With the encouragement of the witches and from Lady Macbeth, he made the destructive action of murdering Duncan. Paranoia and guilt start to take over Macbeth`s emotions, which cause hallucinations and multiple suspicions from his closest of friends. Finally anger and revenge cause Macbeth to fall into ultimate destruction and evil. He kills innocent people and everyone that comes in his way. These actions and thoughts are caused by his human nature that resulted into corruption because of temptation and ambition.
(V-ii.58-59) Hamlet’s curiosity caused him to not only suspect his mother, but also kill poor Polonius. He believed Gertrude was an accomplice in the murder of his father.Hamlet has violent outbursts towards his mother. His anger increased as Gertrude misinterpreted the situation. She believed that she was in danger of being assaulted and therefore cries out for help. Hamlet, who was full of rage, runs his dagger through the arras and kills Polonius, mistaking him for Claudius.
In doing this he also corrupted Gertrude to his will. Then to keep his reign as king he plotted with Laertes to kill Prince Hamlet. Once again he is corrupted as he plots to murder another family member for power. Another heavily corrupted was our protagonist Prince Hamlet himself. His path of corruption started off when his father asked him to seek vengeance on Claudius for murdering him .Then while on this path of vengeance Hamlet kills Polonius believing him to be Claudius hiding behind the curtains.
However, the central focus of the play is the suffering he himself undergoes, as he makes his way through his course of evil. Macbeth caused the suffering of many during his dark quest to become King of Scotland. Many innocents were brutally slaughtered as a result of Macbeth’s actions, Banquo, King Duncan, Lady Macduff and her children. However many others experienced mental torment and anguish at the hand of Macbeth. Macbeth’s ambitious wife, Lady Macbeth felt guilt for her part in the murder of King Duncan and for murdering sleep she was denied the luxury of sleep driving her to insanity.
For example, when Claudius sets up the plan of poisioning Hamlet in the duel he ends up killing Ger... ... middle of paper ... ...is uncle, Claudius for taking the throne, his mother, his money and the crown. Therefore yes, Hamlet is obssesed with wanting to kill his Claudius. Claudius' Greed for power is to blame for all the tragedies in the play Hamlet. Claudius was jellous of his brother and did go through exstemes inorder to gain power through greed. Relying on others was another tragedy.
This flaw of Hamlets which was to be the solo revenge of Claudius brought upon the death of Gertrude, Polonius, and Laertes. The madness in Hamlet was to be unleashed only on Claudius. Yet Hamlet's path of destruction killed his mother, she was killed by the poison meant for Hamlet by Claudius. Laertes death was brought on by the killing of Polonius. The duel between Hamlet and Laertes, which was the arranged revenge on Hamlet, was the final stand of each.
Macbeth embodies the flaw of making impulsive decisions. This can be due to the character's major flaw, his “Vaulting Ambition.” Due to Macduff not attending the banquet it frustrates Macbeth, in result, him seeking revenge by slaughtering his family. The killing of Macduff's family is the finale crime of the play that leads to the downfall of
In addition to this supernatural effect, the appearance of the ghost of King Hamlet is also very supernatural and presents an omen of disease and bad health. The idea that Claudius so easily murdered King Hamlet and plagued the entirety of the state of Denmark is disturbing and allows him to be seen by the audience as an evil villain. His greed and selfishness takes the lives of all those he loves including, his own. Ironically, Claudius is slain by his own method of murder; poison. Laertes, who agreed to join Claudius in the murder of Hamlet, admits to his own ironic death stating “I am justly kill’d with my own treachery” (5.2.318).
His madness becomes sudden and extreme with the thought of revenge at the death of his father, Polonius, and sister, Ophelia. Laertes goes mad with revenge because of all the lies and exaggerations that Claudius feeds him.In the end, their many forms of madness get the best of them, and results in their own deaths whether by another, or by their own hand. One example of Hamlet’s madness is how he mocks Polonius. He would not do so normally because Polonius is older than he is so he would normally treat him with a certain amount of respect which he does not do following the sighting of the ghost of Old Hamlet. The Ghost tells Hamlet of his murder, and to test the truth of what he is told, Hamlet puts on “an antic disposition”.
Villains and lovers are the things that people always look for, and they root for the lovers to win and the villains to loose. Each of the plays that William Shakespeare has written has a villain, three of these villains include, Claudius (Hamlet), Iago (Othello), Puck (Midsummer). To begin, in the play Hamlet, Claudius is the biggest villain that is presented. Claudius is considered the villain of this play, because you learn early on that he is the man that killed Hamlets dad, the original king. He killed him in his garden, by pouring poison i... ... middle of paper ... ... villain that is presented.