He is told the king will wager on him to win. The king and queen, oddly, ask him to meet with them before the match to apologize for the murder he committed. All the while, the King’s plan is to murder Hamlet secretly during the match, making it look like it was all part of the game. Part of the plan is for Hamlet to drink poisoned wine during the match. Additionally, his opponent’s sword has been dipped in poison.
When Odysseus and his men are trapped in the dwelling of Polyphemos, the Kyklops, he devises a plan to escape, knowing full well that utilizing his brains over the giant’s brawn will be the only way to make it out alive. Here Odysseus not only shows he is clever but also displays selflessness by put his men before himself. After returning home, Odysseus still have one more challenge to conquer: the suitors. With his son, Telemakhos, Odysseus is able to kill the suitors despite the uneven numbers. This is due to his carefully strategy that required sharp wits and enormous patience.
There are many ways that Odysseus showed that he is smart. Odysseus showed that he can solve problems using his intelligence when he defeated the cyclops Polyphemus, defeated Troy with the Trojan Horse, and disguised himself as a beggar in order to sneak into his own castle. He proved himself in Troy by devising a plan to sneak inside the city in a giant wooden horse. He showed he was intelligent when battling the cyclops by feeding him wine to cause him to fall asleep and then stabbing him in the eye. Finally, he proved himself when he returned by fooling his own son and wife with his disguise.
The kind old shepard could not bring himself to kill a innocent little boy so he gave him to a passing messenger to take as his own. When Oedipus was older he learned of this prophecy and left home because he loved his foster father who he believed to be his real father. A while after he ran away he traveling down a road when he saw a coach coming. It contained his true father, King Laios of Thebes and his bodyguards. When they almost ran him over Oedipus attacked them killing the bodyguards and his father, thinking that they were highway bandits, and by doing so he unwittingly fulfilled the prophecy.
As he unknowingly travels to his birth city, Thebes, Oedipus murdered a man along with his servants after a dispute between them. Before entering Thebes, Oedipus is confronted by the guardian of the city’s Gates, the Sphinx who presents him with a riddle. If he solves the riddle, he will be able to pass. If he doesn’t, he’ll die. Oedipus’s superior intelligence and cleverness allows him to easily solve the riddle, however unbeknownst to him will be a foreshadowing of his tragic downfall.
“In 1936 Roosevelt instructed Hoover to keep him informed on fascist and Communist activities in the U.S. Hoover took the opportunity to increase his d... ... middle of paper ... ...ing organized crime and foreign threats posed during wartime and other foreign spy agencies. Hoover was a very controversial man but thousands of dangerous people to justice. Although he used his resources to blackmail famous and powerful people such as Martin Luther King Jr, Marilyn Monroe and presidents he did this so he could stay in power and protect American citizens. He laid the basis down for crime fighting agencies around the world with his new strategies’ forensics labs and recruitment policies for agencies today. He brought many crime organizations to their knees and stopped many foreign threats from hurting his beloved America.
Among the villains that Theseus killed, were Sciron, Sinis, Procrustes and Phaea. Theseus arrived in Athens wearing a sword and a pair of sandals that Aegeus had left for him in Troezen. He was then greeted by his father Aegeus and his stepmother Medea who was a sorceress. But she was jealous of his influence over Aegeus so Medea tried to kill him by sending him to kill a wild bull. But Theseus succeeded and sacrificed the bull to Apollo.
There he puts his dream to work of drawing the Romans out of Galilee. One day Daniel is greeted by a brother and sister that decided to visit the mountain, not knowing a band of rebels lived there. Daniel talks with them and asked them about the village which he left five years earlier. Then one of the men apart of Rosh’s group of rebels, Ebol came and said that Rosh had a task for them to get a very big slave which Rosh wanted. After Daniel telling the brother and sister, Joel and Malthace, to leave at once they refuse and Joel hides his sister behind a rock while Joel goes with Daniel.
Grant's father liked the name Hiram Ulysses Grant, but his mother liked the name Albert Gallitan Grant. They eventually agreed on the name Hiram Grant. (Smith, 21-23) Grant's father owned a tannery in Point Pleasant; but when Grant was only a year old, his father sold their tannery and the family moved to Georgetown, Ohio, where he spent the bulk of his boyhood years. As a boy, Grant did not like school, therefore he did not try to succeed and was considered a poor student. As a teen, he was famous around town for training horses with ease, a skill that would help Grant in his years in the army.
As the controversy over the art value of photography became widespread, Stieglitz began to fight for the recognition of his chosen medium. This battle would last his whole life. Edward Stieglitz, father of Alfred, was born in Germany in 1833. He grew up on a farm, loved nature, and was an artist at heart. Legend has it that, independent and strong willed, Edward Stieglitz ran away from home at the age of sixteen because his mother insisted on upon starching his shirt after he had begged her not to (Lowe 23).