The Romans say that Proserpina was kidnapped by Pluto and that Pluto is forcing Proserpina to be his wife. A few months ago Proserpina the daughter of Ceres, goddess of grain, was kidnapped by Pluto, god of the underworld. Ceres is too sad to even grow plants on earth. People wonder if Zeus will step in and stop this.
Both Agamemnon and Odysseus, have wives besieged by suitors and a son who, logically, dislikes them. The story of Agamemnon parallels that of Odysseus. But Agamemnon's story turned negative: the suitor killed him and married his wife, though his son, Orestes, avenged his death. This foreshadowing effect is only a brief statement by Zeus in Zimmerman’s interpretation as time is a vital resource in a play while in an epic it is held in excess. Homer’s ability to enhance the epic with secondary characters came from years of oral history and time but pays off tenfold.
The actions of the play Antigone by Sophocles occurred in front of a palace in a disaster-prone city called Thebes. The play starts off with Antigone telling her sister Ismene that their brothers killed each other in the war and that King Kreon will only give Eteokles the proper burial and Polyneikes will remain unburied. And if someone tries to give the other brother the proper burial they would be stoned to death. Antigone then implies that she wants to give her brother the proper burial and asks her sister if she would help her. Although, Ismene would want to help she does want to break the law, and does not want her sister to do the same.
An example how it is used in Metamorphoses Book X is through story of Orpheus wedding. It starts off with the god of marriage, Hymen who brings bad energies to wedding. Then Orpheus’ finance, Eurodyce dies by stepping on a venous snake. Orpheus is so upset that he goes underworld to try to see if she could come back to him. As he arrives Proserpina and Pluto are there, so he starts to find a song showing his love for his wife, and asking for her back.
Antigone is the daughter of Oedipus and Jocasta. In the beginning of the book, we find out that Antigone’s brothers have killed each other in war. One of the brothers, Polyneices is considered a traitor and Creon, the king, refuses to give him a proper burial. Antigone decides to disobey the king and give her brother a proper burial. Antigone loves the idea of a noble death and it drives her decision-making at the end of her life.
This can be seen throughout the play through Tybalt’s presence threatening he loss of Juliet in Romeo’s live, Romeo’s banishment causing the loss of him in Juliet’s life, and Romeo and Juliet’s deaths at the end of the play. After Romeo and Juliet are married, Tybalt poses a major threat for their happy existence together. The day after the Capulet party where Romeo and Juliet met, Tybalt, seething with rage for Romeo’s unwelcome presence at the Capulet household, tracks Romeo down to pick a fight in the streets of Verona, “Romeo, the hate I bear thee can afford no better term than this, thou art a villain” (3.1.1558). At this point, Romeo is in love with Juliet. They are newly married and Romeo does not want to lose Juliet to their families’ feud.
And Tituba conjured Ruth Punam’s dead sisters. And that is all.” The plot is thickened after this when we learn of John Proctor, an older gentleman that she had an affair with. The author reveals how she still has very strong feelings for him, and that she will stop at virtually nothing to become his wife. Even if this means finding a way for his wife Elizabeth to be killed.
I the beginning of the conversation Andromache expresses her fears of Hector dying in battle, widowing her in the process. Andromache says to Hector, “ …‘Pity me, please! Take your stand on the rampart here, before you orphan your son and make your wife a widow’..” ( 6. 511-512). Hector responds to Andromache by saying “‘...All this weighs down my mind, too dear woman”(6.522).
In the greek tragedy, Antigone, written by Sophocles and translated by Dudley Fitts and Robert Fitzgerald, Creon and Antigone have shown many similarities. When Antigone and her sister return to Thebes they plan on helping their brothers Eteocles and Polyneices. The two brothers were in battle and when they were fighting they ended up killing each other. Eteocles was buried properly but when it was time to bury Polyneices Creon did not allow it because he believed he was traitor. Antigone broke Creon’s law by burying her brother and in the act of doing so, she was caught.
He kills Tybalt and the Prince banishes Romeo from Verona. The theme continues as more waste is brought about by the original hate. Lord Capulet tells his daughter (Juliet) that she will be marrying Paris. Juliet is already married to Romeo. Juliet goes and seeks help from Friar Laurence.
Have you ever heard the phrase, “Sticks and stones may break my bones but words can never hurt me”? While this could be accepted as a universal truth, this statement is not always completely accurate. A few cleverly chosen words may turn the tide of any argument, with consequences most severe. In Shakespeare’s “The Tragedy of Julius Caesar”, the content of the two speeches delivered at Caesar’s funeral has devastating effects on the outcome of the plot to which it directly foreshadows.
Foreshadowing in “Charles” In the short story “Charles,” foreshadowing helps us realize that Charles is actually Laurie. For instance, everyday when Laurie came home from school he always had a terrible story to tell his parents about Charles. When Laurie tells his parents Charles hit the teacher his mother is concerned and asks for the child's name. In the text it states “Laurie thought. ‘It was Charles.”