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The Praise and Strife of a Hero 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 the embodiment of each society each civilizations ideals Basketball superstar Michael Jordan largely affects the children of today that are enthralled with visions of hoop dreams He inspires the young depraved ghetto child to rise up against his unfortunate circumstances Possessing many noteworthy qualities all heroes possess faults because they are human and all humans possess failings Because heroes begin to fold and make mistakes as they are suddenly thrust into the awe inspired limelight and because their pedestals are broken and discarded as the public craves to see the dirt underneath the hero Heroes are a product of a societys perception of someone to be praised To be able to praise a hero that hero must not only be a marvel but that hero must also be humble Failings in heroes are only natural they are human and all humans possess faults All human beings are born and die with character traits which can be at the most basic level perceived as being helpful or as being harmful depending on the characters viewpoint People are regularly regarded as having traits ranging from the most trivial as being a perfectionist to the most weighty such as being a coward These traits form the basis of human personality and define the individuals personal nature Ideal heroes are perceived differently in different periods of history In Chaucers Prologue of the Canterbury Tales a worthy man is described He is a chivalrous knight who prided himself on his own personal truth honor freedom and courtesy Chaucers view of a hero is one who is without fault truly the epitome of goodness Heroes are also praised by society because the
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