Gatsby goal is not to obtain everything in the world, but money helps him gets what he wants. Gatsby is crazy in love with Daisy. Fitzgerald describes in “The Great Gatsby” that a life attempting to fulfill the “American Dream” will end up in tragedy. At the end of “The Great Gatsby” no one found that “authentic bliss”, because Jordan and Tom remained unhappy and wandering; they were still searching for happiness but they looked in all the wrong places. Gatsby ended up dead at the end.
Antigone; Polynices sister tries to bury him and Creon has her captured for a punishment. In ‘Antigone’ Creon is the tragic hero because he displays the elements of a Greek tragedy peripeteia, anagnorisis and hubris. Hubris is the excessive pride of arrogance; it is the quality in a character that most often brings about their downfall in tragedy. Creon portrays hubris toward several characters in the play like; Antigone and Teiresias. 'I do believe the creatures both are mad, one lately crazed, the other from her birth' (Sophocles 141) In this quote Creon is calling both Antigone and Iseme crazy for feeling sorrow for their brothers death.This displays hubris because he is being ignorant as he is filled with excessive pride.
He then tortures him until Winston really ends up loving The Party. This is an example of how good, Winston’s will to want to overthrow The Party, is destroyed by evil, The Party. Both pieces of literature are examples of how goodness is destroyed; how evil always overcomes good. Even though Creon, the princess’ father, allowed Medea to stay, a “good” action, Medea, being evil, was still determined to get her revenge. When Winston gets brainwashed by The Party, they torture him with
Petruchio, a wealthy and unmarried gentlemen from Verona, wishes a wife. Katherina is incredibly ill tempered and somewhat childish, however her large dowry is an irresistible temptation to Petruchio and he marries her against her vicious protests; however, due to her unfavourable temperament, he soon finds everything about her displeasing(?) and begins to ‘tame the shrew’. This taming is unconventionally achieved by (and so adequately described as) "kill[ing] a wife with kindness" (4, 1, 174). “I pray you, husband, be not so disquiet.
Daisy’s inability to be honest to the man she claimed to love, and Tom’s stride to be powerful and in control led to the slaughter of three innocent people who got tied up in a game of wealth and competence. Agreeing with the description made by Nick Carraway towards Tom and Daisy Buchannan, they both “smashed up things and creatures and then retreated back into their money or their vast carelessness or what ever it was that kept them together and let other people clean up the mess they had
The Valley of Ashes is the home for the poor and illustrates the ugliness of social decay. The narrator indicates Tom and Daisy were careless people, "they smashed up things and creatures and then retreated back into their money or their vast carelessness, or whatever it was that kept them together, and let other people clean up the mess they had made." (170) This "careless" lifestyle comes to the cost of those who live in the Valley of Ashes. Myrtle Wilson had social ambition and it lead her to seek a life that was different from what she was given. Although her husband loves her, she could not appreciate his hard work and had an affair with Tom.
He suggested the plan of killing herself, which led to Romeo committing suicide due to the death of Juliet. Consequently, Juliet ended her life because of Romeo’s death. Friar Lawrence thought he was doing the best by marrying Romeo and Juliet. However, his good intentions became the reason of the deaths of multiple
For the death of Romeo's mother, I put the blame on Tybalt and for Mercutio's death, Romeo is to blame. Romeo and Juliet are the offspring of the two most important families in Verona, who are also enemies. When they meet each other, they automatically fall in love, and start defying the feud. It is Romeo and Juliet's forbidden love that gets Paris killed. When Romeo is in the tomb to see Juliet's 'dead' body, he comes across Paris.
The story of Medea, written by Euripides, is a romantic tragedy that ends in an unexpected way. Throughout the play, it is easy to feel sorry for Medea who has devoted herself to Jason, only to have him leave her and her children for another woman and a better life. However, readers will begin to despise Medea as her final revenge on Jason is to kill her own children. Even though Medea knows it is wrong, this paper will argue whether Medea murders her children out of selfishness or out of love? Medea fell in love with Jason the moment she met him.
In the play Macbeth by William Shakespeare, Lady Macbeth while being filled with ambition, convinces her husband to kill the king. There are many atrocious crimes committed in the play, not least of all regicide, and the most guilty of all the characters is Lady Macbeth, husband to Lord Macbeth. Lady Macbeth may seem to the outside world to be innocent as a flower, but in fact she uses deception and persuasion to convince others to carry out her bidding. When her lackeys fail at their tasks, she is fully able to finish the deed for them. Near the end of the play she admits to her crimes, further solidifying her guilt.