Throughout the story Othello by Shakespeare, it is commonly believed that the moor’s jealousy leads to the tragic events in Othello, it is actually Iago’s jealousy that causes it. Iago plays a proficient role in the cataclysm of all the major characters within the play, definitely characterizing him as evil and cold hearted. Iago is a deceptive individual who lies and manipulates in the hopes of seeking revenge. He is portrayed as a villain and is known as a degenerate because of the naive chaos he creates between Othello, Desdemona, Roderigo, and Emilia. Iago is suppose to be a loyal servant towards Othello, nonetheless Iago grew disdain and irrational towards Othello and used his alleged loyalty to carry out his plans towards his downfall.
shows the readers that that vanity and lack of self-awareness can make some vulnerable and easily fall for the evilness of the world. Because Connie became vulnerable, she was easily persuaded by Arnold, who was portrayed as the Devil figure and the darkness that exists, to leave her the known safety of her home and to embark on the road to the unclear future. Oates’s story teaches the readers to be cautious of their surroundings and of the people that are unfamiliar to them that live in the same society. That is because even if someone appears to look a certain way they might have a mask that hides the true darkness and evilness that is in their body and
Perazzo employs a variety of argumentative strategies to lead to the overall exceptionally slanderous and negative portrayal of Black Lives Matter as a group, which in turn damages his argument’s larger message about the movement’s goals. There are a miscellany of devices which create the snide and abrasive portrayal of BLM activists. One that
For every protagonist, there is an antagonist lurking around the corner. They are viewed as vicious, evil people or concepts going out of their way to sabotage the main character. This does not pertain to some antagonists, but in this case, the stereotype holds true. Montag does seem to star in the song I Am My Own Worst Enemy by Lit, but Captain Beatty’s wrongdoings overrule, showcasing him as the prominent bad guy. Captain Beatty is the main antagonist of Fahrenheit 451, because of his occupation, his chosen ignorance, and his representation of society.
Grendel, or Anxiety? In today’s society, we face many monsters that cause us to become fearful and weak when faced with a challenge. In the epic Beowulf translated by Burton Raffel, Grendel is a miserable monster who causes pain upon faultless people, and is motivated by their pain. Today’s monsters may not be actual creatures, but they do cause the same terrifying effects on people, symbolizing evil in our society. Anxiety, like Grendel causes you to feel alone, attacks innocent people, and creates jealousy of others happiness.
They both attempt to put plans to action that are hateful and deceitful, Abigail with trying to curse Elizabeth, and Chillingworth with torturing Dimmesdale. However, Abigail is jealous of elizabeth for getting to keep John, while Chillingsworth is angry at dimmesdale for having the affair. Throughout both stories the two characters are both act evil but it has come from their
I beleive that Thomas Paine would have said that people were inheretly evil. That people were selfish creatures that only strove for their own comfort. This is because he repeatedly mentioned the terrible aspects of people in his writings. For example, this is shown through “society [being] produced by our wants, and government by our wickedness” (“Common Sense” 376). With this, it is clear that Paine believed people are not only selfish, but also wicked.
The first indication of his madness is seen in his emotional instability; specifically, the “result of inappropriate emotional responses” (Demian). For Montresor this is seen in his immediate need for revenge. When he states, “but when he ventured upon insult, I vowed revenge”, Montresor reveals how his prideful nature leads to an inappropriate emotional response to the situation (Poe 236). Consequently, it is argued that a sane minded individual wouldn’t have sought retribution for such a menial occurrence. Additional evidence of Montresor’s madness Is given when the men refer to his house motto and coat of arms.
He further justifies his action by arguing that Quilty destroyed Lolita’s innocence, which is an evident act of denial. Undoubtedly, Humbert was responsible for corrupting Lolita and taking away her childhood and innocence. However, in his delusion, he saw Quilty as the enemy while he was the actual villain in Lolita’s