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  • Heroes & Celebrities Real or imaginary people who represent a society’s ideals & concerns
  • Popular American Heroes Common men and women who rise to great heights of achievement Reinforce myths
  • Functions of Popular Heroes Provide concrete images of what everyone can strive to be Represent a perfected member of the culture Represent the ideals of the culture View slide
  • Types of Popular Heroes Citizen-heroes • Real or imagined • embody values of Democracy Rogue-heroes • Real or imagined • Represent Individual freedom View slide
  • Types I: citizen heroes Possess exceptional mental or physical gifts Possess qualities society values Serves and defends mainstream society
  • Characteristics of Popular American Heroes Demonstrate modesty Rise from commonplace origins Engage in everyday activities and events