Then Juliet's dad was going to make her married soon because he got himself killed. So she fakes her death. Since romeo is gone he thinks she’s really dead. Then he dies, then she dies. Tybalt is the most to blame for the events that occur in Romeo and Juliet because he killed mercutio, which made Romeo want to avenge him, then it caused him to be sent away.
I have killed my son and my wife. I look for comfort; my comfort lies here dead. Whatever my hands have touched has come to nothing. Fate has brought all my pride to a thought of dust" (Sophocles 14). Creon learns that his actions set off the events leading to his family 's death and his ultimate downfall.
He entrusts the Godson, and when Death got backstab he “...stared at him angrily.”(13) . If Death was speaking we would comprehend his nger more, However based on the limited omniscient we have it seems as if he put himself in that position. The Godson did it once, why would you forgive him. Also, if we knew what the Grandson was thinking about we would see the the reason behind his greed. We could either hate him or pity him.
The suicide of Creon son already made Creon realize that he made a mistake convicting Antigone. Haemon's death symbolizes Creon's mistake of convicting Antigone. Because of Haemon's death: “Your [Creon] wife [Eurydice] is dead, the mother of this slaughtered son. / Her wound is fresh, but the breath of life is gone” (53). Now Creon's wife and son are dead because of his actions.
Though John Proctor shares the many characteristics of an ancient tragic hero i.e: hamartia, peripeteia and anagnorisis, he is different by definition of a tragic hero as interpreted by Arthur Miller. Both Oedipus and John Proctor witnessed their downfall
A very dependent person from her family, but for the main part from her father. Imagine that you receive the news that your father was killed and you are specially dependen from that person. Now imagine that the person that killed your father was the person you are truly in love with. When Ophelia knew that Hamlet had killed Polonius she turned insane. Losing a parent can turn anyone insane especially if it was killed by a special person from you.
After Creon heard the horrible news something changed about him as he stated “ I killed you, my son, without intending to, and you, as well, my wife. How useless i am now. I don’t know where to look or find support. Everything I touch goes wrong, and on my head fate climbs up withs its overwhelming load,(1486- 1490) .” Creon’s disloyalty to his family brought him to his worst nightmare. He realize what a huge mistake he has done and regrets it.
He is not an ordinary man, but a man with outstanding quality and greatness about him. His own destruction is for a greater cause or principle.” There are many reasons why John Proctor was considered a tragic hero in The Crucible by Arthur Miller. He was a tragic hero because he had a tragic flaw like the rest of the tragic heros. Aristotle states a tragic hero is a noble birth. Although, John Proctor wasn’t in a noble family, in the Salem community he was a respected man.
We see a side of Beowulf that begins to lose his respect for the king. Instead of accepting the king’s wishes and accomplishing the task at hand, Beowulf continues to take notice of the witch and her views on the situation. Beowulf chooses to ignore Hrothgar's poor words about her, instead take into consideration that Grendel may have had reason for killing. Beowulf expects an answer to Hrothgar's action while demands for a reason to why he and his men should have Grendel killed. Unlike the epic, where the character Grendel is an evil being that should be eliminated, the movie gives Grendel a reason for being how he is.
The post colonial novel, "Things fall apart" by Chinua Achebe depicts its protagonist Okonkwo as great person who falls into the world of chaos to find his own place through his strength and achievements. Okonkwo in few parts of novel touches the traces of epic hero while in other parts touches the tragic hero characteristics. However Okonkwo 's suicide in the end turns the table to reader to view him through different lens than epic hero or tragic hero. According to Aristotle in his poetics, the tragic hero is an intermediate person who is filled with tragic flaw(hubris /hamartia) (Butcher, 2000). It is due to his hubris or hamartia , he commits a crime.