Young Fortinbras did this through asserting himself and his military to action, and invading the then troubled Denmark. Despite Hamlet’s passive contemplation, he too avenged his father’s murder by stabbing Claudius and forcing him to gulp down a glass of poisoned wine. Both Young Hamlet and Young Fortinbras sought vengeance for their fathers’ untimely deaths, but had contrasting motives and completely opposite plans of action. Fortinbras' father, King of Norway, was killed during battle for control of “a little patch of ground”(4.4, 19). Fortinbras’ uncle claims the throne of Norway just as Claudius took the throne in Denmark, and linked the common destiny between Young Fortinbras and Hamlet in their attempt for vengeance of their fathers’ deaths.
There is Amleth/Hamlet’s dead father, the brother who killed his father and becomes king, the mother who married Amleth/Hamlet’s uncle. There is also the plan to kill his uncle, and the murder of the person behind the curtain in his mother’s bedroom. Also his uncle, now the king, also decides to send Amleth/Hamlet to England, so the King of England will kill him. The king sends two servants to accompany Amleth/Hamlet to England, but they both know the intentions of the trip, but Amleth/Hamlet end up eventually, with much plotting, having both the servants killed. And the last similarity, though not in exact description, is Amleth/Hamlet killing his uncle, the king.
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
He grew up to hate the English rulers of Scotland and this was made worse when his father was killed by an English Knight in Ayrshire in 1291. Later that year when he was visiting his uncle in Dundee he got into a fight with an English soldier who was stabbed to death. From that day William became an outlaw and went into hiding. During the next few years William gathered support and lived like a bandit. He was involved in many raids on the English occupiers and he avenged his father’s death by killing the English knight Fenwick.
Just yesterday, he had done another act which is hideous of mankind, taking revenge on Atticus Finch’s children, Jeremy Finch and Jean Louise Finch. Do we really need to sacrifice so much for this step? Tom Robinson who was charged guilty as recently been shot in his attempt to escape from prison and Jeremy Finch was injured with a broken arm as a result of Bob Ewell’s surprise attack. What is comforting might be the news of Bob Ewell’s death as he was pronounced dead by Mr Heck Tate, believed to have fallen on to his knife. However, this just adds on to the death toll brought along by the series of
Fair is Foul and Foul is Fair Mrs. McGuinness Wednesday Dec 12th 2012 ENG3U1a Stephanie Clue In Dracula (1897), Bram Stoker shows how the battle between Good and Evil can shape one’s character and how one looks at the world. When Jonathan finds out that Dracula has been feeding from his wife, he and a small group of men set out to destroy him. However, in Shakespeare’s Macbeth (1606), Macbeth kills the king in order to gain power and prestige. As a result of his crime, Macbeth becomes more and more paranoid and distrustful of everyone around him, thus resulting in his eventual death. While nearly three hundred years separate these two pieces of literature, both explore how the hunger for power can destroy lives and entire nations.
Doe was given direct orders to kill the tyrant. Doe broke into the tyrant’s home and the tyrant was not home, but his son was. Doe felt hopeless and killed the tyrant’s son. Upon the tyrants arrival, he found his murdered son. Feeling betrayed and lost, the tyrant hung himself and died of asphyxiation.
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”. Macbeth does this in the hopes that it crushes Macduff, and in turn, crush the uprising. However it ends up motivating him through the conversations Macduff has with
Macbeth does kill the King and this is when his downfall begins . His good friend Banquo starts to be suspicious and Macbeth kills him without a second thought. Later he sees Banquo's ghost and he begins to go mad as so does Lady Macbeth and she commits suicide. Macbeth runs Scotland very badly and Duncan's son Malcolm comes to claim his throne. With the help of the English army Macbeth's castle
Hamlet first learns from the ghost of his father that his death was actually a murder . Even though he swears to avenge his father, indecision overcomes Hamlet and he has to test the king’s sincerity. When the king’s true ambition is revealed to Hamlet, he affirms his choice to take violent action against the king. However, Hamlet would only kill the king once he caught him in the act of doing something villainous. At the end of the play, Hamlet learns that the king was to blame for poisoning the blade.