However, his shipmates think the wind god has secretly given him gold and silver. They rip open the bag and release all the winds they need to complete their journey home. This shows temptation for the imaginary gold, and folly. They return to Aeolus, but he refusing to help someone so cursed by the Gods. Next they row to the land of the Laestrygonians, they seem kind and willing to help, but instead eat some of the men for dinner and sink many of their ships.
Roger tortured them until they finally gave in. Jack also punished Wilfred, one of his hunters, without any reason. This shows that Jack is leading a fascism type of leadership. As the savages hunt Ralph, they set the whole island on fire in order to trap him. They have obviously lost all sense of reason and are only intent on doing one thing, to kill Ralph.
Aggravated, Odysseus carefully planned a trap with the help of two loyal men and killed all the suitors. Odysseus is someone who would not be considered heroic today for he was disrespectful, cheated his wife, and killed many people. In the beginning of the Odyssey, Odysseus landed on the land of the Cyclopes. There he and his men met Polyphemus. Odysseus thought very low and rude about him.
Rainsford used a pit trap to get the dog, and he uses a knife trap to lacerate and kill Ivan. Now the readers are really in to the story asking themselves is Rainsford going to survive General Zaroff, or will General Zaroff kill Rainsford? To make the readers happy, Rainsford decided that “General Zaroff had never slept in a better bed.” That indicated that Rainsford had won the “most dangerous game” and killed General Zaroff. In Conclusion, the readers felt suspense when Rainsford fell off his boat, found general Zaroff’s home on Ship-Trap Island, and ironically beat General Zaroff in hunting. Those were all examples that proved that Richard Connell, Author of “The Most Dangerous Game” used suspense to develop his short story.
Everyone on the island was turning into complete savages, other then him. He knew he had to keep civilized; he had to know his boundaries. In chapter nine, in Lord of the Flies the character of Simon was brutally murdered by all boys in a dancing riot, but piggy (157). He knew it was wrong, he knew what was going on, while all the other boys were taken away in the moment, that they did not even notice that they where killing one of there own dear friends. He had the knowledge, the brains, to know not to be involved in that heart twisting murder.
Charley was climbing over dead bodies to get to the rebels. Charley was hiding behind his friends; unfortunately both of his friends get shot. Charley was standing in the middle of the hill jabbing people and screaming until he gets shot. Charley does survive from his wounds but dies later on during the book Narrative Structure: A major theme in Soldier's Heart is the horror of war, and how war changes a person. The author uses events that really happened in the Civil War to bring home the brutality of war--the building of a wall with dead bodies, young men shot in the stomach being left to die, horses being killed to feed starving men.
Pistols shots ring out in the barroom night Enter Patty Valentine from the upper hall She sees the bartender in a pool of blood Cries out "My God they killed them all" Here comes the story of the Hurricane The man the authorities came to blame For something that he never done Put him in a prison cell but one time he could-a been The champion of the world. Three bodies lying there does Patty see And another man named Bello moving around mysteriously "I didn't do it" he says and he throws up his hands "I was only robbing the register I hope you understand I saw them leaving" he says and he stops "One of us had better call up the cops" And so Patty calls the cops And they arrive on the scene with their red lights flashing In
Spill his blood!’ ” (187). Simon was in his thicket when he spotted the Lord of the Flies. As he was returning to the island, the boys saw Simon as they danced wildly, thought he was the beast and murdered him with their sharpened spears. Even Ralph had participated in this incident. Soon everyone decided to follow Jack as he had promised them meat and protection, but soon became a vicious leader.
The Baron kicks Candide out of the castle, to never see his ladylove again. He wanders the streets with hunger in his belly and no place to sleep for a long time. Two men pick Candide up and treat him to supper, and Candide is sure that life will get better. But unbeknownst to him, the two men are part of the Bulgar army and kidnap Candide. Candide is forced to serve in the Bulgar army in which great crimes are committed and murder is essential.
“He was a tall, thin and bony and his hair was red underneath a black cap. His face was crumpled and freckled and ugly without silliness.”(pg.16). this is the introduction for Jack the main antagonist in William Golding’s Lord of the Flies and also the main source into the destruction of the society on the island. As Jack slowly loses his humanity he harnesses fear, savagery and his militaristic mindset in order to spread his influence and eventually gain control over most of the boys on the island. From the beginning Jack had a way with instilling fear into those around him; this can be seen through the way the narrator introduces his group “The group of boy began to scatter from close lines [Jack] shouted at them choir!