Essays Tagged: "Guilty Conscience"

The Downfall of Lady Macbeth

revealed through her aggressive attitude with her husband, her inhumane disregard for life, and her guilty conscience. Lady Macbeth is very assertive when dealing with her husband's hes ... ience is lead to believe that Lady Macbeth will never feel any guilt concerning the murder, but her guilty conscience is displayed near the end of the play. She begins to sleepwalk and relive the murd ...

(2 pages) 49 0 2.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Macbeth

Opinion on the death penalty

e in jail for life, as it would to put that same inmate to death. My third and final reason, is the guilty conscience that is placed on everyone involved: the jury who convicted the accused to death; ...

(4 pages) 355 0 3.7 Mar/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

A basic drama essay on The Crucible

s very worried and apprehensive, I would do this because it would make her seem like she has a very guilty conscience. I would make her seem worried by making her stammer when she's trying to explain ... she tries not to make eye contact with Parris. I would do this because it would make her seem very guilty and it makes it obvious to the audience that she is lying. An example of when I would do this ...

(2 pages) 29 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

"Medea" by Euripides.

des, Jason extends a helping hand to the dispossessed Medea. This kind gesture extends from Jason's guilty conscience over his engagement to the princess of Corinth. Through the abolition of guilt, fa ... any retribution she may seek to claim. Jason's justification is not without cause. His cause is his guilty conscience. Jason feels guilt for what he has done to Medea and feels that by offering previs ...

(4 pages) 131 0 4.6 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"A cold Day in Paradise" and "WInter on the Wolf Moon" by Alex McKnight.

evitably ends up in trouble with the law. In both novels, the protagonist, Alex McKnight displays a guilty conscience by over-indulging in investigations, which eventually casts suspicion on him until ... tions.In McKnight's efforts to find the truth, he sets out on a journey that allows him to ease his guilty conscience. Alex faces many decisions, some with satisfying results and some with tantalizing ...

(8 pages) 32 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Scarlet Letter: Desire of Freedom.

d to people whose lives have been filled with the guilt of sin. In order to live a life free from a guilty conscience, one must suffer from their sins and wear their own mark of shame. This mark serve ... ugh the use of irony, symbols, and imagery. Hawthorne explores how difficult it is to thrive with a guilty heart and an immense amount of confusion.Hawthorne used a capacious amount of symbols in The ...

(7 pages) 42 0 4.5 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Macbeth Reader Response, Act One

ls Duncan, except that Macbeth feels fear and anticipation instead of extreme hate. But I think his guilty conscience will overcome his sanity in the end. Furthermore I predict that lady Macbeth will ...

(1 pages) 21 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Macbeth

Explained Quote From Hamlet: "Thus conscience does make cowards of us all"

ing and really do make a lot of sense. I agree with this quote. I really do believe that a person's guilty conscience may cause them to have fear of doing what is right or of telling another person th ... es let them know when they are wrong and this guilt can lead the person to act in different ways. A guilty conscience is extremely difficult to deal with because no matter what you do or how you try t ...

(3 pages) 43 3 3.3 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Hamlet

Feature Article on Consumerism

in breathe out. You can do it, just walk away - but of course I couldn't and I, with a delightfully guilty conscience skipped into the boutique as my only New Years resolution crumpled in flames. I've ...

(5 pages) 57 1 4.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Analysis of the Character Claudius: The Misunderstood Antagonist

y burden! (III.i.49-53)This soliloquy by Claudius reveals he is not entirely evil by displaying his guilty conscience. Throughout the play, only one perspective is presented concerning Claudius. The G ... ot only seduces his brother's wife, but even murders his own brother and takes his crown. While his guilty conscience catches up to him toward the end, he is still not willing to give up the benefits ...

(4 pages) 22 0 3.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Hamlet

The Greater Guilt in "Macbeth"

Everybody is driven by guilty conscience in our life. Lady Macbeth and Macbeth feel guilty at different times and different ... act V, sene 5)Macbeth ." She should have died already."These quotes shows Lady Macbeth feels really guilty and upset about what she have done, that she can't get to sleep every night. And she finally ... can't get to sleep every night. And she finally died because of that.Lady macbeth and Macbeth feel guilty at different time and different ways. Macbeth regrets the murder of Duncan as soon as he kill ...

(2 pages) 735 0 0.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Macbeth

Symbolism

t meaning and mood. Edger Allen Poe uses symbolism throughout many of his poems and short stories.A guilty conscience can drive a man insane. In Poe's poem, "The Raven," symbolism is used. Throughout ... inder of his loved one Lenore. It is inferred that this man killed Lenore, and has to deal with his guilty conscience. This bird symbolizes the man's guilty conscience.Poe uses symbolism within his sh ...

(2 pages) 20 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Hallucinations in Macbeth

acbeth will make sure the Banquo’s son will not be king, and how Macbeth will stay in power. A guilty conscience leads to many hallucinations and visions in this play. Once murder was committed t ... y a hallucination or vision, and many problems preceding them. The three most important showings of guilty conscience were the dagger, Banquo’s ghost, and sleepwalking of Lady Macbeth. They play ...

(5 pages) 12 0 5.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Macbeth

Macbeth: The Price for a Conscience

one in order to assume the throne. Evil deeds have repercussions on a person's conscience, and this guilty conscience ultimately leads to their downfall.Throughout the play, Macbeth commits several ma ...

(4 pages) 127 1 5.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Macbeth

Eminem guilty conscience analy

"Guilty Conscience" Analysis: The first part of the song is about Eddie who is a twenty-three year ol ...

(3 pages) 534 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Huckleberry finn internal conf

first instance where Huck truly demonstrates his concern is when Jim confesses that he has runaway. Guilty conscience and all, Huck promises to reveal the secret to no one. He sympathizes with the sit ...

(3 pages) 10 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

The Hiding Place

cipal characters participation in the first scaffold scene, Hester's public atonement, Dimmesdale's guilty silence, and the foundation for Chillingworth's evil plot against Hester's lover. The second ... r "A"-marked out in lines of dull red light"(150). One has seen Dimmesdale attempt to deal with his guilty conscience however here one travels deep into his unconscious mind. In his saintly torment, h ...

(1 pages) 421 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

The Hiding Place

cipal characters participation in the first scaffold scene, Hester's public atonement, Dimmesdale's guilty silence, and the foundation for Chillingworth's evil plot against Hester's lover. The second ... r "A"-marked out in lines of dull red light"(150). One has seen Dimmesdale attempt to deal with his guilty conscience however here one travels deep into his unconscious mind. In his saintly torment, h ...

(1 pages) 371 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

The Hiding Place

cipal characters participation in the first scaffold scene, Hester's public atonement, Dimmesdale's guilty silence, and the foundation for Chillingworth's evil plot against Hester's lover. The second ... r "A"-marked out in lines of dull red light"(150). One has seen Dimmesdale attempt to deal with his guilty conscience however here one travels deep into his unconscious mind. In his saintly torment, h ...

(1 pages) 417 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Dante's Inferno

Comedy or Guilty Conscience Dante Alighieri wrote The Divine Comedy after he was exiled from Florence ... d hell and its inhabitants. The passage also shows that Dante does have a fear of hell exposing his guilty conscience about the wrongs he has done in his life. Dante ranked himself with Virgil ... When Dante was writing The Divine Comedy Inferno it is clear that he was depressed and feeling guilty about his own wrong doings. Dante wrote in Canto III 9 "Abandon every hope, who enters here" ...

(3 pages) 26 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature