“Katherine has admitted it, confessed.” Katherine’s fear of losing her life motivated her to confess that her and a few others were telepathic. First she had a fear about her abilities being found out but then she had to fear her life if she did not tell the norms what was so different about her and why she was running away. “I’ve killed him Michael. He’s quite dead.” Rosalind’s fears lead her to kill a man, yet she felt so guilty about it, although they tortured many of her kind. She may have felt guilty as she thought the norms would find out that she killed the man and then they would kill her.
He attempts to grab the older sister, and she fought with him to get away from his grip he then proceeds to the other sister attacking her and throwing her onto the ground and begins raping her. Being a man of color talking to a white woman could be one the worst crimes any African American male could commit back in 17th century. Since he did not write his own confession, the validity of the story is questionable. It is very possible that the author could have made up his own version on what happened on that fateful day. Although the confession of Joseph Mountain sounds convincing if the reader were to examine the confession through a critical lens on the unfair treatment of African Americans judicially, Joseph Mountain life history and the authorship of the confession one would come to the conclusion that Joseph Mountain was
The problem about capital punishment is that it is decided to soon and the death date is too soon that if someone is guilty but really isn’t, and is proven innocent but it will be too late. And there are some people who accidently killed someone and there only punishment is prison time like Lennie, he accidently killed Curley’s wife because he shook her and her neck broke. “Her body flopped like a fish. And then she was still, for Lennie had broken her neck.” (Steinbeck 91) Lennie was only shaking her so that she would be quiet but it ended up wrong. Curley wanted to kill Lennie because he disgrace Curley and killed Curley’s wife and that is an act of capital punishment, which is wrong because Lennie didn’t mean to kill her.
In the end that turned out to be a problem when they were exacuting there attack, before they could attack and leave he started to attack his mother and killed her at the river. But that just gave them more courage to attack and when they did they all circled up on the few remaining and beat them. This movie has a few meanings to me it reminded me of the past in which slavery was life for most people which is sad. It also reminded me that back in the time of slavery if you not white
In the novel, Montag made Mildred friends cry. After he made her friends cry from telling them the truth they all left hurt. However, in the movie John almost killed a man because he thought the man killed his son. John felt bad at the end, because he was not looking at his son’s killer. Even though, he didn’t kill the man, he still hurt him physically and emotionally.
She is a temptress who disturbs the fraternity of the men, for whenever she enters the bunkhouse, or at least stands in the doorway, preventing the men's passage, Curley's wife is a source of tension: The men worry that they will succumb to her physical allure; they worry that Curley will appear and become jealous and enraged against them. Once she has tempted Lennie, he sins and kills her--albeit accidentally. At any rate, the death of Curley's wife is the end of the "dream" for Lennie and George and Candy. There can be no Eden for them as George must kill Lennie before he is caught and his soul destroyed. With the death of the child-like Lennie, the innocent dream of having a ranch is also
For Antigone and Creon these consequences were very extreme. Antigone in reality killed her sister and fiancé by deciding to berry her dead brother, even though everyone around her begged her not to. By choosing to berry her brother she forced her uncle to not only kill her but everyone around her who she loved. She became so lonely when she was forced into captivity that she killed herself. All this because of one decision she made to berry her brother caused her life to fall apart and everyone she loved to disappear.
Anne stated, “I hated them for not standing up and doing something about the murders. In fact, I think I had a stronger resentment toward Negroes for letting the whites kill them than toward the whites” (Moody 409). I believe it was at this time in Anne’s life that she decided what type of person she was going to be. She decided during this time that she could not be like everyone else and just sit back and watch and accept the cruel things that were being done, she was not going to be another content
Macbeth seeing Banquos ghost is not his fear but his guilt over killing his best friend. With Lady Macbeths’ case she makes the crucial mistake of worrying about the future ultimately this causes her to go insane because she keeps thinking that she will be caught. However that is not the reason for her insanity, she was consumed by the guilt of forcing Macbeth to kill Duncan, she could no longer live with herself so she committed suicide to put an end to her misery. In modern society both of the misfortunes of Lady Macbeth and Macbeth can happen to anyone, why do human beings do anything to become successful even if it requires them to push others under the bus. Guilt is the number one reason for depression in America and the second highest reason that causes people to commit suicide in todays society.
By doing so, he was putting the lives of his children and himself in danger. Atticus was leaving the post office when Mr. Ewell approached him, cursed him, spat on him, and threatened to kill him (Lee, 291). Mr. Ewell is Mayella’s father, the girl who was allegedly raped. During the 1930s, in the south, there was severe racial prejudice. White people did not associate with blacks, let alone befriend them.