BeoWulf gets rewarded with a very precious necklace from the king and queen after he defeats the monsters. The necklace is made out of gold and silver, and is very expensive. He also receives a mighty and undefeatable sword which defeats anything or anyone, and always has been able to do that. The sword helps him kill the dragon at the end of the story. BeoWulf was always alone, meaning that he did have a few people helping him but everybody resigned last moment because they were scared of the monsters.
She follows a majority of the steps laid out in Campbell’s, “Hero’s Journey”. This means the text of Antigone could be considered a heroic tale depending on how one looks at what Antigone did and how they abstract the ideas and meanings of the text. What she did went against the best overall affect she could receive; however, it allowed a proper burial which meant her brother was able to get into the afterlife. Polyneices did not receive proper justice, although he acted wrongly against Eteocles he should not be eternally damned by not receiving an afterlife. Martin Luther King Jr acted in such a way that allowed the people he fought for get equal rights and opportunities as those oppressing them.
He first shows his courage when he is in battle and also when he goes first into the arena to save the lives of many of the fellow gladiators. He shows his self control in only killing who and when he needs to. Also, since he has not been involved in the politics of the time he as his own mind and it is not prejudiced from the politicians which shows wisdom. Maximus also is loyal to his king, by knowing that his son murdered him and seeks
Responsibility is key to survival in The Hunger Games because you must be responsible and careful before making a decision that depends on your life. “The price of greatness is responsibility.” (Winston Churchill) In The Hunger Games, two tributes, one male and one female under the age of eighteen, must leave their district to go and compete in The Hunger Games. While in the games all twenty-four tributes must fight to the death to entertain their Capital city. Normally there is only one winner but in this book there are two winners. In Suzanne Collins novel, The Hunger Games, the overarching theme is that responsibility is key to survival as demonstrated by the books main character, Katniss Everdeen, and how she takes care of her mother and younger sister, hunts for her own food, and trades for food and goods around her district.
Katniss and Odysseus are similar heroic characters in that they are both brave and clever, but their idea of selflessness is different, One similarity that both heroes have is bravery. Katniss shows this through her fight with the Capital. One example is when Katniss decides to nominate herself for the Hunger Games. Katniss has always protected Prim. After their father’s death, Katniss begins supporting her family.
For you, I would go anywhere on earth; I would even kill the horrible gorgon Medusa in order to prove my loyalty and my courage” (200). By offering to go on a dangerous adventure to bring back Medusa's head in order to save his mother, Jason clearly proves his bravery. He is willing to do what it takes to prove his courage and to do what he promised and in the end he does just that. Jason and Perseus are hence very similar because they are both
By allowing Alymer to go through with the experiment even after she knows about all his failures makes her the stronger of the two. She wants him to succeed out of the love and trust she has for him and he fails her. Through it all Georgiana put her trust in her husband. Even as she was dying she could not bear to have Alymer look at her at the birthmark that he hated. Alymer allowed his love for science to be greater than his love for his young wife.
Many say Courageousness is standing up for something you know is wrong, speaking up when no one wants to listen, taking action in something that many others consider unwanted, I believe that courage is a combination of all of these.n the novel of Roll Of Thunder Hear my cry, Mildred D Taylor created a character named Stacey who will do anything in order to protect those around him (especially family) Stacey was courageous because he went to places that were against the rules or somewhere that not many kids his age should go to, Stacey destroyed the bus by digging a ditch, and took initiative a few times. Stacey deals with problems in a courages way by standing his ground and not taking no as a rebuttal or an answer while taking action. Stacey will do everything in his power as a black boy in order to provide for his family and will help his family (specifically cassie) when they start to realize that the world is unfair. Have you ever gone somewhere that you shouldn 't have or that common sense says is a bad idea, because Stacey did exactly that. Stacey has gone to many places that he shouldn 't have or
A wise person once said, “If you have something worth fighting for, then fight for it.” . The main character Samuel, is in a situation where he has to fight to get back his loved ones. The Wood Runner a must-read tale that teaches a valuable life lesson that holds true even for toys teenager: Fighting for what you want can have a positive outcome. In the Wood Runner, the author uses conflict to teach that you must fight for what you want, and let nothing get in the way of it. For example, the author writes, “ The tomahawk was coming at his head and he tried to duck, but the white-hot pain exploded as the side of the tomahawk smashed into his forehead.
Beowulf had plenty of successful accomplishments. He had defeated the monstrous Grendel which would typically be not so easy to do, but it was for him. Grendel was out to destroy the Danes. Beowulf had put together a well thought-out plan and waited for him to step into Heorot before he attacked him. He was also going in without any weapons in order to make the fight fair since Grendel would not have any.