The point of this essay is to show you how the two stories compare but are also different from each other. There really is not a lot to compare about them just the fact that the narrator is killing people he loves that have not done anything to him. Its like is bothered by their presence, and has no clue what he is losing. The first story I read was “The Black Cat.” This story to me seemed a little odd, because not only did the narrator and his wife own a lot of pets, they owned pets that live in the zoo, or in places other than houses. One of his favorite animals was a black cat named Pluto.
The mad man killed the old man and then cut him up and put him under the floorboards of the house. In 'The Tell Tale Heart' the main character remains nameless, genderless, and ageless, he thinks that he has done the right thing by killing the old man and that he got rid of the 'evil eye'. The main character is very confident about what he has done and think that he had a very good reason for killing the old man which was, he didn't like the way his eyes looked and because he thought that the one eye was evil. We can see evidence of that in lines 10 - 14 where he says: 'I think it was his eye! Yes, it was this!
This makes villagers seems foolish and would rather accept what has happened than prevent it from happening again. Lovecraft implements dark mood a second time when “little Atal… [sees] all the cats of Ulthar...in a circle around the cottage…as if in performance,” (2) as if performing some kind of odd ritual. This is followed by “and though they feared [the old couple], they preferred not to chide the old cotter”. (2) This is yet another proof that the villagers let their fears get in the way of doing what is right, and as a result of this inaction, pitiful Menes loses his beloved pet kitten. Another point supporting this is made through foreshadowing, when it is stated that, after the disappearance of all the cats in the village, “every cat was back at his accustomed hearth”.
It’s the kind of dream that wakes you try and stay awake after, because you know it’s waiting there for you behind your closed eyelids. (McNamee 11) This quote illustrates that Duncan is uncomfortable with what happened. The nightmares of the drowning girl keeps coming back to him because he did not save her. Just like Duncan, in The Penance, Octavia feels uncomfortable because of what he has done. He killed the three children’s cat because Octavia thought the cat was eating the chickens.
George stated at the beginning that Lennie always gets into troubles. “You do bad things and I go to get you out,” (Steinbeck, 11). When Lennie held Curley's wife tighter and tighter we all knew whats going to happen because first he killed a mouse and he thought he will not do the same thing with a puppy. John Steinbeck used his creativity use of foreshadowing to make the book more enjoyable to read. Lennie seems to be very strong, but in reality he is the weakest character in the novel “Of Mice And Men”, because of the lack of his mentality ability and the missing characteristic to think for himself and make his own decisions.
Unfortunately, he does not see that this feud only harms his kin. He causes the families’ fight to escalate, and modifies the story so much that it ultimately leads to many of the characters’ deaths. Tybalt tries everything to hurl the city of Verona into a civil war. Instead of accepting the peace between the houses that old Capulet tries to create, Tybalt can’t accept that Romeo and other Montagues gatecrashed the party of the Capulets. Tybalt tells his servant “Now, by the stock and honor of my kin, to strike him dead I hold not a sin.” (P. 55 lines 66-67) Although Romeo never harmed Tybalt, he still wants to kill Romeo because he showed up at his party because Tybalt uses Romeo as a scapegoat for all the Montagues.
On Christmas the boss brought a gallon of whisky and told the ranchmen to drink. So the ranchmen also let Crooks come in just to pick a fight with him because he is a man of colour. This affects his loneliness because he can’t fight back with his crooked back. In conclusion, Crooks is lonely because he is a man of colour and back then racism was everywhere. In the Novel “Of Mice and Men” by John Steinbeck, you will find that everyone has a bit of loneliness in them, even if it is a little.
She finds him a coward because he fails to follow the murder plan and does not leave two daggers with Duncan’s sleeping guards so as to blame them for the murder. By boldly doing the act herself and going back to the murder scene to smear blood on the guards, Lady Macbeth proves ambitious and ruthless while Macbeth appears yet still contemplative and somewhat humane. After Macbeth says “I am afraid to think what I have done./ Look on it again I dare not..” [2.1.63] Macbeth scrutinizes him and tells him “‘tis the eyes of childhood/ That fears a painted devil,” [2.1.66] which ultimately shows Macbeth’s moral compass falling into the hands of his wife who proves the stronger
As an adult he has found to cope with the psychological past that he has experienced. He lets fame and fortunes rule his life to forget about his inner most difficulties. Batman takes his fear of bats, the guilt of his parents’ death, and his double personality as something that he feels secretly rules his life. As a child Bruce Wayne fell into a well where bats attacked him which explains his phobia of bats. This terrifying experience haunts him but ironically he portrays himself as a bat.
Has he treated the cat badly in the past? Does the cat know that he is capable of inflicting? The cat seems scared of the boy perhaps he has abused the cat in the past and it has run away. Or maybe the cat senses the boy is evil. The boy shows violence “I pour the goldfish down the bog.