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Author Hamen, Susan E., author.

Title The quest / by Susan E. Hamen.

Publication Info. Minneapolis, Minnesota : Essential Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing, [2016]


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Description 1 online resource (112 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color), portraits.
Series Essential literary themes
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Chapter 1. Introduction to themes in literature -- chapter 2. An overview of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz -- chapter 3. Women on quests -- chapter 4. An overview of The Hunger Games -- chapter 5. The flawed mentor -- chapter 6. An overview of the Lord of the Rings trilogy -- chapter 7. A religious journey -- chapter 8. An overview of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight -- chapter 9. Failing his quest.
Summary 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.
Subject Baum, L. Frank (Lyman Frank), 1856-1919. Wizard of Oz.
Collins, Suzanne. Hunger Games (Novel)
Tolkien, J. R. R. (John Ronald Reuel), 1892-1973. Lord of the rings.
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.
Quests (Expeditions) in literature.
ISBN 9781629695921 (electronic bk.)
1629695920 (electronic bk.)
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