scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 512
The English dictionary defines a hero as a person who is noted or admired for courage outstanding achievements etc Is this really the meaning that a person should go by Is a wealthy person who donates large amounts of money a hero A hero really is a person who perseveres despite adversity a person who tries to perform beyond expectations a person who is level-headed in a crisis and risks himself for the sake of a better society To begin with let us consider a person who perseveres despite adversity A great example would be Mahatma Gandhi it is amazing that a person as old and frail was the leader of one of the largest non-violent war in history Gandhi was thrown in jail time after time and what did he do He refused to yield and was willing to be back in jail This person persevered despite great adversity because he was loyal to the cause that he was fighting for Furthermore a heroic person needs to be a person who is levelheaded in adverse situations What would Martin Luther King Junior done if he was being given a hard time by say a racially biased police officer Would he have tried to reason with him or take beatings Since he was level headed he would not have struck back Being levelheaded is a quality every person needs to have whether they aspire to be a hero or not If one stays cool in a high-pressure situation one will be able to reason out to the maximum of their abilities If noticed closely many of the most brilliant people have been levelheaded That also indicates that they are focused Most of all a heroic person must be willing to sacrifice himself for the better of people close to him and society This is a characteristic that really distinguishes him or her because there are relatively few people who would be willing
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA