In the Lord of the Flies, Jack is immoral for his poor choices making him a dangerous threat to the other survivors. Before the hunters are about to leave for the hunt, they decide to make masks. Jack creates his mask and puts it on. According to Golding, “[Jack] looked in astonishment, no longer at himself but at an awesome stranger. He spilt the water and leapt to his feet, laughing excitedly” (63).
Odysseus must brave a sea filled with treacherous monsters who want to kill him and put himself in danger several times. When he and his crew came upon Polyphemus’ cave he didn’t back down he fought for his men. Odysseus even devised a plan he got the cyclops drunk and was able to blind him and told him his name was “nobody”. Odysseus blinded him he cried out saying that nobody blinded him When the other giants came to his rescue they thought that a god had attacked him. Odysseus and him men then escaped the cave by tying themselves to the sheep.
Beowulf is about how the Danes built a great mead hall to gather and Grendel came and ruined it, killing a lot of the Danes in the process. Beowulf accepts Hrothgar's favor to fight Grendel, and Beowulf goes off and boasts about his accomplishments. He fights Grendel and wins! Towards the end, Beowulf dies due to a dragon bite. Grendel does not deserve sympathy because he invaded the Mead Hall, killed humans, and was irredeemable.
Roger showed it in small ways, such as knocking over percival and Johnny’s sand castle. Roger later on becomes even more evil when Jack and the hunters trap a pig, and Roger tortures the sow. Roger shows no remorse. He later pushes the boulder on Piggy and causes Piggy to die. Roger became more and more evil, showing no remorse for his evil
Bilbo fits that description more and more as the story progresses by risking his life to help his friends, the dwarves. When trying to get through Gollum, Bilbo doesn’t just use his cleverness, but also bravery when he agrees to play the riddle game with Gollum even though the rules were that,“If Gollum asks, and Bilbo doesn’t answer, he gets eaten, but if Bilbo asks, and Gollum gets it wrong, he has to show Bilbo the way out”(p.74). This is brave because he is willing to die if he doesn’t get a riddle right. Bilbo deals with Smaug in a brave way when he goes to visit him. Bilbo has no way of being safe, even with the invisible ring because Smaug has, “a great sense of smell, and can sleep with one eye open,”(222).
she cried, and the other two looked where she pointed and also saw only a grey coyote. They sat down again by their fire and paid Coyote no more attention”. This shows how the coyote can trick the fire deities and plan his attack to steal the fire and prove not only to the people, but to the fire deities that such a character would go a long way to help regular ordinary people. This evidence shows
In Herot, Hrothgar and his warriors spend their time singing and celebrating. Grendel, a troll-like monster and the descendant of Cain, was enraged by people in Herot, attacks Herot, and killed and devoured many of Hrothgar’s warriors. Beowulf heard of Hrothgar’s troubles and left his homeland to assist Hrothgar. Tarzan, also known as John Clayton, was the protagonist of the
The dwarf screaming to everyone about how the king and the ministers were in reality. How much they discriminated them because of his disabilities. They all started begging for their lives confessing they were bad people and to let them go. The hop-frog then seeked revenge by burning everyone to death. Hop-frog and Trippetta then disappeared into the night to never be seen leaving the kingdom with the great revenge he
He takes a trip to Pandora with hopes of negotiating the Navi to relocate their home in order for the humans to access the valuable minerals underneath their deep-rooted home tree. Jake falling in love with Neytiri in Pandora results in him failing to complete the mission and aides the Navi, causing an ongoing war between the humans and the Navi. James Cameron uses personification, anaphora, and emotional appeal to show the re-occurring theme of the Navi’s true humanity. As Neytiri saves Jake in Pandora, she kills one of the wolves saying “Forgive me, my brother… May your spirit run with the Great Mother” (Cameron). Personification is being showed in this scene to
First, Odysseus and his men are trapped in the cave of Polyphemos, the Cyclops and son of Poseidon. The only way to escape is by having the Cyclops move the gigantic stone out of the doorway. Odysseus decides to trick Polyphemos into doing so. He gets Polyphemos very drunk, so he is oblivious to what Odysseus is doing. When the Cyclops is asleep, Odysseus drew out the very caustic and scorching hot wood stake he carved earlier.