Narrative Significance: “With Great Power comes Great Responsibility”

Here is excerpts from Amazing Fantasy #15, the origin story of Spiderman and why he fights crime.

We come upon the story after Peter Parker has been bitten by a radioactive spider and gotten his powers. He decides its a good idea to cash in, make some money off these abilities.

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Moral lesson that Peter Parker learns:

“in this world, with great power there must also come — great responsibility!”

Here is an example of a story’s significance being communicated both as a personal lesson but also a moral lesson as well.



Recently received my PhD in Rhetoric from Texas Woman's University

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