Although he is on his best behaviour, the Duke of Ferrara demonstrates many sociopathic tendencies as he recalls the time he shared with his now dead Duchess. Even in death the Duke wishes to hide her away behind the curtain where no other man could admire or see her beauty without the permission of the Duke. The Duke then resumes an earlier conversation regarding wedding arrangements, and points out other work of art, a bronze statue of Neptune taming a sea-horse by Claus of Innsbruck, thus making his late wife nothing but just another piece of art. The arrogance of the duke was best exhibited by subtle comments that he made throughout his speech. He scoffed at the idea that his former duchess could rank "My gift of a nine-hundred-years-old name ….
This was an indication of his insensitive nature, he had considered the idea of showing the envoy the portrait of the duchess. The duke had even brought him up to the private room to talk about the dowry he was expecting to receive by the young woman he intended to marry next. This further indicates and develops the duke 's true lunatic nature, he kept a painting of his last duchess, and he is able to admire the portrait. He just admires the panting while not feeling anything for her other than he did the right thing for her, now he had complete control over her and she will not frustrate him anymore with her
He wrote, “This have I thought good to to deliver thee, my dearest partner of greatness.”( Macbeth, Act 1, Scene 5, Lines 9-10) Macbeth knows that his wife will be in love with the thought of being queen. She tries to make Macbeth reach his potential by making him ashamed of everything that prevents him from being evil. When Macbeth arrives, she greets him as if she was already the queen. As the readers continue, they notice about how dangerous and deathly Macbeth and Lady Macbeth’s relationship can be. For example, the death of King Duncan.
Don Pedro lacks the time in finding a soulmate because he is so busy finding ones for his best friends. Beatrice often shows that she doesn’t want to be married and could carry her character with dignity without being romantically involved with Benedick. Much Ado About Nothing also portrays Beatrice’s strength through her constant comments on marriage, inequality between men and women in the dueling sphere and how everyone should respond to Claudio’s outrageous accusation. Benedick shows the same type of strength in various ways including the success in the war and respecting the opinions of females in the
Romance comes in all different forms and sizes, and Calbert understands that along with these she apprends why people fall in and out of love. Falling in love has a sense of vulnerability that requires taking risks that people are “willing to fail, / why we will still let ourselves fall in love,” in order to sustain real love. Calbert ends her poem with listing the romances with her husband and vows, “knowing nothing other than [their] love” because that is all that matters to her
Then is courtesy a turncoat. But it is certain I am loved of all ladies, only you expect: and I would I could find in my heart that I had not a hard heart; for, truly, I love none” (I, I, Pg.4). Benedick tries to say that Beatrice is the only lady that he doesn’t love. He tries to hide the way he feels. At the party Benedick and Beatrice seem to find their way to each other, and Benedick doesn’t know that Beatrice knows that it is him, and she starts to talk about him, “ Beat.
On the advice of his councilors, he made the situation worse by making it publically known that Vashti was to be banished. This drew even more attention to the fact that Vashti had flouted his command, and made him look a fool to everyone who was at that party. After a while Xerxes found that without Vashti, he was lonely. He could not call her back because his word, once spoken, was law and he didn’t want his subjects to think that he didn’t stick to his word. So his courtiers suggested a solution: to find another queen, a young and beautiful woman who would take Vashti 's place and be by his side.
In act 1, scene 5, when the ghost commands Hamlet to seek revenge, Hamlet first curses his mother “That one may smile, and smile, and be a villain!”. Women were expected to instantly obey any male in the family and Gertrude follows orders without hesitation, most likely in fear of being punished she says “I shall obey you” in Act 3. The women in Shakespeare are consistently loyal to the men in their lives, no matter what the circumstances, which is not fair at all to women. By saying women must be loyal to men, even if they treat them poorly makes women completely lesser to men and allows them to walk all over women. Men all over in Hamlet share the same opinion on women and believe their actions are okay.
Both Parwana and Masooma are infatuated with the same man, however, while Parwana loved Saboor from afar, Masooma and Saboor were growing closer. Masooma understands that her “existence is a punishment” (Hossenini, 72) for Parwana because she devotes her entire life to taking care of her. Following this realization, Masooma demands that Parwana leave her in a dessert to die so that she can “go and marry Saboor” (Hossenini, 73) to pursue her dreams and regain her happiness. Therefore, Masooma made this sacrifice altruistically as she is willing to give up her life along with with everything that made her happy so that her sister could finally be happy. Additionally, in Nineteen Eighty-Four, Winston ends up sacrificing his happiness by conforming to the Party’s regime in order become free.
Porphriyas lover is the ideal case of how love can go wrong and how greatly it can overcome one 's thoughts and emotions. The poem is told from a psychotic perspective, a man who was deeply in love with Porphyria. To him she was a prize possession that he cherished, his obsession with his lover Porphryia overcame him, and it concluded in her death. To him, murder was the perfect method to keep his dear Porphryia forever. In the poem, he describes to the readers his