Once Ryan decided to leave Jones found out and sent gunman to terminate Ryan and the reporter out of fear that the truth about Jonestown would be exposed. Soon after, as a form of rebellion, Jones told his people to gather around and commit what he called a “Revolutionary Act”(Moore 5). To clarify, later the next day,” Jim Jones, age forty-seven, was found dead from a single bullet wound to the head, most likely self-inflicted”(Jonestown 2). Jim Jones committed suicide after also leading nine-hundred plus people into the same dead end including Congressman Ryan, displaying beatings, and suicide drills. Out of fear of the consequences of his actions Jim Jones was held responsible for the mass murder and suicide his followers at The People’s Temple in Jonestown,Guyana on November 18,
Roylott trained the snake to kill, which is exactly what it did. He trained it to kill the stoner sisters before their wedding, but it killed Dr. Roylott instead. It was his own fault for training the snake to kill people. It was not Sherlock Holmes’ fault that Dr. Roylott trained the snake to kill people. The Swamp Adder was told to kill when it went through the ventilator.
George is justified to kill Lennie because Lennie had a lot of consequences to take. George had to kill Lennie because he was going to die either way . In the novel, it said “I’m gonna get him. I’m going for my shotgun. I’ll kill the big son-of-a-bitch”(96).
In the end, they actually ended up killing each other. This is ironic because they had first focused on killing death but in the end decided they were going to kill each other. The main character, the pardoner tells the tale of the primary version of what verbal irony is. He speaks to the pilgrims that greed is the root of all evil. However, his entire existence within his life is based upon the ideas of greed.
They put you in an electric chair for killing people! !” In that sentence Johnny had just killed Bob and and he hadn 't thought about going into that electric chair he just saw that Bob and the Socs were drowning ponyboy and did what his heart told him to do. Ponyboy was also very startled that Johnny would do such a thing. And was even more scared that they would kill Johnny for killing Bob. “I said we’re going back to turn ourselves in.” (Hinton, 87) Johnny was very brave in
While getting interviewed Jay says that he helped Adnan get to track practice and dig a hole for Hae’s body (7-8). This proves that Jay assisted Adnan in murdering Hae and that they were both involved in the crime. In episode two of Serial the state claims that Adnan is the one that did it. Sarah states on behalf of the state “And the motive the State supplied, the basis for the whole thing, was that after Hae broke up with Adnan, he couldn’t accept it. He was so wounded by her, and so furious, that he decided to kill her” (21).
So horrified, in fact, that they had the great idea of getting rid of the eye forever. They planned to kill their Grandfather (pg 203). They stalked carefully, for this was a plan that would take time and thought (pg 203). After days of cautious stalking the action took, and the Grandfather was murdered (pg 204-205). Suffocated, cut up, and stored in the floorboards (pg 206).
However, several times in the novel Lennie uses violence to solve his problems because he does not know what else to do. Unfortunately, his actions have consequences, the most crucial being when he accidentally kills Curley’s wife, which culminates in Lennie's own death. George also solves his problems with violence; his solution to the death of Curley’s wife is to kill Lennie himself. He believes that if he just kills Lennie his problem will be solved. However, he would have to spend the rest of his life thinking that he has killed his best friend, and that he can never atone for it.
In the beginning, Macbeth felt a deep guilt about planning to kill King Duncan. Once he did kill him, though, his conscious slowly started ebbing away. Within a short time, he was killing and manipulating many people; he even went as far as to kill the innocent wife and children of a man whom he considered his enemy. What started out as a doubt acted upon became a quick, almost unstoppable path of destruction. Every aspect of who he was, his conscious, was covered by the dark shadow cast by the corrupting sin.
He told his followers what they wanted to hear to gain their trust, to manipulate them to the point where they would do anything he said. After claims of abuse and other issues surfaced about this supposed utopian society, Jim Jones ordered his followers to ingest poisoned punch as guards stood by. Those who refused were forced to swallow or were shot. Over nine hundred individuals followed Jones to the grave because he ordered them to do so. They killed themselves, and their loved ones, without a second
For example he wouldn’t have survived. According to A Long Way Gone the rebels had the opportunity to kill Ishmael without hesitation. In the book it says, “ He was behind us, aiming his gun at our heads, and at some point he said, ‘if any of you makes a move, I will kill everyone. so don’t even breathe too hard or it might be your last’ He laughed and his voice echoed in the distance. “ ( Ishmael 2007).
An example of a rare case took place in the late 1800’s. Thomas Neill Cream hated women and poisoned them. He murdered multiple people and escaped prison once and killed again. Thomas did not have the right emotions, he would kill them all again and wouldn’t feel bad. The death penalty is and has been one of the biggest debates around the world.
Ponyboy utters, “I knew he would be dead because Dallas Winston wanted to be dead and he always got what he wanted” (154). Dally has no point in his life because Johnny is dead, so he puts up his gun, and the police shoot Dally multiple times. With no meaning in somebody 's life, it can lead to risking lives, or even
George makes the decision to kill Lennie because might not be able to get away so he would get beat up for killing Curley’s wife, he doesn’t want Lennie to kill anything else so he takes his life. Lennie does many bad things that lead to his death. Before the novel starts it talks about how Lennie frightened a woman so they got ran out of Weed “They run us out of Weed”, (Steinbeck 91). This leads to many more mistakes that Lennie makes which affects
Macbeth 's decisions to murder changed his whole way of life negatively. His first murder was what changed it all. Duncan the ex king of Scotland, was his first victim. In order to become king, Macbeth’s final decision was that he would have to kill Duncan to become King. Decisions can have a bad or good consequence in your life.