She is sad because of Hamlet is mad. she is also so dutiful. Because when his father and his brother know she and Hamlet together. Her brother tell her Hamlet is not good and Hamlet will hurt her and tell her" Perhaps he loves you now. And now no soil nor cautel doth besmirch the virtue of his will" "he may not, as unvalu'd persons do, crave for himself, for on his choice depends the safety and the health of the whole state".
He calls her foolish for believing anything Hamlet says to her. Ophelia argues with her father and tries to convince him that Hamlet truly does love her and speaks nothing but the truth when he is with her. Polonius tells Ophelia not to mistake a fire with true love. Hamlet is young and can do as he pleases with whoever he wants begins to get short tempered and tells her not to believe his word. To sum up his speech, Polonius forbids Ophelia from talking to and seeing Hamlet so she doesn’t
The main unhappy marriage showcased by the novel is between Louisa Gradgrind and Mr. Bounderby. Louisa marries him not out of love but out of a sense of duty to her brother, Tom, the only person in the world she loves and who wheedles her into saying "yes" because he works for Bounderby and wants to improve his chances at rising in the world. Bounderby's intentions regarding Louisa seem a bit creepy at first, but he turns out to mean no harm to her. This a loveless disaster where husband and wife grow to hate each other in the case of Louisa and Bounderby. The only happy unions are mythic, have occurred in the past, or are just barely implied, as in the case of the Jupes
If two eight-graders came up to you, would you agree to help them elope? In Romeo and Juliet, by William Shakespeare, two star-crossed lovers struggle to love due to their feudal families, the Montagues and the Capulets. In order to stay with each other for eternity, Romeo and Juliet commit suicide, which at the same time, ends the enmity between the rival families. However, part of this tragic death was brought upon by Friar Lawrence, their trusted friend and advisor. Through Friar Lawrence, Shakespeare shows us how shortsightedness will avert our true responsibilities.
Additionally, they support Romeo and Juliet's struggle to keep their relationship outside of their families' private war. Pairs of love and hate are part of a major motif of Romeo and Juliet. These contrasting pairs emphasize how Romeo and Juliet are madly in love, but their love can never be because of their families. In the end of Act I, when the Nurse tells Juliet that Romeo is a Montague she voices her grief: “My only love sprung from my only hate! Too early seen unknown, and known too late!
He has no moral qualms about his own extramarital affairs, but when faced with his wife’s infidelity, he assumes the position of outraged victim. The importance of time and the past manifests itself in the confrontation between Gatsby and Tom. Gatsby’s obsession with recovering a blissful past compels him to order Daisy to tell Tom that she has never loved him. Gatsby needs to know that she has always loved him, that she has always been emotionally loyal to him. Similarly, pleading with Daisy, Tom invokes their intimate personal history to remind her that she has had feelings for him; by controlling the past, Tom eradicates Gatsby’s vision of the future.
A Doll’s House Quotes and Analysis Marriage * NORA: "How painful and humiliating it would be for Torvald […] to know that he owed me anything! It would upset our mutual relations altogether." (1.197) | * The Helmers' marriage is based on maintaining a veneer of male dominance. * Use of exclamation – she herself cannot come to terms with humiliating her husband * NORA: "Christine is […] is frightfully anxious to work under some clever man, so as to perfect herself--" (1.282) | * Nora's relationship with her husband seems to be built on careful manipulation of his ego. * HELMER: "Nice?--because you do as your husband wishes?
At this point, this is just simple advice. It is at the point where Ophelia acknowledges that Laertes probably does not intend to practice his own advice, that we first see her flaw. Even after Ophelia urges him not to give her advice that he does not intend to keep himself, she reassures him that she will keep his advice as a “watchman” close to her heart. The fact that Laertes instructs her to behave in a way that he chooses not to, hints that his advice may not be because he genuinely cares for her well-being. Rather, it is because he is worried on how her actions will affect his image and, at the same time, is able to assert some type of authority
Cordelia believes that she is being loyal to Lear by not lying to him and just telling him things that he wants to hear like her sisters are doing but this backfires, as Lear is not happy with this. Kent also falls into this trap in the same scene. He sees that Lear is making a mistake in
Portia and Calpurnia were both noble women married to men of high authority. Portia was married to Brutus while Calpurnia was married to Caesar. Both Calpurnia and Portia were dutiful wives to their respectful husbands and were both worried about their husbands. Calpurnia’s worry was brought on by strange dreams and images of nature while Portia’s worry was brought on by logical deduction as she observed her husband’s odd behaviour. Both Portia and Calpurnia confronted their husbands and receive different reactions.