Heroic figures have long been the root of inspiration and fascination for humankind. A myriad of hero myths share themes and patterns that have recurred throughout time in countless narratives. In J. K. Rowling’s books about the young wizard Harry Potter, we find the same themes, motifs and structures that these hero myths are composed of. To analyse the mythical structure in Harry Potter, two influential concepts about the construction of typical hero myths will be discussed in this chapter: psychoanalyst Otto Rank’s theory of the archetypical hero’s life and mythologist Joseph Campbell’s theory of the “monomyth”: • The archetypical hero: Psychoanalyst Otto Rank analyses in his work The Myth of the Birth of the Hero (Rank, 1909) hero myths
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Ayşenur Aydın Res. Asst. Ali Belenli IED 272 English Prose and Poetry 07.05.2015 Arthurian Romances Since his first appearence in fifth and early sixth century A.D., King Arthur inspired many authors, many literary works. Yet, there are many doubts that he really lived. This question is quite debatable and the answer couldn 't be enough to be sure.
From ancient mythology to the modern science-fiction, stories have full of fantastic characters and settings. There is a heavy load of symbolism under the cover of fantasy being conveyed through structures called archetypes. The idea of archetype as a symbolic structure which is repeated countless over time and space was identified and studied by the psychoanalyst Carl Gustav Jung and these archetypes can be recognized in many forms of art or even in dreams. A literary phenomenon of the 21 century, the Harry Potter series tells the story of a boy wizard and his journey into hero hood. In every hero journey, its pinnacle is reached in the confrontation with an arch (e)-villain.
The supernatural story of King Arthur is one of the colossal subjects of British writing. Yet is there any truth behind the myth and why has it gotten to be so persuasive as the centuries progressed? The King Arthur that we know today is an accumulation of diverse legends, composed by distinctive creators, at diverse times. They are all united by the regular topic that King Arthur was a fifth century British general who battled against Anglo-Saxon tribes and guaranteed that Britain remained a heaven of the West. The main notice of King Arthur is in the History of the Britons, penned in 830, and ascribed to a creator called Nennius.
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