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The Modern Day Hero Story
A discussion on the elements of the modern day hero story.
# 129666 | 750 words | 2 sources | MLA | 2006 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2006 in Literature (General)


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The paper discusses how hero stories must have an antagonist and a protagonist and must also place the protagonist in a situation in which he or she displays virtue by overcoming barriers at personal expense. The paper explains that as the story unfolds, the audience then begins to support the actions of the protagonist and his or her journey through the tale. The paper posits that because each of these elements have existed in all hero stories, it is apparent that although the settings and situations of modern day heroic tales may be different from those of the past, the basic structure would remain unchanged.

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"Hero stories historically must have an antagonist and a protagonist. They must also place the protagonist in a situation in which he or she displays virtue by overcoming barriers at personal expense. As the story unfolds the audience then begins to support the actions of the protagonist and his or her journey through the tale. Because each of these elements have existed in all hero stories, it is apparent that although the settings and situations of modern day heroic tales may be different from those of the past, the basic structure would remain unchanged. The setting of the modern day hero story would be one in which the..."

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