The Wicked Witch of the West sees them coming and sends out wolves, crows, bees and monkeys to destroy them. The Scarecrow and the Tin Woodman were broken into pieces. Dorothy and the Cowardly Lion were captured and taken to her palace. Dorothy was to be a slave in the palace. Being meek and not knowing the power of the Silver Slippers she did what the Witch commanded.
Shield was considered a king, as he was able to rampage through his foes, and was paid tribute those that lost. Though Grendel was described as a monster, he too has killed people, but was not viewed as good. Beowulf, the protagonist, is the “hero” of the story for having great power and looked up to by others. The idea of a monster, king, and hero are similar in different because of their power, and motivation.
In the romantic novel, The Scarlet Letter, Nathaniel Hawthorne portrays Roger Chillingworth as the prime example of pure evil. Chillingworth is characterized as a symbol for evil because Hawthorne illustrates him and his thoughts as being associated with the devil and Hell. Through Hawthorne’s descriptions, Chillingworth’s malevolent ideas and eagerness to expose Hester Prynne and Reverend Dimmesdale are revealed. Consequently, Chillingworth serves as the antagonist in the novel because of his plot to seek vengeance on and torment Dimmesdale. Through the use of figurative language and syntax, Chillingworth’s description and his actions symbolize him as a mysterious and wild evil doing the devil’s bidding.
Hansel and Gretel were skillful and quick-witted in hunting those foul creatures. Despite the success in hunting, the siblings faced a new challenge, where an extremely, powerful grand witch named Muriel, was known to be the culprit in abducting the poor and helpless children from the old, large city of Augsburg. The witch hunters also found out that the children that were kidnapped will be used in an ancient magical ceremony where they will be sacrificed on the night of the Blood Moon.
In "Serial Killers: From Jack the Ripper to Aileen Wuornos," myths about serial killers are pointed out, which include “serial killers are all dysfunctional loners” (Blake and Cooper ). This myth derives from the belief that serial killers are monsters; however, it is a myth because most serial killers actually function well through relationships. Throughout Dexter, Dexter develops relationships with multiple people, and ends up marrying someone he truly loves, Rita, and caring his children. Examples of serial killers in Dexter, who defeat the misconception of being a loner, start in season one with The Ice Truck Killer, who drains the blood of his victims then cuts them into precise pieces, dates Dexter’s sister, Debra Morgan. Since Debra is a detective, she should suspects The Ice Truck Killer, Rudy, of these terrible crimes, but because of his charming nature; she is oblivious to his true identity.
Hero 's within epics also have certain characteristics which make them heroic. One must have inordinate strength, be a great warrior, possess great humility, have a supernatural foe or supernatural help, complete a quest that saves his people, and come from a noble birth (Epic Heroes). Epics themselves also pertain several characteristics. An epic will use supernatural force to either aid or hinder the
One of the monsters in the middle of a tantrum and Max tries to join the destructive tantrum and but is quickly noticed by the other monsters. While the monsters contemplate eating Max, Max thinking quickly convinces them he possesses powers and will shield them from sadness and anger, in turn they crown him as their new king. Soon after however, Max’s reign of fun gives way to struggles with his new monster family’s jealousy and fear and max must come to terms with his own anger and mistakes he’s made throughout his journey and time spent with the
Lady Macbeth, a deeply ambitious woman constantly insisted him of killing King Duncan and seized the Crown. Macbeth was being influenced by three witches and his lady Macbeth of doing such crimes. He was confused between right and wrong. He even had hallucination of the Dragger. Lady Macbeth was behind him for all those crimes.
The normalization of the impulse to deny women dominance led Disney cinema to illustrate strong women as murderers. In both Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs and Cinderella, the stepmothers are powerful, but slightly depicted as killers in the movie. This causes the Evil Queen and Lady Tremaine to be in a quarrelsome position in relation to their families, resulting in failed family relationships. This trend begins to fade well within Mulan and Maleficent, where these women gradually become nurturers of their families. In Snow White, Snow White initially tries to be caring towards the Evil Queen, but the Evil Queen has no desire to be familial.
Satan (Lucifer), the chief of rebel angels to go against God, is the greatest villain with many tragic flaws of hubris. Satan is said to be the incarnation of evil as he is portrayed as subversion to christen believes of Felix Culpa. This believes says that whatever God does, does it for good. Whereas Satan goes against the Gods decision as a result of his revolution against God brings him to hell along with his other fallen angels. His revolution against God continues and provokes other rebel angels to fight against god with more determination and courage’s mind even if he is in hell.
Short stories, novels, novellas and children's books all have something in common. With words alone, they create characters which push the story forward and have an impact on every component of the story. Characters are believable when people can relate to them through their actions and reactions. Shirley Jackson’s “The Possibility of Evil,” includes the essential character elements of complexity, desire, contrasting traits, consistency, and the ability of a character to change in order to develop the protagonist into a living breathing person.
In numerous ways, Amy reveals herself to be resourceful throughout the short story Gore by Sarah Ellis. Her resourcefulness is demonstrated by her imaginative spirit and capability to think outside of the box, her intelligence and her willingness to persevere even when faced with obstacles throughout the journey. Amy shows that she is intelligent in many ways throughout the story. Since birth, Amy describes herself to be completely different than her twin brother Lucas. While her brother inherits the more athletic characteristics as he is much faster and stronger than she is, she is thought to have the brains out of the two.
In the short story “The Flowers”, Alice Walker sufficiently prepares the reader for the texts surprise ending while also displaying the gradual loss of Myop’s innocence. The author uses literary devices like imagery, setting, and diction to convey her overall theme of coming of age because of the awareness of society's behavior. At the beguining of the story the author makes use of proper and necessary diction to create a euphoric and blissful aura. The character Myop “skipped lightly” while walker describes the harvests and how is causes “excited little tremors to run up her jaws.”. This is an introduction of the childlike innocence present in the main character.