Using false feelings of superiority as a way to mask inner feelings of inferiority is a seemingly effective method to use when trying to appear more authoritative than is true. However, what begins as “false feelings” quickly escalates into genuine arrogance. In William Golding’s novel, Lord of the Flies, Jack’s superiority complex and need to be in control revealed the inner savagery of the boys, which eventually caused the downfall of their community. Jack 's egotism is clear to see from the first meeting, yet Ralph still manages to overshadow him.
He is the one they all go to in their darkest times, they rely on him for everything. Gandalf is the one who gives Frodo the task of destroying the ring. Saruman is a very smart wizard who turns to the dark side. Saruman’s master is Sauron, but because the Dark Community is so corrupt he turns on him. Saruman then starts to hunt the Ring for himself (Chance).
Additionally, his relax posture and smug look before the hit indicates his lack of prediction to the attack and confidence about winning. On another note, later in the movie, Lockhart’s lack of knowledge about magic becomes apparent, reinforcing the hindsight bias during the dueling demonstration. In addition, Gilderoy’s self perception is that he thinks he is a genius and a very skilled wizard. In reality, he is rather unintelligent, lazy and arrogant. However, Gilderoy’s opinion of himself that he wants to present to others, or his self presentation mimics his self perception.
In the book, “The Fellowship of the Ring” by J.R.R. Tolkien, the way different characters struggle against evil and power, represented by the ring, is the driving force in the book. The ring is the physical embodiment of the worst evils: cruelty, domination, greed. As characters interact with this apparently innocuous trinket, their temptation to take and use the ring’s power corrupts them. The already powerful, such as Gandalf and Galadriel, desire to take the Ring, but they also fear the consequences of wielding its power.
The tannery in Nectar in a Sieve is like an evil villain in a Disney movie. Villains on the outside, are friendly, harmless individuals, but on the inside, they are truly cold-hearted and cruel. The author, Kamala Markandaya, writes about how the tannery begins as a welcoming place, but later on, it is quite the opposite for the main character’s family. In the book Nectar in a Sieve, the most significant conflict involves Rukmani’s family and the tannery.
Also Percy is smart because he knows his way around things. Some of Percy's inner conflicts were ADXD and he had a crazy mind. In the book, it says he has ADXD. Before Percy has a crazy mind because of all this monsters. Overall the monsters are messing up his mind with a this fighting and playing.
In Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Mark Twain displays an extremely unique point of view. Throughout the storyTwain seems to gift his characters with a lack of moral values. A gift it might not be, yet still thee characters have been a passion for making bad decisions. This seemingly little plot twist might not look like such a big deal, but in reality it effects the whole story line. These fictional personalities not only decide to do the wrong thing, they also are extremely selfish, greedy, and uncivilized.
Mary Shelly provides examples throughout the text of the many ways to acquire knowledge and surveys how the characters succeed and fail in their journey for knowledge. The story of Frankenstein shows how someone’s life can be destroyed by their desire for knowledge. This provides a great example of what can happen when people take desires too far, without considering or thinking ahead to the possible consequences of their actions. One may learn a lot from reading this crazy story. One may have to take a moment and ask, if or whenever working in the area of technology, whose interests might one have in mind?
It usually implies a revelation as a defense of sanity. In the tales of criminal insanity, the first-person narrators are the protagonists, focusing on their conflicts with hysteria and the law. In The Tell-tale Heart, Edgar Allan Poe uses many symbols such as, the Evil Eye, the watch, the narrator
Macbeth is a noble man but he chooses disloyalty and crime, he was totally aware that he is doing evil. Evil is determined in Macbeth and Lady Macbeth who are influenced by the Weird Sisters (Witches). The play examines the potential of evil and centers on the villain-hero. We find good only in King Duncan or Malcolm. Macduff is the honorable character.
Before being summoned to the dark side, Brown was told “evil must be your only happiness. Welcome, again, my children, to the communion of your race!” Brown did not take a stand against evil, punishing himself into a lifetime of misery. These two main characters contrast each other when it comes to fighting off corrupt forces.
As an individual emerses into the world of espionage those involved in the world of Espionage are always suspicious and distrustful of others, others are disloyal to their cause. Betrayal and Deceit are a universal value when it is placed into the complicated world of espionage, regardless of the contextual differences ‘Smiley’s people’ and ‘Spy game both illustrate deception as key value all most like baffled tone. Deception is a theme and value that is reminded throughout the whole text, as the world of espionage is not straightforward we see that in John Le Carre’s work, ‘Smiley’s people and his interview, ‘Smiley’s people, Karla is the ultimate moral relativist as well as an being deceitful in the novel. In order to protect the identity of his daughter Alexandra / Tatiana - Karla rationalises his fatal actions of betrayal and deceit. We also we a very approachable in the film ‘Spy Game’, both novels as well as the film illustrate Karla and Nathan Muir as comparable character.
In Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, the storytellers use the Orphan archetype to convey how we as humans often try and put barriers between people they don't like or know because when we see something in a person that we do not like, we are extremely judgmental toward that person. In other words, people tend to solely judge others off of a personality trait that they have, where they came from, and how they act. This is simply a human trait that we have developed over time, but does not help us achieve relationships with other people. In the beginning of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry is seen in his locked room, in a feeble attempt to keep Harry’s magic away from the rest of the family, afraid it would “corrupt them”.