In conclusion, in Homer’s epic poem, The Odyssey, we see the roles that gods and fate play in the lives of mortals. Odysseus is both aided and troubled the actions of Gods, but ultimately reaches his goal of returning home. Without the aid of the Gods, particularly Zeus and Athena, Odysseus would not have been able to reclaim his throne and return home to his wife, son, and palace. Persistence remains strong in Odysseus throughout the story, but only divine intervention and fate help him ward off troubles and conquer all
Another similarity is that they are great warriors and the result from their defeats gives them a divine impact which makes them very influential people. To some degree Hercules is faced with the morality, for the death of his family. For Hercules he is commanded by Apollo to do certain tasks as a punishment for his sins, so that his spirit might be cleansed from evil. It is then that Hercules begun to complete his 12 Labors. Although Hercules completes the 12 Labors he continues to do many more adventures.
Period 4th The Odyssey Fighting off those who merely want you dead, being with men you don’t know if you can trust, not being with the one you love wondering if she misses you too, and reaching the end, just wanting to give up, but does he? In the Epic Poem The Odyssey, by Homer and translated by Robert Fitzgerald. Odysseus is an epic hero, whom went on an adventure, and was gone for 20 years away from his family, and wife. He is a hero because he fought and never gave up, not only did he use physical ability, but he also outsmarted everyone as well. Odysseus is a hero based on his actions, cleverness, and the heroic things he did to keep his men alive.
He also used his knowledge for great impacts like the fall of Troy. Odysseus was amongst Helen’s suitors, but to avoid war between them Odysseus made the others swear to respect Helen’s decisions. Odysseus was an import key figure in Ancient Greece because he had used his knowledge during the Trojan war to outsmart
The Odyssey In the epic poem, The Odyssey, by the Greek poet Homer, the main character, Odysseus, shows signs of heroism. The poem tells the story of Odysseus, a war hero from Ithaca and his journey to redress himself. Throughout the story, Odysseus proves himself to be the hero through his masterful skills, breathtaking strength, and quick thinking. To finally redress himself, he needed wisdom from several of gods. However, Odysseus has good traits that an epic hero has, but he also have bad traits too, such as, being overconfident and angering gods.
Coco Woods Kaplan University CM 206 According to the video, no it does not seem like Alan is listening. I say this because when Gretchen was telling him that she could spit stuff out fast but it wouldn’t be quality and when the other employee was trying to explain to him about his son, he didn’t want to hear it. He could have given them some type of response to their questions and still kept handling the situation at hand and not have had to deal with their personal issues. Even though being an employer you have to listen to your employers so that you can understand them because at the end of the day, they do have a life outside of work. It seems to me that Alan does not like this part of his job very much and that the employees
If he did not, he would not taught ,explained and helped David to understand about Waknuk's rules and their views on people who are different from the image of God. He also would not cares about David and wants to protect him. The last example is “ It was a great satisfaction to learn and know more, it helped to ease one over a lot of puzzling matters, and I began to understand many of the things Uncle Axel talked about much better, nevertheless, it brought, too, the first taste of complications from which we would never again be free. ” (8, 82) This happened after David’s aunt die, he develops an intense desire to become normal. He was so scared that someone will find out about him.
In the play The Burial At Thebes, the powerful king Creon and fearless Antigone both seek the best for themselves by standing by their own values. Creon wants to be seen by the citizens of Thebes as the greatest and most powerful king in Thebes' history by showing them the authority he has through his bold actions. Antigone desires attention and praise from the gods by honorably burying her deceased, beloved brother Polyneices; even if it means she will perish for disobeying Creon's orders. Both Antigone and Creon are stubborn and unwilling to change either their methods to achieve the glory they wish for themselves. However, only Antigone successfully attains the glory she seeks through placing her family's well-being before her own.
He didn’t mean to kill her, but since Lennie does not understand certain things, he also does not know his own strength. In conclusion, Lennie should not be held responsible for killing Curley’s wife. He should not be accountable because Lennie is not all there and had no idea what he was doing. Another reason Lennie should not be blamed is because Curley’s wife forced him to touch him to touch her hair, and if she did not do that and start yelling at him, none of this would have
instead of "yea, i regret never going on a cruise or telling my sister how I really felt. If I could go back, I'd make those changes." Those are facts of lives. Sommers says that we can't change them and we should just embrace them. They make up our dictionary or encyclopedia or movie!