Hector chooses to go to war, even though his wife and son beg him to stay. Next characteristic is that he performs courageous deeds. Hector risked his life to fight in war. "Once again on the battlefield, he was eager for the fight, and better fortune for a time lay before him(Hamilton 194).
Have you ever heard the phrase “In order to succeed, you must never give up”? In the powerful poem, Beowulf, this was the constant variable that occurred in every battle that had taken place. His dedication and lack to give up, compassion for others, and his trust in his men were the key components that later led him to his Heroic name. As in the quote “he knew too well that here was the last of life, an end of his days on earth“ (12) proves that no matter what the risk, he was always willing to sacrifice himself in order to save the lives of others.
Odysseus was trying to go back home to go to his family and friends and become the king again in his throne as he deserves. Odysseus was treated like a hero when he, came back from his journey because he fought his way back home just like a hero and a good warrior. Odysseus, also was the king in Ithaca he was ruling there until he left and left his son in charged. Another reason that he is a hero that he left his throne, so he can go and defend his people.
Facing the struggle between individualism and nationalism, he had a quest to undertake. He discovered his inner deep and in accepting that with his courage and determination, he was reborn into a new person. When he reached the comprehension and appreciation of the King’s motive of war, uniting all countries to bring peace to all people, he did not kill the King but chose to be killed by the King’s soldiers. The time when he made his decision is also when he successfully completed the Hero’s Journey. During his journey, the viewers can see the growth of Nameless from a swordsman full of hatred to a hero of his own myth.
Mohammad Ali is a great inspiration because he tells people to never give up. If he lost a fight, he wouldn't just mope around or feel sorry for himself, he would strive to win the next fight. He was three-time world heavy weight boxing champion. If he did lose a fight, he would give the following quote, "I never thought of losing but now that it's happened, the only thing is to do it right.” That's my obligation to all people who believe in me.
A hero’s purpose is to sacrifice his life while trying to aid others. Beowulf sees this as an opportunity to make himself be known; he believes those who have fought should be remembered through time. Throughout Beowulf’s heroic journey, he fought for a loyal cause, he followed the code of honor, and showed courageous bravery. From time to time, Beowulf always showed that he cared for everyone other than himself. When Beowulf hears that the king needed aid to help defeat grendel, he never second guessed his decision.
This is shown by the dialogue of coach Boone saying "if we don't come together, right now, on this hallowed ground, then we too will be destroyed". This is saying that like the confederate army, if they do not accept all races than they will be destroyed and will not achieve anything during the season. This speaks to the boys as the camera zooms to show their faces and that they are determined. They are determined to win, and are realizing that winning is more important than any prejudice they may have. This shows that the run to Gettysburg is a turning point, as they are beginning to overcome adversity.
An example of honor is when he chooses t fight Grendel with no armor. “unarmed he shall face me, if face me he dares.” (685-685). This proves to the reader and to Beowulf’s men that he is a truly honorable warrior. He has gone above and beyond to make the fight equitable and make sure that he is at no advantage.
At the start of the play, he was presented as being a young but responsible king (pg 15, ll 57). When threatened by the Dauphin, King Henry responded with an intellectual threat (pg 35-37, ll 270-310), showing his control of his emotions and words. Although he responded with a mild temper, it is made clear that he took the insult seriously, as he responded in a witty but threatening way, declaring war on France. Within the battle against France, he was seen declaring encouragement to his army, saying, “This story shall the good man teach his son, and Crispin Crispian shall never go by, from this today to the ending of the world, but we in it shall be remember'd – we few, we happy, we band of brothers; for he that sheds his blood with me shall be my brother (4.3.58-63).” After he was victorious in his war against the French, he reminded his ramy that they must give all the glory to God, for their victory (pg 205, ll 21-23).
Hadley seems to be supportive of his decision, and wants him to make the role that he is part taken in the war is the right choice, because the war memories will be reminded throughout your daily life. “You have to do what you think is the right thing, but just make sure it’s the right thing in the long run, and not just for the moment” (Knowles 199).While he is supportive, he wants his son to be a part of the military that sees shooting and action. The ironic observation that Gene makes while watching the troops and war machinery assemble on Devon campus is about Leper and if he was enlisted into the Army Air Force. Since Leper has been mentally challenged since the war, Gene thought that if he joined the Army Air Force that maybe he wouldn’t be as affected, but whatever role he was assigned in the army, he would be mentally ready.
Soldier Boys is a novel about two young boys, Spencer and Dieter, who have gone off to fight in World War II. Both boys decide to enlist to prove a point; Spencer joins to show his family that he is no longer a silly teenage boy with a crush and Dieter to prove how great of a German boy and soldier he is to the Fuhrer and Germans all over the world. They soon learn that the war is not about them, but instead the people they have chosen to protect and the beliefs they must stick by. The author, gives great insight to both sides of the same war and the emotions involved, because he writes about why people on either side join, how other soldiers and their actions influence what type of soldier a person becomes, and how the outcome of a single
First, Dieter is a 10 year old boy who is a member of the German “ Young People”. Dieter knows all about the last war and wants to fight and bring pride to his family. He is a strong boy and is a Scharfuhrer. Dieter is a brave boy and very smart. Another major character in the book is Spencer.
Luttrell doesn 't back down from a fight, He will do what he has to do to protect his country. This year Marcus Luttrell should be awarded the bravery award. Marcus luttrell didn 't give up. He fought the enemy to survive and protect his country and his teammates. He didn 't back down from the fight and he did what he
Mercutio then decided to step in to protect Romeo of his vulnerability and fight Tybalt. In the text Mercutio states, “Will you pluck your sword out of his pitcher/by the ears? make haste, lest mine be about your/ears ere it be out” (3.1.108-110). Mercutio felt that it was his responsibility to take down Tybalt since he was intimidating Romeo. So, Mercutio decided to brawl with Tybalt.