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Definition of Nonheroic
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Literary usage of Nonheroic
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1. Choice Words: How Our Language Affects Children's Learningby Peter H. Johnston by Peter H. Johnston (2004)
"How did you do that}" This is an invitation to tell a particular kind of narrative — a nonheroic one. In this story, there is a process (strategy or series ..."
2. The Mycenaean Feast by James C. Wright (2004)
"... along with its misuse in unmixed form, is regarded as decidedly nonheroic. Characters associated with drunkenness include Polyphemos, Elpenor (who is ..."
3. Recommended Readings in Literature, K-8 by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"In these tales, a seemingly nonheroic person overcomes severe obstacles to outwit adversaries. Chicken Little. Retold and illustrated by Steven Kellogg. ..."