“Human” despises her though, and says that she didn’t care for anyone but the humans. Symbolism also displays the divide in opinions. The soldiers uses the word “evil” in the same sentence as “claws” to draw emphasis to them. In the other approach, the word “hands” shows that hands could do an equal amount of evil. Lastly, Polysyndeton brought sympathy through revealing similarities between monster and man and brought the two stories together.
He abandoned his creation. Victor’s creation said, “Accursed creator! Why did you form a monster so hideous that even you turned from me in disgust” (pg.116)? Why would Victor turn his back on something he created? Victor’s actions show us that he despised his creation.
It is used to present the theme of the novel and it is a tangible source of evil from Jack’s tribe. Golding's description of the slaughtered animal's head on a spear is very graphic and even frightening. The pig's head is depicted as "dim-eyed, grinning faintly, blood blackening between the teeth," and the "obscene thing" is covered with a "black blob of flies" that "tickled under his nostrils" (137, 138). As a result of this detailed, striking image, the reader becomes aware of the great evil and darkness represented by the Lord of the Flies, and when Simon begins to converse with the seemingly inanimate, devil-like object, the source of that wickedness is revealed. Even though the conversation may be entirely a hallucination, Simon learns that the beast, which has long since frightened the other boys on the island, is not an external force.
If this description is not enough, she also speaks of an ordeal that has to do with his physical behavior. “...putting out a hand, which he each time pressed, without very much kindness, and painfully pressed to one of the breast button of his uniform.” ( Bowen 1408). Her remembrance of these events and the description that we’re given coupled with the supernatural prescience of the letter and the Taxicab, leads us to see this lover as not only a man of bad character, but as a literal demon. This is only backed up by the ballad, where the man in the poem also acted as a villain and was later revealed to be a demon himself. This is told on lines 39 and 40, “When dismal grew his countenance / and drumlie grew his ee” (Demon lines 39 &40) as explanation of his poor will, and a description of his intimidating looks paralleled in Bowen’s story.
Suffering and horror confront Gorianchikov in the hell-like bathhouse: “what one now felt was ... a burning sensation, as from boiling pitch. The convicts shouted and howled to the accompaniment of the hundred chains shaking on the floor” (265). Cramped disfigured bodies, steam-colored, and Isaiah Fomitch self-flagellating while singing in a “hoarse falsetto” (267) characterize the scene. This descent into hell, however, culminates in compassionate imagery significant to understanding Dostoevsky’s redemptive vision. Fyodor Dostoevsky’s Memoirs from the House of the Dead expounds on a concept of the possibility of religious/spiritual salvation within a dehumanizing landscape.
It is a dark green, a color that sickens the mind with doubt and infects the soul with rage and hatred. Its claws breed anger and deceit in its victims, and its snarls destroy relationships, tearing them piece by piece until nothing remains. It is a monster once revealed by Terri Guillemets as jealousy, when she wrote, “Jealousy injures us with the dagger of self-doubt”. Guillemets’ statement reveals that jealousy sprouts from an individual’s own doubt and can only be prevented by that person, and is further confirmed through Othello and Desdemona’s relationship in William Shakespeare’s Othello. Guillemets’ statement reveals its significance to human nature by signifying that jealousy is a monster created not by others, but by each individual,
Victor had no rights to judge the monster because he did not teach him anything at all. This is an example of different kind of people that use too much judgement on the physical appearance. Because of suffering too many threats and screamings from Frankenstein, these turned to hatred and caused him to seek revenge on Frankenstein. Throughout the novel, Frankenstein and other characters gave the monster the feeling of self-consciousness. It is easy to understand that the beast’s actions were just followed by horrible feelings.
Cut his throat! Spill his blood!” (193-194) begins to make the chant almost vicious, primitive, and bloodthirsty. It makes the boys sound manic and mutinous. The recurring use of the phrase “blue-white scar” creates a grim mood in the setting that reverberates throughout the story and adds to the portrayal of boys degrading into savagery. The boys repeated, passionate chant about killing the beast highlights their descent into savagery.
Romeo’s love for Juliet has grown strong, illustrated when he says, “But my true love is grown to such excess / I cannot sum up some of half my wealth” (3.1.33–34). Romeo's banishment and inability to see Juliet is Romeo's worst fear come true. “Calling death ‘banished,’ / Thou cutt’st my head off with a golden ax / And smilest upon the stroke that murders me” is a metaphor comparing banishment with death by a golden ax, used to display how dreadful Romeo’s punishment is to him, a theme heavily emphasized (Shakespeare III.iii. 22-24). Being apart from Juliet is a miserable life for Romeo, especially when he is the only one unable to see her.
If his lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore” (Article Freud). This quote further proves that Lady Macbeth was displaying repressed guilt through her unconscious mind. Freud also explains that it is within human nature to feel guilt. In the play, human nature, in the sense of guilt, led to the downfall of Lady Macbeth’s character. This can also tie into an universal message from Shakespeare: guilt leads to
becoming helpless, discouraged leading into leading into retaliation of anger and violence. First, the creature reveals emotions of his “Accursed creator! Why did you form a monster so hideous that even you turned from me in disgust. God in pity,
Though Curley’s wife and Crooks experienced discrimination in different ways-- Curley’s wife experienced sexism in a patriarchal society, while Crooks experienced racism in a post Reconstruction era (both still prevalent in modern society)-- they were both unjustly discriminated against due to ineradicable aspects of themselves. Of Mice and Men displays many differents types of jaundiced discrimination to speak out against the malicious and inequitable actions that had been forced upon those undeserving of it. The style of Steinbeck’s writing draws pity from the reader. Of Mice and Men inevitably causes all who have read it to side with those faced with unjust prejudice. Although unfair discrimination was a part of everyday life during the early twentieth century, Steinbeck 's story is meant to speak out on these untenable prejudiced
Similarly, after the De Laceys beat the monster, he feels there are “none…men that existed who would pity or assist” him, causing him to “declare everlasting war against the species” (122, Shelley). Because the monster experiences violence rather than nurture, he turns violent against mankind. The violence from the De Lacy family causes the creature to “feel anger, then a desire for revenge, and finally a violent severing from all that is human” (Mellor). This exhibits violent recurrence that arises as nurture is replaced by violence. This violence leads to murderous actions.
After learning he accidentally drives the Delacey’s apart from him, causing great depression and anger (Frasait). The monster is said to be a replica of Frankenstein. The monster has no control over his aggression and continues to murder his master’s loved ones. Although, this aggression is spurred on from the rejection and sorrow that humanity has placed on him (Cantor 117). The creature’s ultimate sorrow is caused by the denial of a companion