Yes, Autrey was more both mentally and physically courageous, but Odysseus showed multiple acts of physical courage and started to accomplish a task that they knew was going to be difficult. Autrey thinks that “maybe I was in the right place at the right time, and good things happen for good people” (Lee 2), which may also be the case for Odysseus. In the end, both Autrey and Odysseus were courageous in their own ways, but both took a risk they knew was going to be hard. They proved through their acts that they were courageous, and are still being talked about and rewarded
Courage is a defining characteristic of heroes. Gathering courage can be the most difficult. Having the willingness to stand up, and do something in a situation that causes most others to avoid helping. Without courage, one would not be able to accomplish heroic deeds. Susan B. Anthony is a
The Fugitive Slave act was put in place and slaves would be returned to their slave masters and depending on what they did, they could get anything from beaten to tortured to killed. Harriet escaped her slave master so it was very risky for her to be in the US. I believe the underground railroad was her greatest achievement because of her time spent, the risk and the number of people she helped. First she spent a lot of time doing the underground railroad. She came down to the south and made rescues for ten years and spend a lot of her life also finding safe houses so slaves could escape (Document
Not only did she help slaves escape by using the Underground Railroad but she also joined the Civil War and helped hundreds of more slaves escape. Her bravery gave others hope that one day they could be free too and that hope helped fugitive slaves persevere through their journey on the
Many people learn about these four courageous African Americans and their struggles for freedom, but many more Blacks pushed for freedom and made it. In fact, in Brenda Barrett’s novel The Pull of Freedom, the author details the struggles two fictional characters who were treated with cruelty and violence, and escaped their plantation to start a new journey in a different country. Those characters would do anything just to get freedom. Brenda Barrett’s novel “The Pull of Freedom” is an accurate representation of Jamaica in the 1700’s because it describes plantation life, slavery, social status and illegal immigration. Brenda Barrett connected the novel “The Pull of Freedom” plantation life to the real aspects of Jamaica in the 1700’s.
And, she made it. She succeeded in escaping to northern state with her courage and strong desire of freedom. B As if that was not enough, she continued going back to the south, and helped her family escape to the north. She was not satisfied with her success, she wanted to help more slaves. During her continuous trip to the south, she became one of the most famous conductors of the Underground Railroad.
She was very strong and helping . Tubman was known for being a slave but also helped other slaves escape . Tubman acted heroically when she escaped slavery and still went back to slaves through the underground railroad . She helped people with a route to escape from the south to the north . In the text it says “The Underground Railroad was not an actual railroad, but was instead a network of safe houses and routes slaves could take to escape from the South to freedom in the North.
Originally, the word courage therefore has a different understanding than the current one. Being brave means to say what 's in your heart open, to open up in front of the other, with all the qualities, and your faults or deficiencies. Over time the definition of the word courage has changed today is almost similar to what we mean by heroic. Being brave does not mean you deny or suppress vulnerability, but to assume their vulnerability. In Our society, we all run away from suffering.
Harriet had helped slaves escape their masters and flee towards the North via the Underground Railroad. She had saved thousands of lives and risked her life to cross the border multiple times in order to give others the chance of a better future, and freedom. Women like Harriet aren’t always recognized in large manners, but looking at history itself, women have made a huge impacts in their lives and changing the world around them. Their contribution lead to freedom for slaves during the civil war. In the novel, In the time of butterflies, Maribal’s sisters had a tragic ending in which 3 of the 4 sisters were killed for being in the resistance against the regime.
When people hear the word “courage”, they usually think of a warrior or a hero. But what they do not know is that courage is in everyone, and that just that ounce of bravery could change the world. Many people throughout time have shown courage in many ways. Among those people are a select few that changed history with their Bravery. Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King Jr., and the character Severus Snape from the book series, Harry Potter, by J.K. Rowling, all showed courage for what they believed in.
Being brave is not taking care of a situation independently, although that is a form of bravery. Instead, bravery is simply pressing on and working through a problem. There may be a need for help, but just acknowledging the problem and trying to take care of it is bravery. In most situations we will need help; during these times, we need to come to the Lord with our