Difference between revisions of "Hero"

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[[File:Japanese elderly woman Rikuzentakata Iwate Prefecture.jpg|thumb|Braving in snow, an elderly woman carries water bottles on her bicycle in Rikuzentakata, Iwate Prefecture, five days after an [[earthquake]] and a [[tsunami]] devastated northeastern coastal towns in [[Japan]] (2011).]]  
 
[[File:Japanese elderly woman Rikuzentakata Iwate Prefecture.jpg|thumb|Braving in snow, an elderly woman carries water bottles on her bicycle in Rikuzentakata, Iwate Prefecture, five days after an [[earthquake]] and a [[tsunami]] devastated northeastern coastal towns in [[Japan]] (2011).]]  
A '''hero''' is a literary figure who is a person of [[virtue]], and usually the protagonist of a story. They usually believe in honour and have strong morals. A well-known example of a hero would be [[Luke Skywalker]] from the [[Star Wars]] films. [[Herman Cain]] is an example of a living hero.  
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A '''hero''' is a literary figure who is a person of [[virtue]], and usually the protagonist of a story. They usually believe in honour and have strong morals. A well-known example of a hero would be [[Luke Skywalker]] from the [[Star Wars]] films.
  
 
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It also means:

Revision as of 05:11, 2 November 2012

File:Japanese elderly woman Rikuzentakata Iwate Prefecture.jpg
Braving in snow, an elderly woman carries water bottles on her bicycle in Rikuzentakata, Iwate Prefecture, five days after an earthquake and a tsunami devastated northeastern coastal towns in Japan (2011).

A hero is a literary figure who is a person of virtue, and usually the protagonist of a story. They usually believe in honour and have strong morals. A well-known example of a hero would be Luke Skywalker from the Star Wars films.

It also means:

  • A person noted for special achievement in a particular field.
  • A person noted for feats of courage or nobility of purpose, especially one who has risked or sacrificed his or her life. [1]
  • A character in Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare.

See also

References

  1. Hero TheFreeDictionary.