Martin Luther King Jr.: A True Hero

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Martin Luther King, Jr. was a hero because he fought for what he believed in. During the time of his fame, parts of the United States of America disagreed with what he stood and fought for. One of his most memorable events was when he gave his “I Have a Dream” speech on August 28, 1963. It changed the viewpoint of modern day society and bettered the community. Martin Luther King, Jr. was a hero, not because he possessed some unnatural power, but because he knew how to use compassion. In archetypal literature, authors use heroes to symbolize passion, which combined with details that describe love conquering all, allows readers to experience the perilous journey and ultimately consider sacrifice.

First, my ideal vision of a hero is someone who transcends society and becomes better than what is expected of them. Martin Luther King, Jr. surpassed society with his peaceful protest and equal rights movement campaign. During Martin Luther King Jr.'s life many things were said to have been impossible, yet he tried to break those boundaries and create a more equal and free world. He is widely respected around the whole United States as a hero of equality. One of his most life changing speeches is also his most famous, the "I Have a Dream" speech, it carried so much passion and love, the kind only a hero can posses. Martin Luther King Jr. was a hero who didn't
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He learns how to accept his responsibility and how to use his abilities to save his city. Bruce Wayne had to sacrifice so much when he put the Batman mask on. Bruce Wayne became a secondary figure in his life because he was so dedicated to the city of Gotham. Like many heroes, Bruce Wayne’s passion lied with his city. Taking something as fallen down and broken as Gotham, and turning into a beautiful law abiding place would take 100% Batman which left nothing for Bruce Wayne. His story is one of ultimate

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