Dialectical journal for macbeth
Is this a just or fair universe so far, one in which crimes are punished by just consequences administered to the right people? What is his relationship with his fellow Thebans?
Each successive murder reduces his human characteristics still further, until he appears to be the more dominant partner in the marriage. Is Sophocles telling us, the audience, that there are certain truths best left unseen?
Is he unaware of his crimes because they were insignificant to him, or because of some other reasons? Are Oedipus' suspicions of Creon and Tiresias colluding together reasonable ones, given the circumstances?
In this way, Oedipus reminds me of my dad -- he's the one who feels responsible for the family whenever there's a problem. Was this a heroic act? Why did the only surviving servant from Laius' massacre ask to be sent away from the city as soon as he saw Oedipus on the throne?
Macbeth dialectical journal act 5
Why does Sophocles choose not to show us Jocasta's suicide and Oedipus' self-blinding? You'll explain why the evidence is important. Does Oedipus deserve his own destiny? My evidence for thinking this is Then they will be given a more focused reading assignment. Is Sophocles telling us, the audience, that there are certain truths best left unseen? Nevertheless, the new-found resolve, which causes Macbeth to "wade" onward into his self-created river of blood Act III, Scene 4 , is persistently alarmed by supernatural events. At what point does steadfastness and perseverance become obstinacy? Obviously, Tiresias knows much more than he is willing to admit, at least initially, about the death of the former King, Laius. Students will need a composition notebook dedicated specifically to this task. If so, why does he deserve it? Was the decision of Laius and Jocasta to abandon their baby an impious one that defied the fate the Gods had set out for them, or was it a pious decision made in order to prevent a greater set of crimes from happening? What kind of relationship do we have between human beings and the Gods?
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