Off to Be the Wizard Themes & Motifs

Scott Meyer
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Adventure

Adventure is an important theme in the novel “Off to Be the Wizard” by Scott Meyer. Adventure – experiencing the unknown, and experiencing new things, often in conjunction with a journey – proves to be central to the plot of the novel. Indeed, much of the novel itself consists of one new adventure after another, revolving primarily around the character of Martin.

When the novel begins, Martin is a disinterested young man. He works and spends most of his free time hacking. He cares little for anyone beyond himself, and often acts without thinking. Martin’s subsequent discovery of the repository file will be consequential for two reasons. First, it will provide a catalyst for change in him, as who he is at the beginning of the novel is not who he is at the end of the novel. Second, it will be a launching point for adventure...

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