Examples Of Heroism In Fallen Angels

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Many stories and sagas rely on the theme of heroism in many sci-fi and fantasy novels alike, but when based around a time period during an actual event, the concept is driven to a more realistic limit. In the novel Fallen Angels, written by Walter Dean Myers, there are many references to heroism and true meaning of being a hero; the concept is at its strongest when centered on Richie, our main protagonist and the driving force of the overall theme. For example: Richie firsts encounters the theme of heroism when he kills the Viet Cong hiding the abandoned village. More examples include when the two soldiers, which makes Peewee and Richie question what they are doing is right, shot down the Vietnamese woman and her two children. But the source

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