He not only sacrifices his wife to rick, but gives up his only chance to escape from death in Casablanca. In the end, Victor must live on knowing that Ilsa is not his truly his, she only remains with him because of her
Manette sacrifices the safety of himself and his family in addition to sacrificing many years of his life in prison all in the name of justice. Furthermore, Dr. Manette, temporarily sacrifices his sanity and his happiness, so Lucie would be free to marry Charles Darnay. Dr. Manette’s first sacrifice occurs while trying to help a young woman’s family seek justice. By helping them get justice, Dr. Manette sacrifices being with his own family as well as watching his daughter, Lucie grow up.
He also leaves Juliet alone in the tomb after she awakens to find her beloved Romeo dead. Friar Lawrence is a moral man, but his hubris leads to the death of Romeo and Juliet. Romeo considers the Friar someone he can confide in, and he tells the Friar of his newfound love for Juliet. The Friar’s excessive pride allows him to agree to wed Romeo and Juliet, hoping he can bring the Montagues and Capulets together, though these families hatred spans generations.
Amir strives to redeem himself in Baba’s eyes because his mother died giving birth to him, and he feels responsible for that. To redeem himself to Baba, Amir thinks he must win the kite-tournament and bring Baba the losing kite: Hassan was able to lead a fulfilling life due to his great ability of forgiving others. Hassan has always forgiven Amir. This is shown when Amir quotes Hassan had forgiven Amir after so much time had passed by. Years later, Hassan had written a letter to Rahim Kahn.
Renault often uses others desperation for his advantage, conspicuous in the scene in which a young newly wed couple come to him in despair attempting to escape Casablanca, Renault then tries to force her to betray her husband in order to leave but Rick saves them by rigging the roulette table. Despite Captain Renaults megalomaniac personality, by the end of the film he chooses to part from the Vichy government. He does this in a symbolic way, whilst drinking Vichy water he, dramatically, throws the bottle into the trash and joins Rick. This symbolises the fall of the Vichy
He is not the same person he was when he first appeared. Even though the journey ended with his death, he returned with the Elixir benefiting his Ordinary World. Recognizing the wisdom through the quest he undertook, he accepted personal sacrifice and bloodshed for the greater social good, the country’s peace. The last stage of his journey is not merely a Return but a kind of Resurrection: die to be reborn. Along the way of the Hero’s Journey, Nameless never tried to be heroic, however, he ended up with becoming a source of inspiration to the King who granted him a magnificent funeral to show his respect to a hero in the end of the
Character Defense: Romeo We perceive that Romeo is innocent due to his apparent love for Tybalt and his clear disesteem to the brawl unfolding. He wanted to advent the violence thrust upon him by his love (Tybalt). He cared too much to fight him but when a good life-long friend, Mercutio, is murdered in front of his very eyes he is shaken to the core. He did this while not in the correct state of mind, cleary in a haze of sorrow and guilt not yet fully comprehending the effects of his actions. His gentle altercation with Tybalt defines his love for his friends and family.
He goes through many horrible things such as drinking his urine, losing his left foot and his left thumb. But, at the end, he still has the faith and braveness to fight with Annie. Paul Sheldon, like a phoenix rises from ashes, does not only get his freedom back but most importantly, he got his ability to write novels again. From his survival, he proves to all the readers that he is not only a warrior hero but also a transcendent hero; he does not only on a journey for the quest for vengeance but also the quest to rid the land of danger as he goes through the five stages of a hero’s journey.
White trash with Mustangs and madras."” The Greasers have a reputation for being senseless, lawless young felons. Yet they have an admirable sense of loyalty for one another, which is reflected in their behavioral code and actions from some of the characters. For example, Darry Curtis, Ponyboy’s oldest brother, gave up a college scholarship in order to work to be able to provide for his little brothers since their parents had passed away. Furthermore, Dally Winston demonstrates his heroism when he dies saving Johnny from the burning church. “But I remembered Dally pulling Johnny through the window of the burning church; Dally giving us his gun, although it could mean jail for him; Dally risking his life for us, trying to keep Johnny out of trouble.”
Soldiers are told to executing the order and unaware of the story and who the poor guy is. Peyton, however, is of more importance to the story. In a process of story, which has one of its central purposes is Peyton had romanticized the war, and get the consequences that he deserves. Caught burning the bridge, before his execution, he suddenly has created a whole another scenario which he escapes the execution. Peyton’s desire to live his thirst for life was significantly strong, he knows that there is no escape from this but still by his imaginary he could live long enough to enjoy the last few
- Liesel, having already lost three people, faces yet another loss, but this is no regular loss. Liesel loves Hans to death, and learning that he must aid efforts in World War II takes a huge toll on her emotions. The things she use to find pleasure in doing no longer feel the same. 2. “I should have stayed, I should have stayed….”
Linda Sue Park hooked readers with the novel A Long Walk to Water. This book is about the true story of Salva Mawien Dut Ariik, who was a lost boy from the second Sudanese War in the 1980’s. Salva was separated from his village and family when he was 11 years old. Salva had many challenges he needed to get through, and used bravery, persistence, and strength to do so. First, Salva’s bravery is a factor in how he survives some difficult situations, one of them is when Salva was walking through the land of the Atuot, where the path is surrounded by lions.
It was the summer of 1985 is Southern Sudan when many people sent out on a journey to have a better life. Salva, the main character was able to survive by using adaptability, positive attitude, and motivation. Salvas adventure was very crazy and scary. He watched many people die in front of him. Salva had to adapt to the places he was at.
Hans Hubermann’s political ideology does not fall within “oppression” nor "tyranny.” In “The Accordionist” chapter, Death says Hans was “. . . not well-educated or political, but if nothing else, he was a man who appreciated fairness . . . A Jew had once saved his life and he couldn’t join a party that antagonized people in such a way . . . Like many of the Jews believed, he didn’t think the hatred could last, and it was a conscious decision not to follow Hitler” (Zusak 137).
Throughout American History we have won and lost thousands of battles, earned and spent trillions of dollars, suffered through tragedies, and rejoiced at our successes. One common thread, running through all of these events is that no matter how powerful we are or how low we sink, we must ultimately come together to move on and to grow. To me, American History is all about unity in times of destruction and despair.