These predators are cold blooded animals which explains why they are located in the at the shallow part of the ocean where their is hardly sun. great white sharks extinct because of humans are killing this species because of their vicious attacks against us. Human are not in the menu of a shark sometimes surfers float on water and sharks think it is food and attack. In some cases sharks are being extinct because of the enviorment where they lives. Remember they live in water and the water is polluted and that affects them alot because they could die.
At this point in the novel, Jack develops resentment towards Ralph. He is exceedingly jealous of Ralph; he spends the rest of the novel nursing his wounded ego back to health. Jack does this by constantly diminishing Ralph’s authority in front of the group. The conflict on the island begins with Jack attempting to dominate the group rather than working with Ralph to benefit it. Furthermore, Jack has narcissistic traits because he behaves in an arrogant manner.
Odysseus does himself no favours by blinding Poseidon’s son the Cyclops and subsequently uses his powers for evil rather than good. He wants revenge and takes his anger out on the man who hurt his son. He makes the sea so dangerous and almost impossible for Odysseus to continue his journey home. The Goddess Calypso’s role in the Odyssey was to show Odysseus’ loyalty and devotion to his wife, Penelope. Odysseus was stranded on the island of Ogygia with the beautiful nymph, but only gave into her against his will.
AP Literature 18 September 2012 Beowulf Throughout the epic poem, Beowulf, the distribution of wealth is an essential part of the social structure. Wealth is Beowulf is not important to him; his fighting skills make him who he is, not his wealth or the wealth he receives. He also relates to Germanic tribes as well because they value the same aspects as him. First, Beowulf displays an immense amount of courage and sincerity towards protecting his people. Throughout the epic poem, he is faced with the challenge of Grendel, Grendel’s mother, and the dragon.
Why was his spirit tormented and unable to cross the River Styx? Because this King, King Creon, wanted to make a point to his people. The point that he is cruel, unfair, self-centered, pompous, stubborn, and incoherent king, who is not fit to rule. King Creon’s unfounded command is seen in all his actions and decrees. His fickle favor toward his servants, and not to mention his family, proves his inconsistency and instability.
He is afraid to show affection, as seen with Ezinma and Ikemefuna. In fact, he is so “possessed by the fear of his father’s contemptible life” (Achebe 18), that he does not heed Ezeudu’s advice regarding the death of Ikemefuna. Okonkwo is afraid of looking weak, so he kills Ikemefuna himself. His deep seated fear of resembling his father is stronger than even love for his adopted son. Okonkwo’s “whole life was dominated by […] fear of failure and of weakness” (Achebe 13), and while this initially aids him in his success, it is also the precise reason for all his immoral actions.
This is obvious throughout the story because of his lack of connection with people, the stories he tells, and all the negative things he has to say about people. His negative personality definitely comes from his traumatizing experiences as a child, whatever they may be. Holden is an extremely mysterious person and its very clear because no one knows what is the truth and what is a lie when it comes out of his mouth. In the end, feeling bad for Holden is all thats left. It’s sad that he has lived his life so miserably but things might have been different if he acted more like the real Holden, was more truthful, and wasn’t so deceitful to everyone around
Stradlater, Holden’s roommate, shows phoniness by how he is a “secret slob” also how it annoys Holden to where he gets into a fight with Stradlater over his sloppiness with Jane, which leads Holden to alienating him. Stradlater is a secret slob because as Holden says, “Stradlater was more of a secret slob. He always looked all right, Stradlater, but for instance, you should have seen the razor he shaved himself with. It was always rusty as hell and full of lather and hairs and crap” (35). This is showing Stradlater is a secret slob because he appears all right on the outside, but once someone gets to know him, they know he is slob.
At one point in the Odyssey, the hero makes the decision to enter the cave of a cyclops despite his crews objections. His pride causes him to ignore his shipmates and it ends up getting him into so much trouble that it makes the cyclops' father, the god of the sea, furious. Since most of Odysseus's journey is made by the sea, this gave the sea god a chance to cause even more trouble for the hero and his crew. Kevin also showed his little streak of pride which gets him into trouble too. When Gary David relayed Gary's message to Kevin about being careful driving the truck over a rut, Kevin responds by hitting the gas as soon as they approached it.