I have given you my soul now give me your name.” He doesn’t want to give them the only thing that makes him who his name. He doesn’t want to disgrace his family name and hurt them for generations to come. This is an example when it says in the definition “ He is then able to accept his death with honor.” In conclusion John Proctor is the perfect example of a tragic hero. He committed adultery and in a sense, ended up dying because of it. He is a hero though.
Although killing is illegal, Macbeth sees no harm at all to killing King Duncan because he said that his son will be next in line for king. In Act 2 Scene 1 lines 64 and 65 Macbeth states, “Hear it not, Duncan, for it is a knell that summons thee to heaven or to hell”. This showing that in his pursuit of power Macbeth will kill anyone and does not care where they end up, as long as they are dead. His ambition to be king is so high that while in this pursuit of power he will do whatever it takes to get to the top. But this comes back to haunt him when he realizes that King Duncan actually
However, he would have to spend the rest of his life thinking that he has killed his best friend, and that he can never atone for it. George’s act of violence solved one problem but, it only caused another one. Gandhi explained this best when he said, “I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is
There are the villains made from tragedy, others are made from traumatic childhoods, and others are just evil to be evil. The villains seen in fairy tales are usually there just to teach a lesson to the listener, such as The Evil Queen from Snow White teaching a lesson on what happens when vanity takes over a person. Many villains from folktales have traits of the seven-deadly sins. In the past, people used folktales to teach morals
With her lying about being in the woods, all the way down to Goody Proctor, this never would have started without Abigail’s deceit. When accusing Elizabeth Proctor of witchcraft she claims “Goody Proctor always kept poppets” (108). She does this so her whole plan can come together. The judges are already believing her dishonest stories so she digs deeper and tells more lies. When police are investigating Abigail’s stabbing incident, Abigail quickly blames Elizabeth and testify “it were your wife’s familiar spirit” (78).
When Narciso died, Ultima showed Antonio the harsh reality that comes with every human life. "Do not worry about Tenorio's threats, he has no manly strength to carry them out. He murdered Narciso because he ambushed him in cold blood, but he will not find me easy to ambush-" (189). Antonio understood her words and learned to avoid Tenorio no matter the struggle he went through. He never went against her words because he her words had powerful meaning behind them was pure truth.
Johns biggest flaw that lead to his demise was his love for Abigail Williams. His love for Abigail Williams created Abigail’s jealousy of Elizabeth, which starts off the entire witch hunt. When the play opens, the audience finds out that Abigail Williams and John Proctor had a secret affair. Abigail still loves john even though he is married to she tries to drink a spell to kill John’s wife, Elizabeth. The town finds out about the witchcraft that went on in the woods and this event starts mass hysteria.
One book this archetype is in is Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs by Jacob Grimm and Wilhelm K. Grimm. In this famous fairytale, Snow White has a stepmother that has always been the “loveliest in the land”. The stepmother becomes outraged and jealous when her mirror on the wall tells her that Snow White is the loveliest in the land, and not her. She immediately turns into a villain by plotting to kill the princess. She sends a servant to take her deep into the woods and kill her, but he fails.
Abigail Williams calls Elizabeth’s name in court accusing her of witchcraft: “she (Abigail) wants me dead, john, you know it” Elizabeth said. Abigail started this hysteria hoping to kill Elizabeth so she could have her husband. By looking at The Crucible by Arthur Miller, one can see how the people were being accused of witchcraft in Salem, which is important because it all started upon John’s adultery with Abigail Williams and ended up causing innocent people to die. Protecting her reputation motivates Abigail Williams to accuse people of being witches. Abigail knows if the truth about her comes out that she drunk a blood charm to kill Elizabeth she would be in trouble.
Should the mentally challenged get another chance if they have killed someone and could do it again. No one should get another chance if they have committed a crime worthy of the death penalty. They should not get another chance because everyone is taught right from wrong and in John Steinbeck 's book Of Mice and Men Lennie Knew what he did was wrong and that is why he went to the creek where George told him to go if he ever got in trouble like he had before and he would again. George is justified in killing Lennie because he knew Lennie kill again and would never get better and their dream would never come true, it was a mercy killing and was the best thing for Lennie at that moment, and George knew Lennie would keep making the same mistakes and eventually would make one that even he could not forgive him for. That is why George is justified.
Lennie has not raped anyone, but he still killed a innocent woman. George did the right thing to kill Lennie himself, so he would not be any more harm to other people, and so George would finally have the life he needs. Also Lennie cannot learn from his mistakes, so he is going to keep making them. To begin, Lennie obviously has mental problems and does not know what he is doing half the time. He has no business being around that
The perception he holds revolves around the idea that people 's lives have lead them to him and that their path must end in death once they encounter him. Sometimes he will flip a coin on their life, stating that fate has already determined whether or not the coin toss will end in them dead or alive. Most of the time before he kills his victims, Chigurh will remind them that every decision they make in their life leads them to this moment. Stating that it is not his decision to kill them, fate has brought them to his feet so that they may die. Also, whenever Chigurh faces the prospect of dying, he expresses neither worry nor anger.