Traits of the hero according to Classical tradition”(The Archetypal Hero,2016). This idea of heros being isolated on their journey to save others relates closely to the stories of Ree Dolly and Queen Elizabeth. These two woman had to women had to separate themselves from family and friends and had to sacrifice their own personal needs to help others. In Ree’s case she put her own dreams of going to the army on hold to make sure her family would be taken care of through the absence of their father. In Queen Elizabeths case , she dedicated her whole life to serving her country as queen; and she had to ignore her own wants for love and companionship. Ree and Queen Elizathbeth are different in many ways but they are also similar and both share traits of the classical hero.
First Ree and Queen Elizabeth are different because they come from opposite sides of the economic scale. Queen Elizabeth was born into royalty and money wasn 't one of her concerns growing up or on her quest to protect her country. Ree is the opposite because she was born into poor conditions. Her father was involved in meth cooking , but that job didn’t appear to have produce a lot of money. The families house and living get conditions indicated that. Ree and her siblings barely ever had enough to eat and the land that they owned wasn 't worth much. They are also different because Queen Elizabeth was responsible for leading thousands of people while Ree was only responsible for her small family. Even though Queen Elizabeth was responsible for more people I think Ree had to be more courageous on her jou...
... middle of paper ...
...that plotted to assonance her because of their religious views. Ree and Queen Elizabeth both have the classic hero characteristic of having a difficult childhood. Ree had to grow up in poor condtion, her father was in and out of jails because of his drug activity and her mother had a mental illness so she wasn 't there to help physically. Queen Elizabeth’s mother was killed shortly after her birth , she wasn 't wanted by her father because he wanted a boy , and she was locked away for a while when her sister became queen. Them theme of the classical hero’s mother being killed relates to both of these characters because Queen Elizabeth 's mom was physically dead and Ree’s mother was mentally dead forcing them both to grow up faster thsn the average prrson. Growing up with out a mother could be an explanation for both characters strength and disregard for gender norms
Need Writing Help?
Get feedback on grammar, clarity, concision and logic instantly.Check your paper »
- Gifted with the darkest attributes intertwined in his imperfect characteristics, Shakespeare’s Richard III displays his anti-hero traits afflicted with thorns of villains: “Plots have I laid, inductions dangerous / By drunken prophecies, libels, and dreams” (I.i.32-33). Richard possesses the idealism and ambition of a heroic figure that is destined to great achievements and power; however, as one who believes that “the end justifies the means”, Richard rejects moral value and tradition as he is willing to do anything to accomplish his goal to the crown.... [tags: Literary Analysis, Shakespeare]
1163 words (3.3 pages)
- Many people, in England, believe that there has always been one queen to stand above the rest. That queen was Elizabeth the 1st. She has made many accomplishments during her reign. From a compromise about what religion England would follow to defeating the Spanish Armada. Elizabeth was born September 7, 1533 in Greenwich England. She was the daughter of King Henry VII and his second wife, Anne Boleyn. Elizabeth had a half sister from the king’s first wife, Catherine of Aragon, and also had a half brother from the king’s third wife, Jane Seymour.... [tags: queen elizabeth, protestants, spanish armada]
1197 words (3.4 pages)
- Briona Bowyer AP Lang. & Comp. Ms. Schaner 2nd Hour 10 Mar. 2016 It Can Make A Person or Break A Person The world consists of people who have two opposite traits. Half of the population is brave, fearless, and daring. The other half is wimpy, fearful, and pusillanimous. All of these traits are synonyms and antonyms of one definition: courage. Courage is when someone has the inspiration to be mentally strong; or it is when someone has the willpower to do things that he/she would not normally do.... [tags: William Shakespeare, Elizabeth I of England]
1389 words (4 pages)
- Queen Elizabeth was born on September 7, in 1533 to a royal couple by the name of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn. She pertained a strong personality and strong political skills in overlooking marriage proposals and intensely flirting with many available suitors. She reigned over England without a king or children (Britannia: Elizabeth 1). Her father was known for the execution of his wives. The king had announced that any daughter would be "illegitimate" to the line of succession because his upcoming sons would be highly favorable to the throne (Thomas, Heather).... [tags: Queen Elizabeth]
961 words (2.7 pages)
- Her father and mother where King Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn and had one brother and sister, Edward and Mary. But Queen Elizabeth had troubles of her own. She was abandoned by her own father, locked away by her own sister, but that didn’t stop her to become the greatest queen we know. Elizabeth father had some crimes on his own. When Elizabeth was only three he beheaded her mother, Anne Boleyn because she did not give him a baby boy; she gave birth to a girl. Soon after Elizabeth wasn’t raised in a palace with her father she was sent away.... [tags: Queen Elizabeth Essays]
924 words (2.6 pages)
- The exceptional reign of Queen Elizabeth I stands out in British history. Her reign is one of the longest in British history. Under her rule Britain began to gain strength because her policies laid the groundwork for the future rulers to build upon. The previous rulers of England, such as Queen Mary I, created turmoil through their policies which their personal beliefs influenced greatly. Elizabeth I’s reign remained relatively stable and she implemented new political policies that helped to strengthen Britain.... [tags: British History, Queen Elizabeth I]
1615 words (4.6 pages)
- Queen Elizabeth was born on September 7, 1533 in Greenwich, United Kingdom. (Bio.com) The queen was recognized most by her nickname “The Virgin Queen.” Elizabeth I was the long filling queen of England, the Elizabethan era is actually named after her. Elizabeth governed with relative stability and prosperity for 44 years. (Bio.com) In Elizabeth 's early life she was a princess, but declared illegitimate through political machinations. She was perhaps England 's most famous monarch, but grew up in complex and sometimes difficult circumstances.... [tags: Elizabeth I of England, Mary I of England]
1086 words (3.1 pages)
- In every country, there are individuals who have had an importance to their time period. This importance is highlighted by the individual’s background, roles, and actions. ““The things which I have here before promised, I will perform and keep. So help me God.” The words the Queen said on her Coronation Day as she laid her hand on the bible” (Bradford 4). At the young age of twenty five, Princess Elizabeth Alexandra Mary became Queen. The Queen is now the second-longest reigning Monarch in England, reigning for fifty nine years thus far.... [tags: Biography of Her Majesty the Queen]
891 words (2.5 pages)
- Queen Elizabeth I Elizabeth I was born on September 7, 1533 at Greenwich Palace near London. Her father was England's King Henry VIII; her mother was the king's second wife, Anne Boleyn. Elizabeth had an older half-sister, Mary, who was the daughter of the king's first wife, Catherine of Aragon. King Henry had moved heaven and earth to marry Anne Boleyn. He had parted from the Catholic church, established the Church of England, and annulled his twenty-four year marriage to Queen Catherine - partly because he loved Anne, and partly because he wanted the male heir Catherine could not give him.... [tags: England Queen Elizabeth First Essays Papers]
2817 words (8 pages)
- She is doted as one of England’s greatest monarchs, and brought England out of destitution, and into one of its most glorious periods, the Elizabethan Age. Though, she suffered greatly before crowning; throughout her rule as Queen, England was reformed and fortified to be one of the most powerful countries in the known world. Elizabeth was born in the Greenwich Palace on September 7, 1533 to Anne Boleyn and King Henry VIII of England. (Stated on page 1 of Crompton, Samuel Willard. Queen Elizabeth and England's Golden Age.... [tags: Queen of England, Biography]
1067 words (3 pages)