His willingness to slaughter the man for so weak a reason is frightening though. It helps to show how twisted Chillingworth truly is. During the end of the novel though, Dimmesdale thwarts Chillingworth’s revenge plot by telling the Puritan community how he had an affair with Hester. This act absolutely ruins Chillingworth because he no longer possesses the power over Dimmesdale. All the horrible acts he had done in the past were undone, because Dimmesdale "Hast escaped me!"(228).
The loss of innocence has progressed so far that Josh immediately starts beating Lightener to a bloody pulp, and if that isn’t bad enough, Josh proceeds to tie him up and take him to a cliff to push him off of it. His buddies convince him not to, so he leaves him there to die. This scene depicts the true loss of innocence that has occurred throughout the novel. Josh went from an on edge kid who wanted to hear back from his father to a ragingly angered teen who wanted to kill the one person who could give him any news about his father. These are things we might not have picked up on simply
The Coward Oedipus Is “A coward is much more exposed to quarrels than a man of spirit”. This quote by Thomas Jefferson portrays Oedipus because throughout ‘Oedipus Rex’ he quarrels with everybody about he truth and becomes blind to it. By blinding himself Oedipus becomes a coward because he doesn’t want to face his crimes. It all started when Oedipus hears a dreadful prophecy that he will murder his father and sleep with his mother. He leaves Corinth and travels to Thebes, and on the way he unknowingly kills his father during a quarrel.
In this instance, fate is looked upon as being cruel towards mankind. It seems as though fate took the liberty to destroy life where ever it saw fit. “Fate swept him away because of his proud need to provoke a feud with the Frisians.”(85) Fate also causes death to keep people out of misery. For example, “Fate swept [them] far way sent [his] whole brave high-born clan to their final doom.” Fate made it so that neither Beowulf nor his army would be able to fight in battle ever again. Many were saddened by this event, but they understood that fate is the reason why things happened in this
The authorities disgusted with his actions announce that it was a failure of communication ' and shot him to death . After his death , Dragline immortalized Luke by telling his legend and his blissful escapes to the other prisoners Luke becoming an embodiment of the prisoner 's rebellious desires If Luke had decided to return , then he would be defeated and become like the other prisoners who would need to conform to the authority in to stay alive . However , his non-conformity led to the continuation of Luke the hero and to an ultimate , personal freedom . Luke 's death supports the thought or concept that an individual will not be able to win against the system and clearly shows the violation ' of the human spirit
As suddenly as Clarisse entered Montag’s life, she quickly exited. Her death itself was an example of the things she talked about, how fast people really go in this society. Her death emphasizes all that is wrong with Montag's conformist society. Bradbury uses her to show the inhumanity of the society in his novel to the reader. Her death prompted him to get serious about the things that were wrong with his world, for him to go ahead and steal books from the fires, and read them openly.
“[…] Ralph wept for the end of innocence, the darkness of man’s heart, and the fall through the air of the true wise friend called Piggy” (182). This quote shows that Ralph has realized that he will never be the dame since he lost his innocence and learned that evil is in all human beings. In Golding’s Lord of the Flies a group of boys gets crashed onto an island and struggles to survive. Ralph is entitled leader, but the Jack disagrees and decides to run his own group. The boys start to fight and have mini war.
He is baffled by Mr. Chiu’s remarks, “If only I could kill all the bastards,” and thinks to himself how “ugly” his professor looks. (Jin 185) This is a clear sign that all the morals and principals are now gone in the character. Having refused on principle to sign a false confession, he has been consumed by sickness and negativity that he has no qualms about what he just did, but is still aware of what is going to happen. This is his way of punishing the province and the police that falsely accused him of sabotage, but ironically ended up creating a bigger demon that anyone could have
In Shakespeare’s Macbeth, the main character initially demonstrates qualities of being a tragic hero, but by conclusion of the play his deceitfulness and his overwhelming gullibility lead him to be portrayed as a criminal. Macbeth has serious issues with power, greed, and even his own self- esteem and self- conscious. He knows when he kills Duncan and Banquo that it is the wrong thing to do but he still does it anyways. He also becomes obsessed with idea of power and becomes more power hungry as each day passes. He has become an unstoppable killing machine who believes he is invincible once the three witches reveal their prophecies and their apparitions to Macbeth.
Beatty does this because he knows that once Montage kills him he is going to also have to kill the rest of the firemen and then flee, making this Montage’s point of no return. Beatty does not only sacrifices himself for Montage, but also for the rest of society because he knows that the whole of society will eventually benefit from what Montage is about to do. So in the end Beatty's self-destruction leads to Montage finally breaking free from society and begin to act forcefully against it without any way of turning