Theme of Betrayal

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Reading Comprehension
Grade:
9,10,11,12

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Theme of Betrayal

Smiling faces sometimes pretend to be your friendSmiling faces show no traces of the evil that lurks withinSmiling faces, smiling faces sometimesThey don't tell the truth uhSmiling faces, smiling facesTell lies and I got proofThe truth is in the eyesCause the eyes don't lie, amenRemember a smile is justA frown turned upside downMy friend let me tell youSmiling faces, smiling faces sometimesThey don't tell the truth, uhSmiling faces, smiling facesTell lies and I got proofBeware, beware of the handshakeThat hides the snakeI'm telling you bewareBeware of the pat on the backIt just might hold you backJealousy (jealousy)Misery (misery)EnvyI tell you, you can't see behind smiling facesSmiling faces sometimes they don't tell the truthSmiling faces, smiling facesTell lies and I got proofSmiling faces, smiling faces sometimesThey don't tell the truthSmiling faces, smiling facesTell lies and I got proof(Smiling faces, smiling faces sometimes)(Smiling faces, smiling faces sometimes)I'm telling you beware, beware of the handshakeThat hides the snakeListen to me now, bewareBeware of that pat on the backIt just might hold you backSmiling faces, smiling faces sometimesThey don't tell the truthSmiling faces, smiling facesTell lies and I got proofYour enemy won't do you no harmCause you'll know where he's coming fromDon't let the handshake and the smile fool yaTake my advice I'm only try' to school ya

Theme of Betrayal

Predominantly In the novel the Adventure of Ulysses, the keeper of the wind Aeolous gives Ulysses a bag that cointains winds. In exchanged for a story, Ulysses tells Aeolous Keeper of the winds the story of the battle of Trojan and his adventures after leaving. Ulysses asks help in returning to Ithaca so Aeolus gives Ulysses a bag of winds, telling him not to let anyone else touch it and when it is opened to only let a very small amount of wind out. So Ulyssses sat guarding the sack for nine without sleeping he even eate next to the sack to make sure no one opend it. Finally Ulysses had to sleep because he was tired and restless he had spend nine days without resting at all. While he was sleeping his greedy man went near the sack and thought that there was treasure in the bag and that Ulysses wanted to keep it all to himself. They opened the sack and immediatly were pushed back by the winds. Ulysses woke up and notice that his man had opened the sack and the wind that was finally going to take them home was gone. To conclude, Ulysses went to the god of the winds to ask for another sack of winds, because his man had blew out what he gave him. But Aelous refused to give Ulysses another sack of winds because he had adviced him and told him not to let the sack out of his sight.

Example: The Adventure of Ulysses.

Book Hamlet

On page 39 the author states "I was betrayed, said Ulysses. Betrayed by sleep the most cruel sleep of my life and then by wicked, foolish, greedy crew who released the winds from the sac and let us be snatched back from happiness even as we saw the smoke rising from our chimneys." Therefore, as a result of the callow act of Ulysses man, they weren't able to get to their homes with their loving families. Concluding that now they have to find another way to get to their homes.

Evidence

Gertrude betrays Hamlet by marrying Cladius so quickly after his father's death. Hamlet views their relationship as depraved because Cladius is Gertrude's brother (by marriage). Rosencrantz and Guildenstern betray Hamlet by following Claudius' direction, spying on Hamlet, and reporting back to Claudius.

Stabbed in the back.

ELA

Song Lycris


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