The universal theme is very important to the text. What the universal theme is, basically a theme that appears over and over again. In this case, the theme is to always respect and care for your family, because it won’t last forever. “I’m making a wooden bucket. When you and mamma get old, I’ll feed you out of this wooden dish.”
But Rikki has been mostly very helpful to the family because they saved him from the stream. For instance, on page 240, it states that Nagaina is in striking position, ready to kill Teddy in front of his father and mother. But Rikki tries to deal her egg for Teddy’s life. It works and Rikki chases Nagaina into her
She even sings lullabies until his son falls asleep. Mrs. Lowe has felt happiness because despite Leonard’s condition, she still gives hope to his son. A mother gives support in order to attain the best things for her child. (D’ Sa, 2013) When Dr. Sayer proposed a treatment to Mrs. Lowe in order to cure Leonard.
In the way to ship uncle Tom to New Orland, Eva fell down and Tom saved her up, so Eva begged her father brought Tom to their home, afterwards, Eva began to be published in this novel. Eva, the sanctity girl who spread the gospel, treats others selfless, sincere and equality. It appears that she is the angel who has wings and the body sends out the light. Her sincerity educates Topsy and influences other people’s act about slavery deeply. Eva has a deep friendship with Tom, and Eva reads the bible for Tom.
Moreover, he sacrifices his freedom to return back to Waknuk to be with Rachel. Michael is determined to follow and help his friends as they escape, and he shows great heroism by being smart, brave, and selfless. Michael is a hero because he is smart and the most decisive person among the telepathic group. Firstly, in chapter 8, his parents are not satisfied with the education in Waknuk and they have decided to send him to a school in Kentak; there he learns new things that the rest of the group does not.
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
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. In Beowulf, for example, the dragon, being loyal, kept the treasure and gave his life for it even though the real owners already died.
(14) This tells me that he was brave and he risked his life to save others. In the article “What’s With These Guys?” Kristen Lewis, it explicitly states, “They risk their lives to protect the innocent and the vulnerable, often against seemingly impossible odds.” (18) Another way superheroes inspire us to be our better selves is to have compassion about others.
Everyone has a hero that they look up to and sometimes even expect the hero to save them when they are in trouble. Joseph Campbell, an American mythologist, writer and lecturer, once said “A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself” (BrainyQuote). That is what heroes are for; the service of the people. A hero needs to fight the evil that troubles the people. This is another purpose of the hero.
Since he want’s to be a heroic figure he risked his life to uphold his reputation. Also when Hrothgar is making speeches, a quote comes up “Heroism is more than noble language, dignity. Inner heroism, that’s the trick! Glorious carbuncle of the soul! Except in the life of the hero the whole world’s meaningless”(164).
The person who influenced Franklin D. Roosevelt the most was his wife Eleanor. Eleanor helped him in many different ways. Although she was very shy, she made public appearances and gave speeches for FDR when he was having problems with his polio (Degregorio 485). She always traveled with her husband and nursed him back to health when he was ill (486).
He proves his intelligence and strength. He remains positive and calm no matter the circumstance. His flaw is that he is too good-hearted, which in the end, gets him killed. Both Maximus Meridius and Captain John H. Miller have the qualities of a tragic hero, which are: a high position, a fatal flaw, and a downfall caused by their flaw. It is clear that Miller is a superior example of a tragic hero because he displays a larger amount of humanly traits such as fear and his situation is tragic because if he was still alive, his life could have been better, he could have been around the love of his life, unlike
“Then why” “Simply because we were licked a hundred years before we started is no reason for us not to try to win,” Atticus said. In this section Atticus proves that he’s going to do what’s right even when he know all the future holds is failure. When Atticus explains why he has to defend this man it shows Atticus determination for doing what’s right. Atticus tells Scout even they was “licked” from the beginning why wouldn’t he at least try to win. Atticus being the good father he is tells Scout she needs to fight with her head and not fist because she’s smart even if she refuses to learn.
Lastly, Amir sacrifices his life to accommodate for Sohrab, Hassan’s son, after being taken by the Taliban. Amir resembles Baba because he too takes up redemption for the awful things he did. He understands the great danger Sohrab is in. He risks his life to help Sohrab; this shows loyalty to Hassan. Even though Sohrab is not Hassan saving his son shows that Amir is loyal to him.