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 Hero’s Journey Analysis Joseph Campbell Chris Vogler The Writer’s journey Hero’s Journey Analysis Joseph Campbell Chris Vogler The Writer’s journey
Vogler's archetypes Vogler's archetypes 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.
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The Hero’s Journey 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. The Hero’s Journey
The Female Hero's Journey The Female Hero's Journey The purpose of this site is to place three famous fairy tales into the context of the female hero's journey and to see how different artists and illustrators have interpreted the stories. Differences Between Male and Female Hero's Journeys The stages of the female hero's journey are very similar to the male hero's journey, but the circumstances are usually different. A few differences: For women, the journey begins with domestic imprisonment and a release from it, called the "Fortunate Fall". During initiation, the woman may encounter a choice between a light and a dark man. The Female Hero's Journey
The all-purpose guide to epic movies
The Hero Archetype in Literature, Religion, Movies, and Popular Culture: A Graduate Project
Multi-Media Hero Analysis Multi-Media Hero Analysis 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 moviesThis chart shows different archetypal roles at work in Harry Potter, Star Wars, and other movies: the hero, the threshold guardian, the trickster, etc. An Anti-Hero of One's OwnThis TED-ED video (4:11) explores the pattern of the anti-hero using references to Fahrenheit 451 and 1984, among others. Captioned, includes follow-up questions and other support. Chart of GodsThis printable handout details the Greek and Roman gods and goddesses, their spheres of influence, symbols, cities, and animals. Adobe Reader required for access. The Hero's Quest

The Hero's Quest

Joseph Campbell

Joseph Campbell

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
Hero's Journey Foundation - life-altering adventures for men and women - Hero's Journey Foundation - life-altering adventures for men and women - The Hero's Journey Foundation is inspired by the mythological teachings gathered from Joseph Campbell, an American professor, writer, scholar and orator in the fields of mythology and comparative religion. Here you will find a variety of programs, events, writings, and experiences that offer a mythical sense of adventure, satisfy a certain spiritual longing, and help to bring forth a more harmonious and vital exchange with the life within and around you. Open yourself to the possibility of living your own life as a hero's journey. Read More