Superheroes of today and mythological characters inspire us to be “our better selves.” because, of the there heroism and courageous acts. For example, they inspire us to save lives and help other people. The texts says from “into the Maze of Doom” ““You can’t change my mind it is my duty to save our people”(pg14) Also, ““.......I will slay the beast so the no other must die……..Let me do this, father. For Athens”(pg15) This piece of text evidence shows that scine Theseus is helping people and saving lives and doing it for his city and the people living in it, that inspires us and makes us want to do the same thing and help people around us and possibly save lives as well. In the essay “What’s With These Guys?” by Kristen Lewis the text states ““They risk their own lives to protect the innocent and
Captain America is a great example of how Beowulf acts in this short story. In order to be a good epic hero, you need to be strong, ethical, on a quest, and glorified. Captain America represents all of those things just like Beowulf. They have many differences but many of the same traits. I will compare the two and also contrast them.
“ You miss 100% of the shots you never take”( Wayne Gretzky). Wayne Gretzky, also known as The Great One, was born to be an athlete. Wayne Gretzky played his first NHL game when he was seventeen years old and played for twenty one years until he was thirty seven. He was so good that people from all over the world would come and watch him play. Because Gretzky accomplished so many things in his early life, won many awards because of his stats, and played on so many teams which he helped them succeed, Wayne Gretzky is the greatest NHL player
We can all agree that coconut is hairy and gross on the outside, but on the inside it is velvety and sweet--People are the same. You can be rough on the outside, yet sweet and beautiful within. Take the characters, Kevin and Max, from the novel Freak the Mighty for example. This novel distributes two characters, One, Max, is large and overgrown, but has learning disabilities. The other, Kevin, has Morquio syndrome which causes him not to grow on the outside, yet Kevin is insanely intelligent. Furthermore, They instantly click and go on quests together to rescue fair maidens and return stolen treasure, and you will see them transform into an unstoppable being. Freak the Mighty. Additionally, Two possible themes for the children's novel, Freak
There are many people in the world who are influential. These people impact the world in a positive way by inspiring people to follow their dreams, show leadership to others, and by their acts. An individual that shows these traits would be the first ever person to create a successful plane, Orville and Wilbur Wright. The Wright brothers are influential because of their accomplishments, character, and his heroic acts.
“A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies. The man who never reads lives only one.” (George R.R. Martin). A reader can experience many new and different cultures by reading a variety of different books. The reader is also able to experience the lives of the all the contrasting characters and thus live a thousand lives unlike someone who never reads. In the selection, Superman and Me by Sherman Alexie, Alexie emphasizes that reading and writing can save people’s lives. Reading and writing can save lives in many ways, such as helping someone discover themselves, making someone smarter, and relieving stress.
F. Gary Gray, Antoine Fuqua, Spike Lee, Keenan Ivory Wayans, John Singleton, Tim Story and Tyler Perry. Do you know what these names represent? These are the six top-grossing black directors in Hollywood, in order. While F. Gary Grey is at the bottom of the list in all-time gross, he is at the top when it comes to the success of a single film.
My personal literacy story might be considered as a short story. My literacy story stated very young with my mother and father reading me stories before I could read; some stories that were told to me were bible stories, Junie B Jones, Magic Tree house, and of course superhero comics.
It is Captain America’s duty to not just protect the American people, but to lead and guide them. He is the face of all that America stands for from his star spangled suit to his values and heroism. Captain America symbolizes freedom and protection. I feel like he 's often understood to symbolize America, but he stands for more than that. He had never run from a fight and always insisted on standing up for himself and his beliefs. His ability to keep fighting for what he believed in, no matter the consequences, is a strong characteristic of his. He proved that nobody should ever give up hope because giving up is never an option for something you truly believe in.
A bite and a costume can change someone’s life extremely quick. Spiderman as a reference, was bitten by a spider that granted him with special abilities. Only he must keep it as secret from society. The best superheroes have awesome costumes which help them maintain two separate identities. They also have an amazing skill component of supernatural abilities which enhance their civilian identities. Superman, Wonder Woman, Hulk, Spiderman, are all perfect examples of the best superhero.
The person I consider to be an influential hero is Moira Smith. I refer to Moira Smith as a hero because she saved many strangers’ lives. Her life was dedicated to saving citizens from disasters that had occurred. Moira had even saved victims in exchange for her own life. Most people cannot do such a selfless thing as to risk their life to save others’. Although Smith could have chosen any career, she decided to be a police officer so she could help people in need. Moira jumped right into action during two huge disasters: a subway crash at the Union Square, and 9/11.On August 27th, 1991 there was a tragic subway crash at Union Square. Moira helped out during that subway crash. However, Moira is better known for her heroic actions on September
He wrote a book in 1929 and it was his first successful one. The name of the first book he made was Cup of Gold.
What makes a person influential? Most of the people who are considered to be, have made great changes for the better, has a great deal of confidence, looked up to, and has impacted people’s lives. Tommy Douglas is one of the many Canadians that is said to be incredibly relevant, for he has helped, into implementing free health care which people have declared him to be “The Father of Medicare”. This has made him have a significant impact on Canadian’s quality of life because of his idea of instituting a Universal Health Care Program for the goal of a socialist government in Canada and better lives in Canada.
History has been marked with a wide variety of influential leaders. Commonly revered leaders were considered influential by standards of heroism, presence, public opinion or positions of stature. Overall most leaders have some of the same qualities in common, despite what they became to be known for. To be truly influential, a leader had to set themselves apart during times of strife and no matter the setting or time they lived in, their actions would be remembered for years to come.
Carnegie’s accomplished many things in life and lost many things, Carnegie was born to a handloom weaver in Dunfermline Scotland, on November 25, 1835. When his father died in 1855, he realised how important education was.Carnegie realised that education was the driving force behind America’s political and industrial growth. Carnegie was closer to his mother when she died in 1886. He then got married to Louis Whitfield at the age of 51, after his mother died, he only had 1 child. Carnegie then died of bronchial pneumonia on August 11, 1919 at his summer house in Lenox, Massachusetts.