Although Roderigo is misled by Iago’s he still keeps his mental and emotional state normal with little doubt, until the end. Othello puts so much trust into Iago, claiming that he is “full of love and honesty” that he doubts his wife, and everyone that Iago says is suspicious. His mental state gets affected greatly and is even more inclined to believe in Iago, even promoting him to lieutenant. Iago reassures him even more pleading himself to Othello saying “I am your own
In the Odyssey by Homer, one heroic trait that Odysseus shows his preeminence which articulates the Greek cultural value of leading your men to victory. For example, the theme is made apparent when Odysseus visualizes “Bow to stem, trying to put heart into them, standing over every oarsmen, gently” (782, book 12). This shows that Odysseus knows his men can overcome the fear of dying and can save themselves. This is important because Odysseus’ trait is guidance and he strongly portrays that. Another example is when Odysseus, and his men are yet again on the threshold of demise by a whirlpool Heavyweight named Charybdis.
1” the most persuasive technique used is pathos, because it appeals to a man’s care for his family and self-pride. One example where pathos is used as the most persuasive technique in ‘The Crisis No. 1” is when Thomas Paine starts off the pamphlet with the quote “These are the times that try men’s souls. The summer solider and the sunshine patriot will in this crisis, shrink from the service of his country” (Paine 108). The quote is effective
Loyalty is defined as a strong feeling of support or allegiance; both characters, Polonius and Zazu, clearly show this trait throughout the stories. The following passage expresses the loyalty that Polonius shows to Claudius. As Polonius is trying to convince Claudius that Hamlet is crazy because he is in love with Ophelia, Polonius says to the King, “Hath there been such a time-I would fain know/ that-/ That I have positively said,”Tis so.”/ When it proved otherwise?” and the King responds, “Not that I know.” (II.II.159-163). This simply shows Polonius’s desire to please the King and what he is willing to do for his master. As the King’s “yes-man,” Polonius
In the novel “The Odyssey” Homer displays the main character Odysseus with god like qualities which results in him judging others through tone and actions. When the main character Odysseus came from his confrontation with the goddess Circe his group of men are happy and grateful to see him. His men are gathered around him as if they are the sheep and he is the Shepard that guides them through every step of the way. Odysseus is a well respected man who is admired by his men and is like a higher power to due his god like qualities . While odyssey’s crew is stranded without his leadership and advice, they are unsure where to go due to lack of knowledge and no mentor to lead them.
For the unity of brothers to give consent on actually taking part in the actions of being discreet for a large consumption of time is a true illustration of what it means to be Kappa Alpha Psi Inc. Discreet: careful and circumspect in one's speech or actions, especially in order to avoid causing offense or to gain an advantage. The advantage we gain is brotherhood, loyalty, respect and love for another as we becomes brothers over time. I pledge to always to be my brothers’ keepers and to always remain loyal. Taking part in this action of being discreet is a testament that we are all dedicated to the goals of overcoming our overwhelming acts of childishness and foolishness and to becoming a mature, dedicated and a committed human being.
The chorus begins by supporting Oedipus, since they believe that he is the right man to fix the city’s problems, based on his past success. Due to Oedipus’ unpredictable and turbulent behavior, the chorus ultimately begins to question his motives. 3. Tiresias tells Oedipus, “But I say to you, with both of your
This phrase helps the reader understand Phoenix’s relation to Achilles and the care and devotion shown to Achilles, deepening the meaning of Phoenix’s appeal. Through the illustration of this unique ‘father-son’ bond, Homer hopes to make both the reader and Achilles feel impassioned. The address from Phoenix to Achilles demonstrates the importance of care and understanding when attempting to persuade
He continues by saying “as he was/ valiant, I honour him: but, as he was ambitious, I/ slew him (3.2.27-28).” Through these words he shows the people what he is capable of doing and how conflicts must be resolved. In contrast, Antony is trying to make Brutus sound like an imposter and he constantly repeats the phrase “Brutus is an honorable man (3.2.91).” When he uses this phrase in such sentences it slowly starts to sound sarcastic or stretched. “He was my friend, faithful and just to me:/ But Brutus says he was ambitious;/And Brutus is an honourable man (3.2. ).” Antony continues his debate by giving examples of the great treasures Caesar has brought Rome.
Themes in the Novel “For you, a thousand times over” (Hosseini 2). This quote appears in the novel The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini. Hassan tells Amir the quote repeatedly because he is loyal to Amir. Amir tells Sobrah, Hassan’s son, the quote because he is trying to earn his trust. Hassan and Amir work through the themes of, families bring comfort and conflict, defining moments and finding my way, and man’s inhumanity to man.
When Telemachus encounters Menelaus, readers learn more about the heroic status of Odysseus through a set of epic conventions. Menelaus and Telemachus’ exchange in particular gives insight on the epic conventions that are used to praise Odysseus for his heroism. After listening to Telemachus troubles and pleas for help, Menelaus begins his speech with praise for Odysseus through an epithet, calling him a “great captain” (359). By saying this Menelaus shows respect for Odysseus’ leadership and skill. Menelaus continues with an epic simile, which doesn’t contribute much to the plot, but can reveals more about Odysseus’ heroic status.
The importance of the Chorus can again be highlighted in another instance when, as supporters of their new king Creon, they remain by his side throughout the play, supporting his decisions and offering their opinions here and there. We can see this support they provide when Creon tells Haemon to stand by his “father’s ideas in all things”- “So is it right…. quarrel” . They are also seen supporting Creon in the same speech when he condemns the violators of the law and warns Haemon not to “yield to women”. “The mighty words of the proud are paid with mighty blows of fate, and at long last those blows will teach us wisdom”.
It 's the right thing to do, And after all we have endured, we must show The gods that we still have a clean soul, And that we are good people indeed!" Odysseus was truly a man of persuasion And his crew decided to follow him onto the island Where the damsel 's cries became louder and more evident. The men approached her and asked What the significance of her cries were. They were given no response other than silence. She was then questioned once more.
When Odysseus commands his men to go back to sea to voyage, he is a good leader because he is telling his men what to do. He is being a leader by protecting his men from the Ciccone 's army by leaving before reinforcements come. For example, when Odysseus and his men are heading to the sirens Odysseus states “you are to tie me up, tight as a splint” (Homer 1005). Odysseus is an admirable leader when he orders his men to tie him up and do not untie him because he is sacrificing himself for the good of his men. He is a leader when he does this because he lets his men not suffer the sirens while he has to.