Most Powerful Characters In Literature

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Who from literature do you look up to as maybe perhaps an unstoppable force? Who from literature do you think is the personification of perfection? Who from literature do you despise most? No matter who you had said, your answer portrays or symbolizes a side of humanity that is among everyone. Even the most powerful characters in literature have feelings of vengeance, regret, and sadness or perhaps the need for enthusiasm or destruction. The celebrities in our world are, in fact, a person just like one of us, no matter how 'perfect ' they are believed to be as. Anger, fear, sadness, and desires are what everyone shows in life, no matter how they may seem. Even if the antagonist isn 't itself human, it shows a form of purpose or need for…show more content…
As more of a resolution to these stories, they learn they need to face their hunters as more running would be useless to them. This is the realization Will Kane had come to when he first started to run away with his newly wed wife. " 'No. That 's what I 've been thinking. They 're making me run. I never run from anybody before ', Kane says, 'They 'll just come after us....Four of them, and we 'd be all alone on the prairie '" (Foreman). Although Amy and most of the other townsfolk don 't understand Will 's decision, in a situation like that Rainsford would 've done something similar. Rainsford had to temporarily escape the hounds through the cliff off the island, yet he realizes that perhaps his only way of escape or survival is what is on the island. There fore, he needs to confront Zaroff if he wants an efficient escape. "Then he switched on the light. A man, who had been hiding in the curtains of the bed, was stand there. 'Rainsford! ' screamed the general. 'How in God 's name did you get here? ' 'Swam, ' said Rainsford. 'I found it quicker thank walking through the jungle. ' The general sucked in his breath and smiled. 'I congratulate you, ' he said. 'You have won the game. ' Rainsford did not smile. 'I am still a beast at bay, ' he said. 'Splendid! One of us is to furnish a repast for the hounds. The other will sleep in the very excellent bed. On guard, Rainsford '... He had never slept in a better bed, Rainsford decided" (Connell). Of…show more content…
With these similarities comes a difference, as the causes for the antagonists are severely different and only could be interpreted as the same if more detail was given. Kane 's old enemy Frank Miller had the will for revenge against him, swearing he 'll get out of the death sentence and kill him. Kane 's friends, the judge who sentence Frank, leaves the town hoping Will will do the same. " 'Don 't you remember when he sat in that chair there and said, You 'll never hang me! I 'll be back! I 'll kill you, Kane! I swear it, I 'll kill you! '" (Foreman). As shown Frank is hunting him for more personal reasons, but the general hunts our protagonist Rainsford for a different reason entirely. The general sees hunting Rainsford as more of a game or a test of wits, ability, and will. " 'You 'll find this game worth playing, ' the general said enthusiastically. 'Your brain against mine. Your woodcraft against mine. Your strength and stamina against mine. Outdoor chess! And the stake is not without value, eh? '" (Connell). Zaroff may take the hunting serious to a degree, but he mainly hunts for interest and to relieve his boredom. Zaroff 's reason for hunting could imply to others he may be mentally ill, while Frank just wants revenge on Kane. Vengeance is a cause something most of us can relate to, as we may have experienced it in early childhood because of our more basic undeveloped minds. Zaroff 's cause for entertainment is
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