When the identity of the horseman was revealed, my first reaction was surprised because I realize that Druse kills his own father and I understood why every kinds of war are destructive for family relationships. I realize also the significance of the duty for a soldier because if Druse didn’t kill his father, he can be considered as a criminal. 9. What do you think the author’s messages are concerning “duty”, “family” and “war”? in this short story, the author would like to denounce firstly the war and the conditions of leaving that known soldiers.
He begins not by attacking Brutus or the conspirators, but by praising Caesar. His move gives him a greater common ground with the crowd. He provides many examples to prove that Caesar wasn’t ambitious like “I thrice presented him a kingly crown which he did thrice refuse.” Antony continues that Caesar sympathized and felt for the poor: “When that the poor have cried, Caesar hath wept. Mark Antony manipulates the crowd so that his beliefs become theirs. Antony is ultimately the better orator because of his understanding of the
In addition to that, Odysseus is less merciful to others who have wronged him while Harry Potter, though he has suffered much, shows great mercy. Odysseus as soon as he comes home tells his son, “ I came to this wild place, directed by Athena, so that we might lay plans to kill our enemies” ( Homer 1080-1082). Odysseus had such vengeance on his mind that he would start planning as soon as he had come home, yet it seemed that he would spare not one of them, no matter how great or little their involvement. Harry Potter, on the other hand, could have hunted down the rest of Voldemort’s followers, but he left them alone to look for forgiveness and what is right. Finally, Odysseus was a great fighter known for his bow and arrow skills while Harry Potter was just a wizard.
Instead of appreciating Edward for the man he is, William is too caught up on what his father is not. The contrast between these two characters makes the story much more interesting and entrancing, much like the performance Albert Finney and Billy Crudup
Quite some time after Hamlet discovered Claudius was his father 's killer. Some historians and literary experts would say Hamlet 's strong religious believes held him back from performing this sinful deed. Others say that Hamlet was a melancholic and therefore was too depressed to kill his uncle. Infamous psychologist, Sigmund Freud, felt Hamlet suffered from an oedipal complex and could not kill Claudius because he himself wished to be in Claudius ' royal position. Hamlet delays in killing Claudius not only because he 's suffering from an Oedipal complex but also because his basic sanity keeps him from killing Claudius.
She had had five husbands. The Wife of Bath is a most charming character in the prologue. She thinks only of herself and loses her temperament, if anyone dares to precede her in offering the prayer. From her perspective, men should give all rights to the females in the married life. She is extremely religious, but has a conflict with the church of the time, especially about re-marriage.
Quite some time after Hamlet discovered Claudius was his father 's killer. Some historians and literary experts would say Hamlet 's strong religious believes held him back from performing this sinful deed. Others say that Hamlet was a melancholic and therefore was too depressed to kill his uncle. Infamous psychologist, Sigmund Freud, felt Hamlet suffered from an oedipal complex and could not kill Claudius because he himself wished to be in Claudius ' royal position.
The uncle was so shocked, that he died, right there. Instead of finding help, Jaffrey continued to go through papers until he found a will for his uncle that was in favor of his cousin Clifford. He then set up the incident to look like his cousin had killed their uncle. Clifford was tried and convicted of murder, while Jaffrey went on to be very successful, due to the inheritance from his uncle. Decades later, both Jaffrey and Clifford were well into old age.
Although Hester started to act in a completely selfless way, she still received the same amount of hatred she did years ago when she stood upon the scaffold and received her scarlet letter. As seen above, the evidence proves that the Puritan women were going against the polite etiquette they were supposed to follow and the lesson Jesus taught in the
Reverend Dimmesdale suffers a greater punishment than Hester by experiencing recurring guilt, physical harm, and Chillingworth’s obsessive need to achieve revenge. As a devout Puritan minister, Dimmesdale preaches against sin. Yet, Dimmesdale contradicts his preaching and has an affair with Hester, a married woman. The novel begins with Hester standing on a scaffold for public shaming. The Puritans use Hester as an example of what will happen if one commits adultery.
Not only does Rasheed saying this indicate her deprivation of freedom, but also when Rasheed makes Mariam wear a burqa she loses the right to show her own face. Mariam describes the burqa as “tight and heavy…[and] suffocating”(72). This symbolizes that his controlling grip on her is tight and heavy and that their marriage is suffocating. In A Thousand Splendid Suns, Mariam is presented as a Christ figure in a Muslim society through her humble and forgiving qualities and the sacrifice of her life and freedom. When Hosseini wrote this novel, many people were stereotypical of Muslims.
Huck, being in such a situation, doesn 't seem to have faith. He only looks at the world with a practical view. Perhaps Huckleberry Finn was so reckless because of the influence of his Father. Although, Huck does not seem to have abusive manners, but growing up without direction can lead to recklessness. In the Novel, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, that his Father 's abusive tendencies don 't seem to baffle him.
The Regent has the power to appoint one from the immediate bloodline.) Gabriel instinctually knew the odds of his uncle choosing him, were slim to none. The members that have sided with Cipher could not understand why the prince is rushing the coronation mere hours after the King’s death. Cipher strongly felt Gabriel is doing a disservice to Robert’s memory. He argues, “I just lost my nephew and his entire family in a span of hours.