World War II was a very traumatizing time for the soldiers that fought in it. Unfortunately, the War was also a very traumatic experience for the Japanese Americans that were forced into internee camps. Key examples of those who have struggled through awful conditions are Miné Okubo and Louie Zamperini. Miné is a Japanese American artist who was forced to live in squalor conditions surrounded by armed guards. Louie is an American soldier and a previous Olympic athlete that was beaten daily and starved almost to death in prisoner of war camps.
Marcus was alone and very injured, but if he were to stop he knew he would die. He was walking up the mountain when men found Marcus and offered to help him. A doctor named Sarawa helped heal Marcus’s wounds. After he helped heal his wounds he offered him a place to stay in his house. Taliban came and beat Marcus so he moved spots with his other friend Gulab.
Joseph Campbell once said, “a hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.” Heroes always keep going and never give up. They focus on doing the right thing even if it is not satisfying everyone. Heroes go above and beyond to save the people. They are willing to sacrifice themselves for everyone else.
Nemo the Great wasn’t just a ordinary King who was just an basic hero. King Nemo was a very generous, honest, respectful, and loyal king who only thought positive about everything in his life. King Nemo also followed all the codes of Chivalry which were; Always stay loyal to your loved ones, Always stay positive regardless of the negative impact, and Always have faith. He was a very shy king as times but he always did good deeds when it came down to a lot of things. With that being said, King Nemo always helped with getting everyone things they needed the most.
Eliezer’s best traits come out and allow him to survive his terrible ordeal, which are adaptability, determination, patience, and perseverance. Elie uses his father as his reason to persevere and keep on going through. For example, whenever Eliezer’s father dies, Eliezer loses all function and does not even want to recount how empty and lonely he felt. On page 32, Eliezer describes how great his fear of
Shortly after being captured, Zamperini is taken to a POW camp where he is abused physically and mentally. Throughout the novel the readers learn that the hardships of war effect Louie, causing the loss of his dignity. After Louie was captured by the Japanese, he was taken to a POW camp ,Ofuna, they began to deprive Louie of human essentials such as food and water. To make matters worse, they started to conduct experiments on him and his comrade Phil, “The doctor pushed more solution into his vein, and the spinning worsened.
Eventually, Red got out on parole, and it was the hope that Andy brought to Shawshank that kept him going on the outside. In this story, Andy was the most hopeful person in Shawshank, but he was also sensible towards the notion of risk and reward. Despite being a quiet man, Andy would show his hopefulness in what he said as well as what he did. An example of the latter took place when the warden explained to Andy how he is a man who thinks too highly of himself. The warden described how he has observed that Andy, "used to walk around that exercise yard as if it was a living room and [Andy was at] one of those cocktail parties…" (71).
,but the other animals found more inspiration in Boxer’s strength and his never failing cry of “I will work harder!”” (53). This quote represents how is is seen as a role model or idol on the farm because he never gives up and never quits even if he feels he can’t do his job. If Boxer thinks he did not try his best next time he tries to work harder as mentioned in his motto. This is why he is looked up to and admired , for his overall greatness in doing his ability to prime conditions.
In a world over-run with the dead, it is sometimes hard to be alive and try to survive. For Rick, his everyday life is survival and Rick wanted to help, he wanted to be a hero. The pathogen that was released globally by the government in order to help cure diseases, turned out to turn most humans into flesh-eating monsters. However, Rick was immune to the pathogen. Carl, who is Ricks son, was immune too
Examples of this can be found in Stoic Warriors in the chapter entitled “Sound bodies and sound minds.” Army captain David Rozelle lost his right foot in a mine explosion. After receiving proper medical attention, Rozell was able to recover and persist through grueling workouts. He is resilient but at the same time, he is honest about the loss of his foot. We can view Rozell accepting the loss of his foot as an indifferent.