The Hero’s Journey<br />part of Joseph Campbell’s <br />Monomyth<br />
Known<br />Unknown<br />
Call to Adventure<br />Hero leads a mundane life in the ordinary world<br />Receives information that forces him/her to he...
Supernatural Aid /mentor<br />Guide and magical helper come <br />Give aid<br />Often give a magical item or talisman <br />
Threshold/ Guardian<br />A sense of danger as well as opportunity is conveyed.<br />Guardian or gatekeeper of the threshol...
Belly of the whale<br />“Death” and rebirth<br />The final separation from the hero's known world and self.<br />Form of s...
Transformation<br />The Road of Trials<br />a series of tests, tasks, or ordeals that the hero must undergo<br />
Atonement<br />Confrontation with whatever holds the ultimate power in the hero’s life<br />Often a father or father figur...
Return<br />Hero has gained wisdom and power<br />Often a balance between the material and spiritual worlds<br />The abili...
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Hero's journey project

  1. 1. The Hero’s Journey<br />part of Joseph Campbell’s <br />Monomyth<br />
  2. 2. Known<br />Unknown<br />
  3. 3. Call to Adventure<br />Hero leads a mundane life in the ordinary world<br />Receives information that forces him/her to head off into the unknown.<br />
  4. 4. Supernatural Aid /mentor<br />Guide and magical helper come <br />Give aid<br />Often give a magical item or talisman <br />
  5. 5. Threshold/ Guardian<br />A sense of danger as well as opportunity is conveyed.<br />Guardian or gatekeeper of the threshold tests the hero for worthiness.<br />Gatekeepers are terrifying creatures<br />
  6. 6. Belly of the whale<br />“Death” and rebirth<br />The final separation from the hero's known world and self.<br />Form of self-annihilation<br />Hero must journey inward<br />
  7. 7. Transformation<br />The Road of Trials<br />a series of tests, tasks, or ordeals that the hero must undergo<br />
  8. 8. Atonement<br />Confrontation with whatever holds the ultimate power in the hero’s life<br />Often a father or father figure<br />
  9. 9. Return<br />Hero has gained wisdom and power<br />Often a balance between the material and spiritual worlds<br />The ability to pass back and forth between the ordinary and supernatural at will.<br />

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