Now that his whole family died, Creon feels guilty for their deaths and will never achieve true happiness again. The “no happiness without wisdom” concept can be applied to all eras, even today’s. If people in this world didn’t have wisdom, there wouldn’t be any happiness in the world. “A man can never be too sure of anything” (Sentry, scene 2) Sentry speaks these words to Creon talking about the crime Antigone committed. Creon thinks that Antigone buried her brother, and sentry gives this advice stating that they don’t know who
He was not a monster but victim. He only killed because the world caused him to. No single living being wants to be born into the world alone and left to die alone. “If you had seen the man who thus capitulated for his safety, your surprise would have been boundless. His limbs were nearly frozen, and his body dreadfully emaciated by fatigue and suffering.
Erik Lopez History 120 11/1/2011 I just want to live forever “After Enkidu died I’m very terrified of dying myself, I the great Gilgamesh king of Uruk do not deserve to ever die! Watching Enkidu die has made me fear death. I must find Utnapishtim and find out how I can also be granted immortality before it’s too late and my precious life is killed off. I will go look for him, no matter how long it takes me I will find him and I will find out how to live forever! Somehow after the Great Flood, Utnapishtim and his wife were the only humans to have been granted immortality by the gods, they must know something or have done something to be granted such a reward.
In this unimaginable position of sorrow there is nothing Creon can do to fix anything at all. Creon’s major flaw of stubbornness leads to pointless actions, which causes a series of suicides, and finally a tragic downfall. The tragic hero’s regrettable path and destination of sorrow without a doubt prove Antigone to be a Shakespearean Tragedy. But the fact that Creon displayed inability by refusing to face his mistakes and in return received true inability that forever disables him from escaping his guilt and ever becoming the king he once aspired to
Frankenstein said by all means he would chase the creature until one of them dies, but the creature on the other hand after murdering said," I have strangled the innocent as they sleep”. Regretting murdering, the creature wept at his mistakes. Frankenstein died unfulfilled, he had not done what he had hoped to. The creature stated, "I have murdered the lovely and the helpless," feeling awful for what he did and Frankenstein said that someone else might succeed in which he failed. Frankenstein from the start wanted the creature dead and as he was dying he still didn't give up stating that another may succeed.
On the other hand when I finished reading “The Story of an Hour” I was shocked and confused. I didn’t understand the death of Mrs. Millard. I think the author could have elaborated more on her death. The ending of the story didn’t make me happy like “Clever Manka.” It made me sad that seeing her husband alive has caused her to die. I guess her ready for the world of possibilities came crashing down when she saw her husband walking through that door.
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.
However in the end, Myrtle is killed, and her heart is left open for all to see, only to finally blend into the dust she had rebelled against for so long. Gatsby, on-the-other-hand, though he lives in West Egg, also has his dreams robbed by the valley of ashes. Because of his connection to Myrtle through the Buchanans, Gatsby dies at the hands of George; whose hopelessness epitomizes the very personality of the valley of ashes. With Gatsby’s death, Fitzgerald reveals that even though one may not have ever come into contact with the waste that materialistic society expels, the waste created by commercialism can and will at times strike when the blow is least
After the death of his mother., Victor becomes obsessed with putting the spark of life into a lifeless being. He shut himself off from the rest of the world and endlessly worked on his creation. Victor says of himself, “two years passed in [that] manner, during which I paid no visit to Geneva, but was engaged, heart and soul, in the pursuit of some discoveries which I hoped to make” (3:29). He also notes his physical appearance at the time and says, “My cheek had grown pale with study, and my person had become emaciated with confinement”(4:32). Creating this life had become his sole obsession and gave purpose to his very existence.
Here, Gilgamesh finally shows emotion, he is devastated and for the first time he is not afraid to show it. For Hancock, the climax comes when he realizes that as immortals get closer they begin to loose their powers. So many years ago Mary deserted him so he could live and now he must return the favor. In both instances this action marks the end of the