They encounter the satyrs, who are the chorus and their drunken father Silenus, who has been enslaved by a Cyclops. Odysseus offers to trade wine to Silenus in return for food for his hungry crew. Being a servant of Dionysus, Silenus cannot resist obtaining the wine despite the fact that the food is not his to trade. When the Cyclops arrives, Silenus is quick to accuse Odysseus of stealing the food, swearing on all the gods and the satyrs' lives that he is telling the truth. His son, a younger and more modern Satyr, tries to tell the truth to the Cyclops in an attempt to help Odysseus.
Jack also put the entire group in danger by setting fire which “reached the coco-nut palms by the beach and swallowed them noisily.” When many of the members left Ralph’s group to join Jack’s, Ralph can see how, “these painted savages would go further and further” to do what they need to do. They brutally kill many animals to survive and never give up on hunting. Likewise, we are shown how Roger pushes the “rock that struck piggy which blew the conch into a thousand pieces.” This lead to the death of piggy because of Roger and Jack’s ruthless and uncontrollable actions. Having the
New Coasts and Poseidon’s Son by Homer explains how Odysseus tells the Phaeacians of his journey returning from the Trojan War. First, when Odysseus and his crewmen were on their way back from the war, Zeus sent them a storm that sent them to an island that was inhabited by the Lotus Eaters. The inhabitants of the island gave some of the intoxicating flowers to some of Odysseus’ crewmen which made them forget about any thoughts of returning home and made them only think about eating more flowers. Then Odysseus soon forced his crewmen to leave by tying them to their stations until they came back to their senses. Later, they sail to the land of the Kyklopes, one- eyed giants.
Odysseus faces many dangerous trials during his road of trials. He is washed ashore with his crew and is taken captive by the cyclops and the cyclops begins to eat his men one at a time. He has to attack the cyclops in his sleep and escape the cave underneath the cyclops’s sheep’s bellies. After he escapes the cyclops’s cave, he tries to return back to the course to return home. Poseidon, however, has other plans for Odysseus and sends him into the wrong direction.
Odysseus embodies the quality of bravery while defeating the Cyclops, proving that he is a good leader. Odysseus and his men sail through the dark night to the land of the Cyclopes, where they encounter the callous Polyphemus. After momentarily conversing with the stranded sailors, Polyphemus, dismembers and makes a meal out of two of Odysseus’s men. He then imprisons Odysseus with the rest of Odysseus’s ship mates in his cave for future meals. Despite of the tragedy Odysseus remains to keep his moral high and hatches up a plan to deceive Polyphemus.
The Lord of the Flies, the horrifying pigs head on a stick, is the symbol for chaos and evil. The conch, described as having a pure, creamy color, represents law and order. The conch is incredibly fragile and is destroyed in the end. The fire on the mountain symbolizes hope and rescue. Ralph is unable to make the boys keep the fire alight so, as the fire dies so does their hope for rescue and for a civilized society.
When Commodus finds out that he will not become emperor, he suffocates his father. After Marcus Aurelius' death, Commodus tells the Romans that he is the new emperor, but Maximus knows the truth. Commodus tells the soldiers to kill Maximus and his family before the power is given to the Senate. Before the soldiers could kill Maximus, he defeats all of the soldiers trying to murder him, and he escapes. Maximus goes home to see his wife and son murdered and hung in front of his house.
Odysseus blinded him to escape his cave to continue on with his journey home. In the film, Poseidon is represented by the sheriff. He literally hunts Everett and his boys down. In both the book and the film, Poseidon’s and the sheriff’s revenge on Odyssey and Everett take its toll on by using water as a tool either in a good way or bad. Poseidon’s revenge in the book was causing storm and high winds that pushed Odysseus further away from home.
“He's their king but not their shepherd; he kills their sons and rapes the daughters”. Hearing the people’s cry, the gods create Enkidu as a match for Gilgamesh. The plan works in several ways. First Enkidu prevents Gilgamesh from entering the house of a bride and bridegroom; they fight and then become friends. Secondly, Enkudu and Gilgamesh go out on a journey into the forest to confront the terrible Humbaba.
He twisted in pain, and the bleeding sinews deep in his shoulder snapped, muscle and bone split and broke, The battle was over, Beowulf had been granted new glory.”(“Beowulf” 54, ll.370-379). Grendel was dead and Beowulf was the victor, Beowulf continued his importance as an epic hero. Now that Beowulf had killed Grendel, Grendel's mother was out to go and kill Beowulf. Beowulf did not like that and he went to go hunt and kill Grendel's mother so he would not be killed. “He drew it from its scabbard, broke the chain on its hilt, and then, savage, now angry and desperate, lifted it high over his head and struck with all the strength he had left, caught her in the neck and cut it through, broke bones and all.