The texts says from “into the Maze of Doom” My father’s hatred of Athens was something I never questioned. But now I am old enough to see that the answer to killing cannot be more killing”(pg15) Also the text states, “Take this thread. Tie one end to the entrance. Unwind it as you walk, so you will be able to find your way back.
Oedipus and Laius believed in the essential part of destiny as the operator that controls and decides their lives. Though, if for instance, Oedipus who was so prideful of himself to outthink fate, why did he so desperately run off from Corinth when it was revealed to him? Oedipus is King of Thebes, gaining fame for answering the riddle to kill the Sphinx that was destroying the city. As a reward he assumed place as King and married the widowed Queen, Jocasta.
As soon as Prince Prospero knew about the disease he immediately tried to build a wall to keep it out, because he didn’t want to face it himself. The Prince just wanted to shut it out. This is very negative because it didn’t solve any problems, it just postponed them. Readers can see that Prince Prospero is a scared and selfish man,
Later on in the plat, Oedipus decides he must find the truth about who killed king Laios and ironically enough it is he who killed the king. Oedipus also married the kings wife who turns out to be his mom. So even with everything they did to change it, everyone fell victim to Destiny. Although Oedipus was the smartest man in his city, he still had certain tragic flaws that would eventually least to his own demise.
The reason this legend did a better job is because the exaggeration emphasized the lesson. According to the story, Pythias had to be killed because he appeared in the king’s dream. Pythias asked for a day to complete some tasks and bid his family goodbye. Damon was left hostage. Damon stated: “There is no need for me to feel afraid, O King, since I have perfect faith in the word of my true friend, and know that he will certainly return before the appointed time— unless, of course, he dies or is held captive by some evil force.”
Sophocles’ claim for this text is: Even if you are powerful and looked at the person you have guilt. Even if you are not sure if it is there or not you still have somewhere in you. Oedipus is a powerful leader and saved his city from a sphinx by solving a riddle. He ran away from his home trying to escape his fate stating that he would kill his father and marry his mother. Little did he know that the parents he ran away from adopted him.
After tearing his own eyeballs out, Oedipus states to his daughter, “What evil is not here? Your father killed his father, plowed the one who gave him birth..” Oedipus is now fully aware of what has now happened. He felts guilty and is left broken. For he now sees what has become and now he must live blind.
She accepts her Fate by committing suicide. In the end, Antigone wasn’t the only one that Fate affected. It also affected Creon by killing off his family and making him be all alone. Tiresias even warned Creon by stating “you have no business with the dead….
This symbolises that ideas are bulletproof and ideas lives on, V was able to bring down the old government and even after his death, his ideas gave the people some sense of hope for a better future. And although, V was dead, his ideas would live on forever through Evey. The last scene of the movie in which the parliaments explodes, depicts great symbolism. V destroys it symbolising that ideas cannot be housed in buildings, it should be able to capture the minds of the people and people should also be free to express their own ideas.
This is actually one of the reasons why Claudius is unable to punish Hamlet, because “Why to a public count I might not go, Is the great love the general gender bear him who, dipping all his faults in affection.” (4.7.20-21) The people favor Hamlet even after he wrongly murdered Polonius. Furthermore, Hamlet 's father returning as a ghost to tell Hamlet of Claudius’s crime, could convince any doubters of the validity of Hamlets claim. This does not happen however, and his whole revenge plan get everyone killed.
Throughout the book Odyssey the main character demonstrates that working hard will help to achieve any goal, even if it seems impossible. In particular, when Odyssey and his men got trapped by the King of Cyclopes he does not give up but, creates a plan on how to escape from the monster. Odyssey exclaims, “ We had escaped!”(56). This shows that the plan was so clever that Odyssey and his men had escaped the Cyclopes with no