“Out, damned spot!... yet who would have thought the old man had so much blood in him” (5.1.36). Lady Macbeth feels as if she can not be mentally cleansed until her hands are. Lady Macbeth's failure to relieve the guilt causes her to commit suicide. “The queen, my lord, is dead… she should have died hereafter” (5.5.20).
The leading antagonist, Abigail Williams, drank blood as a charm to kill the wife of John Proctor, the protagonist with whom she was infatuated. Reverend Parris discovers the girls who blame the night’s events on one of the women in their party, knowing that witchcraft is punishable by death. After this first accusation, more and more began to occur. Arthur Miller conveys the struggle of justice through integrity with accusations of Giles Corey, John Proctor, and the evil Abigail Williams. Giles
In this quote she is dreaming about the blood on her hands. She can not get the blood off or the smell to go away. Guilt was killing macbeth and his wife. In conclusion guilt played a major role in Macbeth. The theme of guilt is indicated by Lady Macbeth through her dreams and Macbeth’s internal conflict.
While asleep, Lady Macbeth said, “yet who would have thought the old man to have had so much blood in him?” (Shakespeare 5.1.34). She is unable to get the “blood off her hands” and goes crazy trying to deal with the burden of the murder. She goes so crazy that she eventually kills herself to end her sorrow. Lady Macbeth is a pivotal character in Macbeth. She is the one who moves the story along through Duncan's murder and Macbeth’s downfall.
From hearing a prophecy to committing murder, Macbeth develops a different character throughout the play. That could say Macbeth let a few words from the ‘witches’ puppet him. He was not the only one who was controlled; Lady Macbeth let Duncan’s death take over her, and drive her to insanity. To lose sleep, and going crazy, Lady Macbeth let her guilt eat her alive little by little. From a happy marriage to the Macbeths' no longer having love in their relationship and only having fear, guilt and hunger for power.
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
Death for Lisa is heightened, as she sees many instances of death in her hysterical sexual hallucinations, which is noticed in her poem, and in her reflective analysis of the poem. “…The young woman was thinking of the smoke of the train being carried away behind them. Also she saw this friendly young soldier lying frozen in his coffin…” (p.34. Chapter 2) This is again indicative of her sense of death, but also of her psychic energies, as she is able to predict the deaths of people who are somehow connected to her. The soldier in this extract is a character who is mentioned throughout the first three sections of this novel as Freud’s son, whom Lisa has her erotic encounters with, thus reinforcing the life and death instincts further.
The painting Ophelia by John Everett Millais ,created in 1852, is composed of oil on canvas. In the play Hamlet by WIlliam Shakespeare, there is a renown scene where an important character dies. The character that dies is called Ophelia and in Millais’s painting it is depicting the exact moment when her occurs. In the scene the character Ophelia climbs a tree hanging over a brook ,trying to hang her garlands, and a branch breaks dropping her into the water. Her body is surrounded by the water, trees, and flowers.
At the conclusion of the play, Lady Macbeth dies from unknown causes, Macbeth is murdered by Macduff, another nobleman, and Scotland rejoices because Macbeth’s reign of terror has come to an end. Attempting to find the cause of Macbeth’s descent into insanity, many have blamed certain characters and circumstances for Macbeth’s downfall. However, using motifs such as gender roles and the supernatural, Shakespeare shows that the cause of Macbeth’s loss of humanity and downfall was Lady Macbeth’s failure to conform to gender roles. Lady Macbeth resists the gender
The news Gertrude brings of Ophelia is that she had drowned in the river. The religious argument the gravediggers deal with as they dig Ophelia’s grave is if she should be buried in a graveyard since her death was a suicide. Once Hamlet learns that Ophelia has died, he reacts with sorrow and anger. Hamlet’s state of mind through his actions reveals that he felt guilt for how he treated Ophelia. Also, Hamlet 's state of mind revealed his feelings for Ophelia by the way he reacted.