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Natty Bumppo is the hero of "The Leatherstocking Tales," a series of five novels that depict life in early frontier America. In the novels he has many aliases, including Deerslayer, Hawkeye, Pathfinder, Leatherstocking a... More »

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The romantic hero in the King Arthur legend is Lancelot, according to the Camelot Project. Some versions of the legend claim that King Arthur's wife Guinevere had a lengthy affair with Lancelot, her true love. More »

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Examples of traditional romantic heroes are Hawkeye from "Last of the Mohicans" and Victor Frankenstein in "Frankenstein." Captain Ahab from "Moby Dick," Hester Prynne in "The Scarlet Letter," and the title character in ... More »

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Atlanta-based author Mary Kay Andrews’ recent series of novels – “Hissy Fit," etc. – is about life and love in the deep South. The other series of mysteries set in Atlanta – “The Family Jewels,” “Killer Fudge” and 11 oth... More »

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The romantic hero in the King Arthur legend is Lancelot, according to the Camelot Project. Some versions of the legend claim that King Arthur's wife Guinevere had a lengthy affair with Lancelot, her true love. More »

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A classical tragedy is the story of a hero (or heroine) who experiences a reversal of fortune set in motion by the gods as a result of hubris. Oedipus is one example of a classical tragedy. More »

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Teiresias tells Odysseus about the rest of his journey home to Ithaca, the suitors and their defilement of Odysseus' home, and how to placate the god Poseidon, who is still angry with the hero for blinding his son Polyph... More »

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