Illusions of Oliver Queen :
Oliver was born on May 16, 1985 in Starling City to his parents; billionaires Robert and Moira Queen.
murdering vigilante vs role model empowering mayor “This. This is what I am. This is who I am. Come hell or high water. If I deny. I deny everything I’ve ever done…. Everything I’ve ever done. – Green Arrow
“Nothing is impossible with him.” — Konstantin Kovar
“Hello, Oliver. I told myself I was recording this message in case I died suddenly, but I wonder if it isn’t just easier to say what I have to say to a video camera. I’m not the man you think I am, Oliver. I didn’t save our city, I failed it. I did something terrible, and in my efforts to make it right, I ignored my conscience and made alliances with terrible people. There’s a book. A book with a list of all their names. And with these people, I always told myself that everything I did, I did for my family. That’s a lie. Because what good is a family without a soul? You can right my wrongs. You can be better than I was. You can save this city. I love you.” – Robert Queen
I am returning, not the boy that was shipwrecked but the man who bring justice to those who have poisoned my city
save your strength you can survive this, make it home make it better, write my wrongs. but youve got to live through this first
Oliver queen, The hood, The arrow is the main character of the hit show The Arrow. Oliver is a millionaire playboy who life was changed when got stranded on a hell like island named Lian Yu after his yacht was sabotaged. While on a life raft, post crash His father committed suicide via a shot to head and told him to rewrite his wrongs. for the next 5 years Oliver turned himself into a weapon to one day return to his city, Starling city and f
3 ideas – law aspect, family is in danger and enemies learning about the superhero
Growing up as kids watching superhero movies I know everyone here at least once dreamed of being a superhero, having superpowers and living in all the glory that comes with it. personally as a little kid I always wanted to be the flash, having super speed and beating all the baddies. now that I’ve grown up a bit I now notice the down sides of being a superhero, its not the marvelous life i thought it was. Its hard. you have to lie to the closest ones around you. live a double life to protect the ones you love the most. you have to “become someone else, Become something else”. living the illusion is tough for the three main reasons of you cant let your family and friend involved or that could become targets, A large portion of the job is illegal and it mucks with your social life. Today i will be flying through the life of Oliver queen, the hood , the arrow of the hit tv show, “the arrow.” to prove how having to live the illusion of a ordinary person and not telling the ones closest to you is the heroic part of being a hero.
For you who don’t know Oliver queen, The hood, The arrow is the main character of the hit show The Arrow. Oliver is a millionaire playboy who’s life was changed when got stranded on a hell like island named Lian Yu after his yacht was sabotaged. While on a life raft, post crash His father committed suicide via a shot to head after telling Oliver to rewrite his wrongs and save starling city. for the next 5 years Oliver turned himself into a weapon to one day return to his city, Starling city and bring to justice the people who have failed this city.
the first and main reason that superhero’s have to have a illusion over their identity is that if they don’t their friends and family will be the targets of revenge seeking villans. this is shown in multiple occasions in the arrow for example olivers mother was killed by friend turned revenge seeking enemy Slade wilson and when Thea queen his sister was stabbed and killed (sort of) by ra’s Ghul. this is one of the main reason that superhero’s wear costumes so that nobody knows who they are, but this can also cause problems in the personal lives of the hero’s for example Oliver has to leave a date with Susan Williams (an ex-girlfriend) to go out and save his city. this is why not telling your friends and family is a key reason to why superhero’s have to make an illusion
the second reason superhero’s need to make an illusion is so that their nemesis’s don’t get the upper hand by learning some background knowledge. this could happen in the form of a surprise attack on Oliver’s house or work. Oliver being the mayor of starling city by day means that if he was known as the hood then the mayors office would be often under siege from victims of the hoods wrath. this would also endanger his co workers safety. lastly it would also give Oliver a disadvantage fighting as his weaknesses will be exposed from previous broken bones records
the last part to making Oliver and most superhero’s live an illusion is their is a large amount of illegal law that he breaks repetitively, If Oliver couldn’t hide behind the hood he would be charged with countless charges of murder, breaking and entering and assaulting a police officer. with all of his charges added up Oliver would be facing life in prison. this is proven when oliver is caught, but loyal friend roy harper gave him self in for oliver. roy was then given life in prison for the crimes that oliver had committed over the last couple years while trying to save his city.
Throughnout this speech i have discussed how having to make an illusion is the worst part of being a super hero and have backed up that statement by going into the side topics of you cant let your family and friend involved or that could become targets, A large portion of the job is illegal and it mucks with your social life.
not doing this speech coz its trash