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Note to teacher - continued The pages at the end are in PDF and can be copied to your desk top and then printed from there. If you would like them in doc form, please contact me by e-mail. Also, please note I have made notes to the teacher on certain slides
Modern Day Myth The Odyssey Harry Potter The Wizard of Oz Star Wars
I. The Call to Adventure Hero is called to adventure by mistake or called by a herald who summons the hero. This call comes at a time when the hero is ready for inner growth. Agamemnon and Odysseus
II. The Refusal of the Call The hero is not always eager to assume the adventure offered. This kind of hero is called a reluctant hero. Agamemnon calling Odysseus to war. Odysseus is a “reluctant” or “unwilling” hero.
III. The Refusal of the Call The hero has the opportunity to reject the call. If the hero refuses, his or her life may enter a state of paralysis until something happens to release him or her. (continued) Agamemnon calling Odysseus to war. Odysseus is a “reluctant” or “unwilling” hero.
The Refusal of the Call The hero may want to answer the call to adventure and this kind of hero is called a willing hero. Agamemnon calling Odysseus to war. Odysseus is a “reluctant” or “unwilling” hero.
Is Harry Potter a “willing” or “reluctant” Hero?
Glinda who tells Dorothy that she has had the power to go home the entire time.
VIII. The Crossing of the Return Threshold The hero leaves the realm of the unknown and returns from the dark to the light. The transition is not easy. He may hold the belief that those from his former world cannot comprehend what the hero has learned.
IX. Master of the Two Worlds The hero through the journey, has won the ability to pass back and forth from one world to the other.
X. Freedom to Live The hero can now live with the new freedom as a result of the journey, having matured and grown. Fear of death has no power over him.
Review your notes and complete the questions on pages 3 & 4 I. Call to Adventure II. The Refusal of the Call III. Supernatural Aid IV. The crossing of the First Threshold V. The Belly of the Whale VI. Road of Trials VII. The Magical Flight VIII. The crossing of the Return Threshold IX. Master of Two Worlds X. Freedom to Live
Other examples I.Call to Adventure The frog who visits the princess by the wooded well in The Frog King, or King Arthur's Great White Hart in Le Morte D'Arthur. II. The Refusal of the Call Briar Rose's refusal of the end of adolescence and III. Supernatural Aid Obi-Wan Kenobi in Star Wars, whose gift to Luke Skywalker is his father's lightsaber.
IV. The crossing of the First Threshold V.The Belly of the Whale Hercules dives into the sea-monster's throat to save Hesione (Campbell, pg. 91), or Little Red Riding Hood is swallowed by the wolf.
VI.Road of Trials Psyche's trials as doled out by Venus as she tries to find Cupid. VII. The Magical Flight In Raiders of the Lost Ark, Indiana Jones and Marion Ravenwood refuse to look upon the Ark as it is opened, knowing the knowledge imparted to them would also kill them. The entities that emerge from the Ark at first are beautiful and then transform into hags.
VIII. The crossing of the Return Threshold In Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, Indy begins his journey by searching for the Holy Grail, but in the end he must leave it behind and realizes that the true Elixir is the renewed relationship with his father.
Review your notes and complete the questions on page 3 X. Freedom to Live In Sleeping Beauty, Briar Rose gives up her fears of adulthood and with the prince enters back into the ordinary world, where life continues as it had been before her ordeal.