They sprang apart. Half of Pityocamptes hung from one tree, half from the other. Vultures screamed with joy” (153). Theseus willingly and knowingly murdered Corynetes, Pityocamptes, and Scion. He took the law into his own hands and was the judge and jury when he decided to take all three monster’s’ lives.
Furthermore, after Rainsford had found a huge dead tree leaning against a smaller living one, he got to work with his knife and hid behind a log after he completed his task. Connell then reveals, “His foot touched the protruding bough that was the trigger…. the general sensed his danger and leaped back with a agility of an ape. But he was not quite quick enough….“‘Rainsford,’ called the general….‘Not many men know how to make a Malay mancatcher’” (Connell). The malay mancatcher is a trap made from a dead tree leaning against a living one.
War’s outcome is fatalities of many people. This is typically due to conflict from two opposing parties, resulting in murders. In like manner, Boll weevil is murderous as he murders Cecil by stabbing him in the chest, due to the fact that Cecil does not give him the money that Cecil owes (108). It is apparent in this quote that Boll weevil is murderous: “Then without let up, there came a rush of lively blows followed by a loud scream, a heavy thud on the floor and a scurrying of feet towards the door” (106). This quote shows that Boll weevil is capable of shooting someone (Cecil), therefore making him murderous, similarily to war.
Nag is a very mean snake in the story “Rikki-tikki-tavi” by Rudyard Kipling. Nag, who wants to rule his own very garden, and he is willing to kill anything that stands in his way. Nag teams up with his friend Nagaina to kill his enemy Rikki-tikki-tavi, but will he succeed? Nag proves himself to be very dangerous, bloodthirsty, and cruel snake. First, Nag makes “a horrid sound” (18) sending Rikki-tikki soaring backwards through the air two feet.
The harpies feed off of the trees, which in turn causes the souls pain. Dante breaks a stick off one of the trees and hears screaming. Dante writes: “The Harpies, feeding on the foliage, create Pain, and an outlet for pain as well. We too shall come like the rest, each one to get His cast-off-body—but not for us to dwell Within again, for justice must forbid Having what one has robbed oneself of.”
He rushes in with his axe. Billy gets knocked to the ground, the lion is about to pounce. This example shows billy is determined to kill or injure the mountain lion. Secondly Billy is determined when he was hunting for coons. His grandpa tells him he just needs to build a scarecrow that will trick the raccoon into staying in the tree
The nimbled bird, breaking away upon the uttered word , flew high into the treetop on the spot (350-353, p.109)” This is another irony because there was no way Chanticleer could escape from the fox, but Chanticleer tricked fox by flattering him like what the fox did it to him. Chaucer use of irony and paradox to illustrate the weakness of humanity. In the Pardoner’s tale, the Pardoner tells a story about the three drunk rioters trying to kill this killer called “Death”. In their way to the Death, the three rioters met a poor, old man who cannot die. They accused the poor, old man to be the spy of Death and demanded Death’s location.
It’s lower two arms have shovels for hands that it uses to dig while its upper two wield a greatsword and battle ax. Vesculent saw the beloved king and knew killing him would spite Beowulf, killer of his kin. So that is exactly what he did, he lunged from the bushes, and sliced Higlac across the abdomen. Vesculent’s sword was so sharp, that it split Higlac right in half, so the dreaded beast took his lower half as a snack for its trip home. Closer to dawn, a guard spotted the gory scene and immediately ran to The Court of Champions to tell Beowulf of the tragedy that took place.
Tucker takes a lot of pride in his tree and is very protective of it. His friend Anvil goes into Tucker’s tree and takes and eats all of his apples. This causes Tucker to get really angry and fight Anvil. Out of sheer madness and anger, Tucker plans to lure Anvil into the barn and kill him by getting him to stand in the middle of a white circle where a very sharp pitchfork waits for him. Anvil is weary of what Tucker is trying to get him to do, but he ends up caving in and standing in the center of a white circle in which the pitchfork waits for him from above.
In the episode, “The Cyclops,” Odysseus and some of his strongest men chop down a six-foot olive tree and sharpened the tip of it with a piece of coal. After honing the tip enough, Odysseus chose some men to help him complete the task at hand. Blinding the drunken Cyclops. “Lugging it near the Cyclops as more than natural force nerved them; straight forward they sprinted, lifted it, and rammed it deep in his crater eye” (11). The outcome was that the Cyclops couldn’t see and tried to go after those who dared to hurt the Cyclops, son of Poseidon.
Swords clashed, blood was shed, and arrows flew through the air like an enormous flock of birds. One by one, Tigris’s men dropped to the ground. Tigris looked around him and was baffled by what he saw as this had never happened to him. “Get up!” he shouted at them. “Remove the arrows and keep fighting!” A Persian soldier snuck behind Tigris with a sword high above his head.
Standing on top of the cliff, it is Roger who feels powerful. This is Golding 's way of alluding to civil wars because the boys are fighting and killing each other on the same island and in civil wars citizens between the same country fight. Golding wants to show how people become so furious with one another, they begin to kill one another. In conclusion, Golding uses many symbolic objects in specific places throughout his novel. Three of those is the scar in the jungle, the mask worn by Jack near the pool, and the rock that is used to kill Piggy near the cliff.
Odysseus, the main character, is a great example of a leader, even if the word would not have been around at the time to describe him. On one venture, Odysseus and his crew ended up trapped in a cyclops’ cave. Formerly having eaten several of Odysseus’s men, the Cyclops planned on finishing the rest of them, and saving Odysseus for last. The remaining crew plan on impaling the Cyclops’ eye, and beforehand had sharpened a tree to a point, where Odysseus narrates, “Now, by the gods, I drove my big hand spike deep in the embers, charring it again, and cheered my men on with battle talk to keep their courage up: no quitting now. ...
After a while Once-ler goes back and chops down all the trees in the forest. He later then builds a factory and pollutes the air and does the normal harm a factory does. Once he started making money and producing his “Thneeds”, he couldn’t stop. The trees almost went extinct because he chopped down every last one. Luckily they