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
A major factor that affects Mayella in her life, and especially in the trial, is her fear of her father. In To Kill a Mockingbird, Bob Ewell beats up Mayella and blames it on Tom Robinson, which is the reason for the trial. Bob Ewell’s influence on Mayella can be seen in the way she glances at her father and changes her words depending on his reaction. She harbors a fear of her father that makes her submissive to him and match her testimony with his, even if he abused her. For example, Mayella tries to hide her father’s drinking problem, and only reveals it when Atticus coaxes it out of her.
2. In “The Twa Corbies,” nature defeats the efforts of man because death entails the negation of human achievement. Agree or disagree, and consider whether this is equally true in “Sir Patrick Spens.” Spens dies, but are his actions thereby rendered meaningless? 3. In “The Douglas Tragedy,” William is responsible for physically killing Lady Margret’s brothers, but who is morally responsible for these deaths?
She asks’ her sister Ismene to help her give him the burial he deserves. Creon the king of Thebes made sure that if anyone was to bury Polynieces was going to be stoned to death. He felt as if he was a “traitor” to Creon who killed his own brother in a civil war. Antigone was caught in the act of burring Polynieces by the sentry, now she is sentenced to be buried and killed. Antigone and Rosa Parks have a different encounter with the law and how they are punished for what they have done.
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.
Humartia for the greeks meant an error, an unintentional sin or a tragic fault, something that will not go as planned. Give a brief summary of the work and explain the more immediate context leading into the particular statement you are using as an example. In this tragedy we see a family that is involved with law of the state, a uncle that arrests his niece that end up killing herself and being her cousins lover. In the furthest corner of the tomb we saw Antigone hanging by the neck Here is when Antigone is found dead, her uncle sends the guards to kill her but the tragedy is already done. We can see that the plans from the King, Antigone's uncle did not succeed and besides that it was a huge tragedy with lots of unexpected happening which links it to the concept of
People are responsible for the way they manage their freedom and for accepting the consequences of their actions, but Hrafnkel subconsciously limited his own freedom when he swore an oath to kill in case someone wronged him. Although the saga takes a different turn that makes the reader wonder whether he is guilty or not, the evidence clearly proves that he is indeed guilty. After hearing of his son’s death, Einar’s father Thorbjorn pays a visit to Hrafnkel in order to ask him for compensation for his son. Hrafnkel admits that this was one of the most dreadful acts he has ever committed and in return offers Thornjob several materialistic renditions, which Thornjob turns down. By admitting that this act was one of the worst he has ever committed, he states that he himself feels guilty as well.
He's my son! He'd rather see these no-good punks than his own mother? You scum…” Mrs. Cade. The reason for his low self-esteem and him losing his innocence by killing Bob is because he has to deal with lack of parental love. The extent of your loss of innocence also depends on the environment you are raised in.
Anyone who buried Polynices would be punished by death. Creon does this to demonstrate to his people that anyone who tries to overthrow the king, as Polynices did, will be punished. He does this to protect his position as king, and the position of Thebes’ future rulers. Antigone decided to go against her uncle’s rule and bury Polynices. One might argue that Antigone acted not to disobey her uncle, but because she cared for her brother.
The Prince tells the families his opinion when Romeo and Juliet are found dead: “Where be these enemies? Capulet, Montague, / See what a scourge is laid upon your hate” (5.3.291-292). In the end, even the Prince agrees that the families hate and constant pressure on their children killed them. The families they were born into want them to hate each other forcing Romeo and Juliet to do drastic things. The friar’s lack of communication, Romeo and Juliet’s emotions, and pressure from their families are responsible for Romeo and Juliet’s death.