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Alexandre Juliao

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Subj: Re: Why I've always liked Iron Man
Posted: Sat Jan 20, 2018 at 04:15:51 pm EST (Viewed 116 times)
Reply Subj: Re: Why I've always liked Iron Man
Posted: Thu Jan 18, 2018 at 06:47:09 pm EST (Viewed 131 times)



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      In addition, his origin borrows many elements from my favorite book, "The Count of Monte Cristo".



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    Great book. What elements of that story do you see in the origin?



It is a subtle resemblance, where circumstances differ, but the basic concept is the same. In both stories we have a protagonist in the prime of his life, who although very intelligent, has a narrow view of the world. He is eventually imprisoned and in captivity, meets an old and wise man who helps him escape and at the same time also helps him to expand and redirect his own potential. And it's the death of this wise old man that ends up guaranteeing the means so that the protagonist can escape captivity.





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