We need to realize all the outcomes of our decisions and choices to be brave enough to choose the right options even if there is risk involved. Andre Trocme's efforts in helping Jewish people and putting his own life at risk is truly heroic. He believed that "Loving, forgiving, and doing good to our adversaries is our duty"(264). He knew the option he is chosen is very risky, but he believed that right thing was being done. Andre Trocme had to experience heartbreaking incident during his childhood, but he did not let that incident affect
Bravery is still evident now but only with some people and the definition of bravery changed from the man who will conquer all to the man that will do the right things. On Beowulf, if you fought a monster naked and head-on, and even won, you are brave. Nowadays, being brave can be seen in any manner not just by fighting others. Honor is of great importance and every man should dream of glory and victory. They are also expected to be loyal to their leader or to someone of importance to them.
Dally grew up on the wild side of New York. He had to teach himself how to be independent and deal with situations on his own, since all his parents did to him was reject him and be ignorant to his doings. Dallas Winston was careless of what he did. No matter what, he had no regrets. He just wanted to show that nobody could break him and he could break as many rules as he wanted.
Also, he only wants Doodle to walk so that the narrator doesn’t have to take Doodle around everywhere. If Doodle could walk, he could walk himself with his brother. All together, the narrator’s pride made him run from Doodle, and eventually killed Doodle. To sum up, the narrator’s pride was the main cause of the downfall of
Without compassion, a hero can’t help other people. Heroes are also brave when facing the evil. If they aren’t brave then heroes can’t stand up for what is right. Persistence is another trait that heroes must have. They must persist when facing obstacles because the obstacles prepare heroes for the final battle against evil.
Similar to honor, courage was also very important. Beowulf being a very courageous man, is motivated by the desire to prove his valor, through accomplishing brave feats. By accomplishing these feats of bravery, Beowulf would boast about them in detail at Hrothgar’s hall. Even Beowulf’s mission to kill Grendel was motivated by a desire to prove himself and improve his reputation. When boasting about his about his feats, Beowulf would often give credit to god for his bravery and
However, he has a great sense of justice, and is moral. When this sense of justice becomes stronger than the pull of his father, Sarty makes the courageous decision to act against his father. Throughout the story, Sarty must deal with his father 's bravery, but also his cowardice.
Norman Schwarzkopf once said, “It doesn’t take a hero to order men into battle. It takes a hero to be one of those men who goes into battle.” When an ordinary person sacrifices something to save another, they go through mental obstacles. The ordinary people who help others are considered heroes, and they persevere through those challenges with bravery and courage. Heroism is being selfless and saving others in times of desperation, meaning that these heroes will not run away from obstacles, but will push through them. In times of desperation and peril, heroes will not hesitate to jump into action to save others.
An individual who can lead a group of individuals in a positive and safe way can be a good hero. A good leader would fight battles with their crew members and risk his or her own life to benefit and/or save the rest. The best example is when Beowulf is about the fight Grendel, he instructs his crew members to stay back and let himself fight this battle. I believe Beowulf is a good leader as well as a good hero.
Perseus’ drive to kill Medusa and to rescue a helpless girl makes him courageous. Odysseus’ willingness to always do the thing that everyone else fears and preservers through them makes him courageous. Wesley Autrey’s impulse to save the man and risk himself makes him courageous. Everyone has a bit of courage in their soul, and these people in particular have used it to the best of their abilities, and this makes them