And then she was still, for Lennie had broken her neck”(100). And so, she was dead. Well, this quote “I don't like curley. He ain't a nice fella” clearly means that Curley was rude and not nice to his wife. She did not have a lot of privileges like she couldn’t talk to anyone else but Curley because Curley would get mad.
It was the “impulses, desires, and feelings that a person is unaware of but that influence emotions and behavior” that were the driving force of the killing (1542). His disposal of the body shows premeditation, “They drove…Matt thinking now of the hole he and Willis had dug last Sunday: (109). He used a handkerchief to touch everything, and had a glove for when he touched the gun. He would also shut the car door with his hips. These fearful emotions he used to protect himself were much like the emotions he felt which caused to be overprotective of his son.
The act that Matt Fowler committed was murder and according the Ten Commandments given by God murder is an act one should never commit. Despite this commandment, many individuals might be able to justify their immoral act. Specifically in this story, Matt Fowler’s act of killing his son’s murderer is a perfect example of this. Furthermore Dubus perhaps seeks for emphasize this moral ambiguity by titling the story “Killings” instead of perhaps “Murders” or “Murderers.” In this story, Matt Fowler was described as a loving and protective father to all his children. He was described as a father who was always fearful, “He had always been a fearful father: when his children were young, at the start of each summer he thought of them drowning in a pond or the sea…” (Dubus 107).
Jack Salmon just wished he could have protected his daughter Susie from being murdered, but now all he could do was try to get his revenge. Jack’s life was slowly crumbling. First, his daughter was raped and murdered one day while walking home from school. Then all that followed after that was more bad news. There were investigations and questions but never any answers.
Sarty is constantly torn between his loyalty to his father and his own beliefs. This very scenario is captured in the opening scene of the book. Abner is on trial for burning down his neighbor’s barn and Sarty feels that this man, Mr. Harris, is his enemy. “Our enemy he thought in that despair; ourn! Mine and hisn both!
Huck is adopted by the Widow Douglass in an attempt to “sivilize” him. Huck constantly discards the ideas of obedience taught to him. Due to his childhood Huck chooses to fake his own death and run away from his father, Pap. This is the first major deceit that appears in the novel. As Huck escapes he leaves behind clues to mislead his father and community, “I took the axe and smashed in the door.
Also, he fought for the revenge for his wife that they killed to get to him. William Wallace is brave, courageous and loyal to the most heroic. Gilgamesh was just watching his friend getting beaten by Humbaba. Gilgamesh is a coward and scared. He almost took the monster bibe before he chopped off his head.
In order to keep him silent, Mr. Rooney orders his son, Connor Rooney, to murder Sullivan Sr.’s family. Now betrayed and left with nothing, save for his surviving son Sullivan Jr., Sullivan Sr. must now take revenge on the people he once served, but also keep his son safe from a psychotic, but effective hit man hired by Mr. Rooney. Sullivan Sr. and Sullivan Jr. learn many lessons about life, fatherhood, loyalty, and redemption as they make their journey on the road to Perdition. Hanks’ performance as Sullivan Sr. in the film Road to Perdition is phenomenal. He is terrifying as a loyal mafia enforcer who takes revenge on the mafia family he once served for so long.
This quote is a paradox because while reading this the reader can apprehend that the unintended meeting was not as bad as it should have been. The one thing that is keeping the true lovers apart is the family feud (Montague’s and the Capulet’s) that’s been going on for many years. But Romeo and Juliet don’t care and later on they go against their families and get married. Tybat (Juliet’s cousin) was killed and Juliet’s parents think that it was the reason she committed suicide. As soon as the nurse finds out that Tybalt is dead her reaction is very troubling and she doesn’t exactly know how to break it to Juliet so at the end result she says, “Tybalt is gone, and Romeo banished; Romeo that kill’d him, he is banished.” (3.2.69-70).
So the true causes of evil are her father trapping her and keeping her away from people and men so long that she literally ends up crazy. Her father was apparently a cruel old man who never wanted his daughter to find true love and move away from him. “None of the young men were quite good enough for Miss Emily and such.” (48) “So when she got to be thirty and was still single, we were not pleased exactly, but vindicated; even with insanity in the family she wouldn't have turned down all of her chances if they had really materialized.” (49, 50) These two quotes show that her father was a real evil man who never saw any man well enough for his daughter and by the time she was thirty she was still single and really did not have a clue what she had been through and that she