First my family was grieving the death of Mercutio, another death at the hand of a Capulet. Then my son is banished and the next day – dead! I had not even spoken to my dear boy before he fled the city! There is no way I can be held accountable. I implore you, my Prince not to persecute the woman who’s already lost the light of her life, but instead turn your attention to the real culprits of this unbelievable crime – The Capulets.
When Creon learns that Antigone has buried her brother, he becomes furious and sentences Antigone to death despite his son’s and Antigone’s fiancé pleading, as well as a warning from the prophet. But as the prophet for-told, the gods are on Antigone’s side and for Creon’s crime he loses his only son, Haemon and his wife. The begging of the play, Antigone has her sister, Isemen outside the city gates. Antigone is trying to get Ismene to help her bury their brother, Polyncies. But Ismene refuses to help her sister, fearing the death penalty installed by Creon.
Also, when the official who is telling the city of Thebes that Oedipus blinded himself he says, “He shouts for all the barriers to be unbarred and he displayed to all of Thebes, his father’s murderer, his mothers…no, a word too foul to say…”(71). Even though Oedipus didn’t know that Lauis was his father it was still his choice to kill him and marry Jocasta although it was his mother. In addition to Oedipus being responsible for his fate he is also endowed with a tragic flaw and is doomed to make a serious error in judgment. Oedipus is arrogant and stubborn and these flaws cause him to accuse people of things they didn’t do. For example, when Oedipus says to Tiresias,”Yes, you, you planned this thing, and I suspect you of the very murder even, all but the actual stroke” (20).He is accusing Tiresias of murdering Lauis when the actual murderer is Oedipus himself.
Gender Roles in Antigone Antigone, a tragedy written by Sophocles, is about a girl who has a sister and two brothers. The brothers fight over the throne of Thebes and end up killing each other. Creon, who is Antigone’s uncle, gets the throne and orders that any one attacking the city will not get a burial but will be left out to rot. One of the brothers is buried and the other is left out to rot. Antigone doesn’t like having her brother be dishonored with no burial, because she loves him, so she takes it upon herself to bury him.
Emily assumed that he would wed her but caught wind that he had said he was “not a marrying man”. Emily could not let go of the only other man she had ever had in her life. Due to her insanity, she killed Homer Barron one night with arsenic. The reason she killed him was because she wanted him to be with her for the rest of her life. After the disappearance of Homer Barron, Emily secluded into her home.
"If you had not been born Mama would still be alive she died because of you. You are bad luck." This quote is about the death of her mother due to her birth and all her siblings blame her for the death. This example is showing a significant event of the theme 'family relationships' because now all her siblings hate and treat Adeline unfairly because they blame her for the death when it wasn't even her fault. Also since this incident now all of her siblings pick on her and call her 'bad luck'.
He continues, “it us befitted/To bear our hearts in grief, and our whole kingdom/To be contracted in one brow of woe” (I.2.2-4), which prompts the city to grieve for the late king. Claudius never mentions his own feelings about the king’s death, but expects everyone else to mourn. He then goes on to talk about his marriage to Gertrude, as if his self-interested act of taking the dead king’s wife for his queen somehow compensates for his death. Claudius’ strange behavior is a hint that something is not the way it appears. It suggests that he is putting on a disguise, which is later confirmed when it is revealed that he is the one who murdered the king.
First, many diseases cause severe pain and suffering, it is cruell to not listen to the patients plea to end their agony. Matthew Donnelly was diagnosed with a rare skin cancer that destroyed him; he lost his nose, his left hand and part of his jaw. All he wanted was to die, however the law didn’t permit it, so he was forced to suffer until his brother shot him to put him out of his misery. No one listened to his cries of pain and there was no way out, the only way was to get someone to shoot him, a much better fate would’ve been euthanization. He would’ve been happier and died how he wanted.
In Pyramus and Thisbe’s case, Pyramus killed himself because he thought that Thisbe was dead and when Thisbe found him she killed herself because she was so upset. In the story of Orpheus and Eurydice, Orpheus looks at Eurydice before she made it completely out of the Underworld and she was sent back forever. In Cupid and Psyche’s story, neither one of them had faith in the other. Also, in all three of the stories they went through great measures for the one they love. Pyramus and Thisbe risked everything so that they could sneak out and see each other.
Then, they return to their hometown and leave behind them nothing but dead people… or so they thought. A little girl, Anthea survives, and later she follows them in Rufford, where she settles with her husband like nothing happened in Webb’s Ford. But in the inside, Anthea carries the guilt of her murdered family and she won’t find peace until the Patriots are all punished. She plans her death and he asks William Quaid, the only Patriot she trusts, to rape her and kill her. In a letter, she accuses three of them to have raped and killed her.