Odysseus possess all of these qualities, but what makes Odysseus worthy of this title is his traits of genuine concern and leadership in addition to these characteristics. What is dedication when someone lacks the ability to care for those around them while working towards their goal? What is intelligence if you lack to leadership to guide others towards something better? Odysseus had grown up a king for the entirety of his life and developed this expertise from a young age. Though this only is the result of his position as king because of most of his time had been dedicated towards leading and he has been taught to prioritize other’s over himself.
His father was his motivation. As time passes, Elie matures and takes responsibility, he will do anything he can do to protect his father. Time passes by and Elie and his father do not look the same. They are skinny and starting to loose strength. There was a time where his father and himself were draped In a blanket covered in snow.
The novel, “The Kite Runner” by Khaled Hosseini and the short story, “The Scarlet Ibis” by James Hurst are similar in plot structure and theme. These two stories are quite similar because they are narrated in flashback to a point in time where the main characters, the Brother and Amir, feels remorse about doing something terrible in their past days. To begin with, Amir, the protagonist, is the narrator of the novel, “The Kite Runner”. In this novel, Amir describes his own life story by allowing the readers to actually imagine his life as a teenage boy in Kabul. The story starts off as a flashback, as Amir Looks back into the winter of 1975, Kabul.
Trumbo tells this story to shows the importance of this moment to Joe. Through Joe’s thoughts making it third person limited. Trumbo’s eloquent language is clear of a fifteen year old boy who is not leaving the side of his father forever but to make his own
But as a result, I got an amazing stepdad, who I consider my father and he raised me as his own. Also, even though bad things happen, something good will always come out of it. Every relationship is different, and sometimes that results in having a hard time trying to communicate with each other.
Life to me is a journey - you never know what may be your next destination, (David Russell). In the documentary it talks about the journey that follows all of us but that certain of us want to answer the call. In Finding Joe many of the speakers were talking about the same steps of the journey but how they got to them either later in their life from a traumatic event or experience that shaped them. In the book, ¨Bridge to Terabithia,¨ the main character Jess goes through the same hero 's journey and meets many people along the way to help him with his search. Jess faces struggles in his day to day life that many people in his ¨world¨ inflict upon him and he feels as though he is living in another world altogether.
It touches too many families throughout our nation. The scars it left behind will be there for years. We, as a nation, have the power to do something about this and yet our government refuses to do so. Common sense isn’t as simple as breathing in air; it comes with a lot of “ifs” and “buts”. The ill bureaucracy, the biased rules and regulations, the malfunctioning law - these have all become so fundamental to our daily lives that we no longer recognize a life without these burdens.
Gilbert had the most stress being the eldest son of a family where there was no longer a father figure. He felt he needed to take on all of the roles of his father and make sure he was supporting the family. I think he had the most stress in the family and was struggling emotionally and probably physically. Once he met Becky (who seemed to be higher on the social class ladder), things started to change for him. He knew his family was kind of the outcast of the town, but Becky was accepting of their status and challenges they faced.
People often deal with Betrayal through out everyday life. It has a huge affect on peoples feelings and Morales. This puts you in a bad position. You have to make a decision to how you will deal with this problem. I recall when I got betrayed by my close friend.
The Kite Runner is a novel that tells the story of a man becoming his true self and his experiences as he proceeds his journey. Amir, a man from Afghanistan who lived in the slums of his country traveled throughout the globe in search of inner peace from a troublesome childhood. Guilt from various fights with Afghanistan’s superior social classes, an accessory to a crimes and the witnessing of his close friend’s violent rape while he stood stagnant; haunt Amir. Also, having an absent mother, an estranged relationship with his father and working as a servant for the upper classmen shaped Amir’s outlook on life. But within having these obstacles Amir becomes almost immediately relatable to the books wide audience because it is realistic.