Hamlet denies it. Who does it, then? His madness. If’t be so, Hamlet is of the faction that is wronged. His madness is poor Hamlet’s enemy.”(5.2.180-85) The mental instability that Hamlet manifests lies not in his own consciousness, but in the pragmatic way of thinking that he adopts, and that ultimately poisons his faculty of reason: " I essentially am not in madness/ But mad in craft."
Is often laudable, to do good sometime Accounted dangerous folly.” Which supports the play theme of Fair foul and foul is fair. Furthermore, once Macbeth becomes kings, he starts to get paranoid and by doing order murders for his best friend Banquo and the household of Macduff. Plunging him deeper and deeper into the darkness of his soul. It is through light that good strives and dark that evil lurks. Man will always be faced between these two choices, and with that how it will play into their goals and aspirations.
The specialty of investigation all alone rejects the basic simple clarifications yet rather bargains in the mind boggling actualities. In spite of the fact that Iago is the regular disturbance and accordingly the conspicuous awful person, his fate is to make the disaster that this play later moves toward becoming. A protracted thought notwithstanding a receptive outlook will demonstrate the reality of the situation. Othello is the real miscreant. Despite the fact that he at first does not have any vindictive considerations and thoughts, he in the long run becomes a murderer due to emotionally untrustworthy and jealousy.
Respect is considered easiest to lose but hardest to gain. The selfless turned selfish tyrant Macbeth from William Shakespeare's Macbeth, the 37th U.S president Richard Nixon, and the once benevolent shadowhunter Valentine from Cassandra Clare’s The Mortal Instruments series all exhibit these similar traits; corruption, do their bidding and conspiring to get rid of their enemies. To begin, corruption was the previous men’s, stated above, main cause of their loss of respect. Macbeth was a brave man who had good intentions but his newly gained power turned him into a selfish murderer who has ‘“ For [his] own good, All causes shall give way. [he is] in blood, Stepped in so far that, should [he] wade no more, Returning were as tedious as
As a result, the monster asks “was man, indeed, at once so powerful, so virtuous, and magnificent, yet so vicious and base? He appeared at one time a mere scion of the evil principle, and at another as all that can be conceived of noble and godlike.” (pg 84) Clearly, the monster is reflecting on man's ambivalent nature when it comes to choosing between good and evil. This shows how the creature matures through the struggles and has come to realize that the humans are not always right. Undoubtedly, the author uses the unique and deep descriptions to convey the message of destitution to the
“She should have died hereafter” (V, V, 17). From this text it screams of MacBeth losing all emotion, him saying this explains clearly he has lost feelings for his loved ones while at the beginning he was this compassionate character. Committing all these tyrannical murders MacBeth realises that all he has worked for and given up was for him. “For mine own good. All causes should give way I am in blood stepped in so far that should I wade no more returning were as tedious as go o’er” (III, IV, 141-144).
Solan 2/XX/18 Peters H Revere him! Praise him! The New King’s Explosive Birth! The tragedy of Hamlet throws many characters at the reader with small bits of dialogue to establish their individual character, however specific characters receive page long soliloquies to further develop their personalities and give them certain traits and idiosyncrasies. Claudius presents himself as a fair gentleman, however his words reveal him to be a superficial charmer, manipulative and a corruptive man, making it perfectly believable when it is revealed that he was the one who murdered King Hamlet.
The first murder of King Duncan only sealed Macbeth’s paranoia and served as a foundation for the murders of Banquo and Macduff’s family. After the first murder, Macbeth feels a colossal amount of guilt and shame. After the murder of Banquo, he feels that it is not enough since Fleance escaped, developing his guilt and shame of harming others into a fear for his own safety; a devastating degradation. However, during the assassination of Macduff’s family, Macbeth gives the command immediately without thought and without a trace of remorse after doing so. This thereby concludes his psychological downfall as he no longer feels guilty, ashamed, or fears
In the romantic novel, The Scarlet Letter, Nathaniel Hawthorne portrays Roger Chillingworth as the prime example of pure evil. Chillingworth is characterized as a symbol for evil because Hawthorne illustrates him and his thoughts as being associated with the devil and Hell. Through Hawthorne’s descriptions, Chillingworth’s malevolent ideas and eagerness to expose Hester Prynne and Reverend Dimmesdale are revealed. Consequently, Chillingworth serves as the antagonist in the novel because of his plot to seek vengeance on and torment Dimmesdale. Through the use of figurative language and syntax, Chillingworth’s description and his actions symbolize him as a mysterious and wild evil doing the devil’s bidding.
Escpecially when translations of the novel can differ so greatly. This difference in translation begins in the very first line of the novel, “I am a sick man…I am a spiteful man. I am an unattractive man.” (1) (Garnett) The way that Garnett translates this makes the narrator seem hateful and angry. Pavear and Volokhonsky’s translation of this same line creates a different image of the narrator, “I am a sick man…I am a wicked man. An unattractive man.” (1) The use of the word wicked takes away the anger and adds a sense of irony.
He made them punish deeply, and he punished them with impunity. Without a doubt, Montresor from the Cask of Amontillado is a psychopath. Montresor is a psychopath for many reasons such as that he manipulated his foe to the extreme, he has an absence of remorse, and he also displays shallow