Now what Tybalt is telling us is that Romeo has killed before but has only been sentenced to be a villain and not to death. So not only has he killed before he has bribed the judge of his real sentence. From the scenes, we don't see he would probably be off upping his kills per day always getting away with it. This is why I believe that Romeo and Juliet is not in fact a love story at all. Shown from the math above and the proof it is fair to say that Romeo is a serial killer.
Making decisions can often be one of the hardest situations someone is put through, especially when the decision can affects others and the way their lives will play out. In the play, The Tragedy of Julius Caesar, by William Shakespeare wrote in 1599, the main focus is on how Rome fell after the soon to be king, Julius Caesar, was murdered. Brutus and many of Caesar’s “friends” were responsible for the murder. Throughout the story, many different writing techniques are used to get the point across, like soliloquies, dramatic irony, reverse psychology and many others. As we can tell from the story Brutus can be seen as a tragic hero.
The narrator in “The Tell-Tale Heart” thought he was hearing the guy’s heart beat after he had killed him. This couldn’t be possible because he cut the guy up and there was no way that his heart could still be beating. He was hearing this “heart-beat” because he was feeling guilty from killing the old man. “...it is the beating of his hideous heart.” The people in the “The Masque of the Red Death” thought they were seeing a masked person at the party that was killing everyone but in my opinion I think they were imaging it. I think they were imaging it because it never describes the person in the story.
Oedipus the King Oedipus the King, the masterpiece of Sophocles, is considered a great tragedy filled with ironies and contradictions between the characters and their personalities. Oedipus is the major character in the story who tries to find out the murderer of Laios who was the king of Thebes. By the time he struggles to solve the problem he is unaware that he is going to find out his own biological father and going to be claimed as the murderer. Actually, this is the main question in this play; how is it possible for Oedipus not to know himself? Is there a really chance that he could not be guilty and be totally innocent?
As a student, one lesson, which is integral and important to me, is the level of belief in, prophesies and dark powers that were available and manifested in the nation of Thebes, where Oedipus was the king. King Oedipus himself confesses that there is prophecy cast upon him that he would murder his father and commit incest with his mother (Sophocles and Taplin 10). The context of dark powers, as evidently shown in the play, was important in society. In the Middle East, such things were unheard. However, prophecies were present in the Middle East, and I can draw inferences from the play about the importance
Oedipus was given the responsibility of killing King Laius’s murderer. He was so confident and sure he would find the killer. But that is where irony fell in place because the whole time Oedipus didn 't know that he was Laius’s murderer. A tragedy is a serious drama featuring a noble, dignified main character who strives to achieve something but ends up being defeated. Often the main character downfall is brought by his or her own flaw.
The Serial Killer Adnan Syed’s case was skewed against his innocence in the Hae Min Lee murder Case. The police and detectives came up with unreasonable reasons for Syed’s will to kill Lee, and they constantly backed up their theories with invalid testimonies of others. However, many of the theories against Adnan could be supported through phone records and alibis. There is one issue with the conviction of Syed. Syed repeats his innocence by saying, “I had no reason to kill her” (Koenig Episode 1).
“As I fled I reached that very spot where the great king, you say, met his death”. This is dramatic irony because he knew that this was the exact spot that Laius had been killed, and the only reason he knows that is that he was the one who had killed Laius, but at that moment he didn’t know that he was his father. Every word that the oracle had said was starting to come together in Oedipus’s mind and he was starting to get scared of his own life and the actions that he had made. Just like in Oedipus, the Oracle in The Matrix gave Neo information that was also hard to believe, but Unlike the Oracle of Delphi, this Oracle is telling Neo what is to come in the future and that everything that will happen depends on the actions and decisions that he
Well, things start getting weirder, when we find out that all women were killed by disease, and only men live in Prentisstown. What gets more unusual, is that men can hear each other’s thoughts! However, things start changing when we find out that women were not killed by the spackles, and the men and boys were manipulated to follow what their leader says or do. In my opinion, I think that the theme of this story is that the world is full of manipulation, and to not let others manipulate you. Firstly, we can tell that the citizens of Prentisstown were already manipulated when Todd, the main character of the book believed in what others said, which were women being killed by spackle, then finding out that it was not true(Pg 13, 276, 392, 393).
Greek tragedies are disturbing stories that make it seems like the hero is destined to commit self-harm. For instance take Sophocles play 's Oedipus the King and Antigone, where both their destines meet its toll. Oedipus the King was written first, the play begins with the kingdom of Thebes under a pelage because someone killed former king Liaus. Oedipus being the solicitous individual that he is commits to finding the culprit without knowing he is condemning himself. Oedipus had to go through several individuals to realize he is his father 's murder and his prophesied was fellfield when it was said he would kill his father and marry his mother.