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Mr. Darragh's Classes


Senior English - Mythology 


Hero Project

List of websites to find ancient heroes (use as starting point to find a hero)

History Heroes
• Ancient Famous People (Look carefully; Remember pick a hero that is not Greek or Roman)
List of Culture Heroes (Mythological Heroes Wikipedia use for ideas only - PLEASE read note below)
• Historical Figures
Middle and Near East Heroes
• African and Egyptian Heroes
Sumerian Heroes(Wikipedia - PLEASE read note below)

• Asian Heroes (historic and current heroes)


(The History Press - British Publishing Company; The Book of Gods (authors Chas Saunders & Peter J. Allen - freelance))

Encyclopedia Mythica

 Note: Wikipedia is not a scholarly resource. Therefore, only use the information on the Wikipedia pages listed above when trying to choose a hero for your assignment. Do not use information from Wikipedia on a specific mythological or real individual as a credible source.


List of websites to find modern heroes - (use as starting point to find a hero)




Help on how to write a thesis:

Thesis Statement Help - Video


Sample introductory paragraphs and thesis statements for the hero topic:

Sample thesis statement with revisions

Sample thesis Statement #2 


General information on thesis statements:

UCONN Thesis Statement Help

Thesis Statement - OWL Purdue

Thesis Generators:
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