Beowulf the heroic poem and movie were both about a warrior. The warrior name was Beowulf, a strong and brave man, who killed demonic things. During the film and text he goes to a city to kill a demon named Grendel not knowing the creature that created him is still living; Grendel’s mother comes back for revenge. In the text Beowulf kills her, but in the movie it is very different; Beowulf and Grendel’s mother create something very evil and stronger than Grendel. The city starts to feel safe again not knowing another demon is among them.
This change of thought and decision making is only natural due to the nature of the Hunger Games. A large giveaway that Katniss is making decisions that benefit her is the fact that was killing people in the arena. An example of this is when a group of “career” tributes (the tributes that have trained for the Hunger Games since they were young) and Peeta chase Katniss into a tree in an attempt to kill her. They decide rather than follow her up, they would wait it out until she had to come down. Instead of crawling down and accepting her fate Katniss notices a nest full of tracker jackers, which are genetically modified wasps with deadly poison, and decides to cut it down onto the group below her.
My heart became heavier as the carriage crept up the vertical track slowly like a lion hunting for it’s prey. Suddenly, it pounced. It was a quick drop, but in that moment I felt epic; my brown long hair stood up while my eyes gleamed with excitement, I knew after this, I had to do it all again. Soon enough, I was hit with loops and I could smell the excitement in the air, I felt overjoyed. Then came the loops these were the best elements of the ride, swirling and swooshing around everybody had their hands up in the air screaming with excitement.
Mr Cunningham says, “ You know what we want Atticus.”. The fact that Mr Cunningham tells Atticus they want to kill Tom shows that Atticus symbolizes a mockingbird because he is risking his life defending him when he could easily let him die. Although, Atticus’s kids ( Jem and Scout Finch ) were attacked by Bob Ewell because Atticus soiled his already lackluster reputation. Jem and Scout were traveling through the woods when they hear a rustle in the bushes, a few moments later Bob comes up behind both of them with a knife. As Jem is struggling with Bob he breaks his arm and gets knocked out.
In the short story “Rikki-tikki-tavi” by Rudyard Kipling, a brave, cunning mongoose fights a wicked and intelligent cobra mother. These two portray the theme of protecting your family at all cost. First of all, Rikki-tikki-tavi portrays many human qualities such as bravery and intelligence. For example,” ‘Well,’ said Rikki, ‘marks or no marks, do you think it is right for you to eat fledglings out of a nest?” (Kipling 8). Rikki is well knowingly standing up to a king cobra while never having experienced fighting snakes.
Westley fights the rodent, with some help from his love, but then the R.O.U.S focuses on Buttercup. The injured Westley wastes no time in defeating the beast with the flame spurt and his sword in order to protect his princess from harm once
The maze is constantly changing and the doors to the maze close at night which leaves the grievers (monsters of the maze) to come out and kill whoever got left behind in the maze. Both Moana and The Maze Runner by James Dashner use characterization to show the key trait of a literary hero is bravery. Both of the movies have examples of the main characters being brave and stepping up to a chance of death to save their friends. Moana finale makes it to the where she has to restore the heart, but she comes across the monster Te Ka. She realizes that she has to restore the heart to Te Ka but Maui tries to stop her, she then tells Maui “Let her come to me” and states “I have crossed
It is in a snakes nature to want to be all powerful or in control. At first the snakes in the garden were just being evil, but after Rikki-Tikki got there, there was purpose behind it. Rikki Tikki killed Karait. After that Nagaina knew he was a threat. Then Nagaina and Nag plotted against Rikki’s life, and Rikki killed Nag.
**** Odysseus had a great life before the gods made him go to war. When the gods were planning to choose whom to go to war they all said, “What about that clever Odysseus?” When Odysseus was just an infant someone put snakes in his crib. Odysseus defeated the snakes, but Odysseus’ father never knew because his father left. Odysseus’ mom had to take care of her son by herself. Once Odysseus got older he started helping his mom around the house and working in the field.
When the debate was coming to an end, people on the colonel’s side, a snake then slithers across Mrs. Wynnes’ foot. After a moment of fear she notifies the native boy. He lures the snake outside using milk. After moments when the snake finally goes outside, the naturalist solves the problem by locking the cobra in the exterior. The author uses the characters in the story to express a message by showing the control that the hostess has at dealing with fear during the occasion.
“Rikki-tikki tavi” by Rudyard kipling Rikki- tikki tavi had a right to be proud of himself because he was going to defeat karit, nag, and nagaina the one who saved his family was a very brave and sneaky. Rikki-tikki tavi has the right to be proud, and brave of himself because he almost died in the flood on the summer day. The fight started by the cobras because they wanted the room so they tried to kill the family. The cobras were also trying to eat the eggs/ babies and Rikki-tikki was trying to stop the cobras from eating the baby eggs. On page 19 the author has Rikki-tikki say about nag “ Nag is dead- is dead -is dead- is dead”.
When Rikki saw the snakes at first he was a little scared, but he knew it’s impossible for any mongoose to be afraid for a period of time. Rikki never met a live cobra before, but his mom gave him dead ones to eat. He said “A mongooses business is not only to eat, but fight snakes too!” Nags wife Darzee tried to strike, but luckily Rikki heard her hissing and
5) In the book Scarlet Letter, the main colors describe so far is brown and red. Brown seemed to be used a lot when it comes to character description, especially Hester Prynne. Brown fits Hester Prynne since it represent sensuality, strength, and maturity which are all traits Hester Prynne seems to have. The color red is also mention a lot as the Scarlet Letter. Red is very fitting for the Scarlet Letter because red symbolizes passion, love, and seduction.
Stating that everyone should “crush with [their] heel the wooly head of [the] black lizard”(373), Buckley draws comparisons between Bigger and a snake--the physical embodiment of evil. When confronted with a great evil, it is humanity’s duty to ensure that said evil dies. Comparing Bigger to a snake creates a sense of urgency among the jury. Allowing a deadly viper to roam free increases the risk of being bitten. Buckley coerces the jury into believing it would be downright sinful to allow such a threat to live.
“That was where the pain came from. That where all the hurt came from, but he will kill them all, he would-” (Stephen King Dust Jacket.) Cujo is a novel about a dog that contracts rabies from a bat-which causes him to massacre innocent people. Cujo makes a statement about people or the world because of how real the situation actually is, when it comes to pets, broken cars, and relationships. The story is about the Trenton family, Vic, Donna, and their six year old son Tad, who go to get their car repaired.