Ronald P. Bucca A hero is a person who puts themselves in danger for others. Heroic acts can range from small gestures or actions to saving countless lives. Heros are known for their outstanding achievements and bravery. Ronald P. Bucca is a hero because he was brave, loyal, and courageous and is willing to sacrifice. Ronald Bucca was a true hero on 9/11 because of the people he had saved on that day.
As well, figurative language in his speech showed the passion and bravery the astronauts had. “As they prepared for the journey and waved goodbye and ‘slipped the surly bonds of earth’ to ‘touch the face of god’” (8). His use of personification justifies to all citizens that the journey that turned into a disaster was not their last. It was only the beginning for them. “In his life time the great frontier were the oceans” (7).
Our leaders have to be encouraging and inspiring to the people. People like Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglass are what our leaders should strive to be today. These people always put others before themselves. That is what a great leader should act
During those year out of sea Odysseus overcomes life threatening situations and proves himself to be a hero. According to the definition of a hero provided in the beginning, a hero has “noble qualities”. One of the many things that makes Odysseus a hero is his loyalty and intelligence. Not only does he maintain loyalty to his wife and home, but also to his crew members. Despite all the difficulties that his crew
There are many people in the world who are influential. These people impact the world in a positive way by inspiring people to follow there dreams,stand up for what they believe in, and overcome obstacles. One man desmond doss a hero who helped his team win world war II. desmond doss is influential because of his heroic acts, accompliments, and beliefs. first he is influential because of his heroic acts he has strong beliefs even in war he believes people shouldn 't kill , he would never carry a gun, and even helped some of his enemies and believed strongly in helping people.
The Persuasive Patrick Henry And The Colonists Patrick Henry’s “Give me liberty or give me death” speech is one of the most remembered speeches in US history. The colonists followed Patrick Henry because of his motive and drive to do what was right for his country and persuaded them pretty good using Logos, Ethos and Pathos. Patrick Henry persuaded the colonists using Ethos and Logos the most by using Logic and Ethics to get the colonists on his side. Henry’s leadership not only persuaded the colonists but also helped them see something to fight for and risk their lives to make this country free and independent. From the start, it was important to get as many colonists on his side and recruit more and more.
Monroe found it gratifying to be elected President in such a time of peace and unity among the people; a state that he intended to promote throughout his time in office. He encouraged the people to continue on their path, which would hopefully lead to more success as a nation. President Monroe then ended his speech by thanking his predecessors for their examples and asking God to continue providing His protection over the country. I think that President Monroe did a very good job with his address, because it captured the feeling of national pride that was thriving at that time. He built up the people and gained their trust by promising to do his all to keep the peace during his Presidency.
He always believed in the rights of men and was committed to every aspect of his country. A lifeline of Thomas Jefferson was filmed in 1997 portraying the accomplishments of both his personal and professional life. The film featured commentators as they shared their views of his accomplishments and decisions that affected change in our country. Jan Lewis and Julian Bond were commentators participated in the interviews that caught my attention. There were both compassionate
Creon fits this description because not only do his actions lead into the whole tragedy, but his character shows a great development and the values he teaches to the readers. When all these characteristics of Creon are put together one could undoubtedly say that Creon is the protagonist in this play. One characteristic of a protagonist that is found in Creon is his ability to start a cause and effect process. For example, when the play begins Creon is the King of Thebes and gives a speech to the people, “He who in his country’s cause fought gloriously and laid down his life shall be entombed and graced with every rite… The rest, I have proclaimed to be Thebes that non shall give him funeral honor” (Sophocles 9.194-205). Many say that this play occurred because of Antigone’s decision to bury Polyneices.
Throughout his poem, he constantly talks about the importance of coming together and merging. Whitman says, “I celebrate myself, and sing myself, And what I assume you shall assume, For every atom belonging to me as good belongs to you” (Whitman 1). On the surface, this quote may appear to illustrate that Whitman thinks highly of himself, but it is more than this. The last part of this quote emphasizes that we are all connected and even though we are all individuals, we should not forget that we are connected to one another. Whitman also says, “Urge and urge and urge, Always the procreant urge of the world.
Patriots at Heart The students rose from their seats as the speaker directed “Will you please rise for the pledge of allegiance”. They placed their right hands on their chests and recited the pledge by memory as most of their minds drifted towards upcoming due dates, tests and finals. Those who stood up straight, admired the flag, and acknowledged all who had made sacrifices in order for them to be here demonstrated patriotism for their country patiently and diligently. Patriotism is pride for your country, an action to be demonstrated in a variety of ways by a wide range of people nationwide. Voting is an important act of patriotism.
The book Lincoln 's Men by Daniel Mark Epstein tells the story of President Abraham Lincoln and his secretaries, John Nicolay and John Hay. However, it also tells the story of William Stoddard, the lesser known secretary of the three for the President. This book show how important these three men were to Lincoln, as well as how close the President was to each of them personally. Hay and Nicolay were so closed to Lincoln, that they lived inside the White House. But, what’s memorable of this story is how Nicolay and Hay have followed Lincoln from the very beginning, starting from Illinois all the way to Washington DC.
Love, Leadership and Legacy was written to inspire, encourage and motivate people to embrace godly leadership. Thoughtful examination of scripture shows that God has a plan for each of us and He desires for us to live and lead for His glory. The author’s hope is that this devotional will draw you into a deeper relationship with God and provide you the encouragement and wisdom needed to lead in today’s world. "I think everyone who reads Anthony 's book will enjoy and appreciate his willingness to share some of the most personal moments in his life, including both success and pain, ranging from championships in sports to embarrassment and suffering in life. It will be obvious to the reader why he 's so willing to share his life in this way--it 's because he desires to see people let God help them win at this game called LIFE."
It was a two hour long speech. He shared his thoughts on the war and the Union soldiers, dead and alive. The Confederate attacked a Washington fort and the president with the first lady watched. It was the end of Abe 's term and he was running for another. His opponent was one of his old generals Democrat George McClellan.
Bono, the author of the song “Pride,” achieves his purpose of emphasizing that many fallen heros died because they were fighting for the greater good of humanity, through the use of powerful allusions, a strong tone, and consistent repetition. Bono uses identifiable allusions to achieve his purpose. He does this by using these allusions as examples of these inspirational leaders that he is referring to as well as showcase the importance of their protests. For example, the author alludes to the famous leader Martin Luther King Jr. by singing, “Early morning, April 4, shot rings out in the Memphis sky, free at last, they took your life. They could not take your pride” (U2 21-24).