That is not the case because Hammurabi’s code was more negative towards everyone than positive. Hammurabi’s code interfered with others lives, prevented protection of the weak and created fear among the people. To begin with, Hammurabi’s code of law was unjust because it interfered with others lives. A mesopotamian man was allowed to disown his son whenever he pleased. Also, If the son hits his father, his hands will be cut off (Document C).
His memory was so awful, that after they ran out of there, he didn’t remember what he had done. All this does, is prove once again that George made the right decision. Killing Lennie was the kindest thing George could’ve done for him. Curley is always trying to start fights, so when Lennie, a very large man, shows up at the ranch he tried to assert his dominance. Lennie ends up crushing his hand, which makes Curley hate him even more.
After the trial, Bob Ewell swears to Atticus that “he’d get him if it took the rest of his life” (290). He then attempts to murder both Jem and Scout, succeeds in seriously injuring Jem, and then gets murdered himself. All of the three events above would have been avoided if Mayella had been honest during the trial, putting the responsibility on Mayella. Her dishonesty prolonged the aftermath of the trial for much longer than necessary and caused a domino effect of tragic events, none of which were desirable in any way. As shown above, the actions of Mayella Ewell during the trial of Tom Robinson prove that ultimately, she is more villain than
Hal drew his long hunting knife.Mercedes screamed cried, laughed and manifested the chaotic abandonment of hysteria. Thornton rapped Hal’s knuckles with the ax handle, knocking the knife to the ground.”(London 71)This quote prove that Thornton had to become a master over buck to save him from the city slickers. If Thornton did not save Buck, he would of died. Buck always wanted to be the leader,ruler,and king when he finally had the chance he made his dreams come true.An example of struggle for mastery is when the leader of the wolf pack tries to kill Buck but buck killed him to become the leader. “...till the boldest one leaped straight for him.like a flash buck struck,breaking the neck.”(London 106) This quote proves that buck struggled for mastery when he had to kill the leader of the wolf pack.
Another characteristic of a tragedy is the use of violence and death. Once again, both play’s use this in entirely different ways. In “Death of a Salesman” it is shown that Willy and his family have tremendous family issues because of Willy’s fatal flaw of illusion. Most of the play consists of arguments, sobbing and pleading because of Willy’s ignorance of the true values of life. Especially when Willy becomes violent when things do not go his way.
Sights you see, events you take part in, people you kill never really seem to leave your conscious and sometimes haunt you. This eats away at the sanity of many soldiers who’ve seen the face of the the fight. Joseph Robertson, a WWII veteran, clearly recalls a time from the war when he killed a young german boy. He described the boy he killed as a “blonde, blue eyes, fair skin, so handsome he was like a little angel(German in the Woods). Joseph, at the age of eighty six, still would wake up during the night crying over the german boy he killed and claimed that specific memory the saddest in his lifetime.
For example, in the book “The Outsiders” Ponyboy was born being a greaser which had him at a disadvantage already; furthermore, he had obstacles coming his way because of the socs. Consequently, the socs were guys who would beat up greasers for the fun of it, and since Ponyboy was a greaser he had much to worry about. This affected him to an excessive amount, for his life would change much after getting into a fight with one where a soc ended up dead. As a result, Ponyboy had many obstacles which cause him an abnormal amount of pain, Johnny’s death, Dally’s death, being a greaser; however, he didn’t let this stop him. As you can see, Ponyboy who was born into such a horrible life didn’t let that stop him from changing into someone who could be
In Elie Wiesel’s Night he and many of the other prisoners felt victimized by the guards and their use of power over them. One example of abuse and dehumanization is Franek, the foreman. He noticed that Elie had a gold crown in his mouth, Franek wanted it. When told to give it to him, Elie said no, so Franek started harassing and abusing Elie’s father. Elie’s father was unable to march in step, which caused a problem for him because everywhere they went it was in step, “This presented Franek with the opportunity to torment him and, on a daily basis, to thrash him savagely.
By being so greedy, only caring about his opinions, beating his wife for saying things he disagreed with, and not accepting any offers the jewelry stores were offering brought him bad luck. Also, by caring about his family 's future, not present life distracted him and made him into a bad man. In my opinion, this book teaches lots of useful lessons and everyone should take in
That was bad for the blacks and immigrants also. Many got put off as a direct result of the New Deal’s attempts to give the workers rights. Businessmen had hated the New Deal because it interfered with their businesses and supported workers’ rights. The rich people accused FDR of betraying his class. Henry Ford hired thugs to attack his trade union workers.