Burden of the Hero: Analyzing the Difference Between The Wind Waker and Ocarina of Time

Zelda Informer: "There is something to be said about a man who takes up arms against evil, whatever that evil may be. Said person is often characterized as brave, and rightly so. This not a choice that is taken gladly, but rather out of duty and a sense of moral obligation to doing what’s right. All people will respond differently when faced with a challenge. Some cower, some do as little as possible, but some go the distance. Those people have a heroic spirit.

The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker and The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time posit two different types of heroes: one that chooses to be a hero and one that has the hero role chosen for him. Each appear just as heroic as the other. However, we see one leading a more fulfilling life while one leads to regret..."

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ShadowKnight1857d ago

Great article! An added point, The hero of time did choose to go on one quest, to find Navi, but the one quest that he did choose was never fulfilled.