He was stuck on the dog being shot, which made Kenny getting shot seem unreal. When Frank finally answered Tub’s frantic calls he came back into reality. He first turned to Kenny and said his name, then made clear that Tub did shoot Kenny. After giving his uneducated opinion about the severity of Kenny’s wound, Frank shows his lack of concern for the situation. “There’s some aspirin in the truck, Kenny said.
When the boys are dancing and chanting around the bonfire, they mistake Simon for the beast and brutally kill him with “no words…but the tearing of teeth and claws. In all the excitement at the bonfire, the boys show that they have become undomesticated since when they first got to the island. Their obsession with the beast has led to development of animal-like instincts, causing them to react in violent behavior in order to protect themselves. Lastly, the third death in the novel is heartless and intentional murder, proving that the boys have lost all sense of sympathy and have turned to killing to maintain power over each other. After Roger pushes Piggy down the mountain knocking Piggy to his death, Jack steps forward and begins “screaming wildly” and warns Ralph that if he doesn’t join his tribe, that “that’s what [he’ll] get”.
Kenny, who’s too honest and tries to be the tougher one of the group, he gets a laugh out of belittling others. You get a first glance when he tells he looks like a giant beach ball. “…He looks just like a beach ball with a hat on, doesn’t he? Doesn’t he, Frank?” (86). All the while Kenny never knows that Tub would be the cause of his demise.
In the streets when Romeo and his friends were walking he couldn’t stand his pride being hurt at the party so he started a fight by making fun of Mercutio. He got mad very quickly and the two drew swords. In the end Tybalt killed Mercutio and this upset Romeo even more. At first he didnt want to fight Tybalt because now by marriage they were related but Tybalt didnt know that but at the sight of his dying friend Romeo killed Tybalt in an instant. The result of that was Romeo had been banished for murdering Tybalt.
The D’Angelos need to forgive the boys for drilling holes in the kayak, essentially killing Ben, because JT and Digger received a punishment. By forgiving the boys, the D’Angelos allow all of them the opportunity to move on from the incident. Next, forgiveness is a main theme because Brady needs to forgive JT and Digger. Brady is very upset that his friends go behind his back and use his idea to sabotage the kayak. Digger makes him feel like its partly his fault because he gave them the idea of drilling the holes in the kayak.
The Case of the Spelunkers: Murder in a "Cave Cathedral" Murder is the most heinous of human acts, and unless it is committed in true self defense can never be justified. During a weekend spelunking trip, four close male friends become perilously trapped within a "Cave Cathedral" with little food and limited water. After just a week passes with no rescue one of the men suggests the macabre idea of drawing straws to determine who will be "sacrificed" for food so that the remaining three men can improve their chances for rescue. A critical wrinkle occurs when one of the men, Paul, chooses to remove himself from the process and tells the others to leave him out of it. Unfortunately, the other three keep a straw in the game for Paul which ends up being the fateful short straw and Paul is murdered and eaten in spite of his protest.
If Boo Radley was put on trial for the murder of Bob Ewell there would be a fight if he was doing it for self-defense or he was out to get him because he was mad and just kill because he was mad at him. The evidence was shown that Bob fell on his knife. The whole story is that Jem and Scout was on their way back from the school and they were walking in the woods to go home and they were followed by Bob Ewell and that he was attacking them and trying to hurt them but he ended up braking Jem arm. If it was not for Boo fighting back and killed Bob but that was accident. So the argument was that Bob fall on his knife but the other one was that Boo killed him.
Anderson was disturbed and antagonised by the other soldiers who were bursting through the door singing as well as being drunk and talking about prostitutes. Throughout the novel, Anderson was complaining at the cursing of the men from the height of the shelling. The soldier’s experience of shelling makes the hellfire threats of the preachers seem empty and insignificant. Anderson also believes he can predict the end of the war by reading the Book of Revelation and his faith does not reassure him.
When George isn’t there to help him, things can go terribly wrong. One night when all of the men went out, Lennie was left at the ranch. When the boss’s daughter-in-law came to visit Lennie accidentally killed the woman. After he realizes she is dead, he instantly knows he did something wrong and that George will be angry with him. Lennie becomes confused and doesn’t know where to go or what to do.
When one of the “littluns” told the boys of the beastie, they all start to fear for their lives. In Shattering Glass, Lance uses fear to make fun of Simon. Lance gave Simon attention, and while confused by it, Simon was frightened and curious to know what Lance wanted. “I’m curious; do you tuck your shirt into your jocks so it’s easier to wipe your ass or what?” (4). Lance used his power over Simon to lure him into talking and then making a fool of