Discussion Research Essay Forum

  1. Identify a specific Eastern Hero that you have selected and researched from the approved list.
  2. Summarize the events of your Eastern Hero’s story, the main story progression, and the outcome of the story for the hero. Required: Include citations for the sources from which you got the information.
  3. Identify the typical Western Hero Archetype and then explain how your selected Eastern Hero differs from the typical Western Hero Archetype.
  4. Explain whether or not you can relate to the archetypal hero that you selected, and why or why not. Do you think the ability to relate to this hero has anything to do with the culture you are from? Include supportive evidence from your own experience and from the sources where you got the information about the hero.
  5. Finally, explain how your selected Eastern Hero and his/her story teach us something useful as human beings. Include supportive evidence from the research sources where you got the information about the hero, and from the textbook.

Compare your selected Eastern hero with a classmate’s different Eastern hero

Write a Reply to one of your classmates’ posts with a minimum of 150 words that includes the following information:

  1. Identify the Eastern Hero that you selected.
  2. Identify the main similarities and differences between your classmate’s Eastern Hero and your Eastern Hero (include citations if needed). Be sure to cite AT LEAST two examples to support your claims.

Western Heroes

Odysseus: https://link.gale.com/apps/doc/CX3427400243/GVRL?u=lincclin_spjc&sid=bookmark-GVRL&xid=8a37625a

Gilgamesh: https://link.gale.com/apps/doc/CX1773100016/GVRL?u=lincclin_spjc&sid=bookmark-GVRL&xid=631dfb8a

Jason from the Argo: https://go.openathens.net/redirector/spcollege.edu?url=https%3a%2f%2ffod.infobase.com%2fPortalPlaylists.aspx%3fwID%3d95566%26xtid%3d33924

 Achilles: https://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&AuthType=shib&db=lkh&AN=9604085245&site=ehost-live&custid=spjc

Herakles: https://link.gale.com/apps/doc/CX3427400320/GVRL?u=lincclin_spjc&sid=bookmark-GVRL&xid=1518fee9

Aeneas: https://link.gale.com/apps/doc/CX2875100014/GVRL?u=lincclin_spjc&sid=bookmark-GVRL&xid=f9245719

King Arthur:  https://link.gale.com/apps/doc/CX3427400473/GVRL?u=lincclin_spjc&sid=bookmark-GVRL&xid=36079c23

Beowulf: https://link.gale.com/apps/doc/CX2875500016/GVRL?u=lincclin_spjc&sid=bookmark-GVRL&xid=74c1d4bf

 

Roland: https://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&AuthType=shib&db=lkh&AN=103331MP428509330000314&site=ehost-live&custid=spjc

 

Gulliver: https://link.gale.com/apps/doc/CX2875500028/GVRL?u=lincclin_spjc&sid=bookmark-GVRL&xid=12f5f1c1 

Frodo: https://link.gale.com/apps/doc/CX2875200099/GVRL?u=lincclin_spjc&sid=bookmark-GVRL&xid=b7675974

 

Candide: https://link.gale.com/apps/doc/CX2875200015/GVRL?u=lincclin_spjc&sid=bookmark-GVRL&xid=2e2075e6

 

Paul Bunyan: https://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&AuthType=shib&db=lkh&AN=9710165681&site=ehost-live&custid=spjc

 

Captain America: https://link.gale.com/apps/doc/CX2735800452/GVRL?u=lincclin_spjc&sid=bookmark-GVRL&xid=750043aa

 

Wonder Woman: https://link.gale.com/apps/doc/CX2735802985/GVRL?u=lincclin_spjc&sid=bookmark-GVRL&xid=025af0d6

Eastern (Non-Western) Heroes

Rama: https://link.gale.com/apps/doc/CX3424502587/GVRL?u=lincclin_spjc&sid=bookmark-GVRL&xid=60d31a02

 

Arjuna: https://link.gale.com/apps/doc/CX3424500197/GVRL?u=lincclin_spjc&sid=bookmark-GVRL&xid=b36b2518

 

Yudhistra: https://link.gale.com/apps/doc/H1430007435/GLS?u=lincclin_spjc&sid=bookmark-GLS&xid=f980d5af

 

Krishna: http://go.galegroup.com/ps/i.do?id=GALE%7CH1430007435&v=2.1&u=lincclin_spjc&it=r&p=GLS&sw=w&asid=196213b547c5bc6d2bd4352e4e0a5bb7 

 

Ronin: https://shibbolethsp.jstor.org/start?entityID=https%3A%2F%2Fidp.spcollege.edu%2Fopenathens&dest=https://www.jstor.org/stable/25066463&site=jstor

 

Mirabai: https://link.gale.com/apps/doc/CX3408400420/GVRL?u=lincclin_spjc&sid=bookmark-GVRL&xid=d0867f14

 

Genji: https://link.gale.com/apps/doc/CX2875200057/GVRL?u=lincclin_spjc&sid=bookmark-GVRL&xid=08e2d49d

 

Kaguya-Hime: https://shibbolethsp.jstor.org/start?entityID=https%3A%2F%2Fidp.spcollege.edu%2Fopenathens&dest=https://www.jstor.org/stable/2383695&site=jstor

 

Amaterasu: https://link.gale.com/apps/doc/CX3424500124/GVRL?u=lincclin_spjc&sid=bookmark-GVRL&xid=7ed71160

 

Huangdi: https://link.gale.com/apps/doc/CX3424501398/GVRL?u=lincclin_spjc&sid=bookmark-GVRL&xid=15b35364

 

Fu Xi: https://link.gale.com/apps/doc/CX3424500555/GVRL?u=lincclin_spjc&sid=bookmark-GVRL&xid=8b962a27

 

Nu Wa/ Nugua: https://link.gale.com/apps/doc/CX3424500555/GVRL?u=lincclin_spjc&sid=bookmark-GVRL&xid=8b962a27

 

Da Yu-the Great: https://link.gale.com/apps/doc/CX3424503408/GVRL?u=lincclin_spjc&sid=bookmark-GVRL&xid=1b9f5168

 

Daoji/ Ji Gong:  https://mycourses.spcollege.edu/content/enforced/288494-OFR_HUM1020_2333_0595/Module03/Daoji_JiJong.pdf?_&d2lSessionVal=LLooqjTjpojxjKnvlinCirTTU&ou=288494

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