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Superman is considered to be one of the greatest heroes ofall time A hero is admired for their bravery HomersTheIliadand SophoclesOedipus the Kinghave great examples of threedifferent types of heroes Achilles the great warrior is alwaysgoing to be remembered Hector the noble king who riskedeverything and Oedipus the man who know what it wrong fromwhat is right Their actions and traits are an essential partof their societiesHector fromThe Iliad is a very heroic character He is braveand very smart when it comes to fighting in battle Hectorleads his men with confidence and strength and his men rely onthat to help themselves fight Hector chooses to fight for hiscountry He could be hiding inside the castle walls watchingthe battle but he chooses go out and fight and leave his wifeand baby son behind This is a sign of heroism fighting forsomethingand risking your life Hector is willing to die whathe is fighting for Dont ask me to sit beside you hereHelen Love me as you do you cant persuade me now No timefor rest My heart races to help out Trojans Homer p207Hector dies for his country He was a big part of the war andthe Trojans would not have gotten far if wasnt for Hector Hiscountry and his men admired him for his bravery He provedhimself a hero The Lord of the city so the Trojans calledhim because it was you Hectoryou and you alone who shieldedthe gates and the long walls of Troy Homer p558Achilles is a very different type of hero then Hector Achillesis hot headed and fighting a battle with himself He does notprove himself as a hero by his actions He isa very complexcharacter and some people like him and some people dislike himAchilles became a hero to his men when he decided to join thebattle again They knew that they couldnt win without him andwhen he returned they gained a new respect for himAchillesbecame a hero to Priam Achilles didnt
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