Johnny had bad parents and committed murder. Soon after his bad acts, he became a hero. He ultimately became a better person a the end of his life. Johnny is a Christ-like figure because he sacrificed himself to save children from a fire; Johnny also contributes to the a theme of the book: appearances aren’t everything; lastly he serves to teach Ponyboy about the world though his actions and words. Johnny is a Christ-like figure for saving kids from a burning building.
All though Dally wasn’t the greatest his whole life, he came through and did what was needed. Most people would say Johnny is the hero, only because he killed the boy. A hero is not some superhero who can fly, it is someone who has done things in their life to become a hero. Dally wasn’t always the best, he messed with Ponyboy and didn’t even treat him humanely. Again, he wasn’t the best, but he came through at the right moments and saved the day,
He saw how brave he was, like how he had risked going to jail just to save us from getting caught when we killed Bob. He saw how loyal he was, like when we wouldn 't even tell the gang where we were when we were in Windrixville. He also found comfort in Dally, because he was real. I had never seen that as comforting, but it is. I now realize this.
Beowulf is one of the oldest and most well-known epic stories throughout the world. The main character in this story is Beowulf himself. Beowulf is a true and epic hero, who ultimately loses his life while trying to protect the he cared for. Beowulf was a man of great strength, which allowed him to defeat monster and make him the hero that he was. He did not have this strength on his own accord, but was assisted with some divine intervention.
I hadn't realized Johnny had been right behind me the whole way. (91)" Their actions show that Ponyboy and Johnny are heroes because they ran right into the fire to save the kids with no regard that they could get hurt. One reason that Dally is a hero is because he saved Johnny from the fire while the church was collapsing. Heroism can also be seen from Dally when he gets money, a gun, and a place to stay for Johnny and Ponyboy.
Crowther could have ran away from the other people when the planes hit, but he chose not to spare himself, but to save others and sacrifice his own life. In the documentary, The Man in the Red Bandana, which talks about a common hero who gave up his life to save others, it states,” Instinct grabbed him and he immediately tried to save lives.’’ This quote shows how Crowther, by nature, helps people. Also how he
In the novel, The Book of Three, written by Lloyd Alexander, Taran is a hero, even though he did not defeat The Horned King by himself. Taran is a hero because he is able to keep the companions together throughout their journey, and for his ability to take the blame for his wrong doings. For example, when Gurgi injured himself, he begged Taran to kill him, saying, “‘Now Gurgi’s head must be chopped off’ (Alexander 124)”, but Taran refused. Taran had compassion on Gurgi, and allowed him to ride Melyngar, knowing full well that it would slow their pace. In addition, Taran decided to continue to help the group and not stay in the valley with Medwyn.
And they had a blade… they were gonna beat me up…” (52). This shows that Johnny believed that killing Bob was the only way to save Ponyboy and that he did not kill Bob out of anger and hatred. Also, Johnny risked going to jail and losing his freedom when he killed Bob in order to save Ponyboy from drowning. By risking his life and saving Ponyboy’s life, Johnny proved that when in danger, a Greaser would sacrifice himself to save another, which shows honor among the lawless. Hence, there is honor among the Greasers because risking their life for another shows great love and bravery, which are also honorable
3. Why does Johnny think Dally is a hero? Do you think Dally is a hero based on what he did? Johnny thinks Dally is an hero because he gave him an plan and supplies and told him how to survive from going to jail. Yes i think dally an hero because he saved Johnny from going to the jail.
“I decided seventeen years ago that boy wasn’t getting involved in no sports. Not after what they did to me in the sports.” (Wilson, p. 39). He feels that everything he does is correct, which contributes to his character as his hamartia. Troy can be recognized as the tragic hero in “Fences”. He has good people around him, being inspired by him and loving him, but the way he handles his life and his decisions are not the best.