This shows that he is not in control of his own morals because a trivial reason made him want to kill someone he loved. So, how could you say that he is fully in control of what he is doing if he were to kill someone he loved for a trivial reason? Overall, the narrator in “The Tell-Tale Heart” kills a man, but he is not guilty due to the reason of insanity. The narrator is not guilty because he has impulsive behavior when he cuts up the old man. He also is not guilty because he cannot tell the difference between fantasy and reality, and he cannot control his own morals.
At this point of the story, clearly Rainsford is not okay with murder. He immediately thinks General Zaroff is joking when he says he murders humans. Later in the story he does not think of it as a joke however, he likes doing it also. Therefore his view of murdering and being violent changes throughout the
God in Heaven, what is John Proctor, what is John Proctor? I think it is honest, I think so; I am no saint.” (884) Because of his impure actions in the past, Proctor wanted to die with a clean conscience. This is important because it shows how much theology ruled the lives of the people in the 1600s. An innocent man was hanged because his accuser was almost exposed as a liar. The court was so fearful of the devil and of witches that they killed many people without any real evidence.
While both men undoubtedly had a hand in the Clutter murder’s certain characteristics are taken into consideration by the audience. In many instances it is difficult not to excuse Perry from his behaviors. Both the novel and the movie depict Perry as the more compassionate of the pair, while showing Dick as the short tempered know it all. While reading and watching the murders one will pick up on the fact Dick never strays from his train of thought. Perry on the other hand falters with the acts of violence and even tells Dick they should leave since there is no safe.
In life, mostly everyone will want revenge on someone they know that did wrong to them. When Montressor wanted revenge, he went insane and planned to kill the person who did him wrong. In the real world, most people do not try to kill someone if they did them wrong. Montressor is insane because of the way he got revenge on Fortunato. Poe proves in this story that some people use different, harsher ways to get revenge on
Even though no one knew what was going on in Gang Lu head, there is still a general idea that he did this shooting out of guilt. He felt guilty because he disappointed his sister. When someone is in a bad mental state of mind like Gang Lu, they tend to go off their emotions rather than thinking clearly. When the gunman finally pulls the trigger, he not only has to live with the guilt that he killed someone, but he also has to live with the pain that he will cause to his family as well as the decease’s. For example, when a shooting happens whether if it’s at a work place, school, or even at home there is always an outcome that affects everyone around them.
Even after describing his actions that society would categorize as insane, such as killing a person. The narrator talks into great detail about how exactly he killed the old man, but then suggests he is not mad because he was careful during the process which made him intelligent. His exact words were, “If still you think me mad, you will think so no longer when I describe the wise precautions I took for the concealment of the body”(Poe). This paints a mood of being on edge because the motive behind the killing was solely based upon how the man 's eye watched him. This allows the reader to let their mind wander to what exactly about the eye made him so upset, leaving them suspenseful.
As the play develops, Macbeth kills multiple more people. The excessive murders feel as though he kills these people out of paranoia and guilt. It is true that paranoia does play a main part in these other murders, but guilt is not the other driving force – greed is. He wants there to be absolutely not chance of somebody finding out what he did and stripping him of the tile of king and he does not want somebody else to be able to overthrow him. Macbeth kills a lot of people, but apparently none of the right people, because in the end he ends up being murdered.
Strangely enough, Atticus was also able to see the good in Mayella Ewell, and it tore him apart having to destroy her testimony on the stand. In chapter eighteen Scout says, “Atticus hit her hard in a way that was not clear to me, but it gave him no pleasure to do so. He sat with his head down..”(Lee 252). When Atticus had to defend Tom he also had to show the jury that Mayella was speaking lies which made him upset to do so. He knew Mayella was a victim in the situation too and did not want to hurt her more than Bob Ewell already did.
Now I ask you, [shrug while saying]does that sound like a cold blooded killer? The monster wasn’t a bad creature but the tremendous hate he received from other people caused him to be. He had just had enough and decided to kill. Compared to this century it is very similar to how teens react to being bullied and misunderstood by their peers. Some go to extremes and think that suicide is the only way out and that’s