The Romans say that Proserpina was kidnapped by Pluto and that Pluto is forcing Proserpina to be his wife. A few months ago Proserpina the daughter of Ceres, goddess of grain, was kidnapped by Pluto, god of the underworld. Ceres is too sad to even grow plants on earth. People wonder if Zeus will step in and stop this. The Greeks say that Proserpina wanted to go to the underworld.
Odysseus trusts goddess Athena's plan to get rid of the suitors and having her as his mentor, he is more confident to take down the suitors. As this quote explains "The two plotted death for the insolent suitors. Athena began their discussion this way" (Homer 331). She gives Odysseus the plan from there on, on how to make his way up and defeat the outnumbered suitors. It would have been impossible for Odysseus to take down the suitors on his own, if Athena did not guide
In the story, Antigone, Creon, the king, established two decrees in the land of Thebes. The first decree is nobody should bury Polyneices and the second, Antigone and her sister, Ismene, be put to death. Antigone, Polyneices sister, performed an act of civil disobedience by burying her brother with full knowledge she would die. Although Ismene didn’t commit the crime, she still wanted to be punished. Ismene said, “But now I know what you meant; and I am here to join you to take my share.” As the story progresses, the effects of Creon’s decrees result in rebellion, unhappiness, and death.
Proctor knows that Abigail has participated in witchcraft, but has no way to prove this. Abigail wants Elizabeth dead, and proceeds with this idea by wishing death upon her, so she can live happily ever after with John Proctor. Abigail the antagonist in The Crucible is the source of John Proctors many mistakes and failed relationship with God. When Reverend Hale asks Elizabeth and John to say the 10 commandments John confidently says, “Thou shalt not steal. Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor’s goods, nor make unto thee any graven image.
This final showdown between Ella and Prince Char versus King Edgar results in a brawl with the King’s knights. In the end, the couple defeats King Edgar and strips him of his power over Frell. After the whole ordeal, the movie ends on a high note with the marriage between Ella and Charmont. Ella’s Return differs from a typical Hero’s Journey due to the fact she never physically returns home, though her accomplishments positively affect all the people of her home town. Ella freeing the people of Frell from King Edgar’s ruling ensures a happy life for her family and the residents of town.
Telemachus never left his mother and tried to shield her from the suitors. Odysseus had left the island with Circe on it, in order to go back home to his family in Ithaca. Both men are cunning because they single handedly defeated all of the suitors and managed to keep their loved ones alive. However, Odysseus has more bravery as he steps up to the challenge and kills
The author of this play Therefore, to die for the truth is better than to live a lie. Some may view the death as unuseful when they may live to rebut that they aren’t apart of witchcraft. Hale tries to convince Elizabeth to tell John to live, “... that throws his life away for pride” (4, 358). Although John signing would mean there is witchcraft so all the deaths would’ve been justified to the village. Parris confirms how valuable Proctor’s name is, “It is a weighty name; it will strike the village that Proctor confess” (4, 659).
Polyneices was known as a traitor to Thebes and that is why Creon made the law that Polyneices could not be buried. Even though Antigone was aware of this she was not ready to just leave her brother’s carcass unburied and completely open to animals like birds and dogs. The law was not thought through by creon at all, Creon’s son Haimon even tells his dad that him killing Antigone is guaranteed to bring upon more deaths. Creon started to believe that Haimon had turned over to a criminal, his fiance Antigone, but Haimon re assures Creon that he listens to his father and has the most respect for him. Even though Haimon tells this to Creon, Haimon still tells the King Creon that he is wrong and that the people are talking in town, Haimon says “But I, at any rate, can listen; and i have heard them muttering and whispering in the dark about this
Cassius was able to disguise his true intentions to prevent the suspicion on himself. In conclusion Lady MacBeth and Cassius show similarities between the role they play. Lady MacBeth trying to persuade MacBeth into killing King Duncan for the benefit of the both of them. Cassius being the leader of the group of conspirators and persuading Brutus to join even if he was one of Caesar 's good friends. In the end MacBeth loses her sanity and her mental condition worsen.
She also does not intervene in the battle against the suitors until the end (by showing her shield), once Odysseus has proven himself. Likely, Odysseus would have never survived or made it home to reunite with his wife and son without Athena. Other mythical creatures were using powers in attempts to delay or kill Odysseus. While Athena did not seem to have the power to prevent those acts by other gods, she did appeal to her father on Odysseus' behalf. She also gave him the benefit of her wisdom and battle skills.