Female Candidates for the Hero Pattern

These nominations were made by members of Prof. Sienkewicz' Classical Mythology class at Monmouth College in the spring semester of 1999. Click on the name to see how the life of each woman can be applied to Lord Raglan's hero pattern.

Helen of Troy
Joan of Arc
Hero in Shakespeare's "Much Ado about Nothing"
Princess Diana
Princess Leah ("Star Wars")
Tori Amos
Nefertiti (1)  
Nefertiti (2)
Irene of Athens
Susan B. Anthony
Helen Keller
Harriet Tubman
Semiramis, Queen of Assyria
Jane Addams
Marie de Medici

This document was placed on the web by Professor Thomas J. Sienkewicz for his students in CLAS230 Classical Mythology at Monmouth College, Monmouth, Illinois.  If you have any questions, you may contact him at toms@monm.edu.