He killed a lion with his bare hands and feet! There was one thing that made him even scarier, he is a mortal! Hercules was a brave hero. Once something happened in the city of troy that made the Greek god Poseidon very mad. It got him so mad he sent a big sea monster to go attack the ship the princess of Troy!
Rikki-tikki just came from the cobra nest smashing all the eggs to prevent any more snakes from coming into the garden. Nag wanted to end this once and for all. “Let us talk”(19), Nag said. You eat eggs why should I not eat birds. This is why I think nag is a very cruel snake.
This wine was so powerful that one cupful had to have been diluted throughout twenty cupfuls of water (Homer 148-149). Odysseus then, with his men and wine, marched onto the island and went to talk to the Cyclops. He asked for assistance and hospitality, which is a major Greek value. The obstacle was that the Cyclops was not a refined beast; after Odysseus politely requested aid the Cyclops out of a fit of anger ate two of his men. After the Cyclop’s outrageous actions, Odysseus knew he had to formulate a plan to escape the beast’s lair.
He viewed Odysseus and his men as intruders. To show them how angry he is, Polyphemus does this “Then he dismembered them and maid his meal/ gasping and crunching like a mountain lion everything: innards, flesh and marrow bones” (9.195-198). The Cyclops savagely murdered Odysseus’s men. After he is done, Odysseus and his men make a plan to leave. There plan is to get the Cyclops drunk and stab his eye out, so he cannot see and they can escape.
Within days of arriving at the camp Omori, Louie realized his life was about to become worse than he previously thought possible. The Bird had discovered that in his previous life Louie was an olympian and that made him perfect bait. Louie was abused several times by the Bird for no justifiable reason creating an even greater uneasiness in Zamperini’s life. In this passage he describes himself looking for a lion as if he is prey. Lions are considered to be the king of the jungle and Watanabe could be considered king of the camp.
She is infuriated at Zeus and is so jealous that she wants to kill Hercules. In the myth, one night Hera sent two snakes to kill Hercules and his brother, Iphicles. The snakes hovered over the sleeping babies, Iphicles screamed, but Hercules wasn’t phased. He sat up and grabbed the snakes by their throats. Amphitryon rushed to nursery to find hercules holding to dead snakes.
Song uses, “Gouged out by a single sentence like a lion licking every gazelle bone clean.” (Song, 13). Song compares the lion to the people that stole the words from her. A moment in her life when the words from someone else made her empty and feel useless. Words are very powerful. Therefore, it is really crucial to choose them carefully.
Odysseus tells his crew to draw away from the island and his crew is pleading to him to not show signs of hubris to the Cyclops: “ ‘Godsake, Captain! Why bait the beast again? Let him alone!’ ‘That tidal wave he made on the first throw all but beached us! ‘All but stove us in!’ ‘Give him our bearing with your trumpeting, he’ll get the range and lob a boulder.’ ‘Aye he’ll smash our timbers and our heads together!’ I would not heed them in my glorying spirit, but let my anger flare and yelled: ‘Cyclops if ever mortal man inquire how you were put to shame and blinded, tell him Odysseus, raider of cities, took your eye: Laertes’ son, whose home’s on Ithaca!” (Homer lines 449-460). Odysseus is in celebration after he successfully fools Polyphemus and wants to show his cocky side.
He even goes on to say how he looks like, "a long jagged scar that ran across his face; what teeth he had were yellow and rotten; his eyes popped, and he drooled most of the time." Even though Jem has never seen Boo Radley, he's convinced that Boo is this monster-like- person. Not to mention, what happened with Miss Stephanie Crawford, Jem retells the story that Miss Stephanie told him and Scout and says," she woke up in the middle of the night one time and saw him looking straight through the window at her.." Based on what people have said about Boo; Jem, Scout and Dill all believed it. They don’t realize that he's actually a good person because they're so convinced that he's a
In Hamlet, the king is killed during his sleep by Claudius pouring poison in his ear to make it look like a death of natural causes. In The Lion King, Mufasa is killed when ,Scar, threw his paws off the cliff and a stampede of antelope trample his body. In both the film and the play, the sons of the now deceased kings desert the kingdom. The differences with that is in the play Hamlet is sent away by his uncle to Britain to “receive mental health help” but his Uncle Claudius really had secret plans to kill Hamlet. In the movie, The Lion King, Scar scares Simba into leaving the kingdom and never returning, in that case, it can be said that Simba chose to take Scar’s advise and leave on his