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Definition Of A Hero

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Jeffery Chappell Writing 101 Instructor: Phillips Definition Of A Hero Most people hear the word "Hero" and they think of a super hero in a comic book leading a secret life. One who might possess super human powers and fly around a city fighting crime. An individual that never makes a mistake in their life, and was destined for fame from the moment they were born. People think a hero will always succeed and maintain a perfect life, but not all heroes are in comic books and have super powers. Unfortunately, there are bad heroes as well as good heroes in this world. In my eyes a good hero has a few simple characteristics, and they use them to benefit others: willingness to help others, courage, quick to think and react, physically and mentally strong and be a good role model. This person's heroism doesn't have to take place everyday or even once a week. It is the effort of that person's actions that counts. Included in this person's actions is a willingness to help others in need of help. ...read more.

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Quick thinking is the ability to make a fast reasonable decision in a tight situation. A hero has to be able to think quickly to execute the willingness to help and use their courage usefully. If a hero is not able to make quick decisions, the situation may become more dramatic than it had originally been, or the victim may not need the attention that the hero would have once been able to provide. Quick thinking doesn't allow the situation to get out of the hero's hands or let it get too serious. A hero has to be as physically strong as they are mentally strong. One needs to be prepared to do any physical work that is needed to help another person. A situation may call for a hero to carry a person very swiftly from danger. One might have to lift a victim's body weight. If one doesn't have the physical strength to do so, then the heroism will not be accomplished. A hero has to be mentally strong to withstand the stress when working under pressure. ...read more.

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Maintain a perfect life C. Bad and good hero's D. Thesis: In my eyes a good hero has a few simple characteristics, and they use them to benefit others: willingness to help others, courage, quick to think and react, physically and mentally strong and be a good role model. 2. Willingness to help. A. Doesn't take place everyday B. Actions count C. Hero would stop where others will run D. Make personal sacrifices E. Kindness not greed F. Does the right thing 3. Courage. A. Helps willingness to help B. Gives strength 4. Quick to think and react. A. Might be unpleasant or disastrous B. Others will gain C. They get the job done D. Define quick thinking E. Examples of slow thinking 5. Physically and mentally strong. A. Be prepared for anything B. Carry a persons body weight C. Heroism cannot be accomplished D. Stress with pressure E. Mistakes may occur 6. Good role model. A. For children and adults B. Live good life style C. Children imitate and portray themselves as their hero D. Bad hero, bad habits 7. Conclusion. E. A. Restate thesis: My definition of a hero: willingness to help others, courage, quick thinking and reacting, physically and mentally strong and be a good role model. ...read more.

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