Violence leading to regret is shown at the end of the story. The regret is shown at the end of the story when the sniper removes the enemy’s mask and finds out that the republican is his brother. For example, a quote from the story says, “Then the sniper turned over the dead body and looked into his brother’s face.” This quote shows that the sniper had just killed his
This shows how the sniper’s actions without thought affect him for the worse. O’Flaherty establishes the theme of “The Sniper” by using description and irony. After the sniper turns over the dead body, he realizes what he has done. He was not thinking when he shot the enemy.
Gacy was so scared about what his father would do he chose to keep quiet. John Wayne Gacy was guilty of killing 33 people mostly teenage boys and burying them under his house. He got most of his victims by dressing up as pogo the clown. In conclusion I fully believe that that abuse and bullying have a lot to do with how a person reacts.
“Johnny! I nearly screamed. What are we going to do? They put you in an electric chair for killing people!!” In that sentence Johnny had just killed Bob and and he hadn 't thought about going into that electric chair he just saw that Bob and the Socs were drowning ponyboy and did what his heart told him to do.
Jack too betrays someone close to him: his father. Though he did not know Judge Irwin was his father at the time, Jack spends months “digging for what he Judge dropped” (Warren 5.71). As a result of Jack’s findings, the Judge kills himself with a shot “straight through the heart” (Warren 8.488). Cass Mastern and Jack Burden both somewhat directly kill two people very close to them as a result of their deep
When he reached out towards the wall, he was shot in the back of his head by Robert Ford. Robert Ford and his gang planned to assassinate Jesse and collect the reward. (Biography.com 1) One of the worst days for his wife and children when they walked in and Jesse lying in a puddle of blood on the floor. Frank James was so devastated because, the only person who ever understood him was gone.
/ Her wound is fresh, but the breath of life is gone” (53). Now Creon's wife and son are dead because of his actions. The death of Haemon emphasizes that Creon's decision to kill Antigone was a mistake.
Brutus heard of this and made an army as well with Cassius. The two armies faced off, and things began to look bad for the conspirators. Cassius thought Titinius was captured and decided to kill himself, saying “Oh, coward that I am, to live so long, To see my best friend ta'en before my face!” Titinius then became sad when he saw Cassius dead and he killed himself too. So when Brutus saw the two of them dead, he asked the favor of his servant to hold the sword out so he could run onto it.
One day the lieutenant and all the soldiers brought in two dead bodies, a man and a young boy. They decided to leave and were shot by rebels in a clearing when they left. The lieutenant explained all of the terrible things the rebels have been doing to civilians. He gave them a choice to leave or join them. He put it as “ They have lost everything that makes them human.
The chapter of “The Man I Killed” starts with an extensive list of physical attributes of a Vietnamese soldier killed by O’Brien in My Khe with an explosive grenade. In this chapter, O’Brien narrates an incidence which had permanently destroyed his life, murdering an innocent man. He had a lot of difficulties describing the man he killed, and that is why he avoided using the first person in his narrative. The reason for doing this was to relieve some of his guilt which had possessed him.
Both him and a girl are left in a room for other reasons, they are both severally injured and at the brick of death. He then reveals the reason behind his cruel actions. He told the girl the reason why he was there is because he did not want to die alone. He explained that his father was executed for
Should someone be let out of jail if they killed their child to stop their suffering? In Daughter by Erskine Caldwell, Jim Killed his daughter because she was starving, he worked hard but his money was taken away and couldn’t afford food. Jim killed her because he could watch her starve anymore, many outsiders supported him. Readers either agree or disagree that he should be let out of jail. I agree he should be let out, he did it out of love.
The isolation from other “good guys” made the man to not hesitate to kill the stranger in front of his child. To sum up, after everything in the world died and survivors were isolated from hope and light, people started to act different as they used to. The author Cormac McCarthy shows how people follow their barbarity and selfishness to survive throughout the book. This also relates to people living now,
After the sight of one of their men falling to the ground the remaining five men attempted to grab their guns but Nancy shot the leader in the temple, killing him. Nancy held the remaining five men until her husband arrived at home with the militia. When her husband got home, he suggested shooting the remaining men on location. Nancy did not stand for that and demanded, “They are my prisoners and I demand they be hung, shooting is too good for them”. The four redcoats were drug from her home to the Springs Gate where they were hung as Nancy sang Yankee Doodle.
The very dagger that killed our king sits on the back of my belt picked after Macduff’s pessimistic scream echoed the castle. A spot of blood still remains on the tip, an ill reminder of his excruciatingly cruel death killed during the late night by a once close friend. Is this how you repay the man who treated you like a brother? Was the Thane of Cawdor and Glamis not enough? Who knew one dagger could cause such predicament.