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  • Everyday Heroes
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    When someone mentions the word hero, people picture Hercules, Batman, or even Superman. You might picture a knight in shining armor riding into the sunset with a beautiful woman along side. Some people picture the skinny models who prance around in clothes and always look beautiful featured in Vogue, and Cosmo. Other people picture the CEO of a top company, making over ten million a year. Some might even picture an ex-president, or even their teacher. But when I hear the word hero I don't pictur...
  • Firefighter A Heroic Job
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    he most heroic person? In the list there are many heroes, people that save lives, people who discover evidence and facts, and people who accomplish life long goals. It took me a while to decide on who is the most heroic, after I put my thoughts together I decided on the firefighter. Being a firefighter is a big responsibility: you have to be willing to put your life on the line for people you " ve never spoken to or even seen before. I believe a firefighter is the most heroic job there is even m...
  • Real Hero
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    Real Heroes What is a hero Who can be considered as a hero According to the dictionary 'hero' is defined as: 1. a person remembered or admired for (an act of) bravery, strength, or goodness; 2. the most important character in a play, poem, story, etc. In our real life or in history, most of the heroism always involves violence. Is it necessary to have fighting in order to constitute a hero I watched the movie The Road Warrior yesterday. There is too much violence in the movie. The desire for gas...
  • Hemingway Code Heroes
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    Ernest Hemingway's Code Hero Defined by His Setting The life of Ernest Hemingway exemplifies courage, valor, and fortitude as he recovered from a World War I wound, stalked big game, and pursued other blood sports. In fact, where there was action, there was Hemingway. This influential writer, who uses his simple prose to portray strong, stoic characters, ultimately created his own genre of "good guy" characters-the "Hemingway code hero". These anti-heroes, as they are sometimes called, are a str...
  • Call Sport Superstars Heroes
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    Hero Worship When asked to conjure up descriptions of a hero or heroism, many people would imagine similar scenes. The firefighters pulling a family from a burning building, a soldier saving his platoon from certain death, rescue workers pulling a stranded mountain climber from a precarious ledge, and the Knights of the Round Table saving a damsel in distress, are all examples of the "common" hero. Many people display heroism in everyday life but are rarely recognized either by their peers or by...
  • War Left Karski
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    Unsung Hero Defining the word hero is difficult. The dictionary states that a hero is any person admired for courage, nobility, or exploits, especially in war. For most people, the definition of hero is left to interpretation. Some people believe a hero is an exceptional athlete, but others think it is the local cop that made the news for a job well done. It is all up to the individual who is defining what a hero is. Jan Karski is a hero for several reasons; he proved to be courageous, demonstra...
  • Heracles To The Greatest Of Heroes
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    Flames are coming out of every opening in a building and a firefighter runs in to save someone that is inside. A police officer is shot while trying to ensure that no innocent lives are taken of those being held hostage inside a bank. A lifeguard jumps into the deep end of the pool to save a drowning child. Firefighters, police officers, lifeguards or even the next door neighbor could be considered heroes. Why does society have a need for heroes? What traits should heroes have? The Merriam-Webst...
  • Life Hero Of Neo
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    The Matrix Hero Myth. Hollywood is the production machine that continues to bombard America with its action-packed hero movies. The Matrix stars Keanu Reeves as a prime example of the larger than life Hollywood hero whose explosive screen acting and dumb luck turn the lead character into this hero, who tantalizes American audiences. The storyline of the movie throws audiences immediately into the mystery behind "the matrix" from an objective person's perspective. Neo, or Mr. Anderson as the evil...
  • Jane Eyre
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    JANE EYRE a character analysis Becoming a memorable hero in literature is not an easy thing. Your life is exposed to the public eye, critics scorn your motives, and, far crueler, AP English teachers force their students to write a character analysis about every aspect of your being. However, once in a blue moon, a hero springs up that, strangely enough, is interesting enough that certain ambitious students find him or her so intriguing that they type a three thousand word essay praising or denou...
  • Will Taubin
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    Heroes If I had to identify someone as a hero, I would have to say that my personal hero would have to be Will Taubin, aka "Rat boy". Will Taubin is a freestyle Boxer, like myself. We used to ride together until he moved to California two years ago. Will Taubin has taught me the three most important things in my life. The first thing that he taught me is to set a goal and never give up until you have achieved it. The second thing that he taught me is "You can if you think you can". The third thi...
  • Seger's Idea Of Typical Hero Characteristics
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    The Analysis of Baron Munchausen In the book Signs of Life, the author Linda Seger writes about heroes, and their typical characteristics, that for the most part have always been the same throughout history. Even the word hero is already put in the male tense, suggesting there that most heroes have been and will be males. For the most part Seger's points are well taken and are backed up mostly by every heroic story I've ever read or seen before in my life. The Adventures Of Baron Munchausen defi...
  • Official Hero
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    Cop, Bad Cop: The Thematic Paradigm in American Comics Good Pow! Zap! Bang! When a reader sees words like these, it can mean only one thing. Comic books have been a part of American culture for decades. Many a child will spend his entire allowance on the colorful magazine; not every adult is immune to the books' charms. Almost everyone has an inexplicable attraction to the heroes of the comics, and no heroes are more popular than Superman and Batman. The popularity of Superman or Batman is easy ...
  • Do People Need Heroes The Hero
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    Why Do People Need Heroes The hero is the man - rarely the woman - who inspires children and adults, and reflects the finest qualities of man even if the stories are fantasy. He is recognized as an inspiration, seen as someone engendering man's best qualities. It is not that the hero represents most if not all men; it is that most, if not all men are happy to have him as their representative (Britannica). Heroes are very important and necessary symbols of the hopes and dreams of man. Heroes are ...
  • Most Popular Hobby
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    Hobbies differ like tastes. If you have chosen a hobby according to your character and taste you are lucky because your life becomes more interesting. Hobbies are divided into 4 large groups: doing, making, collecting and learning things. The most popular hobby is doing things. It includes a wide variety of activities from gardening to traveling, from chess to volleyball. Both grown-ups and children are fond of playing different computer games. This hobby is becoming more and more popular. Makin...
  • Type Of Hero
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    The word hero is not used today as it was many years ago. Back then a hero was a warrior who fought and killed his enemies to save many lives. Today we know there are many types of heroes. For example, Martin Luther King changed the lives of many and was considered a great hero though he never fought or killed anyone. A hero is anyone who changes anyones life in a positive way. The classic definition of a hero is a strong courageous man who fights evil to defend the lives of the innocent. Many t...
  • Cause Of Millions Of Innocent Lives Being
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    In what ways was Adolf Hitler's life remarkable? Hitler was a German political leader, one of the 20th century's most powerful dictators, who converted Germany into a fully militarized society. He launched World War II - though this isn't something to be proud of, it isn't something anyone does everyday. By making anti-Semitism a major key of his propaganda and policies, he was able to build up the Nazi party into a mass movement. There was a time when he dominated most of Europe and North Afric...

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