Thus this was what she meant by not even the perfume of Arabia can cover up her guilty sin. Another example would be when Lady Macbeth says “Was your hands, put on your night-gown, looking not so pale: I tell you yet again, Banquo’s buried. (5, 1; 52). Considering the fact that Banquo is dead, and she was the one who influenced her husband to do all those bad deeds, in the end it caused her to relive this scene to show how cruel she was in the past. Thus it is shown that guilt can cause one to lose there inner conscience.
The first to commit suicide is Antigone shortly after she is thrown in an entrapment of stones and boulders. As soon as this fatal news reaches Haimons’s ears, he also kills himself. As if that wasn’t bad enough, even Queen Eurydice commits suicide in suffocating grief of her son’s death. In punishment of not facing his mistakes, Creon lost son, his Queen, and all respect from his people. These loses know how to bring great regret and guilt to Creon.
The play Antigone by Sophocles explains how a powerful king and princess both experience a major downfall due to their respective character flaw. Even though both Antigone and Creon are considered tragic characters, Creon is the character who experiences the more intense downfall. Antigone’s tragic flaw is being too passionate while Creon’s tragic downfall is being too full of pride to make wise decisions. At the end of the play, Creon is still alive and has to deal with the loss of his wife and son thus, making him the most tragic character. Antigone’s tragic flaw is that she is too passionate and strong-willed for her own good.
When they laugh at her warnings and she gets upset, Minerva says, "Come on, Dede. Think how sorry you'd be if something should happen to us and you didn't say goodbye." But before they leave, she cries out her real fear: "I don't want to have to live without you." The reader knows that is her fate exactly: to live after her sisters die as martyrs, and thus to tell their story. Another instance of foreshadowing occurs after Tio Pepe reports what Trujillo said at the gathering at the mayor's house.
When Proctor had to go to the court to get his wife out of being accused of upholding witchcraft he eventually confess to his sins he committed. Talking to Danforth, Proctors says “I lusted, and there is a promise in such sweet. But it is a whore’s vengeance, and you must see it; I set myself entirely in your hands” (page 49 act three) confessing to the crime he did. He realizes what he did was wrong which was why he tried to hide it for so long. But the only way for
He talks about how she was killed, which was by drowning. He says, ‘I can see her drowned body in the bog, the weighing stone, the floating rods and boughs’. He sees, in his mind, the girl being drowned, how she was held under the water by a heavy stone. The ‘rods and boughs’ would have been used for flogging the girl, and this is a disturbing thought for the reader. Heaney says, ‘she was a barked sapling that is dug up’, using this natural image to contrast the previous sinister images he had created.
Ben Waller Mrs. Callaham Honors English II November 15, 2013 Antigone The tragic hero in the play Antigone is the main character Antigone. She stands up for what she believes in and faces the punishment that she doesn't deserve. Creon wants Antigone and her sister to die because he is afraid they are going to steal the thrown from him, but in the end everything turns to the worst. Antigone dies with a clean conscience after burying her brother even though she knew she would die. Antigone was born into the royal family.
Friar Lawrence then fled from the room to escape the police. When the Friar later returned, Juliet Montague had killed herself with a dagger. The Friar was earlier overheard saying: ‘Young Juliet is alive For whose dear sake though Wast but lately dead’ Juliet- ‘what if it be poison which the Friar Subtly hath ministered to have me dead’ Friar Lawrence had a reasonable motive in this case, as he did not approve of the marriage or Romeo and Juliet which could have resulted in the suicides being encouraged by Friar Lawrence. As shown in this report, several suspects could have been the cause of Romeo and Juliet’s suicides. As Friar Lawrence was the last person to see Juliet alive and gave Juliet the poison to make her sleep, he would be the person most responsible for the suicides of Juliet Capulet and Romeo Montague.
She ran to Friar Lawrence for help and the friar gave her distilling liquor so that she can fake her death. Friar Lawrence had someone send a letter to Romeo that never got delivered, explaining the situation with Juliet. Romeo not knowing about Juliet’s fake death led him to drink poison that he got from Apothecary. When Juliet woke-up, she found Romeo dead on the ground and she was devastated. Friar Lawrence was telling her that they should leave before the guards came and she resisted and he left her.