If Shakespeare wrote a play in which you were the main character, what would you

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  1. sherrituck profile image85
    sherrituckposted 6 years ago

    If Shakespeare wrote a play in which you were the main character, what would your tragic flaw be?

    Othello's downfall was jealousy.  Macbeth was too ambitious.  If I were the Bard's subject, I would follow in the steps of Macbeth as ambition has often foiled many of my plans.  What is your "tragic flaw"?

  2. Anil and Honey profile image61
    Anil and Honeyposted 6 years ago

    I like to participating for the drama. Othello, macbath....any. so I will  choose the role of Destrimona.

  3. Kenja profile image81
    Kenjaposted 6 years ago

    Too many soliloquys.  That, or indigestion caused by a Republican Congress.

  4. James-wolve profile image73
    James-wolveposted 6 years ago

    On a good day I'm Mercutio, on a bad day Caliban.But most of the time:Hamlet - going crazy with family problems out of my control! lol

  5. stanwshura profile image73
    stanwshuraposted 6 years ago

    There are so many from which to choose!  I think the word (flaw) that most succinctly describe the gestalt of my "flawed-ness" would be indecision.

    1. sherrituck profile image85
      sherrituckposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Ah! A character meets his or her downfall as the result of indecision.  What a truly enticing plot to contemplate.

    2. stanwshura profile image73
      stanwshuraposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Yep - life is binary.  As molecules, predators, continents and solar systems, you're moving (acting, thus de facto deciding) or you are not - as in YOU are NOT.

  6. duffsmom profile image60
    duffsmomposted 6 years ago

    I would say my tragic flaw is lack of drive. I am an intelligent woman but I have never had the drive or motivation to use it.

  7. chef-de-jour profile image96
    chef-de-jourposted 6 years ago

    Perhaps like King Lear I am too trusting of others who are close friends or family . This flaw would cause me to follow someone with devious intentions, who would probably use me in some way (exploit my artistic and communicative talents) before discarding me, or double crossing me. I would end up wiser but also quite dead!!!


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