This means he was technically the bravest because he was the first that he wasn't tough in the first place. “Ok i admit it. I'm not as tough as you guys.” There are tons of things that the main character does to act tough. The main character causally, calmly announces that he is going camping in the palisades. The main character tries to act tough is when he thought that if he went on the bridge first his friends would give up.
He supposes that they are can not work without him, since he is the person who salvages them when they are in threat and the saint who tidies up after their error. Much the same as how a child relies upon the nourishment of their mom, he believes that his group is Subjected to him and useless without his essence . It is as if Odysseus is the grapple that unites his team and the beacon that leads them to the direction of success. Even though , Odysseus neglects to acknowledge his men for all the times his crew battled for him and saved him from evil. When they are paddling past the island of the Sirens, whose music will charm any person to forget his home, “Perimedes and Eurylochus [jumps] up, [loops] more rope around [him], and [pulls] tight”(12.204-05).
One of the main examples of denial is through Brick who denies his sexuality for Maggie, Big Daddy, and himself. He is trying to please everyone in the family through ignoring how he feels, which leads him to drinking his sorrows through liquor. It is not the fact that he does not love Maggie it is that he can not love Maggie due to loss of attraction. He is denying himself for Big Daddy only to not disappoint him because he is the son. He loves Big Daddy and to tell him the news while he is on his death time would leave Brick to the thought of Big Daddy dying in disappointment through his son.
He got sent away from his family battling Troy. He then battled there for 10 years. It was a hard battle then Odysseus finally succeeded and won the war between the two rivaling cities. Back at home, on Ithaca. He left a newborn son named Tellemicus, and a wife named Penelope.
Troy said his items would be on the other side of the fence. The fence symbolized that love and family are kept inside and everything else, bad and hated outside. It takes guts and courage to accept being taken out of one’s family, especially by one’s father. Other teenage boys would have revolted and kept on fighting/arguing but Cory did not, instead, he accepted punishment which
and my father would try" (Wiesel 55). Although many of the prisoners mock Wiesel and his father for marching, the father and son tolerate the ridicule and are aware that they have each other's backs. The father-son relationship here expands as they know that the survival of each other is more important than any sort of humiliation or embarrassment. When Wiesel's father thought that he was going to die, he says, "Here, take this knife…I won't need it anymore. You may find it useful.
Ruled by emotions, our overpowering heart makes us human. For Odysseus, he was ruled by the emotion of arrogance on his journey home after his Trojan War victory. Arrogance is a matter of the mind; the mind deceives humans into thinking that they are greater than the bigger picture of life. By believing himself above the gods, Odysseus spends ten years to reach his wife Penelope and son Telemachus, all while encountering characters of challenge and temptation. In Odysseus’ story, the secondary characters symbolize the traits of human experience, such as greed, lust, love, and hope that will serve to teach Odysseus of his humanity.
They ties into the the theme that people should not be labeled everyone should be able to be themselves because Andy is judged by everyone when he really just wants to be seen as the kind boy he really is. In addition to being judged he tries to get away for the label Royal cause he wants to be himself. “ But he squirmed and fought and twisted until one arm was free and then the other” (Hunter 7). Andy is trying to get away from the jacket at his last breathing moments. He wants to be known as Andy and only that.
He also provides the leadership characteristic with making men follow his every move and really questioning him. Most importantly he almost perfectly follows Joseph Campbell's hero cycle. Odysseus call to adventure is ten years after the trojan war has ended and odysseus is helplessly trapped on Calypso's island, Ogygia. Calypso is madly in love with odysseus and unwilling to let him leave and furthermore Odysseus has no ship or crew to help him get home. As Odysseus dreams of being home with his wife and son they are fighting off suitors who have come to pillage odysseus land and try to marry his wife penelope.
For somebody to tell him ‘No.’ To have somebody lay down the law… give him something solid to stand on’” (Hinton 116). Without their guidance, Bob turned to violence in a desperate attempt for his parents to pay attention to him. On the other hand, friendship is another aspect of culture that further affects people. In The Outsiders, both greasers and Socs have formed negative friend groups called cliques. According to the article “Click or Clique: Positive and Negative Teen Social Groups,” cliques are, “organized around power and popularity” (Hartwell-Walker & Grohol).