We often use Hercules to symbol a hero. As far as I am concerned, he absolutely is a hero, who fought agiainst his fate bravely and courageously. Because of the discrimination towards him from Hera, Hecules suffered too much from be born to die. He killed his kids and wife because of the curse, which drove him crazy. As a ordinary people, after that disaster, I may be shocked and guilty, and maybe I will kill myself too. However, Hercules didn't give up himself but to accomplished 12 imposable tasks to released his sin.  Although the tasks is very difficult, he always be tough and sticked with them. He is so admireable. He lives up to the fame of a hero.