Upon Odysseus arrival to Ithaca, Athena hides his identity to help him defeat the suitors. She turns him into a very old beggar to conceal his identity from everyone, most importantly the suitors. Odysseus reveals himself to his son Telemachus, cowherd and the swine herd. The nurse Eurycleia recognizes him because of a scar he got years ago by a boar’s white tusk. Penelope doesn’t recognize Odysseus at first sight because of the disguise.
Beowulf comes to Herot with some of his army and waits in the town hall for Grendel to come. When he shows up, Beowulf and his men attack the monster before its arm is cut off and it eventually dies. Not long after Grendel is killed, his mother comes and continues what he started. Beowulf tells the king that he will find Grendel’s mother and kill her for him. He goes to Grendel’s mothers home and finds her there but not as he had expected.
After losing the battle to see who was more powerful, Susano went on a rampage. He destroyed a temple where rice harvest was held and skinned animals alive. Amaterasu fled into a cave to avoid her brothers’ wrath, leaving the Earth in darkness, where the world started to wither away. Over 800 gods through a celebration for her, into trying to get her to reemerge and with some help, her brother came back and submitted
The Mariner continues explain his journey to the people attending the wedding reception. Crime is an important factor when Mariner begin to kill all of the albatross and wear them around his neck. After Mariner tell the guest at the wedding reception several of them are view disturbed because the albatross is a known bird in the beliefs. Once this was stated it had brought danger towards them and
The themes of self-preservation and respectability are defining characteristics of Faulkner’s fictional town of Jefferson, much to the detriment of Miss Emily and the townspeople. The culture of preservation in Jefferson is a component of the motivation behind Homer Barron’s murder. Homer first meets Miss Emily and they both become increasingly attached to one another, so much so that Miss Emily buys him silver toiletries because she assumes that he will ask her to marry him. However, when it becomes clear to her that he has no intention of marrying at all, she poisons him with rat poison. She murders him because she realizes that if he rejects her affections publicly, she will be accused of being unable to retain a relationship and the town will regard her as
His stubbornness and selfishness overcomes the love he has towards Juliet. His reaction was full of sadness and disappointment because she was his only child. It seemed that he had hope in her for future benefits and felt mostly sad about the wedding than her death.He said “Uncomfortable time, why camest thou now To murder, murder our solemnity?”. This refers to him saying that why couldnt death come another time instead of her wedding day so that he could be happy. He also said, “All things that we ordained festival Turn from their office to black funeral.Our instruments to melancholy bells,Our wedding cheer to a sad burial feast.” This clearly states that he is only worried about the wedding preparations and mentions the wedding several times which shows his attention is more on the wedding than it is on her death.
Trauma can cause avoidance and the lack of love can cause one to seek forever for it. Emily’s upbringing demonstrates an issue of control. Emily fell in love with Hommer Barron her lover that the town assumed abandoned her because he was openly gay. However, when Emily found out that Hommer Barron was attempting to leave she murdered him in order to keep him forever with her. Emily is used to getting everything her way that she resorted to murdering someone in order to get what she wanted.
For example, when Tom gets beaten for the broken sugar pot that he didn’t break, he gets extremely angry. So angry, he considers killing himself, not out of sadness and despair, but out of revenge. He wants to kill himself several times just to make Aunt Polly regret punishing him. He also runs away to be pirates, mainly to see how Betty and the other girls would respond to a big, handsome,
His sister also doesn’t know what she should do because at the moment she is living with her friend, but she doesn’t know if she should go back to her mother. Lastly, his mom is very depressed because she had just lost the two most valuable things in life, her two precious children. Finally, both Jack and his sister, Jenny decide to do the right thing and go apologize to their mother. First, Jenny apologizes for running away and she promises to never do it again. Next, Jack apologizes for running away and for being selfish and greedy because he wanted to keep all the money to himself.
The things we have tried to forget and put behind us would stir again, and that sense of fear, of furtive unrest, struggling at length to blind unreasoning panic-now mercifully stilled, thank God-might in some manner unforeseen become a living companion, as it had been before.” (du Maurier 10). Rebecca’s death causes jealousy amongst Mrs. Danvers and the narrator. Mrs. Danvers is jealous that someone replaced Rebecca, and the narrator is jealous that she is not Rebecca since everyone compares the two wives. Also Rebecca’s death is a complete lie. For months everyone believed that Rebecca drowned to death, but it was a lie.