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Stronger Than a Heel (greek connections)

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Sydney Potts

on 14 May 2014

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Stronger than a Heel
Beatrice "Tris" Prior
Tris hates showing her weaknesses, forgiving is hard for her, she believes in revenge, and she is reckless.
Acts of Morality:
Tris was the fist person to jump off the building at the compound (good).
Related To:
Tris is related to Caleb Prior (brother), Natalie Prior (Mom), and Andrew Prior (Dad).
Character Type:
Tris is a dynamic character because she goes from not knowing why she she is different than others, to using that as an advantage.
Characters Role:
Tris is the main character in Divergent.
The symbols for her are 3 bird (for her family), the Dauntless seal (part of her life), and ther Abnegation symbol (also part of her life).
Tris & Achilles
Decisions that reflect Achilles:
When they first go to the dauntless camp they have to jump off a building. No one would jump, but Tris steps up and is the first one to jump. That shows that she is brave. Achilles reflects Tris because Achilles was the bravest warrior in the Trojan war.
Additional Information:
Tris also shows bravery when she climbs the ferris wheel to look for the flag. She also was brave when she was facing her fears.
Thesis Statement
Although Tris and Achilles were born along time ago they are alike because they both were brave, they both faced many obstacles during war, and the two never gave up.
Myth that Connects them Together
He is brave, but a little too self-confident.
Acts of Mortality:
Achilles fought in battle and never gave up. (good)
Achilles heal and Achilles armor
Related to:
Son of Peleus, King of Myrmidons and Thetis, a sea nymph. Grandson of Zeus.
Interesting Information:
Achilles got killed when they were in the temple arranging for his marriage. He got killed by Paris, Hectors brother, with a poisoned arrow in the heal.
Picture: http://www.westfield.ma.edu/personalpages/draker/edcom/final/webprojects/sp07/mythology/Question2C.html
Picture: http://www.digitalspy.com/movies/i586656-8/divergent-shailene-woodley-tris-prior-divergent.html#~oDk5nnMIMhXC3w
Video: www.youtube.com/watch?v=loyY1To_Qk0
Greek Connections
Sydney Potts

Book Trailer
The myth that connects these two are that they both have an abundant amount of bravery, Tris had a lot of scenes in the book Divergent that showed that characteristic. For example, whenever Tris jumped off of the building, when Tris battled kids that had more skills then her, and she had to be brave to keep her secret. Achilles showed bravery when he battled the Trojans in the Trojan war.
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