Bildungsroman is a story in which the protagonist undergoes growth throughout the entire
narrative, generally starting off by being removed or chased from their home. Their growth
is often impeded by opposition of their desires by other characters.
Bildungsroman is a novelistic variation of the monomyth that concentrates on the spiritual, moral, psychological, or social development and growth of the protagonist usually from childhood to maturity. Sometimes it is referred to as a "Coming Of Age Story." These themes are now often portrayed in films and animation as well as novels.
Assisted by Leigh Averett
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