Chart Outlining Incidents of Dramatic Irony Example of Dramatic Irony from Acts I & II|CharactersInvolved|Sympathy? Antipathy?|Reason your sympathies lean as they do|Evidence – Lines and Explanation of Effect| Act1 Sc.5 |Hamlet|Sympathy towards hamlet |Because he figures out including the readers, the truth behind his father’s death. |The Ghost reveals to hamlet that he was murdered and not bit by a snake like everyone in Denmark believes.| |Claudius|Antipathy towards Claudius |Because we begin to hate him when we figured out that he was the one behind his own brother’s murder. |Claudius: “Now Hamlet hear… Now wears his crown”. | End of Act1 Sc.5 |Hamlet |Sympathies with hamlet |Because he has to know put on an act, pretend madness to deceive
What influences did he have? Remember his own ambition. Quote (Witches, Lady Macbeth) Who were the people affected by his choice? Discuss how Macbeth is seen by others at the start of play (‘Noble Macbeth’) Do you think it was right for him to do what he did? Discuss time period.
When Hamlet is talking to the ghost of his father, their conversation reflects what doom and gloom will ultimately come at the end of the story. Shakespeare’s goal is to keep the audience referring back to the different acts and scenes to pull together what is presently taking place in the play. When Shakespeare
Which I could see the song playing in the background while Laertes returns from France to discover his fathers death and his sisters ill madness. Ophelia supposively thinks she gives him herbs and flowers when they’re actually weeds. Then shortly after Claudius appears and convinces Laertes that Hamlet is solely the one for the kings death and later on finds out that Hamlet is still alive. When I think of death I think of creepy and eerie music which also resonates or resounds the song of Hamlet. The word had gotten back to England that pirates had raided the ship and that he was returned to Denmark.
The ‘Poisonous’ death of a beloved King At 6:01 p.m. on December 1 4, 1568, leader of Denmark King Hamlet was poisoned by his younger brother Claudius. King Hamlet had been resting in his garden at Elsinore Castle in Denmark, when, without warning, he was poisoned. The deadly poisoned was poured through his right ear rapidly travelling to the rest of the body. King Hamlet was immediately death before anyone notices what had happened. It is rumored that Claudius poisoned his older brother because the jealousy and hunger for power.
Yesterday, the citizens of Verona were shocked at the discovery of a double death. Two young teenagers, Romeo Montague and Juliet Capulet’s bodies were discovered in the Capulet family tomb; both of them dead. Initial investigation shows that the two committed suicide. One by sword and the other by poison. It appears that Romeo went down to mourn Juliet inside the Capulet tomb when he encountered Country Paris who was supposed to have wed Juliet last week.
I learned it, ere you came here, full two hours; He was, by gad, an old comrade of yours; 210 And he was slain, all suddenly, last night, When drunk, as he sat on his bench upright; An unseen thief, called Death, came stalking by, Who hereabouts makes all the people die, And with his spear he clove his heart in two 215 And went his way and made no more ado. He's slain a thousand w ith this pestile nce; And, master, ere you come in his presence, Roisterers are people who enjoy themselves in a boisterous way; prime here means "daw n"; knave means "male servant." The Pardoner picks up where he left off at line 20 (the "dancing gir ls" are conspicuously absent). One "roisterer" wants to know the identity of a corpse being carried to burial. His servant explains that it is a friend who has been killed by Death.
The devil, or the evil spirits, take up many disguises, one of which is through Lady Macbeth. Our tragic hero does not realize that every murder will come back to haunt him. We begin to see the slippery slope Macbeth slides down as he promptly kills his best friend, Banquo, and attempts to murder Banquo’s only child, Fleance, without any outside influences. He was content killing his closest ally because he worries about the witches prophecy that “the seeds of Banquo’s kings, rather than so, come fate into the list, and champion me to the utterance…” (III.I.70-73). Even when you believe Macbeth cannot be any worse he slaughters Macduff’s entire family when he hears Macduff has fled to England; he said that he would “give to the edge o’the sword his wife, babes, and all unfortunate souls that trace him in his line”.
O heavy burden!”. His hypocrisy and corrupt nature is demonstrated when he speaks to Laertes, through irony, “There’s such divinity doth hedge a king”, as God did not protect old Hamlet from being murdered by Claudius. Despite this Claudius is not utterly evil; he does love Gertrude and recognises that his “offense is rank ... smells to the heavens”. Claudius unlike Hamlet manages to manipulate fortune and take what he wants (the throne, and Gertrude), the end result justifying his means. Polonius effectively demonstrates notions of corruption throughout the play.
“What shall I do, O Utnapishtim, where shall I go? Already the thief in the night has hold of my limbs, death inhabits my room; whereever my foot rests, there I find death.” (page 89). Gilgamesh fears death coming for him faster now that he has fails the test. Utnapishtim informs Gilgamesh of a plant that restores youth, however on his way home Gilgamesh sets the plant down by a pond and a serpent is drawn to it and eats it. Back home in Urk,