And so he goes to heaven, And so am I revenged. That would be scanned: A villain kills my father, and for that, I, his sole son, do this same villain send To heaven” (3.3.78-83). In this quote, Hamlet mistakenly thinks that Claudius is praying since he on his knees and this shows the true anger that Hamlet has. Just killing Claudius isn 't enough, Hamlet must make sure that Claudius is being sent directly to Hell where he will suffer for eternity. One of the most prominent times we see Hamlet’s anger is when he murders Polonius, the father to Ophelia, his lover, thinking that it was Claudius.
Persuasive Essay Should Brutus join the conspiracy against Caesar? Some may want Brutus to dodge the conspiracy. While others prefer Brutus to join the scheme against Caesar. Brutus has the done the right thing, by choosing to join the conspiracy, and claims he carries reasonable judgements all throughout act I and act II, for joining the conspiracy. Brutus understands that he needs to do this for the people of Rome, he needs to do it to prevent tyranny, and he realizes that evil can come from a good person.
The prophet, Teiresias, reveals Oedipus’s curse of murdering his father and sleeping with his mother. “To Delphi, and Apollo sent me back / Baulked of the knowledge that I came to seek. / But other grievous things he prophesied, / Woes, lamentations, mourning, portents dire; / To wit I should defile my mother’s bed / And raise up seed too loathsome to behold, / And slay the father from whose loins I sprang” (Oedipus, 791-797). This is Oedipus’s true reality, but his acerbic attitude denies the possibility of its legitimacy. His excuses swell to the extent that when the truth unfolds, his mental stability plummets.
“Upon the murderer I invoke this curse- whether he is one man and all unknown, or one of many- may he wear out his life in misery or doom! If with my knowledge he lives at my hearth, I pray that I myself may feel my curse.” (pg. 42) Although it is widely claim that destiny is by choice, there is a huge number of people who believed that it is by faith. In the story of Oedipus the King by Sophocles, the play illustrates how Oedipus had control of his own free will, because of the choices he made. He discusses throughout the play about his past and what happens to him by making his choices in the story.
These scenes are arguably the most important in their stories and relates them closely together. In Hamlet, Claudius kills King Hamlet which upsets young Hamlet. After meeting his father 's ghost, Hamlet had to investigate further and see if his uncle is guilty. In Gladiator, Commodus kills Emperor Marcus his father because he was going to give the throne to Maximus. Maximus is very upset by this because he thought of Marcus as a father and decides not to honor Commodus as emperor.
He encounters multiple obstacles, but observing Lupito, Narciso, and Ultima’s deaths are the trials Tony must endure, which although traumatize him, allow him to gain a deeper understanding for both his views of the natural and supernatural world. This superior knowledge grants him wisdom that benefits him in his heroic endeavors. Father Atonement, a fragment in the hero cycle, is often depicted as a father figure bestowing forgiveness. In the predominantly Catholic area the story resides in, Catholic priests are revered. Antonio’s impersonation of an atoning priest, who “absolved” his friend Florence of “his sins” reveals his heroism because this moment demonstrates the embodiment of his society’s
In the conclusion, after reading the play “Antigone”, I sympathize the story and result for Creon, and I think he is a tragic hero in the play. Even though, he gained his power through his heroism. He failed to see the example of King Oedipus, and used his stubbornness to make arbitrary decisions. As a result, he was punished by the gods, and lost his families. Although he had braveness to
The Queen, Jacosta, Oedipus’ wife tells him not to believe in the prophet, because they’ve been wrong before, she then tells Oedipus about how she and King Laius had a son who was prophesied to kill Laius and sleep with her but since the child was supposedly dead the prophecy couldn’t be true. Oedipus becomes a bit weary because as a child an old man told him he was adopted and that one day he’d kill his real father and sleep with his mother, Oedipus did also kill a man at a crossroads which sounded like the way Laius died. Oedipus continued questioning the messenger and found out that he was the man everyone spoke of and Jacosta then comes to the realization that Oedipus is her son and kills herself. Oedipus shortly after is escorted away by Creon after realizing that he had slept and procreated with his mother and killed his father. There are many characteristics of Greek tragedy; it always depicts the downfall of a good person who is called the protagonist.
Creon finds out that someone buried Polyneices and says that the person should be put to death, because they broke the King’s new rules. After some confrontation from Teiresias(a prophet),and Creon’s son Haimon who is also set to marry Antigone, Creon decides that he is wrong about putting Antigone to death. By the time he realizes this Antigone is already dead, and because of Antigone's death Haimon kills himself which causes his mother to also kill herself.
Introduction The story of Oedipus the king is gloomy, yet captivating. Going from a child bond around the feet and abandon by the mountainside, to marrying his mother, his story is intriguing. In search of the truth about the prophecy and putting an end to a plague Oedipus, search for king Laius’s killer, did somethings inadvertently, making him a tragic hero. His search for truth in the death of Laius the king, as well as his birth led to the ultimate destruction and downfall of his life. Sending him away to the mountainside with his foot slice and tie as an infant for the reason of abolishing the prophecy said about him when he was born, his mother and father abandon him.