A Hero’s Journey Through Depression

Leah Schnelbach writes for the website Tor about the heroic journey in Ursula Le Guin’s book, The Farthest Shore.

According to Schnelbach, Le Guin’s book talks about depression in a true and reassuring way, engaging the reader while also depicting the condition perfectly. Schnelbach shares her own story with depression and explains how the world of fantasy created by Le Guin helps her cope with her past demons.

This article sheds a light on the heroic journey of overcoming one’s depression and becoming your own Hero. As stated by Ursula Le Guin, “the most heroic journey is one that no one else will ever see.”.

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From Tor.com on November 1, 2018
Attributed to Leah Schnelbach