He is Hamlet’s love interest’s brother who implicates Hamlet’s success through conflict. Hamlet sparks the rivalry between the two families by killing some of the family members. By executing Laertes father and Polonius, this causes Polonius’ son, Laertes, to seek vengeance for his father. Consequently, Hamlet’s family goes against him and his love, Ophelia, kills herself. This demonstrates that family ties, even if not blood related, have serious impacts on Hamlet’s life which causes misery to overwhelm his life; this misery prohibits his success.
The creature aims to let Victor know he is serious about his threat to seek revenge on his wedding day by killing Henry. Not only is this sending him the message but it makes Victor feel the guilt that killing the creature’s mate is what cased this domino effect. The creature’s next and final kill is the death of Victor’s wife-to-be, Elizabeth, “I rushed towards her and embraced her with ardour, but the deadly languor and coldness of the limbs told me that what I now held in my arms had ceased to be the Elizabeth whom I had loved and cherished” (Shelley 204). Victor discovers his love’s dead body shortly after he realizes the creature is not after him, but he’s after the one Victor cares for most, being Elizabeth. At this point Victor is alone, just like the monster intends, the only thing he is left with is all the guilt
The play Antigone is about a family with some major family problems. The two main characters are mostly Antigone and Creon, who is also Antigone’s uncle. At the start of the play Creon becomes the new king and decides that Antigone’s brother Polyneices should not have a proper burial, because he rebelled against the city. This makes Antigone mad and she decides that she is going to bury Polyneices. Creon finds out that someone buried Polyneices and says that the person should be put to death, because they broke the King’s new rules.
Near the end of the play Juliet is faking her death to be free with Romeo.“Peace,ho for shame! Confusion's cure lives not in these confusions”(Friar, Act 4,Scene 5, Line 65) This quote show revenge in Romeo and Juliet by proving that Juliet’s family is hurt by revenge that they caused. Therefore, there family’s own cause grief to themselves by seeking revenge on the Montagues. In the movie West Side Story Chino kills Tony for revenge on Bernado. This hurts all involved in the situation including the innocent who are not involved for example, Tony’s parents were not involved and still must deal with this loss.
Edward also shows a sense of selfishness as he killed Clarence so that he could assure the safety of his own family line. Shakespeare indicates in two opening lines gives two contrasting points, Edward claims the allowance of one action, but the questioning of another. Edward is currently afraid to make any actions as he is regretful. In this section of the passage, Edward places the anger towards himself and infuriated on what he has done. Edward reveals his character, and shows his ability to show pity on his own brother.
He is a symbol of destructive love because he ended his marriage and somebody 's life over jealousy “ sir twas not her husband 's presence only, called that spot of joy into the duchess cheek” (13-15). He has his wife killed because she is paying other men attention. His wife could have started it but the husband wanted control and respect and he couldn 't get it so he decided to kill her. The last Duchess was killed by her husband because she was flirting with other men and her husband didn 't like it “thats my last duchess painted on the wall, looking as if she were alive” (1-2). In this poem destructive love was showed by explaining why the wife was killed.
Hamlet seeks revenge to avenge his father’s death, he starts to plot his plan into motion; for revenge is more powerful than everything else. Hamlet is not eager to kill his uncle thus he awaits until the mere end. Agamemnon is the complete opposite to Hamlet’s character as he murders Clytemnestra’s husband to marry her,
Further in the text, it slowly becomes more clear that oedipus’s flaw is his own pride. Oedipus’s pride can be seen when he learned from the oracle of delphi. That he will kill his father and marry his mother. He runs in a desperate attempt to defy fate and the gods, but nobody can just run from their fate. As the story progresses his fate becomes reality when he learns everything towards the end of the play.
In both plays, the most prominent overarching theme is “appearances versus reality.” Both protagonists attempt to utilize deception for their own personal gain, and it leaves the reader to wonder what can be trusted. In life, humans often face similar problems, as most people put on masks for the world while hiding their true intentions and personalities. Another idea is also referenced in these plays, as Macbeth’s dying speech contains the phrase: “Life’s but a walking shadow, a poor player/ That struts and frets his hour upon the stage/ And then is heard no more” (V, v, 24-26). The main idea of Macbeth’s quote is extremely melancholy, as he arrives at the conclusion that life is a tale that signifies absolutely nothing. This statement, though it may be hard for humans to accept, is a beacon of Truth.