2 DO NOWIN YOUR OWN WORDS, define the following terms that we have learned and seen in our reading:Epic hero:Epic poem:Character trait:Flaw:Guile:
3 The Hero’s Journey Known vs. unknown A ‘regular’ person The StepsCall to AdventureThresholdChallengesAbyss: Death of FearTransformation/RevelationAtonementReturn
4 A ‘regular’ person…”I’m an Ogre” As the story begins, Shrek is living in his swamp, wanting to be left alone, and generally disliked by all, but he’s gotten used to it. And then Donkey comes into his life.
5 Call to AdventureAfter the Fairy Tale creatures invade his swamp, our hero visits the Lord Farquad and is given his “quest.”Invites adventure, offers the opportunity to face the unknown, and gain physical or spiritual value
6 ThresholdShrek chooses to go on the adventure in order to evade death from the king’s men."Jumping off point" for the adventureThe line between the known and unknown
7 ChallengesShrek, with his companion Donkey, embark on the quest. Shrek now has various challenges to overcome in order to finish the quest.
8 Challenges continued… Path is beset with danger, temptation, and loneliness, fear and doubtHero begins to matureChallenges strike the hero’s greatest weakness
9 The Physical Challenges Rescuing Donkey from the Bridge over Lava
18 STAND UP IF….You can tell us the difference between a physical challenge and an internal challenge!
19 The Abyss Shrek and Fiona part ways angrily. Shrek realizes that he and Fiona are in love and are meant to be. He will fight to be with the one he loves.The greatest challenge that must be faced alone