Analysis Of Gregorio Cortez

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In my opinion, Gregorio Cortez is a hero because of his courage act of love as he gets revenge for his brother death. Cortez is portrayed as a man who deeply cared for his family and willing to go any length to protect his family. As he killed the shiffer that murder his brother, Gregorio Cortez did fear any conquest as he believe that he something right. The Mexican corrido writes how strong Gregorio felt for his brother as he killed the major sheriff “ I 'm not sorry that i have killed him, my brothers death i would not stand….I’ am not sorry that I killed him, self-defense is my rightful claim(133)’. My question: why did Gregorio turn himself to the rangers at the end?
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