He says with a little surprise or twist to the plot: “I have no spur To prick the sides of my intent, but only Vaulting ambition, which o'erleaps itself And falls on the other (1.7.25-28).” Macbeth is just so ambitious for his power of the throne that he will do anything to get it even, if he knows it's morally wrong and goes against everyone else. Macbeth's greed and ambition is overwhelming him, and it's clouding his real thoughts that he used to have as a normal person before he had the chance to become so powerful, his greed and ambition will be the end of him. Being already so ambitious and greedy for his throne of power, he goes to far lengths to get what he wants, and then after he has what he wants, the power then takes him over and he not only becomes worse, and abuses the power, he starts to frighten his own wife, the person who got him going on becoming the king. Macbeth after
Malcom will definitely be a better king compared to Macbeth. Malcolm has the qualities that an effective ruler requires. His first reaction to the news of his dad King Duncan's homicide is to request who has done it, demonstrating he is placid in snippets of great anxiety. He quickly understands that the arrangement is to cast suspicion on him and his sibling Donalbain, and concurs with the last's arrangement to escape for security. He goes to England, the best place to assemble help to oppose Macbeth.
In addition to showing the serious side of Prince Henry, the speech foreshadows events to come while referencing Hal’s previous commitment to his ‘reformation’. Prince Henry’s vow to kill Percy predicts Hal’s victory over Hotspur and restoration of honor, which take place in V.4. The outcome of the play mirror Hal’s dramatic speech, as his honor was restored and Hotspur was killed. However, Hal’s speech in III.2 was presupposed by his monologue in the end of act I.2, where Hal states “And, like bright metal on a sullen ground, / My reformation, glitt’ring o’er my fault, / Shall show more goodly and attract more eyes, / Than that which hath no foil to set it off” (Shakespeare, 1.2. 205-207).
Using false feelings of superiority as a way to mask inner feelings of inferiority is a seemingly effective method to use when trying to appear more authoritative than is true. However, what begins as “false feelings” quickly escalates into genuine arrogance. In William Golding’s novel, Lord of the Flies, Jack’s superiority complex and need to be in control revealed the inner savagery of the boys, which eventually caused the downfall of their community. Jack 's egotism is clear to see from the first meeting, yet Ralph still manages to overshadow him. Golding sets the tone for Jack’s character straight away through Piggy 's "intimida[tion]" at Jack 's "superiority" (26).
Furthermore, knowing that Gertrude and Ophelia are dependent and obedient towards their male authorities, they are a little more than pawns for the scheming men in their lives. For example, when Polonius discovers Hamlet 's craziness from Ophelia, Polonius says, " Come, go with me: I will go seek the king / That is the very ecstasy of love / Whose violent property fordoes itself / And leads the will to desperate undertaking / As oft as any passion under heaven / That does afflict our natures"(2.I.101-106). With this information that Polonius receives he cannot wait another minute, and goes to see the King right away. Hoping, by explaining to the King, that Hamlet is actually in love with Ophelia, there would be a royal wedding in the near future, making Ophelia Princess of Denmark. Polonius see 's the situation as a great opportunity for him to raise his social status in the community.
The story is about two boys that want to be named Earnest, so because of that they have a double life and they will need to handle the problems. Oscar Wilde want to make a caricature on high society by egaterating on Love, Manners and Death. Oscar Wilde makes a caricature of a high society by portraying love by having no emotion . He makes a caricature because Jack loves Gwendolen but she would only marry him if his name is Ernest. Cecily also loves Algernon because his name is Ernest.
In the play Antigone, Sophocles demonstrates the conflict between family and God through the characters of Antigone, Ismene and Creon. Antigone being ambitious and strong willed throughout the play, fights for his brothers honor and proper burial while Ismene on the other hand, is more timid fears the consequences that may occur if the laws are broken. For Creon he is the King and holds most power, until the Gods feel he is incapable. Antigone, Ismene and Creon all use logical and emotional appeals to achieve a compromise to either bury Polynices or not. Antigone uses both logical and emotional appeals to persuade her sister Ismene that their brother Polyneices should be honored and have a proper burial.
A main concept in the play Antigone is pride. In class, we discussed the topic of pride and watched a Ted Talk along with it about the fear of being wrong. It relates to King Kreon because as a leader, he wanted to be powerful and make his own decisions. This turned for the worse however, when the decision he made was selfish and went against the people’s beliefs. Kreon’s son Haimon warned him before the execution of Antigone that it was not what the God’s wanted.
As a result, he often has difficulty relating to his son, leading him to think that “there is something missing in [Amir]”, because he is not like himself (Hosseini 24). Amir continuously tries to impress Baba, a longing that has a lasting negative impact, as he bases his self-worth on the approval his father. As a result, Amir develops a habit of being overly jealous towards people, such as Hassan, that hold Baba’s interest. Even trivial items-such as the construction of the orphanage-have the power to provoke
Both walk in the same path of power; princes of their countries. Both experience the same dilemmas; uncles who come to be in control of the throne by means that are not acceptable. Hamlet has the nagging feeling of revenge that is carried with him throughout the entire story and ultimately leads to his clashing at the end. However, Fortinbras has the feeling of want and cannot wait to be king. Towards the beginning, Fortinbras army almost started a war to claim land back that was rightfully theirs, but since he wasn’t the king yet, more or less, he got his hands slapped.