Flavus, already disliking Caesar, only disfavored him more because of Caesar’s attempts to ruin his political career and have his father disown him, which was an insult to him. My character believes that the assassination of Julius Caesar, while horrid, resulted in a better chance of the Republic rebuilding itself out of the ashes and back to its former
Romeo did just that, showing up at the Capulet’s masquerade, even if he was a Montague. Tybalt directly sought out an audience with Mercutio, a friend of Romeo’s. He purposely instigated a fight while the Montague most definitely did not want to, and it resulted with the deaths of both Tybalt and Mercutio. Juliet forgave him just about instantly, forgetting her cousin’s murder for her husband’s survival, proving how blind love can make someone. “Shall I speak ill of him that is my husband?/But wherefore, villain, didst thou kill my husband?/That villian cousin would have killed my husband.”
Prior to the affair was that Abigail was the nanny for the kids of John and Elizabeth Proctor. While she is a nanny Elizabeth soons to find out that Abigail and her husband John Proctor had an affair with each other. When Elizabeth is aware of the affair, Elizabeth kicks Abigail out of their home. Eversince the brief affair with John proctor Abigail is seeking revenge on Elizabeth Proctor’s life. Abigail convinces Tituba (slave for Reverend Parris) to put a curse on Elizabeth Proctor so she can take the place as wife for John Proctor.”
Oedipus believed he formed a royal family with his wife Jocasta, but little did he know Jocasta was actually his mother and he killed his father. Once Oedipus realized the traumatic event may be true he demanded for answers and seeked for witnesses. When the shepherd arrived, Oedipus
Thus, the prophecy was not avoided as Oedipus killed his father Laius in a quarrel and married his mother Jocasta when he assumed the throne of Thebes. In the conclusion of Oedipus, he had learned what he had done and in order to end the unbalance/plague that had erupted within Thebes, he left. He had given his two sons the throne of Thebes to share. However, they quarreled ultimately killing each other in battle. From this, begins the story of Antigone.
War is a conflictive topic because it can be both positive and negative depending on the situation. For example, during the American Revolution, Americans fought a war with Great Britain to gain their independence and freedom. On the other hand, many innocent people were killed because the dead pay the living’s debts. In the novel My Brother Sam is Dead, Tim has to make a decision about which side he believes is right, leaving him caught between his brother and his father. However, in the end, Tim chooses neutrality based on the injustices of Jerry, Sam, and Life’s deaths.
But Sir Macduff and King Malcom were able to flee in the nick of the time before Macbeth got his hands on them. Disastrously, furious Macbeth devoured by his wrath ordered his own personal mercenaries that he kept close by for this very situations to annihilate Macduff’s family. Macbeth, a man with no mercy towards children and women.
He then set off and conquered Egypt, the Persian Empire, and won a hard battle against India before his troops forced him to return home. Alexander then died at the age of 32. Most people see Alexander as Great because he conquered a lot of land, built a massive empire, and was a military genius, but Alexander was not so great. Alexander the Great did not deserve his title as Great because he gained his power by fear, killed innocent
Cladus killed his brother the king so he could get the throne and also still his woman from him, cladus wanted everything his brother had to that is why he betrayed him and kill him when he was a sleep as said in line 26 “revenge his foul and most unnatural murder” (line 26 page 57). His death was not of great betrayal. He also betrayed hamlet his nephew by one killing his father and second taking the throne from him when it was rightfully his. Because of his betrayal many more thing happened because of it and many people got hurt because of
father killed his first wife’s husband, in Cuba, in order to marry the wife. Then he abandoned her here, and went off with another woman who had a daughter, and then had an affair with the daughter, Adelaida’s mother, and married her when the second wife died insane. AMELIA: And why is the wretch not in jail?
The career of Agrippina the Younger was successful, her achievements and honours are a testament to her success. For the majority of her life, Agrippina became a very powerful and influential person even as a woman in Ancient Rome. Her Julio-Claudian linage was the major factor which allowed Agrippina’s power and influence to flourish, being the great granddaughter of Emperor Augustus, and daughter of Agrippina the Elder and Germanicus meant that she already had an established foundation of success in Rome. Her controversial role meant that she challenged the standards of her time, and this represented a crucial stage not only in the development of her power, but also for the women who would succeed her. Several busts depict Agrippina with physical
In ancient Rome, there existed great politicians, philosophers, and thinkers who changed the history of humanity. Marcus Tullius Cicero and Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus were two men who faced problems of the old society and created a solution for the people of Rome. In the treatise "On the Laws", Cicero shows a fictional conversation between himself, his brother Quinto, and his great friend Attic. The theme of the debate is the spirit of the Roman laws, the way in which they are approved by the assemblies, and the legitimacy of the various institutions.