Liesel, the main protagonist of The Book Thief, following him as her journey progresses, allowing him to do his wife’s bidding: her kiss. The deathly duo kisses Liesel through her little brother, and through the destruction of Himmel Street, Liesel’s home, in the end of the story; however, this only proves how prevalent Death and War are in The Book Thief. After the extensive period of time when Death and War claim Himmel Street for their own, Liesel finally meets this narrator and discovers she had not been dragging them along all this time, she wouldn’t have had a successful life. As Liesel described her life with the married couple on Himmel Street, she states that “Not that it was a living hell. It wasn’t.
Once Emily realized Homer had no intentions on settling down with her she put her plan in motion. “I want poison, she told the druggist” (Faulkner 684). What did we suppose she was to do with poison? Other characters in this story believed “she would kill herself” (Faulkner 685). This is where the mystery unfolds of how profound her dysfunction is rooted, for the day Emily Grierson took her last breath that is when those whom had not crossed her threshold beyond her sitting room could now view the contents of the rest of her
After killing Duncan In act 2, scene 2, lines 39-41 Macbeth says “Methought I heard a voice say “Sleep no more! / Macbeth does murder sleep,””. Macbeth says that he killed Duncan during his sleep so now he won’t be able to sleep. He starts talking in third person and says that he can’t even think of what he did. Later Lady Macbeth starts sleepwalking from the guilt of helping Macbeth kill all of the people.
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.
He wondered how much longer he could keep avoiding people, lying to them. How much longer could he keep dodging the inevitable?” Meredith Ward is another person who is affected by her husband’s death. Due to Charlie Ward’s death she starts to feel lonely and empty. The novel reads, “She looked up at her mother’s face and for the first time realized how terribly lonely her mother must be…But Jenna knew that her mother’s friends could never fill the void left by her father.” In this quote, Jenna is observing her mother’s behavior and is realizing that Meredith Ward and Charlie Ward had a special relationship that could never be replaced and that causes her to feel disconsolate. Also, Meredith Ward is starting to become sleep-deprived because she has no one there for her.
The play, Romeo and Juliet, written by William Shakespeare consists of two teenage, star-crossed lovers, who fell in love and put their emotions over everything. Considering the rivalry between their families they thought it better to keep their relationship a secret. Within less than a week of knowing one another, they both ended their lives, which resulted in the demolishment of their family’s’ rivalry. Could Romeo and Juliet truly have fallen in love, or perhaps in lust? Even though it can be seen that Romeo and Juliet could not live without each other, lust definitely leads to fatal disasters.
With in this one day Medea kills Jason’s loved one she says she does this to hurt him but arguably this hurts her. Medea first kills the princess. She sends her two sons with gifts to give to her but they are covered in poison. When the princess touches the gifts she immediately dies. It despair the
Nick and Gatsby become close friends and learns that he loves his Daisy. Throughout the story Nick learns more and more secrets about these characters until the truth came out. Once the truth came out about Daisy and Gatsby’s love, in the heat of the moment, Daisy runs over Tom’s mistress Myrtle, and not long after Gatsby dies too. In both stories the main characters search for their true love by sacrificing a part of themselves and conquering trouble. The characters lose a part of themselves when they are searching for their true love.
There are many characters that contributed to the tragic acts of love and suicide in Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, but who is the most to blame? In the famous play, we have two families, the Montagues and the Capulets, who have been feuding with each other for many years. Romeo, from the Montague family, and Juliet, from the Capulets, have fallen in love. Due to the distasteful acts from each side, their children must go to great lengths to keep their love a secret. The end of this story isn’t pretty, so whose fault was it?
The book states “And here, I have killed them, I have killed them… kill them. My Mirren, my Johnny, my Gat.”(208 Lockhart). Cadence thinks its her fault that the liars are dead. She starts to think of ways she could of prevented the fire. At the end of the story cadence say goodbye to all of the liars and she never sees them
They examined the body and a piece of skull was missing from the top of her head, and a flashlight fit exactly in that space. She was strangled with a garrote and she was also sexually assaulted. She died from all of these terrible things, but ultimately died from the blow to the head. JonBenet did not drink or eat anything that was poisoned, she died from abuse. They may have tried to cover it up as an accident and a break in so it would throw off the police.
Juliet was at fault for her and Romeo’s death because she stabbed herself. Due to Juliet’s “untimely death,” Romeo poisoned himself, thinking that she was dead. When Juliet woke up and found Romeo dead, she took Romeo’s dagger and stabbed herself.”This is thy sheath; there rust, and let me die”(V.III.170). These were Juliet’s last words before she stabbed herself with the dagger of the man she had driven to poisoning himself. While Friar Lawrence was explaining what happened he said “But, as it seems, did violence on herself”(V.III.264).