“Tender yourself more dearly, Or not to the crack of the wind of the poor phase, running it thus, you’ll tender me a fool”. Polonius is not interested in love, or what is best for Ophelia’s wants. Polonius does not want Ophelia to make him look bad. Polonius would like Ophelia to choose a partner who would benefit him, but Ophelia feels that Hamlet is mad for her love. Whatever will benefit Polonius’ reputation is his only incentive to keep Ophelia informed about men.
Romeo is trying to get over the fact that Rosaline rejected him so he goes to a blowout and falls in love with Juliet. Romeo ends up murdering Tybalt and Juliet finds out. Romeo has to shelter from the Prince because he 's going to execute Romeo. Lord Capulet wants Juliet to marry Paris, but Juliet doesn’t want to so she fakes her death. Romeo never found out she faked it all he heard was she had died.
Many believe that it’s Tom Buchannan to be blamed because he lies to Wilson who killed his wife Myrtle to get his revenge towards Gatsby by getting him killed for trying to take Daisy away from him. Gatsby could have prevented his own death if he didn’t lose to his own ego to claim Daisy, as his own to claim dominance over Tom would later seal his fate in a death bed. During chapter 7 things get heated when Tom and Gatsby started arguing “Your wife doesn’t love you …. she’s never loved you. She loves me”(131-7).
His father told him to “remember that all the people in this world haven’t had the advantages that you’ve had” (Fitzgerald 1). In the beginning of the story, Nick reveals how his mid-western family has install in him basic conservative values that need to be respected. As the story progresses, Nick is able to maintain his values, but is challenged because the people with him are immoral. Nick meets with Tom and Daisy who are cheaters and careless. Their attitude allows Nick to realize that he is “one of the few honest people” (Fitzgerald 59).
She uses Tartuffe’s lust for her as an advantage. Orgon refuses to believe anyone unless he has physical proof. Elmire uses deception to bring Tartuffe’s downfall and succeeds. Orgon refuses to listen to any of the men, but this time it is woman who uncovers the truth. During this century woman were still considered inferior than men, however Elmire contradicts that.
Huck knows he must not tell the truth, again to help his friend escape slavery. Another situation is when Huck and Jim first meet the duke and king; Huck soon realizes that they are actually con men. However, he keeps this truth from Jim because he feels that it would be useless to tell him (Twain 99). Huck knows if he tells Jim the truth, unnecessary conflicts could occur. Huck’s lying is justified because he has to in order to protect his friend.
Although Iago pretends to be a good friend, he deliberately defames Cassio in front of Montano. Iago knows that Cassio is a good, innocent man but he couldn't care less about how this will negatively impact Cassio’s reputation. Once again, Iago destroys Cassio’s reputation for no reason without any emotions in this regard. Lastly, Iago destroys Desdemona’s relationship as well as her reputation and uses her goodness against her when he lies to Othello about her fidelity. He tells Othello that Desdemona prefers a suitor with the same “clime, complexion, and degree”(3.3.232).
The king and Duke were big characters in the novel using deception for greed. They only cared about what other people could do for them and what they could gain from other people. When the men learned about a family whose dad had passed away they saw a perfect opportunity for personal gain. They acted like they were the Wilks brothers to get the inheritance money of the man's brothers. ‘“My, way the king's eyes did shine!
He ended up getting himself and his friend hurt believing he could take on more than twenty men. He made his injuries worse by being delusional enough to think a servant girl looking for her lover was the daughter of a rich man going against her parents to be with him. He even set free a bunch of criminals thinking that their free will was being taken from them. There was an underlying reason that made some sense for these actions but were wrongly executed. He is a hero who lacks basic common sense and does whatever he thinks is right not what actually is
The play “Othello” by Shakespeare is about a man who eloped with the senator’s daughter. Then became deeply in love. The play also includes a man named Iago who hates the general Othello because he gave the lieutenant position in favor for Cassio. As a result, Iago decided to play devil and manipulate Othello’s mind by telling him that his wife Desdemona committed adultery with Cassio. Which lead Iago asking his wife Emilia to steal Desdemona’s handkerchief so he can place it in Cassio’s bedroom.