. .” (15) As soon as Lavender falls, they all seem to go berserk. It almost seems that, due to his death, Lavender’s comrades are moved with intense sadness and rage, causing them to wreck havoc across Vietnam. This would be a completely response for any soldier—but it’s not the text’s deepest meaning. If readers take one step further, they might discover that the driving cause of these postmortem actions was not Lavender’s death.
In summary, he was forcefully separated from his family, bared the death of the only motivation he had and was left to live with the nightmares of the atrocious doing of Hitler and his Nazis. Elie’s innocence was taken alongside everything else he had. Instead of remembering his childhood and laughing, he prays one day he’ll forget, forget what he was forced to see. Moreover, forget what was taken from him. Elie had undergone an immense amount of pain albeit the fact that many think of WW2 but don’t mind much of it’s events.
Jimmy Cross decided to go to war only because his friends went, this makes him become a confused and erratic leader. Jimmy was blamed for the death of Ted Lavender by many of the soldiers who trusted him. He was too in love with Martha and lost his concentration on what is more important. Shame had a crucial effect on the characters throughout the story. It forced them to face more stressful situations that will forever affect their lives.
Grendel by John Gardner has captured the attention of all who have read it and expresses the eventual loss of Grendel’s innocence. Grendel is depicted as a mass murderer in the original Anglo-Saxon epic poem and under normal circumstances one would not second guess that Grendel’s death was well deserved. However, opinions may change when one discovers that the monster is unaware of morals or has dealt with issues that corrupt his innocence. Grendel grew up lonely and his childhood was rather negative, ultimately changing his views of the world. In Chapter two Grendel wondered all the way to the human world where he ended up getting stuck in a tree.
Who weeps for these weeps for corruption” (Miller 1333). Although some believe that Proctor is doing the right thing, he ultimately dies because of Judge Danforth’s ignorance. He feels that he must kill Proctor and all of those accused of witchcraft to prevent an overthrow of the courts due to a lack of consistency. He shows no remorse, which verifies Proctor’s heroic life and portrays Danforth as a villain. Overall, Proctor’s death wraps up a truly heroic life for a man that had several
He has done me worse wrong than I did him!” (154). Roger Chillingworth, in effort to dismantle Dimmesdale’s life, has continuously lost social wealth for the seven revengeful years. Most importantly, he put incredible concentration on revenge that he even lost his once-beloved wife. In fact, Chillingworth not only lost the love of Hester, but also gained hatred from Hester. In the end, Roger Chillingworth is worth nothing more than a social outcast who lost true and peaceful relationships with people, and even obtained hatred from his own wife.
Today anything is allowed. Anything is possible, even these crematories.” This quote demonstrates how Elie’s humanity has begun to shatter, every right he once own has now been stripped from him. He is losing his sanity. Similarly, in the White Rose, when Sophie is going to be executed, the narrator says, “Sophie was then led to the guillotine. one observer described her as she walked to her death.” This quote also illustrates the theme of man’s inhumanity to man due to the fact that Sophie was about to be executed just for trying to reveal the truth to her brainwashed society.
He’s left with nothing and forced to accept his faith that was caused by his pride and arrogance. Aaii---mistakes made by a foolish mind, cruel mistakes that bring on death. You see us here, all in one family---the killer and the killed. Oh, the profanity of what I planned. Alas, my son, you died so young—a death before your time.
When it a child doesn’t have the attributes it is supposed to, or an elder is old and decides to end their life, they are released. This is explained as a positive thing in the community. However, when Jonas sees footage of his father performing a release on a child, he realizes that “He killed it!” (188). In this moment, Jonas realizes that the positive description of release that he has heard his whole life is false, and that it is all just lies to cover up that the people being released are simply being killed. This creates a huge internal conflict within Jonas, as he is struggling to understand how he could be lied to like that, and if other things had simply been lies as well.
In many cases kids are victims of abuse and have tried getting help, but are ignored, resulting in death of family members. Teens feel like there is no other option to stop their abusers and their mind in a flurry decides something as bad as murder is the only way to end what is happening to them. The ones who ignored a child calling out for help should be in prison just as well, basically perpetuating this horrible murder scene to
Society lacks compassion and disregards grief of the families of murder victims and families of death row inmates. Following this further, the article It Hurts So Bad: Comparing Grieving Patterns of the Families of Murder Victims With Those of Families of Death Row Inmates the author states that there is a difference between families of murder victim and families of death row inmates, “Victims’ families see the death of their loved one as senseless, meaningless, and inexplicable. Families of death row inmates understand the reasons for the death sentence and execution, even though they may disagree with the morality, fairness, or efficacy of the death penalty” (King, 2004, p. 206). However, both families of murder victims and families of death