His capricious state of mind and stubborn character, are the fatal flaws that led to the lamentable death of Romeo and his daughter. One may assume that their fate is decided by supernatural powers or the choices they have made in the past. In reality, one’s fate and destiny are determined by countless other components. One’s fate may as well be a story written by someone else, such as Shakespeare writing about the tragedy of Romeo and
Roxane begins by explaining that she is in love with someone, someone who loves her back but is too afraid to admit. At this point Cyrano believes that it is him that she is talking about, but she goes on to explain, “I love him...Christian De Neuvillette” (64). This leaves Cyrano heartbroken and crushes his confidence. Although he still loves Roxane he is constantly reminded that he is not good enough for her. One of the times that Cyrano realizes that he is not good enough for Roxane is when Roxane is angered with Christian and explains, “that displeases me/ As much as if you had gone ugly” (102).
Disobedience almost always has consequences, whether it’s in the form of not turning in homework and losing a few points, or breaking the law and serving jail time. In William Shakespeare’s play, Romeo and Juliet, the punishment of disobedience results in the loss of loved ones, and even death itself. An important theme in the story is that disobeying authority can be very costly. This can be seen mainly through the actions of the characters Romeo, Juliet, and Juliet’s parents, Lord and Lady Capulet. Their actions irreversibly affect their lives and the lives of those around them.
A mother and daughter are expected to always get along, and a daughter is expected to always respect her mother. Anne Frank and her mother, Edith, have a very complicated relationship. At times, Anne and her mother do not have the expected relationship, and their reality is that Anne sometimes disrespects and does not get along with her mother. Anne acknowledges their relationship when she says, “I simply can’t stand Mother, and I have to force myself not to snap at her all the time and to stay calm when I’d rather slap her across the face. I don’t know why I’ve taken such a terrible dislike to her” (Frank 51).
Another factor is that her old husband was healing Dimmsdale, her ‘illegitimate’ lover. Hester and her daughter Pearl lived with mistrust, the townspeople were disgusted by her, and would never trust her even after her sentence was lifted. Relationships can stand on the grounds of mistrust and isolation, but they may never thrive on it due to the fact of trust and companionship being the key factors in a relationship. This was shown throughout both The Scarlett Letter and Ethan Frome in a variety of ways, including the lack of true companionship in both novels and also the complete lack of trust held by some characters in both
(Shakespeare 2.2.144) The quote shown helps it to be seen that Romeo and Juliet going after each other is causing them to make not good decisions. You can see the constant atrocious decision-making, from the past two to the next. Romeo and Juliet continue to make lousy decisions such as them officially getting married. Friar Lawrence speaks to Romeo and Juliet about being “incorporate two in one” before he leaves them “shall not stay alone.” (Shakespeare 2.6.35) From the brief passage from the story, you can see how many bad decisions are being made and how they are adding up, leading towards the tragic end. As can see from reading, the
The detrimental influence on character in literature by the power of emotions is a crucial theme in “Romeo and Juliet” by William Shakespeare. A common misunderstanding is underestimating the power of emotions. Emotions immensely harm the host character by reducing many crucial abilities. Characters in literature who are a victim to these emotions often become vulnerable and sometimes even destroy themselves. Romeo, is exceptionally negatively influenced by the power of his emotions which eventually lead to his suicide.
It is evident that Juliet is in love with Romeo and her main goal is for them to be together, however, Chante is presented as an obstacle that prevents her from being with Romeo and she therefore decides that her need is to get rid of Chante. In the end, however, Juliet suffers due to her flaw, which is seen as her jealousy, insecurity, pride and controlling personality, which is seen throughout the production from when she has control over Romeo to when she loses her
Regret is a feeling that one gets after doing something wrong or failing to do something. This feeling makes a person reflect on their actions in order to learn, grow and develop into a better, stable person. In Louisa May Alcott 's novel "Little Women”, regret is always followed by anger towards the end of a situation. When Amy March infuriated her sister Josephine, Josephine ignored her until she almost lost her sister and ended up feeling guilty because of her bad temper. Theodore Laurence also acted impulsively when he embarrassed Margaret March because he got irritated from Josephine for not telling him a secret.
Both protagonist’s Macbeth and Lady Macbeth display affection to each other at the start and then after the murders they go down their separate paths. The couple are very close and love each other a lot and then slowly separate due to them both feeling guilty of their acts which then leaves the reader astounded. The love is firstly shown towards the start when they refer to each as “my love” and “my husband” then once they feel guilty for their acts they go down different ways. It is shown that they separate by when Macbeth starts to make decisions without consulting her and pretty much shuts her
Although Jocasta vehemently protests against the prophecies, they do end up coming true. Thus, we find that Jocasta’s character is quite an interesting one in the play and it is a central one as well. She is depicted as a very complex and complicated character, who is stubborn and in denial, as she is not able to face her fears at first. However, when she finally accepts the truth, her guilt gets the better of her and she is unable to live a normal life after that. She ends up killing herself after she finds out that she inadvertently married her own son, and it shows her vulnerability, as it is depicted that she took her own life out of guilt for ruining her family and her
They soon begin to fall in love and express passion for one another, even though their families have great hatred towards each other. Romeo and Juliet believe they can stop this feud by falling in love, and soon marrying. They struggle along the way of their marriage due to the different opinions of their peers and enemies. Throughout the play. the characters express different attitudes and opinions about the topic of marriage.