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Heroism and acts of heroism are found all through our modern day society in movies books, comics, news, songs and games. It is clearly an important part in the lives of Canadians. Is this outlook on heroism a new thing? Or has the belief and idea been passed down for centuries? It is a controversial issue indeed, and would cause much debate within peoples views and opinions. So do our modern heros follow the ancient heroic outline? The absent detailed birth, destiny, quest, journey home, reward and romantic elements? If we look at both the story of Moses and Luke Skywalker in Star Wars, we can probably conclude that our modern heros do reflect the value system from the ancients.

The pattern of the ancient value system, can be expressed as an equation into which characters and plots are substituted into. The pattern acting like a back bone and consistent structure for stories. If we look at the story of Moses, we see that he was hid from pharaoh for three months after his birth. He was then secretly cast away into the Nile where he was later found by the princess. Since his birth he was desti

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