Tragic Antagonist - Richard II and The Great Gatsby

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  • Tragic Antagonist
    • Goodness/ Evilness
      • "I follow him to serve my turn upon him" 1.1.42
      • "He thinks she goes to see her sister in New York. He's so dumb he doesn't know he's alive" (2)
    • Victim of Society
      • Accomplics
        • "But Bushy, Bagot and their complices, / The catepillars of the commonwealth which I have sworn to weed and pluck away" 2.3.164-7
        • "You have misled a prince, a royal king" 3.1.8
        • Snakes, in my heart-blood warmed, that sting my heart!/ Three Judases, each one thrice worse han Judas!" 3.2.132
    • Opinion on Tragic Hero
      • "I suppose the latest thing is to sit back and let Mr. Nobody from Nowhere make love to your wife."
      • "She's not leaving me!"..."Certainly not for a common swindler who'd have to steal the ring he put on her finger."
    • Contrast with Tragic Hero
      • "or wallow naked in December snow/ By thinking on fantastic summer's heat" 1.3
      • "Once in a while I go off on a spree and make a fool of myself, but I always come back, and in my heart I love her all the time."
    • Description
      • "A cruel body."
      • "Leaning aggressivey forward"
      • "Two shining arrogant eyes"


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