They had four children, the two brothers fought to become the king but both died in battle. Antigone killed herself and her fiance, Haimon, tried to kill his dad, Creon. Haimon died by accidentally stabbing himself. Creon was the last person in the family alive and the play foreshadows his suicide due to the loss of his family. In the play, there is an epic hero.
He killed his family and quite a few harmless townspeople because he went insane, because why else would you kill harmless people? Ronald Gene Simmons was born in Chicago, Illinois on July 15th, 1940, to Loretta and William Simmons. Ronald’s father passed away on January 31st, 1943, just five months and a few days prior to his son's third birthday. His mother married not to long after to a man named William D. Griffen, who was a civil engineer for the U.S
There was a short time between Cindy and the next two victims, Rosalind Thorpe (24) and Alice Liu (23). Both Alice and Rosalind picked up from UC Santa Cruz and shot not far from the campus on February 5, 1973. It was between these killings in February and April that Ed decided that he had to stop this killing cycle, but he said that he had to kill his mother in order to make it end (Interview 1984). On April 20, 1973, Ed killed his mother by beating her with a claw hammer while she slept in her own bed. The next day, April 21st, he invited his mother's best friend over to the house he shared with this mother and killed her by
Telemachus’ epic Journey to manhood “Telemachus, now to remember your coming of age. Years your trust was open as the doors of your house…” (Hughes 1960). Homer’s The Odyssey is a Greek epic poem that predominantly uncovers the heroic journey of Odysseus in his struggle to return to Ithaca from the Trojan War. He has been gone for nearly twenty years, and his absence has stirred up much trouble for the survival of his kingdom. We are brought to the distinct knowledge that Odysseus was a highly esteemed character amongst his people, but it is mostly through his son, Telemachus’ coming of age and the journey which he embarks on that we learn of this.
OJ then retired in 1979 after a legendary football career. Simpson was then also accepted into the hall of fame in 1985. OJ also divorced his first wife in 1979, and his second wife in 1992. Two years later Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman were both found stabbed to death outside of their condominium on June 12th 1994. After evidence was revealed OJ Simpson was suspected of the Murder, but he pleaded “Absolutely, Positively,100%, not guilty”(para)(O.J.
Yet, a notable person who overcame these obstacles and made the most out of his experiences was Malcolm X. He made a dramatic change not only in American history but in African American rights. From the beginning of Malcolm X’s life he saw the injustices in the country of America, he was only a kid innocent to the world around him. His father was supposedly killed in a car accident, but Malcolm and his family believe that he was murdered by the Black Legion, which was a group of white racist. Even worse the officials claimed that his father had committed suicide, which prevented his family from inheriting the life insurance money.
Booth is the only man of the plot who succeeded. The details are well known to every American school kid. He shot Lincoln in the back of the head with a .44 caliber Derringer, percussion-cap pistol, during a performance of “Our American Cousin,” at Ford’s Theater in Washington D. C. He then leaped to the stage, breaking his left fibula, shouted, “Sic semper tyrannis!” and may have shouted, “The South is avenged!” Most importantly, Lincoln’s assassination reminded humanity that when a war ends, the animosity between sides may not, and usually does not. To win a war, therefore, regardless of whether it should be fought, or which side is the good side does not put an end to the human capacity to hate. Thus, no victory will ever be the last.
Hamilton’s personality consisted of wanting to be a hero, and wanting to prove himself worthy of respect. These attributes led him to want to make an impact and build a respectable reputation in early America. He was mentored under George Washington during the revolutionary war and was a major contributor to the writing and development of the Constitution. He was also one of the authors of the Federalists papers and wanted
He saw a young suicide bomber, no older than 12 years old, blow himself up in efforts to kill the American soldiers in that area. Josh was hit in the head with powerful debris which caused him to need to be sent back home. I remember seeing him at my grandparents’ wedding, and he was antisocial, quiet, and overall, not the Josh everyone knew and loved. Even after being involved in a traumatizing experience like that, he is a lucky one. There are people who have experienced far worse and who have faced death to protect their country.
Have you ever experienced conquering the world? One man did. In his youth, educated by Aristotle (a famous Greek philosopher), and taught by Leonidas II (a great general) to ride a horse and fight. Also, the inheritor of his father’s ,King Philip II of Macedon, massive army that he would use to conquer the known ancient world. Alexander achieve a feat as great as they say it to be, he would defeat the ever growing mighty Persian empire.
I 'm going to be talking about Martin Luther King Jr. He said his big "I have a dream" speech and guess what happened?! HE GOT SHOT, just because of his speech, that’s not right because they didn’t want him to stand up for himself and stand up for the black and white kids. A lot of people were not happy that someone killed him after he said that speech. He had his "I had a dream in August 28 1963, so that was a long time ago and a lot of people still remember that speech and still remember him.
He Married to Jacquclin Kennedy with four kids for ten lovey years before Kennedy was assassinate on November 22, 1963; On his way to deliver a speech to the people of Texas, told by The Official Government Version of the warren commission report. This is JFK, a president betrayed. Kennedy was shot by a lone gun man by the name of Lee Harvey Oswald shot and killed president John F. Kennedy. On this day we lost a true American hero, from his quotes that our still used today to the
Martin Luther King Jr was assassinated at the Lorraine Hotel in Memphis Tennessee on April 4, 1968. His killer was a fugitive named James Earl Ray. Rosa Louise Parks was born on February 4, 1913. She was a civil rights activist. She was a hero to African Americans around the world.