He decides that his new name is will be Prometheus. Prometheus is a Greek god that brought fire to citizens but, it was against the god’s wishes and was punished as a result. Equality worked to create electricity and attempted to bring it to the council of scholars in hopes of one day becoming a scholar. But, they present his invention and as a result Equality flees the city to the Uncharted forest where he finds a home. There he discovers books and wants to better educate himself the moment he discovers the word “I”.
To analyze the evil character through the writer’s perspectives. Voldemort as a character through Rowling’s Perspectives In 2001 interview, Rowling said Voldemort was invented as nemesis for Harry Potter, the protagonist of the series and the intentionally did not flesh out Voldemort’s flashback at first. “The basic idea didn’t know he was a wizard and so then I kind of worked backwards from that position to find out how that could be, that he wouldn’t know what he was. When he was one year old, the most evil wizard for hundreds and hundreds of years attempted to kill him. Lord Voldemort killed Harry’s parents, and then he tried to kill Harry.
Even though, we know what is right from wrong in our century, in the book Fahrenheit 451, where the author Ray Bradbury kind of predicts what our lives we 're going to be like. He foreshadowed what our society was going to be like. Also the technological advances that we would have. In this book towards the world starts to fall apart for the main character Montag. His fire chief makes him burn his own house down for having illegal books.
Guy Montag was fireman and his job was to destroy books. That’s why he states this, “It was a pleasure to burn” (Bradbury 3). This quote explains that he likes burning books; and he has been burning books for 20 years, and his Dad and Grandpa were also fireman. So it’s tradition to be a fireman. However Guy’s attitude changes when a woman burns herself to death because she loved her books.
Also, Harry Potter was prepared to sacrifice himself in order to save the Wizarding World saying, “I open at the close” (Deathly Hallows, Rowling 698). Harry Potter was willing to give up his precious life so that other wizards would be able to live a happy, full life. Comparing Odysseus, who only sought revenge so that he might, “lay plans to kill our enemies” (Homer 1082). The only one Odysseus was fighting for was his family, which is somewhat selfless but mostly selfish as he could have fought harder for his men, instead of condemning them. On top of that all, Harry Potter had many loved ones dear to him die, yet he still persevered on and Voldemort uses it as an insult saying, “...You
Abraham he was president, and in his time he abolished slavery. This was a huge step for the US. This is brought forward in the lyric, “Anybody seen my old friend Abraham, he freed a lot of people, but it seems the good they die young”. This is talking about him dying and the fact that all three people mentioned in the song were all good and wondering why they ‘can’t come back’. The lyric “Didn’t you love the things they stood for didn’t they try to find some good for you and me” .
Anthem is a novel that was written in 1937 by Ayn Rand, about a dystopian society that only believes in the word, “We”, and its only most exciting resource is a candle. To this society they have no clue what it means to be an individual because their leaders take away their individuality whether that is by, eliminating the way they allow their citizens to communicate with each other or even by not evolving the society from using candles to using lights. In this novel the protagonist, Prometheus is a rare citizen because he has a sense of individuality and he is able to realize heta his community is doing is not right. As the novel goes on the reader is able to see that Prometheus becomes an individual as he falls in love for a girl, Gaea that he met while working. This girl helped Prometheus become an individual because believed in his creation and that belief pushed Prometheus to show his invention to the world council.
The first word of god in Oedipus the King commands the citizens of the plague-infested city to “drive out, and not to leave uncured within this country, a pollution we have nourished in our land” (96-98). As a character soon clarifies, it means that in order to end the plague, the killer of the past king must be driven out. This heavily implies that the plague is a product of the gods that is meant to punish Oedipus. If the prophecy does not exist, or if the plague does not exist, or even if the condition for relief is
“I don’t know why I did it. I was just so sad. I don’t know why” (276). In The Burn Journals by Brent Runyon, Brent tells the story of his heat of the moment decision to attempt suicide at the age of 14 years old. His brother, Craig, is the first to discover him engulfed in smoke after Brent douses himself with gasoline and lights a match.
For example, when an officer casually shoves the Underground Man In order to deescalate the situation in the tavern, the Underground Man takes offence to this and plots a long term solution to a meniscal problem. Rather than moving on with his life, he draws up plans to exact his revenge on the officer who probably doesn’t know he exists. These kinds of actions would be supported by Dostoyevsky because it requires strategic and calculated planning for the success of the mission. Liza, on the other hand, is a prostitute who
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Houses have always been fireproof, take my word for it’ ”(Bradbury 6). This simple question proves how uneducated people are on the topic of history. Because Montag, a man with ten years of experience as a fireman, cannot remember a past without fire-proof houses. The government’s decision in eliminating books entirely from their world resulted in limited information people retain and understand. Ignorance and mental deficiencies are outcomes from the restriction
In the book, Fahrenheit 451, it talks about a world where firefighters burn down housescontaining books or books in general. To please the people, the government, burned books in thename of their happiness. This saying that the government took advantage of what the peoplewere thinking and they wanted people do be engaged in their world and not in books that canteach them otherwise. At the end of the tale, with the war looming on, nuclear bombs shake thecity and destroy it and Guy Montag, the protagonist, and his friends survive the shake. They toldhim about the legendary phoenix that when it died it burst into flames but was then reborn,meaning that the burning of the books, the books will come back to show the world again.Books are very important