Sophocles gives purpose to Haemons’s suicide by demonstrating that its cause was not only his love but also to expose his father’s illogical and prideful actions. He states “Then she’ll die—and in her death kill someone else.” after Creon refuses to change his mind because of his pride. He states this in love because he doesn 't want to live without her so he 'll die with her. The character attempts to convey his emotional frustration as the final possible way of getting his father 's attention on this subject. His father responds by saying “are you so insolent you threaten me?” he answers “where’s the threat in challenging a bad decree”.
Last but not least, in this tragedy Laertes plays an important role. He is the last character to conclude all the actions with a big dishonesty. He has been used as a pawn to Claudius. Because he is hurt after his father and sister`s death. Profiting from his pain, Claudius convinces Laertes to avenge in such a dishonest way.
Go on raving as long as you’ve a friend to endure you”. Creon’s son ends up committing suicide, and this is reflected both as an act of love towards her fiancée, when he discovers her dead body, as well as a sign of his divergent ideals contrasting the city ones. Furthermore, throughout the play there are other important forces that act as an influence to the characters and the implementation of their actions. First of all, one the most relevant should be considered pride. Both Creon and Antigone show signs of hubris.
In this moment Juliet is conflicted she doesn't know whether to follow her parents expectations or to follow her heart. Juliet realizes that Romeo is her only enemy, but he's also her only love. She knows that this would break society's rules by pursuing this love, but she does it anyway because it's her heart's desire. Furthermore, Romeo and Juliet's entire relationship was based on a secret and the lack of communication caused the relationship to end in a tragedy. The lack of communication led to Romeo killing himself, then Juliet killed herself after seeing him dead.
They broke up because Karl tried to make her to get pregnant. After the break up he considers suicide and falls in depression and he bottles up his emotions. The death of his father adds up and makes it hard for him. Karl never processed his father´s death and couldn’t let him go. The missing presence of his father contributes to Karl’s depression and his way of expressing
The readers read both tragedies and look at the mistakes that both couples made and take note of them so they will never commit a mistake like that. In both stories, there is the main downfall, in “Romeo and Juliet”, its the miscommunication between both sets of lovers, which ultimately leads to tragedy. One main example is how Friar John failed to give Romeo the message of Juliet 's fake death and which leads him to want to commit suicide so he wouldn 't have to live without the love of his life. “Is it e 'en so? Then I defy you, stars!
The title character imagines the results of his brutal act against Duncan but kills him nonetheless. Afterward, he expresses fresh guilt by simultaneously divulging and withholding the open secret of his deed. After murdering Banquo, the feast honoring him demonstrates Macbeth’s further derangement, but his gradual insanity does not excuse the subsequent cold-blooded massacre of an entire family. Lady Macbeth tries to save herself by masking her husband’s instability, but ultimately, her sleepwalking spell places her own mental illness on display. This goes to show that it is not always easy for people in a position of power - or anyone, for that matter - to face their weaknesses head-on and admit that at some point in their lives, they need
When authors write an archetypal tragedy, they incorporate things like irony and foreshadowing into the story to evoke sadness and sympathy in the audience. The significant archetypal elements that make up the exciting plot that is Oedipus are the tragic hero, anagnorisis, and hubris. Oedipus is a tragic hero because he starts off as a loved and admired king who later finds that he has killed his father and is married to his mother! Oedipus is blinded by his pride, or hubris, when he doesn’t accept the truth that he has committed a sin and accuses his close friends and family of it. Anagnorisis is when the character realizes that he has made a mistake and that is too late to fix things.
Jocasta commits suicide because she is so ashamed of her decisions. Oedipus uses Jocasta’s pins to gouge his eyes out. Oedipus decides to do this so that he can no longer see the agony and suffering that he has caused. It is ironic because he is now literally blind; whereas he has been figuratively blind his entire life. Oedipus, Jocasta, and Laius all ended up facing the fate that they were all trying so desperately to avoid, due to their own
In the end, it is he who encourages Laertes to kill Hamlet due to the fact that Claudius perceives Hamlet as a threat to his own reign, a plan which ended in disaster. Polonius also played a hand in the collapse of the clan by asserting so much dominance over Ophelia that she was driven mad when he died. Ophelia’s resulting suicide caused Laertes to post his blame on Hamlet, allowing him to be Claudius’s hand in killing