Roland proudly refuses, saying that they need no help because the rear guard is strong enough to hold them. While Roland and the Franks fight hard, there's no way they can hold off the Saracens, based on sheer numbers. Almost all of Rolands men are dead and he knows that it's too late now to be saved, but he blows his oliphant anyway. The emperor sees what happened to his men and tries to avenge them. However, when Roland blew his horn he blew it so hard that his temples burst.
He writes to the audience with appropriate connotaion to give readers understanding of the circumstances and possibly make an emotional impact. In Up Sh*t Creek (with a Paddle), this article informs people about some of the hidden truths about the waters near them. Given in the title, he shares that he notices sewage that is being passed through the Cape Fear River as he paddles. Gessner shares that he has been paddling the waters for two years now and just noticed the pipes. This shows that it takes a while to get to know the hidden workings of a place, even if they are right in front of you.
Choices have to be made, and some of them can affect the rest of your life forever, Odysseus from The Odyssey shows us this by going on a perilous quest to get back home from the Trojan War with all of his men. He ends up at home with all of his crewmates dead, he had to make decisions for his crew, which may not have been the right decisions, but in the heat of the moment, there was only one clear choice for him. You go through tough things every day, which might not be life threatening, but they affect the rest of your life. You have to have the courage to get through every day and all the hard choices. You have to learn how your actions will influence you throughout the rest of your life.
Once More to the Lake by E.B White, is Whites personal memories from going to the lake as a child. He reminisces about his childhood memories with his father, as he now is a father and is taking his own child to his once beloved lake. The authors use of literary devices and going back and forth between past and present, helps with the main conflict of the story, which is a battel of man versus himself. White uses alot of diction and imagery and its very clear how he uses it. In the story he talks about how strange it is that you can remember a lot whenever you allow your mind to go back to that state.
Billy experiences a lot of flashbacks and Kilgore Trout refers to those flashbacks by saying that Billy sees through “ a time window”. Trout understands and see’s the way that Billy feels because it relates to him. As referred to earlier in Trouts works that he writes, it’s ironic how his stories relate to the elements of Billy’s life. Trout could also symbolize the role of the author Vonnegut. The reason why is because Vonnegut has different opinions of the world just like Trout.
The author Eddy Harris, has a very good relationship with the river because he spends a lot of time on it by himself. Harris has good and bad days on the river; he watches everything the river does. Harris doesn’t sing to himself, talk to himself, or even think to himself. He just watches the river’s every move. Harris says “The river was talking to me” the Harris uses personification so the reader will visualize how he feels.
When the king wasn’t throwing big parties, eating feasts, and living in a palace enjoying life his tasks were the hardest out of everybody in the royalty class. A king’s first role was keeping the peace; happy people meant a striving kingdom. This meant fighting enemies that could be a threat to the kingdom. King’s had to study and learn how to fight in the art of military combat. They had to be ready for everything because if they were not ready this could be the end of his kingdom.
A Rumor of War by Philip Caputo shows the hard work and difficult tasks the men had to go through to prove themselves and protect their country. The war will change the men’s attitudes and the way they do everything. Men made sacrifices in the Vietnam War most people would never make in a lifetime, they will not just sacrifice but push themselves physically harder than most any other men. The men will also emotionally change from constantly watching other men die, or killing other men. The mens first kill was always the hardest for them, mentally they had so many thoughts of the other mans close ones back home and what they would go through and how it would be all their fault.
From there on, Henry tries his best convince the people that there is nothing left to do, but stand up and fight the war that is to come that is inevitable. Henry ends his motivating speech with a quote that shows parallelism: “give me liberty or give me death” (5). Henry express the beauty of life and how it should not be up for a sell, when once your life is bought you must work endless hours in whatever the person who bought you desires to make you work at with chains that hold you down. He finishes off by stating how he doesn’t know what others will do, but he know one thing for sure and that is fighting for liberty and if he can’t, then he might as well not live in a world where there is no
Unfortunately, many of these obstacles proved to be too difficult for Odysseus’s men, and had taken the lives of them all and would have killed Odysseus if it had not been for the help of others. If the gods and others had not given these specific instructions and details for the obstacles along Odysseus’s journey, he might have never made it home, or even may have died along the way. Finally, Odysseus makes it home, but his troubles do not end here, because he has to fight the suitors whom have occupied his home since he’d been away at war. Throughout the odyssey, homer creates many scenes that depict the idea of “love,” defined by the coming together of two things to create life. Homer creates the idea of “love”, mainly through his use of Homeric similes and metaphors.
Macbeth, has also always looked out for himself and would never put himself out their if there was a chance of him getting harmed. Therefore, when Macbeth is surrounded by blood and tears, he goes against his normal continence. “I’ll fight till from my bones my flesh be hacked./ Give me my armor”(5.3.38-39). After the shocking news of Macbeth wanting to fight, it throws off the Doctor, as Macbeth soon realizes this may be his first and final battle to fight alive. This is a new side of macbeth that is unlike the old Macbeth, how his crazy mind is finally catching up with