He had Wiglaf’s help to kill the dragon in the poem. The dragon starts attacking people when someone stole a treasure from it. Beowulf brings a group of men to help him but the only person who stays is Wiglaf. Beowulf didn’t kill the dragon but he hurt the dragon pretty bad. In the movie the dragon, which is Beowulf’s son, get angry when a slave finds the dragon cup that Beowulf had given Grendel’s mother.
A centaur named Nessus had to cross one by one across the river. First Nessus took Hercules across the river, then he went back for Hercules bride. Once the centaur took his bride to the middle of the river he tried to rape her! Hercules got charged up and shot A poison bow at the centaur and thought he killed it. Before the centaur died he gave his bride a potion of centaur blood saying "if you ever think he is getting tired of you or wants to leave you for another woman use this to get his feelings back."
She is infuriated at Zeus and is so jealous that she wants to kill Hercules. In the myth, one night Hera sent two snakes to kill Hercules and his brother, Iphicles. The snakes hovered over the sleeping babies, Iphicles screamed, but Hercules wasn’t phased. He sat up and grabbed the snakes by their throats. Amphitryon rushed to nursery to find hercules holding to dead snakes.
Swizzling around the Everglades, the Burmese Python stretches to be one of the five biggest snake species in the world, and are captivated because of their beautiful color and pattern on their scales. Because of their beautiful scales and patterns they show, people captivate them as pets, but they end up releasing them into the wild. The presence of Burmese pythons is changing the Everglades. Not only can the appearance and outer look of the Burmese Python change the Everglades, but the general size and its natural survival ways also changing the Everglades. Burmese Pythons are the largest snakes in the world.
Nag is a very mean snake in the story “Rikki-tikki-tavi” by Rudyard Kipling. Nag, who wants to rule his own very garden, and he is willing to kill anything that stands in his way. Nag teams up with his friend Nagaina to kill his enemy Rikki-tikki-tavi, but will he succeed? Nag proves himself to be very dangerous, bloodthirsty, and cruel snake. First, Nag makes “a horrid sound” (18) sending Rikki-tikki soaring backwards through the air two feet.
After a string of snakes being found becomes strangely to frequent, Nelson, the family helper, believes he is to be the next victim. In order to help calm him down, the Price sisters come up with a plan to catch who is planting these snakes. The plan is to spread ash around to the chicken coup, where Nelson lives, to see the footprints of the guilty. In the morning, they checked their trap and it was sprung. Footprints that matches the local witch but a snake was hiding in the shadows.
This wine was so powerful that one cupful had to have been diluted throughout twenty cupfuls of water (Homer 148-149). Odysseus then, with his men and wine, marched onto the island and went to talk to the Cyclops. He asked for assistance and hospitality, which is a major Greek value. The obstacle was that the Cyclops was not a refined beast; after Odysseus politely requested aid the Cyclops out of a fit of anger ate two of his men. After the Cyclop’s outrageous actions, Odysseus knew he had to formulate a plan to escape the beast’s lair.
Odysseus, who knew the wine would make the Cyclops sleepy, offered him “liquor to wash down your scraps of men” (256). This creative use of the wine made the Cyclops sleepy, and it gave Odysseus’ crew a chance to blind the Cyclops. Another demonstration of his guile is when he tricked the Cyclops who “stroked each ram” by belting himself onto the underside of the ram. If it wasn’t for Odysseus’ quick thinking, the men would’ve been eaten by the blind Cyclops, who checked every animate before letting it exit the cave. When I was younger, I always let my dog sleep on my bed at night; therefore, I would always blame the dog when I wet the bed.
Bloody, vicious, and gut wrenching deaths occur frequently across the world. Human often contribute to the demise of various living things in order to ensure their own survival. People capture and execute animals for nourishment and protection. In the short story “The Rattler,” a man must decide whether or not to spare the life of a rattlesnake that he encounters during a walk in the desert. He chooses to slaughter the snake, resulting in the snake’s gory death.
Beowulf greatly values the people he rules over, even thieves that steal cups and cause a huge dragon to wreak havoc on his kingdom. Instead of just throwing the thief to the lions den and letting go of just a single person he ultimately lost his life protecting a single thief, just like a modern day hero like your friendly neighborhood Spider Man. That story is close to the part of the Amazing Spider Man movie where the Web Head, despite numerous injuries and broken bones, goes to save Gwen Stacy's dad. Stacy was trying to stop the Lizard Man, or their own dragon, from hurting the city, but he was overwhelmed and almost died because the Lizard was stronger and couldn't be hurt by bullets, so the Wall Crawler saves him, almost like Wulfgar saves Beowulf. It was important because her father George Stacy doesn't like Spidey.