Bit-Picking: Destroying mythic structure in the God of War saga

In a new feature at Awesomeoutof10, David Chandler looks at how the God of War franchise first adheres to and then actively rebels against the narrative structure of Greek tragedy and epic. By contextualizing God of War with its ancient counterparts from which the series draws inspiration, David argues that the protagonist Kratos "doesn’t simply fulfill the criteria to be an epic hero; he systematically destroys what it means to be considered heroic."

Read Full Story >>
The story is too old to be commented.