Compare also the Book of Job. Special mention might also be made of the Consolation of Philosophy of Boethiusa work that combines Platonic, Christian, and Stoic thought on the nature of suffering. In most of the battles, good guys are far outnumbered by bad guys, and their chances of victory are usually slim to none.
The basic forms may be described as the apocalypticin which the writer describes real, social events whether historical or imagined as manifestations of the eternal conflict between God and Satangood and evil — a struggle that, if controlled in the end by God's omnipotencewas nevertheless of deep importance for humans.
In Ragnarok, the gods face giants and other fell beasts knowing they will be killed in the process. But I find precious little comfort or inspiration in the behaviour of the establishment whom, I am told, ad nauseum infinitum, I should respect.
Feb 04, BookMarc rated it really liked it With so much of America experiencing extreme winter weather this season it seemed apt that I review 'Superman:The Never-Ending Battle' as it's a novel that has extreme weather at the forefront of the storyline.
This novel is part of six individual Justice League of America novels that make a complete series. The inner evil conflict[ edit ] Joseph Conrad defined all humans as having an "inner evil" or Heart of Darkness in his novella of the same name. Sometimes referred to as "The Good War," the Second World War has arguably come in western discourse to signify the very idea of a just war between Good The Allies and Evil The Axisin both popular and at times even academic spheres.
That's not to say that Superman, for instance, is the only character in the Superman novel but rather he is the main focus of the novel with the other members of the Justice League playing more minor roles.