Heroes put others before themselves and don’t think of how it might benefit themselves. Instead, they think about how their actions and decisions can affect and help other people. Lincoln is an example of a hero who fought for others before himself. Lincoln fought “ not for himself only, not for us only, but for all people in all their coming generations (Sb pg.68)” during the civil war. He is admired for his achievements and the challenges that he has overcome.
Logically, the American people cannot ignore the injustice and hope the victims will resolve the problem. 6. Identify an example of ethos in the speech. Explain why it fits the parameters of ethos. “Like our soldiers and sailors in all parts of the world they are meeting freedom's challenge on the firing line, and I salute them for their honor and their courage.”
He would always try to do what's best for his people. He is helpful and wise, which makes him even more special. From the time when he helped with the war torn land (23), to when he would place kapu’s (26), he was an amazing leader. Hawaii wouldn’t be the same without King Kamehameha. Without him, who knows, maybe the Hawaian Islands would still have separate leaders, and maybe wouldn’t be a part of America.
I admire his courageous acts, his power, and strength, his positivity and a hero to his people. I appreciate all of his sacrifices to the kingdom of Dane. A brave man who can give his own life and give up his own son so other may live and continue their journey.
“Now, by the gods, I drove my big hand spike deep in the embers, charring it again, and cheered my men along with battle talk to keep their courage up: no quitting now.” pg. 156 Being able to not give up or shrink away from danger makes Odysseus an admirable, courageous hero. Furthermore, there were oher moments in which he and his men had to overcome grief from losing men and facing dangers in which they risked their lives. Once Odysseus makes it home and has revealed himself to Telemakhos, Telemakhos proves himself to his father that he is also worthy of being a hero; being courageous.
Unbroken, is a story about Louis Zamperini who has has survived many war battles. Louis has gone to war and survived, then was called back to keep fighting; however, this time, their plane crashed, and he landed in the middle of the ocean on a raft he had with him. Throughout all of this, Louis was brave and resilient to be able to stay alive in the ocean for 40 days. In Unbroken, by Hillenbrand, Louis had fought to stay alive after a rough patch in his life, and shows the audience that overcoming obstacles makes people better and stronger in the end.
Courage is said to be one of the most important characteristics a person can possess. We all admire the ones that put their jobs and lives on the line. They are not afraid to go against what the human society believes in, and some put their lives on the line to protect their loved ones’ back home. Robert F Kennedy stated in Profiles of Courage, that “Courage is the virtue that President Kennedy most admired. He sought out those people who had demonstrated in some way, whether it was on the battlefield or a baseball diamond, in a speech or fighting for a cause, that they had courage, that they would stand up, that they could be counted on (Kennedy ix).
Das Boot is a 1981 German film written and directed by Wolfgang Peterson. The film is set during World War II and is told from the viewpoint of Lieutenant Werner, a war correspondent assigned to write about the German submarine U-96. After a night of revelry in German-occupied France, the crew sets sail out of the harbor of La Rochelle to a cheering crowd. After weeks of what must have felt like aimless cruising around the Atlantic, an enemy convoy is discovered but a British destroyer bombards the submarine with depth charges and the men of the U-96 tumble and crash into each other. A relentless storm keeps the boat underwater for weeks and when it finally surfaces the boat encounters a British convoy and quickly attack by firing torpedoes.
“We are one people, all of us pledging alliance to the Stars and Stripes, all of us defending the United States of America.” Says Barack Hussein Obama II July 27, 2004. His hard work, ethic, and capability for greatness have woken up the United States like no other. In any job he 's given, he works towards a justice for all. An easier America to live in. Barack Obama is considered one of America 's heroes.
To conclude, he was a man with tremendous personal courage by leading revolutionary change without the violence, a man who could transform the nation. He stood for the power of individual to bring about change. Of course, there was debates over his ideals and his visions of religion unity and its achievability. However, one thing is certain is that he believed in the seizing whole truth, this is clear us from his recordings in 1931 speeches and therefore illustrate us one more time that he was the father of the Indian
Seal of Honor tells the story of Lieutenant Murphy 's life and how he came to be the man that Marcus Luttrell, the sole survivor of the mission, called "the best officer I ever knew, an iron-souled warrior of colossal, almost unbelievable courage in the face of the enemy. His story shows us the immaculate values captured by means of ethics, training, love for his country, but most importantly family unity. But, these values are really crucial? Do we need the values mentioned above to succeed? Definitely yes.
The First World War characterized by numerous stories of men who fight and became heroes defending and protecting the democracy. Sergeant Alvin C. York was one of those heroes who despite a turbulent past became a Soldier with a commitment and sense of duty supported by his faith did the right thing at the right time. He had a life full of needs and hard work, disappointments and frustrations, and became an example of perseverance and endurance. His humble origins and life circumstances allowed him to become the most decorated Soldier of the United States Army during World War I (Beattie & Bowman, 2000).
Conversely, in times of peace he demonstrated his compassion through accomplishing for the poor, the selfish, and the unjust exactly what he would do for himself. Krieger spared no expense for his citizens and strangers alike, guiding them through drought, starvation, and combat. As a result, he earned not only their devotion, but the trust of the world as well. Society recalled him as courageous and wise, as he discerned when to lay his life in battle and when to lay down his talons instead. Krieger, through all of his accolades, remained no vainer than the next.
Survival : the state or fact of continuing to live or exist, typically in spite of an accident, ordeal, or difficult circumstances. In school, we read the book Peak by Roland Smith. The novel is about a fourteen year old boy with the urge to get to a mountain again after he moved to New York City. The closest thing to a mountain remotely near him is the New York City skyline. Until he took on Everest.