Dr. Kemp had alerted the police about his whereabouts when Griffin and he were having a conversation. Griffin was filled with anger and hatred towards Dr. Kemp because he had shared his plans with him believing him to be a friend. Due to this betrayal, Griffin wanted to kill him. He invaded Dr. Kemp’s home to kill him but he escaped and fled. Griffin chased him and during the chase, Dr. Kemp happened to meet a group of people and shouted for help and asked them to save him from the invisible man. By that time, the stories of the invisible man had spread across the country and as soon as the invisible man i.e Griffin attacked Dr. Kemp, the mob afflicted wounds on him by their shovels. The mob beat him up, although they couldn’t see him and stopped only when he cried for mercy. As he breathed his last, the invisible man’s corpse became visible.
At the end of the novel, “ The Invisible Man”, the reader feels relieved that the life of the villainous ‘Invisible Man’ who wanted to terrorize the human beings has come to an end. The reader feels relieved that at last ‘ the invisible man’ is punished for the crimes that he has committed since he became invisible. But, the reader also feels a sense of sadness and sympathy for the alter-ego of the invisible man: Griffin. Throughout the novel, there are instances that make us sympathize with Griffin. It is also sad that he was betrayed by a person who he trusted as a friend. Griffin was a notable scientist but his greatest invention is misused by his own hands. It is a waste of such a resourceful person.
Silas Marner came to Raveloe fifteen years back. Before coming to Raveloe, he lived in a town to the north, named Lantern Yard. Silas Marner of Lantern Yard was absolutely different from the Silas Marner of Raveloe. He was a very religious man and had many friends. Silas had a best friend named William Dane. Silas suffered cataleptic fits, which made William think of him being possessed by Satan. Silas had knowledge of curing diseases with herbs, which he learnt from his mother. The Senior Deacon, who Silas was watching over, died, and the church members also accused him of stealing the bag filled with the church’s’ money. Sara, the girl who Silas got engaged with, broke off with him. With all the happenings going against him, Silas lost his faith in God and man. He left Lantern Yard and came to Raveloe as a man completely opposite of what he used to be.
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