Chance. By Adam and Jacob. Summary. Chance in Ransom by David Malouf, plays a crucial role in the narrative. He uses chance to create mystery and a sense of uncertainty in the story. Chance can be what drives someone to act. Examples from the text.
By Adam and Jacob
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Fate is not set in stone. In the book Ransom, Hermes and Iris present Priam's fate, yet this cannot be changed. The gods can show Priam his fate but they cannot solve it. It was the characters decisions what lead them to their fate.Even when Priam is confronted with doubt, he moves through that and pushes forward to fulfil his visions.
Iris is the god who appears in Priams vision and shows Priamthe journey he undertakes. This is what gives Priam the idea to go and retreive his dead sons body. Hermes was a trickster and played around with Priam and Somax.Hermes escorts Priam and somax to Achilles camps and helps Priam gets his son back.