Fantasy In Ernest Hemingway's The Princess Bride

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Well to answer that I must know what fantasy is. “One way of defining literary fantasy is simply to say that it deals with what is impossible – it is only fantasy.” The structure and plot of fantasy is built like this: “1. Conflict: Something is wrong. A conflict or a struggle between good and evil is breaking out, and signs of this may be that magic is beginning to fail.” “2. Point of no return: the hero/heroine realizes that something must be done = moment of recognition, OR the hero/heroine is assigned the inescapable task of setting things right.” “3. Quest: The hero/heroine sets out on an impossible mission. The danger he/she meets are not small, petty dangers: not a normal snake, but a dragon; not a bossy teacher, but a witch (or worse).…show more content…
Like when Westley got revived by a miracle pill, which was made by the Miracle Max. The reason Westley died is also completely ridicules, since he died to a magical machine, that can somehow suck life force from someone. The fire swamp itself is a place, where fire randomly burst up. There were also giant rodents, and even though Westley got bit by a giant rat, his wound was not infected, which is again, unrealistic. Then we have Westley and Buttercup, that fell from a tall hill, and ended up mostly unharmed. Meanwhile in reality they would have broken some bones, or perhaps even die. Somehow a giant can carry 3 people, and climb an insanely tall cliff. Meanwhile Westley could also do the exact same thing alone. Another good reason why The Princess Bride is a fantasy, is the fact that the prince of a kingdom, would marry a commoner like Buttercup. That is just completely irrational, and the people would rage if that happened in real life, at least during the medieval times like this story is…show more content…
The story in the book was also a story, that you could convince me was real, at least the start of the story, sounds like something, that could happen in real life, as in a young couple fell in love, and the guy went out searching for money or a job, and unfortunately died. That could be a tragedy that happened in real life. Inigo Montoya’s story is also very believable. I know I would take revenge on whoever killed my father, when I was a kid, and the murderer is very easy to identify, since six fingers on one hand is very rare, but it is very well possible, as mutations is a thing. Corrupt kingdoms and governments is a thing we have in real life too. Not to mention people who will do anything for money, and in this movie, there are 3 people, who are willing to kidnap an innocent girl, bring her across the ocean, take her all the way to another country, and only did it for the

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