Perhaps, because she saved one life, the rest would have to fall. Her actions led to terrible suffering for Creon and his family; almost like a curse. Haemon, her fiancé, was so in love with her that he actually fought with his father, the King, for her rights. When he could not do anything about Antigone being buried alive, he stabbed himself out of grief for his love with Antigone and anger towards his father. Because of the son’s death, Creon’s wife, too, killed herself out of grief.
This is also portrayed in ‘Born yesterday’ when it says “tightly-folded bud” this indicates that although the child may be young and unable to defend for herself her loved ones will try and protect her, however soon they won’t be there to protect her and she will be left to defend for herself. The poem ‘Nettles’ is written in a narrative form, with a fist person speaker. This stresses the fact that the poem has been drawn from personal experiences. The use of the word ‘My’ throughout the poem shows a sense of belonging and protectiveness towards the narrator’s son. The poem is set out in an a,b,a,b rhyming pattern with a 10 beat rhythmic pattern.
Electra fights with her mother, Clytemnestra, and her mother’s lover, Aegisthus, because she feels betrayed by them as they killed her father. When Electra and Orestes are finally reunited, they plot against their fathers killers, and finally kill them. The play has several themes, such as vengeance and deception which are extenuated by the heightened realism style of the play. In Electra’s introductory speech, I would emphasises her agony of her father’s death, as this is the main reason the character is vengeful. To fit with the heightened realism of the play, I would exaggerate the mental pain that the character is going through by associating some lines with physical pain, such as ‘But my mother, and her bed mate Aegisthus, Split open his head with a murderous axe’.
Her mother also told her this advice because she has to get married but she is rejecting every guy and is always complaining about it. She only sees whats bad in people and doesn't see the positive things about a person. What is she supposed to learn from this advice? On the 22nd of February Madame Johanna told Birdy, “ I am a women and a cousin to the king. Do you truly think I could be a horse trainer or a puppeteer or even be friends with a goat boy?
I read the non-fiction narrative essay “Girl” by Jane Maher which is about a story about a problem between her and her father and how this issue continued between them until his death. (Maher 1-3). The author story is very doleful since it is a realistic circumstance that Maher been through in her life, and it really impinged on me since I live far away from my family and any topic about parents affects me easily. I wished that the death wasn’t the end of the story, but that is not Maher’s choice, nor the reader’s! Death is the predestined destination for all creations in this entire world, whether they are satisfied or not.
Oedipus: She gave him to you? Old Man: (About to cry) Oh yes, oh yes, I was to kill the child because there is a prophecy that he will kill his father when he grows up. Oedipus: Enough (he shouted)… (He sat back) it’s all true. Now shall my light be turned into darkness? I am a curse.
Antigone knows that Creon knows what she has done and states, “I gave myself to death, long ago, so I might serve the dead.” Her brother not being buried changes the relationship she has with her uncle because her uncle now wants her to suffer and to e tormented for something she thought was right. Anti gone dies because she kills herself in a cave she can’t escape from. She hung herself and the first person to realize she was dead is Creon’s son Haemon. Haemon was devastated and wanted to kill the person responsible and he felt that there wasn’t a force on the planet that could stop him. Creon is told by Tiresias that if he doesn’t change the way he is bad things are going to happen.
Tybalt (who is Juliet’s cousin), was killed and her parents believe that is the reason for her heartache and committing suicide. As soon as the nurse discovers that Tybalt is dead her reaction to Juliet is quite troubling and she does not exactly know how to tell her so the end result is her saying, “Tybalt is gone, and Romeo banished; Romeo that kill’d him, he is banished.” (3.2.69-70). Juliet’s reaction is angry and she is very upset, she
The witches god doesn't like this which causes the the witches to betray Macbeth, “Spiteful and wrathful, who (as others do) Loves for his own ends, not for you. But make amends now: get you gone, And at the pit of Acheron Meet me i'th morning: get you gone, Will come to know his destiny. Your vessels and your spells provide, Your charms and everything beside” (III. v. 12-19). The witches god is saying that why are they putting up with Macbeth and that he only cares for himself.
Macbeth desire to be king causes him to believe the witches for their prophesies have come true before. He is unable to see the witches as the most dangerous characters in the play. Without the witches playing upon Macbeth’s ambitions, it is doubtful that Macbeth would have committed the murders. The witches play the part of the instigators, and help Macbeth to continue his acts of violence. Even though they are able to see that his acts will lead him to his downfall, they continue to let him kill others.