After Creon heard the horrible news something changed about him as he stated “ I killed you, my son, without intending to, and you, as well, my wife. How useless i am now. I don’t know where to look or find support. Everything I touch goes wrong, and on my head fate climbs up withs its overwhelming load,(1486- 1490) .” Creon’s disloyalty to his family brought him to his worst nightmare. He realize what a huge mistake he has done and regrets it.
He fits all the criteria for a tragic hero; he has a flaw, hubris, that eventually leads to his downfall. This downfall is when he causes his son and wife’s deaths by sentencing Antigone to death and eventually killing her. Also, Creon realizes his flaw in the end, which is the final criteria for a tragic hero. Creon's suffering was defiantly insisted upon through his pride, and it most definitely made him much, much worse. Therefore, with a life both tragic and saddening, Creon is the tragic hero in
I have killed my son and my wife. I look for comfort; my comfort lies here dead. Whatever my hands have touched has come to nothing. Fate has brought all my pride to a thought of dust" (Sophocles 14). Creon learns that his actions set off the events leading to his family 's death and his ultimate downfall.
His outburst on Tybalt leads him to lose his love and happiness, Juliet forever as they never meet again. The happiness is sucked out from him, anybody who loves him, and the victims in this clash because everyone lost something. Thus, violence is destructive, with the capability to deprive people’s peace and jubilation. Shakespeare uses this theme in his play to show his disapproval of violence based on family name,
He was blind to his own hubris and let all of these terrible things happen. He started out the play being strong about what he believed in and didn’t let anyone, even Teiresias, tell him that he was making the wrong decisions. In the end, Creon’s fate turned on him and he became the epitome of humiliation and regret. I feared Creon because he was a ruthless leader who let his own self kill three people. He might not have physically killed them, but his actions did.
“And the guilt is all mine—/can never be fixed on another man, /no escape for me. I killed you, /I, god help me, I admit it all!” (1441-4), he cries as he regrets the mistakes he made. It is after the death of his family when he truly learns his
You know that one story Romeo and Juliet? Yeah? Well Tybalt is the one that got everyone killed. Tybalt is the character most to blame for the tragic events in Romeo and Juliet because he killed Mercutio, which made Romeo avenge him, which made him get sent away. Then Juliet's dad was going to make her married soon because he got himself killed.
Since Romeo didn’t think about his actions, he accidentally killed Tybalt. Now, his future is in debt because he killed Juliet’s cousin and made the relationship with the Capulets worse. Lastly, when Romeo first hears of Juliet’s death, he impetuously went and killed himself. If he had thought about his actions and stayed calm for a little longer, he would’ve received the letter Friar Lawrence, telling him about the situation. For not thinking about his decisions, Romeo’s life has now fallen
Teiresias says “The only crime is pride” but Creon at this point isn’t even listening to him (Scene 5 l. 35). The wisest man known in Thebes, the man who speaks for the gods, is being discredited by Creon whose pride had devoured his life making him blind to any kind reason. Creon’s pride eventually goes so far that he doesn’t care his one and only son is leaving him when Haemon says “you will never see my face again.”(ll. 133-134). His pride destroys his relationship with his one and only son.
By Preston being able to feel emotions, he realizes that killing sense offenders, destroying anything that allows people to feel emotion, and Prozium. By the resistance movement destroying everything that relates to emotions, it eliminates anything that relates to happiness and the ability to have emotion. This causes Preston to realize that without the Prozium, he is truly unhappy with the way the society is. The societies remain oblivious into realizing their unhappiness because they have never felt happiness which contribute to them not realizing that they are