The Patriot, directed by Roland Emmerich for Centropolis Entertainment, Columbia Pictures, and SONY Pictures Entertainment, is a stirring account of a little-known campaign of a war that has been largely ignored by Hollywood. It tells the story of Benjamin Martin (Mel Gibson), a South Carolina planter and widower with seven children. His horrific experiences in the French and Indian War make him unwilling to take up arms against the British when South Carolina votes for independence in 1776, though his eldest son, Gabriel (Heath Ledger), joins the Continental army. Martin is forced to take sides when the war literally comes into his front yard and British troops harm his family and burn his home. He assumes command of the local militia and
His family are loyalist and his father disapproves of him joining the rebels. Their dad kicks Sam out and he joins the army. Sam took their dads gun to fight with. Tim, His dad, and his mother are left to run to the tavern that their family owns. The war continues on and supplies become scarce.Sam had come back to town and was staying in one of their neighbors houses.
The most significant change from the book to the film was that in the book Dally was shot and died before he hit the ground while in the movie he looks up at Pony still alive and says his name, and this is significant because it adds more emotion to the scene causing Pony to be more upset with what all has happened. In the book, Johnny had just did and since Dally was like a big brother to johnny, he couldn't take it. He ran out of the hospital without a word. Later on he calls Darry from a payphone explaining that he was running from the cops for attempted robbery of a grocery store and was heading for the park. When he was after a while, the cops shot him under a street light and was dead before he hit the ground.
Simba runs away, thinking it was his fault for his father’s death. Many years later, as an adult, Simba returns home and fights Scar for the throne. After the long and intense battle, Scar dies by falling off of a cliff and being eaten by the hyenas. Simba accepts his title as King of the Pride Lands when he roars in the thunderstorm on Pride Rock. In this movie, Simba’s main goal is to claim his title as King of the Pride Lands.
"Call this a govment! why, just look at it and see what it's like. Here's the law a-standing ready to take a man's son away from him—a man's own son, which he has had all the trouble and all the anxiety and all the expense of raising. Yes, just as that man has got that son raised at last, and ready to go to work and begin to do suthin' for HIM and give him a rest, the law up and goes for him. And they call THAT govment!” After a couple of month kidnapping Huck and forcing to live in the woods with him, Huck’s father, Pap, one day gets extremely drunk and decides to denounce the government for their laws and its measurement of providing equality for the African American.
at the beginning of the act, Tamora, the captive of the Goths, delivers this speech :"". Because she and her sons are captured by Titus Andronicus, Titus wants to sacrifice Tamora's oldest son as a memorial to Titus' 21 sons who died during the war. She talks to Titus Andronicus solely to convince him to not slaughter her first born son and have mercy on her. In the sense that Titus has fought the brutal war for ten years and are in the hatred of 21 dead sons, Titus killed Tamora's son no matter how she begs him. However, despite the death of Tamora's son, Tamora's speech successfully moves Titus and makes him have sympathy by the logical flaw from the beginning to the end, the use of rhetorical devices, and ethos appeals.
They had four children, the two brothers fought to become the king but both died in battle. Antigone killed herself and her fiance, Haimon, tried to kill his dad, Creon. Haimon died by accidentally stabbing himself. Creon was the last person in the family alive and the play foreshadows his suicide due to the loss of his family. In the play, there is an epic hero.
Odysseus did not want to go war because his son, Telemachus, was just born but he went anyways. Odysseus’s abyss occurred when he sees the prophecy and saw that his mom died and everyone was still grieving. In The Odyssey there were many initiations but the most significant one was, when Odysseus and his men find the cyclops and they are not able to escape. To enable the men to escape Odysseus gets the cyclops drunk, then stabs him in the eye, and then escapes riding on the bottom of the sheep. Finally his return was when Odysseus returns to Ithica he finds that other men are trying to take over his throne.
The Creighton’s had so many people they knew and loved in war. Two biological sons, and adopted son, and their children’s schoolmaster that their daughter was in love with, to be exact. In this story, so much goes on that messes up their family. Two sons go to fight for the Union, along with their schoolmaster, and one goes to fight with the Confederates. Their father, Matt, had something like a stroke or heart attack, and is not allowed to work anymore.
After Marial was killed by a lion Salva was devastated because Marial was like the only family that Salva had. However after this event Salva would never leave his uncle’s side and his uncle was like his bodyguard, since he was the only family that Salva knew he’d ever see again. But Uncle Jewiir was killed by Rebels Salva had to move on without him. The text states, “As Salva watched, one of the men aimed his gun at Uncle. Three shots ran out.