Brutus was a betrayer. They might think that Brutus was a patriot because he was made to believe that he was the one to save his country and was the noblest of all men. But he betrays his friend Cassius because he believes he is better than everyone else because a few people think that he should be king and not Caesar. Brutas acts like Caesar’s friend and then kills him because Brutas felt that he would be more fit as a ruler. So in the end he follows through with his plan and betrays and kills Caesar.
Certainly he is in search of fame. Though this is true it must not discount his brave actions. He gains his fame truthfully by doing battle with menaces to society. He does not lie or manipulate to achieve fame, he uses what is rightfully his, his bravery. Beowulf's bravery differs from that of King Arthur's for several reasons.
Darius I was an odd tyrant. All outwardly appearances suggested that he was truly concerned about his subjects and defending them from intruders. He made it a priority to ensure the prosperity of his empire; after all, happy subjects were obedient subjects. However, even with as much as he did to seem like a “fair and just king,” it was all done to appease his ego. Yes, he protected his people, only to expect payment from them in the form of taxes, gifts and tributes.
Maurice Patterson March 11,2009 CH 201.024 Professor Fileva Gilgamesh and Odysseus: True Epic Heroes Epic poems have been around for centuries now and are considered a lengthy narrative that concerns serious subjects pertaining to events significant to a nation or culture and heroic deeds. Common characteristics of epic poems include: tremendous adventures, superhuman deeds, dignified language and a range of literary techniques from dramatic to romantic. The first epic poems, such as the Odyssey and the Iliad, were established through oral tradition and later written down to keep better track of the poems themselves. One key concept of an epic poem is the presence of a hero. A hero in an epic poem is typically an important figure in a legend or history that holds some type of royalty and embarks on a cyclical adventure or quest.
He found a few people who were still loyal to him but majority of the suitors were very arrogant. After all of this, he finally revealed himself as Odysseus and kills them all. This is defiantly an example of Odysseus’s intelligence being a good thing because these men took advantage of his house and wife. They were disrespectful and eating up all the food from his house. The fact Odysseus first disguised himself as a beggar so he can see who was loyal to him and who wasn’t was really clever, because this gave him an idea of who to kill and who not to
Lord Asriel may be strong,and Iorek may be too,but none can compare to how brave and strong Lyra was in this heartwarming tale. The intelligence in this story in the two father figures is quite frequent. They have very prominent talents in the tale of it. The ways of these brains are demonstrated in different ways. One way is that Iorek has many great battle strategies and is smart in the way that he can outsmart people lower and higher than him.
Because of those Napoleon can be seen as one of the greatest Generals that ever lived. If you look at the historical meaning, I think it it more debatable. Napoleon is without doubt one of the greatest leaders in military history, his skill as a general both tactically and strategically is without question, his rise to power astounding. Few men in history have had such an impact on world history and he easily ranks along side such leaders as Alexander the Great and Hannibal. Like those leaders he was an authoritarian leader and a dictator whose skill was matched by his ambition, one of those who did not know when the possible ended and the impossible began.
"Why, there was a crown offered him: and being offered him, he put it by with the back of his hand" (I,II). Caesar's act was served to satisfy the citizens of Rome but he knew his power and authority was limitless. Rome will always be persuaded by Caesar because Caesar has ultimate authority. Brutus is using logos to convince Rome that the death of Caesar was for their good. Brutus is using an example of anaphora to convince the people
The two texts that we read contained to easily distinguishable epic heroes. The first text, is the epic poem, The Epic of Gilgamesh. Here we are introduced to our first “epic hero” King Gilgamesh. “Gilgamesh is an unstable compound of two parts god and one part man. He is thought of as the greatest of all men, and yet his virtues and his flaws our outsized.
These classical mythologies are a rich source of inspiration for both author and audience, as each allusion contains its own historical background that helps build up the structure of the story. Therefore, the mythological references provide a more comprehensive depiction for the entire storyline and more importantly, for King Henry’s status as a successful king. The first mythological reference is first illustrated in the prologue, which it helps set out a general tone for the storyline and foreshadow the focus on the events. The Chorus, who functions as a narrator in the play, made an epic invocation by stating, “Muse of fire” (1.Prologue.1) in the prologue. He appeals urgently to his audiences to use their imagination to establish the best story possible despite the visual limitations of the stage.