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THE CHALLENGE OF THE HERO’S JOURNEY WARM-UP: Define stereotype. Think about the culture here at Strayer and list 4-5 stereotypes that you see exist. Record.

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1 THE CHALLENGE OF THE HERO’S JOURNEY WARM-UP: Define stereotype. Think about the culture here at Strayer and list 4-5 stereotypes that you see exist. Record these in your spiral notebook.

2 THE CHALLENGE OF THE HERO’S JOURNEY Stereotypes found at Strayer: 1.Jocks

3 THE CHALLENGE OF THE HERO’S JOURNEY Now define “archetype.”

4 THE CHALLENGE OF THE HERO’S JOURNEY An archetype is a character, symbol, story pattern, or other element that is common to human experience across cultures. It is something seen in literature for thousands of years, regardless of area, culture, or language.

5 THE CHALLENGE OF THE HERO’S JOURNEY Examples of archetypes: underdog hero damsel in distress stepmother fairy godmother trickster scapegoat happy ending villain giant monster

6 THE CHALLENGE OF THE HERO’S JOURNEY According to Joseph Campbell, a hero’s journey is archetypal because all heroes’ journeys follow a similar pattern. Campbell describes the journey in three stages with various steps in each stage. Campbell’s journey can be applied to many heroes in movies/books with which you are familiar.

7 Stage 1 = Departure Stage 2 = Initiation Stage 3 = Return 3 Stages of Hero’s Journey:

8 Stage 1 = Departure StepIn my own words… The Call to AdventureAn ordinary person finds out that his/her life is about to change. Refusal of the CallHe/she refuses to accept the adventure. The Beginning of the Adventure The hero’s adventure begins in his/her new role.

9 Stage 2 = Initiation StepsIn my own words… The Road of TrialsThe hero is faced with challenges and tests as the hero makes the transformation. The Experience with Unconditional Love The hero has the love and support from a friend, mentor or family member. It helps the hero survive the journey. The Ultimate BoonThe hero’s training is complete; the hero tackles the biggest challenge.

10 Stage 3 = Return Refusal of the ReturnAfter the goal has been accomplished, the hero may refuse to return with the gift either because he doesn’t think anything will change or the hero wants to stay where he is (in a better place). The Magic FlightThe hero experiences adventure/danger as he returns to life before his adventure. Rescue from WithoutThe hero needs guides and rescuers to bring him back to everyday life, especially if the hero has been wounded or weakened. The Crossing, or Return Threshold:The hero must remember and integrate his newly-found wisdom into his previous life and figure out how to share this wisdom with the rest of the world.

11 Task: with your neighbor(s), please complete the “Notes/Examples” column on pages 27 – 29 of SB charting Homer’s archetypal hero’s journey.

12 OCTOBER SKY: Homer’s Departure The Call to AdventureHomer watches Sputnik and is inspired Refusal of the CallHomer hesitates because his family is not supportive The Beginning of the AdventureHomer and his friends begin to build rockets

13 OCTOBER SKY: Homer’s Initiation The Road of TrialsMeeting Quentin (nerd) Getting information and supplies Lack of support from friends and family Failed launches (fence) The Experience with Unconditional Love Miss. Riley Mom The Ultimate BoonFirst successful launch

14 OCTOBER SKY: Homer’s Return Refusal of the ReturnDrops out of school Goes to work in the mine The Magic FlightWorking in the mines Being arrested Rescue From WithoutQuentin and Homer proving We didn’t start the fire. Mom sending help for Science Fair The Crossing, or Return Threshold Won the award Dad coming to the launch

15 THE CHALLENGE OF THE HERO’S JOURNEY TASK: Select a hero. Work with a group or partnership to map and record this hero’s journey. Fill these steps in your SpringBoard text. BE PREPARED to share with the rest of the class.

16 Warm - Up Select an archetype that you are familiar with or that was discussed in class yesterday. In your spiral notebook describe the archetype and list three books, movies, stories, poems, etc.. that represent the archetype you selected. You may not choose the “hero” archetype.

17 COMPREHENSION CHECK Which indicates the order of the stages that a hero goes through in his/her journey as described by Joseph Campbell? A.Initiation, Return, Departure B.Departure, Return, Initiation C.Departure, Initiation, Return D.Initiation, Departure, Return

18 Which of the following is NOT TRUE about an archetype? A.It is typically a character, symbol, or element of a story. B.It is a judgment that is made based on someone’s characteristics. C.It can be understood across cultures. D.It can be understood across generations by both young and old.

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