For example, he is responsible for the death of Mercutio, which causes a vengeful spark to rise in Romeo. After Tybalt stabs Mercutio he turns to Romeo and says, “I am hurt. A plague on both your houses” (121). Tybalt killing Mercutio is one of the actions that lead up to the death of Romeo and Juliet. Tybalt had no reason for fighting with him.
Julius Caesar Marc Antony in Shakespeare’s play, Julius Caesar was murdered by Brutus despite Brutus’s allegations of Caesar’s quest for dictatorship status and supports his argument by manipulating the people’s emotions. Antony’s purpose is for the people to mourn for their lost leader through Brutus’s lies so that they would seek revenge on him. Antony speaks in a driven but sarcastic tone for the citizens of Rome. Marc Antony persuaded the people using pathos, ethos, and logos. In regards to their leaders murder, the Romans turned against the senate, there for Antony’s speech was more persuading than Brutus’s.
In Act 3 Scene 1 Banquo accuses Macbeth of having got the royal title in an unfair way when he says, “Thou hast it now: king, Cawdor, Glamis, all, As the weird women promised, and I fear Thou played’st most foully for’t.” Now Banquo had accused Macbeth he felt he had to stop him from talking. As soon as Banquo leaves, Macbeth calls in hired murderers and convinces them to kill his friend by blaming Banquo for the bad things that have happened to the murderers in the past, “That it was he, in the times past, which held you.” He asks them if they are man enough to help Macbeth
Hamlet Act 4 Questions 1. When Gertrude tells the King that Hamlet is “Mad as the sea and the wind when both contend which is the mightier.” I think she is believes that she because, Gertrude explains how Hamlet was in such a wrath that he was carless enough to kill a person that was hiding behind the curtain one of which he didn’t know the true identity of the man. 2. Claudius’s immediate reaction to the news of Polonius’s death reveals about his character that he is selfish and truly only cares about his own life and not about Polonius’s life. But he is also frightened of Hamlet and he isn’t as righteous a man as he wants people to believe that he is, he as well doesn’t want his public image will be ruined by this.
When inquiring how he could do this Don John describes what he wants as ‘the death of this marriage’ and in reply Borachio, his accomplice, says they will ‘misuse the Prince’, ‘vex Claudio’, ‘undo Hero’ and ‘kill Leonato.’ Although their words are not literal and they’re not really going to ‘kill’ Leonato, using words such as ‘death’ give very negative connotations and make the character sound like the villain he is. When Don Pedro plots to trick Benedick and Beatrice to fall in love with each other he tells Hero that ‘I will teach you how to humour your cousin that she fall in love with Benedick’. Don Pedro uses the word ‘humour’ and in doing so makes his deceptions sound more light-hearted and harmless.
Angry and hungry for revenge, he hires a couple of men to kill her and her husband. But the plan doesn’t work out entirely like he had planned, and Elizabeth manages to escape, convincing most people (with the help of her father and uncle) that she had been killed. She believes that this option will lead to the safety and protection of David,
He is so prideful that, rather than conduct a more intensive investigation or entertain thoughts of forgiveness, he chooses to kill Desdemona when Iago presents (false) evidence of her unfaithfulness. Certainly, it is tragedy at its finest when he discovers that he has killed the love of his life based on untrue allegations, and must face her death at hand with his own terrible arrogance, as well as the societal repercussions of his deed. Othello’s tragedy begins a foreshadowing of the events to come, when Iago woos Roderigo with the thought of
Line 51 -53, “Be innocent of the knowledge, dearest chuck. Till thou applaud the deed. This quote refers to the murder of Banquo and that Macbeth killed him on his own term, without consulting with Lady Macbeth first. He tells her after the incident and wants her to acknowledge his triumph. The murder was caused only because of his ambition for power and that Banquo poses a threat.
Once Juliet wakes up she finds Romeo dead, she then stabs herself in the chest. The Capulet’s and Montague’s end the feud. Friar Lawrence’s actions and decisions are the reason for Romeo and Juliet’s deaths because he showed he wasn't the holy man he was supposed to be, He also made very risky plans, and didn't stop to think of the consequences before marrying Romeo and Juliet. Friar Lawrence showed another unholy side to him in some parts of the play. For example he went on and married the two without their parents aware.
In addition, Jason curses himself saying, “My curses on you” (61), accentuating he should have known better the woman he had by his side, since he lacks knowledge such as Medea will murdering those who he holds nearest and dearest; his two sons and his bride. Jason believes he should have noticed Medea’s capacity for evilness and heartlessness long before, since she abandons her own family and kills her own brother. This demonstrates how Medea does not care at all about her actions; she only cares to make Jason suffer the pain she receives due to his betrayal. Jason’s catharsis develops when he expresses his pain “I must bemoan my fate” (61). He wishes to be left alone now to mourn his tragic losses which leave the audience to feel pity for him.