heroes-heroism

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heroes-heroism
  1. Francis
    1. doesn't feel worthy to be a hero
      1. silver star
        1. "I went to war because I wanted to die"
          1. francis wants to hide identity
            1. used war as a way out
              1. doesn't want to be a hero
                1. seen as a hero by others
                  1. end his life in a heroic way
                    1. . As a Catholic, he knows suicide would be a sin
                      1. award for bravery in the war seems to mock him
                        1. By falling on the grenade, he earns respect
                        2. Larry
                          1. The Wreck Centre’s hero – inspirational to all the young people
                            1. The stereotypical war hero
                              1. Silver Star.
                                1. His grand homecoming speeches and the celebrations that occur on his return reveal the extent to which he is considered a hero
                                  1. the ‘Frenchtown warriors’ scrapbook
                                    1. heroism is displayed on the silver screen, while Francis’ is concealed by a bandage.
                                      1. Nothing heroic about his treatment of Nicole
                                        1. the cowardly way he left Frenchtown after.
                                        2. Ironic that on the night he is praised by the town for his heroism, he destroys the lives of both Francis and Nicole
                                          1. both of whom regarded him as a hero
                                          2. Larry could be considered an anti-hero
                                            1. someone who may carry out acts of bravery and heroism but also has unattractive and destructive qualities.
                                          3. Arthur
                                            1. ordinary heroes
                                              1. He challenges the popular opinion about heroism in war
                                                1. wants to talk about war
                                                  1. just there
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