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    The Matrix Hero Myth

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    The Matrix Hero Myth Hollywood is the production machine that continues to bombard America with its action-packed hero movies. The Matrix stars Keanu Reeves as a prime example of the larger than life Hollywood hero whose explosive screen acting and dumb luck turn the lead character into this hero, who tantalizes American audiences. The storyline of the movie throws audiences immediately into the mystery behind “the matrix” from an objective person’s perspective. Neo, or Mr. Anderson as the

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    Hero In Myth and Film

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    Hero In Myth and Film " …and he saved the day, got his girl and everyone lived happily ever after." Sweet, short, cut and dry, that was the typical ending of our childhood books and early movies. There was the perfect hero and the bad villain. That was in the pre-modern era, now our hero isn’t always perfect and has his flaws. The hero in today’s movies needs these flaws and needs to travel through a combination of paths to become a hero. In order to sell movies which decide who a hero is in today’s

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    Beowulf and the Hero Myth Beowulf contains a myriad of different heroic ethical and social values. Most of these values are ingeniously rooted within, or made evident by the opposing forces of the poem. The initial opposing force arrives in the form of Grendel, a vile creature who's rampages mirror that of a modern serial killer. As the poem draws toward the conclusion, it focuses on the dragon, a creature developed by the poet to solidify the rise and fall of the archetypal hero. After

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    The Hunger Games: Becoming A Hero Can a modern female hero fit the traditional hero criteria? A hero story is telling the universal story of one’s desire to save others rather than themselves. The hero myth states that there is no story without a hero. Linda Seger is known for her knowledge on movies, television shows and books. Seger opens up to us through one of her books, “Creating the Myth” it allows us to see how The Hunger Games is a hero myth. Within this book Seger addresses the fact that

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    Humanity has created this “universal story” of what a hero is, or at least the myth of it, time and again. Different tasks and encounters with a variety of villains all lead the hero to the prize, to a new life (Seger). This person deemed the hero is as ordinary as the next but what makes them different is the drastic test that they must face. Individuals admire this character because the hero stands for something, something bigger than themselves. Whether it be the compassionate act of Katniss Everdeen

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    The Hero Myth of the Matrix According to Linda Seger all myths, in all cultures are much the same. In these myths it is just the time, place and setting that changes. This is why Hollywood is so successful at making good movies, because they base it off these myths. The most popular myth is that of the hero, because for most of us this is what we want to be. With this myth we can live that experience through these characters. In the creation of a hero there are ten stages, using the Matrix as an

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    Hercules, the strongest hero in Greek mythology. Hercules was a great hero and was put through many many hardships to earn that title. And as popular of of a hero he was people do get confused to as what happened in the myth and what happened in the disney movie, there are many key differences between the two. In the myth Hercules is put through a lot and has to face down everything he goes against, the myth is much bloodier and gorier than the movie. In the myth Hercules is sent on a quest called

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    Hercules Man or Myth In every culture they have stories about mighty warriors who went on many adventures, and made great sacrifices for other people who could not help themselves. One of the most famous of these heroes is a man who every culture tells stories about; he would be the most famous of them all movies and cartoons have been made about this hero. His name is Hercules son of the mighty god Zeus. Many people think that he was just a man helping others doing the right thing, that because

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    The Myth of the Lost Cause Following the defeat of the Confederacy and to lift the morale of a shattered people momentum gathered to enshrine the Myth of the Lost Cause which would transform the Southern soldier living and dead, into a veritable hero. In order to come to terms with defeat and a look of failure in the eyes of God, Southerners mentally transformed their memories of the antebellum South. It became a superior civilization of great purity which had been cruelly brought down by

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    Myth and Romance in Star Wars

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    Myth and Romance in Star Wars Pure science fiction is rarely written. Science fiction is often blended with elements of other genres from horror to fairy tales. The movie Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope is one example of this. It contains a combination of science fiction with mythical and romantic elements. Contributing to this combination are the main characters Luke, Leia, Han, and Obi-wan, the movie’s setting in a galaxy far, far away, and Luke’s great quest. Luke Skywalker is a mythical

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