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Heroes are often thought of by society as persons who do extraordinary things such as saving the lives of people or accomplishing great things that benefit many However there are many different types of heroes and a hero as he or she goes on his or her personal quest to accomplish their goal their stature in life changes There are many types of heroes in literature and in the media which everyone can see and recognize They are the orphan wanderer warrior martyr and the magician A hero can start in any stage and can also skip a few of the stages but the ultimate goal of a hero is to achieve the status of magician However not all heroes achieve this final goal Anyone can be a hero the process of becoming one can be different but the final result is the same if ever achieved In the movie Harry Potter and the Philosopher s Stone the character Ron Weasley is quite comparable to Todd Anderson a character in the movie Dead Poets Society The two boys are similar in several aspects and different in others Both the characters started their journey to discover themselves while they were in the wanderer stage of the hero archetypes However after achieving that stage Ron becomes a warrior hero archetype while Todd never goes to this stage but skips to the next one Both characters do achieve in the end of the movie the stage of martyrs but not the stage of magician Both boys show that even in their different circumstances that they can achieve the same status of hero Perhaps had both movies continued the characters would have achieved the final and ultimate goal of their personal quest and that is to be a magician Ron Weasley from the movie Harry Potter and The Philosopher s Stone and Todd Anderson the character from the movie Dead Poets Society both started their heroic quest as
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