just can't claim he's a hero and assume his position, now can he? The hero must
prove to himself and others that he is the true hero. For instance, Moses
performs many miracles to free his people from Egypt as well as help them
survive the desert and reach Canaan.
Luke faces Darth in battle several times during the Star Wars trilogy. These battles, along with other services Luke provides for the Rebellion, his training with Yoda, and his personal maturing are part of the trials he must successfully pass through to become the hero.
Hero Must Prove Himself
Wallace at the front of his men, about to charge the enemy. Wallace's success
in battle against overwhelming odds, along with his political ability, help him
to overcome the obstacles to freedom, which was his ultimate quest.
Arthur leading a charge in one of the many battles into which he led his men.
Arthur's success in battle, just like Wallace's, is part of the proof of his
heroic status. Leadership and courage allow the hero to overcome obstacles that
lesser men could not. That's the hero for ya'!
Moses proves himself to the Pharaoh by performing miracles that the Pharaoh's magicians cannot equal, showing Moses' power through his god.
like Luke, is immature at first and unable to be the hero he will eventually
become. However, once Simba realizes Scar must be removed and Simba is the only
one who can do it, Simba assumes his proper role as the hero and saves the land
from the evil Scar. Hmmmmm, that -does- sound just like Luke, doesn't it?