He is nervous yet scared and disgusted at the out come of his long toil. The author shows this with the quote “with an anxiety that almost amounted to agony”, again this really brings out the gothic image using pain and suffering to make sure the reader realises the full extent of the horror that Frankenstein has unleashed on the quite country around him. When the creature is finally brought to life Frankenstein’s
GAS! Quick, boys!’ places a confronting reality amongst the literature. In addition, polysyllabic verbs such as ‘fumbling’, ‘stumbling’ and ‘floundering’ force you, the reader to place emphasis on these depictive words which create visuals and mirror those moments of sheer desperation. It is through the controlling techniques of pace and imagery in my poetry that I hoped to depict the violence and utter vulnerability of life at war. However, the horror does not stop there, the dehumanisation is unrelenting.
Nothing to Fear, but Fear Itself Fear can destroy people. Many are driven crazy by fear and are pushed to the brinks of insanity. Those who are put in situations of panic, where even a character’s surroundings are instigating fear, can find themselves in compromising positions. Edgar Allan Poe’s stories “The Black Cat” and “The Fall of the House of Usher,” are two prime examples of stories where fear moves the plot along, as it transforms its characters. Poe explores the darkest depths of the human mind and exploits his characters’ fear of themselves, and while these accounts have ready supplies of fear, they convey these apprehensions in different ways.
Sarah Strasz Mrs. DeLong Honors British Literature and Composition 25 October 2011 Connecting Fear to An Epic One of the strongest emotions within the epic Beowulf is that of fear, signifying that even the most unlikely of characters, from heroes to villains, still infrequently feel dread and terror. In Part One of Beowulf, the people of Herot are being savagely attacked by the voracious fiend, Grendel. A belligerent murderer that only lurks in the hours of darkness comes to kill for reasons only known by God and his powerful wrath Reword. May make readers confused. (Raffel 42).
Fear is defined as a distressing emotion aroused by impending danger, evil, or pain. In the play The Crucible, written by Arthur Miller, which depicts a time of panic, false accusation, and wrongful executions , all caused by one thing fear is present in everyone’s life at some time or another in the story. The feeling of fear overall plays a very important role in everyone’s life in the play. In a puritan society, in which reputation plays such an important role, the fear of guilt by affiliation becomes decidedly harmful. Knowing this townsfolk of Salem must fear that the sins of their friends will stain their names.
What Need we fear who knows it, when non can call Our power to account?—Yet who would have Thought the old man to have had so much blood in him. I chose this image and scene as it shows that Lady Macbeth see’s the “spot” on her had as blood from the murders and crimes that she and her husband have committed. She is so filled with guilt and despair that she sleepwalks muttering these words. During her sleepwalking episodes, others began to observe and here what she is saying. She refers to hell as murky which shows that she is in a living hell filled with gloom and despair.
Kenneth Mejia1/19/15 English 11Ms. Zapulla Salem, Massachusetts, 1692, has been legendary for how it showcased the overwhelming power of fear. And how people, when threatened will act irrationally based on frenzied panics for self preservation. Arthur Miller’s “The Crucible” based on the events of Salem showcases this dilemma through the characters of Mary Warren, Elizabeth Proctor, Parris in how their honest intentions devolved into wild accusations. Mary Warren, a servant of the Proctor family revealed how fear easily takes over a person’s psyche.
An example of sensationalism would be when they take the narrator into a torture chamber because its over the top and in a gothic excessive nature. For sadism an example would be that the narrators captors are getting pleasure from his plain and having power over him. An example for Satanism would be that it is against morals to lock someone in a room and torture
Joe Vitale Mrs. Reganato English III – Academic 9 April 2014 Effects of Guilt Guilt, by definition, is an emotion that occurs when a person believes that they have violated a moral standard. It is the single driving force that can push someone off the edge thus into a spiraling downfall of tragedies. Through numerous centuries of literature, guilt has been one of the key themes repeatedly stressed. In this way, the morals of mankind are accentuated, explored and disturbed. In The Tragedy of Macbeth, guilt plays an immense role in the lives of Macbeth and his Queen; guilt is the single attribute that pushes them to the edge and tests their sanity.
One of the earliest literatures that guilt was a theme is in the Shakespearian time period with the play "Macbeth". Macbeth himself and Lady Macbeth, following the killing of Duncun they both are filled with agitation, lack of sleep, little appetite and have nightmares continuously. "Ere we will eat our meal in fear, and sleep in the affliction of these terrible dreams"(Shakespeare 127). In both scenarios, "Macbeth" and "Frankenstein", guilt brings pressure internally to externally. "Studies have shown that negative emotions actually weaken your body, while positive emotions strengthen your body"(Enlightenment).