Besides the fact that all the main characters in both stories die, its how they die thats interesting. Because Goneril wants to get Edmund, she poisons her sister Regan. Hamlets uncle wants to poison Hamlet, but by mistake he poisoned his wife, Hamlets mother. Hamlet by mistake kills his uncle servant Polonius. Because of the death of her father Ophelia (Polonius daughter) goes insane and later kills herself.
Antigone rebelliously decided to bury her brother in spite of the law. Antigone is then charged for her crime and sentenced to a brutal death. Antigone 's execution causes Creon 's son to kill himself and finally, Creon 's wife also takes her own life. Creon is left alone to sulk in his misery. Ultimately, Creon 's hamartia is his unwillingness to yield to the virtue of the gods,
They were both very stubborn so Oedipus killed the man and his messengers. Then he came to this town called Thebes and married the Queen. Not knowing that he killed his biological father and married his biological mother. I feel that this text approaches fate as a whole, because the main character Oedipus fate was to kill his father and married his mother. His parents should have known that they couldn’t change the course of their
Haimon killed himself. Eurydice, Creon’s wife, heard how it was Creon’s fault that their son is dead, so she killed herself. Now Creon is all alone. He ended up like this because of his stubborn attitude. He was to stubborn to bury Polynices, and it caused this chain of events, proving he is a tragic hero.
But it was too late, a messenger came with the bad news that Creons son had killed himself. The story did not stop there, another terrible news came to Creon that the queen is dead. When Creons wife heard the news of her own son killed himself, she put violence upon herself and died. Now Creon opens his eyes and see who is right to judge. He had learn a lesson of wisdom in a hard way.
She is so wracked with anguish by Haemon’s suicide, that she “stabbed herself at the altar” (126). Creon “murdered… his son… and his wife.” (127). He has nowhere to “lean to for support” (127) and no-one to “look to” (127). The chorus sums up his and Oedipus’s fate when they say “ The mighty words of the proud are paid in full with mighty blows of fate, and at long last those blows will teach us wisdom” (128) Creon and Oedipus were obviously very similar people. They both rose through chance and circumstance and they both fell because of their brashness and hubris.
However, he arrived at the cave and was shocked to see that Antigone had hanged herself. The situation caused chaos among the people in Thebes. Antigone's death greatly affected the lives of many other people. The King's son kills himself after seeing Antigone, his soon-to-be bride. In addition to his son‘s suicide, the King's wife learned the news about her son and ended her own life.
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.
Despite that Hamlet 's rejection of women because of his mother 's misdoings leads to Ophelia’s death. Hamlets implicit duty is to kill Claudius for the sake of his father (Prosser). Hamlet could be considered a hero to some or an anti hero nonetheless leading to the death of everyone and the avenger himself makes Hamlet a tragedy of revenge. During the elizabethan time period
With the king having found the truth, it led to the suicide of his wife and king wandering in exile as a blind man. The story continued as the sons of the king fight for the throne and both die. The new king orders a decree not to bury one of the sons; this decree will cause death of the new King’s family and suffering for the