How do you like the beating that we gave you…” (L. 390-392). This piece of evidence has two parts on how Odysseus endangers his men. The outcome of Odysseus’ outburst is a majority of his men dying and being cursed by Cyclops’s father, Poseidon, the God of the Sea. This shows how Odysseus bragging and his arrogance leads his men and him to danger.
However, they were tempted and killed the cow anyway. His crew's actions hurt Odysseus’s journey. Finally, a temptation described in The Odyssey was the proposed killing of Telemachus. When Antonius proposed ambushing him at sea, Amphinomus resisted the temptation and convinced others to do the same. Amphinomus was rewarded for this later in the book, when beggar Odysseus warned him of the impending slaughter.
It killed his beloved Elizabeth, and that sparked Victor’s desire for revenge which then became the authority over him. He tried to inform the authorities of his creation but they just scoffed at him which grew his desire for revenge. Victor said, “My revenge is of no moment to you; yet, while I allow it to be a vice, I confess that it is the devouring and only passion of my soul” (148). Victor then made it his only goal in life to track down his creation and punish it for what it has done. He decided to follow the creation to the north toward the ocean, and he purchased a sled and dogs to chase it.
Like a monopoly, their greed made their illegal sales into a death race. I think that the passage of the Volstead Act and the ruling in the Scopes trial did represent genuine triumphs for traditional values. During the Scopes trial people were fighting for their religious beliefs because a biology teacher tried to teach his student the theory of evolution. Since the theory of evolution was completely against their traditional values, the process of the Scopes trial was justifiable.
Ruby Mendoza 11-14-16 So far in the Odyssey Odysseus seems to be the most dangerous character for a couple of reasons. In book nine of the Odyssey Odysseus refuses to leave the Cyclopes Island out of curiosity. He said and I quote “ I wished to see the caveman, what he has to offer “. Staying on the island proves to be a mistake for many of his men were eaten by the cyclop. Odysseus sacrificed many of his men just to see this “ caveman”.
Herman Melville can be considered one of the most important writers of the American Romance. His masterpiece, Moby Dick, tells the reader the story of Ishmael, an isolated sailor whose only escape is the sea, his one and only consolation. Ishmael joins the Pequod, a whaling ship captained by Ahab, an obscure and sick old sea wolf obsessed with the haunting of Moby Dick, a white sperm whale which ripped his leg out, leaving in his mind a deep revenge desire. In this paper I illustrate the description of the captain Ahab’s inhumanity and cruelty, as well as Ishmael’s desire of being in contact with the sea, seen as a way of escaping from the world he lives in. Captain Ahab’s inhumanity is described along the story, letting the reader discover Ahab’s reasons of his cruelty.
The Scarlett Letter, written by Nathaniel Hawthorne, is a novel about Hester committing adultery while married to Roger Chillingworth and shows how Roger goes crazy and tries to punish Arthur Dimmesdale for committing adultery with Hester. Moby Dick, written by Herman Melville, is about Captain Ahab obsessing over this white whale called Moby Dick who took Ahab’s leg off in the past and Ahab is putting the whole crew’s lives in danger going after this whale. Roger Chillingworth and Captain Ahab are both evil minded characters with many similarities. Roger Chillingworth is the way he is because of the things that have happened in his life over the past couple of years. Hester, which is his wife, commits adultery with Arthur Dimmesdale.
In the novella, The Pearl, by John Steinbeck, the main character is an Indian man named Kino who lives in a small village by the sea. He and his race are poor and oppressed, one day Kino is pearl diving and finds the pearl of the world. He challenges society and refuses to become cheated out of getting wealth from it. He has good intentions; However, his materialistic obsession leads to the death of loved ones and chaos in the community and within his family. One of the morals of this story is that materialism and greed left unchecked can lead to immoral and violent behavior.
Evidently Antonio’s wish was to have Prospero and his daughter killed however they were saved by Gonzalo a trustful councilor who set them up for a prosperous life on the island. It becomes clear that the violence in this play caused by Prospero was brought upon him and is therefore influenced by his brother’s treatment towards him, again we see that the need for power overpowers the love between the two brothers and later leads to a series of psychological torture for other
Throughout his voyage, Poseidon delayed him of returning home by providing strong storm on the sea which caused the ship to destroy. Poseidon did not only delay his homecoming, but made him face different dangers and also saved him from the Trojan war. Zeus was the king of the gods who intervenes in dispute between gods and also men. He also has the power to make other gods do what he pleases. In his role in odyssey, he sent Hermes to order calypso to release Odysseus to return to Ithaca.
They use footage from different sources, showing trainers in the pool with the orcas and on the background a 911 call plays while these scenes are shown. Here Blackfish is raising the audience’s tension to believe that was the moment of that trainer’s demise. Various former SeaWorld trainers are then interviewed, and say the incidents with the trainers happened due to the aggressive behavior of the whales trying to harm the trainers. Dr. Dave Duffus also states that these attacks were a cause of the rigorous training the whales go through, making them aggressive towards the trainers. On SeaWorld’s response they state that these events were accidents, and that the cause of death was not due to the whales, but because of the trainers’ negligence.
The decision making, process in accepting the money in ‘’The Devil & Tom Walker’’ is important in the story. The devil and Tom are the most important ones in the story. In the beginning of the story the greed of the kidd the pirate had brought him a deal that involved with death with no use for the money that the devil was to protect. Tom Walker therefore stumbles upon the devil, in the form of ‘’Old scratch’’ who makes him an offer that he couldn’t refuse to do. Tom had to give up his soul for the treasures of Kidd the pirate.
Further illustration of the novel shows that Stubb desires the cook to finish his sermon with an invocation so that he can finish his meal. Downy's sermon closes with an immediate revile upon his higher-positioning persecutor: "Cussed fellow-critters! Kick up de damnest row as ever you can; fill your dam' bellies 'till dey bust--and den die" (Melville 346). In the last endeavor at boosting his sense of self to the detriment of the cook, Stubb orders Fleece to bow to him as he is being expelled. He does as such, yet Melville gives him the section's last words, as the concoct entireties the hidden truth of this scene: "I'm bressed if he ain't more of shark dan Massa Shark hisself" ( Melville 348).