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Author: Susan E Hamen
Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : ABDO Publishing, 2015.
Series: Essential literary themes.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This title examines the role and theme of the quest archetype in The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, The Hunger Games, the Lord of the Rings trilogy, and Sir Gawain and the Green Knight. It features four analysis papers that consider the quest theme, each using different critical lenses, writing techniques, or aspects of the theme. Critical thinking questions, sidebars highlighting and explaining each thesis and argument,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hamen, Susan E.
Quest.
Minneapolis, MN : ABDO Publishing, ©2015
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Susan E Hamen
ISBN: 9781629695921 1629695920
OCLC Number: 1022795887
Description: 1 online resource (115 pages).
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Credits; Table of Contents; 1. Introduction to Themes in Literature; 2. An Overview of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz; 3. Women on Quests; 4. An Overview of The Hunger Games; 5. The Flawed Mentor; 6. An Overview of the Lord of the Rings Trilogy; 7. A Religious Journey; 8. An Overview of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight; 9. Failing His Quest; Analyze It!; Glossary; Characteristics and Classics; References; Additional Resources; Source Notes; Index; About the Author.
Series Title: Essential literary themes.

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This title examines the role and theme of the quest archetype in The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, The Hunger Games, the Lord of the Rings trilogy, and Sir Gawain and the Green Knight. It features four analysis papers that consider the quest theme, each using different critical lenses, writing techniques, or aspects of the theme. Critical thinking questions, sidebars highlighting and explaining each thesis and argument, and other possible approaches for analysis help students understand the mechanics of essay writing. Features include a glossary, references, websites, source notes, and an index. Ali.

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