This leads us onto another deceptive act, and that is where Macbeth frames King Duncan’s guards for the murder of King Duncan. “When we have mark'd with blood those sleepy two / Of his own chamber and used their very daggers, / That they have done't?” (1.7.555-60) Macbeth marks the clothes of the guards with King Duncan’s blood and uses the guard’s daggers to kill King Duncan with. Doing that would eliminate any suspicion of him having any involvement in the crime. Macbeth knew that if he had succeeded with framing the guards, he would be let off as an innocent man. Macbeth’s greed, hunger for power, and deception lead us to the conclusion that Macbeth is solely guilty of this crime.
Abominable action are executed by Scar, he murdered his own brother and king to seize his position as king; he also tried to murder his nephew Simba, the heir to the throne but failed and told him to run away. As a result, he became the king ruling the kingdom in with a lack of consciousness and ruthlessly s. Scar believed he was entitled to perform as he pleased; his behaviour was no longer the surviving behaviour to seize the position of king. There was a food and water shortage but he responded he would rather prefer death to come along to all of them in order to stay as king, in power of the whole kingdom. His main focus in life was being king and is above every other animal in the hierarchy and he behaved as he was not even concerned about his death but only his legitimate
Oedipus Rex Essay In the play Oedipus Rex, he married his mother and killed his father without knowledge. He was fated to do the things, but he used fate as an excuse for his deeds. He was formally guilty for the act of marriage with his mother and materially guilty for murder of his father. It was the knowledge of his fate that made him do the things he did. He lived in fear of the things he would do.
Macbeth’s violence caused him to feel guilty for what he’s done. Throughout the play, Macbeth himself became more vicious and once he knew that Banquo was suspicious of him murdering Duncan, he hired murderers to kill Banquo and Fleance in the woods. Before Macbeth hired the murders, he made sure that the murders knew that Banquo was their enemy by saying “So is he mine, and in such bloody distance That every minute of his being thrusts Against my near'st of life”
We must remind ourselves that there are two sides to every story. Is Beowulf the hero or just a celebrated killer? The question to be asked is, “Just because we only see the bad qualities in someone, does that make them a monster? All the townspeople have ever known is Grendel kills everyone and destroys everything. All they see is destruction and evil.
In the book, after Macbeth becomes king, he abuses his power by killing Banquo then going to kill Macduff’s family, “The castle of Macduff I will surprise, Seize upon Fife, give to th' edge o' th' sword his wife, his babes, and all unfortunate souls that trace him in his line”(4.1.8). Macduff abuses his power extremely by going all the way to kill Macduff’s “wife”, “babes”, and anyone with any relation to him. Macbeth being able to easily murder them also shows the minimal power the opposition has towards him. Similarly, the creators of the SAT/ACT’s have a monopoly over the tests. Although the creators of the SAT/ACT tests have not used their power to physically harm anyone, their monopoly gives them no reason to reform the tests as there is no effective alternative test for people to
Therefore, making the king who protected by God suffer like how he's is his goal, he killed and fed on the King followers to revenge. To sum it up, Beowulf’s an amazing, brave warrior but to conclude the battle between the good and bad in this epic is not realistic and unfair, since Gendel is a tragically misunderstood outcast, who is forced and pushed to the limit of a human to become a evil
This conveys that Macbeth simply killed Duncan because his of his wife’s cunning, and for fear of her, he was persuaded. In addition, we have already seen that the prophesying of Macbeth’s downfall only led him to murder Banquo and Macduff’s family because he feared losing all he had won. Banquo seemed the last obstacle in his way after hearing only the first prophecy because his sons would receive the throne, so Macbeth tried to kill him and his son out of fear of losing his
The Misfit is an escaped convict who travels with two cohorts that help him murder innocent people. Obviously an evil man, Arthur F. Bethea describes The Misfit as the anti-christ, stating: “Indeed, like Satan, The Misfit is an anti-Christ… The most significant contrast is that Jesus sacrificed himself so that his true followers could enjoy everlasting life, while O’Connor’s villain is relentlessly associated with death” (247). The Misfit is angry at jesus, he states: "Jesus was the only one that ever raised the dead," The Misfit continued, "and He shouldn't have done it. If He did what He said, then there's nothing for you to do but throw away everything and follow him, and if He didn't, then it's nothing for you to do but enjoy the few minutes you got left…" The Misfit does not believe in Jesus so he believes that life is pointless. This could be a reason he kills so mercilessly and does not feel remorse for his victims.
Alexander the Great is a villain because he murdered and tortured innocent people and took over civilizations against their free will. Alexander the Great is a villain because he murdered and tortured innocent people. Alexander has killed people because he wanted to be known as great, but heroes do not kill innocent people, they save them. When Alexander was taking over the world, the places he conquered he tortured people that did not listen to him. According to History for kids, “King Philip was murdered by a
The dastardly conspiracy for revenge undertaken by Caliban is focused upon the physical ruination of Prospero; Caliban wants him dead. Through Caliban’s vivid language, of the tortures Prospero has inflicted on him, the motivation for Caliban’s murder plot was formed. The overall plot of The Tempest, is paralleled by Caliban’s murder plan in his comedic subplot.Without it, Prospero would never have to deal with the effects of vengeance upon him and Shakespeare 's exploration of revenge would lose thematic significance. This all comes back to Caliban 's soliloquy, for just like the background details provided by Prospero about his challenges, it provides a glimpse into Caliban’s mind and fuels the character’s motivation to pursue his desire. ---------------------------------------------------- Caliban represents the first nations peoples afflicted by Europeans worldwide.