”(p.92) It shows that he saved kids from burning in a church. A hero helps others at any cost making people use them as an example of good stewardship. Greasers are not always good but some are kind people. Pony defiantly was a hero who helped others.
In this case, dying with a purpose means saving the life of someone else. The children reassured the African-American society by bringing light to a very dark time in history. Martin Luther King Jr.’s approach was consistent with his non-violent philosophy. The Civil Rights leader insisted the congregation not to retaliate with physical violence. Instead, he urged the congregation to love their
Johnny saved them, but injured himself badly. Then, Johnny died as a hero. In this story, Johnny saved Ponyboy from drowning in a fountain by killing a Soc. Also, when the church caught on fire Johnny took the chance and saved kids who were trapped.
After that, Ponyboy finds himself in a situation that he personally can’t back out of. It’s the fire at the church. Ponyboy, starts running in to help save the children, but when he turns around, he sees Johnny. “Hey Ponyboy,” Johnny says. Johnny was following Ponyboy into the fire to help save the kids.
Also, Harry Potter was prepared to sacrifice himself in order to save the Wizarding World saying, “I open at the close” (Deathly Hallows, Rowling 698). Harry Potter was willing to give up his precious life so that other wizards would be able to live a happy, full life. Comparing Odysseus, who only sought revenge so that he might, “lay plans to kill our enemies” (Homer 1082). The only one Odysseus was fighting for was his family, which is somewhat selfless but mostly selfish as he could have fought harder for his men, instead of condemning them. On top of that all, Harry Potter had many loved ones dear to him die, yet he still persevered on and Voldemort uses it as an insult saying, “...
Johnny can be described as heroic and scared at the same time, he is also very quiet. Johnny can be described as heroic for many reasons. One example is when he went into the burning church to save the children. On page 91 it says, “He says I’ve got it and ran inside”. This shows that he felt it was his and Ponyboy’s fault and that they should fix it.
Likewise, Jesus died on the cross to save his people, was mourned or disgraced and later resurrected (cf. Murphy, 2011, 31-33). Good and evil: In both Harry Potter and Christianity, there is a good and an evil side. Representatives that symbolise goodness would be on the one hand Albus Dumbledore, the headmaster at Hogwarts, and on the other hand God.
That would be sann’d: A villain kills my father; and for that, I, His sole son, do the same villain send to heaven” (III.iii). Hamlet begins to question the afterlife for Claudius. He considers that if he murdered Claudius in the act of talking to the Lord he could be sent to heaven, which Hamlet did not want to risk. This scene goes to show how Hamlet’s religious view’s influences his actions and
Darry is also seen to care about him as well, which is seen when Darry is in tears begging Ponyboy for forgiveness, which is a momentous as Darry didn't even cry at his parents' funeral. The more obvious or stereotypical action of a hero that Ponyboy executes is when he saves the children from the burning church. Jerry Wood told Ponyboy to stay back, but Ponyboy knew he had to help and assist these children, and took it upon himself to save these children, which is very
One dies a hero and one dies a criminal. Johnny was a hero, he went into a burning church to save innocent little kids, he got with a big piece of wood that was on fire. He got critically injured and later died in the hospital. At first he didn’t want to die but after thinking about it he said that the kids lives matter more and that he has enjoyed his life… “But johnny was right, he died gallant” dally on the other hand died a hoodlum. Dally robbed stores, jumped people, did what he wanted whenever he wanted.
It’s worth saving those kids.” (Hinton 178) Johnny chose to save the kids in the church on fire and it caused him his life, but he doesn’t regret it at all. He chose to do what he thought was right and it didn’t end up good for Johnny in the end, but he accepted it and died
He gave him water, his rations, and carried him throughout the camp even while he wanted to lay down like the other old men from the camp. Elie knew that all those men would get burned and killed because they were of no use to the Germans anymore. In conclusion there are several accounts in the novel Night by Elie Weizel where his faith in religion is tested. When he is separated from his family at the arrival of Auschwitz, When he and another turn against their fathers from the traumatization of the camp itself, and when his father is dying near the end of
All family relationships revolve around sacrifice. This idea is shown in S.E. Hinton’s novel The Outsiders when the Curtis boys must make ends meet after their parents die. Darry, being the oldest, takes over the parental role of the family, receiving frustration and hostility from Pony. He is hard on the boys, especially Pony, and struggles with the responsibility and pressure of raising two teenagers. In S.E. Hinton’s The Outsiders, Darry Curtis is a greaser who grows into the fatherly figure for Soda and Pony, and in doing so becomes strict, determined, and loyal.
In the history of our forefathers and the generations before us we find countless examples of sacrifice, people gave their blood, sweat, and tears in the hope of a better future. One would think that the penance given long ago should be honored, remembered, and carried on in days to come. Joseph M. Marshall certainly believes so and furthers his thoughts through his book, The Lakota Way. Marshall is a descendant of the Lakota tribe, a proud culture with deep roots in American history. Like many of his people before him, Marshall passes on stories meant to teach the proper way of life.