King Lear is the king of Britain, one day he decides to step down from his throne and divide his Kingdom among his three daughters equally. Goneril, Regan and Cordelia are put through a test, to prove their love for their father. Cordelia says that she has no words to describe how much she loves her father, and that she loves him as much as daughter should love her father. Other two daughters exaggerate their answers, making their father think that Cordelia does not love him as much as they do. This scene basically leads to every other event in the play, leading to King Lear 's tragic downfall.
Macbeth is now (19) enthralled that he is king but something is still lingering in his head. The witches told Banquo, his partner that “lesser than Macbeth and greater. Not so happy, yet much happier. Thou shall get kings, though thou ne none” (Shakespeare 19). Since the witches prophesies has come true for Macbeth, he feels that he has to kill Banquo and his kids so that they do not become kings.
In Hamlet there are many forces that motivate Prince Hamlet’s behavior to change and seek revenge. The leading force for Hamlet’s behavior to change is his mother marrying her dead husband’s brother two months later. In the play Hamlet states “O God, a beast that wants discourse of reason/ Would have mourned longer-married with my uncle,/ My father’s brother, but no more like my father” ( I.ii.150-152). This explains that Hamlet is frustrated because his mother moved on so fast and it seemed to him that she never really loved King Hamlet. Hamlet also claims that “Together with all forms, moods, shapes of grief,/That can denote me truly” ( I.ii.82-83 ).
The Queen seems unhappy to the king so he send puck to get this flower so she will fall back in love with the king but little does he that when he sends puck after the boy for talking to the lady like garbage puck gives the flower power to the wrong guy with all of this going on the king says “ayme !for aught that ever i could read could ever hear by tale or history the course of true love never did run smooth”(). And love does not run smooth he had t go threw all of this to get his wife t love him
However, to be eligible to marry Panchaali there is an unbelievably hard test of skill. Panchaali ends up marrying Arjun, a Pandava prince. However, she has really fallen in love with Karna, the Pandava’s enemy Arjun’s mother Kunti accidentally tells all four of Arjun’s brothers to share whatever it is that Arjun has brought causing Panchaali to have to marry all five of the Pandavas. Because of those five marriages, the Kauravas have to allow the Pandavas back into Hastinapur and Dhritarashtra is shamed into giving Yudhisthir his half of the kingdom. After many years of a happy reign in their own kingdom, Yudhisthir plays a rigged gambling game with Duryodhan and as a result the five chauhan2 Pandavas and Panchaali are banished into the forest for twelve years and they must spend their thirteenth year in exile undercover.
A romantic subplot develops when Lorenzo, a close friend of Antonio and Bassanio, falls in love with Shylock 's daughter, Jessica. He manages to elope with her by disguising her as a boy, and she manages to take with her a goodly amount of her father 's ducats. Of course, this infuriates Shylock, and he vows revenge. Shortly thereafter, Bassanio and Gratiano leave for Belmont, where the "fair Portia" has just sent away the Prince of Morocco and the Prince of Arragon, two more disappointed, unsuccessful suitors. When Bassanio asks to choose one of the caskets, Portia falls immediately in love with him, and she begs him to wait a few days before choosing one of the caskets.
Romeo and Juliet eventually end up perishing because of Friar Lawrence marrying them without the consent of both the feuding families. After they meet initially at the Capulet party, Romeo and Juliet fall in love at first siteght. This eventually leads to them arranging and executing a secret marriage without the knowledge or even the consent for them to married from either of the families. Friar Lawrence,
His desire for revenge increases. Unmindful of the misery he is causing his daughter, he sets her lover Mathias against Lodowick, the governor’s son. Abigail is loved by both Mathias and Lodowick and barabas takes this opportunity to start a fight between them. On knowing barabas’s plan, his daughter desserts herself from her father and rejoins the nunnery. Not realizing it is he himself who has been alse and unkind, he accuses Abigail of unkindness, for her adoption of Christianity has disgraced him.
Vidura urged the king to get rid of the child but Dhritarashtra refused to follow his advice.8 Kaurava's animosity towards their cousins intensified at the sight of Pandu's sons exploits. Bheeshma appointed Drona, a great master of arms, to teach the boys. Drona proposed a contest to exhibit the princes's dexterity. However, a stranger appeared and challenged Arjun. It was Karna, son of Kunti and the god of sun, whom she abandoned in a basket on a river.
In a bitter rivalry amongst siblings, a malicious diplomat Aurangzeb, brought Dara Sukoh to his death, after which Dara’s first wife Nadira Begum had swallowed poison and killed herself. Aurangzeb forced Ranadil to join his royal Harem, but she refused. He, like Dara Shikoh, was enchanted by Ranadil’s beauty and musical prowess and fell in love with her instantly. A heartless emperor lost himself in Ranadil’s love. On Radanil’s refusal to join the Harem, Aurangzeb had her imprisoned.