Oliver Queen is a hero, because he fights crimes and risks his life to save the citizens’ life. The classical heroes are often skilled, they have a particular ability who highlight them. Also, the classical heroes are often courageous. They have the determination to keep pushing forward no matter what.
He could manipulate his mind to go with him to the battle school by telling him how serious and dangerous the situation is. So again, fear was the reason behind Ender’s decision. Valentine was a special case for Ender. “I was afraid that I would still love you,” Ender told Valentine (Scott Card, 237). Ender is telling Valentine that he would be in danger if he still loved her, but he is saying that he doesn’t have this feeling anymore that’s why he is back on earth, and he will no longer kill others to save those he loves on earth like Valentine.
Why does a person choose to be a good person? The Anglo-Saxon code plays a big role in this. The bigger picture is, what does one hope to gain out of being a good person or a hero? In the Old English, Anglo-Saxon story, Beowulf, Beowulf has three motivations for fighting; it’s his duty, he wants to be a hero, and responsibility to his people.
You can’t be a hero without glory, and what’s a king without riches? Both our Heroes share this affinity for all things shiny as they build the glory of their legend. Odysseus has a desire for Riches and glory bordering on obsession. During his military campaign in the Trojan war, under King Agamemnon he was sent on a scouting mission.
By doing so, Gawain injures his character because he disrespects the code of honor. “A man may hide his misdeed, but never erase it.” (2511) said by Gawain explaining why he will forever wear the green belt. Gawain knows he failed and didn’t abide by the code of honor. Him wearing the green belt symbolizes not only his survival but his failure.
Recruiting Macduff for the battle against Macbeth ultimately corroborated as a smart idea, especially since he was the one that was able to defeat Macbeth at the end. Overall, Lady Macbeth and Malcolm, even as the secondary antagonist and protagonist, display important examples of courage for both good and
The Green Knight purposefully attempted to invoke chivalry upon the knights and when Sir Gawain decided to step-up and accept his challenge, his “trawthe” to the Green Knight was sealed. The seasons quickly passed and before Sir Gawain and the King’s court knew it, December and the New Year had quickly approached. Sir Gawain eventually set off in his stunning armor atop of his horse, Gringelot, in search of the Green Knight and his chapel. Gawain knew he had to fulfill his end of the challenge because all knights are supposed to give precedence to their chivalric values of courage, honor, and in this case, fidelity to his agreement with the Green Knight. Sir Gawain’s chivalric values are also represented in the form of the pentangle designed across his shield.
As a part of this game, test was given. Throughout the story, the Green Knight puts Sir Gawain through certain tests in order to see if he was a worthy knight, detecting if he can be trusted in the Lord's house and returning to the Green Knight a year and a day later to complete the challenge all so that Sir Gawain could make a name for himself.
Will Wagner Weis Period 4 9/16/2017 Sir Gawain and his Journey In Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, the hero, that is a knight of the round table under the name of Sir Gawain is challenged, accepts the challenge, and then gains the honor and clout that he set out to gain. Sir Gawain is one of Arthur's most well known and liked Knights because of his uncanny ability to do the right thing. As the start of Gawain’s journey, he is called to action by the Green Knight.
In both F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby and Robert Frost’s “Nothing Gold Can Stay”, it states that nothing that is considered precious cannot last because time is always moving forward, making change inevitable. In the novel, Gatsby and Daisy both relate to elements in the poem. An allusion made in the poem can also be used to describe Gatsby and Daisy’s roles in the novel. Throughout The Great Gatsby, Jay Gatsby attempts to recreate the perfect and innocent love that he and Daisy shared in their youth.
In his novel, The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald includes many themes that go beyond the surface of the text itself. The themes allude to organized crime, color symbolism, relationships, weather symbolism, and a mysterious billboard of Dr. T.J. Eckleburg. Each of these themes plays an essential role in understanding the personality of Jay Gatsby, his life choices throughout the novel, and his relationships with other characters in the novel. The element of color, specifically green, white, grey, and silver stands out as an extremely important factor in shaping and explaining parts of the novel. From the very beginning of the novel, Fitzgerald incorporates color into his novel which is narrated by Nick Carraway.