Unformatted text preview: one’s view of a person. Paul did nothing differently, but was viewed differently, just the way Lincoln did not act differently but the public’s view of them changed. Jesus Christ is another figure that did not act differently, but because he died a martyr the public’s image of him change to that of a savor, a person that is willing to die for your sins. To become a martyr changes the image of an individual, the individual may not have acted differently to become a martyr but the action completely changes one’s image. One is then viewed as doing something greater than oneself, and allow for people to rally behind a common image. The person may not have done anything differently in life, but the view of the individual has changed....
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