Reflection Of The Definition Of Heroism In Literature

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Definition Essay

Think about people who deserve status as heroes—from the past, from the present, from life, and from literature. What defines a hero? Write a multi-paragraph essay that develops your definition of heroism. Be sure to use strategies of definition (function, example, and negation) to guide your writing

To be considered a hero you don’t have to have supernatural abilities or super powers, you could be an average person with a completely normal life and still be considered a hero. Many people have someone to look up to, and when you look up to someone they are not usually a bad person.Heros are kind, caring, and honest, but heroes are never self absorbed.A hero is someone people can look up to. A hero is someone who can be honest with you. A hero is someone who knows how to be respectful towards another person. When people think of the word hero, most people think brave, strong, have saved someone, but a hero actually can be an everyday average person who is none of the words listed. A hero could be afraid of the dark, only be able to lift a 5 pound weight, and never have saved someone in their life, but they still might be a hero to you. Previously mentioned was the function of a hero, here is the function of a hero said from a different perspective,Miriam Breeze said “Heroes go beyond what is humanly possible, and may be attributed supernatural qualities.” Miriam Breeze later goes on to say , “...firefighters, military personnel, surgeons and others who

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