He cared greatly about his family and wife even though Elizabeth was often distant towards him. In the end of the play, Proctor chooses to die rather than sign his confession, ratting out his friends and ruining his good name in the town. He did this to protect the reputation of his children so they won’t have to grow up with a lying father. Lying went against Protctors’ views and that ideal is prevalent throughout the entire play. It is revealed that as soon as he had an affair with Abigail, he confessed to Elizabeth the next day because of the guilt he was carrying around.
Though he was an enemy of the Trojans, he was still respected by Aeneas, which showed the true extent to which the Trojans valued auctoritas. Evidence for Paragraph II: Dido was also a non-example of pietas because she killed herself after Aeneas left her, even though he had to leave her in order to fulfill the fate assigned to him by the gods. This showed that she didn't respect the will of the gods above her personal will. In contrast, Creusa exemplified pietas because she told Aeneas that he would find a new wife in the new Troy, which would help him fulfill his fate. This showed that she valued the will of the gods above her own self-interest.
Most of his struggles come from when he says that no one helped him in the Trojan War and that he did everything himself. All of these struggles that Odysseus goes through help him realize that the gods help him a lot and it teaches him to be thankful. The fact that Odysseus gets affected by grand events helps him become a better hero by teaching him that he can not do everything on his own and helps him be
On the other hand, you have David Coke. An overall exceptional guy who even though was set on the fact he would die in war "‘It’s absolutely hopeless," (First Encounter with a bandit, 43), was still brave enough to fight. Roald Dahl encounters Miss Trefusis and David Coke at different times and has different ideas on who they are as people. They were different, except for one thing, Roald had said this about Miss Trefusis. "I felt she would come to my rescue at any time" (The Voyage Out, 83) to Roald Miss Trefusis was dependable, he had told us how he believed she would rescue him.
Even though people typically believe that the main hero of Homer’s the Odyssey is Odysseus himself, the true hero of the Odyssey is Penelope. Even though her entire story isn’t told in the epic poem, you can still tell that she went through struggles and trials just as her husband Odysseus did. Along with going through trials, she comes up with witty ideas in order to overcome them. She is very clever, and she also plans long-term. She is loyal to Odysseus and faithfully waits for his return.
The only thing that Luttrell showed power in was his mind. Luttrell may not have showed fighting strength but he was determined to do everything he could to survive. He did not show any signs of hubris or wrath like Beowulf. Marcus Luttrell wanted to give his dead friends and his family hope. His mind gave his body strength to survive whatever was necessary.
There remains a constant battle within Aeneas’s mind concerning his abandonment of the queen to seek out the glory of the gods as fate would allow. However, fate does not allow such desires of the flesh to hinder the success of the overall mission. Fate continues to steer Aeneas’s life down the path chosen by his deities, but the audience can very well see that at the center of this goal driven “” hero is still the heart of a man; one who still acknowledges his own wants, yet accepts that his thoughts and will are second to
Holding them back long enough for Odysseus to return back to Ithaca. As Odysseus loses all his crew throughout the journey, he finally returns home from his long brutal voyage. Penelope and Odysseus finally reconnect after being apart for so long. Thesis statement: Throughout the Odyssey, Penelope proves to Odysseus that she is loyal by not turning against Odysseus, grieving over him, and by never cheating on him with the suitors. _____________________________________________________________________________ BODY PARAGRAPH #1 Transition: Topic Sentence: Penelope is truly loyal to Odysseus because it was not her fault the suitors were forcing her to go against Odysseus.
“Remember that wherever your heart is, there you will find your treasure.” Paulo Coelho. Within The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho, Santiago, the protagonist goes on an adventure with a specific goal, and while this goal may be important, the story reveals the truth of Le Guin's statement that in the end it’s the journey that matters the most. After reading The Alchemist and consulting Campbell's Monomyth, while most may believe that the call to adventure was the most important part of Santiago’s journey, in actuality the initiation was the most important part of Santiago’s journey as it provided many obstacles and lessons for him along his way. The Initiation is the part of a hero’s journey where there will is tested and in Santiago’s case this is the most important part of his journey. As Santiago begins his journey he is faced with a road of trials and these challenges such as; how he would cross the desert or when he got robbed serve to test the hero's will, as doing so would make sure that the hero doesn’t give up and also makes sure that the hero learns a lesson and how the hero overcomes these trials helps
So, he seeks revenge. After Odysseus reveals himself and they start fighting, Telemachus kills a suitor just to save his father. Odysseus loves his family and would fight till the death to save them. In “The Odyssey” written by Homer, it shows how much Odysseus cares about Penelope just to risk his life to be with her. In my essay you learned how I think Odysseus is loyal, trustworthy, strong-hearted, and a hero.