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!
–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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