“For my part, whatever anguish of spirit it may cost, I am willing to know the whole truth; to know the worst, and to provide for it” (pg.148)This quote makes the readers trust him. When he says “whatever anguish of spirit it may cost” that is him saying he will do it whatever the cost. He's trying to tell the colonist that they can trust him and he will do whatever it takes. “No man thinks more highly than i do of patriotism”(pg.148)
Generally speaking, the appeal to emotion is one of the most powerful rhetorical devices. Jefferson states, “And for the support of this Declaration, with a firm reliance on the protection of divine Providence, we mutually pledge to each other our Lives, our Fortunes and our sacred Honor” (Jefferson). Jefferson’s ultimate goal is to elicit emotions from the reader, and to collect them to a collective belief in unity and self-sacrifice. Thomas Jefferson wants to instill in the reader that a free country is something worth fighting for. As stated by Baylor School, the signers are “men who will risk everything to support the rights of man established by God” (Baylor School).
Cyrano shown he was someone committed and willing to make her happy when he argues with himself. Cyrano does make a point to himself that even though one side of him said to not tell Roxane how he feels about her, a bigger part of him said to do what he thinks is best and make Roxane happy over himself. Cyrano also shows that he is someone who does not want give up on what he loves. “Yes, you’ve robbed me of everything: the laurels of glory, the roses of love! But there’s one thing you can’t take away from me.”
’‘That little slanty-eyed butt-wiggler?’” ( ). He shows that he is loyal to old friends and also willing to be friends with new people at the same time. Although he shows these traits, he doesn’t realize that he has friends. He is finally convinced when Alai says to him, “‘Always my friend, always the best of my friends,’” ( ).
As the great American author Mario Puzo one said, “The strength of a family, like the strength of an army, lies in its loyalty to each other. ”This is saying that loyalty gives people the ability to work together and succeed in anything they set out to do. In The Odyssey, written by Homer and translated by Robert Fagles, they really learn the power on relying on one another and seeing why loyalty is so really important in life and so nothing can get in the way to succeed in life. And as the story is going through the journeys of Odysseus he learns different way to get all the tasks and challenges done and still try to find a way home to get back to his wife and his only child. Even though he does put his crew in some unpromising situations,
She wanted to express to her precious son to take on any opportunity that the universe threw at him for he is not the only one with admirable qualities. She urged him to carry on head strong no matter the circumstances and by providing all this support and love she sent him off with confidence and motivation to bring his mother “justice, fortitude, and every good virtue which can adorn a good citizen” (Adams). to continue making her
In act I scene IV he accepted that he had a big nose. He said it was a sign of pride and many other traits of respected leaders. To be a gentleman you have to respect yourself before other people can respect you. Also during act IV scene IV Cyrano told De Guiche that he would left his white plume on and continued fighting. This showed that Cyrano valued his pride over his life.
The Crucible teaches readers to stick to what they believe in, even if others disagree. John died, but with honor because he did not let others change his mind. Like John Proctor risks his life to say what he believes in, others from around the world protest what they believe in even though some get thrown in
Be patient until I 'm finished. Romans, countrymen, and dear friends-- listen to my grounds for action, and be quiet so that you can hear me. Believe me because I 'm honorable, and accept me as an honorable and accept me as an honorable man so you 'll believe me. Judge me with all your wisdom, and put all your reasoning powers to work so you can judge me better. If there is any dear friend of Caesar in this crowd, I tell him that Brutus 's love for Caesar was no less than his.
Do I choose what will make me happy or do I choose what is practical? In Ralph Waldo Emerson’s essay “Self- Reliance,” he writes “Trust thyself: every heart vibrates to that iron string. Accept the place the Divine Providence has found for you.” This quote is significant because I frequently doubt myself in my life. This quote not only inspired me but also Usain Bolt to trust in oneself and believe that the events happening will serve a greater purpose down the road.
Creon Should Look up “Irony” in the Dictionary “That’s what men pray for- obedient children growing up at home who will pay back their father’s enemies, evil to them for evil done to him, while honouring his friends as much as he does.” (Lines 728-732) These words were spoken by Creon as he conversed with his son, Haemon, about the fate of Antigone, Haemon’s fiancee, as well the one who was declared an enemy by Creon. Creon thinks that Antigone is an enemy, though Haemon tries to reason him by telling him his own ideas and those of the people of the town in which he rules, Thebes. This, however only adds gasoline to an already lit fire, and it only gets worse from there.
In the play “Antigone” by Sophocles, the question of whether loyalties to family or loyalties to authority are more significant is brought up when personal matters are intertwined with legal affairs. Antigone is persecuted and punished severely by King Creon because she buried her brother, Polyneices, whom the king believes to be a traitor to the city and outlawed any burials or honor for the fallen man. In this situation, Antigone is right in going against the king’s law because in burying her dear brother, she honors the promise she made to him before he died, she pays respect to the laws of God and not the laws of mere mortals, and she shows her commitment to family by displaying her unwavering loyalty towards them, even in death. Antigone is right in crusading against Creon because in essence, he is unjustly punishing her in trying to punish her brother, Polyneices.
Creon’s son Haemon after learning about Antigone’s fate tries to reason with his father as to why he should let her go but every point he makes only causes Antigone more trouble, rather than helping. During Haemons conversation with his father he tries to reason with his father that he is not always right and that he needs to learn to bend his own rules in order for his leadership to work. He tries to convince Creon that “for a man to learn, even a wise man, is nothing shameful, nor to learn to bend or give way”(Sophocles 39). He tries to convince his father that if he needs to learn to bend his rules or his city will snap under their pressure. He is trying to show Creon that by releasing Antigone he is not going to lose control of the city
In Sophocles play antigone creon pays a primary the king of Thebes. Creon's unorthodox and conflicting views lead to a morally ambiguous character. His need for common good lead to a bad mix or rage and irrational thinking.eteocles death provoques Creon causing his disapproval for antigone's brothers burial. Creon says “ 0 fate of man , working both good and evil !