Yes, it was this! He had the eye of vulture-a pale blue eye, with a film over it.” (Poe 1) In this story, the madman expressed the emotion of angers by tell the reader that he isn’t mad, but in the reality of the story it was showed clearly that the madman could not stand for the vulture eyes from the old man’s tension. Therefore, at the end of the story old man got killed by the main character because madman thought the eyes represented the darkness of evil and started to staring at him overnight. Moreover,
The monsters revenge works, Victor becomes rejected by people and has nobody but himself. He starts his own plan to for revenge against the creature, but this makes him just as beastly as the monster. Victor makes it his life goal, to make the monster pay in any way he can. He wants him to feel lonely and isolated forever. The beast takes a lot out on Victor and makes him feel exactly the way he feels
The book is called “Indian Killer” because of the way that he kills. The book really wants to send the message of anti-Native American violence and racism. “Listen,’” the detective had said.‘“I don't think there was anybody in that valley with you, but psycho bastards like the Indian Killer thrive on this kind of attention. They feed on it, breathe on it. Don't give him what he wants’”(Alexie).
Based upon the boys actions in the novel such as, killing one another, sexual assault and abuse, and their animalistic behaviors, shows that savagery exists within all human beings. The most obvious reason to why the boys seem savage are the murders. The boys begin on the island well-behaved and innocent. As the novel progresses the littluns and biguns become bloodthirsty hunters which lead them onto murdering each other. This shows their loss of innocence and their own humanity.
Perry has many sociopathic characteristics including, lack of moral responsibility or social conscience, erratic behavior, rage and anger, ability form a particular relationship to one person, crimes are usually spontaneous. Perry’s erratic spontaneous outbursts is what caused him to go through with the murders and slit Mr. Clutter’s throat which put him on the killing frenzy that ended the rest of the Clutters lives. Capote highlights Perry’s sociopathic tendencies by comparing them to that of Dicks Psychopathic tendencies which exemplifies how when put together they are at each others fault for the
The experiences with is brother Death and his experiences aboard the Ghost has shaped Wolf and made him the man that the readers know in the book. From the beginning, Wolf is introduced as a dangerous and cruel man who only seems to enjoy hurting others, this can be shown in the early chapters where it states, “They struck him with their fist, kicked him with their heavy shoes, knocked him...” (75). This describes a scene where Wolf and his first mate attack a defensive man over and over. This gave the readers a quick look at his personality as it can be inferred that Wolf Larsen is a cruel man. As the book goes on and Wolf starts to interact more with other characters, he changes more and more.
To understand where Grendel's wrath is coming from. "Malignant by nature, he never showed remorse" (Beowulf, 137) Incidentally, as any other villain, Grendel was exceptionally destined from the beginning to be evil. They made him an outcast and he embraced his evil nature that increased with the constant celebrations being held in the Heorot making him feel unwanted, excluded and bitter to the core. This all led to his revenge on the people, killing them all for alienating him, action that he accepted as justice for
Of all the tales in Chaucer’s novel, the Miller’s is unquestionably the most vile, due to the author’s focus on infidelity, tricks, and revenge. As he tells his story, the Miller is passive-aggressive and spiteful, specifically toward the Reeve, showing his disrespectful personality. These few character traits, of the many poor traits the Miller expresses, show the audience that he is the most disgusting and greedy character of them all. If he were to interact with modern individuals, no one would have any
He then manipulates him into killing Cassio which doesn’t favor him well. Instead he was led to downfall as stated in this quote,” O damned Iago! O inhuman dog!” (Shakespeare 229). This explains of Roderigo’s downfall to Iago using him the whole time as a personal bank. In conclusion, Iago has shown much of his greatest manipulative skills through these three male characters Othello, Cassio, and Roderigo.
The murders that Macbeth committed not only showed his brutality and ruthlessness but it also showed how twisted is soul is. These murders indicate the darkness of Macbeth because he not only kills the king, but he kills those who love and respect him. It could also be because of how selfish and corrupt Macbeth became from the thirst of power that could never be quenched. Once becoming the Thane of Cawdor, Macbeth enjoyed having a title to his name. Sadly, this title was not enough for him so Macbeth’s imagination had the “witches” prophecy be that Macbeth would become the Thane of Cawdor (which he already knew) and a king.
By slow degrees, these feelings of disgust and annoyance rose into the bitterness of hatred.” (9) This displays the narrator’s inner feelings of hatred towards an innocent and loving animal, which only reinforce the fact that he is deranged. It is revealed to the reader that the narrator has gone from a logical, loving man, to a vile, cruel one with a withered mind and a rotten heart. The narrator’s actions help to establish his personality as well. His maiming and eventual murder of Pluto show his increased detachment and sadism. “I took from my waistcoat-pocket a penknife, opened it, grasped the poor beast by the throat, and deliberately cut one of its eyes from the socket!” (5) The narrator’s actions illustrate his insanity just as well as his inner thoughts.
Since Grendel was born from evil he could never be happy which angered him when he heard all the people in Herot having a good time. Grendel was always sinning by murdering every night. In lines 1-2 it backs up my stating of Grendel being evil it says “A powerful monster, living down in the darkness, impatient.” Grendel was smart in many ways. One way Grendel was smart was because he knew when to strike. Grendel killed many of people undetected.