The Man With The Red Bandana Analysis

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According to Joseph Cambell, “A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.” Any everyday person can become a hero as long as they have used their life for something important or special. A hero is somebody who is brave and passionate by putting others before themselves and do not act cowardly in hard situations and continue to face challenges to help others.
Heroes put others before themselves to help their society. This is also considered as sacrificing which is another major part of being a hero. For example, in the documentary “The Man With The Red Bandana” it shows a young man escaping one of the towers in the 9/11 attacks but sacrificing his life and going back to help other innocent lives and unfortunately dying in the process. In addition, there are many other people such as soldiers who fight in the military and risk their lives
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For instance, in The Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass, Frederick Douglass says, “It was life and death with me, but I remained firm, and according to my resolution, on the third day of September, 1838, I left my chains and succeeded in reaching New York without the slightest interruption of any kind. Frederick Douglass shows bravery despite going through a tough life in slavery, he was passionate about escaping slavery and fled knowing the extreme consequences if he was caught. Another example is in the White House Funeral Sermon for Abraham Lincoln which says, “He is dead; but the memory of his virtues, of his wise and patriotic counsels and labors, of his calm and steady faith in God live, is precious, and will be a power for good in the country quite down to the end of time.” Lincoln was brave and courageous by the way he impacted the country during his life by the heroic acts he made to win the civil war and restore peace in the country. To sum up, heroes like Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln by being brave and
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