Beowulf and his soldiers spend the night in King Hrothgars Mead Hall. After they fell asleep, Grendel enters the hall fast but quiet and devours one of Beowulf's men. one thing grendel did not touch was the throne of Hrothgar, because it is protected by the almighty God. Beowulf, awakens from his sleep leaps up and grabs Grendel's arm in a wrestling hold, and the two battle until it seems as though the hall might fall down due to their fighting. Beowulf's men draw their weapons and rush to his help their comrade in combat, but their weapons do not hurt the vicious Grendel because he has put a charm on all human weapons.
In “The Cask of Amontillado,” the narrator’s anger is fueled by the “thousand injuries” and insults inflicted on him by his supposed friend Fortunato. His anger causes him not to just kill Fortunato, but to lock him in a niche in the catacombs of his home, which is a much slower death. The actions of the narrators make it evident that they seemed to lack self-control and let their anger consume them to the point of murder. Another
The movie opens with a murder of a man by a local mafia boss SUNNY. The young boy who in known as Calogero who witness everything while he was sitting in front of his house. When his father hears the gun shot he took his son upstairs. While he was asking his son if he is ok Police knock on their door and ask Calogero to identify the criminal. Although he knew that Sunny did it, but he refuse to tell the police.
Andy is an example of attitudinal irony. When entering the prison, Red bets that Andy will be the first to cry (Darabont 1994). But as time passes, the other prisoners view Andy as cold as he refuses to speak to anyone for the first few months; they take this as a sign that he did indeed kill his wife and her lover (Darabont 1994). As time passes, the other inmates come to discover that Andy is innocent. Warden Samuel Norton is also a prime example of ironic characters.
It is in a residential area about three blocks from a middle school and a public library. The information you have at this time is that the subject is a 42-year-old male who is holed up in his house with his wife, son, and a family friend. He has murdered his next-door neighbor and is threatening to kill those in the house if his demands are not met. One of his demands is for immunity from the murder charge if he surrenders without harming any of the people in the house. His other demands are a case of beer and some fast food soon.
He explains that he has been haunting the inn across the street since no one visits the museum at midnight, trying to get someone to give his body a proper burial so he can be at peace.The protagonist quickly laughs at him, and explains that the remains across the street are simply a plaster cast, and the real remains are in Albany. The giant ghost leaves in embarrassment and asks the speaker not to tell anyone about his foolish mistake. There protagonist of the story is static, which adds to the humor of the story. He experiences a haunting and comes face to face with a ghost, yet as soon as he realizes it is a ghost he asks him to sit down and chat. He shows almost no change in disposition other than calming down from his heightened state of fear, which is ironically after he realizes it is in fact a ghost in his midst.
Poe uses different flows of time: fast and slow. On the eighth day, the narrator tries to kill the old man because he hates the old man’s evil eye. The process of killing the old man is very precise and the narrator moves very slowly, taking an hour to open the door until he kills the old man. The narrator demonstrates time moving slowly when he states, “For a whole hour I did not hear him lie down” (Poe 2). This quote suggests how the author can make readers feel nervous, and make them curious of what will happen, so time creates suspense in the story.
One gloomy night on the streets of England, Alex, Dim, Pete, and Georgie decide to sneak in to a rich old womans house. But little does Alex know his so called “loyal droogs” have set him up. As he is running out of the house with stolen goods in hand, he is beaten by one of his own men as the police pull up to catch him lying helpless in front of the house and in the background hearing the poor old woman inside beaten and screaming. Alex was originally arrested for breaking and entering but soon after arriving to the prison was informed that the old woman he had beaten died of her injuries. He has already served two years of his grueling sentence when he first heard about Ludovico’s technique.
There is a lot of shooting against an apartment. It turns out that the “man” that the cops thought they were shooting at was actually just a dog in a window. In the end the narrator also finds out that the cops have shot a young boy who was watching television. He thinks to himself that he would wish that the community would stick together in order to prevent something like this from happening, but in the end he doesn’t even tell anyone about the child. The main character is the narrator.
He insists that he is not a madman for he carried out his scheme artfully like a criminal mastermind. He admits to spying on the man every night and then pretending as though everything is normal during the day for an entire week before deciding that it’s time to execute his plan. However, on the eighth night, the old man wakes up and cries out in terror when he senses a foreign presence in his bedroom. The narrator patiently stalks him like a predator preparing to pounce. Although the narrator can sympathise with the blood-curdling fear that the old man felt, he experiences some sort of sadistic pleasure in observing the man.