Although Hamlet follows the instruction of his father, his questionable madness leads him to the answer of his questions – such as the guiltiness of King Claudius. Hamlet’s death is ultimately caused when he is stabbed with a poisoned sword; however, he finally attains his goal of killing King Claudius. By comparing the plotlines of Ophelia and Hamlet, the similarities become clearer. Both characters are young individuals that want to follow the wishes of their fathers. By doing this, they are indirectly led to their own death.
These scenes are arguably the most important in their stories and relates them closely together. In Hamlet, Claudius kills King Hamlet which upsets young Hamlet. After meeting his father 's ghost, Hamlet had to investigate further and see if his uncle is guilty. In Gladiator, Commodus kills Emperor Marcus his father because he was going to give the throne to Maximus. Maximus is very upset by this because he thought of Marcus as a father and decides not to honor Commodus as emperor.
beware Macduff, Beware the Thane of fire. Dismiss me. Enough.” (IV, i, 70) this quote was when Macbeth goes to the witches for the second time, they warn Macbeth of Macduff so he goes and kills his family. Macbeth is sinking deeper and deeper into sanity and would do anything to keep the power that he currently holds, though his movements would never change his fate. Yet another person Macbeth kills out of pure greed near the end of the
That was all Macbeth. Yes, he did have his wife urging him to do so from the side but it was Macbeth stabbing and killing Duncan that caused the chain of events to unravel. Macbeth also ordered murderers to kill Banquo because he fears his family taking over the throne. Although Macbeth himself did not kill this time, he ordered people to do it on his behalf. He is then haunted by Banquo’s ghost and the guilt.
One of the most prominent times we see Hamlet’s anger is when he murders Polonius, the father to Ophelia, his lover, thinking that it was Claudius. He is arguing with his mother and things begin to get physical. Gertrude then calls out and so does Polonius, giving away his location behind the tapestry. Thinking it was the king in his wifes bedroom, Hamlet stabs the mystery person behind the curtain and unfortunately for Hamlet, it was
Macbeth begins to employ treachery in order to achieve his goals and use tyranny to subdue anyone who opposes him including his wife. His treachery is most visible in the play when Macbeth betrays and kills both Duncan and Banquo as well as Macduff’s family. Macbeth says this before deciding to kill Duncan, “My thought, whose murder yet is but fantastical, shakes so my single state of man that function is smother'd in surmise.” (I. iii. 139-141) After steeling himself for the murder of Duncan, Macbeth says, “I am settled, and bend up each corporal agent to this terrible feat. away, and mock the time with fairest show: false face must hide what the false heart doth know.” (i. vii.
Throughout the play, Hamlet is committing several of the seven deadly sins. One of them,however, is shown most prominent throughout the play. That specific sin is Wrath. Most all of the things he did in the play were out of anger towards his friends, subordinates, and of course, his uncle.There is evidence throughout the play supporting my claim and I will show it in this essay. At the very beginning of the play when he encounters the ghost of his father, Hamlet is told the real circumstances of his father’s death.
The reason he kills himself is because, death is impending on him after Laetes stabs him with a poison tipped sword, and he has nothing else to live for because King Claudius also dies. To further explain, Laertes is the son of Polonius and the brother of Ophelia, which is in love with Hamlet. In the final scene of the book, he stabs Hamlet with a poisoned sword which kills him, to avenge the deaths of his father and sister, for which he blamed Hamlet for. However, Hamlet is only to blame for the death of his father not for Ophelia's death. While dying of the same poisoned sword, he implicates King Claudius.
In every Tragedy there must be a tragic hero and in this story it shows that Macbeth is the tragic hero, is a round character, and also a very dynamic character. A tragic hero is the protagonist of a tragedy. The tragedy of Macbeth tells a story about a man named Macbeth that wants to be king. Macbeth was a very twisted man and was power crazy he did everything to become king he even murdered innocents and whomever stood in his way. Macbeth was considered a tragic hero because Macbeth had many people follow him he also had a down flaw that led to his death but went down heroically.