It showed others respect, kindness, and allowed them to feel welcome. Homer demonstrates this value through the actions of his characters. The characters’ actions exemplify the meaning of kindness during that time in Ancient Greek culture. By using examples such as courtesy to the gods and goddesses and examples that represent the generosity of the Phaeacians, Homer successfully incorporates the theme of hospitality in his epic
The actions of loyalty are prevailed through Odysseus’s family’s actions and a few other characters. The “Law of Hospitality” weighs heavily in being kind. This law calls for people to be welcoming to any of their guests, even those in need, and for the guests to be grateful and respectful to their host. As displayed in the Odyssey, kindness and
The Law of Hospitality or Xenia is a law/belief in Homer’s Odyssey. Xenia, says that all guests that show to your home or lands must be treated kindly, with respect and cared for before one may ask questions about them. This is because they may or may not be a god in disguise, and all gods should be treated kindly. In the Odyssey, King Alcinous of the Phaeacians treats Odysseus kindly when he is found on his island. King Alcinous’s daughter, found Odysseus sleeping by the shore after his raft had broken.
. . I look at you and a sense of wonder takes me” (6. 172- 177). In this experience of Odysseus he was very kind when introducing himself to the Phaeacians and gained their trust and told him his story. In this case, they in return treated him very well saying he was better than all other men, supporting he is a good man.
For Ancient Greece, treating strangers with hospitality is expected. In Odysseus’s recent encounters, he was washed up on the shore of Phaeacia and was welcomed by the king and queen. Though Odysseus is a stranger upon the land of Phaeacia, kindness and aid is brought to him with the words of Alcinoüs, the King of Phaeacia, “I will fix your setting forth, and you may rest secure… until you reach your land and home or anywhere you please.” Treating travelers kindly was quite common in Ancient Greece, thus making “The Odyssey” quite relatable to its listeners. For if you are kind to your visitor, not only will your land receive a good reputation, it also aids in the advancement of trade and culture.
Second, both restaurants have good and efficient service. For instance, The Casa Cafe always have a welcoming attitude to their customers. The River Cafe also gives customers a warm greeting and a welcoming attitude. Furthermore, both restaurants do great on keeping drinks refilled
Owing to the fact that she was so hurt, she to a lamb leg to the back of his head and there he went crashing onto the floor unable to move (Dahl 2). Later on that day, to cover up her tracks she called the police over to tell them of the tragic accident that happened to her husband but of course it was all a lie. To get rid of the evidence, She insisted that they stay for dinner and so they did. Mary Maloney was content because she got away with the murder of her husband and in that matter it seemed as if she enjoyed it which showed her to be even more demeted than she seemed in the
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They were destroying the land they had lived on for thousands of years. The images blurred away and the shaman sat down beside her. “You see little Adsila the Englishmen destroy the land they step on. Your father does not want you getting hurt, their men are getting closer to the river day by day and your father is weary of what will happen if they cross the river.” The shaman looked at Kachina, his face old with wisdom.
Throughout The Odyssey, the protagonist Odysseus is acquainted with the leaders and creatures of multiple islands on his journey back to Ithaka. Hospitality is an important aspect of Ancient Greek life, and the different people Odysseus encounters treat him with differing levels of respect. The various portrayals of the guest to host relationship can be seen through different actions taken by both parties. In The Odyssey, the recurring motif of hospitality that occurs in Odysseus ' journey and at his home in Ithaka provides evidence to the moral ethics of each character and their relationship with the gods.
Afraid of failure, she hides them away under her bed. Until a fateful visit from her great-great-aunt Rose, who shows her that a first flop isn’t something to fear—it’s something to celebrate. This book provoked an interesting discussion about dreaming big and to imagining things we can make, and to experiment, design, engineer, and build. The children designed their own machines using their imagination.
Greece DBQ Theater, government, and religion were all essential parts of ancient Greek culture. A unique trait which all of these aspects of ancient Greek society shared was progression and development. Theater progressed from simply relaying stories to tackling controversial topics which sparked discussion. Government showed growth and progression in both Sparta and Athens. Sparta developed a militaristic society which eliminated socioeconomic inequality and Athens’s monarchy evolved into a free democracy where people’s voices were heard.
In the story he says, “ I gave him what was left of my soup . But my heart was heavy.” In the book as his father started to get sick Elie had to take full responsibility over him. From making sure he had something to eat to even, making sure that he was comfortable. Eliezer even had to exchange his bread for a cot next to his father so that he could watch his father at all time.
Yet, this would connect to why Dewey Dell in As I Lay Dying, the only daughter in the Burden’s family, was expected to stay home and take care of her ill mother as her father and brothers were out working. The ability of what an individual can or cannot do is not based on their performance, but based on their sexuality. Tran also adds in the second book
Slim is angry at Curley for constantly asking about his wife, and then Curley who is on the defensive and looking for someone to fight and finally picks a fight with Lennie and punches him unmercifully. Lennie doesn 't protect himself until George tells him to fight back, and Lennie crushes all the bones in Curley 's hand. Slim says they must get Curley to a doctor, but he cautions Curley that if he tells on Lennie and gets him fired, they will spread the word about how Curley 's hand really got hurt and everyone will laugh at him. Finally, Curley agrees not to tell. George explains to Slim that Lennie didn 't mean to hurt Curley since he was