Heroes and heroines conversation questions

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Heroes and heroines[edit]

  • What is a hero for you? Do they exist?
  • Not every heroic person or organisation is famous. Can you think of any examples?
  • What happens to people when they become heroes? In what way do they change? In what way do our expectations of them change?
  • Can you think of any heroes who have suddenly become villains because of scandals? If they had been “ordinary people” would they have had the same problems?
  • Many sports stars are heroes. Should they live their lives differently because they are heroes? Why? Why not?
  • What do you think of the salaries sporting heroes receive?
  • Do you have any personal heroes? Why?
  • Have you ever had a personal hero who let you down in some way?
  • Would you like to be a hero? What sort?
  • What makes a hero a hero?
  • Which superhero do you want to be?
  • What are some problems with being a hero?
  • Who are some (choose nationality) heroes?
  • What are the benefits of being a hero?
  • What's the difference between a hero and a fool?
  • Why do people need heroes?
  • How do heroes change the world?

See also[edit]

The media conversation questions