The Lost Identity If you were in a situation where your husband just takes over your life, would you let that happen or would you switch it up?. Although simple and understandable symbols are used, they convey a deeper meaning than what you think. In this play, Minnie Foster the wife of Mr.John Wright, is put for the blame of killing her husband by strangling him in return for all the ways he treated her like she was nothing(according to Russell, Judith Kay. "Glaspell 's Trifles." Glaspell 's Trifles.
Creon vs. Antigone: Who is more tragic? In the story of Antigone, Creon and Antigone go through tragic events such as getting themselves killed in attempt of saving others or getting their family killed because of their own selfishness and pride. Speaking of selfishness and pride, Creon has self-inflicted suffering and guilt on himself at the end of the story because of those two. For one of the reasons being: He made his son turned against him and made him meet his demise. That chains onto him having his wife Eurydice committing suicide as well as Antigone (his niece) also committing suicide.
In Trifles, Mrs. Wright was not right in the mind. She was a crazy lady. She killed her husband for killing her canary. If one kills a person for killing an animal, they are not in a good mental state. Both of these characters were very crucial parts of the story’s
Tom is to blame for Gatsby's death. Instead of telling Mr. Wilson the truth about how it was Daisy he blames it on Gatsby and he dies. After this Tom will never achieve his dream of his own personal greatness and he and Daisy are very similar in their dreams both popularity and money. Through "The Great Gatsby" two characters are murdered because of their delusional dreams and two should be in jail for those murders. It might not only cause the demise of the dream but also the inner self with each people teaching them to not go to far into dreams and to still look into what's going on in
They made the rashest decision of them all. Romeo thought that Juliet had died so he rushed to her grave. “There rust and let me die (5.3.183).” Juliet kills herself after seeing Romeo dead body by her coffin so she decides to kill herself. Which makes their parents learn a different that you should not judge a person by their name. They just ended up losing their
In this play the main themes include revenge, justice, deceit and fate, Clytemnestra kills her husband as revenge for sacrificing their daughter and his infidelity, while ironically she also was having an affair, she feels her actions are justified and the chorus of elders are swayed to believing her so many ethical strands have become tangled by the tragic history of the family of Atreus. The next play in the trilogy, the libation bearers, takes place about seven years after the events in agamemnon, orestes the exiled son agamemnon has returned ins secret by the commandment of Apollo, he comes back with vengeance as his sole purpose, Apollo’s oracle tells him that if he doesn’t carry out this quest, he will be served horrible punishments.
But this blow was arrested by the hand of my wife … I withdrew my arm from her grasp and buried the axe in her brain. She fell dead upon the spot, without a groan” (Poe). This is very similar in presentation to how The Tale-Tale Heart presents it, not that big of a deal that you did the act. The narrator kills his wife without a second thought because he wanted to kill the cat, but what I take from it is that he does not care about his wife enough that killing her does not mean anything to him, and that is insanity. In The Tell-Tale Heart the narrator does a very similar thing to what happens in The Black Cat, kills someone with no feelings of remorse for a very arbitrary reason.
With the help of Friar Laurence and Juliet’s wet nurse, they are secretly married. Tragedy strikes when Romeo is exiled for killing Juliet’s cousin and Juliet is forced to marry someone else. Juliet fakes her death with the help of Friar Laurence, but Romeo thinks Juliet is truly dead and kills himself in grief. Juliet, seeing her lover dead upon waking up, also kills herself. If it weren’t for Friar Laurence’s irresponsible
The amount of situations that occur in the span of Romeo and Juliet’s life. First Romeo “falls in love” with Juliet and gets married, then he is forced to leave Verona because he killed Tybalt who also killed Mercutio, then hears news that Juliet suddenly died so he goes back to Verona (and kills Paris while visiting Juliet), and he kills himself for his true love-foreshadowed many times. Gale says,“ But he also concluded that hate was a controllable emotion and that it had ultimately caused the tragic events depicted in Romeo and Juliet.” (under Boethius and Astrology). The feud created such problems upon the families representing how fate intervening was destined, yet could’ve been broken in some possible way. Gale says,” Language can mislead and establishes at the outset of Romeo and Juliet the absurdity of wars and feuds based on simple misunderstandings.”(under
Her ultimate revenge is to kill their own children. The theme is revenge because the whole play is about how Medea 's anger leads to her murder their own children to avenge her husband. The play begins with the Amman have a conversation with yourself about how she wished that Medea had never moved to Corinth, that is where the play is played out. Amman is afraid of what Medea will do to itself but especially toward her children which she is unable to look at because they remind her of her husband, Jason, who has had an affair with the daughter of the Greek King. Medea, the protagonist, is a woman driven by extreme emotions and extreme behaviors.