Both Odysseus and Everett attempted to get back home to their wife with crews that were very unlike,but had some similarities to each other. Odysseus had many men 600 to be exact and they knew to an extent what they were getting into. Each one of Odysseus’s men in The Odyssey choose to go or were forced to go to the Trojan War, but they knew the end goal of beating the Trojans. Everett only had two men, Pete and Delmar, and they had no idea what they were getting into. Unlike Odysseus’s crew they had no idea what the end goal was.
Odyssey Argumentative Essay The Odyssey is an epic by Homer. It is a story about Odysseus journey back to Ithaca after the Trojan War. All the Greek heroes had returned home after the Trojan War except for Odysseus who was an important hero in Ithaca. Odysseus was absent in his son’s life and Telemachus decided that, it was time to find his father and bring him back home to his wife Penelope. Odysseus was trapped in Calypso Island for ten years and this made his son Telemachus to embark on a journey to find him after he learnt that he was not dead.
Strong, heroic, brave, and one of the most knowledgeable hero, Odysseus, shows many of his bold characteristics in his journey back home from the Trojan War. After the Trojan war ended, he is expected to be home in Ithaca, to be the king. However, he has suffered 20 years to return home to his wife, Penelope, his son, Telemachus, and of course the kingdom he is to rule. With the absence of Odysseus, someone had to rule the kingdom, so many suitors began to offer the idea of remarriage to Penelope, to get a new king, assuming that Odysseus was already dead. Nevertheless, Penelope nor her son give up their faith and continue to wait for Odysseus.
Friar tells Romeo that he only loves within his eyes and not his heart. That’s how Romeo left Rosaline for an opponent so quickly. Friar asks Romeo after all the tears for Rosaline, you just forget her like that “How much salt water thrown away in waste to season love, that of it doth not taste!” (Shakespeare 846). Romeo never really knew what true love is when he was with Rosaline. After shedding tears for Rosaline, Romeo wastes the salty storm by falling in love with Juliet and forgetting all about Rosaline.
He spends time with their daughter Sue and comes to terms with the death of his wife. Walt showed his sentiments towards their neighbours Vang Lors as he had sympathy for younger Thao who tried stealing his prized Ford Grand Torino. Walt teaches him values of how to be a man and provider for one’s family instead of teaching him his authorities. Walt helps him obtain job for Thao with one of his friends. Walt opens his heart to Thao and Sue by showing his modesty as he starts to realise that he is the same as them.
The chorus begins by supporting Oedipus, since they believe that he is the right man to fix the city’s problems, based on his past success. Due to Oedipus’ unpredictable and turbulent behavior, the chorus ultimately begins to question his motives. 3. Tiresias tells Oedipus, “But I say to you, with both of your
After that, Odysseus would have then tricked Polyphemus, therefore, letting him and his men free. The author states, “ Odysseus is still disguised as a beggar”(Homer 1248). Odysseus was disguised as a beggar to distract everyone of knowing who he really was. As a beggar, Odysseus planned a sneak attack on the suitors for taking his land and family. Without Odysseus wiseness and help for others, he would have still have been traveling home for several more
Due to the death of his close friend, Romeo grew enraged and decided to “be a man” and get revenge on Tybalt. “O sweet Juliet, / Thy beauty hath made me effeminate / And in my temper soft’ned valor’s steel!” (3.1.115-117). In this quote, Romeo is expressing how Juliet’s beauty weakened him. He feels almost a hatred towards her for making him cowardly and not able to save Mercutio’s life. Since being strong is an expected characteristic of men, Romeo feels that the absence of his bravery is to blame for the tragedy.
“Like strength is felt from hope, and from despair” (Homer). Odysseus -the reigning king of Ithaca- took part in the Trojan War for 10 long years. He then ventured on for another 10 years to return to to his homeland of Ithaca. On and on he raced to go home but was challenged with many challenges along his journey. Three major events were when Odysseus got caught in the land of the cyclopes, the journey through the ventures, and when he challenges the suitors to a duel to win back his home and wife.
Odysseus just wants to get home to his family, and he is the commander of his men. He also looks out for his men, saving them several times. Odysseus also doesn’t try to get treasure or plunder towns. On one occasion where Odysseus was not looking out for himself is when he and a few of his men are stranded on Helios’s island, and Odysseus warns them not to kill the cattle. Another example is when his home and family are being taken over by the suitors, uninvited, and he kills them, a right and just punishment.