While Odysseus gets angry with Polyphemus earlier in the story by saying, “...who dared to eat your own guests in your own house.” (9.479) Odysseus wants to kill every one of the suitors that is trying to marry Penelope, Odysseus 's wife. He could’ve easily have forced them to leave because of how powerful he is. He shows violence and no mercy towards almost everything. Odysseus resorts to violence in all situations to get what he needs done. He contradicts himself when talking to Polyphemus about eating his own guests because in reality, he most likely would´ve killed anyone who stepped foot into his home.
After the slaughter of the suitors Eupeithes is outraged when he hears the news of his son, Antinous’ death. He leads an angry mob towards Laertes, Odysseus’ father’s, house. This is where Penelope, Telemachus and Odysseus have decided to lay low until the parents of the suitors have calmed down. Athena then inspires Laertes which gives him strength to kill Eupeithes. After the death of Eupeithes, Odysseus and Telemachus charge into battle planning to attack the rest of the angry mob, but Athena stops them and forces them to make peace.
For Oedipus, it was him killing his father and marrying his mother because of the prophecy that couldn’t be escaped since all the actions he was trying to make to escape the prophecy are what caused it. In Oedipus’ case the readers could empathize and understand because he didn’t know that he killed his father or married his mother. He was attacked on
In the third act, Tybalt challenges Romeo to a fight due to the fact that Romeo crashed Capulet’s party. However Romeo did not want to fight his cousin in law so he said, “Tybalt, the reason that I have to love thee, doth much excuse the appertaining rage to such greeting. Villain I am none” (3.1.59-61). Romeo’s reasons were pardoned since Tybalt is very short-tempered, in result he began attacking Romeo, and Romeo did not fight back. However, Mercutio could not bear to stand down without a fight, his actions later on ended his life.
Being so powerful made Abigail eventually go crazy. Abigail caused so much hysteria in the world and got so many people killed that she had every right to go as crazy as she did. The power and killing so many people made her feel paranoid and she had to be right all of the time to help with her paranoia. John Proctor is trying to gain power over everyone that tried to tell him to confess. John showed his power by not confessing because he would rather die with his name than confess.
Everyone Creon cares about kills themselves from a curse that is put on Creon for not following the Godsʻ laws. Creonʻs punishment for Antigone did not only affect her, but also everyone who was involved in the situation, including Creon. Creonʻs punishment for Antigone was not justified for three reasons: Antigoneʻs love for her family being put first, Creon is trying to prove himself, and Antigoneʻs beliefs.
Although there are debates as to whether or not bad leadership really exists, if it does, it is clearly shown by Commodus. He kills his father just to be ruler and then keeps on instigating fights with Maximus. He thought of himself as much higher and more important than the people he was leading, while he should have tried to lead on the same level as them. He killed off people he thought was lesser than him in the arena as well as animals. These two also engaged in coercive power and coercion.
Because of Arthur’s denial of Guinevere's affair with Lancelot, Mordred seizes his opportunity to accuse Guinevere, which causes Arthur to stage her “execution” and her rescue. Because of this, Gaheris and Gareth are placed in danger, and killed by Lancelot in his rampage, as well as many other soldiers who were only doing their duty. “” (White #) However, this has wider repercussions, and Mordred and Agravaine use Lancelot’s crime of “treason” to persuade some of the knights of the Round Table to follow his ideas. This culminates in a battle between his followers and Arthur’s, and ultimately ends in Arthur’s death, marking the end of his kingdom. “” (White #) All of Mordred’s actions would never have occurred if not for Guinevere’s affair.
One by one the creature killed everyone Victor loved. First of all The Creature killed Victor’s youngest brother William. The killing of William was the assurance for Victor or somewhat sign that his creation is ruining lives and that is when he should have been a man and took responsibility for his actions. However he did not take any responsibility and just ignored it. Then when the creature met victor and told him to create a female creature for him victor again ignored him and went to Europe with Henry.
He is quite upset about this fact, but not upset enough to do anything. On the other hand, Lady Macbeth is red faced mad about this atrocity. Eventually, pushing his hand to kill the king through playing with his sense of masculinity. Once he kills the king his vaulting ambition just becomes more intense this causes him to almost become absolutely insane and commit terrible acts to climb to the top, and stay there. Fast forward a couple of days, after Macbeth has already became king his vaulting ambition to become the king has left one vital piece untouched.
If enough people believe that Chinggis Khan is the punishment of God, it almost becomes true, as everyone treats and reacts to him as the punishment of God. Chinggis Khan also had no respect for religion. He burned down churches and killed everyone inside, as easily as he killed anyone else. He also killed “all from the male sex even to the female, all the priests and monks… Wednesday in Easter week” Chinggis Khan killed priests and monks, who were ordained ministers who had strong connections to religion. This in itself is brutal and ruthless, but the additional fact that he chose to do this during Easter week, defined as “the most important and oldest festival of the Christian Church…” is entirely ignorant of religion.
(Diaz, 144,191) Anyone who didn’t follow order was usually killed, for example on the march to Mexico when Cortes finds out that some of the caciques and papas were secretly betraying him he killed several of them. “Then Cortés told them that the King’s law decreed such treachery should not go unpunished, and they must die for their crime….they received a blow they will remember forever, for we killed many of them, and the promises of their false idols were of no avail.” (Diaz, 199) Cortés’ campaign was fueled by violence and false promises of brotherhood, there was never going to be a bond between Cortés and a bunch of uncivilized people. Cortés wanted power and wealth and he succeeded in doing