Hero Essay Topics

Who is the hero of Julius Caesar

Argue who is the hero of Julius Caesar. Is it Marc Anthony or Brutus? Support your answer with evidence.             Brutus is definitely the hero of Julius Ceasar.             Going back to the story, we can tell that Brutus sacrificed his own life for the Romans. However, he committed suicide because his army loses to… View Article

Jeffrey Wigand

Jeffrey Wigand is the whistleblower and alleged hero who was a top-level executive at Brown & Williamson Tobacco in the late eighties and early nineties who illegally breached two separate confidentiality agreements Tobacco in the late eighties and early nineties who illegally breached two separate confidentiality agreements by leaking trade secrets to a television network… View Article

Nora – A Classical Hero in Henrik Ibsen’s A Doll`s House

Nora Helmer, the central character, wife of Torvald, and mother of three children, is indeed a classical hero in Isben’s A Doll’s House. She was hiding her character and personality throughout the play under the pretense of the ‘ideal 19th century wife’ who completely abides to her husband. The character of Nora is quite tough… View Article

Comparative Paper: Beowulf and Batman

A superhero is a fictional character who is noted for feats of courage and nobility, who usually has a colorful name and costume, a mastery of relevant skills, advanced equipment and/or extraordinary powers and abilities beyond those of normal human beings. More importantly, a superhero has a strong moral code, including a willingness to risk… View Article

Are You My Hero?

When the word “hero” comes to mind, what do you see? A guy in tights with a cape or a person fighting for something they believe in? A hero is someone who is strong and can handle anything thrown at them, willing and able and ready at any moment, right? Karl Marlantes’s story shows such… View Article

The Holy Grail Quest

The Holy Grail had sparked interest from various European cultures for hundreds of years. Although there are many widely circulating versions surrounding the mystery of the Holy Grail, generally it is believed to contain unlimited healing and sustaining (as food and drink can come out if it continuously) powers as well as a means of… View Article

Tragic Flaws of Oedipus Rex

Introduction The identification of Oedipus’ hamartia differs from reader to reader and from critic to critic. Some critics are of the view that excessive arrogance and self-confidence of Oedipus is the main cause of his tragedy. He harbors unjustified suspicions against Tiresias and Creon; in one place he goes so far as to express some… View Article

Comparing and Contrasting Tragic Heroes – Oedipus and Prufrock

Introduction: Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald (1896 –1940) the Irish American novelist and short story writer of the twentieth century said “Show me a hero and I will write you a tragedy”(as quoted in memorablequotations.com). Indeed more often than not, great tragedies of yore were always centered round the deeds or the misdeeds of a hero… View Article

Literature: Evaluate Literary Texts in Different Genres

In the novel Regeneration the theme of heroism is quite prominent. There are many characters that are heroic and are revealed to be heroic through the narrative. One of these characters is Dr Rivers. He is the main protagonist in the novel and it is through his personal journey that the story is told. The… View Article

“Patriotism by Yukio Mishima

Many people consider suicide a moral wrong or cowardly in that it is taking the easy way out of a tough situation. And, by our modern standards, that is typically the case. But, in the case of the story, “Patriotism,” written by Yukio Mishima, the suicide Lieutenant Shinji and his wife Reiko committed was the… View Article

What Makes Someone a Hero

Father is the first person who I remind of hero. My father gives me a live, as human in order to see the social world. He protects me and take cares of me with his love and his sincere. He instructs me to be a good person. So, my father is my hero. When I… View Article

My Favorite Place: Home

My home is a place where one would expect such pleasure and enjoyment. This could be experienced as one would enter the front door of the home. As one enters, you would start to hear the sound of Disney XD shows such as Good Luck Charley or Ant Farm. Every television in the home will… View Article

Observing the World Through an Anti-Hero’s Eyes

Great literature is literature that expands beyond the simple devices of plot and character to provide an exercise in the enlightenment of man and the furthering of knowledge. That is certainly not to say that reading a book solely for the sake of entertainment is not a viable option, especially in a world in which… View Article

Writing Class

Herodotus once said “men are at the mercy of events and cannot control them.” In saying this Herodotus meant that men cannot control any situation, but that it is fate that determines what is to occur. Macbeth from Macbeth by William Shakespeare and Katniss The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins prove this statement true. Macbeth… View Article

What events do you suppose this song refers to?

