In Bless Me, Ultima the owl appears in dangerous moments of Antonio’s life. Because the owl is spiritually linked to Ultima, the reader has a reinforced sense that Ultima is watching over Antonio. The Owl in Bless Me, the owl acts as a guardian for Antonio. When Antonio follows Chavez and his father and witnesses Lupito’s death he thinks,
The amount of effort you are willing to put into your work, contributes to the results you achieve. In the story, Horton sacrificed his time for Mayzie and the egg, despite being caught in terrible weather conditions, taunted by his friends for “trying to be a bird”, and nearly being shot by a group of hunters. At the end, because Horton remained faithful to his promise, the “elephant-bird” that hatched turned out to become his child, and not Mayzie’s, who gave birth to him. Seuss enforces the idea of dedication and effort by repeating “it should be, it should be, it SHOULD be like that!” (Seuss 28), emphasizing that those who work harder should achieve better
There are three male eagles trying to seduce a female eagle. After the insulting, speechful debate, the female eagle does not let any of the three eagles take her love. At the end of the poem, the narrator finishes his dream by dreaming that he is welcoming the coming spring (“Geoffrey Chaucer” (2) 2 of 8). Geoffrey also wrote “The Legend of Good Women.” It is known as his third largest poem he wrote. “The Legend of Good Women” is a dream vision Chaucer had that was later written in poem form (Chaucer 839).
The birds are the most prominent recurring symbol throughout the text. Jim is caught like a fly in the web of war where he is constantly feeling discontent and under the imminent threat of death. Conversely, the presence of the birds is able to help Jim find comfort during his tough times. Jim has an affinity with the birds back home, which when Jim sees the birds, he is able to experience a worry-free and harmony moment again. This enables Jim to stay in a “world of his own”, a separate reality that blocks out the harsh reality of war.
Love life, and if the despair enters your heart, look for me in the evenings when the wind is gentle and the owls sing in the hills. I shall be with you-" (26). In this novel you will experience the indestructible bond between Ultima and Antonio. Ultima serves as a guide for Antonio when he is presented with an unexpected predicament. For example, when Antonio witnessed the death of Lupito, Ultima and her owl lead him through this traumatic experience, and supplied him with enough mental nourishment that calms him through this horrific event.
Just like that, Owls hoot at night because that’s when they are awake and to show it is a late night. This goes to show that in the Zeffirelli’s version, Romeo needs to leave because a rooster is crowing to signify the sun is about to set so he doesn’t get caught by someone. Similarly, in Luhrmann’s version an owl hoots to signify night and that Romeo needs to leave because he might get caught by the security. Not only is the balcony scene similar in both the Zeffirelli and Luhrmann’s version of Romeo and Juliet because they both include animal noises to represent time but also, both the Zeffirelli and Luhrmann’s version of Romeo and Juliet are similar because they both include the colour of Juliet’s dress (white) to show her innocence and purity. For instance, In Zeffirelli’s version, Juliet is shown wearing a white dress.
The feathers of birds are used for a variety of purposes, including the magic that the Dani perform. For example, at one point in the film the men are repairing one of the watchtowers used for keeping watch for attacks from other tribes. When they had completed this task a parrot feather was passed over their hands as a way to purify them. Feathers are also used to increase the speed of the healing process. When a Dani man was hurt during one of the battles, feathers were attached to a branch and ran through the village by children to prevent ghosts coming in to slowing the healing process.
In the speech, Black Hawk shifts from first person to third person “We set up the war-whoop, and dug up the tomahawk; our knives were ready, and the heart of Black Hawk swelled high in his bosom, when he led his warriors to battle.” Black Hawk say he led in the noble fight as a team. Black Hawk switches between first and third person to tell the Indians that he has done everything to save his people, but now that he’s a prisoner, it’s time for them to take . In the third person, Black Hawk states “ He is satisfied. He will go to the world of spirits contented. He has done his duty.
Key’s words expressed a tale of a sea battle and an unpredictable defeat for Maryland and their untrained militia (Sonneborn 20). While in confinement, Key kept his eye on the waving flag in the sky, knowing that if there came a time when he could no longer see it, it had been lowered and the English had claimed victory of the battle (Georgiady and Romano 12). After the blaring war sounds ceased, Key was elated to see the flag still waving over the fort that he wanted to preserve his emotions by writing them down (Georgiady and Romano 17). Scott S. Sheads, a historian at Baltimore’s Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine, said in reference to the anthem, “For the first time, someone put into words what the flag meant to the country. That is the birth of what we recognize today as a national icon “ (Poole).
I tell you those voices soared higher and farther than anybody in a gray place dares to dream. It was like some beautiful bird flapped into our drab little cage and made those walls dissolve away and for the briefest of moments every last man in Shawshank felt free.” The most attractive thing in the movie is the symbols. Rita Hayworth and Marilyn Monroe large posters on the wall of Andy’s prison cell represent the outside world that he can’t reach. I believe it is a kind of encouragement for him to escape and free himself. Bible for the movie demonstrates the necessity of atonement and redemption.
“Our greatest weakness lies in giving up” (“Thomas A. Edison“). This quotation by Thomas Edison illustrates that giving up will not get one anywhere; along with giving up is the loser’s way out. Edison inspirational quote also reveals that mental strength is necessary to endurance and. The soldiers never gave up, and they persevered to win the war with Odysseus as their leader. In Homer’s The Odyssey, Trojan War hero Odysseus exhibits perseverance in the ten years of war and leads his men on the long journey home.