Examines two stages in the life of the Northern European hero—initiation, and “end of his career, when he becomes victim.” Associates this with the mythology of animals and the hunter/warrior.
Westbrook, Dee Anne
"The Souls of Animals: Evolution of the Combative Ideal,"
Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature: Vol. 14
, Article 2.
Available at: https://dc.swosu.edu/mythlore/vol14/iss3/2
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