Sherzod Rahmatullayev 03.06.2015 The Quote “ the truth is often unpopular “ by Adlai Stevenson means that many people like to lie to the others, it is easier to lie because truth can hurt the people. In case like tragic news people would like to lie because they do not want to hurt other people with this kind of news. Two works of literature that support the quote are “ the cask of amontillado “ by Edgar Allan Poe and “ the tiger’s heart “ by Jim Kjelgaard.
The cask of amontillado by Edgar Allan Poe is about Two characters Montresson and Fortunato, Montresson wants to get his revenge because he had been insulted by Fortunato. One example of lying in the story would be when Montressor smiles and talks nicely to Fortunato but inside he wants to get revenge. It is through the author’s use of foreshadowing that Montresson kills Fortunato in a damp vault. Montressor finds Fortunato’s weaknesses to use that against him. Montressor lies to Montressor to manipulate him. Montressor uses vine to make Fortunato more drunk, it foreshadows me that Montresson wants to kill him immediately so Fortunato would not know about his plans. This Novel supports the quote because it tells how characters lies to the other character untill the day that he would get revenge.
The tiger’s heart by Jim Kjelgaard is about person who lives in a dangerous village and the only person who has a gun in there and his name is Pepe Garcia . One example of lying in the story is when Pepe kill the tiger with machete but he does not want other people to know about it. Furthermore, by pulling out machete from tiger and shoot to wound to show that he killed a tiger with gun. It is through the author’s use of conflict that Pepe wants to hide a truth because if people from the village would know tiger died by gun then they would not ask help for next time. So Pepe shoot to wound to how he killed the tiger because he afraid to ...
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