Probe on Myth and Hero, A Case Study of Harry Potter: Asserting Harry Potter as a Modern Mythical Hero
Keywords:Myth, Mythical Hero, Fantasy, Magic, Archetype
A Hero is the one who stands unique as his own, based on the presumption that, he is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself. Throughout this research paper, there have been undertaken many references and probes to the realm of ‘Hero’, obviously that of ‘Mythical Hero’, as the ideology concerning hero dates back it’s root in ancient myths and legends all over the world. Myriads of attempts have been made to the ‘Hero Myth Cycle’ proposed by Campbell, to assert the novel conception, concerning the well renowned fictional character, Harry Potter as a ‘Modern Mythical Hero’.
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