In edition these authors use characters, particularly Jack and Macbeth, as examples of man’s self-corruption by letting our natural greedy self-centred self’s come through. Through their works it is shown, likewise their belief that if everybody revealed their true natures, the world would tear itself apart by the unconscious want for power that man will stop at nothing to get. Nevertheless in this game of survival, dishonorable tactics are used to climb the ladder swiftly with the deep craving of attaining the pinnacle of power. On the other hand, and perhaps more importantly evil is also revealed by the telling actions of the characters. In Lord of the Flies, Ralph, the nobler of the two leaders on the island, has the conch, which symbolizes power.
The narrator discovered Tyler was a figment of his imagination and he wanted to stop him. The narrator wanted to get rid of Tyler, end Project Mayhem, and all of the Fight Clubs. Tyler did not want to leave and this conflict was resolved with the narrator shooting himself and killing Tyler. Another conflict in the story was between Marla, Tyler and the narrator. The narrator was secretly jealous of the relationship between Marla and Tyler.
In reality, it is the opposite with life and death on the line due to unnecessary slaughter between human beings because they cannot solve their own conflicts. This devastating topic is told by Joseph Boyden’s novel "Three Day Road" by two different protagonists sharing their own adventures and their conflicts. The protagonist Xavier and antagonist Elijah experience bloody warfare ability to cause havoc. They begin to understand that bloody warfare can make them physically and mentally draining over time because how it changes a person personality making them corrupt with intent to become a windigo themselves like Elijah did, striving to kill another human being as their only goal for survival. As humans, Joseph Boyden is reflecting that if the readers were Xavier or Elijah themselves place in that unstable environment filled with diseases and distraught.
In which, both had a negative impact and both contributed to the tragic hero’s downfall. A negative experience would be the killing of Duncan. This filled Macbeth will a lot of guilt and the courage to perform murder again making him become more ruthless and violent. A positive experience would be Macbeth becoming king, this was something that he always desired. Instead of satisfying Macbeth’s power lust, this only made him paranoid that this power, that was not rightfully his, would be stipped away from him.
This whole film is about collisions: collisions of characters and collisions of trends, philosophies and ideas. It is unavoidable that characters are going to reach, or even surpass, their limits to achieve their goals, which according to them are right. Of course, the consequences are that they going to act morally against some values, not only of the others but also against themselves! Lying, pretending or even hiding are all forms of being wronged towards someone else. Being wronged is always immoral if the character doesn’t admit it.
His second flaw completely opposite from the first, was acting on impulse out of passion making him kill the wrong man, Polonius. Hamlet’s acting out of passion and anger not only killed the wrong man but it was also Ophelia’s father, causing her to commit suicide. Hamlet was a hero trying to do the right thing, but his tragic flaws turn everything around when everyone including himself dies . One of Hamlet’s flaws is that he over thinks things a lot and it is first shown the most at the prayer scene with Claudius. Once Hamlet sees how Claudius reacts to the play he knows that Claudius killed his father and that the ghost was right, he has a chance to kill him and doesn’t take it .
He joined the conspirators to kill Julius Caesar, didn’t listen the people that tried to help him out, and switched his mind more than he should have. Together all of these things led to Brutus’s downfall and eventually his death. The plot that the conspirators had planned did not work and when they had to flee for their live, the terrible decision became more real to Brutus. Brutus listened to Cassius’s evil ways of talking him into joining the conspirators, then did not listen to his advice that was suppose to help him, Brutus, be successful. Cassius deceived Brutus and convinced Brutus that Caesar was no good and useless to Rome, but was really a lie to make sure Caesar never got crowned.
Oedipus was appalled that the citizens of Thebes had not done this already. Oedipus begged and pleaded that if any of the citizens knew anything about the murder to come forward. That if the people helped him that he would not cause them harm, even if that person were even the guilty party, he would just exile them so that Thebes could prosper. Oedipus calls for the prophet only to learn that he was the one that murdered the king. Oedipus was beside himself with grief, the one thing he had tried to prevent his entire adult life had come true without his knowledge.
His “agitation and anguish were extreme during the whole trial”(Shelley 69) of Justine’s because his guilt from his Superego increased with the death of his brother William. When any death occurred after that Victor proceeded to suppress his Superego to make himself feel better about all the wrongs he had committed through his rash-Id influenced actions. Victor tried “to forget the world, his fears, and more than all himself” (Shelley 79) altogether and move on from his past. Yet he could not forget the past as he had a shadow that would not let him move on to the future. Only a new action could fix the wrong actions he had made in the past, however, Victor does not want to take the steps to fix his wrong actions.
Block the Merchant signifies a citizen who is enslaved to human institutions and causes his own self-destruction because he is attached to ideals designed to fail. He is overly conscious about his position in society and interactions with Josef K. because he establishes his opinion on artificial human values. When Josef K. asks him about his past with lawyers, he replies, “I’ll confide in part, bu... ... middle of paper ... ... thrive in the totalitarian driven society, like the executors, give up all instincts that would allow them to thrive in competitive, naturally selective reality and screams, “Like a dog!...as if the shame of it should outlive him” (Kafka Ch. 10). People’s perspectives and influences on an individual are more important than how an individual lives their lives, and that was Josef K.’s weakness in this totalitarian and bureaucratic environment.