Love is a strange thing. It is strong, free, and blind. With it come many pleasures. However, what often occurs after love is the antithesis of love. Once love is lost in a person, a barrage of feelings inhabits that person. One of the darkest, strongest, most eminent emotions that occur in a person is the feeling of revenge. The Crucible and The Scarlet Letter are both classic and dated stories that are mostly
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Since both of these incidents of violence were the spawn of revenge, we can say that revenge is more than just an angry feeling . Revenge is a deadly feeling. Revenge is the vile product of love gone awry, and both Roger Chillingsworth from The Scarlet Letter and Abigail Williams from The Crucible were both afflicted by it. Once possessed by this dark emotion, they acted with maliciousness and with utter disregard for human life.