Polarization was not used, because all of the Japanese already hated the Chinese, and they were already separated. (The Nanking Massacre.com) During the stage of preparation, the Japanese transported Chinese soldiers to a remote location on the outskirts of Nanking to be assembled for killing, and after soldiers were gone the Japanese soldiers targeted the citizens. During the Nanking massacre there wasn’t a persecution because the Japanese soldiers would just kill the Chinese people after dehumanizing them, and once they were dead then the Japanese would take what they wanted. The Japanese carried out the extermination by rape, burning people alive, torn apart by dogs, tortured by needles, decapitation, and stabbing by bayonet. (The Nanking Massacre.com) Denial is the final step of Genocide.
Seneca further lost favor with Nero after Burrus’s death and was later accused to be associated with the Pisonian Conspiracy and ordered to commit suicide (Seneca xii). Seneca was an adherent of stoicism and argued that reason was the greatest of human virtues and that passions must be subdued. If passion were to overpower reason, then chaos would follow, which is
Ultimately, Hamlet’s inaction is greatly caused by his thoughtfulness, which overshadows impulsive behavior and action. While this factor may be useful in restricting one’s rash actions, overthinking restricts any further development. Consequently, Hamlet is only able to take initiative in the final scene of the tragedy; however, also dying himself. Inaction is Hamlet’s “identifying feature” -talks about his plans, but does not fulfill them. 7 The final scene demonstrates the extent and influence of revenge, the prince must die in order to achieve vengeance.
He was the son of Zeus, the god of the sky and the ruler of the Olympian Gods, and Alcmene. He had enemies before he was even born and that was the reason behind him going through all the hardships and still coming out on top as Greece 's most widely-respected heroes. Even though every hero is unique in their own way, each one of them represent the same 3 main characteristics. Hercules is my epic hero because of his heroic actions, his immortality, and the courage he possesses. The first and most important reason why Hercules is my epic hero is because he managed to do everything in a heroic manner and the difficult tasks he overcame.
What decides whether or not someone is great in history? Is it that that they accomplished many great things or is it that they are a person that is outstanding and morally good person? If look at an average individual it is able to be seen that they are great on some level but first the person judging them will have to decide to judge them based on their character or accomplishments. That decision can change one’s lookout look on that person’s life and whether or not they are considered great. Peter the Great was someone that I believed deserved his title of Great as leader and a King.
After Macbeth agrees to the plan, explains that he has “no spur To prick the sides of my intent, but only Vaulting ambition, which o’erleaps itself And falls on the other…” (I, sc vii, 25-27). Unlike most Aristotelian tragic heroes, Macbeth admits outright his fatal flaw. Macbeth’s flaw encourages him to kill King Duncan and many other negative actions, which sets up him for his downfall. Once Macbeth has power in his hands, he will not want to let go. Without this fatal flaw, Macbeth would have no ambition or motivation to murder the
Also, Harry Potter was prepared to sacrifice himself in order to save the Wizarding World saying, “I open at the close” (Deathly Hallows, Rowling 698). Harry Potter was willing to give up his precious life so that other wizards would be able to live a happy, full life. Comparing Odysseus, who only sought revenge so that he might, “lay plans to kill our enemies” (Homer 1082). The only one Odysseus was fighting for was his family, which is somewhat selfless but mostly selfish as he could have fought harder for his men, instead of condemning them. On top of that all, Harry Potter had many loved ones dear to him die, yet he still persevered on and Voldemort uses it as an insult saying, “...You
Hamlet is also shown as a hero as he makes many sacrifices whilst seeking justice including his own life. The foreshadowing of “o cursed spite that I was ever born to set it right” suggests that the only reason that he was born was to bring peace to Denmark. This foreshadows his death as once he has defeated Claudius and restored peace he is killed and thus shows him as a self-sacrificial hero. His relationship with Ophelia is also sacrificed for his goal as he ends his relationship with Ophelia to not let his plans be known to Claudius. The line “get thee to a nunnery” is used to make it clear that Hamlet has ended his relationship with Ophelia by telling her to work in a brothel.
His experience with a sword could not be matched, and he was very prideful. Romeo killed Tybalt in 3.1. Even though Tybalt was directly killed by Romeo in Act 3 of William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, there are numerous other elements that indirectly led to his downfall, including Romeo and Juliet’s secrets, the ancient grudge, and Tybalt’s pride. One reason Tybalt died was because of Romeo and Juliet’s secrets. In 3.1, Romeo told him, “The reason that I have to love thee/ Doth much excuse the appertaining rage/ To such a greeting.
After killing King Duncan, he obtained the position of king and did not look back. Although he was suffering from guilt, when he had to decide the ending of someone’s life, he did not have to consult his morals. It should also be said that once he moved into a powerful position, he no longer need Lady Macbeth to make poor choices. As Macbeth’s independence grew, his pride developed turning him into a tyrant. “From whom this tyrant holds the due of birth.” (Macbeth, III, vi, 25).