The attempts to sustain peace are different in more than one way, but also similar in comparison. Hamlet’s violence was out of nothing more than revenge for his father’s murder. Beowulf fought off many monsters in his time, rewarding himself with much respect and honor. He wasn’t fighting out of emotional resentment towards another for harming his family member such as Hamlet was. He was fighting for the good of his people.
The good warriors show loyalty to their “ring-givers” and will often stand by their side in the face of battle. However, others show their fear. All in all, loyalty, honor, and generosity are what sets everyone apart from evil and are most important in the culture of Beowulf. You will see these traits in a good King as well. A good King would be someone who gives his thanes treasure for their efforts in battle.
Okonkwo's one and only weakness was his fear of becoming a failure like his father. This fear drove Okonkwo to embrace the values of manliness and fueled his desire to be strong; which then drove him to rashness and in the end contributed to his death. Accepting the ways of manhood isn’t a sign of weaknesses, the problem is how narrowly he defines it. Okonkwo was part of a patriarchal society and the male gender was already established with great authority. For Okonkwo, however, any kind of softness and tenderness was a sign of weakness.
His upbringing and training are kept secret, bringing him dramatically on the scene. He engages a dragon in battle, kills him with heroic strength, and brings Iseult the Fair, all throughout serving his Lord faithfully at the cost of his own life. He shows great dedication to honor and loyalty. ng his father"tms lands, and placing them in the hands of his guardian, Rivalen. The deeds he performs are always in the name of honor and benefit to those he serves.
Okonkwo deserved the punishment that he received; this has changed his fate in the village of Mabino. Okonkwo punishment was well deserved because I feel that this was karma coming back to him. In the story, Ezeudu visited Okonkwo to warn him not to partake in the murder of Ikemefuna’s. Okonkwo decided not to listen and killed his son, Ikemefuna, anyway. Not that Ezeudu has died and Okonkwos’ gun accidentally went off.
He believes he should of died with with his squad and doesn’t deserve to be alive. But what he doesn’t understand is its not his fault, they made the choice to die in the past, not him. He becomes a sheriff because he believes that will help his guilt about what happened while he was at war. He lives with this guilt and decides to make it his mission to save Moss and stop Chigurh. Sheriff Bell doesn’t understand why Chigurh is doing such inhumane acts and killing so many people.
Gilgmesh always had war with Enkidu and later became better friends who made gilgmesh change and become a better man. Sunjata is based on a young prince who his parents would want him to be the king but the fear that Touman would be a king, and encourage Sunjata to be a king because of his kindness and generosity and promised to protect him. Both noveles have similiaties such as: the fights, both were kings, and the battles that happened. Gilgmesh and sunjata are alike in couple of things which were the fights that gilgmesh had with enkidu at first before they became friends and sunjata battle again sumaworo. Gilgmesh was a king who wanted the attention from everyone but was not protected by anyone.
The play is made on deception, but then when the characters use even more deception, they fix everything. The attitude towards marriage is used in both stories, one stronger than the other though. In the odyssey, Odysseus fights so hard to get home because he missis his wife. His marriage fuels his courage and helps him fight his way home. In much ado about nothing, marriage is another strong theme being that the story line is based around Claudio wanting to marry hero.
Father Barry who is seen as the catalyst in the film is a hero but not the ultimate true hero. He was able to persuade Dugan from acting ‘D n D’ to wanting to tell the truth in court. “You stand up and I will stand up with you.” Father Barry’s firm ‘Sermon on the docks’ speech presented over Dugan’s horrific death was a challenge towards the longshoremen to stand up and fight against this corrupted union, “Anybody who keeps silent about something he knows has happened- shares the guilt of it.” His persuasive quality was what made him a hero. However, Father Barry would not have found the courage to help bring justice to the community if it was not for Edie. Edie Doyle’s intense determination to find her brother’s killer turned her into someone who provokes others to tell the truth and fulfil their role.
I would sooner strangle him with my own hands”(33). Okonkwo is determined to beat his son willingly if he does not show the progress of adjustment. If Nwoye shows his anemic side, Okonkwo will punish him heavily. Okonkwo also thinks that all men should be courageous and audacious and show people their boldness. When his great mentor Ikemefuna is killed by his father, “he did not cry, he just hung limp”(61).