Danforth Heroic Essay

Danforth Heroic Essay

… son of God Jesus never denies this or agrees with him, rather he states that it is as Pilate says. In this Jesus wishes to confuse those around him with stories and parables that only the chosen elite will understand. Jesus is a perfect hero and protagonist, his one heroic deed was to sacrifice his life so that others may live. When Jesus was crucified he called upon his father in the ultimate unselfish act “Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they are doing”(Luke 23;24)
Like Jesus and Socrates Antigone also dies as a result …

… angry then in many ways “all hell is let loose”.

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