Time has a doomsday book, on whose pages he is continually recording illustrious names. But as often as a new name is written there, an old one disappears. Only a few stand in illuminated characters never to be effaced. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Assignment: Are there some heroes who will be remembered forever? Or are all heroes doomed to be forgotten one day? Plan your response, and then write an essay to explain your views on this issue.
Be sure to support your position with specific points and examples. (You may use personal examples or examples from your reading, observations, or, knowledge of subjects such as history, literature, science. ) Answer Hero is defined as a man of distinguished courage and ability, admired for his or her brave deeds and noble qualities in a dictionary. All the people in the world have their own heroes. As time goes by, some of the heroes are forgotten but some remains forever till the world end.
As recorded in history books, some of the most effective contributor and some who have the best abilities heroes can be remembered forever. As an example, Mother Teresa as the world well-known hero will still be the hero in the future for all her actions and works for the people in her time. There will be the people who envy her and who adore her for her humanitarian works. She will be remembered not only in the history book but also in the people’s mind as the hero forever. Another good example for the forever hero is Isaac Newton – hero of the sciences.
Because of his new founding and new philosophy, one can say that the modern world was born. All of his philosophies and works are still study by people in this time and will still be study and learn by the future generations. Therefore, he is definitely the forever hero of the science world and other people who appreciate sciences. Of course, not all the heroes can be all-time heroes and remember forever. The man who saved a child in the tsunami will find his as a hero in the newspaper for a few days.
The famous sports star will be a little bit longer but for them as Will Rogers said “Being a hero is about the shortest lived profession on earth”. None of them will be guaranteed a page in the all-time heroes. All in all, the history books are full of great men and women who are long gone. We can find our heroes from them to inspire our effort in our life. Therefore, some of the heroes as I mentioned above like Mother Teresa should not, in fact cannot be erased from the history.