In summation, Odysseus is a true hero. Through his bravery, level-headed attributes, and his respect and faithfulness for important figures Odysseus receives the title of hero. He successfully fits the definition of a hero. Although often hard to determine if a person was a hero it is easy to see that Odysseus meets the requirements. Through examination any person can be determined as a being a hero or not.
The Epic Hero of Homer’s The Iliad What is a hero? Is it someone with supernatural powers or overwhelming charm? Or is it someone who is selfless and protects the innocent above all else? To most, the latter seems to be the best option out of the two. A technical definition of a hero is someone who has brave and noble qualities and has accomplished many great things.
A hero must be courageous, kind-hearted and humble. I understand that many people have their own view on what a hero is. People label heroes by the things they do. Some even label people heroes just because they are famous. There is a big difference between a role model and a hero.
My dad is my hero because he looks out for me and cares for me. My dad has been through so much with me and still manages stay by my side.Others may consider a super-hero being a hero because of their flying, or mind controlling powers, but think about how hard it would be without having super-hero... ... middle of paper ... ...e about being accomplished, can succeed with just a little push. This shows that, being a hero isn’t just a person with a cape, it’s a person with a heart and ability to fight for what they believe in. To be an archetypal hero, you would have to go through many adventures and changes. Life has been completely turned around and nothing could ever be the same.
Everyone has different variations of a hero, some people have the same hero. A hero might not be the highest one of all, but they are something that touches your heart. A hero is someone who comes back and comforts you, who fights through every obstacle to achieve their goal and yours, and who faces their own challenges for the better. A hero is someone who tries to comfort you. They will fight hand in hand just for your own benefit.
“Heroes take journeys, confront dragons, and discover the treasure of their true selves.”- Carol Lynn Pearson. Heroes have many different qualities depending upon the person you believe is a hero in your eyes. A Hero’s qualities could be being Brave, Trustworthy, Loving, a Leader, Intelligent, and Kind. Now those are just some common characteristics to “make” or to “be” a hero. Some heroes to others could be in their family, their friends, or even famous people that have passed or are still alive.
A hero is someone who has courage and the ability to help others. Some people might refer to their hero as their role model. No matter what someone may name their hero, almost everyone has one. The person who chooses their hero wants their hero to be an inspiring role model whom they can look up to while they are going through rough times. Since the beginning of time, people have had heroes because heroes are the people that set a good example for the public and have they noble qualities that are obvious for everyone to see.
Achilles, Beowulf, Gilgamesh, Samson and Heracles can all be characterized as heroes. However, each of these characters embodies different attributes that earn them the heroic distinction. This paper will seek to show that Beowulf is the “most” heroic figure based on his adherence to the heroic ethos. Also, the character of Gilgamesh will be used as a means of comparison to further showcase the heroic nature of Beowulf. The heroic ethos is a set of values that prioritize and glorify the valor of an individual.
Another hero may even be from the past. Someone you know nothing about, except for what he has accomplished, his mark on the world. This hero is immortalized because of his great deeds. Another hero could even be someone you know everything about and love the greatest. A hero could be male or female.
Beowulf: A Hero Beowulf is a hero during the Middle Ages because of his generosity, strength, power, and courage. A hero is one who places himself or herself at great risk while performing acts of courage. Beowulf is a hero that put his life on the line for an entire kingdom. He has heroic and superhuman qualities. He must prove his worthiness of a superior warrior.