He is superstitious to a point; however, he could not afford to be excessively superstitious granted he is a commander. To corroborate, he consulted with his best friend, Brutus. Brutus persuaded Caesar that the explanation behind Calphurnia’s dream is that Romans were stooping their hands in a fountain of his blood in the hope that they will derive strength from Caesar. Nevertheless, Brutus was deceiving him and manipulating the dream to his advantage, thus their plan can progress. He thought Caesar was becoming too power-hungry, so he joined the conspirators to assist with the assassination solely due to his love for Rome.
Yet, little do they know that this need to help people and discover the truth will eventually lead to the death of themselves or others. In the play “Oedipus Rex”, we witness how Oedipus is a man who is sure and confident in where and who he has come from. But as the play unfolds we see how Oedipus’ want for discovering the truth about who killed the former king leads to a detailed truth that perhaps Oedipus and the people of Thebes could have survived without unfolding it. At the beginning, we are introduced to a strong and wise man, who presents bravery and nobility towards us as readers and to the people of Thebes as he begins to discover who has murdered the former king of Thebes, Laius. We as readers know of his crimes and watch his discovery unfold.
Vicious, violent, aggressive, cocky, and rude. All of these adjectives describe Tybalt. Adjectives like those don’t describe an innocent man. Does this sound like a man who would be innocent of a murder that he obligated? In William Shakespeare’s The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, Tybalt is responsible for his own death because he has a history of killing, he has an attitude that instigates on problems, and he has grudges against Romeo.
Hamlet delays in killing Claudius not only because he 's suffering from an Oedipal complex but also because his basic sanity keeps him from killing Claudius. In society we are taught that those who commit murder are sick or insane and will go to hell. However, Hamlet 's society believes the son of a murdered noble is responsible for avenging his father. And if the son does not abide to this law he himself deserves
Nevertheless, Montresor gets ultimate revenge since he murdered Fortunato making the reader’s feel shocked. The compassion readers feel is for Fortunato for the reason that he should not have got that brutal way to die. Instead, Montresor should have just confronted him and worked things out. Montresor explains, “But the very definitiveness with which it was resolved precluded the idea of risk” (1). Before Montresor said this, he explained how he will not tolerate with a bully.
That’s because being a white, he cannot accept the thing that her daughter did. From the bruises on her face, it also implies that Bob terrifies Mayella in a violent way, like her life could be easily pulverizes by her dad’s hands. Thus, his action makes her feels reluctant to be just to tell the truth despite she’s guilty about being a liar. That’s because she is afraid of his menace, no one knows what will Bob do to her if she tells the truth of the things that he did. Therefore, she decides to use lies to escape from that dangerous situation.
The characters of Shakespeare's thrilling play Macbeth strongly resembles the characters of the story of Ahab found in 1 and 2 Kings. Macbeth and Lady Macbeth are similar to Ahab and Jezebel primarily by both men's evil ambitions. In both stories the wives greatly influenced their husbands to do whatever it took to achieve what their selfish hearts wanted, in both stories this would be to commit murder for personal gain. Both stories resulted with consequences for their actions, which for most of these characters was death. In both stories we are introduced to Macbeth and Ahab who originally are portrayed as very noble men.
In effect, Laertes evokes the distinction between honor and nature and the former’s influence over his decision to choose revenge over clemency. After an injured Hamlet wounds Laertes with the poisoned foil, Laertes laments that he is “justly killed” by his own “treachery.” (5.2.337). In blaming himself for his downfall, Laertes declares the justice of his death. Laertes possesses only a simple understanding of the immorality of murder because his honor, anger, and a lack of concern for his own damnation drives him to ultimately carry out the act. After Hamlet kills Claudius, Laertes states the justice in the king’s death and says, “mine and my father 's death come not upon thee, / Nor thine on me!” (5.2.359-63).
What these symbolic forms mean is that Teiresias was trying to inform Oedipus that whatever is done in the dark will come to light and everyone will know the full truth about you. Then his prophecy came true and he does not like the effect it has on him. Therefore, Oedipus himself cannot believe he found out that he had married his own mother and had children with her. But not only that he found out he was the murderer who killed King Laius (his father) and was destroying his town apart trying to find out who the murderer is and blaming other people. So his reaction was to physically blind himself so he won’t have to see all the wrongs he has done and to leave Thebes so the town can live in
Oedipus qualifies as a tragic hero because of his characteristics and dramatic irony in the story. For a common trait for a tragic hero, Oedipus has suffered more than he deserves. Oedipus also understands his doom when he discovered his fate by his own action. Oedipus in lines 338-706, his anger and arrogance makes him think that Creon and Tiresias are conspiring to overthrow him because Tiresias would not tell him who his father murderer is. This also shows dramatic irony because of Tiresias is blind, but can see the truth.