One day a man came to Beowulf’s throne to show him that he had found a golden goblet from a hidden hoard guarded by a dragon. When Beowulf heard this news he knew he had to fight the dragon to let his people take the treasure and become wealthy. During battle, Beowulf realized he wasn’t as young as he used to be and could not fight without the young Wiglaf by his side. The struggle continued until the giant beast sunk his razor sharp teeth deep into Beowulf’s neck. Weak from loss of blood Beowulf stumbled back.
Grendel was known to have attacked innocent soldiers, however; Beowulf attacks, and kills Grendel whereas, his mother will soon take out revenge on his killer. Grendel who is the monster, hated to see the men celebrate their joy after winning victories. In Return, it made Grendel Upset in the movie and textbook when he discovered the men celebrating he goes into the hall once they all were asleep and attacked him. It upsets the Danes that he had killed their men. Beowulf then heard the news and gathered his strongest men to attack Grendel.
Finally, Mercutio got himself and Tybalt killed, and Romeo banished because of his arrogance and selfishness. Tybalt and Mercutio met in the streets and since they were enemies they pulled out their swords and dueled. Granted they were both cocky teenage boys wanting to show off, but they started a long trail of deaths. The Prince of Verona said that if anyone was caught in the streets fighting they would be put to death. Romeo didn’t want his new wife’s cousin Tybalt or his best friend Mercutio to die, so he tried to break the up the sword fight.
He left his land to go help Hrothgar at the mead hall. Beowulf then waited till the monster (Grendel) comes to attack at night again so he could fight and try to kill him, but he fatally wounds Grendel and later he did die. Another trial was when Grendel’s mother and Beowulf fought, and then killed her as well. He came back to Hrothgar’s mead hall with the trophy of Grendel’s head along with the arm that he already previously had. Beowulf got praised for the mighty battle and saving the rest of Hrothgar’s men.
One example of her attacks is on line 411-414 it says “she Took a single victim and fled from the hall, running to the moors, discovered, but her supper assured, sheltered in her dripping claws. She’d taken Hrothgar's closest friend. The attacks on the mead hall was for the revenge of Grendel's death. But in the poem beowulf has an intense fight with her and almost loses but still manages to kill her. On line 520-525 it says ”lifted it high over his head and struck with all the strength he had left,caught her in the neck and cut it through, broke bones and all.
Vengeance is a vital part the human nature. In Beowulf, Grendel’s mother represents vengeance as part of the human condition. After her son, Grendel, is exterminated, she immediately craves revenge on Beowulf and his people, the people who murdered her son. The fire-breathing dragon also portrays the emotion of vengeance in Beowulf. The dragon becomes incredibly vengeful due to a fugitive stealing its treasures from its cave.
They were hired to take Buttercup across the Florin Channel to the neighboring country of Guilder to kill her. This would then provide the Prince with the perfect excuse to start a war with Guilder. The plan was ruined, however, when a mysterious man dressed entirely in black defeated the Sicilian Crowd and saved Buttercup. Soon after this, the mysterious stranger revealed to Buttercup that he was actually Westley, Buttercup’s true love who she thought died three years earlier. Now united with Buttercup, Westley was forced to evade the Prince and his men.
Brom Bones imitated the legend of the Headless Horseman to frighten and chase his rival away from Katrina. Ichabod and Brom Bones were competing for Katrina Van Tassel’s hand in marriage. Unlike in the book, the Headless Horseman is real, and actually kills people. The Headless Horseman is a soldier from the Revolutionary War who was decapitated. The horseman is controlled by Lady Van Tassel, a witch, who sends him to cut off certain people's heads, in search of his own.
He bravely “stopped the sphinx...With… the flight of [his] own intelligence” defeating the monster that no one else could conquer (lines 452-453). Killing the Sphinx proves that Oedipus is fit to rule as and king, and pushes him closer to his ultimate treasure: the truth. This action serves as Oedipus’s Road of Trials. After reigning for many years as the King with his bride Jocasta, Oedipus's kingdom is invaded by a plague. To rid Thebes of the disease, he must locate the former king, Laius's, murderer.
Odysseus and his men travel from Troy back to Ithaca stopping at different islands along the way, running into strange monsters like the cyclops Polyphemus and angering the gods. When he assuredly returns to Ithaca, without his men, he has to fight and defeat the suitors who are trying to marry his wife Penelope. Odysseus’ men had a hard time returning back to their normal way of living when they stopped on the island of Ismarus. When they made it to the island they “...killed the men who fought. Plunder...” and “..enslaved the women…”(Homer lines 43-45).
But in the movie Grendels mom takes his head off, which is the only thing that Beowulf brings back. And last is the dragon which Beowulf feels he needs to slay to die a hero because it is attacking the geats, the reason it is attacking is beacause it is the son of Hrothgar. But in the book he dies slaying the dragon, so Wiglaf slays the dragon and becomes the
While riding his new horse, he accidentally killed his brother, and decided that it would be best that he go to Argos where the King, Proetus, could purify him. While there, Bellerophon rejected the King’s wife, Anteia, who told him that she was in love with him. The King knew that he couldn’t punish Bellerophon himself after his wife told him that he needed to be killed, so he sent him off to the King of Lycia to have him killed. The King of Lycia knew he couldn’t kill him, so he sent him off to slay the Chimaera, thinking that he would never come back. Bellerophon conquered the Chimaera, along with the other creatures Proetus sent him to kill.
Then Beowolf dove in after the other serpents descended into the depths, but he was snatched up as he neared the bottom by the She-troll. Crashing through the ceiling of her hovel he was greeted by a series of attacks meant to gorge his eyes out. As the battle raged on blood from both adversaries seeped up to the surface, discouraging the waiting men above that their contender was alive. Far below the decisive blow was struck from a magical sword, the head of the She-troll rolled to a stop inform of her son granting her one last look at her son before death tighten its grasp upon
But that night, as Victor worried that the monster would come to kill him, stood guard as Elizabeth went to their room. When Victor hears a scream from the room he realizes that the monster’s true intentions were and rushes in to find Elizabeth strangled to death, and the monster nowhere to be found. Soon after Victor’s father died from grief. Victor then vowed to spend the rest of his life determined to destroy his creation. He chases the monster up to the Artic, where he encountered Walton.