Using the love potion causes Hermia and Helena confusion. Oberon and Puck cause confusion by using the love potion too freely. Lysander loves Helena because of Puck mistaking him as Demetrius, and putting the love potion on Lysander causing Helena to be hurt, and Hermia to be heartbroken. Originally, Lysander loved Hermia, but because of the love potion, he now loves Helena. To Helena, Lysander says, "Not Hermia, but Helena I love / Who will not change a raven for a dove?"
In this play, Desdemona is loyal to her trusty companion, Othello. However, Iago has a devilish scheme to paint the image of cheat in Othello’s mind. Iago was disgruntled that he was passed over for a promotion and Cassio, “As masterly as he: mere prattle, without practice” (1.1.27) was given a more substantial rank. He wanted Cassio dead and he thought that the way to do this was to have Othello kill him. During this time, when Othello spots Desdemona with Cassio, Othello takes it out on her, thinking that she didn’t really love him.
Another instance is after Romeo kills Tybalt, Friar Lawrence explains the positive to his banishment and points out “A gentler judgement vanished from his lips: / Not body’s death, but body’s banishment” (3.3.11-12). Shakespeare uses the words body’s death as a way to foreshadow what will happen if they end up loving each other and prioritize their love over their well being. The words body’s banishment shows how the souls of Romeo and Juliet are exiled from their bodies because they can not be together. Thus, Shakespeare uses foreshadowing to show the death of Romeo and Juliet, even though the audience knows and proves that they choose love over life Romeo and Juliet is a tragedy that has started to become present in teens lives. The play shows that you should not put love over your well being as there will be fatal
Although that might be the case in other tragedies, in Othello and Oedipus Rex both forces of fate and free will were present. However, even though both free will and fate contributed to the downfalls of the tragic heroes, the impact the forces had were not equally balanced. In Othello for starters, “I pray talk me of Cassio” exposes that fate drives Othello to his end because he was easily deceived by Iago, and anytime Desdemona spoke of Cassio he was further convinced of the fabricated affair (Oth. 3.4.87). In reality, Desdemona in this conversation was simply trying to convince Othello to give Cassio back his position, but Othello viewed it as her purposely trying to change the topic about the handkerchief to her “lover” Cassio.
Shakespeare writes, “And even for that do I love you the more.”(Act 2.1 Line 209). In this scene Helena explains how much she loves Lysander. However she is only in love with him, due to the love potion: “And with the juice of this I’ll streak her eyes and make her full of hateful fantasies” (Act 2.1 Line 265). As this conversation takes place Oberon reveals that he has a plan to sabotage Titania. Once he retrieves Puck, he explains his plan of sabotage and later this becomes a major conflict.
In the play “Othello” by William Shakespeare showed how the lies and the jealousy of others can ruin a relationship . Throughout the history of this play people have understood it as a “triad of nobility,purity, and villainy.” A literary critic, Michael Andrews noted the significance of the handkerchief that was used in the play. “Othello tells Desdemona that the handkerchief is a love-controlling talisman his mother received from an Egyptian "charmer.” The gift that Desdemona receives is used to represent a symbol of Othello’s love. In Kate Chopin’s “The Awakening” shows a controversial protagonist, Edna Pontellier. The character in the novel showed different expectations for women and their supposed roles.One literary critic, Megan Kaplon showed how this novel can be viewed as a struggle of the world or society around her.
Also, in the prologue, it states that their love was "The fearful passage of their death" (Prologue.9). Both of these quotes show us that the love of these two was destined to end tragically. The masquerade party was, above all, the most important event. The fact that Romeo was wearing a mask with his face hidden, allowed Juliet to fall in love with him before she knew his identity. If Juliet had known who Romeo was, she probably would not have fallen in love with him.
In order for Iago to have ‘proof’ of Desdemona cheating on Othello he needed Desdemona’s handkerchief that Othello gave to Desdemona as a symbol of their everlasting love for one another. Iago manipulated Emilia to have her take the handkerchief from Desdemona without her knowing. The handkerchief is then given to
This is justified in the play in Act 3, Gertrude said, “Alas, how isn’t with you, that you do bend your eye on vacancy and with th' in corporal air do hold discourse?” Therefore Gertrude assertion made Polonius assertion look very ironic due to the erotic change in his behavior. Hamlet mad behavior seems to cause him to lose his focus on reality, but the question is Hamlet “mad?” Personally, I don’t think that Hamlet is “mad” because the circumstances he has to manage emotionally are difficult and people have different reactions toward difficult situation like this. Hamlet yields to physical violence when he’s stress therefore show that he has deeper issues than merely acting
The fact that Hamlet does not fall into this trickery later on in the scene suggests that Claudius is going to have to go to greater lengths to find out what is troubling Hamlet. Furthermore, Hamlet’s antique disposition is clearly not deceiving Claudius yet, which may mean that the bitter tension between them is only going to heighten further. Also, Hamlet may be reluctant to act on his revenge, as he may believe that by slowly executing his plans, Claudius may admit to his crime or manifest his guilt when he plans to re-enact his father’s