Act I[ edit ] The play opens amidst thunder and lightning, and the Three Witches decide that their next meeting shall be with Macbeth. In the following scene, a wounded sergeant reports to King Duncan of Scotland that his generals Macbeth, who is the Thane of Glamis, and Banquo have just defeated the allied forces of Norway and Ireland, who were led by the traitorous Macdonwald, and the Thane of Cawdor. Macbeth, the King's kinsman, is praised for his bravery and fighting prowess. In the following scene, Macbeth and Banquo discuss the weather and their victory.
Yeobright and the cousin of Thomasin Yeobright. He goes abroad to work as a diamond merchant in Paris, but comes home when he realizes that his ambition is not towards material wealth.
He is pursued by Eustacia Vye, and eventually marries her, but their marriage turns sour when her ambition to move to Paris conflicts with his plan to stay on Egdon Heath and teach school.
Clym is intelligent, cultured and deeply introspective. He is patient and generous, but also deeply determined, and fierce when angered: At the end of the novel, weakened by a degenerative eye condition and by the trauma of losing his mother and Eustacia--for whose deaths he blames himself--he becomes an itinerant preacher, sermonizing about simple moral topics.
As a consequence of his exposure to the dye, his entire body and everything he owns are dyed red.
Entirely red, camping out on the heath in his wagon, and emerging mysteriously from time to time, Venn functions as an image of the heath incarnated.
He watches over Thomasin Yeobright's interests throughout the novel, but also preserves his own interests: Venn is very clever and insightful, and can be a devious schemer. However, even as she hates the heath, Eustacia seems in her deep, brooding passion, to be a part of its wild nature.
She has an amorous relationship with Damon Wildeve, but enters into a tragic marriage with Clym Yeobright when she realizes that he is the more interesting, and urbane, of the two men.
He drowns at the end of the novel just before making an escape with Eustacia. He is interested throughout in possession rather than love. Yeobright's niece and ward. Thomasin is an innocent and goodhearted, if somewhat vacuous, woman who seems genuinely to care for Damon Wildeve--who, however, is merely using her to make Eustacia Vye jealous.
She eventually marries Wildeve--over the objections of her aunt--and has a child, which she names Eustacia. At the end of the novel, she marries Diggory Venn, who has long loved her. A proper, class-conscious, proud woman, Mrs. Yeobright objects to the marriage of both her charges; as it turns out, she is entirely correct.
She dies when, exhausted, she is bitten by an adder on the heath, believing that Clym has utterly rejected her.
The daughter of a parson, Mrs. Yeobright considers herself--and is considered--of a higher class than the local laborers. Christian provides comic relief throughout the novel with his dolorous over-certainty that he will never marry and his petty phobias.
He fails in his mission to bring Thomasin her inheritance, thus contributing to the degeneration of the family relationships. A reclusive and silent man. The boy has the knack of being in the right place at the right time:Hamlet The tragic hero of one of Shakespeare’s most famous plays, Prince Hamlet is a frustrating character torn between duty to his father and his reluctance to commit murder.
An educated and philosophical man of about thirty, his father was murdered by his uncle, who later married his mother.
A list of all the characters in The Return of the Native. The The Return of the Native characters covered include: Clym Yeobright, Diggory Venn, Eustacia Vye, Damon Wildeve, Thomasin Yeobright, Mrs.
Yeobright, Christian Cantle, Captain Vye, Johnny Nonsuch, Charley, Local laborers. Tragedy (from the Greek: τραγῳδία, tragōidia) is a form of drama based on human suffering that invokes an accompanying catharsis or pleasure in audiences.
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All of the deaths in the play occur because of Hamlet’s actions and his fascination with death. Ophelia dies because Hamlet kills Polonius. Characters, Themes, Motifs; Macbeth act 4.
Analysis of Hamlet's Death. Updated on February 22, Gwendolyn Sheys. more. so blinded by fury of the death of his father and sister that he refuses to listen to reason and plans to avenge their deaths by killing Hamlet.
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