Benvolio does not want to get into a fight. When he says “Put up thy sword” he is saying that the Montagues and Capulets should put away their swords. When he says “Or manage it to part these men with me” he is saying that The Montagues and Capulets do not know what they are getting themselves into. On the other hand Benvolio is naive. When Romeo, Tybalt, and Mercutio get in a fight at the end of the play it is a prime example of how Benvolio’s naivety.
Alexander the Great is a villain because he murdered and tortured innocent people and took over civilizations against their free will. Alexander the Great is a villain because he murdered and tortured innocent people. Alexander has killed people because he wanted to be known as great, but heroes do not kill innocent people, they save them. When Alexander was taking over the world, the places he conquered he tortured people that did not listen to him. According to History for kids, “King Philip was murdered by a
Gods and mortals fought a brutal war for what they thought was right and to get back at past evils. The actions inspired by vengeance and justice in Homer’s Iliad shows how detrimental the effects can be on others. The Justice seeked by warlike Menelaus causes pain and suffering to many on all sides of the war. Paris by abducting Helen hurt Menelaus’s pride, “Menelaus had in mind taking revenge on the man who’d injured him” (Homer, Iliad 3. 26-27).
The antagonist, Grendel is essential for the whole poem because if he had not perform a violence such as killing thirty men in the beginning of the story, there would be no need for Beowulf to come to Herot and battle with the monsters. Furthermore, if Beowulf didn’t had killed the evil Grendel, he would not be able to reach Grendel’s mother to kill her. Overall, without all these terrifying violence, the poem would be incomplete and Beowulf would not be able to provide peace and justice to the
THE AFFECT OF RAGE IN THE ILIAD Anger is a common theme in society, and was also prevalent in the time of the Greeks. In Homers book The Iliad, anger plays an important role, creating the book that has a lot if drama and warfare. We will learn how the anger of the people and of the gods in the Iliad affect all of mythology. Achilles was a happy man he was going to be married to an extremely honored lady named Hellen, but Paris a prince of the Trojans kidnaped her away to his land. Achilles was so furious that he decided to attempt to get into a war and his rage started a succession of events that shaped mythology.
Sophocles’ magnum opus Oedipus Rex details the story of a gallant king who falls from grace because of fate. The King of Thebes’ curiosity leads him down a blurry path between madness and sanity. He was a prideful and a figuratively blind man, and his pride was his metaphorical limp. Oedipus’ life and inevitable downfall, causes intense pity from the audience. Oedipus is a tragic hero because how the audience perceives him.
Violence is a common and reoccurring pattern in Greek literature. Famous and honored Greek heroes all share a common characteristic: they are brutal and murderous. Within Homer’s The Iliad and The Odyssey these are the types of heros that attain kleos and honor. In Greek culture, the best way for a hero to get kleos and honor were through acts of violence. Achilleus attains kleos through his violent acts towards the last books of The Iliad.
After Tybalt found out Montagues were at this party he wanted to start a huge brawl even though the king of Verona strictly told them he didn’t want any more fights. [The king had said “Rebellious subjects, enemies to peace,Profaners of this neighbour-stained steel Will they not hear? What, ho! You men, you beasts That
Counter to theirs, to stamp out these accursed people with my sword” (IX 162-163). This shows that he weeps about not getting what he wants, because they are getting the glory. He hates the Trojans for the fact that they do a better job than he does at defeating people. Turnus does not show that he cares for his troops and that is something that Aeneas does. While they are in a meeting discussing the Trojans and Turnus and one of Turnus’ men stands up, Drances, and he says to him: “Turnus surrender to king and country their due rights!
The violence, though it takes place off stage, is described as being very gory and murderous. Macbeth is a very skilled warrior and begins to take pleasure in killing people. Violence begins to completely consume the thoughts and actions of Macbeth. After killing Duncan, Macbeth realizes what he has done as he sees the blood scattered against his robes. He has become king and now will not be usurped of his power, at least not without a fight.
Walter never wanted to kill emilio and Krazy-8 but he did it out of self defense since they pulled guns out on jesse and walter and they had to do something about it. when jesse and walter lock Krazy-8 in the basement they flip a coin to see who kills him and walter does not want to kill the man but he knows if he doesn 't that krazy-8 will probably come back and kill walter and his family so it 's a life or death situation for him so he needed to make a decision but he almost let him go if Krazy-8 wouldn 't have had a knife he probably would have been free to go but since he wanted to try and kill walter he had to end Krazy-8’s life. his moral choices and decisions were a hardship for him so some of his choices were overall evil and he tries to make the right decisions but he does what really has to be done in order to keep him and his