Essays on Guilt

The Tell-Tale Heart 
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If your like the rest of us humans, you must have felt so guilty about a situation that you had to divulge about what you did. Edgar Allan Poe, American writer and poet, illustrates in his story The Tell-Tale Heart, how an obsession can drive you to do things that you will only regret in the long run. He then portrays how one’s guilt can ultimately lead to a lack of consciousness therefore pressuring them into confession. Poe shows us…...
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The Bloody Hands Of Guilt: The Cause of Macbeth’s Downfall
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Every living person on this planet has been shadowed by the feeling of guilt and remorse once in their life. Whether this cause stems from something as minor as lying to someone, or something as major as being nearly single handedly responsible for the death of many, William Shakespeare understood this as a feeling all humans go through. Shakespeare implemented underlying messages in one of the world’s most famous tragedies, Macbeth, to help the audience understand many aspects of guilt,…...
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