Conclusion Sentence: With the evidence stated above, it is clear that Macbeth only cares about his ambitions and does whatever it takes to get to the top. This makes him not a tragic hero because in no way was he ever a hero, all he saw was power and one way to get to it. Transition: while Macbeth was blinded by his ambitions and lost all power in himself when he realize the witch mislead him and he was defeated. This leads to the conclusion that Concluding Paragraph: Restate thesis: Macbeth is not a tragic hero because although Macbeth knows what he is doing is wrong, he continues doing it resulting in him easily getting influenced by people around him, giving into his tragic flaw: ambition which lead into a series of crime, and losing all the power he gained.
Paradoxically, his overemphasis of his sanity causes the reader to assume he is essentially mad. He merely lacks motive for killing the old man. He proves to be insane and mentally unstable by his actions previous and after committing the deed. An example of his insanity is portrayed through the narrator’s action of welcoming the police to converse in the room where the narrator has concealed the old man’s body, and placing his chair directly atop of where the corpse has been disposed of. He premeditated the murder, and then felt confident enough to boast by doing this.
The barber knows that nobody deserves to die. The barber notes, “I could cut this thorat just so, zip! zip! I wouldn’t give him time to complain … But I’m trembling just like a real murderer.”
The narrator was being quiet and careful to make sure nobody knew what he had done to the old man, and he decided for himself without any influence by anyone and over time, to kill the old man when most madmen would, most likely, be impulsive and sloppy. To top it off, he deceived the officers to conceal his felony. Mad men would not do that for the reason that they are oblivious to any action they did but then subsequently, the narrator admitted to the crime which he would not do if he was off of his rocker. Therefore, by the evidence given, the narrator is guilty of
“Harken! and observe how healthily - how calmly I can tell you the whole story. ”(Poe 1) To explain this quote in detail the narrator is explaining to the reader that he is able to explain his thinking while planning the murder. In this short story the caregiver of an old man believes that he wants to kill the old man to rid himself of the old man’s vulture eye.
Hamlet understands that the king now has no shame no guilt and feeling, living with the word honor written by a green pored marker, and when Hamlet understood this he have never called him by the name of a king again. He sees no right for him to be honoured even if he married his own
He deceives his friends and family into thinking he has gone completely mad, but it is his actions that prove to the reader that he may not be as mad as the king and queen believe. His unwillingness to kill Claudius because “he is a-praying.. And so he goes to heaven; And so I am revenged: And so he is scanned:” (III/iii/76-79) proves that he still has some reason and has put some thought into this murder.
The man had said, “I loved the old man. He had never wronged me. He had never given me insult. For his gold I had no desire. I think it was his eye!
The guillotine, which is widely recognized as the main form of execution utilized during the French revolution, at first glance symbolizes only anarchy, hatred, and murder. However, through a carefully executed plot line, Charles Dickens used the guillotine to save one character’s reputation. The author develops Sidney Carton, the selfish drunk without a care in the world, into a noble, loving character. In the end, the guillotine is used to bring Carton to his demise, but this in turn saves Lucie and Darnay. Through his act of self-sacrifice, Carton absolves his crude past and gains respect from readers.
From a man who came to Salem revelling in the fact that his hard won expertise would be put to good use, to a man struggling with his conscience and nearly openly proclaiming the witch trials falsity, Hale changed into a different man over the course of the book. His change would seem like common sense now; no one would believe that witches were enchanting girls and torturing them. However, the extremity of the religion at this time affected how long the false claims were believed. His realization was, for the time, progressive. Arthur Miller did a good job of portraying the Salem Witch Trials in The Crucible.
Kurtz continues to act cruelly as “there was nothing on earth to prevent him from killing whom he jolly well pleased.” (104) and he therefore faced no consequences. This is most blatantly shown when Marlow discovers that Kurtz has blazoned heads of natives on stakes in front of his door. The heads did not increase his power over the natives, which was already absolute; they just served as a testament to his cruelty and “showed that Mr. Kurtz lacked restraint in the gratification of his various lusts.” (107) Kurtz’s unrestrained power great wealth cause to sacrifice his moral code so that he may haughtily exhibit his