With this in mind, john proctor was not a loyal man towards his family. It was not right for proctor to turn on his wife Elizabeth just for the little bit of lust he was wanting at the moment. Despite his past Proctor did well in the end and admitted to his mistakes. ' ' And there 's your first marvel that I can. ' '
( chapter-1 pg-1 ). Aside from the very obvious strong female angle, the quote spoke to me on a personal level. The mother denouncing her commitment to her son for his act of Cowardice is a strong lesson. There is nothing strong enough to protect us from the wave of dishonor associated with turning your back on your brothers. Honor being the strongest core value in my opinion, it is important that we strive to uphold it and its implications in our character.
Martin holds his father in high esteem, he admires him for his courage and enlightenment. “The beer company did not hire Blacks or Puerto Ricans, so my father joined the picket line” (Espada) This demonstrates his father’s instinctive reaction to pursue social equality. In particular, although a simple adverb, the word “so” used by Espada implies he viewed his father’s actions as an immediate moral obligation. Despite being well aware of the risks considering he had been jaded by the cruel realties of the word.
Filial piety is another traditional value from which Lung’s sons have strayed. Wang Lung, and his ancestors before him, all practice a traditional value called filial piety, which is basically just respecting elders. In this custom, the older members of the household are treated with the utmost respect and are never disobeyed or denied. To defy an older family member is considered unlawful. Even though this ideal is important, Wang Lung’s sons go directly against their father 's wishes.
In the relationship between Colonel Munro and his daughters one can see that his daughters do not hold their father to the same figure that Uncas holds his father. Although the daughters do respect him they openly disagree with their father in many instances. One example of this is when the character Hawkeye is guilty of sedition and then he is met with objection from his daughter. The daughter begs Colonel Munro to change his mind. This is a visible difference in the two
Here, Wiglaf proves himself the better man because he has honor while the others, who willingly abandoned their King in battle, clearly do not. Lastly, Beowulf and Wiglaf both show outstanding loyalty throughout the piece. All of Beowulf’s actions are clearly motivated by loyalty, starting with his decision to help the Danes.
Andrew Jackson was a hero back in the days. “ Any man worth his salt will stick up for what he believes right, but it takes a slightly better man to acknowledge instantly and without reservation that he is in error.” “Every good citizen makes his country’s honor his own, and cherishes it not only as precious but as sacred. He is willing to risk his life in its defense and its conscious that he gains protection while he gives it.” -Andrew Jackson.
Henry makes a point later that he would do whatever it takes to tend to his men’s needs. This seems to be in accordance to his morals of honor as strength in numbers was very present in his reasoning and decision making. He felt obligated to do everything he could for his men, especially Glass because he believed they had a deep
The warrior defined himself as a unique character through his style of fighting, strength, and courage; which in turn caused him to be an outcast in comparison to the other
return home. No one leaves the king’s side and this demonstrates they loyalty they all have towards their king and country. They follow the king’s words; “We few, we happy few, we band of brothers; For he to-day that sheds his blood with me Shall be my brother; be he ne’er so vile.” ( 4.3. 60-63) Even though they are outnumbered they will still fight together as a team.
When you turn on the nightly news and all you see is the bad in the world, the hurt, and the corruption that has engulfed us as a society, it is nice to see someone do something not because they will get paid or become famous, but because they know its simple the right thing to do. This story fits the concept of a hero most similar to Bernardo’s explaination of a hero. Riggs’ saved his family and risked his life not because thats what people would expect but because he had the responsiblity to take care of them. Just like Bernardo states, he did this “because he loves them and wants to”. Riggs displayed the kind of courage it takes to be a hero.
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.