Taking the law into his own hands killing those who have committed murder after he finds enough evidence of their guilt. In great contrast to the “Official Hero” all of Dexter’s personal relationships are superficial. He does eventually marry and have a child because of his main superficial relationship. At the end of season four Dexter returns home to find his wife is murdered by his latest victim, a psychologist that would murder his patients.
Guilt is not what led him to his death, but greed is. Had Macbeth accepted that he could not have it all, he would have been alive and living a reasonably luxurious life with his Lady. The Macbeth’s were a greedy family and this, not guilt, forced them to live considerably short and complicated
Affairs affect people in different ways, but no one could imagine an affair destroying their ability to psychologically function. The “killings” by Andre Dubus is a shocking story about a killer named Richard who murders frank the man having an affair with his wife, who is his pride and joy. Riveted with murder and passion the author revels the characteristics of Richard Strout’s in the “killings” as a psychological obsessive and controlling person; these traits effect his emotions and behaviors throughout the story. Richards’s anger which evolves throughout the story, is what leads to his obsessive and controlling behaviors. The author explains Richards’s background as a young, striving man, who is overcome by failure, and this contributes
William Shakespeare’s play introduces Macbeth as a brave warrior, whose fame on battle wins him great honor and pride from the king, Macbeth eventually becomes vulnerable and naive as his lady begins questioning his manhood. He is pushed to an extent that he feels he must commit murder to prove his manhood. He is often emasculated by his wife. He is an ambitious man whom is greedy and rash and would do anything for power. This essay will briefly discuss the character traits of Macbeth and how he was a victim of his own demise; his traits include bravery, vulnerability and ambition.
The court was so fearful of the devil and of witches that they killed many people without any real evidence. John Proctor was accused of witchcraft; he had a chance to save his life but knew it was not the right thing to do. In order to save his family and clean his conscience, Proctor accepted his fate and chose to be
Another consequence of Mayella’s dishonesty, as mentioned above, was the ability for her father to live life as a free man. After the trial, Bob Ewell swears to Atticus that “he’d get him if it took the rest of his life” (290). He then attempts to murder both Jem and Scout, succeeds in seriously injuring Jem, and then gets murdered himself.
Red herrings are both deceptive and manipulative, but more importantly, they are how Dr. Sheppard almost got away with murder. In The Murder of Roger Ackroyd, a wealthy man is killed in his own estate. There are many suspects, excluding Sheppard. Between fake footprints and the intelligent use of a dictaphone, Dr.Sheppard deceived and manipulated both the police and Poroit, allowing him to no longer be a suspect in Roger Ackroyd’s murder.
Another theory is that he was too depressed to live, and drank himself to death. The lack of suicide note nearly disproves this, however. The darkest, and worst of these theories, is that Poe was murdered. Kidnapped by the brothers of his soon to be wife, and beaten to death because they disapproved of him as a spouse for their little sister. Whatever be the case, Poe’s death is still a mystery, only fitting for the one who invented the idea of the murder mystery
Murder on the Orient Express is based on a true story where a man had murdered his son and was never caught due to his connections. (____) This led to a person being put to death without any evidence. This relates to Cassetti directly: he escaped his punishment because he had money and resources. Even though Cassetti was tried for his crimes, he managed to be set free.
Setting of Isolation in Macbeth and The Great Gatsby The setting of isolation is present within the works of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby, and Shakespeare’s Macbeth. The two authors create the setting of isolation which impact certain characters in the written pieces. The setting of East Egg, in The Great Gatsby, and the setting of Inverness, in Macbeth, represent power and corruption.
Ambition and Temptation in Macbeth. Shakespeare’s play, Macbeth, shows a variety of themes throughout the play, but the one that stands out the most is ambition and temptation. Being ambitious does not necessarily always have to be a negative trait. Ambition alone is a great trait to obtain.
All good leaders find a tyrant or all tyrants have a good leader stand in their way. King Duncan of Ireland had his life taken away by the following tyrant and former friend Macbeth from Shakespeare’s Macbeth; The young Ralph and the anarchist island lord, Jack from The Lord of the Flies. Many more are known throughout each story, however only a few pose as actual threats to these prime leaders outside their tyrants. Each leader has certain qualities that make them leaders; the identical instance goes for tyrants.