He wants Calogero to finish school and make something of himself, and not to follow in his footsteps. Sonny feels like there’s always someone out there out to get him and never feels safe. He doesn’t want Calogero to have to go through the same thing. In the film Sonny murdered another person because of the fact that he took he took his parking spot. This haunting feeling he has throughout the film finally comes true in the final scene of the movie as the son of the father that was murdered earlier comes back for vengeance and kills Sonny.
He also protects his home by killing the suitors who tried to marry his wife as soon as he finished proving he was Odysseus by shooting his bow that no one else could shoot. Odysseus worked hard to get home because it is something that he valued. In book one, the reader learns that Odysseus would rather die than not be able to return home. This shows that Odysseus’s home is one of the most important things in his life. He prevailed through all of the struggles, such as being hungry, losing his men, and sailing through rough seas, because he would not let anything stop... ... middle of paper ... ...acteristics that make him unique.
Hamlet is the opposite of Claudius because he is concerned about is morality, and is very indecisive about acting upon what he says. This powerful contrast between the two is what makes Claudius and important foil to Hamlet. Laertes and Fortinbras are paired together because they both thirst for revenge upon Hamlet. Laertes’s father was killed by Hamlet, and Fortinbras’s father was murdered by Hamlet’s father; so they both want him dead. Both of the young men are very determined; Fortinbras is willing to start a war between both countries, and Laertes is willing to assassinate Hamlet; this is important to know because Hamlet in very inactive in that he waits a long time to try and exact revenge.
This contributes to the theme or themes of the play when they serve as the defining climax of the story. When the misconception is stopped Oedipus sees that you cannot escape or change your past, but you can still do great things even if you have been evil or immoral in your life. When Oedipus was born it was prophesied that he would kill his father and marry his mother. His father naturally feared this and told a shepard to take the boy out and kill him when he was still a child. The kind old shepard could not bring himself to kill a innocent little boy so he gave him to a passing messenger to take as his own.
He is the judge, jury and the executioner which invites the readers to feel the anger and righteousness of the character. It also makes the readers think whether the cleanly executed revenge murder is morally justified. Even though his son’s murderer admits his guilt and is sentenced for his crime, the character’s fixation on revenge identifies him with a dark side of the murderous revenge. The story concludes not only with two physical killings but the moral death of the character as well. The character was apt to take the law into his own hand to avenge and protect his family.
This leads me to my next topic, death. I instantly noticed Death from the beginning of the book. The Father expected his own death after the apocalypse because the survivors turned on each other and turned to cannibalism, rape, theft, and murd... ... middle of paper ... ...eps positive and stays fighting so he does not scare the boy or let him feel pain. The father only wants to do what is best for the son. Unlike the scavengers who survived by resorting to murder, thievery, and cannibalism, the father chose humanity, kindness, and empathy.
George knows that by killing Lennie, he will lose his best friend. However, George also knows that if he does not kill Lennie, Curley will torture Lennie to a slow and painful death. Because of this, George shoots Lennie in the back of the neck so he can die a quick and painless death. A friend of mine, Zack, also made sacrifices for his friend. Zack had a meeting in Washington D.C. to attend that would definitely have accelerated his career.
In other words, Laertes does not mind any obstacles that may come by, as long as he is getting revenge, that is all that matters. Eventually, King Claudius reveals to Laertes that Hamlet admits to the murder of his father. Claudius is doing this so Laertes can be the hands of his dirty work as he is unable to kill Hamlet himself. Upon finding out that his father was killed by Hamlet, Laertes now has an urge to kill Hamlet no matter what terms; he is desperately willing to kill Hamlet that he will do so in a church. “To cut his throat I’ the church” (4.1.128).
In the climax, they have a final duel in the saloon between Shane, Stark Wilson, and Fletcher. First, Shane shoots and kills Stark Wilson, but Fletcher from behind shoots Shane. The gunshot does not kill Shane, but merely injures him. Shane turns around, shoots and kills Fletcher. Shane makes up his mind and leaves without saying good bye to the Starrett family that he loves because he understands that as long as he is there, somebody will always come looking for him and that will put Joe and his family in jeopardy.
He has to redeem himself by proving that his birth was not a waste of effort. Amir always wants to be with Baba because he desperately needs the affection that only a father can give. Because of his mother’s death he always has to prove his worthiness to baba. “I think I have saratan I said.Cancer.Baba lifted his head from the pages flapping in the breeze. Told me that I could get the soda myself, all I had to do was look in the trunk of the car.”-Amir-P14.This quote is an example of how much he feels he needs to redeem himself for killing his mother because he has to make up he has a life threating disease just to get his fathers affection and still does not receive the care and love that a father should give.