“Fortunate is the man who has never tasted God’s vengeance!” (Sophocles, pg. 215) this statement is about fate, where it is trying to pity Creon as the God’s will curse him because of his unjust law. Although the quote implies “men” Antigone, who is the daughter and sister of Oedipus, is also pitted because the gods have cursed the family. Both Creon and Antigone are unfortunate human beings because the gods are punishing them. Also, due to past disastrous event, specifically when Oedipus killed his father and married his mother, it had angered the gods and cursed the Oedipus’ family.
[…] Praised be Thy Holy Name, for having chosen us to be slaughtered on Thine altar?” (67). Explicitly, Elie resents God for allowing him and his Jewish brothers and sisters to be tortured and murdered in gruesome and cruel ways. How could Elie possibly praise a God who condones the murder of children and mothers? He can’t which why he also says, “Some of the men spoke of God: His mysterious ways, the sins of the Jewish people, and the redemption to come. As for me, I had ceased to pray.
This made this tribe very violent because of the bad example the chief was. One day Ngueneche, the Christian God they were supposed to worship, commanded his own son, dressed like a beggar, to go and ask for help to the chief of the tribe, he felt annoyed because a stranger was in his land begging and order to kill him. God’s son transformed himself into a stream and flee but in the end he was killed by the tribe, God’s anger grew when he found this son dead and the rain started to flood the valley, and even the tribe apologized to God the chief continued with his bad manners, the rain didn’t stop and the stream was transformed into a big river that covered the houses. The chief was condemned to forever sail the lake’s waters sited on a branch. During today’s storms the lake destroys everything it finds, and that is why many people leave the area with the first
Everyone has been angry at someone at some point of time. Being mean doesn't show any respect of yourself or your parents. Why do we(people) be mean? Penelope's suitors was killed because they destroyed Odysseus's house, twisted his maids, and tried to marry his wife. The suitors destroyed Odysseus house when he was trying to find his way back home.
Head first in the jaws of the middle face of Lucifer is Judas Iscariot because he betrayed Christ. Although Lucifer was punishing other sinners, ever chomp he made was a literal stab in the back, leaving his skin raw and torn. Taking the first place spot is Lucifer’s contrapasso. He is stuck in a frozen river to show he is cold-hearted like the various souls Dante came across in the beginning of Judecca. He once was beautiful, but is now ugly due to his betrayal with Christ.
Soon after he gets rejected from the De Lacey family, he exclaims to Victor, “Cursed, Cursed creator! Why did I live? Why, in that instant, did I not extinguish the spark of existence which you so wantonly bestowed? I know not; despair had not yet taken possession of me; my feelings were those of rage and revenge” (117). The monster explains that he had been truly overcome with anger because of the De Lacey family’s rejection of him.
This shows that the people from the 1950’s had their life ruined for something that didn 't have any evidence. Miller shows parody by writing “The witch-hunt was a perverse manifestation of the panic which set in among all classes when the balance began to turn toward greater individual freedom” (Miller 66). This shows how the witch hunt was like the communist hunt in the 1950’s [run-on sentence] the government was like the church and the people were being hunted for something they might not [missing word] had anything to do with. Miller shows parody by writing “His breast heaving, his eyes staring, Proctor tears the paper and
Due to getting everything he wanted and marrying at such a young age, Rais’s view of the world was warped. After Joan of Arc was burned at the stake, Rais believed that all of his years of godly service were for nothing, because God had betrayed him and killed his love. He decided to turn to Satan and give in to his unholy desires for young children and sado- masochism. His desires were unmatched in their sinful ways. His crimes against society were fueled by the fact that he thought God had betrayed him in a way.
He further tells them how the Muslims have destroyed their churches and defiled their altars, tortured and killed the Eastern Christian men and raped the women. This outraged the Franks as the Muslims were destroying Christianity and they were in control of their Holy Land (Jerusalem) and the Church of Sepulcher (built upon the site of Christ’s burial and resurrection). Therefore, the Franks felt it an obligation to Christianity to fight in the
These feelings eat away at the soul leaving the person abhorred and hollow. What can someone do when even their own creator doesn’t love them? They become the monster they were created to be. Whether the person is Cain, Cal, Charles or Alex, the predisposition towards evil has been ever present because of the lack of love’s presence. The first murder in the bible was not when Cain shed Abel’s blood; the first murder was when God killed Cain’s freedom by refusing to love