Minerva's father did something to enrage her. He cheated on her mother. When she found out she got very mad and I think she might have taken it out on Trujillo a little bit. However Minerva finally does accept what happened as irreversible. She tells her father "I know the clouds have already rained" as if to say that it happened and there's nothing anyone can do.
Through the novel, Golding demonstrates that rules are essential to keep people from becoming savage and to maintain order in society. Although some might still defend civilization and follow their morals without concrete rules, the majority, that have returned to their savage instincts, eventually annihilates them. A character that becomes savage with the absence of rules is Roger. The reader learns about his malicious nature early in the novel, when he throws stones at Henry. Although he wants to hit him, he always aims to miss because he still has vivid memories of “the protection of parents and school and policemen and the law” and he feels that there might be consequences for such actions (62).
“The only way to avoid regret is to live haphazardly, love unapologetically and to risk responsibility” (Darren Bocksnick). This quote relates to the novel “Martyn Pig” by Kevin Brooks. A young boy Martyn accidentally kills his drunken father and risk telling and turning to his friend/lover Alex for help thinking he can trust her. Even thought at the end, she takes his money and moves away to pursue her career in acting leaving Martyn stuck. Martyn relates to the quote above making careless decisions after the death of his father.
How will you restate your ideas/position in short form? People absolutely behave poorly when given any type of power. Macbeth received his motivation for the power in killing people, the falcon in the Second Coming was powerful when he flew away and Rafael Trujillo was a dictator that demanded to be seen as God.
This could be because Amir is a coward or because he sees Hassan as merely a servant. Nonetheless, he deceives a great friend. In addition to not helping Hassan during the rape, Amir also frames Hassan later on in the story by “lift[ing] Hassan’s mattress and placing [his] new watch and a handful of Afghani bills under it” (Hosseini, Page 110). He does this because he wants to get rid of Hassan and, ultimately, the feelings of guilt that he brings with him. However, in doing so, he is deceiving someone who, under the same circumstances, would never do anything so hurtful.
Colonel Jessep is then convicted of the murder of Santiago, although he never understands his responsibility for the crime committed. Similar to the movie, Milgram’s The Perils of Obedience discusses the same issues of obedience to authority and how far people will go in pleasing their authority figure even if it means ignoring their own beliefs and morals. Milgram observes through a personal experiment that people will go to extreme measures to please
Unfortunately Judge Turpin makes it almost impossible for Anthony to save his beauty. The chronological plotlines occasionally intersect, and when they do, Anthony is unaware of the actual situation. The beauty he was trying to rescue is Sweeney Todd’s daughter. When the plotlines first intersect they come up with an idea that seems like it’ll appease the desires of them both. Anthony’s desire was to rescue Joanna, and take her back to the barber shop which also helps Sweeney Todd in his desire of freeing his daughter, and murdering anyone involved in destroying his family’s life.
It is their job to make sure they’re kid is under good influence. Twain satirizes that and blames it as a reason of corrupt children. It is the same way as a lawyer has a job to be against the lying of others in court, but they themselves lie. 3. Bad Habits of Huck “ I had stopped cussing because the widow didn’t like it, but now I took it up again because Pap had no objections” (24).
The story Marriage is a Private Affair by Chinua Achebe has a villain named Okeke. His stolid look on things made it hard for him to keep an amicable relationship with his son. Harrison Bergeron’s, by Kurt Vonnegut Jr., villain would be The H-G men. They go to extreme actions to provide equality. The Judges in The Pit and the Pendulum by Edgar Allan Poe are considered villains because of how they torture innocent civilians.
When Lennie tells to Crooks of the dream farm, Crooks also becomes fond of the idea and tells Lennie hesitantly “If you… guys would want a hand to work for nothing- just his keep, why I’d come an’ lend a hand I ain’t so crippled..” soon after the reader becomes aware of Crooks’ dream it is crushed by Curley’s Wife who threatens to have Crooks’ fired and even killed because of his race. Curley’s Wife is another interesting character. She originally dreamt of becoming an actor and was close until her agent let her down. With her dreams crushed, she marries Curly for an escape and for security. Though Curley’s Wife’s reality didn’t turn out the way she had originally planned, she