wanted to get revenge on Elizabeth Proctor. Abigail disliked Elizabeth because john Proctor wouldn’t end his marriage and be with Abigail. So after being rejected, Abigail spread lies about Elizabeth. She falsely claimed that Elizabeth was a witch and that she cursed people. This was Abigail’s way of getting revenge on both Mr. and Mrs. Proctor. Hamlet, written by William Shakespeare is another good literary example of revenge. Young Fortinbras, Laertes, and Hamlet were all looking to avenge the deaths of their fathers. Every one of the three eldest sons had one thing in common, they all wanted revenge for a slaughtered father. In The Bible, 2 Samuel 3:27 Abner kills Joab's brother. Joab kills Abner deceitfully behind David's back by stabbing him in the stomach. David puts all blame on Joab.
In “Revenge and the People Who Seek It” written by Michael Price explains that revenge can back fire or it could work out. “Eye for an Eye” doesn’t always work out. Wanting to get revenge prevents you from moving on with your life causing you to remain unhappy. Revenge doesn’t always make you feel better. In “Liberties; Revenge, Served Hot” revenge is never ending. Some people want to get revenge but don’t want to make a person’s life miserable or do something harmful. They just want to teach that person a lesson. In “Dinkins Opposes Revenge” Eye for an Eye and a tooth for a tooth aren’t always the best way to go. Not every situation should end with violence or revenge. This document talks about how easy it is to resort to violence instead of stepping back and staying calm and talking it out.
In Moby Dick Ahab wants to get revenge on Moby Dick. He claims that a sperm whale (Moby Dick) took his leg. Ahab thinks that by killing Moby Dick he will feel better about himself. Ahab’s mindset is; you took my leg so im going to take your life. Ahab wants Moby
Dick dead, and to get revenge he is willing to risk his life and the lives of his crew. Revenge made Ahab a selfish...