Me the father killer! Me,the pestilence. Me,the polluter!” (30) oedipus being a leader once again accepts being banished for being the city’s plague and he will never see his family or the throne ever again. Oedipus exhibited great leadership qualities at the beginning of the play because he took on a new challenge. Oedipus showed great leadership qualities at the end of the play because he sacrificed himself for the city of thebes.
Mister lives in a two bedroom government assistance housing with his dismantled mother who has taken in her friends son Pete. Pete is a 10 year old Korean boy has been physically and sexually abused and his innocence is shown throughout the movie. Pete follows Mister around, still learning the cruel ways of the world and how to survive. Mister’s life took a turn when his building is raided due to the bully (Dartavius Stallsworth) being an informant for the police. The police received a tip that Mr. Stallsworth was breaking into apartments, so they agree to drop the charges in exchange for a name.
You can’t sell your soul for money. It won’t go with the buyer. It’ll shrivel and shrink to know that you ain’t taken on to it” (50). When Boy Willie’s pleas fail to move her, he still plans to sell the piano, even under threat of being shot. When Sutter’s ghost attacks him and Berniece saves him by playing
Chelios leaves for the warehouse with Eve in his tail without him noticing. Chelios arrives to Kaylo’s corpse and henchmen saying they were given orders to kill him by Carlito. Chelios successfully wins the shootout against the henchmen and takes Eve to Doc Miles’ house. Doc tells Chelios that he couldn’t find a cure and that he’ll probably pass away soon. Knowing this Chelios leaves to enact revenge upon Carlito and Verona.
Oedipus continues and arrives at the Sphinx who has terrorized Thebes until someone solves her riddle. As Oedipus becomes the first to solve the riddle and defeat the Sphinx, he also saves the town of Thebes and is offered a marriage to the newly widowed Queen Jocasta in gratitude. Years later, at the opening of the play, the gods have brought a plague upon Thebes. The citizens look toward their former saviour for help, not knowing that the solution to this problem will eventually end in their king’s
When the Nat Turner revolts takes place, suspicious people are searched and Clotel is detected, not because of skin color, but because her suitcase only contains women’s clothing. Clotel is arrested and by orders of her master is sent to a slave prison to await return to New Orleans. Ironically, the jail is in close proximity of the “President’s house and the capitol of the Union”(n.p). Brown’s further reveals the contradiction of slavery in a nation where “all men are created by nature equal” and “endowed by the Creator with certain rights, which are irrefutable. Because Clotel could no longer bear living without her daughter in captivity, she escapes from prison and commits suicide by jumping into the Potomac River, as this is her only option.
During the post-civil war era, most “colored people did not know how to be free” (Houston Hartsfield Holloway). The abolishment of slavery was a major event that led blacks to desire fulfillment in life. Zora Neale Hurston demonstrates this through Janie’s life and the people she encounters. Each character provides a different outlook on life and their values are distinct from Janie’s. The novel questions what true happiness is via Janie’s quest to find love and her influences.
V is on a mission to exact revenge on those who wronged him and others at the Larkhill Resettlement Camp, which he destroyed and escaped from. V wants the people of England to individually rule over themselves and be free of their oppressive government. He puts Evey through torture he tells her “Because I love you, because I want to set you free” (Moore 167). Which in turn she isn 't happy about at first but once she is set free from the prison she was in since birth she is glad. V is killed but as he puts it “Did you think to kill me?
Days pass without reinforcements and it 's soon discovered that Hawkeye assisted his colonist friends in abandoning the fort. He is arrested for sedition and sentenced to hang. When Cora questions him, asking why he didn 't leave too, he claims his only interest remains in the fort: her. She confronts her father, proudly asserting her beliefs that, maybe, the British do more harm to the colonists than good. The fort is soon overrun by the French and Munroe is forced by Montcalm to surrender.