Author Archives: cjones59

Blog Post 11

Throughout this winter term we have discussed many different heroes as well as many different types of heroes. At the end of this course my  favorite hero and film character would have to be William Wallce. He was a man who was in a fight for his freedom as well as his country’s freedom. He did whatever was necessary to … Continue Reading

Posted in ELYSIUM | 3 Comments

Blog Post 10

Sacrifice is a huge thing to do for someone you care about. People sacrifice many things for ones that they love so that the one they sacrifice for can live a better life or even live in general. In my opinion a very huge sacrifice would be giving your life or going to jail. In the case of Notorious BIG … Continue Reading

Posted in ELYSIUM | Leave a comment

MLK Posy Cjones

Martin Luther King Junior was a very courageous man and had many inspiring quotations as well as views on how the world ought to be. My favorite quotation from this man would be “There can be no dissapointment where there is not deep love.” This quotaion came from a letter he wrote from a Birmingham jail to his fellow clergymen … Continue Reading

Posted in ELYSIUM | 2 Comments

Cjones Blog 9

The Vietnam War was easily one of the most hated wars by the United States citizens. THe majority of the country’s population did not want to fight in a war that did not effect the United States as they saw it. Sons were getting taking from their homes in the draft and more and more young men were being taken … Continue Reading

Posted in ELYSIUM | 5 Comments

Cjones Blog 8

William Wallace is a man who fights for his country. He is a man who fights for his people and their civil liberties amd does not do well with being told what to do by a foregin leader, which in his case was the king of England. He fights and kills not for pleasure but for justice and some sort … Continue Reading

Posted in ELYSIUM | 3 Comments

Cjones Blog 7

Super heroes are not just men or women who dress up in costumes and fight the bad guys so that the people of the town or city they are protecting are safe. To me, the best super hero is a soldier. A soldier for the United States of America is the biggest hero in my mind. They fight to protect … Continue Reading

Posted in ELYSIUM | Leave a comment

Jones Blog 5

There are many great film characters that I thoroughly enjoy watching. My favortie film character would be Smalls from the Sandlot. Smalls, played by Tom Guiry, is a nerd who moves into the neighborhood where a bunch of kids who love the game of baseball live.  Everyday they play baseball at an old field that they call the Sandlot. Smalls’ step father … Continue Reading

Posted in ELYSIUM | 2 Comments

Cjones Blog 4

Throughout the tale of Beowulf, he encounters many dilemmas in which he needs some help with. He always seems to refer to a higher power or God when he needs help with these tasks. He only refers to one God throughout the text and thats what makes him a Christian. The Pagan people refer to multiple Gods and pray to … Continue Reading

Posted in ELYSIUM | Leave a comment

Cjones Blog 3

Today in class we were broken into groups to discuss the acts of courtley love and chivalry. As a group we came to a conclusion that certain rules and codes contradicted each other. The two that we found contradicting were “be respectful to host, women, and honor” and “a true lover does not desire to embrace in love anyone except … Continue Reading

Posted in ELYSIUM | 5 Comments

Cjones Blog 2

The Greek terms we discussed in class today are very relatable to all epic or tragic heroes in the past and to the ones of the present. When I think of a hero of present times who has a large hamartia but is also a leader to many people would be Lance Armstrong. Lance Armstrong fought many types of cancer … Continue Reading

Posted in Blog 2 (Jan 4) Greek to Me | Leave a comment