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The Eye of the World Themes

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Journey to Self-Discovery

Journey to self-discovery is a traditional theme in which the reader follows the main character or characters live through experiences that teach them something about themselves. The theme rarely involves an actual journey, but in this book, there is one. Five characters from Emond's Field begin as simple villagers, isolated from the rest of the Realm by natural boundaries. They are taken out of their isolation and journey across the land, growing in character as well as ability.

Rand starts as being boyish but is forced to grow up overnight when his home is attacked and his father injured. He begins to think for himself, and he gains confidence in himself. By being placed in danger, he eventually learns he can use the One Power, and he faces Ba'alzamon alone, defeating the Dark One.

Mat begins as an adolescent prankster, but he learns he has some...

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