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ERIC Number: EJ632343
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0895-1381
Appreciating Gantos' Jack Henry as an Archetype.
Watson, Jinx Stapleton
New Advocate, v14 n4 p379-85 Fall 2001
Examines the contemporary realism of the literary character Jack Henry, a middle school child, as representative of two classic literary elements, the quest cycle and the lone hero. Concludes that classic structures of plots and characteristics of hero offer many modern protagonists a shape for their realistic and ordinary adventures. (SG/47)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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