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The Seven Basic Plots, 3

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The Quest, Part II

"...on the long hazardous journey to reach it becomes the most important thing to him in the world. Whatever perils and diversions lie in wait on the way, the story is shaped by that one overriding imperative; and the story remains unresolved until the objective has been finally, triumphantly
                     secured."
(Booker, 2004: 69)