Heroes Fortnight: Heroes We’d Like to See

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Heroes we’d like to see more of:

  • A male protagonist.

This is only relevant to YA literature and in the case of Adult literature we would like to see more female characters. However, it was surprisingly hard to think of teenage male protagonists in young adult literature and almost too easy to come up with the names of strong female protagonists from Katniss Everdeen to Celaena Sardothien. We had a hard time narrowing down the female heroines in stories because there were so many to choose from but when it came to choosing a male hero who stood out it became much more difficult.

  • The hero who doesn’t get the girl/the boy.

It would be great to read about a bad boy who hates people but loves his pet e.g. his pet turtle. That would make him unique.  And to top it off, he doesn’t get the girl in the end but…

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