BiblioFiles #35: Heroism


Dealing in literature means wrestling with the problem of pain and suffering more often than not. But lest we be the most depressing podcast of all time, today we decided to look on the bright side of life! In today's episode we discuss the phenomenon of heroism in literature, and the different kinds of heroes produced by different ages of the world. We had a great time remembering the tradition's best heroes, and sharing the qualities that attracts us to their example.

Leave us a comment below telling us who your favorite heroes are from literature!

Referenced Works:

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

The Odyssey and The Illiad of Homer

The Aeneid of Virgil

The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien

Great Expectations, Little Dorrit and A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens

The Hiding Place by Corrie ten Boom

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

Into the Woods by Stephen Sondheim

On Wings of Heroes by Richard Peck


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