He deserves loyalty from his crew because he tries to save them, he forgets about his needs, and does not actively put them in danger. Even though Odysseus puts his crew in bad situations at times. Well throughout the journey Odysseus figures out new ways to save and find his way back home. Even when his crew tries to ruin his journey he still keeps an open mind and will do anything for them. And as Mario Puzo once said, “The strength of a family, like the strength of an army, lies in its loyalty to each other.”
As a result of Beowulf keeping his intentions in mind, scholars consider him as a strong role model. Scholars depict him as “the very model of the warrior hero” (Loughman). Due to his leadership skills and his confidence, Beowulf’s men easily follow him into the battle . (Loughman). Therefore, he knows that they will achieve the goal they need to.
Another example of a character archetype found in “Beowulf”, is Hrothgar. His position as king genuinely symbolizes someone willing to stand for their people, and protect their kingdom. Hrothgar, although negligent, having Beowulf fight for him and his people can be seen as a sign of a “good”
Third, Beowulf has character traits that reflect the societal ideal. Many admired him for his outstanding courage in battle. Beowulf was fiercely loyal to his king. The main value that Beowulf represented was that he only ever battled for the fame it would bring him, never just to battle something or someone. Finally, Beowulf performs actions that determine the fate of the Danes.
Moreover, our countrymen had a choice to become anything they wanted, but they chose to defend our great country and freedom we so graciously enjoy. Now is not the time to dismiss such bravery not to mention commitment. The people of the United States need to stand by our soldiers
Giles Corey risked his life because of his loyalty to his family, his stubbornness, and strong-willed personality. Imagine refusing to confess to something one didn’t do because the truth was well known to
Roosevelt was a strong and courageous leader, which was a perfect fit for president. Franklin Delano Roosevelt seen the problems they faced just as material things. He believed that they were able to overcome the issue. Roosevelt said in his speech “Compared with the perils which our forefathers conquered because they believed and were not afraid, we have still much to be thankful for,” (page 295 online, paragraph 8) this proves that he had hope for the American people and would do anything to defeat the
Leadership What did it take for Beowulf to be considered a leader? To be considered a leader, Beowulf was courageous, intelligent, and confident. These characteristic qualities were shone throughout the story in multiple ways. “Through his own strength and in his capacity as role model, Beowulf ensures that his band and tribe achieve their goals” (Loughman). Beowulf was a role model and charismatic leader to his people.
His motivations, duty, glory, and sacrifice show us that we can get past anything “evil” thrown our way. Beowulf shows that everyone needs help in hard times and it’s okay to ask. He defeats three major evils, physical evil, moral evil and the worst, metaphysical evil. He didn’t do it alone either, he had help. And he took pride in himself whether he defeated the monsters on his own or
They believe their warriors to be humble and strong like Beowulf. In the end the hero’s from the Anglo-Saxon period and the hero’s of today's society are warriors who give everything to fight for their people. They go out in battle knowing what is expected of them. And they know the reason why they’re fighting for. The hero in Anglo-Saxon culture and literature is best defined as an honorable warrior.
Luttrell doesn 't back down from a fight, He will do what he has to do to protect his country. This year Marcus Luttrell should be awarded the bravery award. Marcus luttrell didn 't give up. He fought the enemy to survive and protect his country and his teammates. He didn 't back down from the fight and he did what he
The book The Son of Neptune by Rick Riordan had many different themes, but in my own opinion there are three main themes that i think are very important. To start out with, friendship was one of the main theme, because on page number it states "You guys (Percy and Hazel) are my best friends. I trust you more than anybody." To point out, they couldn 't have freed Thanatos with this theme, they used friendship to their advantage. Sacrifice is Another theme that I think is important, because Reyna says "You (Percy, Frank, and Hazel) need to sacrifice yourselves and save our world.
He refused to quit, he refused to leave any man behind, he put the mission and his fellow soldiers above himself and displayed a great amount of personal courage. This is the type of soldier you should strive to be and to guide. “It’s just a matter of time before I’m dead. I figured, if that’s going to happen, I might as well help someone while I can.” Sergeant Kyle J. White, Medal of Honor
Additionally, Beowulf’s immense courage makes him fit for representing the ideal epic hero. Beowulf is brave and he does not avoid doing anything that might be dangerous or risky. Beowulf is even willing to give up his life, when he performs some of the courageous deeds. For example, when Beowulf plans to fight Grendel, he tells Hrothgar: “’the monster’s scorn of men / Is so great that he needs no weapons and fears none. / Nor will I’”
“In Anglo-Saxon culture and literature, to be a hero was to be a warrior. A hero had to be strong, intelligent, and courageous” (Dogra 79). Furthermore, he had to be an honorable warrior who did not cower at the thought of an impossible battle. Rather, he trudged forward, prepared to the rattle cages of the strongest, evilest, and most damnable villains known to men. He personifies strength, loyalty, and bravery.