This shows that he cares for himself and his crew. He does not want to be stuck there on the island and wants to get home and see his family. He could have stayed and ate the flower and not have a care in the world. But he wants to let his men home and he wants to be home, so he gets all his men on board the ship and they sail out. Odysseus is an epic hero he did not want to stay he wants to get home.
The quote shows that even though she did not want to let go of Tom, she still had to for the sake of the rest of the family. Keeping him would jeopardize the hard work that they have achieved this whole journey and cause the people to hunt for Tom. Ma truly cherished Tom, but he was just going to be trouble for the rest of the Joads. Letting go of Tom benefits both Tom and the family because Tom sets off onto a new path that Casy left him. Although Tom is part of the Joads, Ma feels that him leaving will benefit the majority of the Joad
Then, Odysseus cadged for a deal to get the crew member back. Trickery is shown here because he put Circe in a position where she would have to free his crew member, and he used a trick to get to that point where he could make the deal. Finally, trickery is shown as a cultural value in the Odyssey because Penelope, Odysseus’s wife, tricks the suitors into thinking she will marry them, when she won’t. Penelope ensnares them by, “Building each man’s hopes, - dangling promises, dropping hints to each - but all the while with something else in mind.” (2. 97-100) Penelope’s trick is to lead the men on to think she will marry them, but she never does.
Calypso means “to cloak”, which is basically what she is doing by hiding Odysseus away from the rest of world. It’s ironic because she herself is also isolated from any sort of connection, so when Odysseus shows up, it’s understandable why she wants to keep him there as long as possible. The island itself is described as a magical paradise. The Odyssey states that “even a deathless god/ who came upon that place would gaze in wonder,/ heart entranced with pleasure” (5. ll. 82-83).
Masters constantly reffered to George’s boring lifestyle by expressing “It is a boat longing for the sea, and yet afraid.” This quote accurately describes George’s life because he longed for the meaning in life, yet was too afraid to search for it. While these two characters are fairly opposite, they share few similarties. Both Lucinda and George are from the small town of Spoon River, both are reflecting on how they lived their lives from beyond the grave, and both agree on the philosophy that the audience must live life in order to enjoy it. The pair understand that the audience will never truly experience life in its entire being until they not only experience the positives that it brings, but that they experience the negatives that it brings as well. In summary, both “Lucinda Matlock” and “George Gray” are poems written to explain the philosophy “You must live life to
He is an epic hero which means he had to face a low point. However, the low point does not define the hero, the action and recovery to the low point is what defines the hero. Knowledge of the future can cloud the judgement of even the most intelligent people. Odysseus makes his decision and he has to face the consequences and deal with the grief of losing his men in a tragic way. He learns that his actions can determine the life of others, or at least how they live their final days.
Andy died wishing he was seen as the individual person he was, not just a Royal. He wanted to be recognized as a person who had hopes, dreams and fears too. Sadly, although he tried to push away his past as a Royal, his life of living for it was too strong and not many thought of him as Andy after he died, most saw him as a Royal. It makes us think, how to we want to be remembered when we die? Do you want to be remembered as part of a group, or do you want to be remembered as the unique and wonderful person God created you to
rainsoford has to go through many struggles and has to be the huntee instead of the hunter. Rainsfords values changed by a lot because at first he was saying oh there is two types of people the huntees and the hunters, and im glad im a hunter but when he becomes the huntee not by choice he realizes that it depends on the situation he wasnt going to kill people for fun so he became the huntee and worked his way so he didnt die. but his values changed because he now knows what the other end is like and he should now know not to be selfish and maybe he will be a little bit more
He did a great job on only wanting to provide for his family and to continue living as the day goes by. If he would have to ask for revenge things would have gone way more out of control and perhaps maybe Fidel would have not been alive nor his family. An example is someone was a victim in a shooting he survived, but he did not want it to end there, so he asks for revenge. The victim and his brother went out for the suspects they found them, but they did not make it alive. So this is why Fidel enthusiasm and decision and leaving it there not wanting to do anything with the criminals was a great choice.
However, they have similarities in the sense that Kreon ultimately came around to the idea of burying Polyneices and believed that what Antigone wanted to do, and ended up doing, was the right thing for his son. Even though it took some convincing he did end up coming around to the idea. However, Antigone was very passionate about her decision in burying him from the beginning, whereas with Kreon he was extremely against it until he was convinced and realized that it actually was the right thing to do. Antigone is an admirable character for a few different reasons, but something that sets her apart from the others is that she