Poe describes the horrors of the disease, stressing the redness of the blood and the scarlet stains. The disease kills so quickly that one can die within thirty minutes of being infected with the disease. To create a frightening effect of the revulsion of this disease, Poe uses words such as "devastated," "fatal," "horror of blood," and "sharp pains and profuse bleeding." In summary, the story relates the prince, trying to be safe and away from the horrible death, invites a thousand friends to be in seclusion in his abbey away from the disease. During a celebration , a masked ball at the abbey - with incredible described rooms and moods - a surprise masked intruder causes death to all.
The short story The Masque of the Red Death by Edgar Allen Poe has a thematic perception of how death is inevitable. We first get a glance of this when the story mentions the countless people dying from Red Death. Which doesn 't sound like a disease but more of a malevolent entity. Poe paints a pictureof the death in the story, “scarlet stains upon the body and especially upon the face of the victims were the pest ban which shut him out from the aid and from the sympathy of his fellow-men.” This shows the inescapable grips of death that haunts all those it comes across. Even Prince Prospero and his prestige guest couldn 't escape this everlasting truth of despair they sheltered themselves from inside Prospero lofty,”castellated abbey.” Poe
This one poison really seems to do a lot of damage all the way through the play, and it shows because once the King was murdered, everyone begins to die from there. The poison, metaphoric or not, both ways it is a brutal killer in the play. Firstly, the new King of Denmark, Claudius displays the sympathy for the dead King of Denmark, his brother’s death. Thought yet of Hamlet our dear brother’s death The memory be green, and that it us befitted To bear our hearts in grief, and our whole kingdom (1.2.1-3) When Claudius spoke this astounding speech, as the new king, he made it quite clear that he was sympathetic for this horrific tragedy. He seems to use this speech to address his marriage with Queen Gertrude.
Macbeth was tortured with remorse after Duncan’s murder but upon hearing of Banquo’s successful assassination he is elated. His vaulting ambition was driving him to extreme measures and he could do nothing to abate it. Macbeth had risked his life to attain the throne and he had no choice but to employ Machiavellian practices to retain it. The appearance of Banquo’s ghost at the royal banquet horrifies Macbeth. Shakespeare brilliantly uses irony to make Banquo’s emergence very dramatic: Macbeth: Fail not our feast.
The prince is torn between his diseased mentality that drives him to express his thoughts of suicide and the promise of more corruption by avenging his father's death. Before her suspected suicide, Ophelia gives evidence of her mental d... ... middle of paper ... ... are obviously diseased; for it is neither commonplace, nor sane to kill other people. Corruption evolves from disease. In the renowned drama, Hamlet, the association of disease leading to greater corruption is prominent and plays a key role in the lives of the principle players. The reader is afforded a glimpse into the tragic lives of the characters that openly deceive and betray those considered most dear to them.
Poe’s obvious distaste for the wealthy is represented through this quote. Poe’s obsession with death comes into play in the end of the story, where the “Red Death” enters dressed as a Plague victim, and all inside the castle are killed. Poe mocks the prosperous with the ridiculous things the Prince provided when they were in the castle. By ultimately ending the lives of the prosperous, it gives the reader a look into how Poe feels about the wealthy. This parallelism to Poe’s tragic life allows the reader to see how death has become a theme of Poe’s personal life, not only in the story.
Caesar’s death was unhappy because he was murdered by his friends. They purposefully stabbed him, which made his death so much more unhappy. The number of times he was stabbed shows how angry the conspirators were and how much they wanted him dead. Being stabbed to death is a very painful way to die because it is not a sudden death. Caesar had to suffer through thirty-three stabs until he died!
Death pervades Hamlet from the introductory part of the play. The ghost of hamlet the king announces the notion of death and it costs. Hamlet has a young attraction with death; he was advised by his friends that looking for the ghost is a wrong thing because the ghost is an ominous omen for Denmark and the greater subject of the fitness of the entire state. It is a noticeable indication of the rottenness of the state produced by Claudius killing to his brother. However, Hamlet’s fascination with death was excessive, which means that he was ready to lose everything to follow the ghost.
The end of the play seems to culminate each character's sickness into their downfall, with "purposes mistook, fall'n on th' inventors heads" (V.2.385). The deadly poison Claudius prepared ends his own life, as it does to Gertrude and Laertes for their ill trust of the malicious king; the obvious mental disease of Ophelia leads to her demise. Hamlet, the indecisive tragic hero and one character who could have ended the disease plaguing Denmark, is unable to do so because he is afflicted with his own illness as well.
Claudio’s gullibility, pessimism, and his embarrassment of... ... middle of paper ... ...bring them to see this the very night before the intended wedding.” (II, ii 39-44) Borachio comes up with an evil plan to destroy the wedding and Don John is fully engaged with it. The villains choose Hero to be the target because she is Claudio’s lover and along with Claudio’s gullibility, he will believe it instantly. Even though Don John does not have any direct conversation with Hero in the play, but his evilness and Borachio’s plan are major factors that may cause Hero’s death. If the comedy Much Ado About Nothing has turned into a tragedy and Hero is to die of shock, then Claudio, Hero’s lover; Leonato, Hero’s religious father; and Don John, the Bastard will take the responsibility for murdering her. Even though the characters nearly ended with tragedy, but Shakespeare presents Hero’s intriguing comeback and concludes the story with happiness and humorousness.