Her desire for power has made her ruthless, cruel, and cold blooded. Lady Macbeth’s yearnings and ambition cause’s her to die, and later her desires end up killing her husband as
Topic Sentence: To begin, Medea’s lets her emotions overcome her when Jason leaves her to marry Glauce the daughter of King Creon. Context #1 (1-2): Jason has just abandoned Medea and his two children for Glauce in attempt to greater his wealth and status. Medea questions herself if she was a good wife to him that he would leave her for a princess:
Her ultimate revenge is to kill their own children. The theme is revenge because the whole play is about how Medea 's anger leads to her murder their own children to avenge her husband. The play begins with the Amman have a conversation with yourself about how she wished that Medea had never moved to Corinth, that is where the play is played out. Amman is afraid of what Medea will do to itself but especially toward her children which she is unable to look at because they remind her of her husband, Jason, who has had an affair with the daughter of the Greek King.
In Homer’s Odyssey Odysseus should have killed the suitors because they had overrun his palace, sleeping with the maids, and demanded Penelope to marry one of them. Odysseus’s palace has been overran by the suitors. When Odysseus returns to Ithaca, he has to be in disguise. He has enemies at his home that will recognize him. Therefore if they notice him he may be put to death.
Ophelia has died. I think it was all thanks to me she went crazy in her head she has suicide herself thanks to what i did to her father, it breaks my heart having to say farewell to my loved Ophelia. Claudius and Laertes are trying to kill me in such a dirty way where they kill my mother as well with poison they put on the wine i was supposed to drink and we were to compete in a swordfight for i could gain his forgiveness on which they were going to poison me and i poisoned them. Claudius payed for what he did to my family and i payed for what i did to Laertes
The Bough Breaks is one of the three epic plays inside This Restless House by Zinnie Harris which is a modern adaptation based of Aeschylus’ ancient Greek tragedy Oresteia. This trilogy tells the tale of a family struck by madness and murder as Clytemnestra (mother of Electra, Iphigenia and Orestes) murders her husband Agamemnon after he sacrifices their youngest daughter Iphigenia for the gods. This event triggers the downfall of their family as Electra and her brother Orestes suffer with their grief, throwing them into a state of madness just like their mother. This leads to them murdering their own mother in cold blood as well as her new husband Aegisthus as they believed their father demanded revenge. In the end, the family are put on trial
The Greek myth of Agamemnon was about a king, who was betrayed by his wife despite his war efforts to reclaim his throne. In the second last stanza, “The broken wall, the burning roof and tower / And Agamemnon dead.” (lines 10, 11) references to the innocent expectations Leda had of the swan but was wrongly mistaken when the rape occurred. The betrayal takes place by the swan gaining Leda’s trust by impersonation of purity and victimizing her. This use of mistrust resulted in the confusion of Leda, not able to grasp what she wanted.
From a young age, Queen Cersei started her evil off with the jealousy that fueled her to push her best friend into a well, ultimately killing her. Hereafter, Cersei continued to murder if necessary to the point where redemption is out of the question. Which is comparable to Macbeth in the way he plotted clandestine deaths of the people around him and killed to achieve his only desire; the throne. Queen Cersei could not escape the evil that fixated itself on her, or in other words, all the perfumes of Arabia could not sweeten her little hand just like Lady Macbeth.
Medea: The Revengeful “Let death destroy Jason and Jason’s children! Let the whole ancestry of Jason be destroyed!” (Fredrick, 2015 , p. 18) Studying the case of Medea, effects of PTSD made her commit Spouse revenge filicide because she wanted to punish her husband, Jason, for betraying her and breaking the oath he took. In his article, Combat Trauma and physiological injury, Brian Lush uses the same method Jonathan Shay used to interpret Achilles’s actions in the Iliad for Medea’s situation.
“ARABIAN NIGHTS” Arabian nights is a story about a king who has a mental disorder because of trauma in his past experience of marriage. His wife betrayed him and was to kill him. The king has a brother who wants to kill him too so that he could rule over the king’s kingdom too. The king was about to marry a new maiden and that is his childhood friend. Everyone is scared for the maiden because they know that the king can kill her because of his mental disorder and craziness.
Even as a form of justice, Medea 's decision to kill her children is a violation against natural law. In Antigone, the violation of natural law occurs when King Creon does not allow a proper burial of Polyneices. Antigone argues against Creon 's authority and stating
Hayes and Komisarjevsky went to Dr. William and Jennifer Petit’s house. They tried to kill William, masterbated on their daughter, planned to raped the wife, ask for 15000$ in cash and accidentally forget untied their daughter before lighting the braze. However, Hayes was regret, he tried to commit suicide. For Komisarjevsky, he got raped so many times until he couldn’t count when he was young. Sam Harris even putted himself in Komisarjevsky’s position, if he got treated same as Komisarjevsky.
He start to choke me, saying You better shut up and git used to it. ”(Walker, 1980, pg.3). After Celie’s mother passed away due to the illness, Alfonso continues to mercilessly rape Celie . Celie thinks that her father has murdered both her children but in fact, he has sold them. He then brings a new woman to his home.
Upon first reading this play, emotions of anger, disappointment, and relief swirled to the surface. The fact that Medea was to escape without any consequences angered me so much, but as I thought about it more, my emotions began to shift. It wasn’t as if Medea murdering her children was something she wanted to do. She had to have gone through so much to push her to that point. How can I better justify her actions and relate it to a 21st century audience?
This is an ironic statement as Medea is actually planning to kill her children, a fact which the audience does not yet know about. Jason uses another form of rhetorical stretching, which includes his plea that leaving his wife and children was a ‘wise move’, and that the decision was made with Medea’s best interests at heart, as much an attempt to convince himself as much as the audience. The chorus is quick to point out that ‘You have betrayed your wife and are acting badly.’ The Nurse is our first instance of anagnorisis during the play. Though an ancient Greek audience would well be in tune with the stories in Greek mythology, the Nurse’s role would still have proved important, as she was a tool Euripides used to transport the audience