Examples Of Francis In Heroes By Robert Cormier

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Francis demonstrates he is not a hero through his word and through his action in the book Heros by Robert Cormier. Francis is not a hero because he jumped on the grenade,not only to help others but because he wants to die. He decided to join the army. Everyone thinks he joined to serve his country. But in reality he joined because he doesn't want to be alive anymore. For example, Francis says “when i fell on that grenade, I wasn't trying to save those GI’s” (Cormier 113). Francis was to much of a coward to kill himself. He decided to go to the war and get killed honorable way . Since he figured he will get killed there. This shows that joining the war is a great way to die for Francis.
Francis is not a hero because he tried to take someone
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