According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, impulsivity can be defined as acting or responding to an event without forethought. In the tragedy Othello by William Shakespeare, the protagonist, Othello, is a tragic hero who struggles to balance his power as Venetian general with his personal life. His ancient, Iago, the antagonist of the play, is angered because Othello did not choose him to be lieutenant. Iago attempts to stage an affair between Cassio, the lieutenant, and Desdemona, Othello’s wife. Iago’s manipulations expose many of Othello’s character flaws and leads to his suicide.
From violent duals to envious revenge Othello’s death embodies the many consequences of previous events in the play. At the beginning of the play, Othello becomes general and appoints Cassio as second in command, but Othello does not even mention Iago. Quickly, envy builds inside Iago causing him to despise Othello. Iago methodically plans his revenge for Othello and ultimately accomplishes overall destruction and vengeance. Eventually, Iago “thoroughly unsettles Othello by making him believe that Desdemona has betrayed” him (Keyishian 3).
He is disgusted by his mother for remarrying to her brother in law. He tells her in Act II, Scene IV: "Mother, you have my father much offended. She seemed to love him, yet she supposedly fell in love with his brother? Perturbed at this rash, almost incestuous act”. He believes she lied to his father about her love, otherwise she would not have fallen in love with
He regarded women as weak human beings, who could easily fall in temptation, as a result of his mother’s betrayal. In Act 3, Scene I, Hamlet clearly states that he did not love Ophelia, “You should not have believed me; for virtue cannot so inoculate our old stock but we shall relish of it. I loved you not”. But by taking into account the circumstances in which this conversation happened, the statement cannot be considered true. At this point, he was being driven by the rage that had been building up in his
¨For never was a story of more woe than this of Juliet and her Romeo¨. In Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare is a story of two lovers who take their life all because of a misunderstanding. However, who is to blame for their tragic demise? The parents who made the two lovers feel like outcasts must be to blame. The Capulets forced Juliet to marry Paris, the constant fighting made them want to keep the marriage secret, and made Romeo and Juliet to scared to say anything.
The children corrupt the system; they take over the reigns and twist the perceptions of their people until they became the ones in control. With a deadly mix of radicalism and hysteria, the once-peaceful village became a nightmare for those who didn 't fit the perfect Puritanical mold. John Proctor is given a disproportionately punishment to his crime — yes, he commits lechery. Yes, he lies to his community about the affair with Abigail Williams. No individual, however, deserves the suffering these accused witches are forced to experience.
He repeatedly shows himself to not be above discriminating as he is discriminated against, saying of Antonio that he hates him for he is a Christian (Shakespeare, Act 1 Sc. 3, 363), and hoping to exact revenge by way of murder on Antonio. Furthermore, even in acts of genuine emotion, there is the fact that his character is depicted with the tinge of apathetic money-mindedness about him. Even in his grief on being abandoned by his daughter, he is more concerned that she has fled with his money and precious stones (Shakespeare, Act 2 Sc. 8, 1085-1095).
The second reason Romeo is at fault for Tybalt 's death is that Romeo crashed the Capulet party. “Uncle, this is a Montague, our foe, A villain that is hither come in spite To scorn at our solemnity this night”.(1.5.60-63). This means that Tybalt is saying that Romeo, (a Montague), is an enemy to them and that he has come to their party to make fun of anyone who has come to it. Ultimately Tybalt has anger inside him. Tybalt was enraged because Romeo( a Montague) sneaked in their party which they were not allowed to go to.
The Tudors is a historical fiction show about the rule of Henry the 8th and his six wives. Whenever Henry decided that he did not love his current wife and no longer wanted to be married to her, he would blame others for their failing marriage and unhappiness. For instance, Henry was madly in love with his second wife, Anne Boleyn. However, when she miscarried their son and the child turned out to be deformed, he decided to blame her for their deteriorating marriage, and their malformed, miscarried son. He even put some of the blame on God by claiming God was punishing him for getting a divorce from his first wife, Catherine of Aragon.
This infuriates Hamlet and causes him to want revenge. Hamlet never trusted his uncle in the first place because he married his mother not even two months after his father died. He is very upset with his mother and even more now that the ghost has admitted the hurt and betrayal that he is feeling. This not only makes Hamlet feel the same way about his mother that the ghost feels but it also makes him so angry that he plans to kill the new king. Revenge is the main point in the play and the ghost king is the one who started Hamlets want for all the revenge.