Zeus, the King of the Greek gods, enforced this obligation to be courteous towards travellers, thus giving him the name Zeus Xenios. Xenia plays a significant role in The Odyssey, assisting Odysseus in finding his way home from Troy, although at times there is lack of it. It was believed that if xenia was not honoured, it would lead to punishment from Zeus. A clear example of this in The Odyssey is in regards to the suitors. With Odysseus having been away for 15 years, suitors show up to his palace seeking the hand of his wife, Penelope, for marriage.
Only after his move to New Jersey did Baldwin begin to understand why his father’s hatred towards the whites was so great. He came to realize why his father was consumed with anger and rage, why he pushed his beliefs on his children so much that they began to hate him. He was only preparing them for the real world. That move made Baldwin begin to understand his father, made him become like his father. During his stay in New Jersey, he practically became his father and what he realized was that his father had so much anger and hatred inside of him that it consumed him and ended his life; he realized that that was not how he wanted his life to end.
Because of the sacrifices and violence they are exposed to, the “Greasers” struggled more than the “Socs”. The Greasers have it worse because of the sacrifices they make. Darry has to work two jobs and give up his college scholarship to keep his two younger brothers as a family (Hinton). This shows that some Greasers made a personal sacrifice to keep their family members out of a group home. It is important because some Greasers clearly do not have the option to pursue their dreams because they do not have the family and money resources.
Gilgamesh starts off with a powerful live and then goes through some turbulence and Joseph start out with turbulence and becomes powerful. Joseph was bullied or disliked by his brothers, while Gilgamesh was the bully and had people afraid of him. This story will tell the comparisons and differences in their life’s journeys. Joseph and Gilgamesh were different because, Joseph was born into a family where his father, Jacob had two wives and two mistresses or servants, all of whom had children with him. Jacob’s wife Rachel thought that she was not
The third reason Crispin should have run away from Stromford is that he was miserable. His mother had recently died and he had no one to help him. He was tired from working every day in the fields to please his masters. Even in the scheme of these things, John Ayecliff was cruel to him by making him work harder than the others. By being Miserable and being pushed too hard Crispin wanted to escape John Ayecliff, and Stromford.
Jim’s (James Deans’ Character) felt that he did not fit in the society that surrounds him. For example, the conflict between aspiration and ability is discovered in the objective story plot for Rebel Without a Cause is portrayed as how the kids interrelate with their parents and each other. The inability to express their desires; leading to resort to actions of a physical nature. Actions such as fighting destabilize his desires to be taken seriously. Jim’s difficulties come from his family’s dynamic forces.
As Wang Lung grows older, he becomes less in touch with the current world. He leaves his sons to do whatever they please- as long as they never sell his precious land. The novel ends with Wang Lung speaking to his sons and grandchildren. His grandchildren chide him for being so old-fashioned and not knowing of the revolution that has greatly changed the nation. His sons speak of selling the land, which brings Lung to tears as he cries that losing the land will break the family.
His choices affected his job, family and driving restrictions. Although that was a major choice or decision that affected someone they do not always have to be that extreme. In school if a student does not study for a test, they could get a bad grade. That is a choice that student made and he or she has prepared to fail.“The choices we make dictate the lives we lead. To thine own self be true” is a true statement because Hamlet decided to get revenge on his uncle and in the end Hamlet and everyone else except Horatio and Fortinbras
When his father turned out to be a pauper who was in large debt, Okonkwo saw everything that Unoka loved as weakness, leading to a lack of these qualities. As Nwoye started to visit the missionaries in Umuofia, Okonkwo began to fear that the new religion was bringing out the more emotional side in his son. In a desperate attempt to stop Nwoye’s fascination, Okonkwo beat him, which only damaged their relationship even more. When the missionaries sent messengers to break up a meeting of the clan, Okonkwo killed one of them. However, no one rallied to his side, and the great warrior killed himself to avoid the punishment.
In the book, Fences, Troy is a Despicable man. You can see it when coming across people he doesn't really agree with or like discussing with. When it came to the time where that person would make him a little angry he would burst out and also become a different person. But thinking about it and looking back to history, he really didn't get raised with proper love from his family. He didn't really have people show him real or anytime of love from especially from his father.
In 390 BC, he concluded a tripartite alliance with Evagoras, king of Cyprus, and Athens. This alliance led Persia to begin supporting Sparta in the Corinthian War, which eventually led to the ending of that war by the Peace of Antalcidas in 387/6 BC. In it, Artaxerxes II proclaimed his authority over the cities of Asia Minor and Cyprus gave full autonomy to the Greek city states of mainland Greece as long as they did not make war on him.  After the end of that war, Persia turned its attention to Egypt, but Hakor, supported by the Athenian general Chabrias, held them off in a three year war between 385 and 383 BC.  Hakor died in 380 BC and was succeeded by his son Nepherites II,