The id seeks instant pleasure through sexual and aggressive behaviors, paying no heed to societal or moral requirements. Claudius’s id is the driving reason behind his murder of the king and seducement of the queen, as both were impulsive acts that are forbidden by society that he did only for the sake of enjoying the pleasures of a king. The ghost of the former king explains to Hamlet how “The serpent that did sting thy father’s life / Now wears his crown,” meaning that Claudius had killed the king for the sake of gaining his crown (I.V. 38-39). This behavior arose from Claudius’s id because it the aggressive behavior of murdering his brother that allowed him to receive the immediate pleasure of access to his deceased brother’s wife, and in turn, kingship.
Because of this, the suspicion falls onto the princes. Outside the household, Ross discusses with Macduff his thoughts on Malcolm and Donalbain, “Gainst nature still! Thriftless ambition, that will ravin up Thine own lives’ means” (2.4.27-29). Ross firmly believes the murder is caused out of ambition since the princes would benefit the most in the king’s death. Ross recognizes how sad it is that relatives are killing each other for persona gain.
Macbeth’s fate is not just determined by Malcolm reclaiming the throne, but revenge for murdering Macduff’s family. Macbeth’s fate is in the hands of Macduff either he will rise or fall. Macbeth suffers from the decisions that he makes. For example, when Malcolm and Macduff come back to battle him. Macduff says Despair thy charm, and let the angel whom thou still hast served Tell thee, Macduff was from his mother’s womb Untimely ripped.
Sophocles use of foreshadowing shows the audience what terrible things will happen due to Oedipus killing his father and marrying his mother. In part 1, Tiresias tells Oedipus “ I say you are the murder you are seeking” ,as a not so subtle way of telling Oedipus he is his father’s killer ,but Oedipus dismisses him as insane. In part 2, Oedipus declares he will punish the man responsible for the plague in Thebes , “I ban this man whoever he is,from all land over which i hold power and throne.” but he the only way for the plague to end is
The reason some readers may give him that name is for all the killing Macbeth does in order to become king. The audience believes that Macbeth was under realization of what he was doing for his own good. They also consider him an antagonist because Macbeth told Lady Macbeth “To know my deed ‘twere best not know myself” (2.2.71). There the audience knows that Macbeth understands what he did but he is trying to forget. But many see him still as a tragic hero because his flaw is what allowed him to proceed with the killing.
Melville’s idea of Ahab as a tragic character was made feasible by this immersion in Shakespearean catastrophe. Shakespearean tragic heroes, for instance Lear and Macbeth from the novel called ‘Macbeth’ are confused by pride or arrogance. They are tragic because of their inaccuracy in judgment. Captain Ahab also becomes tragic because of the error in judgment. Ahab’s adversity is brought upon him not by wickedness and deviance, but by some error of judgment, like Lear or Macbeth.
Author T.F Hodge once said, “Manipulation, fueled with good intent, can be a blessing. But when used wickedly, it is the beginning of a magician’s karmic calamity” (goodreads.com). Through this quote, Hodge claims that controlling a situation, with the purest intentions (for another), leads to positive outcomes overall however; when conducted for personal gain, the results are disastrous. In other words, the purpose of a person’s manipulation depends on the self-confliction between good and evil, affecting everyone in the end. William Shakespeare’s Macbeth, is the epitome of this phenomenon because there is an imperative battle between selfishness and selflessness, creating a pivotal point for characters.
Aside from our Biblical, Confessional, liturgical and historic committments, a study in rendered on Iago, a keen antagonist in Shakespeare 's Othello. Iago appears to be a decretal reprobate from eternity past. We submit the following review of Iago, the corrupted, depraved, ontologically enslaved, epistemologically enslaved, volitionally enshackled and thoroughly corrupted Iago. Shakespeare’s Othello: Iago, the Corrupted, Depraved, Enslaved, and Rational Mad Man Following the suggestion of the text, two questions are posed (Kennedy 1014). Thus, the task is to ask and assess two questions.
Ultimately, Hamlet’s powerful desire for revenge and his lack of sympathy towards the death of his victims demonstrates how he slowly embraces the evil he once sought to destroy. A majority of Hamlet’s victims have no apparent relation with the death of his father and yet stems from his personal vendetta towards Claudius. When viewing the nature of Hamlet’s murders compared to Claudius’s, they appear to be relatively much more sadistic and personal. Hamlet’s private statements of delirium when saying, “To be, or not to be: that is the question” (3.1.56) displays his fragile state of mind and provides an explanation
Throughout history every writer has his own style and his own way of thinking, but they are all have one thing in common which is some of their themes. No one exactly knows the real number of the themes but the most common ones are; “The Great Journey, The great battle, the noble sacrifice, and love and friendship. The classical mythology played an important role in forming the ideology of thinking according to the 16th century poets for example Shakespeare, as many of his plays are full of these themes such as; Hamlet, Romeo and Juliet, and Antony and Cleopatra. Considering Hamlet, it is a revenge tragedy play, as revenge in interviewed in the reactions of characters and it also plays an important role in driving force of the plot. In the