Hum/105 Cultural Heroes Essay
A cultural hero demonstrates cultural values. A cultural hero faces and overcomes struggles. A cultural hero is famous. A cultural hero may be living or dead, though more often dead. Often after their death, mythologies are developed embellishing their positive features. Herakles and Joan of Arc are examples of classic cultural heroes. John Fitzgerald Kennedy is a modern cultural hero. All three a well known and are remembered for their character and accomplishments.
Herakles is one of the best known and cultural heroes. He is also one of the most controversial heroes due to many differing accounts of his life and deeds. Herakles is a hero in the Greek mythology. He was born the illegitimate son of …show more content…
John Fitzgerald Kennedy John Fitzgerald Kennedy (JFK) is remembered as a courageous war hero, a charismatic speaker, and a straight forward Politian. The Kennedy family holds popular American interest like the royal family does in England. His publically televised assassination in Dallas shocked the nation. JFK was born into a large family in 1917. He was