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What Makes High Fantasy Heroes Or Heroine Different?

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High Fantasy Essay 1Tobias MccurryProfessor Kimberly JacobsHM 214High Fantasy EssayWhat Makes High Fantasy Heroes or Heroine DifferentSeptember 16, 2006High Fantasy Essay 2What Makes High Fantasy Heroes or Heroine DifferentThere are many elements of a high fantasy story tend to more involve the characters surroundings or abilities. The book classifies it as "Exotic lands, outrageous characters, seemingly impossible odds, and never-ending complications…" (Roberts 207). I see it as normal looking and acting characters that do something uncommon or extraordinary. I am going to point out some things that the characters in their respecting stories did to change them from normal to ...view middle of the document...

My second story is about Mr. Wran an attorney it seems and his secretary Miss Millick in Smoke Ghost (Unknown Worlds, October 1941). Mr. Wran asked his secretary if she believed in ghost.His secretary remembering his troubled childhood past and answered him. He keeps having visions thatHigh Fantasy Essay 3start to cause paranoia causing him to start to see a psychologist. Then the story lets onto his abilities and how he could see objects even through walls. He tried to go home one night but had a vision and ended up back at his office due to his paranoia. So Mr. Wran's wife ends up calling his office wondering why he has not come home. She also said their son kept saying "Black man, black man" (Roberts 291). Then his secretary shows up at the office and gets possessed by a ghost. She ends up chasing him to the roof. He tells the ghost "The world is yours to do with as you will, save or tear to pieces," (Roberts 293). The ghost ends up leaving his secretary's body. Mr. Wran is left wondering how long before it will attack him again. Mr. Wran abilities give him the edge in this story along with keen wit.My third story is The Malaysian Mer (Neptune Rising: Songs and Tales of the Undersea Folk, 1982). Mrs. Stambley was new to the city and attending a tour. Her senses led her to this one shop....

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