Are Gregor and Candide “Heroes”?

Topic: Are Gregor and Candide “Heroes”?

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The Metamorphosis and Candide
If so, what do they do that makes that makes the”struggles” they face and the things that they accomplish or discover in their struggles”heroic”?
How do the ways the other characters in their stories treat Gregor and Candide develop their roles as “heroes,” “anti-heroes,” or some other type of character? How do the things they do for others in their stories define them?
When you refer to the texts be sure to identify percise events. Do not retell the plot at any length. Summarize very briefly if you are referring to something that happened in a story