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  • Greatest Male Hero
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    The Narrative Of Popular Romance Simultaneously Challenges And Reaffirms Traditional Male-female Rel The theory that popular art as a whole exists to reinforce the status quo and keep its audience happy with it is one that has long been espoused by critics. This attitude is one which was especially championed by the Marxist oriented Frankfurt school of thought led by Horkheimer, Adorno and Herbert Marcuse, who argued that only "high" art could give us a view of a better tomorrow. In her book "Lo...
  • Hero's In Ancient Greece Achilles
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    Greece: Heroism In ancient Greek times heroism was much different than it is now. Today, all you have to do to become a hero most of the time is rich, after you do this the media will take it from there. But in the time of the Trojans it took much more, thing's that Achilles thankfully, was very good at or things he thought was important. Achilles was not only a hero physically, but was more importantly, a hero for the Achians army's morale, also his chivalric properties were important with his ...
  • Definition Of A Hero And Terry Malloy
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    Terry Malloy as a "Hero?? ?" When Terry Malloy was first introduced, he did not make any indications that he would strive for the respect that he gained throughout the story. His tough-guy behavior and compassionate attitude has made him what he is: a hero. He never revealed what he was truly made of or what he was capable of. He always had low self-esteem about himself-repeatedly calling himself a "bum". Despite his stubbornness to change and his ignorance to others, Malloy proves himself by do...
  • Great Trait For A Hero
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    Becoming a Hero"A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself" (Campbell 1). When we think of heroes most of us think of movie stars or professional athletes, but it's not always about your popularity or talent it can also be about how you help society. What I think make a great hero is someone who is able to overcome his or her obstacles in life, is highly motivated, and has plenty of bravery. Overcoming obstacles may be one of the hardest parts of being a her...
  • Fit For A Hero
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    Indian literature since the 1970's has focused on themes of death and dislocation, as a response to colonialism. Indian literature just started to get its international recognition around 1975, for its originality. This conferred that Indian literature had an identity all its own. Indian literature unlike American literature is based on constant reoccurring themes. The majority of Indian writings are supporting an obsession with death, the treatment of political and personal paralysis, and metap...
  • Herakles Being The Hero
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    Many hundreds of years from now our great comic hero's stories will be told to a new generation of humans, it will then be called a myth. That is exactly what our modern day myths, they are comics. When you look at our modern day comic book hero's you don't view them as a myth. "Myth as viewed by many modern intellect is primitive; trying to explain world of nature, production of poetical fancy... mythology is all these" (Campbell 382). As Superman is to our generation of mythology as is Herakle...
  • Combat Awards
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    Awarding Six Medals To The Three Released Awarding Six Medals To The Three Released P.O.W. S The military has lost its mind by awarding six medals to the three released P.O.W. 's. I do not mean to rag on the three troops – although one did write a "Thank You' note to his prison guards for his swell Motel 6 treatment, but more to the point is the damage such giveaway policies do to our military awards programs. Remember what Napoleon said about awards: "Give me enough ribbon and I will conq...

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