“Was the hope drunk? …are u afraid? …live a coward in thine own esteem.” She scolded Macbeth a coward and that indeed, made Macbeth killed King Duncan. Wu Ze Tian was also a person who craved for power. She had even strangled her own child to death in order to be the queen.
“For her, the living are agents of the dead and hardly to be separated from them” (Scodel, R. 1984. p. 80.). Electra takes it upon herself to see them put to death, with adultery, murder and hatred are moral motivations driving her. However, Electra’s moral corruption could also be rooted in hatred, jealousy and envy. Hatred towards her mother, Clytemnestra for the suffering she is forced to live.
Heartbroken and grieving, Clytemnestra schemes, plotting vengeance for her daughter’s death. She obsessively plans her husband’s murder for so many years that it becomes a fait accompli. Clytemnestra greets his return with fa... ... middle of paper ... ...s got to be done, -- do it without flinching. Whatever I do, my life will be unhappy. I’ll armor my heart with callousness, and take the sword in my hand...try to forget that they are my children and that I love them.
Later, while confronting her husband after the separation, Medea even reveals that she is plotting against him. "…That this marriage-day/ Will end with marriage lost, loathing and horror left," proving her rage. And, not only does she seek revenge on her ex-husband, but on Creon, the king, and his daughter. Eventually, with the help of her children, she manages to kill the princess by means of a poisoned robe and crown. Creon dies by merely touching his sick daughter's body.
Characters: Medea - The strong willed woman who would do anything for her husband is victimized by him and turns deadly. After going to a great extent to help Jason - killing people to be with him and married to him - he turns around and marries a younger princess and leaves Medea and their two children with nothing. This deeply angers Medea - her tragic flaw appears to be an over excessive sense of revenge - who goes absolutely berserk and kills the princess and her children to get back at Jason for leaving her. She is very decisive and intelligent and had thought through her actions against Jason before carrying them out... ... middle of paper ... ...is to kill Jason's new bride and his two children she had bore for him and then flee for Athens. The chorus tries to console Medea and tell her not to do such horrid things to other people particularly her children.
O, O, O!’’, (V, I, 53-55) It’s also shown here that she feels responsible for every person her Husband killed. The guilt of Duncan's murder can be placed firmly on the hand on Lady Macbeth. Lady Macbeth wants the murder of Duncan for her own gains. Given the present situation, she is hungry for power. The weird sisters predicted that Macbeth would be king.
Madame Defarge, a revolutionary in the French Revolution, is a prime example of a character seeking revenge who ends up taking things too far. While she has good reason for seeking revenge on the Evrémonde family, and her want to overthrow aristocracy is understandable, Madame Defarge takes her revenge too far. With her ruthless killing of innocent people, and her burning desire for bloodshed, Defarge is a clear example of the darker side of revenge. Madame Defarge endured a painful childhood, filled with death and despair. She lived through nobles oppressing her family, and members of her family being hurt and killed because of the Marquis St. Evrémonde, an aristocrat.
For example,” Sorrowful journey to avenge her slain son” (1276-1278) In this quote we get the understanding that once her son was killed she wanted to kill the person who killed her son because of the love that she had for him and for that she was seen as a monster because that wasn’t an expected behavior of women to have in this society. In Beowulf this made her an outcast because she was seen as if she wasn 't fulfilling her womanly duties since she had the behavior trait of vendanges for her son. This is what made her a monster. If you aren’t the ideal women during this time then you are outcasted.That is why Grendel’s mother is seen as a monster and isn’t even given a name of her own. She is identified as “Grendel’s
Once Tamlin sold Feyre’s inner circle out, intense pain was brought upon those individuals including turning both her sisters to something inhuman. Upon seeing all the pain being inflicted on her loved ones Feyre finally agrees to return to his home but vows to bring Tamlin’s court to it’s knees.
Soon after Emelia, beginning to realize something is very wrong with the whole situations she states “I will be hanged if some eternal villain some busy insinuating rogue some cogging cozening slave to get some office have not devised this slander” (4.2.138-140). This shows just how upset she is and foreshadows that once she realises it is her own husband Iago that is the villain, she becomes quick to betray him as a wife and leave him to the wolves. Her first duty was to her lady and friend Desdemona who was killed for the horrible selfishness that the manipulative Iago had. Even before this when Othello had spoken bad of Desdemona before he killed ... ... middle of paper ... ...ple, in Trifles it is made apparent that all women think about are trifles but its those little things that are important and should be looked at, when men will only look at the big picture. Although the thinking methods are different it does not mean either are of them are wrong.