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Myths and heroes

I’m going to talk about the notion myths and heroes. To start, I think it’s important to define the terms of this notion. The myth is a traditional story concerning the early history of a people or explaining a natural or social phenomenon, and involuing supernatural beings or events. The hero is a person of superhuman qualities who is admired for his courage or outstanding achievements.

We will focus more specifically on the heroes who have marked the English-speaking world.

How can heroes influence other people?

First, we will see how men influence the world and then we will see how women influence the world.

I-Men who influence other people

Firstly, Bill Gates is the creator of Microsoft, he is the richest man in the world. Bill Gates is a man very generous. Since 2007 he gives money to charities and scientific research.

Then, Gandhi was Indian, he fought for the Independence of India. Gandhi was politician, an activist and a lawyer. He had a Nobel Prize in 1948. He was murdered in 1948.

Finally, prince Harry is the younger son of Diana Spencer and prince Charles of England. He invests to help orphans are affected by AIDS.

        II-Women who influence other people

Firstly, Malala Yousafzai is a Pakistani woman’s rights activist. Sha was born in 1995 in Mingora. Sha got the Nobel Peace Price in 2014. She is feminist.

Then, Beyonce is an American singer. She denounced police brutality against black people and she supported same sex marriage.

Finally, Oprah Winfrey is a journalist. She is one of the most influencial woman because of her success as a T.V host worldwide as a result. She can be considered as an example for African Americans because she managed to get to the top.

To conclude, heroes can influence other people for different reasons, for example, their talents, their wealth, their generosity, their good deeds. Many people take examples on people whom they consider heroes.

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