Brutus made justified actions in result of his internal conflicts. He believes that Caesar is not fit to be a king, and will become dictatorial. This problem plagued Brutus for several sleepless nights. He finally came to his conclusion that, for the better of Rome, he must stop Caesar before he gets too powerful (II, i, 34-36). As he joins the Conspiracy to kill Caesar, he believes the rest of the Conspirators have the same view as him.
Sophocles gives purpose to Haemons’s suicide by demonstrating that its cause was not only his love but also to expose his father’s illogical and prideful actions. He states “Then she’ll die—and in her death kill someone else.” after Creon refuses to change his mind because of his pride. He states this in love because he doesn 't want to live without her so he 'll die with her. The character attempts to convey his emotional frustration as the final possible way of getting his father 's attention on this subject. His father responds by saying “are you so insolent you threaten me?” he answers “where’s the threat in challenging a bad decree”.
Not only did Macbeth die for being overly ambitious. His wife also dies as well for riding the same wave as Macbeth and being selfish for being king and queen. We see this in Act 5 scene 5 when Macbeth says, “She should have died hereafter; There would have been a time for such a word (5.5.20).” Macbeth caused his own death when he decided to murder and steal the rightful throne of
Nero has his step brother, Britannicus, killed so that his rule was not opposed. He then has his mother assassinated due to her opposition to his relationship with a married woman (Seneca xii). When Nero discovers the Pisonian Conspiracy to overthrow him, he goes out of his way to have anyone so much as implicated as having a part in the plot executed. Much like Atreus, Nero lets his passions rule his life by unjustly killing those that he felt threatened his power. Since all of Seneca’s plays lack dates, it is unknown when he wrote Thyestes.
Knowing their fate can sometimes blind people and cause them to try to avoid the fate. In the cause of Oedipus, Antigone’s father, his father learned that Oedipus was to kill him and marry his wife, Oedipus’ own mother, so he tried to avoid that fate by banishing Oedipus. He unknowingly put into play the events that led up to Oedipus killing him and marrying his wife. When Oedipus found out, he gouged out his eyes and prophesied that his own sons would kill each other in battle. This event ultimately comes to pass (Oedipus Rex).
Both were influential leaders that many people looked up too. Abraham Lincoln before he was assassinated in 1865 he definitely left his mark on the world. Without his leadership people, today would not be where they are today. He was considered the greatest President of the United States. His action leads to the freeing of the slaves.
Have you ever been stabbed in the back by one of your friends? Julius Caesar understands how you feel. In William Shakespeare’s play Julius Caesar, Brutus was a man known for his honor, and was a friend of Caesar; but he thought that he was too ambitious for his own good so he, Cassius and a group of members of the Roman senate all conspired to kill him. Brutus believed that killing Caesar was best for Rome's future. Unfortunately, instead of going to Caesar and discussing their concerns with him; they decide to end his life.
To begin, the narrator should be sentenced to life in prison since the murder was premeditated. For instance, “I made up my mind to take the life of the old man.”(Poe, 1843) This declares that the narrator made the decision, in advance, to kill the innocent old man, proving he committed first degree murder. Not only did he state that he wanted to murder the old man, he also affirmed that “every night, about midnight, I turned the latch of his door and opened it.”(Poe, 1843) Despite having entered the victim’s room for 8 nights and planning the kill, the murderer did not plan the exact moment he would strike him until the old man opened his eye.”It was open-wide,wide open-and I grew more furious as I gazed upon it”(Poe,1843). In that moment, the narrator decided how he would murder the old man without it being schemed. However, while he had not predetermined his method of attack he did know where he would hide the old man’s body after the event.
Enough.” Macbeth goes out of his way in an attempt to change fate and orders the murder of Macduff’s entire family. “He has kill'd me, mother: Run away, I pray you!” This drives Macduff to take revenge by killing Macbeth fulfilling the prophecy and ending Macbeth’s life. If Macbeth did not have so much ambition, he would not have visited the witches or even try to kill Macduff’s family. These two events demonstrate how Macbeth’s great ambition resulted in his downfall. Macbeth could’ve saved himself if he did not kill Banquo and Macduff’s family.
Indeed there is danger and it George B. Wilson, who shoots Gatsby then shoots himself. The Great Gatsby, written by F. Scott Fitzgerald, takes a quick turn from Chapter 7 to the ending of Chapter 8. Especially as our protagonist, Jay Gatsby, is assassinated by George B. Wilson. After a while George figures out that Gatsby is the one that killed his wife, so Daisy would not get thrown in jail. Finally, George shows up at Gatsby’s house killing him, starting the madness of losing control and where the past, present, and future all blend together for a huge importance;
3 Oct. 2015. . This site tells of how John Wilkes Booth, and “several of his accomplices” plotted to kidnap President Abraham Lincoln and take him to the Confederate capital,Richmond, Virginia It reports that Lincoln did not attend the spot that the men were suppose to abduct him from. They hatched a new plan by finding a new destination of his. He was going to attend Laura Keene’s performance of “Our American Cousin” at Ford’s Theatre . While the president was the main target for John Booth, his partners each had a different mission in mind.
Another strategy that Grant had, he would do at the battle of Vicksburg he would cut off the supply lines to city so that they would starve (creating America textbook). That’s what eventually led the Confederates to surrender the city to Grant and John Rodgers. “When they won this battle and took the town the favor of the war turned to the North” (creating America textbook). Another example of Grant’s genius military strategies was at the Battle of Fort Donnellson. The Union attacked the fort early in the morning and was quickly force to retreat, but Grant quickly attacked again (nps.gov).
Although John Wilkes Booth claims to have had his reasons for murdering Abraham Lincoln, this only explains, it does not excuse, the action (O’Reilly, 26). John Wilkes Booth pulled the trigger in Ford’s Theater on April 15, 1865 and assassinated the 16th president of the United States of America, Abraham Lincoln. The assassination of Abraham Lincoln was unjustified because he worked to end slavery and lead our country humbly through the tremendous pressures put on him during the Civil War; however, some may believe the President was attempting to remove the Constitution
Booths main goal is to bring the Confederacy (CSA) back. To do so, he and his mates have to do a series of assassinations. Booth had to assassinate Lincoln, which he did but not quite. Lincoln got shot in the head but still lives on a while longer. Lewis Powell had been assigned to kill Secretary of State William Seward, which he fails to do so (Pg.
Booth had many other conspirators behind the scenes of the the master plan. The men who were meant to kill the Secretary of State were Lewis Powell and David Herold, as the man who was assigned to kill the Vice President was George Atzerodt. Although none of the conspirators went through with the plan but John Wilkes Booth. When Lincoln arrived late to Ford’s Theater, he immediately went up to a private box above the stage along side his wife, army officer Henry Rathbone, and Henry’s fiance. When Booth came to the private box, the army officer rushed towards Booth only for Booth to stab the officer in the shoulder then proceeded to point a .44 caliber to the back of Lincoln’s head.