In the movie, Nacho Libre, there were many characters that presented to be heroes and villains. To me, the main character , Ignacio (Nacho), was a hero. He showed many examples of his heroism throughout the movie. As a hero, Ignacio appears to be courageous, caring, and considerate. He is caring because he felt bad for not having quality ingredients to make better meals for the orphans.
Maria Mendoza: She is a round and static character that plays the role of Senator Mendoza’s daughter and Emilia’s younger sister. Maria stays static throughout the novel because her emotions and thoughts on other characters continuously change as the story progresses. Youth 0 to 6: Maria is an outspoken character who is able to voice her thoughts and emotions. Some may come across as rude, but she’s always thinking about the wellbeing and safety of others. For example, while Matt was being held in captivity by Rosa, the maid.
As a little boy, Antonio Marez Luna faces many challenging events in the process of growing up. He lives with parents who constantly argue because they have contradicting opinions on whether Antonio should be a priest or a vaquero (Rudolfo 2004). The protagonist shows characteristics of a hero since his parents are both absent because they do not listen to his needs. During his call to adventure, Antonio experiences many dreams (Rudolfo 2004) which allow him to build the courage to pursue answers to his questions; highlighting him as a hero because the initiation of his dreams enable him to fulfill his heroic journey and search for answers. Also, during his departure, he crosses a threshold as he excitedly awaits the day of his first communion.
Firstly ,Elena Vilkas. A selfless, hardworking, fearless mother who installed strength and determination to those around her who may not have survived without. Also known for her unselfishness which she exhibited in many situations of the novel. For example,when Elena gave up her bread ration to a starving boy who was already dead but had his hand outstretched as if he was asking for food. The incredible thing about it was that she herself was also very sick and that bit of food could’ve ended up being very critical between life or death.
Charlie by, Lee Maracle is about a young Indian boy who goes to a catholic school. Charlie dreams about going outside and exploring but the school will punish him if he does. One a day a group of kids including Charlie sneak out to go to one of their families houses. When they get their Charlie leaves to go to his family’s cabin. Unfortunately his long journey is cut short by frost bite and he dies of hypothermia.
This letter of recommendation is written with great pleasure on behalf of Tamyiah Tyner. I have known Tamyiah for over ten years, as a caring, considerate and dedicated young lady. I have found Tamyiah to be an individual with incredible drive and aspiration for success. There are numerous factors that separate Tamyiah from other individuals. Tamyiah is passionate and determined to excel.
“So long as we are being remembered, we remain alive.” (446). Despite reading this line countless of times, it still strikes me with equal amounts of poignancy and brutal truth. Zafón writes about his young protagonist, Daniel Sempere, who receives a memoir from his late friend named Nuria Monfort.
For my Proyecto de Cultura, I watched the Spanish Television show, El Internado Laguna Negra; El Internado began filming in 2007 and ended in 2010 with 7 seasons and 71 episodes in total. I watched the first six episodes over the course of several days in October, a little over an hour for each episode, which actually equated to the first season of the show. The show itself is very convoluted and dramatic, but I will try to summarize the events of the episodes as best as I can. *
Oliver Stone once said “Heroes are everyday, common people.” Many people think of Batman, or Superman when they hear the word hero, but there are other heroes than just the ones who have superpowers. Although the most acclaimed heroes may be the comic book characters, but ordinary people are heroes too. The heroes in real life are the normal everyday people who have courage, bravery, determination, and generosity; people like Harry Swimmer or Christopher Reeves are heroes. The exclusive traits someone possesses is what makes a normal person a hero.
The chapter evaluates how the physical traits of a character are a representation of their personality, as well as their past and future in the story. Considerably ironic in part of Doerr, Marie-Laure’s blindness, a part of herself usually perceived as a burden, is what marks her for greatness. Commonly utilized by writers and film directors when presenting orphan children or virtuous and endangered heroines, the blindness of a character serves to draw sympathies from an audience. Although disabilities often dictate a character’s helplessness and incapability to do anything meaningful, Doerr went beyond such portrayal in his depiction of Marie-Laure. Blind from the age of six, Marie-Laure, fortunate to have a compassionate and loving father,
"It took me quite a long time to develop a voice, and now that I have it, I am not going to be silent." —Madeleine Albright. In the 19th century, women did not have many rights to their name. They could not vote, they could not own property, and even speaking in public was looked down upon. Anti-slavery advocates existed, but women’s rights advocates did not. However, women began to speak out for their beliefs and slowly but surely, a women’s rights movement arose.
“His beautiful blue eyes” this quote comes from the story Flipped by Wendelin Van Draanen .The character Juli is describing Bryce another character. Juli always stays positive in hard times. Juli has a growth mindset.