When an accident occurs over the Summer, that leaves Gene and Finny hurt in some way, what comes next could take a toll on their friendship. Dismissive and harmful effects of guilt are all around Gene. These effects caused Gene to lose confidence, and lose his ability to grow as a person. Furthermore, the theme guilt is crippling is shown throughout the entirety of the novel. This is mainly shown when Gene feels guilty about Finny, since Gene broke his leg.
We burned a symbol to the ground.” (Lockhart 152) The significance of this quote is how the house is filled with expensive things that will eventually tear the Sinclair family apart if they keep fighting. They care more about money and their inheritance than each other and the qualities of family. Cadence feels regret from not only ruining her grandad’s house, killing her friends, and making her family grieve; but also for killing the two innocent dogs that got trapped in the fire. Cadence was close to these dogs and cried at the thought of how much they suffered. “How could I have forgotten them like that?
The moment he genuinely watched what he'd made he felt pounded and he said it unmistakably "and breathless horror and disgust filled my heart". Furthermore, Victor is affected very deeply by the unjust murders of Justine and William. He is completely devastated by the fact that indirectly he was at fault for both of their deaths. He explains this guilt and regret through his statement, “It was to be decided, whether the result of my curiosity and lawless devices would cause the death of two of my
He feels much pain coursing through his blood from his friends murder, possibly due to the fact that he made him stop fighting leaving him vulnerable to the fatal blow of Tybalt. Though Mercutio isn’t the only person Romeo feels sorry for, even when innocent he still feels sorrow for Tybalt mainly in the fact that he is his cousin-in-law. After Tybalt is slain Romeo states, “O, I am a fortune’s fool.”(p 49). This is his recognition of of the misfortunes that have befallen him with his cousin-in-law and best friend. The tragedy that occured in the streets of Verona clearly left romeo as emotionally injured as anyone else.
“Rumor went round the town, and noised abroad the terrible fate that had befallen the suitors; as soon, therefore, as the people heard of it, they gathered from every quarter, groaning and hooting before the house of Odysseus.” (336). Citizens have lived without their king for so long; they no longer rely on him. Instead, they find anger in the fact that he had mercilessly slaughtered their kin, rather than praise their king and his journey to return to them. In their eyes, he is not a hero; instead, he is a killer. These views are soon quelled as Odysseus openly shows remorse for his misdeeds, as instructed by the gods, and reconciles with his people.
This is saying that the evil acts of what we did to colored people scared many lives. It scared the memories of people related to the many killed or even men and women who saw a lynching. Then, when you hear the person singing the poem, you can hear the emotion and depth that this song has on the singer and the people listening. It is a sad and terrifying poem. “Blood on the leaves and blood at the root / Black bodies swingin’ in the Southern breeze” (2-3).
No. He also makes a central idea of guilt. Again, the narrator felt pity for him because he also had the same experience of being scared. The narrator regrets he ever killed the old man in the end. The ringing in his head urged him to go insane.
For example, in Macbeth’s case, him being engulfed in greed leads to him wanting more, but is, unfortunately, slain and killed for trying to do so. On the other hand, Mary only betrays and murders her husband to get revenge on him for trying to leave her which leads to her feeling regret for what she does. Furthermore, Doodle’s brother decides to leave Doodle to die in the rain because he is a disappointment which ultimately leads to Doodle’s brother to feel guilt and sorrow. Overall, because they decided to betray others around them, these three main characters were faced with the effects of their actions on people around them and ultimately
By using surprise and suspense, Liam O’Flaherty creates the lesson that war is terrible in many ways. The theme that war is terrible in many ways is shown in the story many times. One example of this is when the sniper turns over the body of the person he killed and he finds out that it is his brother he killed. This craft move of surprise shows that the war split up his family and
Maybe we speeded things up a little, but you really can't say we murdered him”(3). They both feeling guilty about the whole situation and they blamed it on each other after that, they felt sorry for him. And confessed to what they had done and how they had treated Mr. Pignati. They both experienced loss when he died and felt they had caused his