Bachelor of Arts in English
Margaret Case, Ph.D.
Redemption is not just limited to Jesus. While the term “redemption arc” has only recently been introduced by 21st century fan culture, it appears in a number of shows, particularly animated ones. Avatar: The Last Airbender, She-Ra and the Princesses of Power, and Infinity Train all portray key factors common to redemption arcs, including the importance of relationships, and a new conception of character “flaws.”
Martin, Amy, "“I Was Afraid You’d Lost Your Way… But You’ve Found It Again:” Redemption Arcs Versus Corruption Arcs of “Flawed” Characters in Avatar: The Last Airbender, She-Ra and the Princesses of Power, and Infinity Train" (2021). English Theses. 10.