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Romantic Heroes

Summary: Reveals how romantic heroes in literature share several common qualities. Contrasts that with mystery heroes, who require qualities similar to being persistent and intelligent, and action heroes, who require strength and bravery. References famous heroes from American literature.
Each hero shares several common qualities. A hero is a man that influences individuals around them. Heroes step forward in the course of tough times, while others elude their troubles. They have the determination to be persistent, when everything seems to be completely lost. However, all genres have unique qualifications for their heroes. While mystery heroes require qualities similar to being persistent and intelligent, action heroes require strength and bravery. Lastly romantic heroes must achieve a number of components to be acknowledged as a notable hero. Some of the required components are, being a typical man, and following ones inner light. Similar to the man in "Excelsior" who would only follow his inner light, despite how the townsmen and wise men attempted to steer him away from carrying out his glorious mission. In Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's two poems "Excelsior" and a "Psalm of Life" he clearly displays the...

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