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Flashcards in Heroism Deck (6):
1

F: "I w i t r t a w I c j t g c f f."

Francis: "I was impatient to reach the age when I could join that great crusade for freedom."

Francis has a very glamorous view of the army before he joins up.

2

A: "W w h. W w o t..."

Arthur: "We weren't heroes. We were only there..."

Arthur doesn't believe in heroes but still has respect for veterans. Despite being a veteran himself he is never called a hero.

3

T M: "Y p [...] i c e f j."

The Mayor: "Your presence [...] is cause enough for jubilation."

Larry LaSalle is portrayed as a typical hero here just pages before he assaults Nicole.

4

F: "H h b a h t u l b h w t w."

Francis: "He had been a hero to us long before he joined the war."

Francis questions what it is that makes someone a hero. Is Larry only a hero because he went to war?

5

F: "C f t a, f s o t f."

Francis: "Cheers filed the air, feet stomped the floor."

Reaction to Larry appearing on the Movietone News. Shows how greatly heroes are admired in Frenchtown.

6

"F W."

"Frenchtown Warriors."

This is the name of the scrapbook kept at the St Jude's Club that features Larry and Francis. The name warrior suggests a certain type of majesty when we know that that is far from the truth.