Superheros as Metaphor

I was doing some research on superheros and, although I knew I wasn’t the first person to use superheros as a metaphor for something else, I was struck by how many ways and titles are available that delve into the metaphor of the superhero. Here is a small selection:

In addition to these I found several titles that were aimed at children or the educators of children to help them develop self-esteem. There were also several titles that compared superheros to mythology and religion … from both a positive and negative point of view.

Superheros are powerful metaphors in our lives … they speak to us on a deep level. In fact, I believe that are just a modern incarnation of the mythological heroes. We all need heroes to look up to and model our behaviors after. Now I know that Public Speaking Super Powers will be in good company when it gets published!

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Carma Spence, is author of Public Speaking Super Powers. She is fiercely committed to guiding women to Owning their Superpowers and turning their knowledge and interests into a profitable business. She is masterful at helping her clients see what is possible for them and supporting them on the journey from where they are to where they want to be, releasing the Mind Goblins of self-doubt, self-sabotage and second-guessing that keep them stuck.

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