Is Toni Really A Superhero?

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Re: Is Toni Really A Superhero?

Post by amsula_2018 » 17 Aug 2018, 03:18

I think he is not a superhero otherwise the author had written about his works as a superhero. Superhero implies special abilities or powers and it actually implies of greater work as a hero. It would have been better if the title is Toni the hero. I guess the author wants it to be eye catchy to children. :techie-reference:
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Post by David Horta Alonso » 17 Aug 2018, 15:09

He is no superhero. Every kid reading the book wouldn't recognise him as one since he possess ordinary qualities of human beings.

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Post by Raya raymond » 18 Aug 2018, 04:49

christinemwangi wrote:
26 Jul 2018, 07:28
I think he was a superhero because he believed himself
I love your argument.

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Post by David Horta Alonso » 18 Aug 2018, 08:02

Every parent will surely get marvelled by Toni's character. He does things that every parents expect of their children.

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Post by Raya raymond » 19 Aug 2018, 07:06

David Horta Alonso wrote:
18 Aug 2018, 08:02
Every parent will surely get marvelled by Toni's character. He does things that every parents expect of their children.
Yeah it makes him a hero for other kids out there.

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Post by SMwathi » 23 Aug 2018, 10:26

I strongly believe that he is superhero.

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Post by Adeniji Ireoluwa » 23 Aug 2018, 16:20

I don't really think tony was a superhero.
He only dreamt of being it

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Post by Yerenzhu » 24 Aug 2018, 21:29

I feel like having Toni as a legitimate superhero would in some ways take away from the fact that he wasn't an ordinary average child like the rest of them. Making Toni not a superhero was a good idea in a lot of ways, I believe.

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Post by Cher432 » 25 Aug 2018, 13:36

He is not a superhero in the conventional sense, I think he is meant to teach children that even everyday chores can be fun and important.

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Post by palmerNgozi » 25 Aug 2018, 15:48

i think he was a super hero. my dad is my super hero not because he had super powers but because he care for me like no other. so toni is a super hero because he loves his family and does his chores what do?
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Post by Calypso Terrier » 25 Aug 2018, 16:56

When reading the book, I never really registered this idea. But now that I think about it, Toni may not be a real superhero. Toni is a good and helpful kid, so he may be viewed as a hero by his parents but not actually have super abilities.

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Post by BeatrixPotter » 25 Aug 2018, 17:27

It seemed he aspired to be a superhero, and to his family he was.
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Post by PeaceLoveNature44 » 27 Aug 2018, 07:28

I think he is, and we will only know more when more books come out. I think him flying show he has powers, but the other things show him normal so kids can relate and want to be like him too. Superheroes do normal things, that are super too.
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Post by Tylynn » 28 Aug 2018, 05:23

I would like to think that he is a superhero and nobody will know until more of the book come out

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Post by Onyinye Excel » 30 Aug 2018, 11:28

For me, a superhero is one who outdoes himself in a certain area.Based on this, I call Toni a superhero.

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