As the protagonist, he does not manifest the entirety of a stereotypical hero because Odysseus has a fatal flaw—his arrogance. Fortunately, his wisdom progresses over his journey, showing his growth as a character. This change can be referred to as “Eagle Wings,” composes books IX, XII, XVII that highlight contrasting sides of Odysseus's self-restraint, and especially his development throughout the epic. The beginning of The Odyssey portrays Odysseus as a daring yet careless man. His pride leads to certain downfalls on his journey home.
The poison curdled old Hamlet’s blood and caused sores all over his body. The rumours spread around was that he was bite by a poisonous snake. Fratricide is shown from old Hamlet killing his brother Claudius. Homicide Ophelia’s father, Polonius, is murdered from Hamlet, Hamlet had no intention on killing Polonius he thought it Claudius was the one behind the tapestry spying on Gertrude. Gertrude called Hamlet to her chamber to talk about how he offended his stepfather, Claudius.
The literal symbolism of poison being poured in someone’s ear is the fact that it is poison must mean that lies are being told. In this case Hamlet lied about his madness and it also led to the death of many of the characters including Hamlet himself. So ultimately words, like poison, can kill and in this case many died. The symbolic symbolism for poison in ears is stated when the Ghost and Hamlet meet and talk about how the Ghost has died, which also sounds like an allusion to the story of Adam and Eve. In Act 1 Scene 5 the Ghost says,“Tis given out, sleeping in my orchard, A serpent stung me.
Odysseus and his men are very rude and show negative hospitality as guest by eating Polythemus’ cheese and then later on stabbing him in the eye while he was sleeping. “Polythemus came awake with a roar, tore the spike from his eye and began groping for us in his blindness (mythweb.com).” Although Polythemus does not give Odysseus and his men hospitality and does not allow them to leave his home, Odysses is not showing positive hospitality as a guest. Circe, Polythemus, and Odysseus show negative hospitality
The first summer when Dill came to Maycomb, Jem and Scout gave him a rundown of the town and it terror “Boo was about six-and-a-half feet tall, judging from his tracks; he dined on raw squirrels and any cats he could catch, that’s why his hands were bloodstained—if you ate an animal raw, you could never wash the blood off. There was a long jagged scar that ran across his face; what teeth he had were yellow and rotten; his eyes popped, and he drooled most of the time” (Lee 16). The dehumanization of Boo Radley sickens the readers, and gives them a malicious notion towards Boo Radley. “He was still leaning against the wall. He had been leaning against the wall when I came into the room, his arms folded across his chest.
A person who represents evil is someone like Grendel because he shows different acts by killing innocent people for food. One night while everyone was drunk sleeping, Grendel came and snatched up thirty people, smashed them in their beds, ran out with their bloody bodies. A person who represents evil is someone like Grendel because he shows different acts by killing innocent people for food. One night while everyone was drunk sleeping, Grendel came and snatched up thirty people, smashed them in their beds, ran out with their bloody bodies. Grendel was only killing for him he was being selfish and was harming others for no reason.
Here he met Friar Alberigo and Branca d’Oria and also discovered the terrible power of Ptolomea. “‘I am Friar Alberigo,’ he answered therefore, “the same who called for the fruits from the bad garden. Here I am given dates for figs full store.’”(pg.274) Friar Alberigo got into an argument with his brother, he pretend to let it go. He invited his brother and his nephew to a banquet and murdered them. Because his crime were so great, his soul were forced into Hell before his time and demons occupied his body.
Atticus is told of this and very disappointed because they could have got a retrial. Life continues in Maycomb county and Bob had been doing strange things and is up to no good. One night Jem and Scout are out and about when somebody attacks them. Boo Radley comes to their rescue and stabbed their attacker(Bob) with his own knife. When Atticus and Heck Tate are figuring everything out Atticus thinks Jem stabbed Bob, Heck says, “There is a black boy dead for no reason, and the man responsible for it’s dead” (Lee 369).
Later on in the book after Meursault 's mother has been dead, Meursault was not having a good day the sun was draining him from energy, he wasn 't feeling good when Meursault saw the Arab. The Arab pulled out a knife on Meursault, the sun blinnded Meursault from the reflection off of the Arabs knifes. Meursault pullrd out his gun and shot the Arab, “Then I fired four more times at the motionless body...” (pg.59) Meursault shows an act of evilness here because when Meursault shot the Arab he killed him on the first shot, but Meursault shot the Arab four more times and that was evil because there was no need to shoot the Arab that many more times because he the Arab was dead after the
The same goes for Tom Robinson. After the accusation of rape, Tom was a seen as an evil beast. Bob Ewell thinks that Tom is an animal who abused and violated his daughter. The sad part is that in the end Boo Radley is forced to kill Bob Ewell to save Scouts and Jems lives, while Tom Robinson is killed. This book tells a story of 2 “mockingbirds” that got killed through Scout’s