In Shakespeare’s Macbeth, the main character initially demonstrates qualities of being a tragic hero, but by conclusion of the play his deceitfulness and his overwhelming gullibility lead him to be portrayed as a criminal. Macbeth has serious issues with power, greed, and even his own self- esteem and self- conscious. He knows when he kills Duncan and Banquo that it is the wrong thing to do but he still does it anyways. He also becomes obsessed with idea of power and becomes more power hungry as each day passes. He has become an unstoppable killing machine who believes he is invincible once the three witches reveal their prophecies and their apparitions to Macbeth.
Fear of the unknown can be a strong driving factor because it is unanswered. The boy’s lives revolve around fear and violence as it is all they think and care about: “Kill the beast! Cut his throat! Spill his blood! Do him in!” (Golding 141).
Several modern rulers (from everyday fathers to leaders of the country) have begun as ‘brave soldiers’ and ended as crazy destroyers because of their poor choices and the consequences. Psychologists have shown us that, behind seemingly straightforward human motives (good or bad), there are often extremely complicated emotions and intentions. From Macbeth killing practically everyone in his life for his own gain, to the armed robberies and riots happening all over the world, we see greed, violence and people struggling with the concept of right and wrong in our everyday lives, no matter how far we think we’ve come from Macbeth. Lately we’ve been hit by a tidal wave of armed robberies. From general stores to petrol stations and even a train station in Perth has come under attack from guns and knives.
Another example of his cleverness is when he killed all the people that were threatening his wife to marry him and thought up a way to get rid of them. Odysseus greatest weakness is his pride. Although pride can be a great thing, he has too much of it. Odysseus is a great warrior but he isn’t perfect and has flaws, such as his pride. One of Odysseus’s strengths is his creativity in solving problems.
He was mentally unstable due to his upbringing and abusive father. His love for his mother made him the way he is. He killed older women for pleasure and to use their skin for things like masks, furniture and belts. Of all the murderers out there, he has to be the worst. The world is a better place without
Tony's actions put a strain between him and Johnny, to the point where the two of them know that they can't exist with the other, in the end Tony kills Johnny. The film caused a lot of controversy when it was first released due to its depiction of the world of gangsterism, and was banned or deeply censored in many states. “A story of relentless hunger for power and wealth, carried out with violence” (Cinematrio). With various themes and motifs, unforgettable editing, and an important deeper message, “Scarface” is truly one of the most memorable and influential films of all times. The mise-en-scene in “Scarface” makes for an engaging film.
Social background, personalities and beliefs influence the way individuals think. The 3rd Juror was a vengeful and aggressive man who is the last juror to change his vote to not guilty. At the end of ACT I, when he yells angrily at the 8th Juror ‘I’ll kill him, I’ll kill him’, the 8th Juror says ‘you don’t really mean you’ll kill me, do you?’ This conflict contributes to a major turning point because it brings closer to a unanimous ‘just verdict’ as other jurors learnt about flaws from strongly prejudiced people, like the 3rd juror. He contradicts himself by saying ‘Anybody says a thing like that…they mean it’ earlier in ACT 1 because he struggles to detach his personal feelings from the boy as he sees his own estranged son in the 16 years old defendant. Furthermore, the 10th Juror’s angry monologue at the end of ACT II, he demonizes people who are ‘different’.
As a result of James Holmes’s actions victims are hurting because of his violence, those victims dead or alive were innocent to this mans crimes and the primary suspect remains alive. First of all, people are suffering because of one mans calculated and deliberate violence. Physically, men, women, and children were put through hell and killed. The killer showed no mercy on filmgoers when he indiscriminately opened fire and tear-gassed whole auditoriums.
In this quote, Stilson shows anger toward Ender who deliberately creates a situation to hurt Ender. He calls him names and thinks Ender was powerful because of the monitor which is now taken off. The other time Ender’s excellence is disliked by others is when he is tortured by Bernard and his gang. At the launch, when Ender’s excellence is appreciated by colonel Graff, it brings a life of torture for Ender by Bernard and his gang. “Kicking his bed every time they went in, jostling him with his meal tray.
Even though Montage kills Beatty, Beatty insults him so intensely that Montage is, in a way, forced to kill him. From this we can easily conclude that Beatty wants to die. Beatty is also obviously not totally against books. We see this from the quantity of quotes that are integrated into his everyday speech. This means that at some point in his life, Beatty was also questioning society just like Montage is now.