In “The Cask of Amontillado” by Edgar Allen Poe, Fortunato wrongs his friend Montresor, the protagonist. Although what Fortunato did is unknown, Montresor seeks extreme revenge. Montresor completely blindsides Fortunato by doing this as he did not know he was in the wrong. A character analysis of Montresor reveals the theme of desire for revenge through exploitation of Fortunato. Montresor’s first way of exploitation is going out of his way to speak with Fortunato in a friendly way.
However, the stories are both similar, by having both main characters develop revenge in an over exaggerated way. First, in “2BR02B”, revenge is developed between Mr. Wehling and Dr. Hitz, directly after what causes the revenge. Towards the end of the story, Dr. Hitz is irritating Wehling by telling him he can’t keep his kids without a sacrifice, when Wehling, gets revenge. ‘“You don’t
Oedipus was given the responsibility of killing King Laius’s murderer. He was so confident and sure he would find the killer. But that is where irony fell in place because the whole time Oedipus didn 't know that he was Laius’s murderer. A tragedy is a serious drama featuring a noble, dignified main character who strives to achieve something but ends up being defeated. Often the main character downfall is brought by his or her own flaw.
In the book Othello, Iago is a very manipulating man, throughout the book he manages to manipulate three main people, Roderigo, Cassio, and Othello. He uses all their weaknesses to bring them down. Iago wants revenge on Othello, because Othello overlooks Iago and his abilities, so Iago manipulates these three characters to get back at Othello in the long run. He comes up with a very good plan to get each other to turn against one another. So in the end he ends up getting what he wanted, revenge.
Additionally, he disassembles his body hiding each part under the covers and at the end, he turns, mad. He had an unreasonable motive for killing the old man and had planned very well on how he would be killing the old man. I can conclude that this man is a convict found guilty, he should be put into
The punishment must suit the crime. Hecuba by Euripides provides an example of justified revenge. In On Anger, Sophocles details an act of revenge that is complicated by power dynamics. Thomas Middleton’s The Revenger’s Tragedy illustrates the catastrophic consequences of revenge tainted by lust and greed. Euripides’ Hecuba details the revenge that Hecuba, the former queen of Troy, exacts on her son’s murderer.
It is in human nature to find the best way to get revenge. When people finally achieve there revenge it most likely won’t deliver any satisfaction. Revenge have always affected people actions, people suffering, and decisions afterwards. Revenge is the action of imposing harm on someone. Most people will evaluate their options and make there rational decisions.
Macbeth views people as a threat and decides to hire men to kill others for him. Macbeth’s paranoia causes Macduff, Malcolm, and many others to seek revenge. They plan to journey to Macbeth and end his ambitious actions. The ambitious life and suffering of Macbeth is similar to the life of Aaron Hernandez. Aaron Hernandez, a professional football play for the New England Patriots, desired the life of money and respect.
The story is based on Montresor’s need for revenge on Fortunato. The mood can even be described as ironic because a character's name is Fortunato which means fortunate, but instead he gets murdered. The key details and wording support and strengthen the mood. Furthermore, key details such as the way Montresor acts and wording that describes a scene support
The next person Iago gets close to is Cassio, Othello, and then Desdemona, Iago basically works his way up the ladder in order to make it to his top priority which is Othello. Throughout the whole play Iago uses everyone for his personal gain and once he sees that his cruel plan has been set in motion he ties to kill off everyone he has befriend. Iago picks certain important characters to be the puppets to his plan. He befriends them into thinking that he is nothing but an, “Honest Iago,” then slowly poisons them with lies. But why would any ever need to question the, “Honest
The Misfit’s inability to explain his “punishment” reveals the thesis behind his murderous lifestyle, a lifestyle crafted from experiences past. Instances of the Misfit’s unjust punishment can be seen through his explanation of his imprisonment, his belief of inevitable punishment, and the thesis behind his crimes. Thus, O’Connor meticulously crafts the Misfit as villain, molded through unfair
Revenge, the common instinctual sense of self-justice exists in us all. Its manifestations may be observed through primitive, physical violence, skulking, character-assassination, or perhaps by simply taking it to authorities for them to dish out cold justice. Our need for vengeance unites us, while our actions with it divide us. The unknown author of Beowulf, however, was able to add another use to revenge. The author drove the plot through cause and effect, showed how alike characters are through their actions, yet distant through their motivations.
You create a relationship founded on coercion. The people you guilted into a decision may give you what you want, but they have very little respect for how you achieved what you got. And the more this practice is on display the greater the gulf between the relationship
They were worse under Hardian due to his Greco-Roman culture push on the people, but that still doesn’t take away from the fact that he was an amazing emperor. Hardian was an emperor who truly loved the people of Rome, and this meant everyone. He was known for rarely being in the capital, in fact he traveled “throughout the empire, visiting cities, natural wonders, and troops along the frontier,” (225.) He could have been focused on affairs outside of Rome’s boundaries like many leaders before him, but Hardian genuinely wanted to make Rome a better place from the inside. Which reflected in the time of peace that overcame Rome in his reign, regardless of the Jewish revolts.