Trevor Griffiths, who wrote the screenplay for the television dramatization of the book, made the link explicit when he told a reporter that it was important to "[give] the lie to the official version, the heroized
version of Scott's story," at a time when the government "constantly exhorts us to return to the great Imperial traditions of this nation.
This is the legal core of Prosecution, supplemented by other crucial concerns such as the seriousness of Bush's crimes, the enormous costs of the war, and the idea that Bush wasn't held responsible for 9/11 occurring on his watch, but instead heroized
himself by transforming that event into the war on terror.
Chapters three and four discuss the image of the pirate as constructed in trials and the press, showing how late seventeenth-century sea-rovers William Kidd and Henry Avery were heroized
In Wallin's aesthetic world our thought is directed to the perfected, heroized
body, a symmetrical, well-constructed machine, and then to the very stark contrast with a more defective model: a body marked by limitations no one will acknowledge--certainly not in an age of elaborate work outs, obsessive dieting, and plastic surgery.
The officers were white, and the units were segregated (Alexander and Dewjee 12, 41n5) (13) In "Author and Hero in Aesthetic Activity," Bakhtin explains the heroic constituent in biographical values as characterized by this organic sense of oneself within the heroized
mankind of history; by the organic sense of being a participant in it of experiencing one's essential growth within it, of taking root in it and gaining full consciousness and understanding of one's own works and days within it" (Art 156).
The torc, moustache, ornamentally executed ear and a hole in the mouth (all of them displayed by the Msecke Zehrovice head) have parallels on sculptures and other images interpreted often as warriors, sometimes as heroized
ancestors (including one of the Paule busts showing another attribute, a lyre, and apparently depicting a bard) and they may appear (but not exclusively) even on figurines with godly attributes.
Similarly controversial is the re-emergence of the theory that the iconography of the Parthenon frieze celebrates the heroized
dead of the battle of Marathon.