Comparison Of Macbeth 'And Oedipus The King'

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I was fortunate enough to be educated about the doctrine of karma at a young age. This knowledge helped me avoid many conflicts that the characters in Macbeth and Oedipus the King were not able to. Then, I remembered the innocent victims of Oedipus and Macbeth’s ignorance. Personally, if I was one of the victims, I would have wanted revenge, whether it be through karma or my own hands. As a result, a couple of poems that I have compiled are dedicated to Laius, Creon, Banquo, King Duncan, and Macduff; I wanted them to have a chance to find justice. In the poem “Die in shame!”, John Matthew seems to talk directly from the perspective of Creon after he had gotten his revenge with Oedipus’s deterioration : Tell me what does it feel, To be watched while you strain?…show more content…
At first, Creon was wrongfully accused as Laius’s murderer by his trusted brother-in-law Oedipus. Obviously, this incident agitated Creon but he later got his retaliation when Oedipus broke down with truth about his birth. Matthew highlights Creon’s view of how Oedipus was now a shame to the

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