The Hero's Journey
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Here you can download my analyses of how the great movies use the 12 steps of the Hero’s Journey . To be honest, they’re a bit rudimentary, but hopefully you’ll find them a bit useful. You might find it useful to also take a look at where I disagree with the Hero’s Journey and at my new character-driven Hero’s Emotional Journey . Step 1 – Ordinary World
Disciplines > Storytelling > Characters > Vogler's archetypes Hero | Mentor | Threshold Guardian | Herald | Shapeshifter | Shadow | Trickster | See also Christopher Vogler describes seven archetypes who appear in stories.
Hero's journey video
New Web Page -- 6 August 2003 The Hero’s Journey can be thought of as consisting of five phases. These phases are: The Call, The Option, The Gathering of Allies, The Obstacles, and The Return.
Overview Key Staff The lesson can be taught by the English teacher and could be supported by the art teacher. Key Skills Developing Arts Literacies: Analyzing and Evaluating - Critique Creative Thinking: Communication and Collaboration Global Connections: Connecting to History and Culture, Connecting with Other Arts
“A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.” Christopher Reeve “A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.” Joseph Campbell Joseph Campbell, an American psychologist and mythological researcher, wrote a famous book entitled The Hero with a Thousand Faces .
| Arthurian Legend | | Beowulf | | Classical Mythology | | Creation Stories | | Fairy Tales and Folktales | | Homer, The Iliad and The Odyssey | | Mythology Main Page | The all-purpose guide to epic movies This chart shows different archetypal roles at work in Harry Potter , Star Wars , and other movies: the hero, the threshold guardian, the trickster, etc. George Lucas and the Power of Myth Students explore the archetype of the hero's journey, myths of good and evil and their impact in the modern world, and the impact of George Lucas in modern myth. Students read, research, write, debate, and produce projects. This set of standards-based lessons is from the PBS American Masters series. Hero: The Hero Archetype in Literature, Religion, and Popular Culture An outline of characteristics with illustrations from Star Wars , Braveheart , The Lion King , and other stories.
Joseph John Campbell (March 26, 1904 – October 30, 1987) was an American mythologist , writer and lecturer , best known for his work in comparative mythology and comparative religion . His work is vast, covering many aspects of the human experience. His philosophy is often summarized by his phrase: "Follow your bliss." [ 1 ]