But, later she becomes desirous and in order to take King Duncan’s place he murders him. This was the turning point for him and he became a killing machine. Lady Macbeth started as a character of darkness; she yearned for power and did not want to express any emotion. Later on she became guilty and started sleep walking and she committed suicide. In the beginning of the play all of the murderers were committed with a sense of darkness.
Marriage, it can be a blessing or a curse. In Susan Glaspell's Play Trifles, Mr.Wright is found dead in his house and his wife is going to jail for murder, but two women in the play find out what has really happened secretly while their husbands have no idea what had actually happened. Most readers would agree that Mrs. Wright murdered her husband just because he murdered her bird. Although she really murdered him because he neglected to pay attention to her which led her to feel isolated, emotional abuse which has led her to feel depressed, and finally he killed her only last chance at hope, the bird. This is important because it shows how Mr. Wright treated his wife which he is supposed to love, very terribly which led her to kill him.
In The Crucible, Arthur Miller shows that the tragedy of the Salem Witch Trials stems from human failings, particularly the need for vengeance, greed, and fear. Abigail Williams is an example of all three. Her fear prompts her to first accuse random women, her need for vengeance directs her toward Elizabeth, and her greed for power affects the lives of everyone around her. Individual flaws, when acted on collectively, inevitably cause the downfall of Salem.
All of these problems are shown in a person who is mentally ill. Macbeth hears his prophecy from three witches which starts his mental illness, along with Lady Macbeth pressuring him to kill the king. After Macbeth kills the king, things start to get out of hand; Macbeth gets over ambitious and wants to kill more people, whatever it takes. Lady Macbeth asks for her womanhood to be taken so that she will not feel guilty, but ends up feeling more guilty than ever. Subsequently, she kills herself to escape the guilt, and causes her husband great pain. These tragic examples and many others show that mental illness is a societal issue, and it is shown throughout the story of Macbeth.
After Victor rejects the monster, he meets a family that brings out his sensitive side. When these people reject him, the creature destroys everything in sight. "I was like a wild beast that had broken the toils, destroying the objects that obstructed me and ranging through the wood with a staglike swiftness"(121). The innocent Justine is accused of a murder, committed by the creature, and dies, therefore increasing Victor's feelings of guilt and his need for revenge. Victor makes it his mission to destroy the monster, who has been ruining his life.
In every quest story there is a herald that calls the quest hero to “spring” into action. Tom Chaney kills her father. This turns into Matties herald. She wants revenge on Tom Chaney and to see him killed by her own hands or hanged in Fort Smith. She tells Rooster,‘“I want him to know he is being punished for killing my father”’(65) because she fears that Tom Chaney is only going to be punished for killing a senator in a different state.
The speaker grabbed his woman’s hair, and wrapped it around her neck three times, and strangled her to death! “I found a thing to do, and all her hair in one long yellow string I wound three times her little throat around, and strangled her” (Lines 37-41). In addition, the speakers from Lover, and Duchess, both have mental disorders. Because both of the speakers killed their lovers, it is pretty obvious that they must have been me... ... middle of paper ... ... her! As for the other speaker, the speaker of Lover, he just randomly decides to kill his girl.
Kemper then cut off her head and raped his mother’s body. Soon after, he used her head as a dartboard and tossed her vocal chords into the garbage disposal. Kemper later said “That seemed appropriate…” because of how his mother had yelled and screamed at him throughout his life. After killing his mom and hiding what was left of her body, Kemper invited his mother’s good friend over. He proceeded to strangle, kill and hide her corpse
Sweet revenge!!! Casey dumped him for Steve, although Stu claims he dumped her. Billy killed several people with admirable motives. He killed Maureen Prescott because she was having an affair with his father, which caused his mother to leave the family. Billy also killed Tatum with good reason.
When Alex kills the old women, he does so because she is attacking him and he wants to escape, but Alex hit her too hard causing her to die later in the hospital (Burgess 47). F. Alexander’s wife dies because of the trauma from the attack Alex committed. For both examples Alex does not plan for or even have death in his mind at all. On the other hand, Iago has a premeditated plan to cause death of various characters in the play. Through the scheme Iago created he fully intended to cause the death of Desdemona.