Free Essays on National Hero

  1. Epic Hero

    an epic? An epic hero is a brave and noble character in an epic poem, admired for great achievements or affected by grand events. An epic poem, “The main character or protagonist is heroically larger then life, often the source and subject of legend or a national hero.”(Robert) An epic poem is...

  2. Understanding: Philippines and National Hero

    without Understanding (Summary) It is in the national revolution that the people were most united, most involved and most active on the fight for freedom. Almost always the leader of the revolution becomes the principal hero of his people. The unity between the people and the leader enhances...

  3. Definition Essay of a Hero

    Ziyu Zhu 11/19/2013 Lan Arts, Per 2 Everyday Heroes When one hears the word “hero,” the first thing that pops up into peoples minds is a man wearing cape and tights, but a true hero is much more than that. We often forget that we are surrounded by heroes every single day. Our greatest...

  4. Heros

    English 3 Heroes Prompt Who deserves the right to be called a hero? I have heard many stories of people that have risen to a challenge to help someone in need. I do, however, disagree with the media’s interpretation...

  5. Hero Definition Essay

    you know when you’ve seen a hero before your eyes? Most likely in real life they won’t be wearing a cape or suit that identifies themselves as this well known hero. Realistically you’ve never or even possibly ever will see that kind of hero. Why is it that that kind of hero always seems to be the first...

  6. The Australian Hero: An overview of what is a hero and how it has changed over time

    THE AUSTRALIAN HERO WHAT IS A HERO? Many people have different representations of a hero, which is impacted by a person's social and cultural understanding within society. My beliefs of a hero are shaped by my knowledge of Australia and the values and beliefs I practice. Attributes of egalitarianism...

  7. Female Characters in ,, Hero of Our Time” by Lermontov

    FEMALE CHARACTERS IN ,,HERO OF OUR TIME” BY LERMONTOV Summary:   In his novel Hero of Our Time, Lermontov portrays the main character Pechorin as a man whose [pic]character was built on the defects of an entire generation in which the author lived. Female characters play a large role in the novel...

  8. Beo, the hero

    western civilization to be considered a hero: wisdom and fortitude. These modern heroes have wisdom and fortitude. Did Beowulf possess these traits? Beowulf shows he is a hero through both his wisdom and fortitude throughout his adventures. Beowulf is a great hero because he possesses both wisdom and fortitude...

  9. Jay Gatsby, too foolish to be a hero

    Jay Gatsby is too foolish and ridiculous a figure to be seen as a great hero. I completely agree with this statement, whilst Gatsby’s refreshing idealistic attitude may by considered noble and heroic at the start of the play as the play progresses towards the end we see Gatsby’s heroic romanticism...

  10. Bill Gates and Warren Buffet : The Greedy Bastards of wealth

    easily be mistaken in a hero role. They seem to lack flaws, have non-human like perseverance and foresight, and they both seem to be doing the right thing to the naked eye. But when more things are considered in the big picture view both of these men fit the role more of an anti-hero or not even that at...

  11. Beowulf: Aspects of a Hero

    A hero fears not, death, nor destruction of his own being, but instead risks all that he is, for what he believes to be right, moral, and just. Beowulf was during the Anglo-Saxon era, when heroic deeds and loyalty to one’s leader were traits of a person that lived on forever. Beowulf is an epic and...

  12. Terrorist

    that live together and marry with own country people. For example, if National hero lecture that big family is one of the best happiness in the world, Citizens will think that happiness because they always believe national hero ,so they follow his words. However, The government may not give all married...

  13. Kanniya

    |Star Wars | |Epic Hero: |Epic Hero: | |Larger than life: defeats monsters (Grendel, giants, sea...

  14. Beat Movement

    communist Soviet Union. This allowed for American condemnation and even for the persecution of rebellious and social nonconformists as threats to U.S. national security. It was in this atmosphere the writers came forward to declare their alienation and disgust from what they saw as the epitome of deplorable...

  15. Mmeee

    Napoleon joined the army of the new government. Hero of the Hour In October 1795, fate handed the young officer a chance for glory. Napoleon and his gunners greeted thousands of royalists with a cannonade. The attackers fled. Napoleon Bonaparte became the hero of the hour and was hailed throughout Paris...

