However, she grows to hate it because her husband’s obvious revulsion for it, until she prefers death to its existence. Poe’s story describes the harmful effects of the narrator’s obsession with the perfection of his deceased wife. The narrator is convinced that his first wife, Ligeia, was perfect. He worshiped her, seeing her as a source of true wisdom. Her eventual de... ... middle of paper ... ...bsession eventually leads to tragedy.
Romeo and Juliet’s love is doomed not only by the world around them but also by its intensity, because it leads them to death, to be completely blind and oblivious to their lives, and it caused them to move too quickly. First of all, the love between Romeo and Juliet is doomed because it was strong enough to drive them to their tragic ends. The love that was shared between the two enemies was so odd and wrong that it made them do completely irrational things. They not only tried to kill themselves over each other, but they both succeeded in their ends. Juliet was so distracted by the needs of herself and Romeo that she tried to kill herself three times: first when Romeo is banished, then again to avoid marrying Paris, and finally when she stabbed herself.
It presents the biggest challenge for the star-crossed lovers because it is their separation, and due to the strong love they are too young to handle, they self- destruct, both committing suicide. Romeo’s mother, Lady Montague, is also an innocent victim of this fight because she too dies due to the banishment of her son. Tybalt’s weakness and need to start a fight directly changes the outcome of the play. Works Cited Shakespeare, William. Romeo and Juliet.
Heartbroken, she stabs h... ... middle of paper ... ...ere the feud between the Capulets and Montagues is reignited, middle, where Romeo and Juliet marry and Romeo is then banished, and end, where Romeo and Juliet commit suicide and the two families end their feud. The events in the play, such as Romeo’s death and Juliet’s thoughts of suicide, cause sympathy and fright in the audience, leaving them with a chance to be emotionally cleansed at the end, where the two families stop fighting and build statues for Romeo and Juliet. Two highly renowned protagonists, Romeo and Juliet, fall from their renown due to disobeying orders and killing themselves and others. Suffering is a main part of the play, as Romeo and Juliet face many difficulties with their relationship and their families. Often, people call Romeo and Juliet a romance or a comedy, but neither classification ends with the tragic suicides of the protagonists.
With his choice to put on this act of antic disposition, he takes the risk of losing close touch with his loved ones. With his actions of insanity, he drives Ophelia away from him and this eventually leads to her suicide. Ophelia is greatly saddened when Hamlet continues to push her further and further away. Hamlet commands her to go to a nunnery and this is the point where she believes he is mad. O, what a noble mind is here o'erthrown!
She thinks real love is more important than the love that is presented in plays. Unfortunately, this makes Dorian lose all interest in her because he is only in love with her acting personality and he declares that he does not want to see her again. Sybil is so devastated that she commits suicide by drinking acid. Basil Hallward is the person who Dorian really destroys. He is a well-known artist whose life is turned upside down when he meets Dorian.
I couldn’t bear it.” (78) Even after seeing the cruel side of her true love, she blindly begs for him to return to her. “A low moan broke from her, and she flung herself at his feet, and lay there like a trampled flower.” (78) The young, insignificant woman had her heart broken by a man she barely knew. Proving how pitiful she was, Sibyl Vane, martyr of love, commits suicide over a man she hardly knows simply because he ends their relationship. In the same manner as the Shakespearian plays she acted in, she downed a poison. “It was prussic acid, as she seems to have died instantly,” Henry explains.
Hours after their introduction they fall in love, therefore reflecting the capriciousness of love and the intoxicating nature it has that causes him to make rash and illogical decisions. Within days they hastily get engaged and married at the young age of thirteen and sixteen which makes them reckless and inexperienced lovers. Upon discovering Juliet’s death, Romeo’s ardor and lack of sense of self prevents him from putting his life in perspective as he considers suicide to be his only option. Within the first scene of the play, Romeo’s impulsiveness is evident due to the fact that he is distraught and deeply depressed over Rosaline’s choice to leave him. Romeo displays emotional immaturity by believing that he could never love anyone besides Rosaline.
Throughout the play Romeo and Juliet result to suicide when their initial plans do not work in their favor. Romeo and Juliet’s irrational decisions turn them into pathetic figures that make poor choices, which lead to their deaths. After meeting for only a couple hours Romeo and Juliet disregard that they are forbidden to be together and quickly arrange to get married. Former to marrying Romeo and Juliet Friar Laurence gives them an important reminder about what they are sighing up for and what could go down if they were to proceed with their marriage. The Friar says, “These violent delights have violent ends And in their triumph die, like fire and powder, which, as they kiss, consume.
Because Othello had incomparable love for Desdemona, after haring Iago’s news that she was apparently cheating on him with Michael Cassio, he fell in a world of depression and continuously thought about killing Desdemona. “Othello: Ay, let her rot and perish, and be damned tonight, for she should not live. No, / my heart is turned to stone; I strike it, and it hurts my hand. O, the world hath/ not s sweater creature! She might lie by an emperor’s side and command him/ tasks.” Iago’s words are what drove Othello to madness, after hearing that her wife was not being loyal to him.