Their duplicity and subterfuge served to ignite the fire of revenge. I believe, Odysseus had no other recourse but to act in such a manner. Anything short of his actions would not have secured him the life he came to reclaim. After twenty years of being away from his home, and his beloved Penelope, Odysseus finally returned. He proceeded to purge the mansion and execute the evil doers.
Once the bag opens, the gust of wind throws them off course and pushes them back to Aeolia. Their jealousy got in the way of what was truly right. When finally landing in Ithaca, he learns that loyalty is something that shouldn't be broken, especially when some of the suitors are from Ithaca, Odysseus' own homeland. This means that the suitors are disloyal to their King because they are courting his wife, stealing all his food, and slaughtering his animals for their feasts. Most importantly, they are plotting to kill Telemachus and Odysseus if he is ever to return to the island.
Furthermore, in Oedipus’ search, he declared, “[I]f with my privity, [the murderer] should become an inmate of my house, I may suffer the same things which I have just called down upon others” (132). Oedipus’ declarations during his search paint him as the quintessential enlightened despot, one that does not favor family and doles out only just punishments. Unbeknownst to him, he would indeed house Laius’
This theme is important throughout the whole novel. The novel shows how vengeance takes over Dantes, leading him from a nice and naïve young man, to a cold and calculated person that wants his revenge. He starts off nice and well off. Then after he escapes prison he doesn’t trust people anymore and he does everything to further his own agenda. He uses people for his personal gain and creates aliases to help him get close to those that framed him.
But he has no choice but to let Justine take the fall for the death of his brother because he fears being seen as a madman. Later when Victor is told by his monster that he would leave to South America if Victor makes a second creation, he agrees until he selfishly destroys the second creation. “You have destroyed the work which you began...Do you dare to break your promise?” (181). Victor knew the consequences. He failed his parental duty to take care of his child and his needs and as a result he got Elizabeth killed.
He recognizes that he has murdered his own brother, taking his throne, and then marries his brother’s wife. Nevertheless, he will not amend with himself or God, because he doesn’t want to give up what he has gained by his sin. For Example, as he mentions “Forgive me my foul murder? That cannot be, since I am still possessed of those effects for which I did the murder: My crown, mine
The unfortunate string of events following Tybalt’s fall, including Romeo’s exile, all stem from his emotionally-driven decision to acquire vengeance, effectively portraying the birth of chaos as a result of impulsive behaviour. More notable, however, is the illustration of this idea through Jack’s abandonment of Ralph’s faction in Lord of the Flies. After seizing the conch to summon an assembly, Jack attempts to impeach Ralph through open discredit of his leadership, to no avail (Golding, 127). Humiliated and ashamed, he hastily deserts the group, asserting his estrangement from Ralph when he states, “I’m not going to be a part of Ralph’s lot−” (Golding, 127). Following Jack’s departure, Ralph’s incentive to lead the remaining boys fades, as he believes there is “‘Nothing to be
Romeo did just that, showing up at the Capulet’s masquerade, even if he was a Montague. Tybalt directly sought out an audience with Mercutio, a friend of Romeo’s. He purposely instigated a fight while the Montague most definitely did not want to, and it resulted with the deaths of both Tybalt and Mercutio. Juliet forgave him just about instantly, forgetting her cousin’s murder for her husband’s survival, proving how blind love can make someone. “Shall I speak ill of him that is my husband?/But wherefore, villain, didst thou kill my husband?/That villian cousin would have killed my husband.” (220.127.116.11-101) In the gang fight, Bernardo and Riff were ultimately killed.
This betrays the trust that Banquo has for Macbeth. Obrien betrays Winston by double-crossing him and working for the party. Both authors use betrayal as another way of showing control. Macbeth and Obrien both act the way they do so that they stay in control of the world. Macbeth kills Banquo as a way of eliminating anyone who could possibly see through his murder of King Duncan, and Obrien betrays Winston to stay loyal to the party, who control the population.
The tragedy is filled with dramatic ironies due to Oedipus’ ambition in finding King Laius’s murderer. As Oedipus was addressing the people of Thebes about the consequences that will follow the murderer, “Be driven from every house, being, as he is, corruption itself to us”(Sophocles 227-228). The dramatic irony is that Oedipus is the murderer himself but he does not know it yet, so the proclamation that he said should be applied to him. Alternatively, Tiresias replied to Oedipus after he insulted him for being “sightless” and “ senseless” and said, “There is no one here who will not curse you soon, as you curse me.” Tiresias said this because even though he is blind he can still see the truth of who the true murderer is. Therefore soon the people of Thebes will start to cursing Oedipus once they find out he was the reason behind the
They also tried to steal the world that odysseus ' created with his family. No wonder he punished them the way he did. If somebody did those things to me i would want to kill them too. The first way they wronged him is by taking his house over. As soon as they found out odysseus was dead, they started going into his house and living there like they owned the place.
When Odysseus reveals his identity, he takes revenge on the wooers who have taken over his home. When the battle is over, anyone who was involved with the wooers ' plot is severely punished. I think Odysseus did the right thing to defend his wife. In my opinion, the punishment was a little severe but he did what he had to do to defend his beloved wife. I think everyone deserved the punishment except for the nobleman.
In the book the Odyssey, people broke into Odysseus 's house and tried to get his wife to marry them. They used is belongings for themselves, they broke into his house, and they tried to take the throne from him before even knowing if he was dead or not. In my perspective their punishment we 're not too severe they deserved to be punished for their actions. They threatened his wife and try to force her to marry them. Considering all that the Wooers did whether it was stealing, breaking, or forcing others to do what they told them to they all deserved what they got.
After Odysseus gets home and finds out that the wooers had taken over his home he is furious. "I only hope that some power may swaft you away to the safety of your own home and that you may not have to face him when he comes to his native land. For not without bloodshed, will the wooers and he part one from the other once he is under his own roof."(Odysseus). Odysseus is displeased with the actions of the wooers and has a plan to deal with them. Odysseus finds out about the wooers and what they want to do he gets mad.