Essay on Analysis Of The Movie ' Achilles '

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The term motivation is derived from the Latin word which implies to move. It is the act of stimulating someone or oneself to get a desired course of action, to push the right button to get the desired action. Motivation gives us reasons to why we do the things that we do in life. Having motivation gives people the desire to do certain needs and goals. Without motivation, you will not be successful without out. Two people, Hector from the movie Troy and Socrates from Plato’s Apology, are motivated by the love of their country. Hector is motivated by the love of his country during war while Socrates is motivated by the love of his country politically and philosophically. First, Hector is motivated by his country in a variety of ways. Agamemnon said in the movie Troy after the first battle in the movie, “Achilles is on Man! Hector is one man! Look what he did to us today! I don’t care about the man’s allegiance; I care about his ability to win battles! Hector fights for his country! Achilles fights only for himself!” Throughout the movie, you can see that Hector fights for his country. He is willing to do anything to help his country succeed. Hector might sometimes disagree with his family, but he remains loyal to them. Hector said in the movie, "All my life I have lived by a code, and the code is simple; honor the gods, love your woman, and defend your country. Troy is mother to us all. Fight for her!" Hector respects and honors the gods and knows that there would be…

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