The Greek Hero vs. The Anglo-Saxon Hero
The hero stands as an archetype of who we should be and who we wish to be.
However, the hero has inherent flaws which we do not wish to strive towards. In
literature, these flaws are not used as examples of what we should be but rather
as examples of what not to be. This is especially dominant in the Greek hero.
While the Greek hero follows his
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good is often evil. The
Anglo-Saxon is content with what is happening and decides to use his power to
overcome his conflict rather than his mind.
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