Tag: character archetypes

Why Are We Obsessed With The Underdog?

Who are the most iconic fictional characters to come out of the United States? Rocky Balboa, Spider-Man, Jon Snow, Huckleberry Finn, Han Solo, Forrest Gump - heck, even Spongebob Squarepants, all of these characters  come from humble beginnings and accomplish great things despite being ostracized and/or oppressed by those around them, and these few are far from the only examples.

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