This can be seen through the officer’s reasoning when he makes his decisions and the traveler’s disapproval of the apparatus. Throughout the story, the officer appears as a man with values and principles, yet acts with total ignorance of either compassion or sympathy because of the power he holds with the apparatus. The officer does not feel responsible for his immorality and in fact, does not see himself as being immoral. He also does not see the point in telling a prisoner the reason why he is being executed. He proudly informs the traveler: “the principle on which I base my decisions is: guilt is always beyond doubt” (Kafka 199).
Such that whenever Victor encountered his inhumane creation, he does not reconsider his creation’s feelings, but rather easily become swayed by his own morality; that his creation was the only cause of his suffering and it should be exterminated. Even after countless opportunities to reconsider his ideas, Victor performed futile effort toward his issues, which he continuously applied his idea that his logic was the only thing that was
To explain, Montresor was insulted by Fortunato, the resolution to this conflict should have been as simple as confronting Fortunato with his hurt feelings. Instead, Montresor decides “[he] would be avenged” (Poe 543). Because of the dramatic way Montresor decides to resolve the conflict between himself and his friend, his character is shifted towards an unruly one. Montresor has no regards for those around him, he has no insight to anyone but himself. As a result of the way he chooses to resolve conflicts, he allows the conflicts to take control of his every action.
.] Overwhelmed with a word of one man’s speech” (1.305 - 1.315). Shocked by the physical differences and brash challenges of the Green Knight, Arthur’s court forgets to abide by the chivalric code, which dictated the conventional understanding of human nature in that time period. Perhaps, the Pearl Poet alludes to the fact that under great physical differences, the convention of human nature at that time disintegrates. Furthermore, during his supposed execution at the hand of the “monster”, Gawain shows fear by flinching, an act that conflicted with the chivalric code.
Kurtz were in an alliance with one another. This caused the brickmaker to press on and eventually bother Marlow to the eventual point in which Marlow decides to mentally shut out all the gibberish that the brickmaker was telling them. This highly differs from the personality of another man with the same name who was called Christopher Marlowe. Christopher Marlowe was able to address the wrongs of his people and did something about and he also always made decisions based on the truth he knows while Marlow knows the truth but decides not to do anything about it. It would be quite unfair if Marlow were to call the brickmaker Mephistopheles because his sense of judgement is quite skewed.
Although Huck looks down upon Jim, he truly did care about him. He cares about him so much, that he disregarded what his conscience kept telling him. He realizes that his thoughts don’t matter when he said, “It was awful thoughts and awful words, but they was said. And I let them stay said; and never thought no more about reforming” (242) Huck prefers to “go to hell” for Jim if it means he does not have to turn on him. Friendship overpowers society’s
Moreover, phrases such as “cut” and “machete” are used in order to disseminate fear within the reader. Yet, the reader still feels a level of pity for Okonkwo. The pity is not only because of his tribe being whittled away to nothing, but also for the reality of what Okonkwo has become. His hamartia has consumed him up to the point where he is led to kill those closest to him without the slightest hint of
.It’s fair to say he indeed had a harsh childhood, and you would think that a man who had that kind of upbringing would not be so desensitized to the rest of his people, however, that was not the case. Stalin was very cold and had no remorse in his heart whatsoever. He ruled with an iron fist and did not like to share his power. However, others would disagree
His downfall can be foreshadowed throughout the play, and one of the most significant reasons is because of his anger and aggression. Sometimes people say comments that they do not mean due to anger, but that is no excuse for Creon. He takes it to a whole new level that causes most to be afraid of him. Which in a way, leads to him believing that his decisions are right, due to no one standing up to him. This is clearly shown when the Sentry indicates, "I didn 't do it.
The boys decided not to slain the pig because [They knew very well why he hadn’t; because of the enormity of the knife descending and cutting into living flesh; because of the unbearable blood. (Golding 35) Ralph and Jack knew consciously that killing the pig was inhumane, even if it was for means of survival. As the story progresses, Jack becomes more aggressive, while Ralph slips into submission. After Jack successfully kills a pig, anarchy forms. The boys start to shout [Kill the beast!
I 'm not proud of my choice because it reflects on my character and morality. I felt the awkwardness and wrongness of the situation but I stayed quiet for the benefit of a sports team. It shows that I was a bit of a coward because I didn 't want to be portrayed as a rat or excluded from any social
Throughout the story, Nick is considered to be an honest and reliable narrator, but in fact he is not a reliable narrator. Looking at the way Nick narrates the story, it is in a way that the accounts are very much one sided as opposed to it being an impartial reminiscence of his past. Nick says he is a man who is inclined to reserve all judgement, when in fact throughout this story he has criticized and been making negative judgement calls to all characters except Gatsby. He would say that Gatsby is worth the whole bunch and that the other characters is just a rotten crowd. In my opinion i agree but also I don 't agree, I don 't agree because Gatsby is just another guy in love with a girl trying to get her attention but i do agree
This is not only frustrating for Walter, but also for Bryan because I am sure that it may often seem like all his hard work is for nothing, especially since he is mostly doing it for free. I also find fault with the idea that Walter needed to admit his wrongdoings, “especially with women” because his past is irrelevant to this specific case, as he is completely innocent. Everyone makes mistakes but it is because of his unjust situation that he is forced to recognize them, as if this will get him any closer to justice and freedom. Even if Walter had lived a life of crime and immoral behavior, it would still be irrelevant as he still did not commit this crime, and therefore, was not worthy of being locked away and sentenced to death, while the real murderer was freely walking the streets. This only perpetuates the fear and stereotypical idealizations mainstream society has as black men as dangerous, and inherently
Chillingworth’s transgression was only tormenting Dimmesdale’s wrongdoing and keeping him alive to do so. Dimmesdale is only tormented because of the guilt in his heart. He would not feel this guilt if he would only confess his righteousness to the world. In some way Chillingworth really shows the true character of Dimmesdale that he is not this majestic