I think, the song refers to an event in the singer/composer’s life that transpired along the way and there is this certain person who helped her coped up with her struggle. There are many events that can be attributed to this song. One of which is death of someone close to her and that person… View Article

Should I Visit Gotham City or New York City?

Having grown up reading comics books I am well aware of the bum rap comics get. But something has happened this past decade or so. Comics have become cool! With the multiple comic book franchises making the leap to the silver screen, several TV shows on network television, and an endless supply of plastic products… View Article

Comparative Paper on the Princess Bride and Copper Sun

Even though the two heros in Princess Bride and Copper Sun have many similarities, they also have an abundance of differences. Amari is the protagonist of the book Copper Sun, which talks about her life as an abused slave. Wesley is the lead character of the movie Princess Bride; in the movie, he leaves his… View Article

The Origin of Individual Heroism

As a matter of fact, there are important relations between individual heroism and American history. In 1929, the historic far-reaching Great Depress emerged in the US, which resulted in the global economic recession. And the development of American animated movies also just started off from this cold winter of economy, and passed through terrifying waves… View Article

Characters in Mayor of Casterbridge and Frankenstein

I am going to use Aristotle’s definition of a tragic hero in order to ascertain whether the main characters in Mayor of character of Michael Henchard as a tragic hero as he adopts fatal flaws which result in an eventual downfall. He then recognises his faults and inspires pity from the reader. This novel was… View Article

Hero’s in Greek Literature

In modern times the word hero can be used to describe many different people. For example, a scientist that develops a cure for AIDs would be thought of to be heroic. Or perhaps one might deem teachers heroic for shaping the youth of tomorrow. Although these jobs are noble, they would not be deemed heroic… View Article

A Role Model

Most everyone has a role model in their life. They could be a parent, a friend, a teacher, or a sports hero. They could be the D.A.R.E officer who works in your school. He could be someone you read about in a book. A role model is hard to define, because it can be different… View Article

My Grandfather

Heroes are not just in comics and movies; these heroes don’t wear masks or capes. But these heroes still seem to have super powers that somehow capture our hearts and amaze us with their abilities. They are the ones we look up to, the ones who make an impact in our lives, and the ones… View Article

Unlikely Hero

He was rewarded by three Presidents of the United States, won the Congressional Medal of Honor, and built a multi-million dollar company! Who is this mystery man? The most unlikely hero of all times ,Forrest Gump. Whether, because the thought of his beloved Jenny or his best friend Babba help him to keep on going…. View Article

What Makes Someone a Hero

Heroes of today lie in ones beliefs. It doesn’t take super powers to be a Hero. The common recognition of heroes in our day to day lives can be anyone starting from the firefighters, police, military, ambulance crews, teachers, doctors, parents and more. A person cannot be considered a Hero based on their profession. Many… View Article

My Super Hero

Scott murphy was a young boy who started out life in a different world. In his world anything was possible. The people there were far more brilliant and intelligent, and as for technology they were light years ahead. He was just one of the millions of superheroes, and from his planet the ability to fly… View Article

Personal Hero

What is a hero? Is someone famous, someone that we love, a family member or a peer, or just someone who saved our life? The word “hero” has a special meaning for me: a hero is a person who influenced me through his behaviors, actions, and helps; one who did something to change my point… View Article

Young Generation and Heros

When asked of a youth of my generation at a stage in their life between the ages of six and eleven, who is your hero? most adolescence young men will proudly make known without hesitation their father is their principal male character, a man of great strength, shielding and defending from harm or injury, worthy… View Article

Romantic Hero

Most six year old boys want to be a superhero, at least I did. In the mind of that six year old, a super hero had to be strong, handsome, and heroic, without fear. Along with all these traits a hero must show honor, courage and does what’s right with out bias or opinion. Throughout… View Article

What Is a Hero

The topic that I chose was: What is a hero? Is the true meaning of the word being diluted in today’s media? I came to this decision by consulting with my fiance. This is the one topic that has more meaning to me than the others. I will use what I know, mainly, for the… View Article

The Epic Hero’s Cycle and Up

The 2009 Disney film Up is about Mr. Frederickson’s long anticipated journey for adventure. As a young boy, Carl Frederickson idolizes the famous explorer, Charles Muntz. He enjoys spending most of his time watching documentaries and researching Muntz’s latest expeditions. On his way home from watching the latest documentary, Carl meets a buoyant young girl… View Article