In this quote, Claudio proves how fast he can turn against someone, even one of his best friends, when he hears they have wronged him. When Don John accuses Hero of being unfaithful to Claudio he says, “If I see anything tonight w... ... middle of paper ... ...rney from an insecure and paranoid boy to becoming a man worthy for woman such as Hero. He started the play as a vain young man mostly concerned about his appearance and his own selfish love and the perks that came with it. However, people learn from their mistakes and this is evidently true in Claudio’s case. The plays ends as all of Shakespeare’s comedies do, with Claudio and Hero dancing with the rest in the harmonious dance of life.
He refers to himself as “rudely stamp’d” (line 16, Act 1, Scene 1) and “deform’d, unfinish’d, sent before my time” (line 19, Act 1, Scene 1) in his opening soliloquy of the play. He then says, “and therefore, since I cannot prove a lover….I am determined to prove a villain” (lines 28-30, Act 1, Scene 1). Richard spends a vast majority of the play trying to paint himself as the victim in every situation. His ailment, however, isn’t the only reason that he does evil things. In R. A. Foakes’ Shakespeare and Violence, he says that “the soliloquies Richard has in each of the first three scenes invite the audience to identify with him and applaud his cleverness in exposing the hypocrisy of others.” (page 51).
How the Sub-Plot Mirrors the Main Plot in King Lear by William Shakespeare One can say that the sub plot does mirror the main plot to some extent. Some are in subtle ways and some are in the more obvious ways. Shakespeare has two plots in order to intensify the main theme of tragedy that runs throughout this play. The main plot is in which King Lear is the tragic hero however it is clear that just by misfortune he is deprived of something very valuable to him by error of judgment and this is immediately highlighted in the first scene of Act one where he goes through a rapid transition of loving to hating his only truly loyal daughter Cordelia. Disowning her because she refuses to exaggerate her feelings for him, whereby she only says she loves Lear as a daughter should love a father is his first major mistake and it is mirrored in the sub plot through the actions of Gloucester.
Shakespeare uses the title character of Macbeth to effectively develop the theme of guilt and conscience in his play. Several times in the play we see Macbeth’s character crumbling as a result of a guilty conscience. At the beginning of the play he meets the witches with Banquo, and this prompts the first step toward killing the King. This helps in developing the theme because we get the idea that Macbeth does not trust the witches, nor does he fully believe them. Unfortunately his ambitious nature gets the better of him and causes him to listen carefully to how he might acquire his kingship.
He talks about the disobey of the parents and how they should've proved their love to try and make them understand. Shakespeare opens the play with the Montague and Capulet boys fighting, showing that he wants the readers to understand how strong the hate between the two families are. The first scene of the play consists of Tybalt shouting, "Talk of peace? I hate the word!" The deep amount of secrets in the play causes a lot of mind mystery which makes you think about whether the deaths of Romeo and Juliet were their own, or whether it was the fault of someone else.
The metaphoric reference to the word “plague” also consolidates the occurrence of tragedy and expresses the destruction of love in the play. Romeo’s line “I do protest I never injured thee, but love thee better than thou canst devise” highlights Romeo’s desire to end the conflict with Tybalt. However, he is unsuccessful. This depicts the struggle of love when confronted by deep seated hatred. As we can see, the impact of the families’ feud has lead to Tybalt’s hatred against Romeo (and all Montagues), and leads to the death of Mercutio, which in terms lead us to the advent of tragedy.
God shall mend my soul, you’ll make a mutiny among my guests!” This response by his uncle only adds to Tybalt’s anger and frustration that he is unable to do anything. This reminds us just how dangerous Romeo and Juliet’s love for each other really is and at some point something bad will occur. The two opposite emotions love and hate are both shown in these scenes and carry on side by side through out the play. The Montagues and Capulets have a history of feuding and this is established very early and quickly in the play as it begins with yet another family feud. Throughout the whole of the play the real reason as to why su... ... middle of paper ... ...cution.
Everyone has character flaws. Some are harmful, others are a nuisance. In a way character flaws will always come back to make your life miserable unless you will learn to control them. William Shakespeare a phenomenal dramatist from the 1600’s incorporates this moral into abundance of plays, and in Macbeth he a does prodigious job. Macbeth is the most horrific of Shakespeare’s tragedies because the protagonist commits such bloodthirsty acts.
In one respect I’ll thy assistant be; For this alliance may so happy prove to turn your households rancor to pure love” (2.3.95). This quotation shows that the two households the two household’s hatred don’t allow Romeo and Juliet to like each other, so Friar Lawrence has to keep the secret but he also thinks it is a good idea but in the end Friar Lawrence plan for their escape causes Juliet’s death. Hate is the most responsible for the events that take place during the play. The fact that the Montagues and the Capulets had hatred caused many peoples death and ended up bad. If the two families did not have the hatred, this did not happen and everyone would have lived happily and peacefully.
Many mistakes made by fathers in disbelieving their trustworthy children? No. The answer is that society is ultimately responsible for the end results of the play. The world of King Lear demonstrates for the audience, by illustrating with its various characters and their doings that a society built around a social hierarchy and material wealth will always be a place of unhappiness, filled with people committing wicked actions. Shakespeare scribbled King Lear away between the years 1603 and 1606.