Telemachus would always be safe and would be able to live his dreams. He says " and your dreams, my Telemachus, are blameless." In the end Odysseus has become very hopeless of his arrival home. He was become weary because he has been away at sea for such a long time. Also, what I think Brodsky is trying to say about human nature of war is that: War is not meaningful because if you can't remember why you were at war, or who lost or whom won than it's not important.
He kept looking for his family and believed he could find them. When Uncle died, Salva was still determined to reach the refugee camp, and when he did he was still determined to find his family. Without Uncle, the group’s attitude changed, and they grumbled about him being too young and small, and nobody shared food with him, so he had to beg for scraps, which were given grudgingly. Under all of his sadness, Salva felt stronger and kept going. Third, in America, he was determined to help the people of South Sudan - “Salva worked for hours and days, which grew into weeks and months”, (pg 108).
Not only does war affect the companions of those lost, but it much more directly affects families. After the Trojan War, Odysseus shipwrecks on Kalypso's island, and lives far away from his family, without any contact. The loss of Odysseus bears a lot of weight on his loved ones. Telemachus “...inherit[s] trouble and pain…” (Homer, 9) from the loss of his father. Odysseus’ absence leaves Telemachus empty and without one of his parents needed to guide him through life.
It’s not my nature to shrink from battle, cringe in fear with the fighting spirit still steady in my chest” (6.279-82). Thersites breaks the martial code when he suggests that he and his fellow soldiers sail home and leave the war behind them. Odysseus reacts not only to the man’s irreverence, but also to his gutlessness. The martial code is important to not only the Achaens, but to the Trojans as well. Aeneas, captain of the Trojans tells one of his soldiers in battler “[n]o talk of turning for home!
Milo is a very lonesome boy who thinks everything is a waste of time: “It seems to me that almost everything is a waste of time.”(Juster 9). That all changes when his curiosity gets the best of him when he found out how Rhyme and Reason got banished. He goes out on a quest to bring back Rhyme and Reason, but he does not do it alone. Beside him throughout the whole entire story is his two friends he makes during the book Tock and the Humbug. Tock is a big watchdog that keeps track of time in the Doldrums, and he patrols around the Doldrums to keep them from wasting any time: “He’s always sniffing around to see that nobody wastes time.”(Juster 28).
The alliterative structure combined with Hamlet’s cutting cries all add to his “weary” feeling, exhausted by “all the uses of this world” (133-134). Hamlet’s world is shaken, and his view on life has been altered as well. His depression is so great that he has thought of suicide, a huge cultural sin, as he knows. Hamlet’s thoughtfulness is also conveyed, taking six lines to delve into his emotions.
The cliche describes a man, George, who attempts to bring reality to his dreams, but constantly debates whether or not he should leave his only source of companionship for his ambitions. Since the first introduction, George is witnessed to feel remorseful after howling at Lennie several times,clearly indicating that he cares about him. Secondly, George recognizes the consequences of traveling the land alone and indirectly thanks Lennie for their friendship. At last, even when George faced the ultimate sight of his friend, he hesitantly carried out the deed as a favor to end Lennie’s suffering. In the end, every novel, every work of literature has a basic cliche at the roots.
While on a voyage Walton’s ship gets stuck where he then get lonely and longs for a friend. Soon after Victor appears and they become friends and share stories with each other. Victor tells him everything and Walton listens. Finally, after Victor dies Walton sees the monster and conversates with him. This is weird because Walton only sees him after Victor dies even though the monster had existed the whole time but was just never seen which doesn’t make sense for the simple fact that throughout the story Victor saw the monster .
Equally as important, imagery is a technique that’s consistently present in Romeo and Juliet. “The dashing rocks thy seasick weary bark!” This is said by Romeo in act 5, scene 3, line 118. Romeo is distraught over the death of Juliet, this imagery evokes the tragic image of a weary boat intentionally destroyed by a desperate captain. This is the result of the progression of the two lovers, they loved each other in a desperate and passionate way. This imagery connects the intense grief he described on 37 to 39, act 5, scene 3.
Which is ironic cause all the man wants is to know why the raven is there, what he wants and when he will leave, but also when he will feel better and not be sad anymore. The very last line of the poem gives us the answer which is “Nevermore” (102). The narrator demands that the raven leaves his house, but time and time again all the bird says is “nevermore” which angers this man, which is
Sledge says he stills has nightmares about "the bloody, muddy month of May on Okinawa." He mentions to us about the filth that they struggled with and how he is puzzled that everyone always forgets to mention that part, because filth and fear went hand in hand. Eugene also tells us about his friendships and bonds that the Marines create together. The strengths of this article was Sledgehammer’s was the proof that he provided. He did not have to go around remember all the events off of his recollection, he wrote everything that happened down in his pocket sized New Testament.
Before he leaves though, he "yell[s] at the top of [his] goddam voice, 'Sleep tight, ya morons ' " (68)! Although it is a shame, any reader can see that Holden seems to have nothing going right or in a positive way all because of his negative attitude. Therefore, this attitude leads him to almost care about nothing. Though Holden may seem to be a lost cause because of his negative attitude, he thankfully has an epiphany that changes his view towards the world because he realizes that people have to grow up. When Holden visits his younger sister, Phoebe, he is happy to see her, but when they begin talking their conversation turns negative.
He didn’t care if the cowboys thought he was too young. He would work hard, and stay out of the way. He was done with that little town, its sad people, and all the sorrow that had plagued his life. He relished the idea of being free. He could do nothing about the aching pain of how his dad died…in a self imposed sleep from too much of the sleeping salts, and a fallen candle that set off the fire.
The majority of his perspectives on life and society originated from the hatred that he felt towards his parents; he opposed all that they wanted for him. In the event that Chris would have forgiven them, he likely would 've came back home. At the end of the film, when he is dying slowly, Chris realizes that “Happiness is only real when shared.” (Into the Wild). This is the most important quote of the movie because his entire journey was to find his happiness and discover himself. Looking back from the beginning of the trip when he meets many interesting strangers who helped him to friends he made along the way.
With his dreams in keen sight, he holds them with such a tight grip because he knows how easy it is too loose track of the joys life brings. There are a couple instances in his life he freely opened up about when I asked him, “Have you ever thought about killing yourself”? There was a huge emotional drop in the interview when prompted this question, however the comfortability of a two-year close relationship kept it on track. It’s very sad to say but he cited many times where he felt the thoughts were too much. He said that “I never once acted on them because I’m not the coward my father was.” He didn’t enjoy the emotions following his words because he has moved past that time in his life and wants to forget about it.