  16. To What Extent Was National Socialism Fascist?

    National Socialism is a complex historical concept, which amalgamates elements of nationalism, socialism and particularly fascism. However it cannot be treated as a notion or a term as there are hardly any definitions that would fully characterize its aspects. No one has a precise explanation but many...

  17. Hero Paper

    Satan as a Hero The title "Hero." A profound word, reserved for only the most famous of characters. Since the day of its inception into the English language it has represented an almost superhuman character. In many cases the hero is one who stands above the crowd, one who fights what is wrong and seeks...

  18. Gandhi the Hero

    meaning great soul is considered as a hero throughout our history. A hero is a person who shows courage and bravery and inspires everyone with its selfless nature; they perform good deeds and are admired for their noble work. Mahatma Gandhi, who is a well-recognised hero, was known for his inspirational non-violent...

  19. Mlk History

    association. The United States Supreme Court decision declaring Alabama law segregation on buses illegal was the victory from which King emerged as a national hero and r esulted in the formation of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. He inspired people of all races and ethnic backgrounds to join in...

  20. Trainspotting and Scarface - Review

    Pfeiffer plays the icy role of Elvira Hancock, who marries the bad guy. The story is character driven, focusing mainly on the lead role of Tony, the anti-hero and protagonist, his meteoric brutal rise, and climatic fall in the Miami drug trafficking underworld. The cinematography is excellent, the use of lighting...

  21. Veneration with or without understanding

    The Non-Revolutionary Hero One of the most debatable issues of today is Dr. Jose Rizal’s legitimacy as the Philippines’ National Hero. Renato Constantino pointed out facts contradicting Rizal’s appointment in his article Veneration without Understanding. The main argument being that since Rizal did...

  22. Byronic Hero

    Byronic Hero – Romantic Hero – Tragic Hero – Anti-Hero During the Romantic Era, a hybrid of the Romantic Hero evolved out of the writings of Lord Byron and the combination tragic hero/romantic hero/anti hero characterization of many of the protagonists in Gothic Novels. Frankenstein is considered...

  23. Women in Islam

    apologize for their weaknesses, women for their strengths. Because man and woman are the complement of one another, we need woman's thought in national affairs to make a safe and stable government. "....Are those equal, those who know and those who do not know? It is those who are endued with understanding...

  24. The Odyssey - Homer’s Folk Epic

    A True Hero Homer’s folk epic The Odyssey introduces one of the most prominent characters in literature; Odysseus the hero of the Greek tragedy. When reading The Odyssey we venture with Odysseus through his ten-year journey from the battlefield of Troy all the way to his homeland of Ithaca. The...

  25. Biography of Jose Rizal

    Realonda[6][7] (June 19, 1861 – December 30, 1896), was a Filipino nationalist, writer[8] and revolutionary. He is widely considered the greatest national hero of the Philippines.[9] He was the author of Noli Me Tángere, El Filibusterismo and a number of poems and essays. He was executed on December 30...

  26. Joan of Arc as an Epic Hero

    enemies, and ability to lead her people to supremacy are all characteristics that allow her to be defined as a literary hero of epic proportions. Joan of Arc, a great and powerful hero, emerged during the era of the Hundred Years War between England and France. At the early age of 13 she began hearing...

  27. What Is Meant to Be a Hero

    means to be a hero. Now write about one of your heroes, explaining what this person had done to make them a hero in your eyes. A hero involves not only about courage, noble deeds, and outstanding achievements, but also the bravery to make difference and a heart full of love. My hero is Dr. Jose P...

  28. My 5 Year Plan

    Pratap, Sivaji, Saheed Bhagat Singh who have sacrificed their lives for the sake of the country. Among them I prefer Mahatma Gandhi as my favorite hero. The place of Gandhi in the history of India is assured among the greatest personalities. In his period many intellectuals and brilliant people were...

  29. Robert E. Lee

    his life after the war. Robert E. Lee was born at Stratford Hall Plantation in Westmoreland county Virginia, the fifth child of Revolutionary war hero Henry Lee also known as Light Horse Harry and Anne Hill Lee. Lee's parents were members of the Virginia gentry class and true Tuckahoes. Tuckahoe was...

  30. The Concept of a Hero for Each of Everyone

    HERO The concept of a hero can be defined in many ways. Many individuals believe to call someone a hero is to give them tremendous power. Certainly that power may be used for good, but it may also be used to destroy individuals. Some of society’s concept of a hero goes back to their childhood figure...

