Ethan! I want you to take me down again.’ Ethan replies, ‘Down where?’ Mattie responds, ‘The coast. Right off...So 't we'll never come up any more’”(Wharton 109). Also according to the author, “But suddenly his wife's face, with twisted monstrous lineaments, thrust itself between him and his goal....”(Wharton 112). Ethan and Mattie ultimately were committing a suicidal act, which bumped the interest level of the story up, and made the story fictive because it's the total opposite of what happened in the real
In the novel, The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald, I dislike Daisy more than Tom. I dislike Daisy more than Tom because she backed out on leaving Tom and going to live with Gatsby. Gatsby was trying to control Daisy because Daisy was getting discouraged, she says “ ‘Please, Tom! I can 't stand this anymore.’ Her frightened eyes told that whatever intentions whatever courage she had had, were definitely gone.” After all the arguing, at the end she turns to Tom so the whole situation can be over. She fails Gatsby and doesn 't do the one thing she had to do to make Gatsby happy.
After the prince finds out that Romeo killed someone from the Capulet house, Romeo is immediately exiled. Juliet is heartbroken and ends up planning to fake her death. If Mercutio and Tybalt hadn’t picked a fight, Juliet would not have had to fake her death. (5.1.17-23) Bathalsar receives incorrect information regarding Juliet’s “death”. Since Romeo had been exiled due to Mercutio and Tybalt’s battle to the death, he wasn’t able to obtain the real information regarding Juliet’s death, fast
After Tybalt had just injured Mercutio in the battle that was not supposed to be with him, Mercutio states that wrath will be put on the families. He swore,“I am hurt/A plague a both houses! I am sped./ Is he gone and hath nothing?” (2.1.867) Tybalt never would have never been mad enough to attempt to kill Romeo, but instead Mercutio if he had not gone to the party. If Tybalt would not have killed Mercutio then Romeo would not have killed Tybalt, leading to him being banished and Juliet being distraught enough to fake her own death. To this end, Tybalt played a huge role in the death of Romeo and Juliet.
All in all Tom dies for no reason and represents a mockingbird because of that. Overall, Harper Lee uses characterization in To Kill a Mockingbird to show that the innocent should be protected. Jem loses his innocence first when he realizes that Boo Radley in a victim. After that Boo is victimized by the town because he stays inside unlike everyone else. Lastly Tom is taken advantage of by the Ewells and it cost him his life.
Most people would say that it is the friar simply because he let them get married in the first place when he should not have. It only caused more problems for these lovers. Basically someone is responsible for these lovers deaths. The friar is to blame because he let them get married and it caused a lot of problems for them. He also is to blame because he didn’t get the message delivered to Romeo in time so when he arrived at the tomb of Juliet she awake yet so he killed himself and then she saw that he was dead so she killed herself.
She goes on to have an affair with him, but never actually confronts Gatsby or Tom about this. She would prefer to just deal with her unhappy marriage by not confronting it because she doesn 't want to deal with the consequences. In reference to Myrtle Wilson’s slaughter, Nick and Gatsby have this exchange, “ ‘ Was Daisy driving’ ‘Yes,’ he said after a moment, ‘but of course I’ll say I was…” (143 Fitzgerald). Gatsby is yet another person who protects Daisy from any consequences she may face. Daisy accidentally runs over Myrtle Wilson, something ironic in and of itself because Myrtle having an affair with Daisy’s husband, in a fit of emotions that she can 't control, and then doesn 't have to deal with any of the repercussions because she is protected from the by the men in her life.
His new plan was to capture him while watching a play at Ford’s Theatre, but that also didn’t go as planned either, so when he had the chance, he took out his pistol and shot the president in the back of the head. After he shot Lincoln he took off while yelling, “Revenge for the South!”. John Wilkes Booth did managed to escape, making his manhunt “largest in the time period.”. President Abraham Lincoln was then “pronounced dead the next day. ( Wallenfeldt Encyclopaedia
The Great Gatsby displays the disintegration of the American Dream along with how it affects Jay Gatsby, Daisy Buchanan, and Tom Buchanan. Firstly, Gatsby is willing to do anything in his power to recapture Daisy's love for him to such an extent that he takes the blame for Myrtle’s death instead of Daisy. This attempt to regain Daisy’s love is later destroyed when Myrtle’s husband kills Gatsby at his pool; “the gardener saw Wilson’s body a little way off in the grass, and the holocaust was complete," (Fitzgerald, 164). In addition, Daisy went for Tom Buchanan because of greed, which indicates that she desires someone with wealth, class, and someone who is recognized for their name. “I called up Daisy half an hour after we found him, called
George Milton decides to end Lennie’s life in order to save him from much pain and suffering in the future. This is an example of an immoral “mercy killing”. George should not have been the judge for Lennie’s life; thus it was wrong for George to determine whether Lennie should have lived or not. No one can make the ultimate decision whether someone should live or die. In a bedroom one night, Gigi Jordan and her severely autistic son, Jude Jordan were conversing as Jude exclaimed, “Dad bad!
Lennie is unable to remember any survival instincts, seen when George tells him he will get sick like he was last night. Even with a fresh memory, Lennie couldn’t remember to not drink clean running water. If George were to run away with Lennie in order for a higher survival chance, there would be a warrant or bounty out for the arrest or death. Once they are caught, they are both in jeopardy of death by the government and would result in two deaths instead of one, when only one really deserved it. In the novel, Of Mice and Men, George was justified in killing Lennie because of his mental illness.
They had persuaded the jury to believe that George Zimmerman had killed Trayvon believing he was a danger to himself or others. 19 year-old Rachel Jeantel was the last person to speak to Trayvon. They believed that the witness was “Ghetto Trash.” The prosecution did not get the jury to believe that the case was a murder. George Zimmerman was not guilty and created many angry protesters. He won by the sole witness of the case.
Felix had said he would kill the officers, but the officers did not expect to be fired on behind the door. When Felix shot them, it was at random. Both officers were taken to the hospital and died there. Next the SWAT team called in and flushed John Felix out of his house with
Thinks he needs abso for Bernard 's death because he doesn 't actually know what happened. Thinks he needs abso for not telling clare the real reason why he came to her in the first place. Thinks he needs abso for not being completely honest with his wife about his past. He needs closure from Clare and wants her to admit he rejected him and why.
Dahmer, being eighteen at the time, saw Hicks and offered him a ride. He then took him back to his house, where they consumed a few drinks. After a while, Hicks had said he wanted to go, and that lead to his death. As a justifiable reason to hit Hicks over the head with a barbell and choke him, Dahmer claimed, “The guy wanted to leave. And I didn’t want him to leave” (“Heads in the freezer horror of America’s CANNIBAL PSYCHOPATH”).