Act 1 Scene 1: There is thunder and lightening at a Scottish moor. Three witches appear, wanting to confront MacBeth after the battle. Then they exit. Act 1 Scene 2: At a military camp, King Duncan of Scotland asks a captain who was wounded to tell him about the Scottish battle with the Irish, who are led by Macdonwald. (The captain was wounded while helping Duncan’s son, Malcolm, escape the Irish.)
Hamlet then stabs Claudius through with the poisoned sword and forces him to drink the rest of the poisoned wine. Before his death, Hamlet proclaims to pass the throne to Prince Fortinbras of Norway. He also requested Horatio to tell accurately the events that have happened at Elsinore. With his last breath, he releases himself from the prison of his words: "The rest is silence." Fortinbras instructs that Hamlet be carried away in a manner fit for a slain
Lastly, once he returns to Ithaca after a 20 year absence as a beggar, he wants to get his life back. Roaming through Ithaca, he finds his son and tells him that “ Athena, counseling me, will give me word, and I shall signal to you, nodding: at the point round up all armor, lances, gear of war left in our hall… when the suitors miss those arms and question you” (599
The speaker of “Sonnet 75” also uses words such as “immortalize,” “eternize,” and “live,” which all draw an image of life as well (Spenser 6,11,14). He believes his love “shall live, and later life renew,” (Spenser 14). Though Spenser’s tone is identical to Neruda’s, in the first quatrain there is some form of ignorance and fear in the way Spenser’s speaker faces death. In the first quatrain when the waves come and wash his lover’s name away, “Again [he] wrote it with a second hand,” (Spenser 3). His actions of rewriting conveys the unworldly point of view that often
The entire story is narrated through Panchaali, the wife of the five Pandavas, sister to Dhri and daughter of King Drupad. King Drupad has longs for the death of Drona, his ex-friend and now enemy. Panchaali grows up isolated from most people except for Dhai Ma, Krishna, and Dhri. To get her married, King Drupad calls for a swayamvar, where all of the princes and kings of Bharat (modern-day India) are invited, and Panchaali will choose her husband from them. However, to be eligible to marry Panchaali there is an unbelievably hard test of skill.
The epic Ramayana was written by Valmiki around 1000 B.C.E. The epic was written in India, where Valmiki is struck with inspiration; he later pairs Ramayana and sloka (grief) to make a great story. In an epic battle where the forces of evil kidnap the noble prince Rama’s wife Sita. Subsequently, a bloody battle between two interesting characters with allies in both parties initiates where at the end only one will keep standing. Rama and Vibishina provide codes to live by in one’s society; Ravana shows the consequences of breaking the codes.
During the Coronation Ceremony; Dhritrashtra’s younger brother Pandu was made the king with the high interfluence of Vidura(Dhritrashtra’s another younger brother). Shakuni felt that he was cheated and so he swore to himself that he would destroy the Kuru race. He sowed the seeds of the climactic battle during the adolescence of the Kauravas (Sons of Dhritarashtra) and the Pandavas (Sons of
The Hindu Myth counters the myth of Tiresius. Yuddhishthir, the eldest among the sons of Pandu, asked the patriarch of the family, Bhishma, on his death bed the same question. Of a man and a woman, who acheives the greater sexual pleasure ?His grandsire answers, ' Only someone like Bhangeshwar, who experienced life, both as a man and a woman could answer this question. The story of Bhangeshwar goes like this. King Bhangeshwar performed a yagna so that he could be blessed with a hundred sons.
Baucis replied back that he and his wife never wanted to be separated and to die at the same time. As they went into the underworld their bodies became tree stumps. The Quest of the Golden Fleece Athamas is a Greek king that got tired of his wife so, he married another one Princess Ino. Nephele was scared of her kids. Her kid Phrixus,was killed by Ino so her son could inherit the kingdom.
Hamlet by Shakespeare is a play about Hamlet the prince of Denmark whose father is killed. The ghost appears and claim hamlet’s father was killed by his brother who takes over his kingship and marries the queen, his late brother’s wife. Hamlet delays in his plot to take avenge his father though he does so in the end. The queen, his mother, dies after taking a poisoned drink that is meant for Hamlet. T.S Eliot’s “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” is a poem written of a woman loved by the character in the poem yet he cannot sum up enough courage to confess what he feels, he feels indecisive, he end up drowned by the sea.