For instance in Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, the feud between the Montagues and Capulets caused pain and suffering towards the innocent characters such as Romeo, Juliet, Mercutio and Tybalt. This never ending cycle of vengeance in the play shows that if society relied solely on revenge, everyone would suffer. Revenge even has the powers to destroy love, one of the stronger forces in humanity, as it lead
Shakespeare's play, Romeo and Juliet, explores the tragic lives and deaths of two "star-crossed lovers". Both Romeo and Juliet are unable to escape their dreadful destiny, even through the strength of their love. While fate plays a significant role in the tragic deaths of the two lovers, human error and weakness also contribute to their deaths. Therefore, the tragedy is that both fortune and the actions of others make their deaths inevitable. Human error was one of the main contributing factors that led to the death of Romeo and Juliet, there were mistakes made by both Romeo and Juliet and those around them that had a direct impact on their lives.
Revenge in Romeo and Juliet Revenge has been known to cause many people into doing extreme actions. Almost always these people regret the actions they committed while striving for revenge. In the novel, “Romeo and Juliet”, by William Shakespeare the Montagues and Capulets fit perfectly into the theme of revenge. Some examples are when Abram, Sampson, and Gregory start a street fight, Tybalt kills Mercutio, and Romeo kills Tybalt. The first sight of this theme appears in the very first scene.
/ A plague on both your houses! I am sped. / Is he gone and hath nothing?” (3.1. 85-85). This passage proves that Mercutio is dying, and that the cause of his death is the violence between himself and Tybalt that he commences and fiercely engages in.
Undoubtedly, the plague causes the disintegration of families in the town. By structuring her novel as a retrospective narrative that is our protagonist, Anna Frith describes of what had happened in the book, enables the audience to adopt the sense of doom and horrors occurred during the time of the catastrophe. We are exposed to pain and grief that Anna feels when she lost her children whom she ‘loved from the moment she first reached down and touched the crowd’ of her children because of the plague, which results in her ‘(fighting) the sexton when he came to take Jamie’s body away’. Brooks clearly demonstrates and explores that the crisis such this plague can destroy
"I killed a man it's not my fault he was sent by the Devil" A quote of a stuttering man that begins the new world full of excuses and mistakes. To be stamped a freak would an individual feel despair of hope? The Chrysalids, a novel by John Wyndham is a story of despair, despair where mistakes from the past is exerted into the future. Humans in the novel use alibis to excuse them from their offenses, and blame the ones that can not defend themselves. The characters all suffer due to the judgment and unacceptance that lead them to death or suicide in the future .
Hostile Parenting destroys a loving relationship between a parent and a child, in a way that affects the child in all aspects of their life. The child is being abused and manipulated; they feel fear and dread, anxiety and a virtual phobia when the requesting parent wants to spend any time with them. They see nothing good or positive about the parent who the child is being targeted against. At this time, I am personally that other parent. My own child and I are victims of Parental Alienation i.e.
The Ghost The dictionary definition of a ghost is an apparition of a dead person that is believed to appear or become manifest to the living, typically as a nebulous image. This very nebulous image may have only only been present for a handful of scenes at that, but the fact of the matter is. He surely left a major impact on what would happen, how he affected the characters present in the book, and he set the theme that would be revenge. Prince Hamlet first came into contact with the “nebulous image” in the first act. Hamlet was already greatly affected by his father's death and was in deep mourning.
Who was to blame for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet? This essay will examine the possible causes of Romeo and Juliet’s tragic endings. Romeo and Juliet became victims to their own love because of their families stubbornness, their own irresponsibility and most of all because of fate. The feuding family is a large contributor. The conditions forced because of the animosity between the families made the couple feel prohibited to be together and thus hiding their love.
Hubris destroys people, it can blind people to the reality of their situation and leads them to their downfalls as shown by the characters in Sophocles’ plays Antigone and Oedipus Rex. By looking at Oedipus and Creon, the careful reader can see how the excessive pride of each character leads them to their doom. In the play Oedipus Rex an example of Oedipus’ excessive pride is when he is asked to move aside by the former King of Thebes, Laios and Oedipus refuses. Oedipus’ pride overwhelms him and drives him into a murderous rage, as Sophocles illustrates, “the groom leading the horses forced me off the road at his lords’ command; but as the chariot lurched over towards me I struck him in my rage …He was paid, back and more!” (Oedipus Rex 43). In his rage, Oedipus kills the old man and his fellow travelers.