Superhero is defined as, “a benevolent fictional character with superhuman powers, such as Superman”. With the exception of fictional characters, there is no one in our society with superhuman powers. In everyday life when humans think of a superhero, the immediate thought that comes to mind are these made up abilities. Despite this cliche image seen in movies or read in comics, superheroes in this world usually do not have those superhuman abilities. Versions of a superhero in reality is an individual who strives to be exceptional and lead others into being the best person possible.
Jimmy is the face of the common boy who grew up with no none and had to find their own way. He has an over protective mother and has no hero of his own so superman becomes his everything. He is seen throughout the novel to wear a sweater representing superman which could have been used as a protection for himself. When he goes to the doctors after being hit by a truck, the sweater is still being worn by him. Superman seemed to be invincible and Jimmy kept those ideals which was reflected by his sweater.
This is incredibly similar to how Icarus has also done something never experienced by man before as well. However, Victor’s set of wax wings come in the form of the ability to give life, and if it was used responsibly and with caution, this ability could have become an awe inspiring milestone for humanity. However, like Icarus, Victor is carless. Victor does not consider whether or not he could handle creating a life that he would be responsible for, and that becomes the root of his ruin. Despite the countless days spent reanimating the cadaver, Victor never once considered he might find his own work abhorrent.
As a superhero, Batman has no special power except his own technological skills and personal fortune. He utilizes high tech deceptions to build his suits and to fight crime and save Gotham city. Thus, technologies in the films is a means of transformation for the protagonist to become a superhero. In adding advanced technology to these films, as one of the most essential elements for gaining the superpowers, the films give us a kind of magical vision of advanced technology and an image of Batman as a “savior figure.” The use of the technology in Nolan’s Batman films is associated with the parallels between the Batman figure and Christian discourse. In this way, the association between technology and the divine is present in the Batman series, in a specific moment when Batman fights criminals and saves the people of Gotham with his technological
In the story The Odyssey the hero is separated by being called to war. However Wayne Gretzky, didn’t have separation growing up. He was always more skilled than his teammates, and opponents. Odysseus did not willingly go on and take this quest. “I would
When artwork is taken and reworked into something new, it is stripped of the only qualities that the previous artist can lay claim to. None of Jonathan Lethem 's original ideas or hard work went into the making of the gun sculpture, the only thing that remained was the vital ingredient, the reflection of the world. And if this sculpture were re-worked into another piece of art, once again the effort and the ideas would be replaced and refitted, leaving only the inspiration to denote where it came from. If, however, either of these two works of art were mechanically copied exactly as they were, the original ideas and effort would not be replaced but the
The events that will necessarily happen to a particular person in the future. Like Thomas he has to work think about his decision and work really hard and if he works hard enough he will beat the world record. He is just like Macbeth, he is honorable and brave but his destiny can be changed by his actions. Both Macbeth and Thomas future has been set and they can't do anything to change that. Not even their fate, it can't control their
Moreover, Beowulf and Superman are both portrayed as heroes for their time. Both Beowulf and Superman travel far and wide to defeat villains, save people, and encourage others. Their appearances are similar as well. Superman and Beowulf are dry, muscular, and strong. In fact, most people during their time would have considered them handsome.
My Hero’s Journey A hero’s journey consists of the separation, initiation, and return of a hero. This is the main idea of a hero, but many people have journeys that consist all three and are not heroes. In Homer’s epic poem The Odyssey, Odysseus is a perfect example of the literary hero’s journey. When Odysseus left his home, all odds were against him to return. Although he did not change a lot, at times he showed signs of greatness.
He was their idol. Grant on the other hand was not raised wealthy at all he knew the struggle, he had a vision for where he thought the future was going. Completely different, but exactly the same when it came to their personality. Almost the same even when they were fighting, Grant fought with tenacity, Lee fought knowing he would give his life at any second if he had too. This is why people looked up
He is so tall that no one is able to just look at him because of his stature. Victor was trying to create him to be able to say that he has successfully brought something to life. He was not thinking about how it would make his creation feel if it actually came to life. Another reason the Creature deserves more sympathy is because he is uniquely alone. When the creature enters into the world he finds that he does not fit in with others, nor does he know how things are done.