Tom Buchanan is a very rich man, who lives in a big mention in West Egg. ‘“His family was enormously wealthy even in college his freedom with money was a matter for reproach—“’(6). This quotation is referring that Tom comes from a wealthy family.. Daisy marries Tom because of his money. It shows that she wants to get her success easily. In other words, she takes it for granted.
Oedipus does not want to believe the truths Tiresias is telling him and falsely accuses Kreon of plotting against him to become king of Thebes. Kreon is so hurt by this that he tells the chorus, "This accusation against me by our ruler Oedipus, It's outrageous.” By the end of the play, Kreon tells Oedipus that "I'm always as good as my word; I don't speak before I think." In Antigone, Kreon becomes king of Thebes after Polynices and Eteocles commit fratricide in battle. Antigone commits her ‘crime of reverence' by burying Polynices after a direct order from Kreon dictating that everyone leave him on the ground, unburied. Kreon first accuses the council of elders of being stupid and old when they suggest that the gods were behind Polynices' burial.
In Oedipus Rex, Creon wills nothing more than to help Oedipus lift the never resting plague from the city. For instance, as the city falls into a pit of despair, Creon travels to Apollo's shrine to pray and find out what they must do to end the plague's thirst for death. As he returns to Thebes, he gives the news to Oedipus, and in a cloud of paranoia caused by pride, Oedipus accuses Creon of conspiring against him for the throne. Even though Creon is falsely accused, he only wants nothing more than the best for the city. Creon is hurt by this accusation and responds, "This accusation against me by our ruler Oedipus, it's outrageous."
Although, this could be viewed as justice for him and his daughter being unlawfully marooned on the island and stripped of his dukedom. This act could be justified by this. On the other hand, Faustus’ tricks are never justified and do not contain any real meaning. He uses is 24 years wastefully, traveling the world and not fulfilling any of his original ambitions he wanted to fulfil with his use of power granted by the devil. In act three scene one, him and Mephostophilis travel to Rome to play a tedious trick against the Pope.
When Oedipus asks why this case was not investigated the people respond that they were too busy trying to solve the sphinx’s riddle. Oedipus vows that no matter what the cost is, he will get to the bottom of it, both because it harmed Thebes and Laius was noble and loyal. Oedipus calls upon Teiresias, the blind prophet, and forces him to reveal what he knows of the murder. Teiresias reluctantly tells Oedipus that he killed his father and sleeps with his mother. Oedipus accuses him of lying on Creons behalf so Creon could kill Oedipus and take the throne.
Twain chronicled his beliefs pertaining to religion, slavery, and civilization in the way he wrote this story. Mark Twain used satire and wit in an attempt to project his beliefs and challenge the nations most basic credence’s. Mark Twain demonstrates his fascination of realism in many ways. He exemplifies the gullibility of civilization when writing about how the king and duke go to a camp and gather money from the church people, in order to help Jim, without them thinking twice about it. The king rants about how he was a pirate who lost his crew, robbed the night prior, and put ashore off a steamboat moneyless.
Meaning seems to be... | 4. Dictionary definition is... | treachery | “After the siege and the assault has ceased at Troy, the city had been destroyed and burned to brands and ashes, the warrior who wrought there the trains of treason was tried for his treachery…” | actions | violation of allegiance or of faith and confidence | mirth | “The King lay royally at Camelot at Christmas tide with many fine lords, the best of men, all the rich brethren of the Round Table, with right rich revel and careless mirth.” | happiness | gladness or gaiety as shown by or accompanied with laughter | comelier | “Truly no man could say that he ever beheld a comelier lady than she, with her dancing gray eyes.” | Attractive | pleasurably conforming to notions of good appearance, suitability, or proportion | trifles | “Thus the great King stands waiting before the high table, talking of trifles full courteously.” | Not important | something of little value, substance, or importance | vesture | “And all his vesture verily was clean verdure, both the bars of his belt and the other beauteous stones that were set in fine array about himself and his saddle, worked on silk.” | Clothing | a covering garment | dais | “This hero turns him in and enters the hall, riding straight to the high dais, fearless of mischief.” | stage | a raised platform | wight | “If any warrior be wight enough to try what I propose, let him leap lightly to me and take this weapon…” | brave | a living being | recreant | “And so come, or so it behooves thee to be called recreant.” | unfaithful | unfaithful to duty or allegiance | boon | “Give me now this gisarm, for God’s sake, and I will grant thy boon that thou has bidden.” | favor | Benefit or favor | villainy | “Gawain was
that shalt be king hereafter! "(1.3.50) "oftentimes, to win us to our harm, / The instruments of darkness tell us truths, / Win us with honest trifles, to betray's / In deepest consequence" (1.3.123-126) iii) Is Macbeth untouchable ? (apparitions) "Be bloody, bold, and resolute; laugh to scorn / The power of man, for none of woman born / Shall harm Macbeth" (4.1.81) "Macbeth shall never vanquish'd be until / Great Birnam wood to high Dunsinane hill / Shall come against him" (4.1.92-94) "the equivocation of the fiend / That lies like truth. 'Fear not, till Birnam wood / Do come to Dunsinane,' and now a wood / Comes toward Dunsinane" (5.5.42-45) II) Evolution of equivocation and its meaning through the play i) Macbeth doubts during the murder of Duncan "false face must hide what the false heart doth know" (1.7.82) "Is this a dagger, which I see before me, / The handle toward my hand? Come let me clutch thee"(2.1.33-34) ii) The Porter scene : an image of the apparition of chaos causes by Macbeth's ambition "here's an equivocator, that could swear in both the scales against either scale; who committed treason enough for God's sake, yet could not equivocate to heaven " (2.3.8-10).
Richard starts his campaign to prove he is evil by setting his two brothers against each other in order for Edward to eliminate Clarence so that Richard may make it one step closer to the throne. One of Richards more evil plans is to seduce Anne and marry her even though he feels no love for the women whose husband and father in law he killed in cold blood. Richards’s lies are consistent through the play as he manipulates and deceives his way to the throne and is the last way that he attempts to prove himself a villain. The love and compassion felt by fellow family members is lost on the twisted Richard who deceives and manipulates his brothers into hating each other to the point where Edward uses his power to send his brother Clarence to prison. One of Richards’s skills is the ability to influence the actions on almost all the other characters in the play except for the majority of the women who see him for the villain that he truly is.
Both of them did ultimately self-destruct, but there was an enormous amount of force from outside sources that contributed to the path of self-destruction. The play Oedipus starts out with Oedipus discovering there is a curse on Thebes. Oedipus sends his brother-in-law to Apollo to find the source of the curse. Kreon returns from his journey and informs Oedipus that to end the curse they must find out how the former king Laius was murdered. Oedipus starts an investigation and discovers some strange things.