The Importance Of Heros

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“A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself” (Campbell 1). When thinking of heroes, what often comes up on people’s mind are movie stars and professional athletes. But when thinking of heroes in all types of mythology, there are always some traits that are common or standout which help them complete their quest. In the myths, Lord of the Rings, Theseus and the Minotaur, and Savitri and Satayavan, the hero often possesses the traits of perseverance and the willingness to sacrifice, which helps them triumph in times of difficulty and endorses their ability to complete their quest. In the end, the hero becomes a role model for society, as their stories are used to teach people how to overcome obstacles and succeed in life. First, heroes often face many challenges and dangerous situations which tests their perseverance, and their life depends on their decision during their journey. For example, in Lord of the Rings, Frodo, the hero, went on a journey to destroy The Ring. Frodo had many traits as a hero, one of them was perseverance. This was shown when he and the fellowship went on the journey to destroy The Ring. During the journey, they fought Orcs,…show more content…
Perseverance and the willingness of sacrifice can potentially create great success in current years. Looking at all the successful and outstanding companies at Silicon Valley, all their CEOs perseveres through times of difficulty, and often sacrifices time with friends and family to achieve their goal. Overall, these traits of heroes are often some of the most important transferrable skills which are vital in the modern society. People need to be able to understand and utilize these skills in order to recognize or create opportunities which leads to success in the
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