Indiana Jones Essay

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Indiana Jones as a Romantic Hero Indiana Jones in one of the Romantic Hero's that we learned about. But not everybody can be a Romantic Hero like Indiana Jones. There are four main qualities that a person must have to be a Romantic Hero. One as being youthful, that doesn't necessarily mean that the person must be young, but, they have to be able to move around as if they were young. The next quality a Romantic Hero must have is they need to be innocent in their actions. Meaning everything they do must be for someone or something else not all for themselves. The third quality they must posses is to be intuitive. Their intuition doesn't come from what people teach them but from what they know from common sense. The last quality that a Romantic Hero must have is to be one with nature and people. He must know how to get by without anything. By living in the woods. In the movie "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom" Indiana showed all of these qualities and here are just a few that I would like to point out. Indiana Jones demonstrated his youthfulness by being very agile. He was able to move around very easily and quickly, and was also able to make quick decisions. When he got himself locked in a secret passage before they we all totally stuck they crawled out a little door very quickly and Indiana's hat fell off and he was fast enough to grab it before the door totally shut and took his hand. At the end of the movie they were fighting on a wooden draw bridge and he decided to cut the bridge so most of the bad guys would fall off into the crocodiles. Which worked fairly well. But it didn't get all of them off. The head of that army held on and was fighting with Indiana for these magic rock that he had stolen. Indiana ended up knocking him off of the bridge that was hanging straight up and down...

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