What are the catalysts for heroes and their actions? Nicolas verduga

Thesis: What motivates us to do heroic deeds is the reward that you get from doing it and the way the deed affects the people around you.

Key point 1: The reward at the end motivates us.

“You yellow dogs thought I would not make it home from the land of Troy” (Homer)

“We’re probably gonna die anyway so let's go” (Chuck)

Key point 2:The deed’s effect of the people around us.

“Man, I haven't felt this good since I got to this hellhole” (Finkle)

“Her white arms pressed him as though forever” (Homer)

Works Cited

Finkel, David. The Good Soldiers. Collections: Close Reader, Grade 9. Ed. Kylene Beers, et al. Orlando: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2017. 113-120. Print.

Homer. Odyssey. Trans. Robert Fitzgerald. Collections: Grade 9. Ed. Kylene Beers, et al. Orlando: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2017. 371-416. Print.

Chuck, Elizabeth, Nancy Ing, and Phil Helsel. "Three Americans Hailed as Heroes For Stopping Train Attack." NBCNews.com. NBCUniversal News Group, 22 Aug. 2015. Web. 24 Jan. 2017. <http://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/french-train-attack/three-americans-hailed-heroes-stopping-train-attack-n414206>.

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