Antigone could not live her life suffering because of her brother, therefore she withdrew the punishment, which led to her taking her own life because she was not able to honor her brother in a proper burial. Not only did Antigone die for what she believed what right, but she sacrificed her own life for the gods’ law. Divine law vs. man’s law and the “place” of women are two of the many main themes of Antigone. The theme divine law vs. man’s law is brought up when Antigone had asked
Mrs. Hale and Mrs. Peters chose to hide the evidence because they see part of themselves in Mrs. Wright and do not want to condemn her. This leads to the women’s motivation to hide the evidence. Mrs. Wright has been lonely and unhappy for many years going through emotional abuse, and the killing of her bird: the one living thing that cared for her may prove
By the end of the play, Lady Macbeth realized the consequences her and her husband are going through. She tried to save her out of control relationship by drawing him from plotting. However, she was too weakened by her own psychological guilt that left her drained and was unable to stop Macbeth. In fact, due to her guilt of taking part of the murdering, she started sleepwalking and having delirious visions. These visions make her believe she has blood on her hands that can’t was off, symbolizing what’s done cannot be undone.
Romeo and Juliet is a well known tragic love story, written by William Shakespeare. The Montagues and Capulets’ fighting causes the death of their own children, because their poor parenting and lack of involvement in the children’s lives leads to Juliet and Romeo to keep this secret. The children knew their families would never let them marry; otherwise, they would have revealed their relationship to their parents. Aside from the main pair, it appears that Romeo and his friend Mercutio, have a relationship that leads to tragedy as well, through the murder of Mercutio. In this situation, Tybalt’s taught hatred of the Montagues lead him to start the fight in the first place, and he and Mercutio suffered at the hand of the Montagues and Capulets
According to the text, Edna struggles to find her purpose in this society which seems to be holding her back. Edna’s encounters include two men she becomes romantically involved with, other than her husband who help Edna open up in some ways. Throughout the novel, Edna awakens to her purpose in life to only realize she is not strong enough to push forward so she commits suicide in order to avoid facing the failure of her own expectations. To start with, Edna’s marriage was revolved around what society asked for. She was not happy in her relationship or in her position as a mother.
Annie felt revealed without her glasses on, and put them back on as a way of hiding herself and her personality from being seen. After the tragic death of her brother years back, Annie is still devastated and is afraid to love or get too close to anyone again. Her glasses are a way of concealing herself from the Kellers in hopes of avoiding getting hurt again. As James started being more friendly to her, Anne hid herself once again behind her glasses, and shut him out of the
She goes on to say that Banquo is dead and cannot come out the grave. She is basically trying to appease her guilty conscience in some level. She basically reveals what she did with Macbeth. The doctor and gentlewoman will not reveal what they saw because if they do, they will die just like how the others died. “Go to, go to.
In this moment Juliet is conflicted she doesn't know whether to follow her parents expectations or to follow her heart. Juliet realizes that Romeo is her only enemy, but he's also her only love. She knows that this would break society's rules by pursuing this love, but she does it anyway because it's her heart's desire. Furthermore, Romeo and Juliet's entire relationship was based on a secret and the lack of communication caused the relationship to end in a tragedy. The lack of communication led to Romeo killing himself, then Juliet killed herself after seeing him dead.
Along with it, Emily Grierson also evidently spends her life in detachment from others, thus, she is often misinterpreted by the townspeople, who only regarded her as the woman who lead such tragic and pitiful life, whereas she is actually quite drawn to death in her own conscious will, given that she had associated on how death itself could capture the essence of her departed father. Afraid to lose the subject of her dependency again, Emily slowly alters herself in the form of death – mainly signified by living in decay and disuse, in hopes that, like as death could consume one’s spirit in the end, she will also be able to preserve the essence of someone that is dear to her. It is being emphasized further in the ending, as it is being depicted how Emily’s attachment for her lover can
But they were not the ones to blame for their deaths. Lady Capulet, Juliet’s mother, is supposed to be the one she goes to for advice and someone she can talk to, but instead Juliet is alone and makes many impulsive decisions. Lady Capulet didn’t raise Juliet, the Nurse did, and so Juliet has no respect for her mother’s decisions, which pushed Juliet away from ever being able to trust her mother. Another reason that Lady Capulet should be held responsible for their deaths is because she tried to force Juliet to marry Paris, and Juliet lost all reason to trust her mother. Leading up to the death of the star-crossed lovers, Lady Capulets self-centered actions push Juliet away and cause her