He has given up his own life so that the citizens of Gotham will not have to endure the tragedy that he did. He puts others above his own personal life without expecting anything in return. Batman fights crimes daily with the help of the Gotham police, but many ponder whether he actually is a hero because he does not kill his enemies and get rid of them for good. He has
A hero is someone who will risk his life to protect others. A hero is brave, courageous and strong. Yet a hero also has weaknesses. Odysseus is a hero that has to leave his family to fight in the Trojan War, he has a clever idea and with the help of a god, the war ended. However, he insults Poseidon because he didn’t say thanks to him.
Aeneas once again proves his piety prevails, as he does not let Juno's efforts to destroy his fleet discourage him. Although, his piety survives Juno's attacks, he is very disgruntled by his fate and he does not hide his feelings. Aeneas deems "luckier were those who died before their parents under Troy's high walls" (1. 112-113). He utterly envies the men who died in the Trojan War, wishing he could be so lucky, as to die behind the walls.
The modern day hero is a person who comes out of nowhere to save a life or to save the day. Take for example Superman, Spiderman or Batman. These heroes are typically shown with chiseled chins, bulging muscles and perfect teeth; their appearance is flawless. They are heroes because they think their power forces them to be heroes, but they hide their face because they do not want the notoriety. Shakespeare’s hero is different from modern day heroes.
101) This is significant because Freak is acting very brave against Max’s dad while everybody else is scared of him. This is the reason why Freak should be the hero in Freak the Mighty. Last but not least, Freak is the hero because he is helpful. Freak is helpful because he restored Max’s confidence and knowledge by pushing Max to his limits, and by teaching him how to read better. Also, he is helpful because he gave Max a positive point of view.
Governor LePetomane, not being such a bright fellow, is convinced by Lamar to choose a black man about to be hung by the name of Bart played by Cleavon Little. Lamar’s purpose for this was to make the residents of Rock Ridge leave so he could buy the land cheaper. This all back fires in the Lamar’s face because Bart, eventually becomes accepted by all of Rock Ridge. He has become so loved by the townspeople, and he unites them in an uprising to stop the evil plans of the corrupt and evil Lamar. As the movie comes to a close, Bart shoots General Lamar outside of the Grumman’s Chinese Theater, and as a final message he tells people of all color and nations to get along and live in harmony.
First, in various stories Odysseus is very contradicting to himself because he is only hero-like some of the time. When he and his men were raiding the Cyclops’ cave they could have left before the Cyclops got there and they could have avoided a lot of trouble. But Odysseus wanted to be a hero and wanted to stay and fight the Cyclops. This was a very selfish move of him and ended up being the wrong decision because it cost him a few of his best men. Later when he redeems himself he tells the Cyclops his name is nobody and gets him drunk.
Billy wants to find peace within him and the only way he can have it is to have revenge on the Indians who killed his parents. Revenge is not a good thing and it is not the way to go. His brother falls in love with a young girl and leaves Billy. Billy is left alone once more, first with the wolf and now with his brother. When he returns to Mexico to find his brother he only finds his remains he had been killed.
It makes you think that his men getting home is low on Odysseus’s list, which is proven when Circe tells him that he will be the only survivor, and he seems not to care. Odysseus could be considered a hero, but many of his actions say otherwise. Now in modern culture, a hero puts himself before others. The hero is the one that runs into the burning building; The one that saves the city. The one that you would least expect.
The innocence of Brutus Brutus was not guilty when he killed Caesar. He was an honorable person to do such a brave thing. He didn’t just do it because of ambition, like what most people think, but he did it to save Rome. He cared about Rome and knew that Caesar wasn’t doing a good job at keeping the romans safe. Caesar was so ambitious that it wasn’t good for high power.