When traveling back home from a trip,“At the center of the skirmish slashing his sword this way and that, was King Nolan, still atop his trusted spirit-dane when a figure in a scarlet cloak passed through the fighting, untouched, and stabbed him through the heart with her pointed scepter.”(27)As you can tell in this she must be really evil because she just stabbed her brother in law in the heart. Redd is so insane that at one moment she was“Abandoning herself to her wrath, (so) she slipped into her mother’s dressing room. ‘Even you cannot take away what is mine by birthright,’ she snarled and placed a deadly pink mushroom on her mother’s tongue. Fed by the queen’s saliva, the roots of the fungus worked their way down the sleeping sovereign’s throat and strangled her heart.”(56) Her mother was a good queen and Redd was so angry and “Going to the dark side” you could say that she destroyed
In the play, Antigone, daughter of Oedipus learns about the death of her two brothers (Eteocles and Polynices).Creon, the new king of Thebes passed a decree to the city on the burial of the two brothers. In the decree, Creon declares that Eteocles body should be buried with honor and fame for his courage of saving the city from the enemy. Whiles Polynices body is left unburied and rotting for beasts to feed on because he came to destroy the city and enslave the people. Antigone defies Creon 's decree, buries Polynices body and gets caught. Creon imprisons her and she kills herself.
The Witches words spark the conflict within the play. Words are also used to inspire people to bring an end to Macbeth’s tyrannical reign. King Duncan’s sons Malcom and Donalbain foresee the danger that Macbeth poses on their lives and they flee to England where they train an army to attack Macbeth at Dunsinane. When Macduff receives news that Macbeth has ordered for his family to be killed he is enraged with
Head Versus Heart In Nick Cassavetes movie, "The Notebook," Allie and Noah exemplify the theme of head versus heart when two people fall in love but are tragically ripped apart by their families. Years later Allie is engaged with another man but falls in love with Noah again. Ultimately, they disobey what their head deems correct, and wind up choosing what their hearts desire. Similarly, Shakespeare uses the same theme of head versus heart in his book, “Romeo and Juliet,” exemplifying how the heart overruled the head. In this book, Shakespeare personifies the balance of head versus heart with Juliet and personifies the heart with Romeo.
Tuptim was called to show the performance of the same novel. The king becomes unhappy with the performance. The king finally comes to know about the Tuptim and about Lun Tha, as he is killed and thrown in the river. Anna talks about same thing about love of women with the king and the slavery system but he says that either male may have many womenor love many women but the women must be faithful to only one male. Due to the disrespect of the king, Anna decided to leave the King’s palace along with her son.
After Macbeth murders King Duncan, he becomes worried that his friend Banquo might try to overthrow him, for the witches that predicted that Macbeth was going to be king also “hailed [Banquo] father to a line of kings” (Shakespeare 69). In order to stop this, Macbeth orders three murders to murder Banquo as he is horseback riding with his son, Fleance. Similarly, Iago has been plotting the downfalls of all the characters in Othello. One example of this is at the end when Iago wants to get rid of Roderigo because “[h]e call[ed] [him] to a restitution large [o]f gold and jewels;” Iago accomplishes this by tricking Roderigo into fighting Cassio (Shakespeare 223). When Roderigo was injured in the fight, Iago murders him.
Boom! It shocked her, her own brother has died why “why would this happen to me, she repeated to herself.Antigone begins with the two sons of Oedipus, Eteocles and Polyneices, who are fighting for the kingship of Thebes. Both men die in the battle. Their successor, Creon, decides that King Eteocles will be buried, but Polyneices, because he was leading a foreign army, will be left on the field of battle.Antigone and creon both have feeling and the way they showed them was bad.One of the character traits that creon had was he was a unruly ruler and antigone hated him.fine to die while doing that. I’ll lie there with him, with a man I love, pure and innocent, for all my crime.
In “The Knight’s Tale,” two men, Arcite and Palamon, are captured and imprisoned after their ruler, King Creon of Thebes, is slain by King Theseus of Athens. Theseus slays Creon after accepting the request of two women dressed in black, who claimed Creon was mutilating the dead bodies of his enemies. Once imprisoned, Palamon and Arcite witness a young princess, Emily, with both declaring their love for her. This interest in Emily quickly ignites a strong rivalry between the two cousins. Soon after their rivalry begins, Arcite is freed from prison, but he is banished from Athens.
On their trip they are held captive by Arab soldiers. In exchange for their lives, Santiago’s life savings are given and the alchemist tells them that Santiago is a powerful alchemist who in three days will turn into the wind. Santiago then speaks to the wind and sun to create a sand storm. Then he prays and when the storm is at its peak he disappears and reappears on the other side of the camp. Awed by his powers the soldiers let him go.
He decides his final decision by the push of Lady Macbeth. He tells her, “I am settled, and bend up/ Each corporal agent to this terrible feat” (I.7.79-80). Macbeth end ups murdering the king due to Lady Macbeth pushing his flaw even more. Banquo’s fate, on the other hand, was that his descendants were to become kings. Macbeth's flaw makes him become paranoid about Banquo’s children being king because he wants the throne for his own descendants and not his.