Why Do People Take Bold Actions

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Robert Frost once said, “Freedom lies in being bold.” Being bold is when you risk something, your physical danger, embarrassment, or reputation for others. Bold actions are worth the risk because you can be called a hero and people may benefit with success. People take bold actions everyday, and people benefit with success by taking bold actions. When you take a bold action or risk, you could be considered a hero for risking either your safety, embarrassment, or reputation. An example of when someone was idolized was in The Outsiders. Two characters, Johnny and Ponyboy started a fire from a cigarette. When they returned to the church, the church was on fire with kids in the church. Johnny decided to take a bold action and risk his safety for the kids. After he risked his life he was idolized for taking a risk. Taking risks hasves its rewards. Soon after he took this bold action, he died and he continued to be idolized because of the decision he made. When you take a bold action there are…show more content…
People take risks everyday without even realizing it. In Rogue Wave if Scoot didn’t take a risk and escape from the cabin, she wouldn’t have lived. Many people think that bold actions have its risks, but they also have great rewards and can sometimes save a life. Many people take bold actions. Such as Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King Jr, Helen Keller, Harriet Tubman, Amelia Earhart, etc. These people have all impacted society by taking a bold action. Each of these people contributed to change our daily life. For example, if it wasn 't for Rosa Parks and Harriet Tubman, we would still have slavery. In The Outsiders, Johnny and Ponyboy risked their life for other people. Johnny and Ponyboy both took a bold action and risked something. Ponyboy risked his reputation and Johnny risked his life for the kids in the burning church. Bold actions have risks but they are worth it because of the rewards
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