  31. National Hero

    I, with my group mates, is going to defend that Dr. Jose Rizal deserves to be the National Hero of the Philippines. Let me give you the criteria in choosing a National Hero as set by the Philippine National Heroes Committee in 1993-1995 which follows: 1. Heroes are those who have a concept...

  32. seabiscuit

    training, and became a hero to the people of the great depression. With four million out of work by 1929. American horses was at the peak of the time, and people were able to identify with Seabiscuit. He looked as beat up as America was at the time. This little horse was a hero to many. Works Cited ...

  33. Ideal Hero

    Ideal Hero Part 1: Qualities of a Hero A hero is competent and confident. A hero has abilities and talents however extraordinary or mundane they may be. A hero is conscious of the world he or she lives in, the society and the people around. A hero also has a strong moral compass. A hero is passionate...

  34. Theodore Roosevelt and the Environment

    City. Many people remember him as the 26th President of the United States. However, many people don't realize that Roosevelt was also an environmental hero. At the age of eight he started The Roosevelt Museum of Natural History. Although he captured and killed many animals, he did it to study them, not...

  35. Life and Works of Rizal

    thought that this article was meant to overthrow Rizal as The National Hero of the Philippines. But I was wrong. The article dealt more about how wrong the Filipinos over-glorified Rizal and how the construction of Rizal as a National Hero is poorly constructed. So, the ultimate question then is this:...

  36. Criteria for National Heroes

    Criteria for National Heroes (Adopted by the Technical Committee of the National Heroes Committee on June 3, 1993 , Manila . Members of the Committee included Drs. Onofre D. Corpuz, Samuel K. Tan, Marcelino Foronda, Alfredo Lagmay, Bernardita R. Churchill, Serafin D. Quiason, Ambeth Ocampo, then known...

  37. The Hero

    Heroes From a child point of view, a hero is a person, typically a man, who is admired for his courage or outstanding achievements. In mythology and folklore, a hero is a person of super human qualities who rids the world of all evil. In my opinion, a hero of the twenty-first century is someone like...

  38. W.E.B Du Bois

    black leaders. In 1905, he founded The Niagara Movement, which later became the principle ideological basis for a separate association known as The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). Within the organization, he founded and wrote for the NAACP journal, The Crisis. About...

  39. The Ubiquitous Hero

    The Ubiquitous Hero For someone who has never picked up a comic book, the first and most obvious question is what it offers those fascinated by them. From established titans to well-received newcomers, there are a variety of archetypes and mechanisms that run throughout the entire genre. On the surface...

  40. Jose Rizal. Why is he a national hero>

    Christian Eero Adolfo Why Jose Rizal is our National Hero For me, I agree that Jose Rizal is declared as our national hero for the reasons that: 1) He influenced a movement against Spanish colonizers through a peaceful way 2) He was a selfless, self-denial, and what made him admirable is...

  41. Scissors

     Do you konw Hiddink, Guus? He was coach of Korea National Football Team. He became a hero after 2002 FIFA Korea-Japan World Cup. There are three reasons why I admire him. First, he kept his way. He knew the weakness of  players and had a long plan for them. He pointed lack of physical strength and pride...

  42. The Odysseus by Homer

    like Superman. Odysseus in the other hand is a Greek’s mythical hero who is not perfect, but he possesses god-like (Greek’s god) traits. Homer’s Odysseus is categorized as epic story; thus, scholars call Odysseus epic hero. An epic hero is basically “the main character or protagonist in an epic that...

  43. Epic Hero Comparison

    as a national holiday in honor of them. Our heroes today are very similar to epic heroes in ancient epic poetry, they also are very different. In today's society, Heroes have qualities that resemble epic heroes in Greek culture. Epic heroes have very lucid qualities that make them an epic hero. Epic...

  44. The Image of Cowboy in American Illustrations

    usually described as hedonistic or nihilistic, is often blamed for the decline of American (and not only – with regards to the process of dispersal) national character. While there is probably a lot to dislike about the popular culture, it also creates figures and heroes whose significance should be widely...

