If he kills Banquo and his only son, then he will defeat fate. The two murderers enter, and Macbeth argues why they should kill Banquo and his son. Macbeth explains to them, as he did in their first meeting, that Banquo is responsible for their misfortune and poverty. Macbeth promises them that killing Banquo and his son will make them men worthy to be in his company. Macbeth tells them that he could easily murder Banquo himself were it not for the common friends they shared; Macbeth must pretend to be sorrowful at Banquo’s death, and that is why he needs the murderers’ assistance.
He could have waited for the plague to end, but out of compassion for his suffering people, he had Creon go to Delphi to plead before Apollo to relieve the curse of the plague. Instead of investigating the murder of the former King Lauis, Oedipus took matters into his own hands and cursed the murderer, now the curse would effect him as well, because he was the one who killed Lauis.. “Now my cursed on the murderer,/Whoever he is, alone man unknown in his crime or one among many, let that man drag out his life in agony, step ...
It was pay back, "what goes around comes around" "an eye for and eye and a tooth for a tooth" What these two quotes are mainly saying is that you get what you give. Claudius took his brothers life therefore his life was taken away. Not only did Claudius kill his brother to marry his wife and take over his throne, but he caused the deaths of the queen, king Hamlet, Polonius and Ophelia. Hamlet was told by the ghost of king hamlet to get back at Claudius for his death, or his soul will travel on earth forever. Even before hamlet knew about Claudius killing his father he had problems.
He first had murderers go out and kill Banquo and Fleance. The murderers were able to kill Banquo, but Fleance escaped. Macbeth felt better that Banquo was dead since Banquo knew about the witches rules in order for Macbeth to become king. Therefore, Banquo would assume that Macbeth murdered the king. Now, there would be no assumption from Banquo that Macbeth killed Duncan.
(Sophocles 5... ... middle of paper ... ...ther and being unable to know what that means, Athena proclaims that "[m]ine is the final vote, [a]nd I award it to Orestes' cause" (Aeschylus 140). He was simply following the unspoken law that you kill the person responsible for your family member's death. No matter what action he took, he would of be looked down upon with disdainment. The act of revenge is the most honorable of all types of justice. Killing those who kill people you care about exhibits your loyalty to the man or woman who is deceased.
By pursuing revenge, Hamlet killing Polonius paves the way for more lives to be lost. Claudius sees the murder as an opportunity to eliminate Hamlet, because Laertes’s obsession with revenge leaves him vulnerable. Laertes’s and Hamlet’s revenge lead to the deaths of Gertrude, Laertes, Claudius, and finally Hamlet (V. ii. 287-357). The revenge of each character ironically ended their own life.
He also puts poision on the tip of the sword that eventually kills Laertes in the duel. Lastly, Claudius sends Rosencranz & Guildenstern to escort Hamlet to England to secretly be killed so that he can keep the crown. One may object that Polonius' death was not the fault of Claudius' greed because Hamlet killed Polonius. However, Hamlet was obsessed with killing Claudius because he wanted to seek revenge for his father. Claudius' Greed for power is to blame for all the tragedies in the play Hamlet.
You must purge the evil from among you." Macbeth has lost faith in believing that killing Duncan and Banquo it would be easier it’s not because Macduff has betrayed him. Each individual Macbeth had trust in has turned their backs on him and he kill them to hide the truth. I also believe the truth will be told when Malcolm and Macduff come back to fight Macbeth to reveal the truth. Macbeth will continue to suffer until he dies or tells the truth about each murder he’s committed to be named throne and the only individual willing to help him is, Lady Macbeth, his
Hamlet says he is "sick at heart" over his father's death and his mother's remarriage. Hamlet finds out that his uncle Clauduis has killed the King, Hamlet’s father. The ghost of Hamlet’s father tells him to try and seek revenge against Clauduis who was responsible for the king’s murder. So, Hamlet needs to kill Clauduis to avenge his father’s death. Hamlet must kill his uncle and get his innocent hands full of blood, so he can avenge his father’s death.
Hamlet completely revolves around revenge. Revenge is getting payback for something that affected oneself. Hamlet wants revenge of Claudius for killing his father, and Laertes wants to seek revenge on hamlet for killing his. Revenge in the story pushes the plot forward as Hamlet tries to kill Claudius throughout the whole novel, which causes many tragedies. Vengeance causes the characters in Hamlet to act blindly through anger and emotion, rather than through reason leading to the massacre of the entire family.