In the myth, Achilles was invulnerable in all of his body except for his heel, because when his mother Thetis dipped him in a river Styx, which is the river that forms boundary between the Earth and the Underworld, she held him by one of his heels. According to the “Revenge” theme in the Iliad, avenging for someone or something can be start and end of something
The ship called the Odyssey arrived at Sicily. Odysseus tricked my son into drinking strong wine and therefore drunkening him. Once he was drunk, Odysseus grabbed a wooden steak and stabbed him in the eye. Since Odysseus stabbed my son in his only eye, I created dangerous obstacles on their way back and finally I sunk the Odyssey with massive waves. Once there was a great war between the mortals, this war was called the Trojan war.
Through an introduction of the lineage of the gods, D’aulaires’ shows the length an individual will go to in order to hold power. Even sons killing fathers to gain power. In the book, the titan, Kronos, must slay his father in order to take power. In turn, Kronos’s son, Zeus, kills him to take the throne. He shared power with his relatives, all gods with a purpose and power while watching over the world.
This reflection paper will first address the advantages of using retributive justice approach in three court-cases. Second, it will discuss the disadvantages of using retributive justice approaches by analyzing the three court-cases listed above. Third, it will elaborate on ways that the system could have used restorative justice processes in the cases, as well as present potential outcomes that could have been reached if restoration justice was taken into consideration. First, during lecture three, we talked about the notion of just deserts.
1. List 3 quotes or lines that stuck out to you the most from the article. Give a brief description of each. The first thing that stuck out to me about Rae Pica’s article is that she opens the article up by saying: When writing my Huffington Post piece on children and gun play, I found myself wondering what would happen if everyone understood child development.
Beatrix enters the stage, the belly of the whale, when she finds O-Ren in the garden outside the restaurant and fights and completes her first kill. This can be considered the belly of the whale, because there was no going back for Beatrix after this event. After killing O-Ren she feels as if she must complete her list for the sake of the daughter they took from her. Beatrix comes across a few road of trials. One of the trials was killing the second name on her list, Vernita, while her daughter witnesses it.
The events that follow involves the hyena killing the zebra and orangutan and then being killed itself by the tiger who spends 227 days at sea with Pi Patel. One of the strongest themes in the movie is that of resilience. Surviving a shipwreck that killed his entire family was traumatic enough. To add to that, not only did he see a hyena viciously kill the orangutan he was immensely fond of, but he was also now stuck on a boat in the middle of the Pacific ocean with a tiger that had already tried to attack him.
During on this voyage his ship was struggling at sea when Calypso, a beautiful nymph, saves him and brings him onto her island. While Odysseus is there Calypso seduces him and enslaves him, trying to make him her immortal husband forever, on her island for 7 years. Gilgamesh, a half god, half man tyrant king that ruled over Uruk, and Enkidu, who was a destructive, wild, and a faithful friend fought many enemies together. Then, out of nowhere Enkidu gets very sick therefore dies a little later on, Gilgamesh takes the loss of his best friend very hard and is willing to do anything to get him back. Gilgamesh goes out on his journey to save Enkidu he meets his mentor Siduri, the wine goddess, once Gilgamesh tells her why he is doing all of this she informs him about Utnapishtim.
Also, when the king gives Beowulf the dragon hoard and explains to him how to kill the dragon. Which lead to him later on in the movie that he killed his son which was the dragon that was terrorizing the kingdom. He killed him by ripping out his heart. Like, when he was telling the story of why he lost, but he failed to mention that he had lost because of a mermaid that lures him down into the ocean. That showed that he was tempted by the beautiful
Daedalus leaves Athens and wonders, until he ends up in Crete. King Minos hires Daedalus to build the labyrinth and the minotaur is the guardian of the labyrinth. Daedalus realizes King Minos is holding him as a prisoner. Daedalus figures out a way to escape. Then he makes wings for himself and son, Icarus.
“There is more than one way to burn a book. And the world is full of people running about with lit matches” (Bradbury, 1979, Coda). Molly Guptill Manning would argue that censoring a book is equivalent to burning it to ashes. Manning uses her own book, When Books Went to War, to convey an argument against Title V, an amendment to the 1944 Soldier Voting Bill created by Robert A. Taft that “placed restrictions on amusements distributed to the servicemen, including books, so long as they were provided by the government and made some reference to politics” (Manning, 2014, p. 135). The eighth chapter titled: “Censorship and FDR’s F---th T—m”, chronicles the proposal of Title V, its consequences, and its ultimate elimination.
Imagine, a 22.5 feet long killer whale that weighs 12,000 pounds, slammed and dragged a person in the water who only weighed 125 pounds. The image is gruesome but that’s what happened to SeaWorld trainer Dawn Brancheau. A respected 40 year old who fought hard to stay alive against the largest orca in captivity. Accordingly to witnesses Tili (short for Tilikium), the Orca went wild during the Dine with Shamu Show, then attacked and killed Dawn. The event shocked everyone because Orcas are usually very friendly but Dawn Brancheau was the third victim of Tilikium.
When the nets are dropped to let the rest of the whales go, sometimes there will be injured or even dead whales (Blackfish. Dir. Gabriela Cowperthwaite). John Crowe, a man who was on a whale capturing trip, talked in a documentary about how his crew was instructed to cut open the dead whales, fill them with rocks, and sink them to the bottom of the ocean. Even he admitted that this was horrible and something he wish would have never happened (Sorren,