  45. The Byronic Hero: Not a Misnomer

    The term Byronic Hero and its use to describe the anti-hero is a misnomer, but when studying the life and writings of George Gordon, otherwise known as Lord Byron, it becomes an accurate description. A hero, by its very definition, is a figure distinguished by noble ideals, courage under fire and exceptional...

  46. J.P Rizal, The Univocal National Hero

    Reaction Paper #2 J.P Rizal, the Univocal National Hero Venerating Jose Rizal for a reason “Veneration with Understanding” by Armand J. Malay is an eye opener. It revealed me the truth about revering...

  47. Heros

    that were not his. He was a hero; he saved my life and made it possible for my sister and me to stay together. Because of this great man who was well into his late 40’s when I meet him, two children were able to stay in the family that we were born. That is what made him a hero. I recently asked a seven...

  48. Rizal vs. Pacquiao

    COMPARISON A Reaction Paper: Literally speaking, HERO is a person admired for his brave and humane deeds. Everyone can be a hero in their own ways even in simple and little ways. As long as there’s a need and thought of helping, it is always given that Hero is always there willing to do everything just...

  49. S.B.a Juvenile Delinquency

    This project is mainly about the history of Jamaica, its symbols and national heroes along with the countries one heroine. When finished reading this project I ensure that you will be educated with things that you do not know or remember. On October 11, Paul Bogle, a respected black man in the...

  50. reaction on the movie, JOSE RIZAL

    Rizal runs his life. While watching the movie, I felt mixed emotions given the fact that it was made to help us, Filipinos, understand what our national hero had done for the country. It shows how Rizal really love his mother country for him to sacrificed his own life. The film also works through a...

  51. Hero

    Hero Essay A hero is defined as a woman or man of distinguished courage or ability, admired for their brave deeds and qualities, or according to classical mythology, a being of godlike prowess and beneficence that often came to be honored as a divinity. An example of an epic hero is Beowulf, who came...

  52. Explain Why Sport Holds Such a Revered Position in Australian Culture

    sport, as a way to change their status in life, examples of this is Lionel Rose in Boxing and Yuovone Goolagong in tennis. This led to a growth in national identity as the Australians ethos of egalitarian was reinforced by this. In rural areas sporting clubs such as bowling and racing clubs were created...

  53. Beowulf Anglo Saxon Hero

    epic heroic poem of “Beowulf” is the oldest manuscript that is still being read. This 3183 lines poem has raised the national epic status in England. This story is about an Anglo Saxon hero named Beowulf, a courageous, strong and protagonist of this epic, that has to battle with three different monsters...

  54. Nelson Mandela

    Nelson Mandela A person that is able to think beyond himself and help those around him is the authentic definition of what it is to be a hero. Throughout the many struggles that a human can endure in their lifetime, it is possible for them to overcome very troubling circumstances, no matter...

  55. Media in Society

    broadcasts has a limited number of options as to how the working classes are portrayed. The bottom line is audience share and advertising income. The national audiences will only tolerate certain portrayals of the working classes that agree with their opinions, experiences and preconceptions. But the American...

  56. My Dad, My Hero

    When I think about what my hero means to me, I realize that most of my special memories and feelings toward my hero come from the little things he does everyday. My hero is not a celebrity or such a recognizable face. My hero is not a national hero or a multi-millionaire. He has never saved me from a...

  57. Hero of market

    Hero Honda Rebranding To Hero Motocorp Marketing Essay A marketing strategy allows an organization to concentrate its limited resources on the greatest opportunities to increase sales and its competitive advantage. Often companies will spend a ton of money on promotional activities that don't get...

  58. Hero

    What is a hero? A hero is someone who tries to have a positive impact on someone else. A hero can be a person like a teacher to someone like a surgeon trying to save a life. In some instances, a person does not realize the impact they are making on the individuals around them or they are not trying...

  59. Veneration without UnderstandingVeneration without understanding by

     “Veneration without Understanding” Veneration without understanding by Renato Constantino, the article that I have read regarding to our national hero Dr. Jose Rizal is very meaningful and essential not only for us students but also for all the Filipino citizens. It is because as a Filipino, his ideologies...

  60. english

    Vargas as a hero? Do you think he makes a convincing case? If not, what additional evidence do you think he needs to present? In my opinion O’Conner see him like a hero because he already had so many success in different type of events at Huff-po also like a freelancer for major national magazines...