Kyle would wait until the absolute last second before killing any Iraqi because he had to be sure that the person in the scope was in fact malicious towards the soldiers on the ground. Kyle refused to have innocent blood on his hands and went to great lengths to verify every shot he took. Chris Kyle and Beowulf share a similar set of morals that define their actions. They both are not bloodthirsty killers but rather are men who use killing as a tool to protect the people in their care. They refused to allow the perception of any of their kills being murder to fester during their
As he leads a charge against Odysseus he is fatally hit with a spear to the heart. Now Telemachus goes down to the storeroom to retrieve an arsenal of weapons and shields for himself, his father and the two faithful servants. Then Telemachus’s inexperience is shown when he leaves the door to the storeroom open allowing the suitor Melanthius to acquire weaponry. But Telemachus also shows maturity
When Julian slowly found out about Frank’s crimes, he thinks that Frank should not be arrested because he is the war hero. Therefore, he abuses his power by putting family loyalty comes before justice and duty. David is also given permission by Wes to get the gun to shoot a coyote but instead he took his power of having a gun for granted and accidentally shot a magpie who was in no
Macbeth’s Drive By Macbeth is the notorious gang leader that formed his crew in Glamis, Scotland. Macbeth is known for his nobleness; however society does not recognize his shady garments because of Macbeth’s status and role to the nation. His later acts are performed violently and wickedly once he finds out he has an opportunity to rise to the greatest power possible. Death was not at stake for this gang leader, as Macbeth was sworn to immunity unless the Birnam Woods comes to Dunsinane by the three witches. With this rest assured, Macbeth can carry out his deeds with nothing to worry.
5a: I think that they different because Zaroff from the beginning to kill humans and even though they are both hunters and killers, Rainsford had no choice but to kill Zaroff . Rainsford would never take hunting to that level and Zaroff is proud of his idea to kill humans. What is a quote from the story that catches the theme? 6a: The quote that explains the theme of the story is explained by the quote “The world is made up of two classes--the hunters and the huntees. Luckily, you and I are hunters.” This quote shows that Rainsford thinks that violence is perfectly fine when hunting animals and Zaroff would agree with the quote as well.
In his trials, Gawain faces a moral battle throughout the text. “True to the chivalric code, Gawain has not betrayed the lord; however, he feels guilty about keeping the green scarf” (Sir Gawain 83), this statement points out the moral trials and battles that Gawain faced, instead of the physical ones Beowulf did. In the outcomes, Beowulf kills his monster, however Gawain chops his monster’s head off but doesn’t kill him, “The knight did not falter or fall, but at once he sprang up on his strong legs and jumped into the crowd and snatched up his head by the hair and held it high for all to see” (81). Gawain isn’t able to kill his monster but later, destroys his monster with his morals. The monster being his pride and selfishness.
When Peruses arrives in Larissa, he participates in some funeral games and accidentally strikes Acrisius on the head with a discus, killing him and fulfilling the prophecy.”(In the book pg154). King Acrisius of Argos imprisons his daughter Danae, Jealous of her beauty. When the god Zeus impregnates her, Acrisius sends his daughter and his newborn grandson Peruses to sea in a wooden coffin. In retribution, Zeus kills Acrisius and orders Poseidon to release the last of the Titans, a gigantic sea monster called the Kraken, (clash of the titans 1981). After Peruses sets out to get medusa as a prize no other human being has in the original myth, and to kill the Kraken in the movie.
The initial pages of the poem talk about Odysseus and his men at sea, finding their way out of Sparta after the war. In contrast, the movie begins with the birth of Odysseus’ son, Telemachus. After that Odysseus leaves home to go to Troy (later Troy becomes Sparta) to be part of a war. Odysseus is cursed and he will not be able to return home to Ithaca. Many events after occur in a long and adventurous journey and finally, he and what was left of his men return to Ithaca to kill all of the suitors who tried to take his throne while he was gone.
The reason for him to fight is to protect his land and his people. “Then to Beowulf the disaster was told soon made plain, for his own home was burned, finest buildings, the hall in fire-waves, gift-throne of Geats. To the good king it was great anguish, pain deep in mind” (2324 – 2328). Unfortunately, he died in the battle, but he also defeated the dragon that burned his city. The examples above showed that there are different things motivated Beowulf to fight, depends on his maturity and the situation.
In The Epic of Gilgamesh the gods planned to wipe out everyone, but the god Ea decides to warn Utnapishtim because he was a worshiper of him. So Ea finds favor in Utnapishtim. He delivers his warning to Ut when he is asleep and dreaming. Ea tells him to tear down his house and build a boat. Ea also tells him to lie to his neighbors so that they could help him build the boat.