TITLE

Chapter II: The Helper Motif

AUTHOR(S)
Huang, Lucia
PUB. DATE
January 1999
SOURCE
American Young Adult Novels & Their European Fairy-Tale Motifs;1999, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
Chapter II of the book "American Young Adult Novels and Their European Fairy-Tale Motifs" is presented. It examines the motif of the helper in fairy tale stories. The good helpful characters usually appear at the critical moment. They always give the troubled protagonist good help and advice. Such a motif is also a recurrent theme in the young adult novel. They are found in the majority of the novels such as "Jacob Have I Loved" by Katherine Paterson and "Notes for Another Life" by Sue Ellen Bridgers.
ACCESSION #
19348905

 

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