There’s a lot more to say about this topic but I tried to keep it short and stay on track for once.
Shout out to Carolyn, whose name I mentioned and then edited out for time. BOW TO MY SUPREME KNOWLEDGE.
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I’ve got one more Harry Potter post on the way, you should get a kick out of it. And by get a kick out of it, I mean you might be mildly pleased and then immediately move on.
This one took me a bit, not gonna lie. But after using my own methodology because I’m just like, so super full of myself, ISFP seems the right fit.
The Boy Who Lived is goes from the little room under the stairs to being the most famous wizard of all time. How does he deal with it? A lot of shrugging, a little bit of self-doubt and a whole lot o’ love.
This is a bit of an obvious one, ey?
The bumbling sidekick who isn’t as talented as the main hero? Check? Comic relief? Check. Always willing to put themselves in dangerous situations with hardly any thought to their own safety? Oh yeah. Though his competence still shows through from time to time.
There are plenty of ways to write an ESFP but in stories like these, the funny right-hand man is needed not only for levity in an otherwise dark story, but to give our hero something to bounce off of. Being heroic with no one around is much harder to write than if you have the best friend around who doesn’t mind pointing out how insane the current situation is. That’s Ron. Continue reading
I had to word the title carefully so as not to make it sound like I was typing “Heroes,” the show and so it wouldn’t so like the other post, MBTI: The Types (of Types) of Heroes. Though I guess any writer who knows how to bring in the readers would have made it sound like both of those posts just to get everybody. But that ain’t me.
If you’ve come here enough, you’ve seen links to what has to be one of the greatest sites on the internet, TV Tropes. Yes, even better than BubbaliciousBlackBubbleButts.com. If that’s a real site, I had no idea. And from TV Tropes and Typing, can come the realization that every type fits well within the confines of some of the many sorts of heroes fiction can bring us. So while we’ve described how each type is represented in the Hero mold, let’s reverse this to see how the Hero mold can fit certain types.
If you see the name, there is a link to it. Continue reading