The barber, when making the decision, asks himself “What do you gain from it?” he answered “nothing”. So, the barber would not gain anything from killing him. He would not have to worry about the army hunting him down after killing the Captain.
On the Cyclopes' island, he was interested in meeting the owner of the cave who had such fine cheeses. However, his men only want to steal the cheese and leave hastily because there was an uneasiness about the cave. Nevertheless, he fixes upon staying and not soon after, the cyclops Polyphemus returns. He and his men are now in peril because of Odysseus' recklessness. The consequence of his decision is that shortly after Polyphemus devours most of his men but this bolsters him to conjure a plan to escape.
However the unnamed king hated both of them, he made him drink the wine which lead to Hop Frog’s absurdity. King slapped Trippetta “He pushed her violently from him” which ultimately leads Hop Frog to take revenge from the king. Another theme of the story turns out to be empathy for Trippetta and this is conveyed when king “threw the contents of the brimming goblets in her face”. Hop Frog in some context seems to convey the real experience of Poe as the king in story performs the role of his foster father. Poe clearly had issues with Alcoholism his whole life and the turning of Hop Frog into a delirious person after drinking wine showed his vulnerability ”intoxication” which after all relates reality with the story.
However Odysseus mold it to his needs by “chopped out a six foot section’ and forming a point at one end. Odysseus also makes use his environment by using the fire and dung pile. As a gift for Polyphemos, Odysseus had brought a very strong liquor with him. presenting it as the gift it was meant to be, Odysseus suffencitantly get Polyphemus very drunk. Soon when Polyphemus is asleep, Odysseus and his men use the stake to blind Polyphemus.
When Eteocles and Polynices kill each other in battle, Creon orders his men to give Eteocles a complete military burial and decree Polynices’ body to remain unburied. Stubbornness is another defining tragic flaw of Creon. Creon demonstrate his stubbornness by not wanting to be proved wrong because of pride. When the Choragos tried to tell Creon that he made a mistake by telling that nobody can bury the body of Polyneices. Creon did not want to listen to the people of Thebes who tried to tell him that Antigone did the right thing, but of fear to Creon the could not really say anything.
Eurylochus convinced the crew to go behind Odysseus’ back and do what they were told not while Odysseus was sleeping by saying “Comrades, he said, you 've gone through everything; listen to what I say. All deaths are hateful to us, mortal wretches, but famine is the most pitiful, the worst end that a man can come to. Will you fight it?...better open your lungs to a big sea once for all then waste to skin and bones on a lonely island”(pg 841 L221-257). When Odysseus found out, he blamed Zeus because he 's the one who put Odysseus to sleep. Helios asked Zeus
Even when Odysseus eventually sets out to cleanse the suitors from his home, he never goes after Iros, truly sparing his life. It is these specific actions that added depth to Odysseus’ heroic character and demonstrated the true makeup of a
Prince is telling them if they ever fight again in the streets of Verona they have to pay for it with their lives. By the Prince saying this, he is making a rule and he wants Tybalt and all the other Capulets and Montagues to follow. If not, there will be consequences, like death. But Tybalt does not listen and gets in another fight. He ends up dying in that fight later on in the story.
In To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee Arthur aka Boo Radley is a mockingbird because he is a kind recluded person getting harassed by everyone because he’s different but he’s really just a nice person, shy and even protected Jem and Scout from their attacker showing his courage. To begin with, Boo is nice because he gave many things to Scout and Jem through the knothole till his brother Nathan clogged it up with cement because it was “dying” as Scout and Jem thought but really isn’t much proof. “We were walking past our tree. In its knot-hole rested a ball of gray twine”(59) after a bit of talking Jem convinced Scout not to take it yet and leave it waiting to see if someone like Walter Cunningham would take it back. “We went back home.
Macbeth's motifs only concern his personal gain without caring for other people’s wellbeing, whereas Snape are in regards to the woman he loves and overall everyone else but him. Macbeth's eagerness to be king makes him commit brutal acts time after time because he states that he has only “scotch’d the snake, not kill’d it” (3.213).whereas Snape tricks Voldemort into thinking he is the master of the elder wand to save Harrys life, ultimately giving up his own life (1:08:00) Snape's motifs are not only better but make other
As soon as Polyphemus collapses with intoxication, we drove the staff into his eye. He awoke with a shriek, and his neighbors came to see what was wrong, but they left as soon as he called out, “Nobody is killing me.” When morning came, we escaped, unseen by the blind Polyphemus, and clinging to the bellies of the monster’s
When do you become a grown up? I remember being five years old and lounging around in my Nonnie’s backyard. Like most kids, I did not want to be inside I would’ve much preferred the soothing chill of the air conditioner and Spongebob’s melodic voice. Despite my opinion, I found myself stuck listening to the earsplitting whining of the neighbors dogs while simultaneously wishing for something to save me from the desert that the backyard became around noon. In my eyes the only interesting thing about being in the backyard was the many different ways that I could annoy my sister; except there was one problem, my grandpa.
when jesse and walter lock Krazy-8 in the basement they flip a coin to see who kills him and walter does not want to kill the man but he knows if he doesn 't that krazy-8 will probably come back and kill walter and his family so it 's a life or death situation for him so he needed to make a decision but he almost let him go if Krazy-8 wouldn 't have had a knife he probably would have been free to go but since he wanted to try and kill walter he had to end Krazy-8’s life. his moral choices and decisions were a hardship for him so some of his choices were overall evil and he tries to make the right decisions but he does what really has to be done in order to keep him and his
Homer, a poet from ancient Greece, wrote The Odyssey in which the values of the Greeks are revealed. As the hero, Odysseus, embarks on a journey home from Troy after ten years of war, one sees the traits that he is praised and rebuked for. Odysseus’ incredible strength and courage as well as his confidence both positively and negatively affect the outcomes of his decisions. Odysseus exemplifies exceptional strength and confidence. More often than not, these two characteristics are what keep him alive; however, he relies on them more than he needs to, which gets him in trouble.
The odyssey, an epic told by Homer in ancient greece, has many major themes following odysseus’s adventures. While Odysseus is sentenced to never return home after the Trojan War. He is overcoming challenges to return home to his wife penelope and his son Telemachus. Throughout the story major themes of loyalty, hospitality and vengeance are hidden within the plot. The story continues to show his heroic side with three major traits.