He swore that he’d punish anyone who tried to bury Polyneices would die. The whole reason Creon did not bury Polyneices was because in Ancient Greece, if the body was not buried, it was believed that the soul wouldn’t go to the afterlife and be stuck on earth forever. Creon was a very cruel and selfish man, and he wanted Polyneices to suffer for what he’d done
Although multiple people tried to stop him from pursuing the truth, he is unable to. Once he realized that his fate had come to pass he felt cursed by it. Even though Oedipus was a victim of fate, he gouged out his own eyes which were an act of free will. Oedipus was guilty of marrying his mother and killing his father, but it seems that his true sin was that his attempt to raise himself to level of the gods by trying to escape his fate. Oedipus knows that he must be punished for his sins, accepting full responsibility for his acts.
Through multiple problems of which Creon has no control, one feels sympathy and fear for him. Creon rules Thebes as a strong king who lays down the law and sticks to it. Creon sends out a harsh, but unbiased edict. He declares that Eteocles’s body will be honored with a burial, but Polynices will be left to rot. Creon prevents the people in Thebes to bury Polynices by saying that anyone who tries to bury him will be sentenced to death.
According to the story, The Cask Of Amontillado, Montresor didn’t feel remorse at the start but after he does the job he feels terrible because he thought that fortunato deserved to die until he realises, he was the one to killed him. Montresor created a whole plan to kill fortunato which shows that he never once felt like he was doing something terrible. In order to get revenge, montresor tricked fortunato and the servants. He was willing to do anything to kill fortunato. An quote that shows that montresor was trying to make fortunato feel safe and secure is “True-True,” I replied “and, indeed, I had no intention of alarming you unnecessarily;but you should use all the proper caution.
After Tybalt kills Mercutio, Romeo feels that it is his responsibility to avenge his friend’s death. However, he doesn’t have the authority to determine Tybalt’s fate. If he had let the law take care of punishment, he would not have had blood on his hands and he would not have been sent into exile. Secondly, Romeo’s feelings lack consistency. In one moment Romeo is full of anger and hatred for Tybalt, so he kills him.
(page 234) .Misfit says that he knows that his dad died because of flu. So, he was punished wrongly. He says, “I found out the crime don’t matter. You can do one thing or you can do another, kill a man, because sooner or later you’re going to forget what it was you done and just punished for it” (page 235). Here he says that weather you kill people or take tire of car you will be punished anyway and when you will be punished you will forgot what you did and will be punished for no reason.
You can take my word for it’’ has a huge impact on regarding towards Torrez personality. This ending can be represented in two different ways the first one and the most accurate one is that Torrez did all of that just to leave the narrator living on terror and kill him sooner or later which just proves how sadist and psychopath he is. He could also be proving the fact, that he knew the narrator wasn’t going to be brave enough to kill him, to his peers. The whole plot of the story changes by the ending of the story, Torrez was planning everything ever since the beginning and he just wanted to prove to him that he is better than the rest. On the other hand the ending can also represent as in that Torrez did have a heart but had to do what his job demands to.
This makes Oedipus doubt himself and he decides to find out the truth about the killer of Liaus. In doing so he tells his people “Or if any man’s conscience is guilty, let him give himself up. He will suffer the less. His fate will be nothing worse than banishment. No other harm will touch him.” Ironically he condemned himself unknowingly.
When he says “Vengeance is in my heart” I think he means that most of the motives his actions are for “love” but not necessarily for his love over Tamora but also his love for being bad. “Death in my hand” means that he is responsible for all of the deaths and misery that he has caused. And when he says “Blood and revenge are hammering in my head” means that the thought of being evil and sadistic is always is his mind and it has become part of his life. He is one of the main characters of the play and is shown as the principal agent of vengeance. Every bad thing that comes out in this act is a direct result of Aaron's planning or initiative.
In the novel I’m Not Scared by Niccolo Amanniti , Pino Amitrano is described as the villain who committed a terrible crime and betrayed his son. Pino was a man that had principles and loved his family with all his heart, yet slowly he is overcome by greed and fear which provoked him to do hateful acts which made him an evil man. Through various events throughout the novel, Niccolo Amanniti showed how he fell into darkness enabling him to commit the crime of kidnapping Filippo and later attempting to kill him. Pino is described at the start of the text as a short but strong man that loved his family but is later proved to be otherwise as the novel developed. He was shown to have high family values as he treasures the times he has with his family.