Heroes and Heroines.pdf - Why Legendary Heroes Remain Popular Rebecca Jones Importance of Legends ◦ Legends are important to us today for a number of

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Why Legendary Heroes Remain Popular Rebecca Jones
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Importance of Legends Legends are important to us today for a number of reasons. People still read myths and legends today because they often convey timeless and universal themes, which are relevant both in the art of storytelling and in portraying the human experience.
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Facts: A legendary hero is a character immortalized in myths and folk tales, who is famous for acts of courage and bravery Every culture has its own mythology and legends and these reflect the geography of the culture, the values of the culture, and the history of the culture. Most legends include at least one of the following themes man versus man, man versus nature, man versus the gods, man on a quest, family conflict, and coming of age. Legends value as literature, offering timeless and universal
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