This proves that Odysseus is very selfish in his seemingly heroic ways. As Odysseus exhibits selfishness during his journey, he also has remained loyal and committed to his wife and children. He reveals more true heroic traits than not. He also shows loyalty to his soldiers by keeping them alive throughout his devastatingly long adventure. He loves his wife and children and also provides for and cares for the men who help him fight.
They found a tent and people were in a line to find someone they might have lost someone from the wave. Then one of the workers said if anyone has any family on the boat.But then all of a sudden kyle’s parents came off the boat. My opinion I would rate this book 5 out of 5 because it was interesting to read and the best book ever.My favorite character is kyle because he keep calm and did what he was supposed to do.My favorite part was were kyle and beebee meet norm and josie and pansy.I was surprised when jose was killed by the water.If i was kyle i would have done the same thing as him and more inland.I am more like kyle because i always stay calm during natural
They opened the sack, and the winds flew howling and raised a storm that carried us far away from our own country.”(p.88) To conclude this essay, Odysseus is a hero for what he does, whether it is saving his men, fighting, or just trying to get home. He is not a hero who does things for himself but for things for his family and the men who were with him. Odysseus is a hero and should be viewed as a hero for he saves those who are close to
In order to attain water they had to catch the falling rain when the world decided to show some sympathy towards the stranded survivors. Over time in the hot yellow sun they had to fight off sharks with oars and their hands, they lost almost half their body weight due to malnutrition, their bodies became dry and swollen, they had to patch bulletholes in their rafts after a japanese bomber shot at their rafts, and McNamara ended up dieing on day 33 of starvation and dehydration. That 's only scratching the surface of what happened to them on their 47 days at sea though. On their 47th day they came to a boat near a pacific island that was Japanese territory and 2,000 miles away from where they crashed. They were taken into captivity as POWs by Japan.
There he was a 17 year old boy going to jump into freezing water. That he could possible die in and stay there for ever after he jumped a lifeboat picked him up and saved him when he got on the bout they were packed like sardines as the stern was up in the air nobody moved for fear to fall over. That big quote helped me feel like I was jumping of the bout and pulled up into a lifeboat where I am jammed in pack together as tight a sardinians. Not knowing where his parents were they could be dead or freezing in the water. As you can see these quotes in the story made you feel like you were there and going through this tragedy.
In The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, being love for each character is the most important on their lives. The love could heart but it is a necessary component of life, and no matter what it takes to get there, it is completely worth it. The Fukú and the Zafa used in this book help to the reader understand the main and important theme. All have a beginning and an end, Trujillo a powerful man who made not only goo buildings to his country, but also he made them suffer. He abuses of his dictatorship by forcing people to his side no matter if it results in being painful to them.
But, only after he had to have a fixed exam in order to be able to serve because of his health issues. He was put on PT-109 to do raid missions occasionally getting fired at and firing back (Bellows). This time period was very rough on his back because of the way the boat would hit every wave as they went along (Bellows). When the boat wrecked, Jack hauled an injured sailor by a strap on his life vest and led the remaining survivors to an island three miles away. They were stranded on that island for six days until they were saved (Bellows).
He had a priceless dedication to his son and loved the child until the tragic end, protecting Fleance not with weapons, but with his life. If it weren’t for the tyrants who ended his life, Banquo would “have died hereafter” (5:5:19) and lived a peaceful, rich life with his son. The “dauntless temper of his mind” (3:1:58) ended up saving his child, therefore proving that he was not a “poor player” (5:5:26). As a respected father, he “hath a wisdom that doth guide his valour to act in safety” (3:1:59). Our friend was a virtuous role model for his son and although he had human weaknesses, he remained in control and resisted the temptations of the witches’ prophecies.
Lennie could not help himself because of his mental disability. George loved Lennie and would always keep him safe and protect him as much as he could. George wanted him to die happy so he killed him with his own hands instead of someone else doing it because he cared about Lennie. George made the right decision and it was the right thing to do. Slim had explained how he should not feel guilty of what he did, because it was for the best.
He matches Aristotle’s definition of a tragic hero because of his fatal flaw. His tragic flaw was attempting to faithfully continue serving the "true" Emperor Marcos Aurelius, not considering the possible consequences he might have to face in order to return Rome to a Republic for the people. Captain John H. Miller was the captain of the American Army. He, like Maximus, does not give up very easily. Even though his mission is to save one man and risk many of his men, he presents a full effort to complete this mission no matter how senseless he believed it was.