“I couldn’t just take it or leave it, like Two-Bit” (Hinton 47). He sees life simply and is always positive. “He had gray eyes and a wide grin, and he couldn’t stop making funny remarks to save his life. You couldn’t shut up that guy; he always had to get his two-bits worth in” (Hinton 10). Ponyboy introduces Two-Bit to the reader as a wisecracker, who brightens everyone up.
He continues to believe in Ithaca and dreams of his queen and never loses sight of his goal despite the years and many distractions. Odysseus takes risks, an example of this is in book IX, when he enters the Cyclopes cave not knowing what’s inside. He does many things throughout the epic that seem to lack judgement, but later show he always had it under control. Another quality that supports Odysseus being a hero is that he is blessed by a god, meaning they notice something great or godlike in him. Lastly the most important aspect of his heroism is that he isn’t a textbook hero, unlike Hercules, Odysseus embraces his flaws and mortality which makes him stronger.
He believed that there were more important things in life than just staying with one person. “Johnny Appleseed helped the Native Americans by spreading information from one area to another,” (biography.com). Despite Johnny did not always bring good news, the Native Americans still got along with him. Johnny Appleseed made sure that he was helping others. Some say he would not even hurt a fly.
Nobody is perfect, everyone makes mistakes in life, but some mistakes are forgivable. “We all make mistakes. Don't let that be the reason you give up on somebody” - anonymous. Ed Boone, a father of a fifteen-year-old son with Asperger, has made many mistakes in his life because he was trying to keep Christopher happy and safe. Ed Boone had made many mistakes
The attributes a hero must have in order to be considered hero include being patient and complaisant, even with the most frustrating people, willing to help anyone, friend or foe, and being humble even though they are constantly praised and awarded for the heroic things they do. The late George Griffith, father and grandfather, best exemplified these qualities and is considered a hero to many. George Griffith is a hero because he was patient and complaisant, even the most frustrating and annoying people. George had four children and ten grandchildren and all throughout his life he has never yelled or has never been angry at them. John Griffith,
To kill a mockingbird has the theme it is important to recognize all humans deserve respect regardless of their place society. Not all citizens of Maycomb weren't treated equally and with respect. For instance Arthur, “Boo” Radley was treated unequally and badly because no one knew about him so they began with rumors and pictured as an evil monster. Bob Ewell was born into racism and abuse and people judge him thinking he wants to do what he does but he was raised this way. And last but not least Tom Robinson was disrespected not because he did something but due to the color of his
On the other hand, his Hazara servant and childhood friend, Hassan, has always remained loyal to Amir even with his atrocious betrayal. His knowledge of Amir’s deceitful actions never impeded him from ultimately sacrificing himself for Amir’s benefit. Hassan’s compassionate and forgiving attitude added to Amir’s guilt, making it nearly impossible for him to forgive himself. Hassan’s tremendous sacrifice highlights his kind hearted nature, which eventually positively impacts Amir’s life turning him into a more appreciative person. Growing up together led Amir and Hassan to
and that is something of fame and fortune. Lebron is known currently as being the best at what he does and also as one of the greatest to ever do what he does for a living, whereas Harrison may also be known for being one of the best to stand up for his people and show that the government is not always right in every situation. Unfortunately though Harrison’s life was cut short because of the things he believed and the things he wanted to accomplish. Character is something that Harrison showed a lot of, and he never changed throughout the story. He had the same mind set and same plan
Rip was an extremely honorable man and it was widely known throughout his village. Everyone knew and respected him for the man he was and held him in high regards. As stated in the text, “I have observed that he was a simple good natured man; he was moreover a kind neighbor, and an obedient, henpecked husband,” he was widely known for being a good man. Rip was always ready to drop what he was doing on a whim and immediately begin to do whatever he could to help someone. He stayed very humble and selfless and this was because of his sense of honor that he got from his
The motivation his fast provided provoked people to stop the violence, in itself shows the weight this little man carried, able to persuade hindus and muslims alike. “Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will” ( Mahatma Gandhi).. So, many people respected Gandhi, including his enemies, and his will was a force unlike no other. He lived his life in truth, and spoke to everyone with truth and wisdom, he highlighted self knowledge in everything he did.
Louie is a person that deserves to be admired by everyone because of how good of a person he was. Louis Zamperini is the man that never broke. The man started out as a troublemaker then become something most people wish to become. This movie title is well deserved and well suited for him. He deserves to be admired by everyone for the things he did and went through.
Charlie first experiences people making fun of him, now that he has knowledge to understand that. This event must have hurt him deeply, because the very people he trusted and thought were his friends were actually mocking and making fun of him. He feels ashamed because people are using his name as an excuse for making mistakes, and he didn’t want to be known this way.
On January 23,2002 Nelepethi Bella Cross takes her first leap to destiny. While growing up she lived in a strange neighborhood called Perkins Vill. In Perkins Vill crime occurs every twenty-four hours. This is were the elders wants the kids to grow up to be like their parents. Fourteen years from today Nelepethi is now a 28 year old millionaire,crime fighter and a single mom.
The best villain that I know of is the Shadow man or as some know him Dr. Facilier. The shadow man is from the movie “The Princess In The Frog”. The shadow man turned prince Navine into a frog so that the shadows could rule New Orleans. The fake Navine, who was his non loyal servant, took his place to marry Lottie. The shadow man also messes with people's fate like prince Navine.
Alexander The Great’s title of “The Great” was not an exaggeration. To earn the title of “The Great”, you must've done some extremely good things as your reign as a king, queen, or emperor. Alexander The Great did many great and powerful things during his lifetime. He established an extremely powerful military, and he knew how to strategically conquer land, and he was interested in turning this conquered land into powerful areas.