The governor taught him to stay out of people’s life, not to pick a political party, and have endurance in labor. Severus, Marcus’ brother, showed him how to love everyone. To love his family and the truth even to love the justice system. In book one he thanks the Gods the most for blessing him with good family and fortune. (Aurelius, n.d.) Book Two in The Meditations by Marcus Aurelius is about how to live your life.
Similarly, Odysseus’s son Telemachus, once he finds his father, is always loyal to Odysseus and obeys his father. Another similarity Odysseus and Luke Skywalker have in common is they both have a supernatural aid. The goddess Athena is the goddess of wisdom and war. Throughout
Lucie ignites these characters and ensures them a more promising destiny by binding them into her family. For example, Lucie’s thread unites her father with the present keeping him from dwelling upon the horrors of his past. She reminds her father of the life he had before he was a prisoner and gives his life a purpose. Her endless love and devotion has healed her father from a state of madness allowing him to live his life to his fullest potential. Lucie has also provided her friend, Sydney Carton a more promising fate by binding him into her family.
In the Croesus story, reputation is considered a substantial component of living the good life. Croesus asks Solon whom he believes to be the most fortunate of all people. After Solon states that it was Tellus, Croesus questions him who he considers to have lived the next best life. He asserts that it was the Argives, Cleobis and Biton. In the story, the men drag a cart carrying their mother to the temple.
Homer’s “Iliad” starts with the Chryses, who was Apollo’s priest, praying to him for help after Agamemnon refuses to return his daughter. Apollo cares about his priest because his often sacrifices and “the temple that pleased” him that he has built in his honor. (Homer, 231) Gods help people in exchange for the worship and admiration. It is not unusual for the gods to have children with humans. Gilgamesh was a son of “Ninsun, a goddess called “the wild cow.” (Gilgamesh, 100) In “Iliad,” Achilles is the son of the sea nymph Thetis.
He is hopeless and he does not seem to be in pursuit of any. However, he is compared with jackal for his cleverly. Sydney Carton does the most important sacrifice in this novel. His sacrifice keeps a great contribution in the lives of Charles Darnay, Lucie Manette and their family. He sacrifices his life to save the husband of the woman he adores.
He starts off having to reveal his infidelity and ends up injured by a turtle shell decoration. Something that stands out with both men is their infidelity towards their companions and their companions slight “acceptance” towards it. For Raymond Carver Senior, it was completely normal to have more then one “girlfriend” and was like that even when him and Mrs. Carver met. She always knew he was never going to change and once said to Raymond Carver Junior, “Your dad always girlfriends, even after we married.” She said this to her son while explaining the way they met as well as telling him how even though her husband was not loyal to her, she was always loyal to him.
(p. 22). This dialogue occurs between Rhoda and her son. Here we can notice that she is still faithful for Mr. Lodge although he has left her for silly reasons. When she talks about him to his son, she says "your father" instead of mentioning his name. That means that she still respects him and reminds his son of him.
Throughout the play she has fulfilled her role as a loyal wife and has supported Willy. Linda is closely accompanied by Biff, who has had the biggest revelation from Willy’s death. He has understood that Willy never succeeds because he never goes for what his heart and mind have in store for him. Instead, Willy sees how Dave Singleman is successful and well-liked and decides to live another man's dream. In this way it could also be said that Willy's mistake in choosing his dream is what really becomes Biff's ultimate salvation, and Willy's best legacy for him.
Athena speaks to her father Zeus of Odysseus’s constant misfortune. Zeus then assures his daughter that Odysseus will return to his home land and friends. This is an important passage within the odyssey for it portrays the gods would favour Odysseus and want to help him , Athena and Zeus and it also verifies to the audience that Odysseus will return to his homeland ,due to it being the wish of Zeus, the king of the god. This passage can been successful for it emphasises the main theme within the story of a hero returning home, this adds excitement and reassurance to the audience, however at the same time some may argue that this passage has now ruined the rest of the story because there is no longer anticipation on whether Odysseus will return home or not. The ‘villain’ within the odyssey is Poseidon, his constant inference causes great misfountune, many of which create a series of events that follow.