And how Nea deals with this events. This story is written with the immature and unreliable 12-year old perspective. These two sisters have grown together all through their life’s, creating a strong bound, and the fact that her family and a “old guy” is taking away her sister is something she can’t stand. In the end Nea believes that she is saving Sourdi from Mr.Chhay and her mother. However what Nea does not understand in all her youth and idealism , is that sourdi does not want to be saved: She willfully accepts her fate and her marriage to Mr.Chhay because she finds financial stability and a secure future.
The Undeserving Loyalty From Odysseus’ Crew There are many times when loyalty is misplaced or present when it should be absent. In the book, The Odyssey, by Homer, the protagonist, Odysseus, is making his way home after fighting in the Trojan war with his faithful comrades. Along the way, he meets danger, death, and divine beings. As he struggles to make his way home with his crew, he finds out that his wife is being courted by suitors and his son has lost most control over his home. In order to then make it home, Odysseus relies on the loyalty of his crew to him, but it is deserved?
Ulysses is the hero in the Odyssey for the trojan war. He lead his men through many enemies and dangers they faced on their trip home such as the six headed monster, Jupiter’s storm, and Neptune’s huge wave. Ulysses also has more to his family than just his wife; he has a son, Telemachus. When Ulysses left for war, his son was young and vulnerable, but now he’s much older and tries to settle Ithaca the best he can, now that his father is gone. He must get home for his family.
Aaron Stowe tried to restore his country and people to their former glory, Aengus searched for a glimmering girl whom he wished to be his companion forever, and Sam McGee wished to be cremated to abscond the cold in the wintry Klondike that he fears more than death. Do these people have much in common in terms of their lives? No, but they all three have one mission; to complete deeds to appease themselves and/or others. Aaron Stowe had a mission to restore his country back to its former glory. “(Aaron) He’d make Quill better than Artime,” (McMann 47) Aaron, an ambitious student seeks to restore his country and jump over obstacles such as being kicked out of his country’s university due to tricking the leader to do wage war on his brother’s realm, whose country goes exactly against their ideals such as having imagination, independence, and individuality .
He would have never chosen to stay based on the information he had because he thought that Polybus and Merope were his real parents. This shows the cause and effect that determinism runs on because when his parents decided to lie to him, that led him to the decision to runaway. He would have never made any other decision based on the information he had. Although Oedipus thought that he was making his own free choice, he wasn’t because his decision was directly in response to his adopted parents actions to lie. This is why his actions were not free will but
To avoid his men going against him, “Odysseus does not tell his men of Circe’s last prophecy-that he will be the only survivor of their long journey,” (Homer 716-719). Odysseus’s dishonesty admitted that lying can get you to progress to where you want to be. To get his men motivated, Odysseus did not tell his crew that only he will survive the journey. Instead, Odysseus lied by getting their hopes up of returning home, when in the end he knows that they will not make it back. In order to achieve his objective, he did this to avoid losing everything but to obtain the significant help of his men.
Charlotte didn 't know what she would need to stay safe from because that Zachariah never described it clearly to her so she didn 't trust him about needing the dirk. Later she even wanted to throw it overboard! If Charlotte had truly known who she should trust, (Zachariah and not Captain Jaggery) it would have saved her a lot of trouble like being seen with the dirk and later being accused of owning the dirk and killing Mr. Hollybrass. All in all, if Charlotte had known who to trust she would have known that Zachariah could be trusted and that it was Captain Jaggery who was untrustworthy. A few chapters later the author once
This pride of his is what got him and his men into their situation in the first place. It is obvious in the book and the movie that everything that happened could have been prevented if Odysseus would not have tried to take all the credit for the defeat of the Trojans. During the movie and the book Odysseus’s arrogance, ego, and pride get in the way of him and his men getting home. If it weren't for him they could have all made it home to Ithaca instead of just Odysseus by himself twenty years after he first left
And in Other words Oedipus did not know what was waiting for him at the other side of the gate and what he had done was brilliant but it lead to fatal consequences later on. To recap Oedipus has solved the riddle based on his view of the riddle, but did not know that the sphinx riddle meant that it will happen to him. The Second part of the riddle ‘ Walks on two feet’ is