To live life as if you will die tomorrow is the key to a happy and inspired life. The Time of the Butterflies written by Julia Alvarez is a book about the Mirabal family and their fight for freedom. While all of the sister are off fighting a revolution against the tyrant Trujillo, one sister, Dedé is stuck at home. In the end of the book freedom is reached, but not before three of the sisters, Maria Teresa, Patria, & Minerva also known as The Butterflies are murdered in a “car accident”.
The ghost also tells him that he fell asleep in the garden and Claudius poured poison in his ear to kill him. Hamlets fear about his uncle was true after all. “O my prophetic soul!” he cries (1.5.40). After finding out all this information, Hamlet was in a dark spot that lead him to acting insane to investigate the accusations that his father had made.
Initially, Ishmael joins the army when he learns of his family’s death. He believed joining the army would get revenge for his family. Revenge is never the answer relates to this because, Ishmael joined the army to seek revenge on those who killed his family. He was so consumed by
On page 149, Julia Rothman lies to Alex about his dad’s death. She tells him that he died on Albert Bridge. This was a lie because on page 371, Mrs. Jones says, “he was not working for Scorpia, he was working for us”, that Julia Rothman killed his father and mother on her own by placing a bomb in the plane that they were flying on to the secret hiding place so they cannot be found by Scorpia. In addition, on page 210, Julia Rothman lies to Alex, telling him that he is not going to die, but Alex knows that he is going to die because m16 finds out about Scorpia’s evil plan. This theme contributes to the story because all throughout the story Alex is always trying to find out about his family, and as the theme states, Scorpia is lying to him about his whole life.
Close Reading #1 Hrothgar tells his men that today should be a day of mourning because their friend, soul mate, and true mentor is dead. He was one of the few men that he trusted; he vows to kill Grendel’s mother in Aescheres’ name. He now acknowledges that this is the consequence of killing Grendel. The king tells Beowulf that he would give him everything that he can imagine (land and treasure), if he were to kill Grendel’s mother. He talks about Grendel’s ancestry in disgust; he states that his family is hidden within ghosts and demons and they dwell within the trenches of the lake.
Today anything is allowed. Anything is possible, even these crematories.” This quote demonstrates how Elie’s humanity has begun to shatter, every right he once own has now been stripped from him. He is losing his sanity. Similarly, in the White Rose, when Sophie is going to be executed, the narrator says, “Sophie was then led to the guillotine.
Macbeth states that he is not born from a woman like the witches said in one of the prophecies rather he is ripped out of her mother 's womb. Macduff made a decision to do the right thing which was to fight for his country and for Malcolm to be king. Macbeth’s decision to murder changed his whole way of life negatively. With that being said, what goes around does come around.
Secrets play a big role in the plot of the story. Dimmesdale and Chillingworth both die as a result of secrecy. Dimmesdale finally comes clean and claims pearl as his daughter and then “holds his hand over his heart” and dies. Chillingworth dies shortly after because his only will to live was when he wanted to find out the father and then punish him but now Dimmesdale is dead therefore he has nothing to live for. He strangely leaves everything he has to Pearl.
Soon after Creon hears the news that his son and wife are dead, he says, “Take me away, I beg you, out of sight. A rash indiscriminate fool! I murdered you, my son, against my will- you too, my wife. ”(Sophocles 1459-62). Even though Creon did not mean for his son and wife to die, he actions are what brought them to kill themselves.
He says this because he just lost the love of his life and he does not know how to handle it. After this Macduff 's army attacks and in the end Macduff kills Macbeth and Malcolm becomes king. The Main characters in Macbeth are: Macbeth, Lady macbeth, King Duncan, Banquo, Macduff, and the three witches. Macbeth says “...Life 's but a walking shadow...signifying nothing…” This suggests that life is meaningless but it is not.
When Grendel arrives, he slays many of Beowulf 's men. Beowulf strips nude to fight Grendel hand to hand. He bursts Grendel 's ear drums then severs his arm. As Grendel slinks into the night, Beowulf taunts him with boasts about his own strength and power. Grendel returns to the cavern where, with his dying breath, he tells his mother the name of the man who killed him.
The Witch and The Case of Ann Hibbins, Executed for Witchcraft at Boston 1656 is only similar that both protagonist accused of being a witch by their peers. Yes, they have witchcraft in common, but there are more differences than similarities. The paring of these two stories create more questions than enforcing key points. The Witch focuses on sin and the forest as being a wicked place where the devil lies. As for Ms. Hibbins’s case, it’s the telling of her trial and how people knew she was innocent.
In the science fiction novel False Memory by Dan Krokos, he shows technological advancement throughout his writing. The main character, Miranda North, wakes up in a mall with no memory of her past. Miranda goes up to a mall cop seeking help, but it goes horribly wrong. She panics and then feels a wave coming from her head, "Like a spreading wave, the wave from my head, the people farthest away stiffen, then take off in no particular direction"(9). All of these people in the mall go completely insane and most end up dying.
Nobody can argue that the attack on Joe’s mother marked him for life, it branded him for eternity! This built in him an incontrollable rage! He needed to quench the burning desire inside him. He needed to satisfy his thirst for vengeance!