Hades wanted Meg to destroy Hercules even though she had true feelings for him.Hades the dragon of Hercules. Hades has been trying to destroy Hercules since he was a baby. Hercules has one task which is to become a god and immortal . Hercules virtue is to continue his true love for Meg. Hercules was known as a noble teen in the movie, but a murderer in the Myth.
The hero archetypes that the two stories would share is the ‘Prodigy’ -- the hero theme being the ‘Underdog’ -- and lastly for the plot type being the ‘Quest’. To start, the hero archetypes in the movie -- and the original story would be both the ‘Misfit’ and the ‘Prodigy’. In the movie “Percy Jackson: The Lightning Thief”, the main character Percy Jackson, son of Poseidon -- had things such as ADHD and dyslexia, and in camp Half-Blood Annabeth and many other of the people in the camp had their doubts about Percy, especially of the idea about Percy defeating Hades. (Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief) In the story “Danaus, Perseus, and The Gorgon” -- when Perseus’ mother Danae is taken ‘hostage’ by the evil king of the island that they were sent to, Perseus is sent on a quest in order to kill Medusa. The king of that island would’ve never expected Perseus to win against Medusa, therefore he sent him on the quest -- so Perseus would never return.
After the death of Eupeithes, Odysseus and Telemachus charge into battle planning to attack the rest of the angry mob, but Athena stops them and forces them to make peace. (Book 24) Athena probably realized that if Odysseus and Telemachus had killed off all the noble families in one day a civil war would breakout within Ithaca. On the other hand, Athena was also protecting Odysseus and Telemachus who found themselves outnumbered once
Shakespeare’s Macbeth exhibits the intriguing themes and concepts of violence and power. The play is based around the central character Macbeths and his miscalculation whilst attempting to gain power and to be king of Scotland. The theme of violence permeates the play and all the characters use violence to their own gains. The obsession of power can lead to the downfall of many characters. Though these themes, the characters of Macbeth are driven to the point of destruction.
Hector is shown to be devoted to this war between the Trojans and Greeks, and shows this when he refuses wine from his mother Hecuba when he first returns to Priam’s palace, telling her that it will only make him weak, and that instead she should go to the temple of Athena and pray that she pity Troy and its people (Book VI, 11. 275-88, pg. 249). Returning back home and making his way to his brother Paris’ house, Hector is completely ready to chastise him, showing his anger towards him as needed for not being out there and fighting in the war he himself caused (VI, 11. 342-47, pg.
Macduff and Malcolm go to war against Macbeth eager for revenge. Macduff, vengeful for his family’s death cuts off Macbeths head, and Malcom takes his rightful place as king. Macbeth’s Ambition and Greed resulted in his downfall. Constantly wanting more, Macbeth allowed his blind ambition to dictate what actions he took to obtain being king and staying king. Ambition and Greed is clearly outlined in the tragedy “Macbeth” from Duncan, Banquo, and
For Beowulf, the news of Grendel is hard to ignore, so he comes to Heorot to kill Grendel. Foster, an expert on all things literature says, “... Someone tells our protagonist, our hero, who need not look very heroic, to go somewhere and do something” (Foster 3). As soon as Beowulf hears about the thirty men that Grendel killed and the abandoned mead hall, he makes it his mission to kill the evil monster. This fight between Beowulf and Grendel is a hand to hand battle, showing the pure,brute strength of Beowulf.
Further in the text, it slowly becomes more clear that oedipus’s flaw is his own pride. Oedipus’s pride can be seen when he learned from the oracle of delphi. That he will kill his father and marry his mother. He runs in a desperate attempt to defy fate and the gods, but nobody can just run from their fate. As the story progresses his fate becomes reality when he learns everything towards the end of the play.
Prince Prospero created the masquerade to try to evade disease. The red death entered the masquerade and killed not only the prince, but everyone. Poe makes this comparison to effectively show the inevitability of death. Prince Prospero’s obsession with avoiding death caused him to seal all entrances from disease. The obsession distorted his mind into unknowingly finding himself with the red
Hector's end is so tragic because he holds so much shame because of his brash decision for the Trojans to stay outside their walls the previous night. Once he meets up with Achilles and tries to reach some sort or compromise, when he realizes that won't work he just flees searching for an an escape, all while his family is watching; by doing this he losing all of his pride, his dignity. He is searing so desperately for some way to escape his fate, he soon must face his mistakes and his battle, he knows that he must face Achilles in battle, and he
Getting to end of the story Macbeth has done everything to stay in power killing from killing the king framing the guards to killing his best friends and from their macbeth send people to macduff’s kingdom to kill his family. On quote for Macbeth final plays for saving his kingdom and making his final stand is when he is Macduff’s army is invading Macbeth trying to kill him Macbeth had no choice of killing Siward (V.ii.). This proves Macbeth has finally lost his cool know killing anyone in his way to try to stay in high power. Another good reason is because Macbeth doesn’t want to lose to Macduff and trying to get to him. Macbeth last quote or stand in the story is when make goes on into the war and goes ham and tries to protect his reputation, but later on meets up with Maduff and fight to the death.
For example, gods were very angry at Gilgamesh with his friend Engidu because they killed “the king of the bull-of-heaven” (10). The gods then decided to kill Engidu as revenge because they were mad at him (10). Another lesson learnt also is the existence of death in the society. For example, Engidu died and his friend Gilgamesh was afraid that he might die too (11). He ran away across the sea to avoid death, but he later realized that death is inevitable and no one can evade it (11).
However, his fear of Macduff’s knowledge pushes him to kill Macduff’s whole family, which only increases Macduff’s hatred for Macbeth, which leads to his downfall. However, Macbeth believes too much about the witches’ prophecies, even though the Malcolm’s troops are coming to fight against him, he still declares “The mind I sway by and the heart I bear/Shall never sag with doubt nor shake with fear/(5.3.9-10)”. Macbeth’s overconfidence is controlling all his thoughts, so he does not fear anything which leads to his down fall. When Macduff with fight Macbethin his castle, and Macbeth still says “I bear a charmed life, which must not yield,/ To one of woman born. (5.8.15-16)” Macbeth believes that he is unbeatable even by Macduff.
This is in stark contrast to his earlier remarks in Book Eighteen when he said, “I for one, I’ll never run from his grim assault, I’ll stand up to the man” (18.357-358). Hector’s cowardliness overwhelms him in his paramount battle with Achilles. He attempts to take a stand against Achilles, but envisions that he is no match, and is overcome by his emotions and retreats from battle. Throughout the Trojan army, moments of cowardliness take over the Trojans when they are going to engage in a fight. This demonstrates how the Trojans, while noble, may lose that nobility in battle as their emotion of fear overcomes
Although he 's tried everything that he can to go against the prophecy, by trying to avoid it he ran right into the prophecy. He has killed Laius and married Jocasta. Unknowingly, he and his mother, Jocasta had been fulfilling the prophecy. Oedipus had been ashamed of fulfilling the prophecy, so he gouged his eyes so he could not see the faces of those who looked down on him. In the play Oedipus The King, Oedipus ran from his destiny, blinded by truth.