A study of the power of innocence, particularly of innocent girl characters, and how innocence functions in their stories. Dorothy of Oz, Lucy of Narnia, and Chihiro from Miyazaki’s Spirited Away are compared to discover just how their innocence works as their greatest strength.
"Innocence as a Super-power: Little Girls on the Hero's Journey,"
Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature: Vol. 28
, Article 9.
Available at: https://dc.swosu.edu/mythlore/vol28/iss1/9
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Mythcon 51: The Mythic, the Fantastic, and the Alien
Albuquerque, New Mexico • Postponed to: July 30 – August 2, 2021