inflicts his opinion into the book by sharing the saddest moments of Smiths childhood with the reader, as though saying that he shouldn’t be blamed for the murder because his childhood shaped him to be this
This accident caused Leigh Charters father Leigh Charter Senior and the rest of the town to hate on the Chaplin family to cause them to almost be victims in that case. As the people of the community began to hate on the family they found words written on a wall saying “Brenton Chaplin killed our mate.” (Australian Story 2010) What happened next showed even more how the lines between victim and perpetrator can become blurred and that was that Leigh Charter Senior started to become aggressive and one night came over to the Chaplin family home with two knives prepared to kill Brenton. In the end Leigh Charter Senior managed to stab everyone else in the Chaplin family, killing Wendy Chaplin who was Brenton’s mother and then after leaving the Chaplin’s home he ended up hanging himself from a crane. Although he was a victim in the situation to start with Leigh Charter Senior ended
many times, these “abnormal" people repeat their actions, not only because they might enjoy their actions, but also mental problem block them understanding how horrible and extreme their actions really are. In the stories “The Cask of Amontillado” by Edgar Allen Poe and “A Rose for Emily” by William Faulkner, both Montresor and Emily they killed a man without significant reasons. In both stories, the main characters can easily be classified as psychotic, from their disturbing behavior patterns and the actions committed by both individuals. In the story of "Emily Rose". It is obvious that Emily 's mental is not normal after her father was dead.
Also, a shooting happened at Virginia Tech in 2007 that left thirty-two people dead. John Houser bought a gun at a pawn shop without having a background check done. Then he entered a movie theater and killed two people while wounding nine. Afterwards, he then shot himself (USA Today). There are too many lives lost due to a simple flaw that could be fixed if the United States would try harder.
Some of the people even wanted him to die because he was the cause of them losing some of their family members. Since he didn 't want to cause anymore trouble than there already was, he decided to accept the blame and carry it on his shoulders all alone. Even though it was difficult for him, he took full responsibility for everything that he was accused of. Luckily, the court did not find him guilty. William Mulholland