Oedipus and his family take action to ensure the prophecy of him killing his father and sleeping with his mother would not come true. The play is saturated with irony. Oedipus steers himself directly into his fate after trying to avoid it for most of his life. While fate played a small role in spurring Oedipus' actions, he ultimately brought his ruin upon himself.
215-222). Iago makes him believe that he is only telling him about his wife’s infidelity because he loves him. He uses his closeness to Othello against him by making him think that he is looking out for his best interest, even though he is actually making him out to be a fool. Hamlet also has a problem when it comes to being manipulated. Claudius tried to fool Hamlet and the entire kingdom that he knew nothing about his brother’s death.
Only someone stable could come up with a plan so rational and clever. Hamlet’s idea to fake lunacy makes people not take his actions seriously, which gives ... ... middle of paper ... ... other option than to call him insane by how he acts. As the reader or being a part of the audience, one sees the real Hamlet and who he really is, a completely sane man just really good at feigning. In the tragic play, Hamlet written by William Shakespeare, the main character just skims over the border of becoming mad. Hamlet’s insanity starts when he finds out how his father actually dies, and wants nothing but revenge on his deceitful uncle.
He does odd jobs for Werle. He is now living with Hialmar and Gina. Gregers Werle comes to Hialmar and explains the claim of the ideal and tries to make Hialmar see that his marriage is based on a lie. But rather than making Hialmar happy by understanding the true nature of his marriage, Gregers only succeeds in turning Halmar against his daughter, Hedvig. The daughter, in order to prove her love for her father who is rejecting her, takes a pistol and kills herself.
Hamlet knows that having the correct facts is so important because without hard evidence he may unjustly kill his uncle and have to d... ... middle of paper ... ...set with Hamlet for murdering his father, Polonius, and conspires with King Claudius against Hamlet. After all these tragic events it gets worse, Hamlet’s two very best friends plot against him, it drives him mad. It all starts with an act of insanity, then there is less acting involved and it finally ends up as Hamlet’s reality and tragedy for all. In conclusion, Hamlet could be considered insane, it is not just an act. In the beginning of the play, Hamlet is acting mad in order to avenge his father’s death, therefore he is able to gain vital information regarding King Hamlet’s death.
In spite of everything Christopher may face, he chooses to continue on with finding the truth with nothing but the truth. Thus, when Haddon finally reveals the murderer being Christopher's father, it brings a new conflict to the table. Surprisingly, Christopher found it hard to believe that his father was the one to blame, and thought the entire thing was a joke. But sadly, once he realizes that his father is telling the truth, he automatically becomes frightened and decides he wants to get away from home: “That meant he could murder me, because I couldn’t trust him, even though he had said “Trust me,” because he had told a lie about a big thing” (Haddon 122). In the first place, Christopher takes honesty very seriously.
He placed evidence on himself so it looks like Edgar is attempting to assassinate Glouscter when really it’s Edmund framing him. He sets all this up in order for Edgar to seem like the bad one so that Edmund will look like the good guy in Gloucester’s eyes. Edmund gets in a lot of trouble to make Edgar think that he is still on his side still. One thing that you can learn through the William Shakespeare is that Edmund can’t be trusted and that he is turning on his family to get what he wants for himself. In other character’s eyes they see Edmund as a good guy and that he has done nothing wrong.
In order to capture the recurring theme of dishonesty, William Shakespeare uses the death of King Hamlet to force a façade of security and responsibility on the major characters in his play, Hamlet. Although King Claudius fails in comparison to his late brother King Hamlet, he still tries to portray king like traits and exemplify king like deeds. However, we quickly find that he is weak and faulty king not truly fit to rule. His character embodies irony to the fullest. Hamlet even refers him as a joke compared to his father.
There were efforts to overcome what was written in his destiny as Jacosta and King Laius were planning to kill their child as he was born, but King Oedipus fled from his place Corinth to stop the bad deed from occurring. Basically, this play is about who Oedipus parents are and what kind of man he is. The audience receives the truth in Oedipus’ words and wait in long suspense for him to finally realize the truth himself, yet just when the audience thinks that he will, insight continues to evade him. Although, Sophocles uses many different acts throughout the play that depicts dramatic irony. The most important are Oedipus’s curse towards himself and his incestuous relationship with his mother.
He thinks about how his actions will affect everyone and this is because of the substantial amount of common sense he has. Before killing Claudius, he came up with a plan to take him down and exploit him for killing his father. He knows that he cannot just kill him right away because people will be confused and blame Hamlet, so he plans to crack him first. He puts on a play portraying a young man poisoning his uncle, which riles Claudius because he poisoned Hamlet’s father. By putting on the play Hamlet alerted Claudius about how much he knew which scared Claudius.