Also a tragic hero doesn't have to die. While in all Shakespearean tragedies, the hero dies, in others he may live but suffer "Moral Destruction". In Oedipus Rex, the proud yet morally blind king plucks out his eyes, and has to spend his remaining days as a wandering, sightless beggar, guided at every painful step by his daughter, Antigone. A misconception about tragedies is that nothing good comes out of them, but it is actually the opposite. In Romeo and Juliet, although both die, they end the feud between the Capulets and the Montegues.
Hamlet seems to be a loner throughout the play. The first time that this is seen is through Hamlet’s mistrust and even disgust of his uncle and mothers wedding... ... middle of paper ... ...mon theme in the play, and it plays a major role throughout Hamlet. It seems that no body really trusts each other. Hamlet has little trust in anyone, which could make it easier to follow through with his revenge. He doesn’t really trust anyone, and no one really trusts him, so there is nothing to lose.
The objects of his affection are now dead due to foolishness. His attempts at a final act of goodness fail, as he is unable to save Cordelia. Cordelia, who embodied nothing but purity and good nature has lost her life for what seems to have been a vain cost. King Lear who has grown so much throughout the play, dies in despair and loss. Albany remarks, in regards to the deaths of the antagonists, that “all friends shall taste/the wages of their virtue, and all foes/ the cup of their deservings” (5.3.366-368).
The poor decision to banish the daughter that adores him most and give the kingdom to his disloyal daughters made him lose everything. As a result, at the end of the play, Lear is left regretting his handling of the situation with Cordelia. “This feather stirs. She lives. If it be so, / It is a chance which does redeem all sorrows / That ever I have felt” (5.3 319-321).
He grieves and wants to die with his family because he sees no purpose of living. This is when the readers experience a catharsis. Creon’s tragic flaw, ignorance and disrespect, indicates Antigone’s catastrophic outcome. Creon has attributes such as ignorance, hubris, and self knowledge that distinguish him as being the tragic hero of Antigone. Creon’s presumptuous personality lead to his pitiful downfall.
Exit ROMEO NURSE: Oh dear lord! What atrocities will be next? Here I stand watching fools destroy themselves, yet no one heeds my counsel. Juliet must be left in peace; we’ve all been through far too much already. That Romeo should be gone and yet he stays here in Verona.
Life’s but a walking shadow, a poor player that struts and frets his hour upon the stage and then is heard no more: it is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.” (Act 5, Scene 5), states that you can do whatever in life, but death will eventually creep on your doorstep. Relating to Macbeth, he was “full of sound and fury”, but in the end dies and it signified nothing, only that it throws an unbalance of order in nature. Macbeth succeeds to be better, but in the process it destroys people's lives, including his own. Towards the scene five in act five, when Lady Macbeth dies, Macbeth has nothing else and is a lonely king that can only fight for his life for the wrong he has done. Charmed life that is believed to be true, lead to the action of being cocky and ignorant.
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.
“Gentlemen both, we will not wake your patience. My heart is sorry for your daughter’s death, But, on my honor, she was charged with nothing But what was true and very full of proof (page 116).” Don Pedro is the base, the true schemer (which has, mistakenly, been labeled as his bastard brother, Don John) and plotter throughout the entire play. In conclusion, Don Pedro is one of the most misunderstood characters in Shakespearean plays. His decisiveness in plotting schemes, wooing Hero for Claudio, proposing to Beatrice, and ultimately being responsible for the conjoining of Benedick and Beatrice, has shown his elusiveness throughout the entire play and why Shakespeare has made such a character like Don Pedro. Works Cited.
Death allows this but no one will agree to go with Everyman because the journey will end badly. The only one who can accompany him is his friend Good Deeds, but Good Deeds is very weak because Everyman has not loved her enough in his life. When Everyman appears before God he repents of his sins and begs for forgiveness while punishing himself with a scourge. After this he gets absolved of his sins and he can continue on with his journey with Death. When the play ends it shows Everyman climbing into his grave with Good Deeds and the Doctor comes in and explains that in the end of every man's life he will only have the company of his Good Deeds to accompany him on his last