To illustrate, as mentioned earlier, Clarisse was killed by getting run over by a car. That person didn’t even stop to help her and they didn’t get punished for it. Later in the book, Montag almost gets run over and he realized that the driver was speeding and wasn’t going to stop for anyone. He would kill anyone who was in his path. “They would have killed me, thought Montag, swaying, the air still torn and stirring about him in dust, touching his bruised cheek.
Knowing that his family will receive insurance. Jay Gatsby does not commit suicide, he instead was murdered. Nick: “I was after we started with Gatsby toward the house hat the gardener saw Wilson’s body a little way off in the grass; and the holocaust was complete.” Jay Gatsby was killed by Mr. Wilson seeking revenge for his wife’s death. Willy was always dreaming of wealth. He instead should have been looking for happiness Biff: “He had all the wrong dreams.
However, several times in the novel Lennie uses violence to solve his problems because he does not know what else to do. Unfortunately, his actions have consequences, the most crucial being when he accidentally kills Curley’s wife, which culminates in Lennie's own death. George also solves his problems with violence; his solution to the death of Curley’s wife is to kill Lennie himself. He believes that if he just kills Lennie his problem will be solved. 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.
People who kill other people for really no reason are villains. Alexander killed many people just because they did something little to his civilization. According to TCI “Philip wanted to attack Persia next, but, in 336 B.C.E., he was murdered. His son, Alexander, was the new Macedonian king.” (TCI the last section). A website states that Alexander murdered his dad (Cite in Bibliography).
When he took his final breath he was shot by mistake. For the person who shot him had in mind that he was the killer of his wife but it was none other than Daisy herself, but Gatsby took the blame for the death anyways and ended up dying for his love. Jay Gatsby was deeply in love with Daisy Buchanan, he went to get measures to get everything for her but in the end just to have it turn to dust. His influence on people made them question who he was, his grand master plan was his own tragic flaw, and his fall from grace was his way out of all the lies he told. He has been spared all the hate that
This shows how the sniper’s actions without thought affect him for the worse. O’Flaherty establishes the theme of “The Sniper” by using description and irony. After the sniper turns over the dead body, he realizes what he has done. He was not thinking when he shot the enemy. His actions without thought end with him getting shot and him shooting and killing his brother.
For instance, after the Mariners crew was taken from him because of his decision to kill the albatross he was forced to “look upon the rotting deck,” where all of his “dead men lay” (Coleridge 7). The Mariner is tortured by his isolation whenever he looks back at his mistakes. His choice to kill the albatross forced him into isolation which slowly eroded his will to live. Similar to the way the Mariner was tortured by his mistake, Victor is led to his demise after he “swears...to pursue the demon who caused this misery” (Frankenstein 193). Victors isolation corrupted his mind into thinking that the only path left to take was to hunt down his creation until it ended in his own or the creature’s death.
In the film, Officer Ryan molests Christine Thayer and later one in the film gambles on his life to save Christine during a tragic burning car accident. The irony in this scene provides a sense of awkwardness (fate changes/turning tables). What had really shocked me was when he had the perfect opportunity to leave Christine in the upside down burning car and die. However, instead he does the exact opposite of what we’d think, he risks his own life and saves her. Another character that took me by surprise was the Iranian man (Shaun Toub) who is an immigrant trying to fit in.
I think free choice is way more responsible for destruction of Macbeth rather than fate is because it is like karma, what comes around goes around. Since Macbeth had killed so many people it makes sense how in the end Macbeth had soon been killed himself. Macbeth thought the only way to survive in peace, he had to kill a bunch of people, which is completely unreasonable. The witches had told him his fate and that he would become king soon enough but he decided to go against his fate and make his own free choices. Macbeth caused his own destruction by his own reckless actions.
“Out, damned spot!... yet who would have thought the old man had so much blood in him” (5.1.36). Lady Macbeth feels as if she can not be mentally cleansed until her hands are. Lady Macbeth's failure to relieve the guilt causes her to commit suicide. “The queen, my lord, is dead… she should have died hereafter” (5.5.20).
He goes into hiding the men all go looking to kill Lennie. George ends up being the one that kills him. George had very few options after Lennie killed Curly’s wife. He could let Lennie rot in prison, or have his life end. George thought that it would be better for Lennie to die.
This novel shows the story of a young male by the name of Tom Brennan who is forced to move from where he lives when his brother Daniel becomes the perpetrator in a horrible accident. Much like in the Australian story In my Little Town this novel in centred all around a terrible car crash caused by a young male. In The Story of Tom Brennan one of the main times where the line between perpetrator and victim can be blurred is with the character Claire. Claire probably was the reason Daniel started become aggressive and crazy which is what lead up to the accident because she broke up with him while he was drunk before the accident occurred. This part of the book shows that Claire could be partly responsible for the accident and could probably be also a perpetrator in this situation.
The author makes it seems as if Fortunato is a bad guy especially because he’s trying to kill him to find out later Montressor was crazy. 5. A theme statement for “The Cask of Amontillado” is to encourage readers that revenge doesn’t get you anywhere because after it done you’ll have a strong feeling of regret. In the short story Montressor kills his friend and it wasn’t worth it at the end of the day because he started feeling