She had romantic as well as military alliances with the Roman leaders Julius Caesar and Mark Antony. Cleopatra VII is believed to have been born in 70 or 69 B.C., the daughter of Auletes (Ptolemy XII) and Cleopatra V Trypheana. After the death of her father in 51 B.C., the throne of Egypt was passed on the Cleopatra, age 18, and her 10 year old brother, Ptolemy XIII. His advisors stood against Cleopatra, forcing her to flee to Syria in 46 B.C. She returned
“We saw a long strand of iron-grey hair” ( Faulkner 5). Miss Emily grew old and lonely. Miss Emily never found true love after her father’s death. Miss Emily assassinated Homer Barron in order to try to find true love. Miss Emily forced Homer Barron into a commitment he did not know about since he was dead.
“ Before you tumbled me, You promised me to wed” (4.5.57-58). Before Hamlet supposedly made love to Ophelia, Hamlet promised her that he would marry her. Instead, he just ended up mocking and offending her. Laertes came home when he found out his father was murdered, but he found Ophelia going mad, “Drowned, drowned” (4.7.210). Queen Gertrude informed Laertes that Ophelia had committed suicide in a creek.
After testifying against him, several of her uncles beat the boyfriend to death in order to get revenge for what happened to her. Even though her grandmother helped her build her self-confidence, Maya felt guilty of causing his death by speaking his name so she stopped talking for about five years. In 1944, a short high school relationship led to a pregnancy in which she gave birth to her son, Guy, at the age of 16. Six years later she married a greek
And then Tad died in 1871. Mary just didn’t know how to cope with everything and she was depressed about all the deaths in her life and all the loves she had lost. her surviving son, Robert Todd Lincoln, had her temporarily committed. “Mary was judged insane” . She attempted suicide through an overdose of laudanum, but the pharmacist gave her a placebo.
Shakespeare used one element of the traditional tragic hero in which a person of noble birth is the tragic hero. Brutus fits this example of a tragic hero because Marcus Brutus’s ancestor Junius Brutus fought the Tarquin Kings, who were ruthless dictators and tyrants and kicked them off the throne and took away control of Rome from them long before the time Caesar. Junius then established the Roman government that was present in the time of Caesar. The government he founded made all Romans proud especially Marcus Brutus. “O, you and I have heard our fathers say, there was a Brutus once that would have brooked Th’ eternal devil to keep his state in Rome as easily as a king” (I.ii.158-161).
When Eckles killed the butterfly, a series of events followed for millions of years. Initially, the group returned home after a horrifying experience only to find a regime in place, all in part, due to Eckels. Secondly, their language they were very accustomed to had been altered drastically; it had been altered almost to the point where it almost seemed foreign. Finally, they had found their beloved candidate, Keith, had lost to their current dictator. This was the straw that broke the camel’s back; Eckels was shot and killed on
Summary of Oresteia: The Libation Bearers/Cheophoroi The Libation Bearers is the second play in the trilogy of Oresteia. The first play titled Agamemnon tells the story of how Clytemnestra had an affair and planned to kill her husband Agamemnon for many deeply rooted reasons, and accomplished it. The second play starts with a nightmare. Years after Agamemnon’s death, Clytemnestra dreamt she laboured a serpent which she loved and cared for like a child. She offered the snake her milk but as it bore its fangs onto her teat, blood mixed with milk and its tongue fed on the pink mixture.
He promised his father that if he were successful in killing the Minotaur he would on his return voyage replace his ship's black sails with white ones. Ariadne fell in love with Theseus and gave him a magic ball of thread. He journeyed to the land of the Amazons, where he abducted Antiope and a Amazon army invaded Athens, but Theseus defeated it. People claimed that Theseus killed Antiope when she objected to his marriage to Phaedra. Theseus was imprisoned in Hades until Hercules rescued him.
Helen’s husband, Menelaus, was outraged and went to help Agamemnon assemble a huge army. Agamemnon and Menelaus gathered the Greek army and attempted to lay siege on the city of Troy but failed. Then Ulysses, the most cunning of the Greeks, devised the a plan to capture Troy. It would involve a famously clever trick that would catch the Trojans completely off-guard. It was called the Trojan Horse.
This angered Octavian because he was Caesar’s adopted son. In 32 BC, the Roman Senate stripped Antony of his titles, and Octavian declared war on Cleopatra. On September 2, 31 BC, Antony and Cleopatra were defeated in the Battle of Actium by Octavian’s forces. Antony heard a (false) rumor that Cleopatra had died, so he fell on his sword in despair. On August 12, 30 BC, Cleopatra locked herself in her chamber after burying Antony.
I have found no information about his father, but his mother Janice Blair only finished 9th grade and is believed to suffer from a psychological disorder. My sources don’t state a specific disorder. Crime and poverty is the only thing Terry and his family knew. At age 17, Terry’s mother shot and killed her drug-dealing boyfriend, but she was only sentenced to five years’ probation and psychiatric care. His half brother, Walter Blair, was paid $6,000 to a rape victim so she couldn’t