The theme of perseverance is one that stretches across the wide spectrum of genres when it comes to literature and film. Romance, horror, adventure, even cartoons/graphic novels all contain the element of heroic perseverance over blockades restricting the tale’s equilibrium. In The Odyssey we see Odysseus must overcome a tremendous amount of trials to make it home to his wife and son. The quantity of trials that Odysseus must face would be far too much for a normal man, but not heroic Odysseus. He battles and outsmarts a host of fiends including Polyphemus, the sirens, Scylla and Charybdis (twice), and even the underworld itself.
When Bilbo faced the spiders he used his sword to save himself and the dwarves. He ended up killing the spiders. But, it was necessary for him to kill the spiders because they were attacking him and the dwarves. Bilbo gained his Took side using this sword. His Took side is his more adventurous side.
The idea of a hero has changed dramatically throughout time. As traumatic and trying experiences have occurred, and societies ideas of ways the earth works have changed, the definition of a hero have changed with it. While the classical hero was one that slew dragons, evil beings, terrors, and had superhuman abilities, the modern hero has evolved to be one who puts others before themselves and could be any ordinary person. Classical heroes are beings with superhuman abilities who complete the hero 's journey; fulfilling a mission by slaying terrors and evidently returning home to become celebrated and awarded for their immeasurable deeds and acts of bravery. A classical hero is special because they are the ONLY PERSON who could complete their journey.
This central goal is only achievable by the help from Brom, a mysterious storyteller, Murtagh, a man who saves Eragon multiple times, and Saphira, his dragon which begins the journey, who accompany Eragon on his journey for revenge. The first and most important person in the early stages of the story who helps Eragon is Brom. Brom is the storyteller of his town who accompanies Eragon on the journey. Brom teaches him many things about magic, history of the land, and other important information. Without this information, Eragon would have not been able to survive since much of this information is meant to stop Eragon from rushing into danger without caution.
He can't perceive how anything he can accomplish for whatever remains of his life can present to him any joy or fulfillment. Macbeth took fate into his hands and killed the king so he could become king since the witches told him he will be king. This characterizes Macbeth as one who will do whatever it takes to achieve what he wants. Lady Macbeth (18) assuages Macbeth’s pain by conciliating him and telling him that he did the right thing. Macbeth is now (19) enthralled that he is king but something is still lingering in his head.
Both walk in the same path of power; princes of their countries. Both experience the same dilemmas; uncles who come to be in control of the throne by means that are not acceptable. Hamlet has the nagging feeling of revenge that is carried with him throughout the entire story and ultimately leads to his clashing at the end. However, Fortinbras has the feeling of want and cannot wait to be king. Towards the beginning, Fortinbras army almost started a war to claim land back that was rightfully theirs, but since he wasn’t the king yet, more or less, he got his hands slapped.
They battle to the death. “Yet Some men say in many parts of England that King Arthur is not dead, but carried by the will of the Lord Jesus to another place”(195). King Arthur and Sir Lancelot both died in their own honor. Battling till death is one of the codes of Chivalry during this
Throughout his path he faced many robbers but Theseus is a brave warrior and was able to kill them all. He then reached Athens, where his father is king. Theseus did not find peace and happiness as he expected, the reason being that the city was “in confusion, the citizens were at civil war among themselves” (pg. 210). As well as, his father’s wide, Medea, who is a sorceress, and knew Theseus, was coming.
But the different thing between two of them is that Scar asks for a mercy before he is murdered, while Macbeth faces with the death without bending his head down. Malcolm from 'Macbeth ' is another one who has the same outstanding characteristic as Simba in 'The Lion King '. Because of being a son of the king, they are appointed to replace their father 's position and be a king in the future. Later, both Malcolm and Simba also have to flee from hometown after the death of their father. Furthermore, they return to the birthland to revenge the traitor, although both of them do not kill him with their hands.
Once upon a time, on a generic swords and magic fantasy world named Klishay, there was a kingdom that faced a great danger. That danger? Their king was an idiot. The Idiot King (whose birth name has been lost to history) impulsively invaded the neighboring demon kingdom... and promptly lost half his army. Fortunately, the Demon King was unwilling to turn his kingdom into a police state by conquering hostile lands, and so he returned his attention to his extensive infrastructure projects and his reform of his kingdom’s justice system.