Even though Macbeth murdered the king, her wasn’t certain that he wanted to commit the crime. He became very guilty after he murdered Duncan, making Lady Macbeth more guilty as well. Macbeth states, “Listening their fear, I could not say ‘Amen,’ when they did say ‘God bless us!’ (Shakespeare 168). After murdering Duncan Macbeth tells Lady Macbeth that he could not say amen. He committed a crime so he feels that he is no longer under the protection of God.
However, Medea also ends up proving that her husband was right because her actions were indeed barbarous. Even though Medea’s aim was to take revenge on Jason, she took that extra step and killed her innocent children, implying to readers that her actions were far from justifiable. Despite Jason’s hurtful doings towards
Basil is killed by Dorian. Also, Alan campbell commits suicide after having helped Dorian get rid of the body of Basil Hallward. All of these are examples of how Dorian´s decisions affected other people´s life. The sins Dorian commits are reflected in his portrait, however the actions of Dorian soon start to become rumors. Nonetheless these rumors, Lord Henry and Dorian seem to have no worries about them.
Odysseus who is disguised as a begger speaks with Penelope and says, “Your name has gone out under heaven like the sweet honor of some god-fearing king” (IV.95-97). Penelope is being compared to an honorable “God-fearing king”. This paints the picture that Penelope is a very well respected and admirable person. The audience should learn that loyalty is a very important aspect of life. This evidence shows that since Penelope stayed loyal to Odysseus even through doubt, she was rewarded with her life having purpose.
Have you ever wanted to make a situation right for someone else, so much that you would do anything to fix it for them? When a person cares a lot for someone they love, a family member for example, they often times would sacrifice anything for them to be happy again. In Antigone by Sophocles, the main character Antigone gets sentenced to death by the King Creon after disobeying him for giving her brother Polyneices, a proper burial that she believed he deserved. Creon thought he should be left out in the sun for his body to rot, to make up for his act of treason. Antigone made a sacrifice for her brother that she also tried to convince her sister Ismene to join in on.
As times have changed we take notice on the difference of how Dadi speaks on her experiences to what we see now with the interaction with the daughter in laws and her family in law. We catch sight of Darshini as someone who speaks up towards her mother in law. Darshini feels the amount of work they are necessitated to do is all because of Dadi. Dadi is also witnessed talking poorly about her daughter in law Sita, and Darshini is quick to put Dadi in her place and tell her to stop and get back to work. The use of speaking back to one’s mother in law is one ample difference on how women were timid and how times have changed, daughter in laws have become more out spoken and confident to talk back.
They were both her brothers and she loved them equally. King Creon decides that Polyneices does not deserve a proper burial, but his brother, Eteocles, is worthy of one. Anyone who gives or attempts to give Polyneices a proper burial will be executed by
Sophocles uses references to Greek mythology and religion to justify events, comprehend the characters, and to foreshadow the tragic occurrences in Antigone. Many of the allusions provide a justification to the tragic events that are happening in the play. In her dialogue with Creon, Antigone reveals that she buried her brother against the decree of the king to escape punishment from the gods. To clarify, divine law demands that Antigone buries her brother, and she knows that by doing so her death would be imminent. She had to choose between her obedience to Creon as a woman and a
Ethics are moral standards that determines a person’s behavior. They show the personal code of behavior people live by and follow for a happy life. Having a personal code of ethics are important to define who one is as a person and what one values. There are have been many situations occurred in my life that has contributed my values. I have set of values that I live by and they have helped me shape who I am today.
In William Shakespeare’s The tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, Tybalt was the cause of his own life because Tybalt has a listening problem, Tybalt has anger issues and Tybalt has grudges. Tybalt was the cause of his own death because Tybalt has a listening problem. For example, Prince says to the people who were fighting at the beginning of the story, including Tybalt, “If ever you disturb our streets again, your lives shall pay the forfeit of the peace.” (1.1.87-88). Prince is telling them if they ever fight again in the streets of Verona they have to pay for it with their lives. By the Prince saying this, he is making a rule and he wants Tybalt and all the other Capulets and Montagues to follow.