He is constantly worrying about who will be taking over what throne and trying to have them killed because he is so greedy and wants to rule. He is haunted by Banquo, the man he had killed, at a dinner with nobility and others of high power. In the end he falls into a despair because his wife has just committed suicide, it causes him to lose his hope and will. After the first murder he is just constantly guilty, haunted or sad and it doesn’t end for him at any point. The more he attempted to gain more power, the greater the loss it was causing
This behavior is also seen in August, from Water for Elephants, when August doesn't get his way, he has an episode and make sure everyone else around him is angry too. August demonstrates his abusive behavior when he fights Jacob because on some false accusations that he is sleeping with Marlena and also when he hits Marlena in the face and rips her pearl necklace from her neck and bruising
It is obviously Hamlet’s uncertainty and fear about the afterlife that stops him from killing himself. The main source of Hamlet’s fear of death – frailty of human existence, perfectly illustrated in the graveyard scene when he saw the skill of Yorick, a man who was once his fathers’ jester and whom Hamlet was fond of. He witnesses the ultimate physical transition between life and death from this experience and hauntingly asking the lifeless bones ‘Where be your gibes now, your gambols, your songs, your flashes of merriment that were wont to set the table on a roar?” shows his fear of the absolute finality of death. What one does in life, even those as powerful as Julius Ceaser or Alexander the Great (Hamlet references
Orwell describes the burmese prisoners and the cages they were put in in vivid detail, he says, “The wretched prisoners huddling in the stinking cages of the lock-ups..." He does this to show how horrible the British treated the people of Burma. This use of imagery also incites pathos in the the hearts and mind of the readers. He later goes on to describe how brutal“the elephant” hurt the Burmese man. He says, “The friction of the great beast's foot had stripped the skin from his back..” This use of imagery paints a picture in the reader's head about how evil and brutal the elephant is. The last use of imagery Orwell embeds in his essay when he says, “The evil-spirited little beasts who tried to make my job impossible.” This imagery is used to show the retaliation of the Burmese people to the British.
This allows David to come to the realization that he is being consumed by the darkness and grief in his heart, and leaves him in ambivalence on if he should take revenge on Steelheart for something he did years prior, over the cost of thousands of innocent civilian lives. David succumbs to the pressure and follows the path of revenge as he comes to believe that revenge against Steelheart is his purpose in life, resulting in him and the Reckoners attempting to kill Steelheart. Overall I would rate this book seven out of ten top hats because it provided an entertaining read about the clash between the supernatural forces of good
That's why he was so nervous for the guilt took over him,which exposed him to the cops. The same fear is present is in Masque of Red Death.In Masque of Red Death Edgar writes,” All these and security were within.Without the Red Death “(57).Prince Prospero has been running away from death,and he has tried to hide and escape from hiding in his castle to running away from the red death in the end. Prince Prospero was a tyrant ,for he was letting his people die well his was hiding in his castle.The Prince had kept running from Red death for he was
Towards the end of the story, the narrator feels really guilty because of the death of the old man. During his last words after kill the old man, he screamed: "Villains!" I shrieked, "dissemble no more! I admit the deed!” (Poe 888). Now he calls the policemen villains, and that’s pretty ironic, because he’s the villain, right?
When Claudius remains alone, in a confessional setting, the audience is able to confirm their suspicions of his murderous act, as guilt begins to overpower his rationality. This provokes him to reveal that both his passion for Gertrude and power dominates his quest for salvation. Claudius himself as his guilt consumes him, describes his brother’s death using disease imagery, highlighting the
There are two key examples of this; the horrors of killing another human being, and witnessing the death of a close friend. After being forced to kill a French soldier, protagonist Paul Baumer is overcome with grief and remorse. He begins to think almost deliriously due to the trauma he experiences. Baumer, or perhaps it should be said Remarque, writes “My brain is taxed beyond endurance.... I have killed the printer, Gerard Duval.
In the novel, Night, Elie, his father, and his fellow Jews lost their innocence through dehumanization, loss of faith, and experience of death and violence. Throughout the tragic times of the Holocaust, in an attempt to excuse their actions, the Nazis dehumanized the Jews. This was a crucial factor in the Jews losing their innocence in Auschwitz. In Night the Nazis treated Elie, his father and his fellow Jews more as ‘things’ than people. The Jews were worked to death, and killed as if