The death of Macduff’s family made Macduff fight harder than ever, in order to avenge his family's name. The messenger tried to warn Lady Macduff about the attack, but it was too late. The murders entered, they first killed Macduff’s son, on the brink of him dying he manages to say “He has killed me, mother. / Run away, I pray you” (4.2.80-81). Macbeth embodies the flaw of making impulsive decisions.
Then again, he is still punished when he slaughters his father and marries his mother since it is such an unethical, incomprehensible act. Oedipus realized that he would execute a man and marry a lady and it was those actions which prompt to his divine
Due to his pride, jealousy and nature of over trusting people, Othello killed his innocent wife on base of his evil doubt and brought great tragedy to many people’s lives including himself. First of all, Othello and Desdemona married each other against will of Desdemona’s father. While giving his daughter to Othello, Brabantio told him that “Look to her moor, if thou hast eyes to see: She has deceived her father, and may thee”. Othello counts this quote as proof of Desdemona being a betrayer and he doesn’t trust her. But if he would have come out of his mask of jealousy and pride and had looked at his father’s advice from another view he would have realized Desdemona’... ... middle of paper ... ... burned himself in this great fire that burned down house of trust.
Okonkwo had bad chi (energy) therefor the smallest things annoyed him. In the book he beats his wife, kills an adopted child and it brings out the determination in him that he can not fail no matter what. Growing up as a child is a crucial aspect in humanity and all children look up to a role model to learn from and it is usually a father figure. In the book Okonkwo’s role model was his father Unok... ... middle of paper ... .... Okonkwo kills Ikemefuna because the elders of the nine villages requested him to make a sacrifice by killing the child who calls him father. He tarnished his reputation by killing Ikemefuna because according to the village he broke the laws of the earth which states that you can not kill anyone who is a part of your tribe.
In both stories, Grendel became the murderous being that the humans made him out to be. When he first attacked the hall after his confusion over the actions of humans on behalf of Wealthow being forced to go with the tribe, he finally snapped saying, “I would kill her and teach them reality. Grendel the truth teacher, phantasm-tester! It was what I would be from this day forward—my commitments, my character as long as I lived—and nothing could change my mind”(Gardner 110). Once Grendel lost faith in humans, he was forced to kill as he was disappointed and disgusted by their actions.
I would sooner strangle him with my own hands. And if you stand staring at me like that,” he swore, “Amadiora will break your head for you!” (Achebe 60). This iterates the brutal way that Okonkwo treated his son and reinforces Okonkwo’s deplorable parenting skills. In the story there was also an atrocious and tragic incident where Okonkwo killed his adopted
Lady, it's not possible to interpret this dream in any other way. You have learnt from Odysseus himself how he will make the dream true. Clearly, the Suitors are all of them doomed: there is not who will escape his destined death (p.301)." When Odysseus heard of the suitors in his home, he had it set in his mind to kill them all before even trying to reason with them or asking them to leave. Also, he plans to take revenge and kill his servants when he believes that they were disloyal and instead of giving them the chance to explain why they had been disloyal to him.
The reader sees how people he was close to get killed. The first painful andgraphic death of Joseph Behm kills all the initial thought of romanticized war and makesthe soldiers despise and mistrust there elders that had so confidently sold them on theidea of war. With this first loss everyone realized that the war would change life forever.You observe Paul, who basically represents any common solider, start to realize things he used to cherish now and from this point forward mean nothing to him. War becomes theonly life they know. To add to the inner conflict most of these soldiers seemed trapped in a period between childhood and manhood.
Nwoye was “gripped by the neck” when his father, Okonkwo had been “overcome with fury”, he was repetitively asked “where have you been?” Okonkwo then added “Before I kill you” (Achebe, 151). Okonkwo is prevented from killing his son due to his uncle, Uchendu’s, objections, implying Okonkwo is “mad”. Later that day, Okonkwo is still in fury as he “felt the strong desire to take up his machete, go ... ... middle of paper ... ... did not come without consequences, the final punishment for his actions was his clan refusing to go to war and him committing suicide by hanging. A second consequence of his violent reaction was the rift he had created between himself and his family, when he attacked his son, threatening to murder him; he was stopped by his uncle, who implied that Okonkwo had become insane. Perhaps the worst consequence of Okonkwo’s actions was the fact that he not only died by suicide and his clan had forsaken him, he died a disgrace like his father.
he tried to rally his fellow tribesmen and attack the christian but his plan failed almost immediately. In the end Okonkwo watched his culture and his beliefs disappear and be replaced by the white man's own beliefs and okonkwo couldn't handle it so he took his life. In Antigone Haemon stumbled upon his fiance’s, Antigone, lifeless body hanging from the ceiling of her tomb and his loss of his love sparked his desire to end his life. Once Harmon's mother, Queen Eurydice, received word of the loss of her son she immediately became grief stricken and cursed Creon with her dying breath saying that he was the cause of all the pain and suffering.