Claudius says that “ To our most valiant brother…” demonstrates that he was not remorseful regarding his brother’s death and may be covering up the reality that he murdered him (Hamlet 21). Hamlet’s insanity in an act of cheating invented to draw away the attention from his distrustful deeds as he attempts to collect proof against Claudius (Smith 174). Hamlet discloses to Horaito his deceitful scheme to feign madness. Additionally, Hamlet plans to deceive his mother, Getrude, during a meeting in her clandestine. During the interaction, Hamlet would seem to intend to harm; he will direct the cruelty of Nero, alleged to have killed his mother, to assist him “speak daggers” to his mother; however, he has no intent of committing a crime.
When he is given the truth, he is unwilling to accept the truth. Therefore, he will have to punish himself as he promised the people of the town. When Oedipus learns that he is the one who killed Laius, he is angry and unaccepting. He turns to blame the person closest to him, Creon, but, Tiresias says, “Creon is not your enemy. You are your own” (Episode 1).
He wanted to kill Romeo even when he hadn 't even met him. Then he got mad at his father when he said that he couldn 't kill him. Then when Romeo tries to make peace with him he beat up Romeo and then killed Mercutio. Then at the beginning of the story when he said that he hates all Montagues and he hates the word peace. Tybalt is the reason why Romeo was banished.
To get back at Romeo, Tybalt challenges him to a duel. Earlier the Prince had given a speech to stop the two families from fighting. Tybalt however, being inconsiderate of others, starts the fight anyways. Moreover, Tybalt is the one who stabbed and killed Mercutio first. While some may argue that Romeo is the one who killed Tybalt and should be taken blame, yet the reason for the fight between Romeo and Tybalt is due to Tybalt’s action of killing Mercutio, thus Tybalt is to be blamed more.
I tell thee, churlish priest,” (188.8.131.52). Laertes could be the exact opposite of Hamlet in regards to their revenge. Hamlet, not being happy with just killing the king wants him to go to hell but doesn’t want to go to hell himself. Laertes doesn’t care about his fate as long as he gets his revenge. King Claudius provokes Laertes into challenging Hamlet to a duel that will insure his death, “ A chalice for the nonce, whereon but sipping, if he by chance escape your venom’d stuck, our purpose may hold there” (4.7.160-162).
After Tybalt had just injured Mercutio in the battle that was not supposed to be with him, Mercutio states that wrath will be put on the families. He swore,“I am hurt/A plague a both houses! I am sped./ Is he gone and hath nothing?” (2.1.867) Tybalt never would have never been mad enough to attempt to kill Romeo, but instead Mercutio if he had not gone to the party. If Tybalt would not have killed Mercutio then Romeo would not have killed Tybalt, leading to him being banished and Juliet being distraught enough to fake her own death. To this end, Tybalt played a huge role in the death of Romeo and Juliet.
Tybalt slayed Mercutio and would have been executed anyway. Loyal Romeo simply avenged his friend, Mercutio’s death by killing Tybalt in return. However, the cataclysmic family feud between the Montagues and Capulets made it impossible for Romeo to remain in Verona. He must leave and let all the catastrophic events unfold for when he
For on March 15th, it is predicted that something bad will happen to Caesar. In Oedipus the King, the Oracle of Delphi prophesied that Oedipus would kill his father and sleep with his mother: "You are fated to couple with your mother...you will kill your father, the one who gave you life!" (Sophocles 873-875). Despite this comparison, they both reacted to their fate in different ways. Caesar is too egotistical and ambitious and chose to ignore the Soothsayer: "He is a dreamer; let us leave him: pass," (Shakespeare 1.2.110), while Oedipus took it the oracle very seriously and fled Corinth: "I heard all that and I ran.
This is a good word to describe Hamlet as he does awful things to others, but he feels no remorse. “After he kills Polonius, he begins to ‘wring" his mother's "heart.’ (Colston 19).” The irony of this is that he committed murder just a moment ago, and he is acting self-righteous and accusing his mother. Hamlet shows no remorse for murdering Polonius as he even makes a joke of it to Claudius and does not even give him a proper burial. Hamlet shows even more sociopathic traits even later on in the play. In act 5, Horatio mentions that Guildenstern and Rosencrantz are dead.
228-30). In other words, he is saying that if we are innocent, there is no reason to watch the play and be bothered by it. After the player serving as King Hamlet is murdered, Claudius goes ballistic, yelling for the lights to be turned on and storming out of the room. Hamlet interprets Claudius’s behavior as proof of his guilt and concludes that the claim made by the ghost was correct, and decides he will avenge his father by killing Claudius. As for this time in the play, Hamlet decides that although his father was murdered, he can acquire vengeance by killing the murderer