Conversely, in times of peace he demonstrated his compassion through accomplishing for the poor, the selfish, and the unjust exactly what he would do for himself. Krieger spared no expense for his citizens and strangers alike, guiding them through drought, starvation, and combat. As a result, he earned not only their devotion, but the trust of the world as well. Society recalled him as courageous and wise, as he discerned when to lay his life in battle and when to lay down his talons instead. Krieger, through all of his accolades, remained no vainer than the next.
None of us,’ “ said Sylvia, “ ‘Never once. Not underneath, even’ ” (226). In all things considered, Louie 's family knows him the best, they knew that him using his bravery it would get him through the rough parts of his life. The life he had before the war soon took its place back into his life.
Johnny is the kindest, brightest, coolest out of everyone in the book The Outsiders. It even says in the book that Johnny kept the group together, and stopped everyone from fighting all the time. So basically they were together because of Johnny being there, and when he died none of them would be fine on their own so he kept them together by his death too. Johnny should’ve been sad, alone, scared because his parents weren’t the best.
A Man of True Dignity In a world full of injustice and cruelty, people like Atticus who fight against that norm are incredibly important. Harper Lee’s novel, To Kill a Mockingbird remains one of the best novels ever written, partially because of Atticus, a very wise man who embodies exactly what dignity ought to be. Atticus carries himself in a matter that deserves respect and honor. Not a word comes out of his mouth that he has not thought through carefully and he possesses words of wisdom for any scenario or situation in life. Throughout the novel, Atticus clearly lives his life in a very discerning, upstanding and peaceful manor.
Though he may be ridiculously unintelligent and emotionally unstable, he had a burning passion for justice and making things right. No matter how many people he had accidently killed, he always made it right by doing more and more good deeds. He was constantly working to become the best man he could. Though he couldn’t think properly, he was a man of his word. Hercules and Theseus both did great deeds, but Hercules just achieved more because of his strength.
I believe that Billy was the most heroic character in “Billy Budd” than Captain Vere. He was a man that did not argue or be mad even though he was forced on a naval ship. He was generally kind and was liked by other sailors. Even when Captain Vere made him be hang, he accepted the situation, and sacrifice himself for other problems that could happen if he was not punished. While in the other hand.
John’s name is important to him as he says in Act 4, and he is willing to give it up for his wife and it is worth it. John is honorable because his wife is the most important person in his life, and he would do anything for her. John is a good husband because of his selfless actions toward his wife. John’s portrays honor throughout The Crucible in his loyalty, the good he gives to others and he's a good husband.
The results of this is greater than the victory of war, or the thrill of defying death. It is the glue which holds the men together, the “______” Comradeship improves the relationships between the men, give them a sense of trustworthiness and honesty with each other. Paul depends on not just his comrades, but their voices, to guide him through the deep dark
Billy Buck is the fatherly man that everyone can’t help but love and trust. In The Red Pony by John Steinbeck, Billy Buck plays the trust worthy, impressive man everyone wants as a father. Billy is very prideful in the fact that he was able to help Jody, the son of Billy’s employer, and be the father Jody wished he had. Billy felt awful when Jody lost faith in him. Billy will also feel a very different emotion, such as pride when his respected elders think him a good man.
Through all the bad John Proctor was still able to gain his respect and he is seen as an honorable. Proctor is honorable because he is brave, mindful of others, and loyal throughout the play. In The Crucible John Proctor is seen as brave. For example, Proctor was brave enough to die for integrity for his name.
All Quiet on the Western Front written by Erich Maria Remarque is a story of a young man named Paul Bäumer who volunteers to be a soldier in the German army during World War One. Being at a very young age Bäumer, and three of his friends whom also enlisted to the German army from the same school he attended, felt proud when enlisting “we were a class of twenty young men, many of whom proudly shaved for the first time before going to the barracks” (AQOTWF p.21). Very soon, however, Bäumer and the young men he enlisted with begin to feel indifferent and embittered of being in the army “At first astonished, then embittered, and finally indifferent.” (AQOTWF p.21/22). Joining the army for Bäumer changed the way he felt about everything he knew in the past, and the way he thought of the people who stayed back home.
Maybe nothing is more incessant in the pages of history books than wars. Since the beginning of time, men have battled to hold their ground and vanquish more. However, the images of war are never as victorious that they are painted out to be. The truth of war is dull, devastate, and nerve racking, with conditions unfavorable to mind, body, and soul. The substances of war and the dread experienced are reported and told by writers all through time.
Even though a story is not an autobiographical work, a relationship can still exist between the author and the main character. This circumstance occurs in the anti-war novel All Quiet on the Western Front. This novel presents a relationship between the main character Paul Baumer and the author Erich Maria Remarque. If a reader knows Remarque’s life and background, the reader can determine the connection between his life and his work. All Quiet on the Western Front is a fictional story and contains fictional characters, but Remarque bases these characters on real people he actually knew and used Paul Baumer to represent himself (Roberts).
I think Beowulf, is a better fit for mordern times becausehe does not put his pride in the way of what is important. Beowulf may be self- centered and very boastful, but he often thinks of others in their time of need. His character proves strength; to me this categorizes him as a great warrior. Beowulf shows fairness, strength, selflessness, and kindness, all which I believe is very important to the development of the current society. Beowulf’s character has a very strong influence on the Anglo-Saxon period, which is why I think Beowulf is a good fit for the twenty-first century.