During that night, Odysseus and his soldiers came out of the wooden horse and attacked the city while everyone was asleep which enraged the gods. While Odysseus is trying to reach home, he encounters a human-eating Cyclopes, traveling to the Land of the Dead, finding out his mother died, and finally returning home to Ithaca but later discovered the suitors are attempting to overthrow his kingdom. Odysseus, when compared to Elon Musk, proves to be a hero through his cleverness, conflict with grief, and lessons he learned when dealing with difficulties, one must not give up and try again. Odysseus ' cleverness demonstrates that he is a hero when compared to Elon Musk. In the beginning of the story, Polyphemus imprisoned Odysseus and his men, wanting to escape the cave, Odysseus drew his "sharp sword from [his] hip/" desiring "to stab him/" then "sudden fear [linger him]: if [he] killed him/...[they]
Immediately after Clerval informs Victor that his brother William passes away, which is later revealed to be the work of the monster, A storm begins to brew. Victor states that “the thunder burst with a terrific crash over my head... vivid flashes of lightning dazzled my eyes, illuminating the lake, making it appear like a vast sheet of fire” (Shelley, 84). Lightning flashes before Victor’s eyes as a reminder from Zeus of his wrong doings. Shelley uses a simile comparing the lake the lake to fire, which draws a connection to the story of Prometheus the man that went too far giving fire to man. Similarly a single paragraph after Justine’s death is revealed to Victor by Elizabeth through letter, there is a lightning storm.
According to the Liberty Bell, a Philadelphia Public Ledger talked about the crack announcing, “The Independence Bell rang its last clear note on Monday in honor of Washington’s birthday and now hangs in the great city steeple irreparably cracked and dumb. It had been cracked before but was set in order of that day by having the edges of the fracture filled so as not to vibrate against each other...It gave out clear notes and loud, and appeared to be in excellent condition until noon.” The publication was announced on February 26,1848. According to nps, the bell was recast by two local metal workers, John Pass and John Stow. The first recast, the old bell was broken up and melted down to add more copper. The second crack caused even a deeper crack then the first one.
1. “The Successes and Failures of Chancellorsville” is very detailed in its story about the war. The shooting starts and then some of the men start not listening to orders and begin doing their own thing. Then the shooting is over, and the soldiers finally reach their destinations. In “The Red Badge of Courage” speaks of a young soldier who gets ready for battle upon the command.
All over the world, brutal attacks are destroying entire cities. Oz watches the escalating events with an increasing sense of dread. When he witnesses a lion ambush in Africa, the enormity of the impending violence becomes terrifyingly clear. He knows he has to
“Always be a good girl, and I will look down from heaven and watch over you.” (Page 1) The Disney Cinderella was released on February 15th, 1950 but the tale told by The Grimm Brothers is a different twist on the Disney classic movie; instead of a fairy godmother and sweet, little mice running around, The Grimm Brothers wrote about a tree growing on Cinderellas mothers’ grave and with the help of tiny birds, every wish Cinderella makes comes true. The violent version of Cinderella by the Grimm Brother explains the struggle she faced trying to get away from her stepsisters but also keeping her humble and kind side looking for true love. As Cinderellas’ mother is bed sicken and preparing for death, the last words to her daughter were “Always be a good girl, and I will
Terrie Hutchinson is chosen to be stoned, and Mr. Summers informs the village to start throwing stones: “All right, folks… Let’s finish quickly” (7). Mr. Summers wants the stoning to happen quickly, so the citizens do not have to think about their wrongful actions. The citizens subconsciously realize randomly murdering an innocent person is wrong, but they have to participate in the lottery. When the stoning happens swiftly, the citizens do not have enough time to process the fact that they are randomly murdering one of their own villagers. In order to protect the villagers from analyzing the horrible results of the lottery and worrying about their wrongful actions later in the day, Mr. Summers tells them to throw the stones
As more and more people joined it became more and more aggressive and vicious. This portrays this idea that mob mentality is negatively shown in literature. In chapter 15 of To Kill a Mockingbird, a mob of people went to Tom Robinson’s house to lynch him but Scout separated Mr. Cunningham, the leader of
The bomb lit up the street with people on strike running for their lives. Eight radical labor activists were charged in connection to the bombing, even with a lack of evidence. The strike had a horrific impact on the labor union and caused it to lose its power. As the Knights of Labor declines, the American Federation of Labor rose to power. Samuel Gompers, American Labor Union leader, led the American Federation of Labor.
William’s grandma is antagonist to Socks, because Socks wrapped her best wig, and she hate kitten or cat. And also, she thinks he will bite the baby. The events unfolds as Socks came to the family. The Brickers saw Socks and they bought him. At first, Socks was loved and cutey to the family.