Mythology Themes

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The Greek and Norse mythology contained ideas of what made a hero, what it meant to be a hero, and the different kinds of heroism that could exist. Early Greek heroes came in three different forms. First was the fairytale type hero such as Perseus. He was special because he was the son of a god, favored by the gods, and given plenty of divine assistance on his adventures. He went to strange places and met strange beings, then used a range of magical items to help him defeat the monster and save the princess. He married the princess and lived happily ever after. This basic tale will be familiar with the reader as it is very like our own fairytales. Consider the prince of Sleeping Beauty, who is aided by magical beings, given magical weapons, and fights monsters and magic to save the princess. The divine favor...

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