King Creon ruled that if anybody should bury the body in anyway whatsoever, they would be stoned to death. Despite the threats, Antigone could not let her brother go unburied. Her loyalty and devotion to her family caused her to break the law and eventually lead to her death. She was tainted from birth because of the fate of her father and brother, Oedipus. Oedipus was married to his mother and he killed his father, so the fate of his kids was not off to a good start.
There has just been a war between Antigone's two brothers about who is to rule Thebes. Both of Antigone’s brothers died, but Creon left the brother who attacked Thebes, Polyneices, unburied as a form of punishment. Antigone went against Creon’s orders and buried him anyway. As punishment, Creon then sentenced her to death. Haimon, Creon’s son and Antigone’s fiancé pleaded for Antigone to be pardoned, but Creon did not abide to his son’s request.
It is one of only seven of more than one hundred plays by Sophocles to survive in its entirety ( Rosoft). The play tells of a family dispute between two very defiant and unyielding individuals. Oedipus, the father of Antigone, had mistakenly married his mother and killed his father. When he comes to the realization of his pollution, he is ashamed, and he pokes his eyes out and flees the town. After which, his two sons, both products of incest, Polyneices and Eteocles have an agreement about taking control; Eteocles will rule for a period, then Polyneices.
Polyneices betrays his kingdom and dies killing his brother. According to Greek mythology, if someone is not buried properly, then that person will not be able to rest peacefully in the afterlife. Antigone, sister of Polyneices and Eteocles, betrays Creon and properly buries Polyneices. When he learns of her betrayal, he orders
At last her strategem was discovered, and the suitors were enraged. She promised to marry the man who could bend her husband's great bow. None of the suitors could do this but Odysseus, who had returned disguised as a beggar. With the aid of the strung bow, Odysseus slaughtered the suitors and then revealed himself to Penelope. In another legend, however, Penelope was not faithful to her husband, but slept with one or all of
Offences included forgetting a sacrifice, violating the sanctity of a temple area, or breaking an oath or sworn agreement made to another person. A famous man, by the name of Oedipus, believed in these prophesies. It was prophesied Oedipus would marry his mom and kill his father. Ironically, all of this became true. Oedipus killed his father and married his mother.
Romeo never liked to fight before but now it has all changed. He then becomes exiled for killing Tybult and because of that the "tragedy " starts. Juliet finds out that her Romeo is exiled and that her cousin is dead. Paris asks to marry her again and her father says yes this time because his name is looked down upon because it looks bad that his own member killed a Montigue for no reason. He thinks that it will distract the people from the
Till Death Do Us Part A person of power is responsible for those underneath them. In William Shakespeare’s play Romeo and Juliet, there are many people who were the reason of their death. Tybalt is one of the persons who caused the death of Romeo and Juliet, because he killed Romeo’s best friend, with the death of Mercutio Romeo thought it was the right thing to go kill Tybalt, Romeo didn’t think of the consequences of murdering Tybalt and was banished from Verona. Capulet didn’t think at all about his daughter Juliet of how she felt about marrying Parris, he rushed into things and didn’t mind talking to his own daughter about her feelings and that was one reason she died because she did not love Parris and didn’t want to marry him. Though there are many characters Friar Lawrence is most to blame for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet.
Macbeth Beware of Macduff! Beware the thane of Fife. Dismiss me. Enough.” Act 1, Sc 4, 77) He then sent more murderers to kill Macduff; however Macduff was not there, so the murderers killed his entire family. The witches and Lady Macbeth made Macbeth lose his sanity.
Eteocles, Ismene and Antigone’s good brother, died fighting for the city is given a proper burial. Policies on the other hand wanted to fight his brother and they both ended up killing each other. A sentry comes to talk to Creon about