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  • Real Hero
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    He Ever Regards Others What is a hero? Is it someone that "saves the day and gets the girl?" This used to be my definition of a hero until I grew up and really learned what a hero is. The dictionary says a hero is "a man of great strength and courage, favored by the gods and in part descended from them, often regarded as a half-god and worshiped after his death". Through society though we are disillusioned to the identity of real hero's and instead praise celebrities as such. Over time though I ...
  • 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...
  • Gatsby's Hero
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    Gatsby Essay Who is the real hero of the novel Nick or Gatsby discuss In the novel the great Gatsby we can look at two people as the heros, but they are both heros in a different manner. Nick could be seen as a hero because of the way he struggled to help Gatsby realize his dream and the other hero is Gatsby himself who we can see as a hero because of the way he took the blame for the woman he loved and she didn t even acknowledge him after his death. Nick was born in the poor part of town but s...
  • Hero By The Type Of Adventure
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    'Furthermore, we have not even to risk the adventure alone, for the heroes of all time here gone before us. ' (p. 1 A Heroes Adventure). This quote from Joseph Campbell tells you the essence of a hero. Odysseus might be a hero in the book but Telemachus was the one who went through the real journey. Campbell defines a hero one as 'who has found or done something beyond the normal range of achievement and experience. Hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself. ...
  • The Matrix A Neo's Journey Analysis
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    The Matrix: A Hero's Journey Analysis The Ordinary World For Thomas A. Anderson, his ordinary world is ironically, a computer-simulated world, known as The Matrix. The real world is only a fake but the adventure world is real. By day, Thomas Anderson works as a computer programmer for a software company called Meta cortex. By night, he is a computer hacker for hire known as Neo. In the simulated world, Thomas seems very bored and he doesn't care much about his job. He is always late for work and...
  • People Your Heroes
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    Position Paper on Heroes On September 11th 2001, New York City, Washington D.C., and Somerset County, Pennsylvania all came face to face with an unthinkable tragedy. When the emergency response teams were sent out to the sites, they had no idea what they were going to experience. They helped others to safety and then turned right back around to help someone else. These are America's real heroes. As The United States changes because of these tragic events, the focus of our heroes should be placed...
  • Wide Range Of People As Heroes
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    Heroes of society Heroes are important in life we " ve always had them and always will. They " re our role models, we attempt to be resembling them. Society looks up to these heroes for many reasons, it could be that they " re cool or have style, because they could fly or have supernatural powers, because of the way they make a person feel, the confidence they have, or even because a majority likes him and wants to be him a person may want to go with the flow. All heroes in society have similari...
  • Today's Heroes
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    Valiance in the 21st Century And suddenly earth and sky were dazed by a pounding roar! And suddenly through the dawn an army began to pour! And lo! Ahead the army, holding aloft his spear came Lancelot to save his dear Guenevere! Camelot, Guenevere Heroism as is defined in the dictionary is the condition or quality of being a hero; heroic characteristics or conduct; courage; gallantry. In the bold days of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round, men traveled on brave quests, searching for adven...
  • Aladdin Into The Cave Of Wonders
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    The word "hero" is used so casually, yet we fail to think about the essence of a true hero. His background, triumphs and tribulations, and knowledge. All these are essential to a mythological hero. Aladdin accurately reflects the qualities of a hero, from the ordinary to the extraordinary. The real hero is the person that goes through the heroic cycle, in which he is faced with obstacles and illusion, but never ceases to overcome the difficulties. Throughout the movie Aladdin, many references ar...

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