It was his own free will, his own actions, that caused him most of the trouble he went through. Macbeth told his wife that he was uneasy about having to kill Duncan. Lady Macbeth was very manipulative and caused Macbeth to quit questioning himself and follow through. Macbeth went into Duncan’s sleeping chamber with the dagger and killed him. That was all Macbeth.
Love can cause people to sacrifice everything for the one they care most deeply for, sometimes the sacrifice even results in death. In Shakespeare’s Othello, Desdemona and Othello secretly get married, causing an uproar from her father, who threatens her death for her lying. However, their love prevails and they move to Othello’s new position, only to have a seed of doubt planted in Othello. A man tells Othello that Desdemona has been cheating on him with his second in command which is a lie, yet Othello falls for it. The lie slowly tears Othello apart and causes him to ruin his marriage.
A catastrophe is a disaster that is caused by the hamartia. In Creon’s catastrophe, his wife, son, and daughter in law all commit suicide because of his prideful actions. First Antigone, his daughter in law goes against Creon’s rules making him extremely angry; he punishes her by locking her up in a cell and threatens to execute her. Creon's son, Haemon is engaged to Antigone so naturally he doesn't agree with Creon’s actions and makes an attempt to stop Creon. In the process of trying Haemon trying to stop Creon, Antigone commits suicide.
That is why he hates Blanche because she is not the same as the girls he has seen. He sees her as a threat in the sense that she will ruin the marriage between Stella and Stanley. However, he has feelings of self conscious and feels threatened because he feels like she can ruin him. He hates that Stella and Blanche were always wealthy and he feels as if they look down on him for being poor. He does not feeling submissive which is why he reacts harshly most of the time.
Othello is easily convinced his wife is cheating on him and feels emasculated and humiliated as a result. We should also note that it 's impossible to discuss gender and sexuality without considering race – several characters in the play, including Othello, believe that black men sexually contaminate white women, which may partially explain why Othello sees his wife as
Gatsby is not the only one with twisted views as a result of unfaithfulness. Myrtle, George’s wife, is cheating on George with Tom in the book made clear here, “Wilson? He thinks she goes to see her sister in New York. He 's so dumb he doesn 't know he 's alive" (26). George suspects the cheating, but never truly discovers what is going on before she dies.
Odysseus killed all the suitors and maids that lived in his kingdom upon his return. He returns and becomes angry that some maids have been with the suitors so he decides to hang them. While he is away he cheats on his beloved wife, Penelope, with Circe and Calypso. He says he was “forced” to be with them but in all honesty he could have just left the land at his leisure. He sleeps with other women while he is married to Penelope, which in modern standards, that would be an affair and a horrible thing to do.
but then on the other hand he is very jealous of Hester that she doesn’t have to bear the guilt and that everyone knows of his sin. He starts to feel so guilty that it’s eating him from the inside out. He also punishes himself in many different ways. One is by that he hangs up all over his house images of David and Bathsheba which reminds him of his sin. Also he punishes himself by beating himself.
After John Proctor and Abigail Williams lechery prior to the play. It had created the leading emotion of jealousy and mistrust Elizabeth has for Abigail. Elizabeth Proctor shows signs of jealousy because she still believes that some of her husband's reluctance is rooted in the fact that he still has feelings for
In the end, their acts of infidelity lead to their ultimate downfall. “...Gatsby's eyes floated toward her. ‘Ah,’ she cried, ‘you look so cool.’ Their eyes met, and they starred together at each other, alone in space. With an effort she glanced down at the