Contrasts Esseilte, who typifies the Campbellian role of the female in her symbolic relationship to the male, with Branwen—who challenges this pattern “by pursuing her own enlightenment in much the same way that a male hero does.”
"The Secret Queen: Two Views of the Heroine in Diana Paxson's The White Raven,"
Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature: Vol. 18
, Article 5.
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Mythcon 51: The Mythic, the Fantastic, and the Alien
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