Backing away, proud at his work, he went on home. He had killed the men who took his mother’s life yet impulsive he was and mad crazed that he could no longer stop. Fear quickly spread across the lands of Both mortals and immortals alike. Attack after attack, on every full moon, lamenting that Their family appointed meetings would no longer resume. Apollo charged until Earth had become almost desolate.
He missed his mother, after all he had the shortest amount of time with her and he was jealous. He despised his grandfather, and eventually killed him creating the stars, sun, moon, sky, and clouds out of his body. Silas created Days, Months, and Years so he could keep track of how everything was going with his true love. As it got closer to the date of her death, it go colder and nature would lash out and Silas would cry creating rain and snow. So the children named the last month, the month she died in, after her.
According to the myth, Minos was imprisoning his enemies in the Labyrinth so that the Minotaur could eat them. The labyrinth was such a complicated construction that no one could ever find the way out alive. Son of Minos, Androgeus, went to Athens to participate to the Panathenaic Games, but he was killed during the Marathon by the bull that impregnated his mother Pasiphae. Minos was infuriated, and demanded Aegeus the king of Athens to send seven men and women every year to the Minotaur to advert the plague caused by the death of Androgeus. The third year, Theseus, son of Aegeus decided to be one of the seven young men that would go to Crete, in order to kill the Minotaur and end the human sacrifices to the monster.
Resilience was shown many times throughout the story. After Odysseus and his men win the Trojan war, they tried to return home but they were hit by a storm and were blown off course by angry gods multiple times. In book 12, they return to the island of Aeaea for the final time. When they arrive, they bury Elpenor, “ We cut logs in haste and out on the island’s sharpest jutting headland / held his funeral rites in sorrow, streaming tears. / Once we’d burned the dead man and the dead man’s armor,/ heaping his grave-mound, hauling a stone that coped it well, / we planted his balanced oar aloft to crown his tomb.” (Homer 271.
After completing the task with ease, Odysseus and Telemachus battle and kill all the suitors and Odysseus’ bravery shines brightly after successfully completing multiple challenges. The Land of the Dead is a place no man wants to end up and is described as a “‘...place of death and sorrow.’”; this is his abyss. He is forced to recognize his mortality and he realizes how much he misses his family. Long before this, Odysseus met the first of two temptations, Calypso. She attempts to persuade him to leave Penelope and stay with her, but she is only enchanting him.After seven years, Hermes finally frees him from her island.
How his wife loves walls more than him and how all his friends are all dead or dying. He tells Faber " the only thing I positively knew was gone was the books I 'd burned in the 10 or 12 years." (Bradbury 78) Montag now realizes that he had been arrogant for the 30 years in his life and was doing the wrong things and wants to change. So to try and get people to understand books, he pulls out his book of poetry and reads the poem Dover Beach to Mildred 's "family" and causes all of them to break put in tears. They all turn in the alarm, including Millie herself, and Montag is forced to burn down his own house.
Mass suicide was the horrific finale of the Peoples Temple in Jonestown. Jim Jones always made a type of dress rehearsal for whenever the time came to produce the mass suicide. No one ever knew whether, it was the real-deal, or if it was just another rehearsal directed by Jim Jones. “ ‘This punch is going to be passed out to everyone here,’ we all drank our punch and then he said, ‘You just drank poison and we’re all going to die in this church right here, as one’ the women were just screaming and others just sat there.” “And all the sudden Jim says, ‘That wasn’t poison you drank’.” (“Jonestown”). Jim had everyone wrapped around his finger, the ones that weren’t, were afraid to speak up, which, eventually, led to their own
Luna not suspecting anything, took the fire stick to stir up the ashy fire. When bang! Went a rock, which was lying hidden. It hit Luna and pushed him into the fire which burned the orangutan 's arm. So he ran to the kitchen and put his arm under the water in the sink to relieve the pain of the burn.
A goddess, named Ishtar went to Gilgamesh to make him a lover after hearing of his fame. Gilgamesh rejected her with insults and a list of all her ex-lovers demise. Ishtar became angry at being slandered went to Anu and asked for the Bull of Heaven to hurt Gilgamesh. Anu gives her the bull and Ishtar lets it loose on the city of Uruk. The bull is destroying the city and killing hundreds of people.
I yelled to Brian that we had to get out of there, but he was throwing sand at the fire, saying that we had to put it out or we'd get in trouble”. This scene shows how much chaos that was created by Jeanette in the story which dragged her little brother in it. In conclusion fire is represented and mentioned a lot in The Glass Castle. Fire symbolizes fear, chaos and destruction. In her life Jeannette has been through a lot of trials dealing with fires.