Victor along with the creature’s guilt and remorse effected everyone in the story how his fate and everyone around him. For Victor along with his family clearly, williams death was heartbreaking. Although more so for Victor because he had a inkling about who did it; the creature. He also knew that this adjustment was going to be colossal. Riddled with guilt Victor “resolved to visit the spot where my poor William had been murdered”(Shelley 49).
Also, another hyperbolic situation in this book is when the three suicides occur in one day. Such uses of hyperbole make an impact by leading the reader to grow personally as they will feel distressed, deceived , and sympathy. A proper burial is all that Antigone wants for her brother. Due to her actions of trying to bury Polyneices against the king's order, she is sentenced
The time period of The Great Gatsby definitely affected Daisy Buchanan's behavior. The villain figure is further illustrated by comparison to characters in other novels and movies. Over all, Daisy Buchanan was shaped by the events that occurred in the novel, which caused her to become a villain
The point of view throughout the whole book is mainly of Nick. He is basically telling the story of his memory of Gatsby and the story of his love and in the end, his tragic death. At times, the point of view changes to an outside look on the situation and the person with the point of view doesn’t really have a name. For example, in chapter 7, Myrtle was arguing with her husband and then hit by a car, “What happened?”--that’s what I want to know.” “Auto hit her. Ins’antly killed.” “Instantly killed,” repeated Tom, staring.
The Salem Witch Trials were a horrible time where many people lost their lives due to an unjust court system. Anyone could accuse someone of witchcraft, and they would be taken seriously, people would often make up reasons for these accusations, and they were believed. The Crucible accurately portrays how the Salem Witch Trials changed Salem Massachusetts and the lives of its residents. A perfect example
The threat of Communism and the Red Scare put fear of group mentality into many people during the late 1940-50s. The authors of 1984 and The Crucible used their respective works to comment on the social injustice going on in their own lives, which connects to injustice the exists throughout time anywhere in the world. Miller wrote his play, set in 1692, about Puritans and the Salem witch trials because he believed that, similar to his trial for HUAC in the 1950s, the trials in Salem were caused by false accusations and mass hysteria led by powerful individuals. In 1984, Orwell creates a world in the near future that shows group mentality and its threat to conform society with the government. In The Crucible, Arthur Miller illustrates a world
It is natural for this to happen, but it is important that when the mistake is made, it is immediately rectified. Carelessness is a recurring theme throughout the entire novel The Great Gatsby. Many deaths, and unfortunate outcomes have happened due to the lack of thought some characters have before performing certain actions. In the novel, the author uses carelessness demonstrated by Myrtle, Tom, and Daisy as a way of developing the plot of the novel. When Myrtle jumps in front of a car to try to run away with Tom Buchanan, she is killed.
Therefore, Doctor Eckleburg’s persistent stare was a negative notion towards their actions just as if a god would look down upon someone’s sins. Michaelis observed, “Standing behind him Michaelis saw with a shock that he was looking at the eyes of T. J. Eckleburg which had just emerged pale and enormous from the dissolving night” (167). Daisy killed Myrtle with Gatsby’s car the night before this quote was mentioned. However, Gatsby was taking the blame for the accident. This quote is important because it shows that the tragic turn out in events from the night before was observed through the eyes of T. J. Eckleburg.
“Prophet!”said I, “thing of evil!”------prophet still,if bird or Devil -----(page 191)Edgar Allen Poe wrote a lot of short stories and poems around the time of his wife's death of tuberculosis, so in his writing, there is a lot of deaths/murders.In the majority of Poe's short stories and poems the narrator(somebody) revenge(wanted) usually gets caught(but)and gets executed(so). In his short stories and poems, the theme is anger leads to bad decisions, this is shown through the plot, figurative language, and conflict. Furthermore, his story, Tell/Tale Heart plot reveals that anger leads to bad decisions because the old man's eye freaked him out. "He had the eye of a vulture-----a pale blue eye, with a film over it. "(page
Theme is a universal truth. Shakespeare brought the theme of hatred leads to violence and destruction to light as two young lovers die tragically due to their families' hate in the form of a bitter feud in Romeo and Juliet. What Shakespeare was trying to point out was that hate, in any form, bigotry, prejudice, bullying, leads to death and