Hero and Leander
Themes in Hero and Leander
Little Words, Big Ideas
It's safe to say that Hero and Leander are in love. Hero chooses to break her vow of chastity for the guy, and Leander risks his life every night by swimming across the Hellespont just to be with h...
When Leander drowns in the stormy waters of the Hellespont, it doesn't just mean the death of him as a human being; it also means the death of the passionate affair he has with Hero. The loss of Le...