Theseus And The Minotaur Research Paper

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A Hero’s Fate
Many things may come to mind when one hears the word hero -- brave, daring, and cunning -- the list goes on. However, are these heroic traits always beneficial? In the myth Theseus and the Minotaur, Theseus mightily defeats the Minotaur but ultimately ends up forgetting one crucial detail leading to his father’s death. Orpheus uses his great courage in the myth Orpheus and Eurydice, but fails to endure the trials he faces to win back his lost love one, as he caves into the temptation to look back just until he reaches the end of the tunnel with Eurydice. Both of their faults are theirs and theirs only. Although those heroes were unsuccessful in pursuing their fates, it is not the same case for others. In the myth The Life of Buddha, Siddartha
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Similarly, in the myth Nanabush Creates the World, Nanabush singlehandedly faces on the evil Serpent People and manages to escape their grasp, and eventually, he creates a whole new world. The heroes show many defining traits such as bravery and perseverance, which are pertinent to all their journeys because they need the will to succeed. Nevertheless, these traits will either aid them or deter them in the unfolding of events. Therefore, the traits they possess are fundamentally relevant to the heroes as they will determine their fate.
First of all, as presented in the myths, bravery and perseverance have often hindered heroes because they were displayed in excess, thus obstructing their course of action, as bravery is shown in surplus, the line between bravery and recklessness blurs. In the myth