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By Valerie Estelle Frankel

The worlds of Percy Jackson, Harry Potter, and different sleek epics characteristic the selected One—an adolescent boy who defeats the darkish Lord and battles the sorrows of the realm. Television’s Buffy the Vampire Slayer represents a unique form of epic—the heroine’s trip, no longer the hero’s.
This provocative research explores how Buffy blends Nineties woman strength and the trail of the warrior lady with the oldest of mythic traditions. It chronicles her descent into demise and next go back just like the nice goddesses of antiquity. As she sacrifices her existence for the helpless, Buffy reviews the vintage heroine’s quest, ascending to protector and queen during this undying metaphor for becoming into adulthood.

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