After doing such a thing she was exiled from her own homeland and while she was escaping with Jason and the Golden Fleece she took severe measures and murdered her brother, cutting him up into little pieces, and throwing those pieces into the sea in order to gain some time to escape successfully. This was a complete and utter betrayal by Medea towards her family and homeland. This was not it, Medea and Jason settled in Lolcos and in Lolcos Medea manipulated the daughter of the king and tricked her into killing her father (the king of Lolcos). The only reason she did this was so that Jason could obtain the throne of Lolcos but both of them were banned from Lolcos too. After this Creon, the king of Corinth, welcomes them into his territory, in Corinth, Creon asks Jason to marry his daughter and Jason accepts, betraying Medea.
Medea’s secret is that she plans to kill her children and Jason’s future wife instead of Jason, the main reason being that, by killing the children and Jason’s future wife, it will cause Jason eternal pain. For Medea, her secret is her downfall. Medea’s internal struggle was seen throughout the play, especially when it was time to send her children away on their fatal journey. During this moment she was hesitant on whether she
He wanted to kill those who thought may be better that him. During his rule, Nero murdered his own mother, Agrippina the younger, his first wife, Octavia, and allegedly, his second wife, Poppaea Sabina. In 59 AD, Nero’s mistress suggested to kill his mother. The reason why he got his mother killed was because she was plotting to kill him.
The audience sees a completely changed mental state when he decides to kill Macduff’s family. Finally, Macbeth’s mental state after his wife dies is ruined. He sees no reason to live anymore, and doesn’t care about the life he’s living, which is a strong contrast from the beginning of the play. The influence of outside sources on Macbeth’s character, ultimately led to his mental deterioration, and without them, the tragedy of Macbeth would not have been a tragedy at
The words “disowned her” help to emphasize on this fact. When she was with Jason, she had put on the face of Athenian women but when she lost her only connection with Athens she turned into the barbaric animal who couldn’t control her impassionate emotions anymore. The plot is seen to end right after Medea does justice to herself by destroying Jason’s new family and by killing her own children. The structure of the plot portrays the importance and significance Euripedes associates with marriage
The theme of guilt is expressed by Lady Macbeth, who had taken part in many murders and had convinced her husband to join in. She eventually got consumed by guilt to the point where she took her own life. It is represented through blood imagery, where Lady Macbeth and Macbeth both interpreted the blood on their hands in different ways, but both still feeling the guilt. Lastly it is represented in Macbeth’s internal conflict. As he kills people throughout the play, his guild worsens to the point where he has become a tyrant.
Their duplicity and subterfuge served to ignite the fire of revenge. I believe, Odysseus had no other recourse but to act in such a manner. Anything short of his actions would not have secured him the life he came to reclaim. After twenty years of being away from his home, and his beloved Penelope, Odysseus finally returned. He proceeded to purge the mansion and execute the evil doers.
Rogers, I had no doubt, had acted very largely under the influence of her husband.¨(Christie, 243) With this we can tell that not only did Thomas kill an old lady for money but forced his wife, most likely threatened her or even blackmailed her, to do the dirty work. Thomas did two awful things, two illegal things, two things that need justice to be served. Emily Brent, another character that some believe deserves to be on the island and justice should be served. Emily Brent was taking care of a young girl who got pregnant before marriage, which is against what Emily believes in so she kicked her out of her home, which then the young girl drowned herself. This is an awful situation, but Emily did not plan on having the girl kill herself, she didn't plan on it at all like Thomas did.
Maule used Alice to find out that the location of the deed will not be revealed until the land has lost all of its value. Seeing that he can get nothing, Maule tells Gervayse to keep the house. Maule uses his power over Alice many times, eventually causing her death by
Revenge can cause more damage than the original injury. Even in old Greek days people used revenge to hurt one another. In the ancient Greek tragedy Medea, a young woman named Medea gave up her family, home and country to be with a man named Jason. As they moved on in life, Jason then decided that he would leave her and his children for the princess, a royal bed. This caused Medea to be vengeful and go out on a rampage.
This makes Lennie angry so he eventually shakes her around and breaks her neck. Due to Curley’s wife provakadveness Lennie kills her. Due to her being Curley’s wife and Curley being a cruel person, that when he finds out he would beat and torture Lennie. So this makes George be the one has to give Lennie a quick and swift kill.
What if you can live forever? The Tucks found the secret about the spring. Then Winnie later on found out the secret too. The tucks afterwards had to leave because Mae was about to go to the gallows.
“There is no flag large enough to cover the shame of killing innocent people”-Howard Zinn, if a person is innocent, there is no reason for them to die. However, if the person does something really bad, or attacks you, you have every right to kill them. Therefore, in the book, Lennie kills Curley’s wife, so George kills Lennie.(John Steinbeck, Of Mice and Men) George should not be punished for killing Lennie. George realized Lennie would never get better and the dream would never come true.
First of all Griselda was born and raised in a country that was at war with itself. She witnessed violence on a daily basis. Her mother abused her as well, she had a terrible childhood and that required her to be a very dangerous person. Ross on the other hand lived in the United States he had opportunities to become a legitimate person. What started his path of dealing drugs and creating his empire was the fact that he couldn 't read.
After Romeo gets banished the climax rises because now it makes everything harder for him and Juliet. Whos gonna let their daughter marry someone who killed her cousin? Because of Romeo’s banishment Juliet is forced to fake her own death so she doesn’t have to marry Paris. But Romeo didn’t know it was fake so he Killed himself and Juliet ended up killing herself as well. All because Tybalt couldn’t walk away.