For example, he shows us he is loyal to Hassan when he decides to go rescue Hassan’s son in a very dangerous country. Since he does it even though he knows it is a dangerous mission, he shows he will do anything to show he is actually loyal to Hassan after he betrayed him all those years ago. In addition to that, he shows he is loyal to Soraya when he comes clean and tells her everything. He explains, “Then I did what I hadn’t done in fifteen years of marriage: I told my wife everything. Everything.
He slays all the suitors that lived at his house and drank his wine and ate his food. “I would not stay my hands from the slaughter.” (Homer 640) All the suitors stayed at his house and are trying to marry his wife while he is away at Troy trying to get home. All of the suitors that stayed there ate his food and drank his wine too. He made the suitors pay for eating his food, drinking his wine, and trying to marry his wife, Penelope. He shot the suitors with his bow and then when he ran out of arrows him and his son killed all of the people with their
Odysseus has positive characteristic traits; and is strategic, brave, and loyal these characteristics make him admirable throughout his journey home to Ithaca. Odysseus was strategic, the reason being is that he carefully planned to serve a particular purpose in this case this case getting away from Polyphemus the cyclops. “ Then slung a man under each middle one to ride there safely, shielded left and right so the three sheep could convey each man, (pg. 993 lines 380-383) the author wrote, offering justification for his action. The quote proves that Odysseus figures out that if he ties his men to the underside of his sheep then blinds and distract Cyclops he would not realize they're escaping.
He claims that he is always “sitting,still/ weeping, his eyes never dry, his sweet life flowing away/ with the tears he wept for his foiled journey home,” (Homer 157). Through his we can see the impact his inability to be home has on him and his happiness. In Flushed Away Roddy also faces many obstacles that bar his journey home. He must fight against a constant flood of enemies coming from the main villain The Toad. However he always battles through them no matter what in order to get home.
He’s actions always justified Pangloss’s theory, especially when he was on the hunt for his true love, Cunegonde. Candide had to jump over many hurtles to find her, but always believed that if and when he did that his love was part of the “all is best in this world” theory. Candide loved to believe that everything happened for a reason. Even the earthquake and fire in Lisbon was a sign that things are where they
Author Ursula K. LeGuin has said, “It is good to have an end to journey toward, but it is the journey that matters in the end”. Her statement implies that striving toward a goal or overcoming obstacles associated with a goal defines us as human beings and is more important than the goal itself. This can be seen in Homer’s epic Odyssey. In the Odyssey, Homer uses Odysseus’s journey to show how one’s journey can affect them as a person. One way Odysseus's journey affected him is by making his overwhelming desire to get home his primary focus.
Evan Oblak Kochanski Honors English 10 3 December 2015 Be Careful What You Wish For Not all stories have a moral, but this one from ancient Greece certainly does. Herous has a gift – everything he touches turns to chocolate. But he soon learns that an excessive love of riches squeezes the truly valuable things out of life. The story begins with Disgustingos, a satyr, half man, half goat, who follows Tupacus the god of Hip-Hop. There was once a dreadfully ugly beast called Disgustingos.
. mine and hisn both’” confirming that the father and son duo are in it together (257). Furthermore,“leaping into pursuit,” Sarty fights off a neighsayer in defense of his father's name (259). Sarty clearly has an unavoidable desire to stay loyal to his father. Despite Sarty repeated actions of loyalty, his father sees it fit to reiterate that “‘You got to learn to stick to your own blood or you ain't going to have any blood to stick to you’” (260).
Simba wants to go back and change the past, but he now knows that it is the circle of life. The “circle of life” displays that no matter what happens, life still moves forward. The circle of life means that in the pride the kingdom has to stay in constant motion and prepare the offspring to be the next in line. When Simba finally returns home, he claims his rightful place on the throne as the king of the pride. Here, the circle represents unity because the pride is now united as one and stronger.
The old man was a sweet, kind old man that was unbothersome in every way…. Except for one thing, his eye. Every night the old man’s roommate would check on his pale blue eye just to bear its wickedness, so the man made up his mind kill the old man and rid him of his eye. The old man sat up with a jerk to spot his roommate’s stare upon him, the madman did not know what to do for he had been discovered so he stabbed the old man and crushed him with the old man’s mattress until the beat of the old heart could no longer be heard. The suspense of the story was created when the cause introduces you to the problem in the story and who wants to get rid of the problem which if made correctly can cause a strong feeling of suspense.
His men do not trust him. Odysseus’s men are struggling on surviving to get home. Odysseus tries to protect and help his men. Odysseus is strong, and courageous through his journey of the Cyclops, Scylla, and many more struggles throughout their long, rough journey. Odysseus has a dream of getting home, to his wife and son.
When he returned, I got him drunk on wine that I brought along from the ship. Polyphemus asked me my name, and I replied “Nobody.” As soon as Polyphemus collapses with intoxication, we drove the staff into his eye. He awoke with a shriek, and his neighbors came to see what was wrong, but they left as soon as he called out, “Nobody is killing me.” When morning came, we escaped, unseen by the blind Polyphemus, and clinging to the bellies of the monster’s