Heros and Their Human Traits

“Who is the noblest hero? The man who conquers his senses” a quote from Bhartrihara. Heros is what is seen throughout ancient epics. Heros are, to many, seen like gods. Many heros are two parts god or have a father who is a god. Although there is god in their blood they are still human. … Read more

Heroes, Imagination Or Existence

Heroes are a product of a societys perception of someone to be praised and adored. The definition of a hero is dependent on that societys beliefs, laws and taboos. There are heroes for all ages, and for both men and women. Heroes have had changing roles since man wrote his story, and all have been … Read more

History of the Cherokee Indians

History of the Cherokee Indians: Growth to Reduction of the tribes Mary Ruef Axia College University of Phoenix I would like to provide you with some information regarding the Cherokee Indians. I am one quarter Cherokee Indian. My grandmother is full blooded Cherokee and may mother is one half Cherokee. Cherokee comes from a creek … Read more

Huck As Hero

In all books, long as well as short, there is a character that stands above the rest.  This character must demonstrate high moral character and set an example for the rest of the novels cast. Another name for this super being, is a hero, a man admired for his achievements and noble qualities (Webster).  In … Read more

Macbeth – tyrant or tragic hero

A tragic hero is said to be doomed from his beginning. Though courage and loyalty dwell in him, the temptation of superior life can be unsurpassable, and a civil person can display vicious, primitive attitudes and carry out evil deeds. Macbeth was an unfortunate man, who seemed insatiable, pitiless, and power-hungry, but really just attempted … Read more

Beowulf Heroes & Today’s Heroes

Heroes today have changed from those of Beowulf’s day. Back in the time of Beowulf heroes were mainly the protectors of the country such as warriors and kings. The roles have changed today were heroes consist of celebrities and sport players. The roles have changed because our society has changed as well. In the time … Read more

Odysseus Isn’t a Hero

The Odyssey is an epic poem about a Greek warrior named Odysseus, who just finished fighting in the Trojan War. He journeys home only to find his house overtaken by suitors trying to marry his wife, and kill his son. During his journey he comes face to face with deadly creatures, and has mind-boggling experiences … Read more