His self-centered and arrogant character sets him where he shall not be, yet his loyalty is what brings him to peace and resolution. There are several circumstances in the novel in which Odysseus causes both harm and harmony, however, no matter the circumstance; Odysseus continuously validates the qualities of intelligence, loyalty, and bravery and that is what makes him a heroic figure. A significant trait that an epic hero must encounter is intelligence and cleverness. Although Odysseus’s self-centered character may lead him to wrong decision making, his intelligence never failed to help get out of the mistaken decision. Due to Odysseus’s unnecessary curiosity, he got him and his crew dangerously imprisoned inside the cave of the Cyclops.
Tybalt does not see things peaceful like Benvolio. He prefers violence over peace and pretends to be judge, jury, and executioner for the Capulets. Tybalt’s pride in his name causes much violence and the deaths of many characters. The houses’ pride in their names affects everyone around them but they are too caught up in their own feud to care. An example of the effect the feud has on others is Mercutio.
As time went on he realized he needed to stand up for the other men on the ward. He did not like how they were being treated by the powerful, controlling Nurse Ratched and they weren’t doing anything about it. He knew he was the only one who was strong enough to stand up to her and try to change things. He then made it his mission to take down Nurse Ratched for the sake of the whole ward. A fatal flaw that leads to the downfall of a tragic hero is specifically called hamartia.
In his diary entry, Steve uses the word ‘real’ because he wants people to see the non-superficial side of him. Steve desires people to not ask him or see him, but look into his heart. His wording shows that he doesn’t know who he is and therefore believes he is a Monster as Ms. Petrocelli calls him. He accepts people’s judgments as his self-truth. Even though, he, himself, accepts the worst he still wants people to perceive him as a good person, especially his mom.
Jack isn’t taking into account the fact that Ralph is a rational leader and simply thinks of himself, which is selfish and arrogant. Jack, much like the id, strives to take control and overpower those around him, taking any means necessary to achieve what he wants. “Ralph made a step forward and Jack smacked Piggy’s head.” (Golding 71). Jack’s violent encounter with Piggy was unnecessary and cruel, only proving that he is an impulsive and violent character who craves to be in control, getting upset when something doesn’t go his way. Ralph maintains that Jack is powerful and intimidating, frequently neglecting the rules in order to satisfy his own
… Am I to be thought the only criminal when all human kind sinned against me?” (Ch.8) and without the acceptance he yearned for, he became bitter and resentful, acting out ruthlessly. The monster was completely misunderstood and at no stage a welcome guest. In spite of his benevolent and kind spirit, he was beaten up and even shot at. No one was willing to attempt to understand him except for Agathe who was blind, but even that was short lived as Felix was quick to attack the creature. Although labelled as a horrifying monster, nothing but his exterior fit this description, until he was discriminated by society.
The first stanza in the poem ‘If’ to me is about self-control, to try to keep a clear head and do not become harsh when people speak against you, and to not act better than other people. In life, it gets hard sometimes to keep your cool, even when you’ve had enough, but what you do next describes who you really are. Atticus is a well-respected man, he gets the most respect in the town of Maycomb. He doesn’t get respect just because he is a lawyer, he gets respect because he is honest and kind to one another. In the book To Kill A Mockingbird, this quote shows that Atticus is very humble and thankful.
Atticus seemed to have had a lot of power because he was known as a great lawyer but even he knows there was no way of him winning the case. “Atticus said, “I just wanted to make sure, Judge,” and the judge smiled”(Lee 224). In the courtroom Atticus’s points and the way he was cross-examining created an illusion that made him seem as if he was going to win. This was also noticed by the judge as she smiled at him. The citizens with the color of white skin mind’s were corrupted.
Beorn has no love for dwarves, but because of the story Gandalf told him, he provided the group a place to stay. The trust between Gandalf and Beorn was made solid when Beorn went to check if they were telling the truth in their story. He says, "It was a good story, that of yours, but I like it still better now I am sure it is true" (Tolkien 123). Beorn had to trust that the company would be courteous and good guests. There was also the chance that one of them could be untrustworthy and try to hurt him.
Because of his lack of human appearance, society making something bad awake inside him rejects the monster. He started to take revenge of his creator by killing the people of the town and the ones that he loved. All of this would have been different if victor would have pay attention to the monster. To have a successful invention one must have responsibility and take care of