The Samurai’s obligations were only to his lord, while the knight’s obligation was to his lord, his chosen lady, and his heavenly lord as well. The knight’s code also required him to show great humility. This was expected not only to his lord and lady, but everyone he encountered even his enemies. Rituals were also involved in both code, being more heavily influenced in Bushido. The aspect of the Bushido code is that if they ever retreated from battle, they would commit ritualistic suicide as a way to avoid dishonor and defeat.
Why he would go on to serve his father’s killer is unclear to Natan, but he recognizes that it is part of his destiny. Loyalty and betrayal thus emerge as themes in the story. David is a warrior, but one with shortcomings and a high opinion of himself. In his vision of the future, only his and Natan’s fates matter. Natan promises that David will have an empire that will withstand the test of time.
Odysseus, a man of honor, bravery, in addition to quick thinking, is a leader who cares for his wife as well as for his homeland. He is so dead set on finishing his quest that he forgets about the immediate moment and subsequently the needs of his crew. He lets his fear control him. Odysseus keeps his hopes high and reaches his goal, but at what cost. He is an epic hero which means he had to face a low point.
Abner Snopes tells his son that he has to be loyal to his family or he is going to end up alone. This cause a dilemma for Sarty because he was to be loyal to his father, but he wants to do the right thing with the court of law. The development of the character changes was gradual and obvious to the reader. When Sarty saw De Sapin maison represents a better life. Abner Snopes would abuse his son and one particular moment Sarty realize that he did not want to live in fear with his father rules.
Furthermore, to display power and honor to the public eye, a gentleman needs to look the part. He has to be as a steady rock which will not falter under any circumstances. On the other hand, the honor of women is defined as the exact opposite. A “traditional” woman of the South is expected to be submissive to a man, for instance, her father or husband. In addition, a woman is never to be harmed by a true honorable gentleman and if so, a man from the woman’s family must take revenge upon the one who hurt
His father is fighting for equal employment opportunities. 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.
For example, he shows us he is loyal to Hassan when he decides to go rescue Hassan’s son in a very dangerous country. Since he does it even though he knows it is a dangerous mission, he shows he will do anything to show he is actually loyal to Hassan after he betrayed him all those years ago. In addition to that, he shows he is loyal to Soraya when he comes clean and tells her everything. He explains, “Then I did what I hadn’t done in fifteen years of marriage: I told my wife everything. Everything.
His loyalty to his King, his uncle, is his call to action, prompting him to step forward and incur the risk. The struggle is evident, however, as Gawain also realizes that he is putting himself in harm’s way, as he is not as skilled as the rest of the court. This belief in his inferiority is also tested throughout the poem, as he is placed into situations in which he is cherished and worshiped, forcing him to decide whether or not to resist
His explanation alone is an illustration of the sacredness of honor and the lengths politicians took to preserve their own. Alexander Hamilton was an embodiment of the ambiguities of honor - which left politicians feeling “conflicted and guilt ridden, unable to reconcile the competing demands of honor, politics and morality.”
In fact, you will see that even an armature will do something extraordinary if you can challenge his dignity. Some of us take our work seriously because we relate it with our pride and our dignity. If a person loses his dignity, there would nothing left for him. Lazy is that person who doesn’t care about his dignity. A soldier of a country fights for his nation until his last breath, just to protect his country’s