Grendel was known to have attacked innocent soldiers, however; Beowulf attacks, and kills Grendel whereas, his mother will soon take out revenge on his killer. Grendel who is the monster, hated to see the men celebrate their joy after winning victories. In Return, it made Grendel Upset in the movie and textbook when he discovered the men celebrating he goes into the hall once they all were asleep and attacked him. It upsets the Danes that he had killed their men. Beowulf then heard the news and gathered his strongest men to attack Grendel.
So how does King hamlet affect the theme of the play as a whole even while being so briefly present? It all comes off of when when he told hamlet what really happened. Hamlet was overwhelmed with madness and as a result it affected everyone else because he was acting out his madness by making them wonder why he was so mad for so long because over time they didn’t think he should still be that mad about his father's death. So when King Hamlet told his son Hamlet that he was killed by Hamlet's uncle Claudius, which is now sleeping with his mother, drove Hamlet to instantly seek vengeance for his father throughout the entire play. Which set the theme for the play being, vengeance.
Daisy matured to be with other men while Gatsby spent his whole life and wealth searching for Daisy. The purest form of love shown in this novel was came from George Wilson. His jealousy was shown when he killed Gatsby assuming he was his wife’s lover. Although the guilt was too much for him and he killed himself to be with Myrtle, his wife. These two men are very different, one searching for his lady out of lust, and one killing a man out of jealousy.
His capricious state of mind and stubborn character, are the fatal flaws that led to the lamentable death of Romeo and his daughter. One may assume that their fate is decided by supernatural powers or the choices they have made in the past. In reality, one’s fate and destiny are determined by countless other components. One’s fate may as well be a story written by someone else, such as Shakespeare writing about the tragedy of Romeo and
Hamlet and Claudius have similarities beyond the sharing of blood and differences that sever the family bond. Hamlet’s suicidal tendencies and confliction of murder bubble up in his monologue while Claudius is battling a half guilty conscious and the urge to pray. These thoughts of bring rise to similar emotions, however Hamlet and Claudius come to different resolutions at the end of each of their monologues. They both dissect the source of their resolve and in turn raise the question what is the greatest source of motivation for each of them. By observing the monologues with a superficial glance, one is lead to an arguably superficial motivation for each character.
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.
'Hatred is blind and anger deaf: the one who pours himself a cup of vengeance is likely to drink bitter draught ' (569). Later in the novel, Villefort commands his wife to commit suicide because she is dishonorable. The same self-justice he hates caused his wife and son to commit suicide. He realizes he has no room to judge after this action. Simply put, the audience learns only God can judge
When his father died, he returned home in vengeance. When his sister went crazy, his first reaction was anger and pain, but it then turned to anger seeing how affected she was by her father’s death. Later on when she dies, he storms out filled with rage and at her funeral, he was crying so much that Hamlet fought him to prove he was affected more. Hamlet and Laertes are character foils for one another.
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 Shakespeare’s Hamlet, the theme of revenge appears repeatedly allowing us to explore its connection with human nature in its entirety. Revenge is the key in provoking the savage capabilities of a mind as reason is often disregarded, through the anger and hate that leads one’s conscience to act blindly. More precise to Hamlet is the theme of revenge and its connection with one’s loyalty towards his father. This is seen clearly in the play through the characters of Hamlet, Laertes and Fortinbras. These three characters follow a similar journey, but have contrasting qualities, which in turn show many ways how the conflict can be acted upon.