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A hero is defined as a person noted for special achievements in a field Dr Susan Calvin the main character of the novel I Robot is made the hero because of her special achievements in the field of robotics Dr Calvin is a robopsychologist who uses many different methods of problems solving to solve the problems that other scientists and mathematicians were incapable of doing Through these many adventures in the field of robotics Dr Susan Calvin displays her many character traits to the reader Dr Calvin has an excellent combination of many different attributes In I Robot by Isaac Asimov Dr Susan Calvin the main character reveals much about herself to the reader and makes the book what it is Many times during the novel Dr Calvin displays amazing intelligence in tough situations When analyzing the mind reading robot named Herbie Dr Susan Calvin displays great amounts of intelligence Since Herbie is a mind-reader Dr Calvin knows that in order to understand what happens in his synthetic brain she must analyze it vigorously and by her intelligence she figures out that in order to stop him from hurting others by what he says to them she has to out-smart the robot which is not easy Since one of the Three Laws of Robotics are that a robot must not hurt a human she figures out Herbies weakness and says to him You cant tell them droned the psychologist slowly because that would hurt and you mustnt hurt confuses Herbie to the point that he shorts out and dies in a sense Asimov 133 During her many adventures in the workplace Dr Calvin displays her intelligence in assorted situations In Beachams Encyclopedia on Popular Fiction it states that Most of the robot tales are exercises in problem solving in which the problems are solved by Dr Calvin showing that overall she has great intelligence no matter what situation and that she can handle it no
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