Wealth and the desire to be accepted by the society distracted the characters from making moral decisions. Money controlled the characters' decisions in the novel. The main characters committed countless careless acts because of the privileges and protection wealth provided. Gatsby's and Myrtle's death reveals how money leads someone to their downfall rather than
“Do you really think you knew your husband?” (Matheson 9). Norma said this to Mr. Steward right after accidentally killing her husband by pressing the button. Norma was extremely tempted to press the button to get fifty-thousand dollars knowing that she would murder a random person. In real life it this were to occur for people or somebody, they would most likely want to press the button too because most people need the money so the struggle of not pressing the button would make someone sorrowful since they would not get any money.
The second thing that the ghost told Hamlet was that he should do no harm to his mother, even though she married her husband’s murderer. Before the ghost leaves, he said to Hamlet to remember him. After Hamlet had his speech with his dead father, his goal was to avenge the King Hamlet’s death. Hamlet had many chances to kill Claudius and get over with his revenge, but he hesitated most of the times. The first time that Hamlet had the opportunity to kill his dad’s murderer was after the “Mousetrap”, which was the play that presents the true story of a murder carried out
When Peter Carey’s (also called Black Peter) tobacco pouch is found at the scene of the crime, Holmes investigates and he solved the problem , that the killer of this crime was the old first mate , namely patrick cains. Cooments- “Charles Augustus Milverton” (CHAPTER VII)-When Milverton blackmails a Lady Eva , Mr Holmes is called to the case of the blackmailer’s . Then Mr Sherlock holems disguises himself as a plumber and goes undercover to catch the blackmailer. Comments “The Six Napoleon’s”(CHAPTER VIII)-Sherlock Holmes is called to investigate a case about a man who shatters busts of Napoleon. When a murder occurs, Holmes must work faster to solve the
The American Family Myrtle and George Wilson were once two passionate lovers, caring for nothing else in the world but each other. However, Myrtle’s selfish aura led her to fall in love with not a man, but a thing: money. She became unhappy with her husband and decided to move on to someone more enticing, someone wealthy like Tom Buchanan. In the novel The Great Gatsby written by Fitzgerald, the Wilsons are discontent with their lives by portraying the theme of how when money is involved, they will become dissatisfied with one another and turn to lives of greed and selfishness. The source of Myrtle and George Wilson’s problems is that they have different viewpoints on each other which lead to Myrtle’s dissatisfaction with him.
First, Vole 's wife Christine comes to his defense in the courtroom and provides an alibi for Vole. The letter she offers as evidence shows a conspiracy between a man named Max and Romaine and outlines their plans for Vole 's set up and conviction although he had not actually committed the crime. This letter, created by Christine and completely fiction, provides enough doubt for the jury that Vole is possibly innocent and soon released. Christine takes the dangerous and criminal act of forging this letter in order to save the man she loves, her husband, Leonard Vole. Her devotion to him can be seen in the risks she takes to free and, in turn, destroy others.
Why do people marry for money, and not love? During the 1920s, and to this day it is show as power if you had higher wealth, clothes, and other things the Great Gatsby is an excellent example for this. Daisy as another example she married Tom mainly for the money, but also because she thought she loved him. Myrtle also is an example she has this affair with Tom, because she seeks wealth and power. Tom however, thinks that he loves Myrtle and not Daisy, and uses that to abuse Myrtle by throwing things at her punching her or just beating her up.”Some time toward midnight Tom Buchanan and Mrs. Wilson stood face to face discussing, in impassioned voices, whether Mrs. Wilson had any right to mention Daisy's name.
A loud scream is heard, followed by a gunshot yet the Grandmother further pleaded to give all her money, but to him it was a tip for the undertaker. “The Misfit” view the world to be off balanced and lost the faith he once has in it. The Grandmother notice “The Misfit” was getting emotional also thought it might be an opportunity to convince him to be virtuous. However as soon she touches him, he jumped back in shocked while shooting her 3 times in the chest. His accomplices returned and “The Misfit” told them she should have been shot daily to be kindhearted woman but there’s no pleasure in
“Would it not be better for him to die at once, and go to wait for her in the blessed regions of semi-barbaric futurity?” (6). With no regard to the man’s possible desires, she feels better for him to die than let him marry other woman. The self-centered princess focus on her not only prevents any possibility of true love, and it will cause her to demonstrate the opposite by sending her lover to his death. The princess’s selfishness causes her to decide to send her lover to the
Basic vocabulary and a short attention span is how Fitzgerald characterized Wilson. My aim is to explain Wilson’s innermost thoughts and emotions concerning the alleged affair between Gatsby and his wife, as well as his wife’s murder. Wilson is enraged at Gatsby for taking away the life of his wife and seeks revenge, which then leads him to brutally murdering Gatsby, followed by his own tragic suicide. My chosen text type is in the format of a police investigation. A case where George Wilson is interviewed