Trying to become a king in general can be extremely difficult, and it can be even more challenging to gain the respect of your people if it was your brother that you received the crown from. The fear of seeming like a weak and passive king to the people made Creon make many wrong decisions that eventually cost Antigone and his family their lives. The first mistake that Creon made was making such a bold promise to kill whoever buried the body of Antigone’s brother. He made this promise in order to try and instill fear into his people and in turn insure their respect. After finding out who it was that laid the body to rest, he had no choice but to fulfill his promise of killing them to show his people that his first official act as king was a non-compromising one.
He wanted to be a leader in some ways, but should’ve been leaded. His corrupted mind brought him into the evils that will come when you’re fighting for a cause. So, he is a famous abolitionist because of his outrageous acts of violence, not because he had a substantial contribution to the cause of abolition. Killing five people for a cause isn’t that many when put into perspective with how many there still were afterwards. The plan to raid Harpers Ferry was a GREAT plan, but he isn’t a leader.
One of the best scenes he did was the fountain scene. In this scene, his body language and tone of voice were very convincing. Aside from the fountain scene, Ralph Macchio also did excellent in the scene that he dies in. In this scene, he had remarkable body language and displayed his emotions well. The best part of the scene was when he told Ponyboy to stay gold; that part was the most convincing, since it looked like he was actually dying and because of the way he said it.
Jeremiah often helped on the farm as well. When Jeremiah took control he spent most of sea-son’s money in bars of Lilongwe and Kasungu. In November when it was time to hire people and buy some things he had little money left for that. Jeremiah disappeared owing eight head of cattle. The business collapsed their family was left to survive on their own.
He grew up to hate the English rulers of Scotland and this was made worse when his father was killed by an English Knight in Ayrshire in 1291. Later that year when he was visiting his uncle in Dundee he got into a fight with an English soldier who was stabbed to death. From that day William became an outlaw and went into hiding. During the next few years William gathered support and lived like a bandit. He was involved in many raids on the English occupiers and he avenged his father’s death by killing the English knight Fenwick.
Christopher Columbus story educates us to tell us how our land today was found. We think Christopher Columbus is a hero, but is he really? Due to the difficulty of persuading men to go on what seemed to them to be a dangerous and a likely useless journey, Christopher Columbus had a difficult time persuading people to join his voyage. Thus the men that would volunteer to go were men that had a reason to leave, mainly criminals. So when he landed his men, who were on the verge of revolt, proceeded to rape pillage and destroy the Natives, quite literally killing and torturing thousands.
It was the ultimate act of friendship and sacrifice, on George's part, to kill Lennie. He knew that Lennie would be lynched and hung for murdering Curley's wife. He also knew that Lennie didn't know any better, he had no idea the power of his own strength, he did not fully know the ramifications of what he had done, but he did know that it was bad and that he might get into trouble. George basically spared Lennie from a death filled with pain and suffering and Lennie almost had this moment of clarity when he knows what George has to do and he's ok with it. 3.
There is a moral difference between Shelton’s killing of his attackers and that of his other victims. Darby and Ames caused personal harm to Shelton and thus gave him the moral right to try and prevent any other future pain that could be caused by these men, but the other victims were combatants in the war that Shelton waged against the “system”. When looking at Darby and Ames, Shelton takes a more utilitarian approach when dealing with their killings. The government “system” is supposed to punish those who are wrong. But in the trial of Darby and Ames, only Ames was punished severely while Darby was allowed to go free.
Furthermore, when Tom Robinson was accused of being guilty even though he was not, and died because of it. Having a preconceived opinion of people can lead to catastrophic consequences. Such as in the cases of Atticus was defending the jail, Scout getting teased and Tom being wrongly accused. The group of men came to kill Tom but Atticus was
He also learns that his grandfather was a dominating, immoral and scheming. David and his parents went face to face with dealing with the consequences of Frank’s crime. Racial prejudice means any action practice or belief that reflects the racial world view the ideology that humans are divided into separate groups because of their skin colour. The American Indians are racially prejudiced by most of the people in Montana, they are going through a hard life and living in a desolate reservation; also their lands are probably the least valuable compare to other regions. David eventually learns of the racial discriminations such as not allowing “an athlete like Ronnie” to attend college.