Myths teach us morals (the difference between right and wrong) they explain the unexplainable, and they strive to teach us about human nature. In the myth, Hercules the Mighty and the realistic fiction story, Into the Storm, Hercules (main character of the myth) and Tucker (protagonist of Into the Storm) , go through experiences that makes them heroes. In Hercules the Mighty, Hercules completes twelve labors tasked to him by the High King of Mycenae, Eury. The twelve labors take Hercules around the known world and his feats of strength and his accomplishments make him famous. In Into the Storm, Tucker Willis is a short good-hearted kid that, after seeing a man about to drown at sea, becomes a hero by saving the man from being fried. But the morals, supernatural events, and human nature that are revealed in both the myth and the story are very different. In Hercules the Mighty, Hercules goes on twelve great labors to prove that he was worthy to ascend to godhood. During his first eleven labors, he didn’t need to use any strategy. Instead, he opted to use his great strength to overpower his opponents. But, in his final labor, killing the hydra, Hercules couldn’t win on might alone. “S3: But then Hercules watched in horror as two new heads string from each stump. S1: Now there are 17 vicious heads writhing and …show more content…
He was thumbing through it when he stopped at an old-timey picture of some black men wearing jackets like Richard’s. They were standing in front of a building on the Outer Banks. Below was a picture of . . . Richard. Mustache, beard, jacket, everything! ‘Captain Etheridge, born in 1842 near Roanoke Island in North Carolina, died in 1900.’ Tucker said he probably read that date 20 times before it sank in. Richard Etheridge had been dead for nearly 100 years. How was it possible that a dead man had helped Tucker save Mr. Nibbles? Unless Richard was a ghost.” (page
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Also there is a Disney film Hercules which tells the story of Hercules. The movie shows all his achievements and how he came to be. Chapter 9: It’s More Than Just Rain or
Hercules slays the Hydra to the delight of a cheering crowd. The beast has been pummeled to death by a landslide. This seen is familiar to many animated movie fans, but it is not true to the source material. The original myth has been altered to fit a western audience. Despite our western world being heavily influenced by the Greek and Roman society, we have changed the myths of their would to fit the morals of monogamy, heroism, and good vs evil.
One of the strongest mortals was Hercules. Hercules was stronger than most of the gods. Hercules was so strong he was the reason the Olympians won their battle with the Giants. Hercules was said to be Zeus’s last mortal son. Thebes, Greece was where Hercules was born.
Hercules is a greek god myth born of the almighty god Zeus. Hercules had superhuman strength, which he is now most famous for his 12 labors. And even though those 12 labors are the same they are described and done in many different ways. Which means both the graphic novel and film version of Hercules include literacy characteristics of characters, setting, and Denouement; yet both have such differences as well. For an example, in the graphic novel he goes cytopathic and kills his wife and children while in the film he gets married and doesn’t have any kids at all.
Ordinary world The ordinary world is where the Hero's exists before their present story begins, it's their safe place oblivious of the adventures to come. Their everyday life sets the story and when we learn crucial details about our Hero, their true nature, capabilities and outlook on life. The journey begins in ends in the ordinary world. Hercules lives a normal childhood with his “mother” and “father” in a small town, were he is known as the town freak and is use to being shunned for superhuman strength, that causes the town a lot of chaos.
Heroes can range from the well-known Superman to Harriet Tubman during the American Civil War, to the very parents that get you up in the morning. Despite who the hero may be, heroes are said to display selflessness, humility, and integrity. Specifically, epic heroes are expected to also illustrate loyalty and devotion. In the Odyssey by Homer, Odysseus is depicted as the bigger than life epic hero of the epic poem that has had such an overwhelming impact on Western culture. However, his character flaws and the byproduct that are their consequences negate his heroism.
In the book he actually does kill his wife and children because he was under the magic of Hera. The book includes other accomplishments of Hercules’ life when the movie only focuses on this one part in his journey. The book also reveals his attempt at suicide and ultimate death. As previously stated, because the movie must be interesting the writers construct it so that Hercules’ can finally overcome his final deed and be set free from his haunted past when in the original story he dies and gets married for the third time to Hera’s daughter Hebe while in
He was a God and the two servants of Hades, "Pain and Panic," kidnapped him as an infant from his bassinet in order to kill him without being stopped. Little does Hades know they didn't really kill Hercules, they only turned him into a mortal human. In order not to get caught, they leave him,
Mythology is a collection of myths and stories belonging to a particular belief system or cultural tradition. Even though there are a variety of different myths taught around the world, Greek mythologies are more famously known for their fruitful stories and complex relationships. Greek mythologies mostly concern their gods and heroes such as; Hercules, Achilles, Theseus, and Perseus. Of the many Greek heroes, Jason is the most heroic due to the fact that although he is abandoned at a very young age, he is still able to survive, also he proves to Hera the goddess who hated heroes that he is worthy to be favoured by her, and he completes the impossible quest of the Golden Fleece. Jason is born in a very superior family, having a father who is the lawful king of Iolcus.
Also in most journeys of a hero, there will be some sort of call to adventure, or a reason for leaving, which a hero will sometimes deny, and sometimes accept. In the ordinary world, Hercules was stronger than other all the other person and he was called many names. In the call to adventure, Hercules learns that his father is Zeus and that he is
Alberto Gutierrez Dr. Dumans World lit 2/25/16 Two different heroes Every story that we have read has a hero and a lesson the variation of the hero and the lesson are very different from one another. Some heroes might be strong and mighty like Rama In The Ramayana and others are simple and have faith in God like David in the Book of Samuel. Both of these heroes are very different with their physical appearance and culture but are also similar with their heroic qualities and moral values.
Like it can teach people to be vigilant, strong and not to be scared/afraid of anything. This can also make people change their normal way of life. For example nowadays people depend on staying home and taking less risks. But I think the tales of Hercules can change that, like if people stay outside and be strong and takes risks once in a while then there is no problem for the people to be successful in life. Especially, present day warriors/fighters can learn a lot from Hercules and the lesson they can learn is never to be afraid to take risk while fighting.
Though he may be ridiculously unintelligent and emotionally unstable, he had a burning passion for justice and making things right. No matter how many people he had accidently killed, he always made it right by doing more and more good deeds. He was constantly working to become the best man he could. Though he couldn’t think properly, he was a man of his word. Hercules and Theseus both did great deeds, but Hercules just achieved more because of his strength.
Hades the dragon of Hercules. Hades has been trying to destroy Hercules since he was a baby. Hercules has one task which is to become a god and immortal . Hercules virtue is to continue his true love for Meg. Hercules was known as a noble teen in the movie, but a murderer in the Myth.
What are the similarities qualities of an ancient Greek hero and a modern day hero? Well Hercules is the ancient Greek hero that I have picked and my poppie-dad is my modern day hero. Hercules and my dad have a lot of similarities, but there's not that many differences. Hercules and my dad both share many similarities. They both are very courageous.