He accidently killed Stilson in the beginning of the book without knowing until chapter 15, because he kicked him so many times. He did not mean to, he just wanted to win and make them stop harassing him. Ender always feels like a killer after he kills someone, even when it’s not on purpose. For Ender, he doesn’t want to be a killer because he doesn’t like killing people and he thinks that it will make him like Peter. Ender does not want to kill anyone because if he does, then it’ll make him like Peter.
Odysseus and his crew went into the cave and waited for the giant, hoping the giant would treat them well. But the Cyclops named Polyphemus was evil and he ate two of Odysseus crew. Then the giant fell asleep. Odysseus and his crew then started planning to kill Polyphemus. Odysseus was more thoughtful than others.
Spiderman: The Mono-mythic Hero What are spiders afraid of? Spiders are afraid of larger animals that hunt them such as birds and lizards. Spiders also fear humans because of the likelihood of being stepped on or killed. Although Spiderman does not fear birds and lizards, he fears people as he hides his identity of who he truly is. Some people believe Spiderman does not go through the stages of the mono-myth archetype; however Spiderman fits the stereotype of a hero with his ‘spidy’ powers and his lifestyle.
Odysseus was the first one to realize that if they had killed the Cyclops they would be trapped in the cave forever. “If we kill him now, we may be trapped inside this cave forever.” (Homer 7) Odysseus knows that actions always have positives and negatives, so he thought of the harm that would create if he killed the Cyclops so he waited. As Odysseus’s intelligence grows his knowledge of speech grows too. When the Cyclops, Polyphemus, asks Odysseus his name, he replied in a very sneaky, intelligent way. “Nobody, that is the name my father gave me: Nobody.” (Homer 8) Odysseus was able to
Wish both have characters that are unique to their story and define the course the story takes, though for each of these stories the characters take on different traits however some they share. In The Third Wish the main character, Mr. Peters, is a wiser man than The Whites who are the main characters of The Monkeys Paw. This is showed when Mr. Peters remembers that people who wish generally don’t become happy ,but in The Whites case the family was warned yet they wished anyway causing their son to die. The characters however are both greedy, for Mr. Peters demanded three wishes from the swan after he saved it. Mr. White took the paw out of the fire after he was warned solely for the three wishes the paw granted.
At first, he thinks that there could be a beast, but because he is shy, doesn’t fully admit that. He says, “There might be a beast”. However, later on in the novel, he comes to realize that the beast is in their minds. He tries to explain this to the others during their ritual dance but gets murdered before the point gets across. Lastly, I think Ralph had the best idea about the beast.
In the Masque Of The Red Death, Edgar Allan Poe tells us about Prince Prospero, a man trying to escape death by secluding himself in his castle along with a thousand of his friends, while the deadly disease is ravaging his dominions. The setting is very crucial in the story because it affects each action happening. Every part of the setting makes the characters act the way they do. If the Plague wasn't an aspect of the setting of the story, Prince Prospero might not have had hosted the masquerade ball, his friends wouldn’t be isolated with him in hopes of avoiding sickness, and the rest of the population wouldn't be dying. The Plague, also known as the black death, was one of the most fatal pandemics to ever happen.
In part of the play, Macbeth even admits to his ambition, "I have no spur to prick the sides of my intent, but only vaulting ambition, which o'erleaps itself, and falls on the other." As a result, many decisions were influenced negatively. His choice to kill the king was made too quickly, and had begun the snowballing effect of killing innocent people. After the witches had told Macbeth the four apparitions, he felt as though Banquo needed to be killed, since he was in the way of Macbeths becoming king. Other Characters in the play greatly influenced Macbeth.
It is evident when he states, “Every night I was oppressed by a slow fever, and I became nervous to a most painful degree; the fall of a leaf startled me, and I shunned my fellow creatures as if I had been quality of a crime” (Frankenstein 34). Victor had become obsessed because he was growing apart from the world and put all his energy into his monster. In the same manner, Macbeth’s ambition also became obsessive. In the beginning Macbeth had no plan to betray King Duncan and to take over the throne. However, all this changed when the three witches planted the seed of betrayal in him and when Lady Macbeth encouraged him to kill King Duncan and become king.
Montag did not get Beatty’s hint about the books until Beatty said “Didn’t I hint enough when I sent the Hound around your place” (Bradbury 113). He wanted Montag to take his hint and get rid of the books, so they would not have to burn Montag’s house. By hinting to Montag, Beatty was trying to give Montag a second chance to go back to his old life. Even though Beatty was a high ranking fireman he was not happy. After killing Beatty, Montag thought “Beatty wanted to die.