Waitstill and Martha Sharp were two highly rare individuals. I personally felt very touched and thankful for Martha and Waitstill Sharp because my grandfather was saved by a man with the same righteousness and bravery as the Sharps. Not only were the Sharps not Jewish, but they were also Americans. These two beings had no relation to the people they helped, yet still risked their lives to do so. The church that they belonged to asked for volunteers to go to Prague to deliver aid to the refugees.
Ida & Louise Cook saved Jews from the holocaust. They raised money for the Jews. They also planned their escape. They got 29 Jews into Britain.
Oskar Schindler risked his life to save about 1,200 Jews during WWII. Schindler employed as many Jews as possible and convinced the nazis to let him keep his workers. He also spent all his money to keep his workers safe with expensive bribes. He done a lot and gave up his business and fortune to save Jews, he could have given up on his workers and turned them in to save his company and save money but he never abandoned them, that's why
Empathy; the ability to understand and share the feelings of another. An admirable trait, it often coincides with one's resilience. In Elie Wiesel’s Night, he recounts his experiences as a young man during the Holocaust. It is a journey of suffering and survival, where the true devastation of the Holocaust is brought to light. Elies great empathy for his father shaped his resilience which allowed him to survive.
Anne Frank Essay The three traits courage, compassion, and sacrifice are tough to show and it must of took a lot to survive in this war. Everyone in the annex used these 3 traits but some of them really meant it and showed it more than the others. It all started in 1930 when the war first began. The Franks left their home to go to Mr.Frank's job to secretly hide in the annex upstairs behind a bookshelf, so they could be safe from the Nazi’s.
Why We Honor Our Veterans Do you know someone who is a veteran, perhaps a family member or a friend? Do you know what they had to go through? How they risked their lives for you and our country. Well today I am going to tell you what they had to go throw, what they sacrificed, and why they served.
Luck - both good and bad - is portrayed as a critical aspect in the story: A Marker on the Side of the Boat. For the main character, luck supports him in his dangerous journey but it also opposes him. For this individual, his luck kept him alive, also his luck got him acquainted to his probable soulmate, yet luck was the reason he lost her. Earl Wilson once said, “Success is simply a matter of luck. Ask any failure.”
From Greek mythology to 21st century TV shows, the idea of what a hero is has changed. The antagonist was always patronized for his wrong doings and mishaps, the protagonist was always favored and rooted for during his journey, and the audience was always eager to find out what was going to happen next. The “hero’s journey” was consistently the traditional, saccharine, orthodox concept of the good guy embarking on a new adventure, with an objective that s/he must reach, while overcoming obstacles in order to transform her/him. Surprisingly, that all changed when we began to empathize with the bad guy during his journey. Those bad guys are not only in TV shows but also are in reality represented as celebrities.
Many characters have shown courage or perseverance in someway or form, throughout their stories. Many of them have ended up changing character due to the courage near the end of the stories. There are two characters that have changed from events that have gave them courage to do something about it. Stanley has shown perseverance courage throughout his story. He had to lie to his parents to make camp not seem like a bad thing.
Throughout the play The Crucible, John Proctor shows that he is a tragic hero. Although he is a hero, we see this in both good and bad ways. John is seen as a devil worshipper when he says, “I hear the boot of Lucifer, I see his filthy face!”(119-120) He says this because he is now being the one accused of having seen the devil and this was his way of responding. It seems to make everyone think that he is evil because he is saying how he has seen that devil and that it was Danforth that he saw.