Scylla seems almost insane for going against her father who has been protecting their people for King Minos that she has never met. She just assumes that everything will turn out just as planned. This shows she as a naive woman who believes that everything will happen the way she wants it to happen. Her plan is to pull out her father’s hair, let King Minos win the war, and they will fall in love, though she has no knowledge of Minos’ personality. She offers him all she has in exchange for his affection.
Often it is the dark side of human nature that brings a story to life, and there is no sounder proof of this than William Shakespeare’s masterpiece Othello. The tragedy of the Moor of Venice is inflicted by the cruelty of Iago, perhaps one of the most intriguing antagonists in literary history. Iago’s cruelty is a defining element of the play, in that it pushes the plot forward as the trigger for all of the major actions throughout the story, serves as the cause of the cruelty of others around him, and reveals the character of each person in the play through their responses to his cruelty. The action of the entire play is centered around Iago’s various acts of cruelty. His goading of Roderigo to start a brawl with Cassio, his advice to Cassio
Since, Gatsby is blind to the fact that she does not love him the way he loves her, he believes that Daisy will leave Tom for him. But because Gatsby gives her all his attention, she lets him believe that she is willing to leave her husband for him. Therefore, Tom and Gatsby verbally
Her emotions towards love and how Benedick feels about her change extremely fast, which demonstrates how rough the course of love is, since Beatrice and Benedick act as though they hate each other, and then suddenly wish to marry each other within a short period of time. Benedick also changes his mind instantly about marriage and loving Beatrice as soon as he overhears the Prince, Claudio, and Leonato talking in the garden about how Beatrice is in love with Bendecick, and that she is just afraid to admit it. He says to himself, “When I said I would die a bachelor, I did not think I should live till I were married. Here comes Beatrice. By this day, she’s a fair lady.
Alcée asks Calixta about marrying Bobinôt because he knows that although he and Caixta have a natural love for each other, they cannot be together because of their societal standards. Also, the author writes, “Calixta’s senses were reeling; and they well-nigh left her when she felt Alcée’s lips brush her ear like the touch of a rose” (431). This is yet another example of Calixta’s and Alcée’s forbidden love because they express such strong feelings for each other, but they cannot actually be together. After Bobinôt asks Calixta to kiss him, she says, “I don’t want to kiss you, Bobinôt, not today. Some other time.
Mr. Capulet also refuses his Lady’s wishes for him not to fight because he felt like he was too good not to fight. Romeo and Juliet were scared to tell anyone about their marriage because of this feud. It’s also the reason that Juliet had to fake her death when it came to marrying Paris. Mr. Capulet is the the reason why Romeo and Juliet died because he was too proud of his family and he kept the feud going
To begin with,"Pyramus and Thisbe" and Romeo and Juliet both had a hard time being in love because their parents didn 't approve or like the fact that their children wanted to marry a certain person. In Romeo and Juliet, both sides of the family didn 't want their child to marry outside the family. In the story of Romeo and Juliet, Romeo snuck out to talk to Juliet on her balcony. "They longed to marry, but their parents forbade"(947). The author expressing the parents didn 't approve of the person they want to married.
Even though she was afraid of it, she still wanted her son back; so she wished for her son to be alive again, and the dad was afraid the paw would be tricky with this wish. In tell-tale heart the main character stared freaking out after chatting with the police. As far as I could tell she sounded nervous and desperate, ‘“Wish”, she cried in a strong voice.’ W.W. Jacobs #115. In Tell-Tale heart, ‘But, ere, before long, I felt myself getting pale and wished them gone.’ Edgar Allen Poe #94. As you could probably tell, she was desperate and furious at her husband to wish their son alive again.
On one hand, Lady Macduff is mostly upset with her husband for leaving because she feels he does not love her. She goes on to say how all she wants to do is be a good wife and do all that is expected of her as a woman, but it still gets her nothing. To leave his wife, to leave his babes,/ His mansion and his titles in a place/ From whence himself does fly? He loves us not;/ He wants the natural touch… All is the fear and nothing is the love,/ As little is the wisdom, where the flight/ So runs against all reason” (act 4 scene 2 page 1). This is upsetting to see because it shows that she is fixed on doing what society expects because she believes it will get her all she wants.
Hedda Gabler: Portrayal of a Classic Narcissist In Henrik Ibsen’s play, Hedda Gabler, the title character evinces traits of classic narcissism. Throughout the progression of the drama, Hedda Gabler lacks empathy, is interpersonally exploitative, and is greatly preoccupied with fantasies of unlimited power. Through her embodiment of these narcissistic traits, Hedda proved to be vastly detrimental to several people, eventually leading to her own self-deterioration. Throughout the play, Hedda’s extreme lack of empathy exhibits her narcissism through her intentional malice and inability to recognize the feelings and needs of others. A prevailing example of Hedda’s lack of empathy is shown through her intentional deriding of Aunt Julies hat