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" The central fantasy of the adventure story is that of the hero individual or group overcoming obstacles and dangers and accomplishing some important moral mission. Often, though not always, the hero's trials are the result of the machinations... "
The Readers' Advisory Guide to Genre Fiction - Page 17
by Joyce G. Saricks - 2001 - 460 pages
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Adventure, Mystery, and Romance: Formula Stories as Art and Popular Culture

John G. Cawelti - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1977 - 344 pages
...Mystery; Melodrama; Alien Beings or States. Adventure The central fantasy of the adventure story is that of the hero individual or group overcoming...dangers and accomplishing some important and moral mission. Often, though not always, the hero's trials are the 40 Chapter Two result of the machinations...
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Reading Comics: Language, Culture, and the Concept of the Superhero in Comic ...

Mila Bongco - History - 2000 - 238 pages
...pertinent to the point that it begs to be included here: The central fantasy of the adventure story is that of the hero ... individual or group... overcoming...obstacles and dangers and accomplishing some important moral mission. Often, though not always, the hero's trials are the result of the machinations of a...
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The Titanic in Myth and Memory: Representations in Visual and Literary Culture

Tim Bergfelder, Sarah Street - History - 2004 - 241 pages
...creation.24 As he notes further, in the adventure story the central fantasy is that of the individual hero or group overcoming obstacles and dangers and accomplishing some important and moral mission. For example, in nineteenth-century literature the adventure archetype was popularly fulfilled...
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