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tragic hero

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Caitlin Tremblay

on 20 September 2012

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The Tragic Hero Literature & Books Movies... Macbeth Romeo of Romeo and Juliet Simon of Lord of the flies Terry Fox Severus Snape Walt Kowalski Soldiers of war Colorado Shooting Hitler To the Germans, Hitler was a hero.
He Pulled them from;
poverty of the 20's and 30's.

In 4 years unemployment decreased by 5 MILLION fewer people.(1932-1936) Inspector Javert of Les Misérables A man of noble stature His own destruction is for a greater cause or principle. Not an ordinary man, but a man with outstanding quality and greatness about him Bob Marley Colorado Shooting Jesse Childress; An Air Force sergeant who died to protect a friend in the mass shooting at a Colorado movie theater Gordon Cowden-
Father of 4 girls
Took 2 oldest to the theater,
when the shooting started the last thing heard was him yelling;

"I love you! I love you both!" Of the dozen who were killed, fully one-third of the fatalities were men who were killed providing cover for their girlfriends when the shooting broke out. When faced with a decision to run or shield the women they loved, the four young men all took bullets and died at the scene. Jesus Hitler Aristotle... Usually of noble birth Hamartia (the tragic flaw that eventually leads to his downfall) Peripeteia (a reversal of fortune brought about by the hero's tragic flaw) His actions result in an increase of self- awareness and self-knowledge "A man cannot become a hero until he can see the root of his own d o Historical Figures Historical Figures w n f a l l ." The hero's downfall is his own fault as a result of his own free choice, but his misfortune is not wholly deserved.

Usually his death is seen as a waste of human potential.

His death usually is not a pure loss, because it results in greater knowledge and awareness. Recent News Recent News William Wallace Gran Torino Jack Songs The preacher man said let us bow our heads and pray
Lord please lift his soul, and heal this hurt
Then the congregation all stood up and sang the saddest song that she ever heard
Then they handed her a folded up flag
And she held on to all she had left of him
Oh, and what could have been
And then the guns rang one last shot
And it felt like a bullet in her heart

Baby why'd you leave me
Why'd you have to go?
I was counting on forever, now I'll never know
I can't even breathe
It's like I'm looking from a distance
Standing in the background
Everybody's saying, he's not coming home now
This can't be happening to me
This is just a dream 1. Just a Dream- Carrie Underwood Lyrics Hubris - Was his pride/self confidence a common tragic flaw? Catharsis - Audience feels pity and or fear for the character Atlas

I can take the rain on the roof of this empty house
That don’t bother me
I can take a few tears now and then and just let them out
I’m not afraid to cry every once in a while
Even though going on with you gone still upsets me
There are days every now and again I pretend I’m ok
But that’s not what gets me

What hurts the most
Was being so close
And having so much to say
And watching you walk away
And never knowing
What could have been
And not seeing that loving you
Is what I was tryin’ to do

It’s hard to deal with the pain of losing you everywhere I go
But I’m doin’ It
It’s hard to force that smile when I see our old friends and I’m alone
Still Harder
Getting up, getting dressed, livin’ with this regret
But I know if I could do it over
I would trade give away all the words that I saved in my heart
That I left unspoken Did you ever know that you're my hero,
and everything I would like to be?
I can fly higher than an eagle,
'cause you are the wind beneath my wings.

It might have appeared to go unnoticed,
but I've got it all here in my heart.
I want you to know I know the truth, of course I know it.
I would be nothing without you. 4. "Wind Beneath My Wings" 2. what hurts the most Rascall Flatts Bette Midler 5. Only Hope- Mandy Moore So I lay my head back down
And I lift my hands
and pray to be only Yours
I pray to be only Yours
I know now you're my only hope Sing to me the song of the stars
Of Your galaxy dancing and laughing
and laughing again
When it feels like my dreams are so far
Sing to me of the plans that
You have for me over again MARTINA MCBRIDE 7. I'm Gonna Love You Through It When you’re weak, I’ll be strong
When you let go, I’ll hold on
When you need to cry, I swear
that I’ll be there to dry your eyes
When you feel lost and scared to death,
Like you can’t take one more step
Just take my hand, together we can do it
I’m gonna love you through it. 3. Here Comes Goodbye Here comes goodbye, here comes the last time
Here comes the start of every sleepless night
The first of every tear I'm gonna cry
Here comes the pain,
Here comes me wishing things had never changed
That she was right here in my arms tonight,
But here comes goodbye I can hear her say I love you like it was yesterday
And I can see it written on her face that she had never felt this way
One day I thought I'd see her with her daddy by her side
And violins would play here comes the bride Why does it have to go from good to gone?
Before the lights turn on, yeah and you're left alone
Oh, all alone,
But here comes goodbye Seems like it was yesterday when I saw your face
You told me how proud you were but I walked away
If only I knew what I know today

I would hold you in my arms
I would take the pain away
Thank you for all you've done
Forgive all your mistakes
There's nothing I wouldn't do
To hear your voice again
Sometimes I want to call you but I know you won't be there CHRISTINA AGUILERA 6. Hurt I'm sorry for blaming you for everything I just couldn't do
And I've hurt myself by hurting you
Some days I feel broke inside but I won't admit
Sometimes I just want to hide 'cause it's you I miss
You know it's so hard to say goodbye when it comes to this

Would you tell me I was wrong?
Would you help me understand?
Are you looking down upon me?
Are you proud of who I am?
There's nothing I wouldn't do
To have just one more chance
To look into your eyes and see you looking back

I'm sorry for blaming you for everything I just couldn't do
And I've hurt myself
If I had just one more day, I would tell you how much that
I've missed you since you've been away Rascall Flatts I give You my destiny
I'm giving You all of me
I want Your symphony
Singing in all that I am
At the top of my lungs I'm giving it back
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