A hero is someone who is isn’t afraid to dance with death if it means doing what is right, or protecting someone.
Beowulf has shown to have this characteristic by his tales of adventures.
Nowadays, hero’s have been made out to be something super when all they are ordinary people.
Hero, as a word, has a dictionary definition like all words, however the true definition of the word has to come to each and every person around the world.
Everyone is different so logically that should mean different people develop their own definitions for some words, such as hero.
While a hero may be known today as someone with super-powers to a small child, that does not mean that is the deffinition for everyone else....I am honored to have such a heroic father who leads by example.First of all, my dad displays bravery in every aspect of his life. He has worked as a Deputy Sheriff in Meade County for over fifteen years....[tags: Family, Hero, Mother, Sheriff] - Merriam Webster defines hero as a person who is admired for great or brave acts or fine qualities, with that in mind do you believe the word hero is used a little too loosely nowadays.With that said my hero is my mother I know that is a cliche for most, but let me explain how my mom carries and executes the traits of a hero.A hero has a few traits that make them so great and stand out like the perfect apple at the top of a tree, heroes must be selfless (willing to put others above themselves in everything they do), patient (able to take a step back and be willing to wait), and modesty (to be free from vanity)....[tags: Christmas tree, Christmas, Hero, Yule] - The word hero has many different meanings and can be found in every culture around the world.Rather than follow the basic fiction formula of moving the plot in a straight line, Rash repeatedly switches the narration to give the story more depth....[tags: Tragic hero, Tragedy, Mother, Hamartia] - Are there any heroes in the novel.[tags: Definition of Hero] - Aristotle, the Greek philosopher, characterizes plays or stories where the main character is a tragic hero, who confronts his downfall due to fate, his mistake or any other social reason as tragedies.In the novel “One foot in Eden” novel, set in the 1950s in Jocassee, a town in South Carolina, Rash tells the story of a local military veteran who suddenly disappears and the people who are involved in the case.