Good and evil have been shown multiple times throughout the story. Beowulf versus all the different monsters throughout the story are the most prevalent examples of this dichotomy. Many of the evil forces were Cain, Grendel and his mother, and the dragon. These three portray evil in their fighting and their reasoning for fighting/ murdering others. Cain, the allegory, was evil for fighting out of anger and jealousy.
One being “the tempter” (Thessalonians 3:5). Once Satan has obtained his followers in the pits of hell, there is no standing a chance. Early in book II of Milton’s Paradise Lost Satan states “I give not Heave for lost” (Book II, 14). Satan looks for the good people, those who follow the word of God. Not the liars, thieves, and murderers he already has them under his spell.
And he told the judge that she is using the witch craft lie to get his wife killed so that she can be with him. Goody Proctor knows this but when she is brought into court to testify she says “no sir he did not turn from me”(Miller,194) to protect her husbands name. As proctor yells out to her ”Elizabeth tell the truth!… I have confessed it!”(Miller,194) All the conflicts in this book can all somehow be brought back to this one simple themes every single time. Lies and Deceit. It geos to show you how one small lie as little as we didn’t do it can blow up into a huge ordeal.
Killing Simon shows they gave in to temptation, each of them had a bit of evil inside them. People are sinners from birth to death. This evil was already inside the boys, but it required a push from the Lord of the Flies to burst out. It is easy to blame Satan alone, but the truth is each of the boys are to blame. The boys are the
Eligos One simple name, a name to strike fear A name you wish you couldn’t hear. Who’s to know how his life begun Only one man, who’s power is strong. His evil is wicked, his soul is dammed He was cast down from all that was man. He is the Devil, so colossal and depraved Every single soul feared his rage. But he needed a ruler, he needed a vassal To rule his armies from to hell to high castle.
Reverend John Hale is horribly guilty of this trait in the first act. showing up after the accusations to appease the people. Finally able to use his studies of witchcraft, and armed with his heavy “authoritative” books, he professes “Here is all the invisible world, caught, defined, and calculated. In these books the Devil stands stripped of all his brute disguises. Here are all your familiar spirits—your incubi and succubi; your witches that go by land, by air, and by sea; your wizards of the night and of the day.
In this case, these are the treacherous. These people have chosen to live their lives in such a terrible way that they end up in the eighth and ninth circles of hell, where there aren’t any monsters or demons who are more evil. The only “monster” left to cause agony is Satan himself, who stands “issuing three winds / That went forth as he beat them, to freeze the whole / Realm of Cocytus that (surrounds) him” (XXXIV, 51-53). When the Devil is the only creature worse than you are, it shows the reader just how monstrous these shades had been in their lifetimes, according to
The man Jesus healed is actually possessed, he called himself “Legion” because “for many demons had entered him” (Luke 8:26-39). Jesus also disseminates the demons on to another, but he chooses pigs because they already have no soul. The Warden Hal Moores Melinda’s symbolizes Judas. He signed the execution note after John had just cured his wife of cancer after he promised to not do that. Like Judas he was a traitor because he made a promise but failed to maintain it.
This proves that the political context of King James the First plays a huge role in the drama of the play In Macbeth, there are many supernatural elements that all contribute to a psychological thriller. This is explored largely through the way in which Shakespeare reverses gender roles, when Lady Macbeth’s obsession with masculinity leads her into crying out to become a man. This is then proven through sexual imagery “Unsex me here, and fill me from the crown to the toe top-full direst cruelty” This quote is full of horrific intent as Lady Macbeth calls upon evil spirit’s to take away her femininity so that she will be able to become more cruel and violent and not have to seek
She was a very powerful demon that could do pretty much anything, her main job was to be the holder of all souls that were traded in as deals with Lucifer and to actually release him from the depths of hell. In class we never really talked about Lilith and Lucifer (Satan) to have any kind of special ties or relationship besides it being stated in some ancient texts that Lilith and Satan was the bad version of Adam and Eve. In the first episodes of Supernatural that Lilith appeared in she possessed little girls and was just killing random people instead of being a grown woman and killing specifically children and affecting people 's sex life. In the first episode that she appeared in she was a little girl that came to a police station and killed multiple people without anything that was related to sex. In the second episode that she appeared in she didn’t have any specific reasons to kill the people that she killed besides wanting something to do in her free time.
There are comparisons between him and the devil throughout the novel - The author goes out of his way to refer to Spade as a “blonde Satan”(3). Spade’s goal is to outsmart those around him and to emerge winning in the competition of intelligence between him and Gutman, the main antagonist of the book. Even Brigid O 'Shaughnessy, Spade’s potential love interest, is caught in the middle of this “game”, causing both her and Spade to have problems. He likes to manipulate people, tricking them into telling him information so that he can proceed with his schemes. Spade, as a character, was written to confuse the reader, given his difficult to understand personality.