The disaster of human relationships is heavily present in the novel and the play in romantic relationships. The romantic relationships of Daisy and Jay in the novel and Hamlet and Ophelia in the play exhibit the destructive effects of obsession. Obsession is a damaging aspect in Daisy and Jay’s relationship and by the end of the novel, Jay’s obsession with Daisy admitting she never loved Tom causes hurt to both Jay and Daisy. Daisy feels overwhelmed, “‘I won’t stand this!’ cried Daisy. ‘Oh, please let’s get out.’” and Jay is left feeling hurt and betrayed, when in fact all that should have mattered to Jay is that Daisy loves him now (142).
The Scarlet Letter In The Scarlet Letter by Daniel Hawthorne many villainous acts occur that contribute to the plot and direction of the text. One antagonist in the novel is Chillingworth, the “departed” husband of Hester Prynne. Chillingworth and his constant mission to gain his wife's love and to reveal the father with whom Hester's baby was conceived by leads him to take some villainous actions. Chillingworth took many actions to obtain his goals, examples of this are constantly exemplified throughout the novel, one example is Chillingworth’s unrelenting hatred towards Dimmesdale. Other examples of Chillingworth's villainous acts consist of his hidden identity, his guilt trip use towards Hester, and overall his relentless pursuit for revenge.
What is the point of being deceptive? In Roman fever, Edith Wharton discusses Alida and Grace 's dispute over their love delphin. The dispute over their love causes a major deception between Alida and Grace. Alida did confess she wrote the letter but who had barbara and what 's her motive and how is it even related to jealousy and deception that started this confusion. The deception started as Grace and Alida started to argue about the letter.
Andrew Marvell uses hyperboles, rhyme schemes, and synecdoche to develop a theme of carpe diem in a coquettish manner in "To His Coy Mistress". The speaker uses unequivocal diction to persuade his mistress to lose her virginity to him. Throughout the poem he attempts to impress upon her that she should stray away from her coy mentality with him because life is too short. The narrator shares the consequences of not acting on the lust for her that he expresses. Hyperboles are used throughout this piece frequently.
In addition, Hermia 's childhood best friend and Demetrius were in love prior to his sights turning towards Hermia. This crushed Helena, causing her to lose self-confidence, but still: she yearns for Demetrius 's love. Hermia and Lysander 's love, Egeus 's harsh rule, and Helena 's unrequited love for Demetrius causes the lovers to leave Athens. Various factors cause the lovers to run away together. Hermia and Lysander 's love causes them to leave Athens.
Character Foils In The Scarlet Letter Those who contrast each other make for engrossing storytelling. Nathaniel Hawthorne demonstrates this truth often in his romantic narrative, “The Scarlet Letter”. The novel tells a despondent tale of a woman convicted of adultery who must live out her shame condemned from society by the embroidered scarlet “A” she is commanded to wear while perpetually haunted by her estranged husband who is on a self proclaimed undertaking to find her lover. Through the text, the reader is hastened through a multitude of feelings for the few main characters they meet. Arthur Dimmesdale and Roger Chillingworth are a set of character foils through their opposing physical descriptions, contrasting mental states, and their driving motivations throughout the novel.
Sometimes, impatience can lead to tragic events. In the play, Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, two star-crossed lovers attempt to be together but a family feud between the Montague and Capulet houses eventually causing the two, Romeo and Juliet, to end up in despair. Romeo’s impatience is the tragic flaw that leads to his and Juliet’s death, and is relevant throughout the play because of his actions. If Romeo had not been so impatient, then the play could have turned out differently and for the best instead of the demise that he and Juliet meet. “We met, we wooed, and made exchange of vow/...thou consent to marry us today”(Shakespeare 2.3.62).
The love for her spouse, Aeneas, blinds her of rational thinking. Through the tale of Queen Dido Virgil represents how an obsession can cause people to lose themselves. An obsession can alter one's perception on what is truly important. Virgil uses Queen Dido to prove that obsessive love can have far-reaching consequences for the individual. First, Queen Dido is overcome with love and causes her to alter her priorities, specifically her morals and beliefs.
Intro Romeo and Juliet is a tragic love story about two star-crossed lovers. This play involves love, hate, death, violence, vengeance, and betrayal. Before Romeo and Juliet met, Romeo was in love with another girl called Rosalind. He was quite heartbroken when he was rejected as shown in this sentence in Act 1 Scene 1 “Out of her favour, where I am in love.” and “Alas, that love, whose view is muffled still, Should, without eyes, see pathways to his will!”. Juliet was going to be married to count Paris before they met.