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Resource Tag hero's journey

Parzival

“Composed in the early thirteenth century, Wolfram von Eschenbach’s Parzival is the re-creation and completion of the story left unfinished by its initiator Chrétien de Troyes. It follows Parzival from his boyhood and career as a knight in the court…

Hero Quest Classroom Game

This classroom game, based on concepts from the Hero’s Journey by Joseph Campbell as presented in his groundbreaking book The Hero with a Thousand Faces, asks students to create their own hero quest. In groups of two, students will create…

The Emerald Forest

American Bill Markham (Powers Boothe) has taken his family to the jungles of Brazil, where he has been hired to design a dam. Unexpectedly, a native tribe abducts his son, Tommy (Charley Boorman). Bill spends an entire decade looking for…

A Hero’s Journey: A Freshman Orientation Challenge Course Program

Although the courser doesn’t appear to be offered currently, we came across this interesting application of the Hero’s Journey to the orientation of college freshmen. “At California State University, Fresno, all incoming students take a full-semester, three-unit course that includes…

Star Wars: The Magic of Myth Exhibit

The “Star Wars: The Magic of Myth” exhibition closed at the National Air and Space Museum on January 31, 1999. This online exhibition will remain available for an indefinite period of time. For over 100 years, science fiction stories and…

Princess Mononoke

Set in a fantastical medieval Japan, Miyazaki’s original story envisions a struggle between nature and man. The march of technology, embodied in the dark iron forges of the ambitious Tatara clan, threatens the natural forces explicit in the benevolent Great…

Heroine’s Journey

Murdock traces her journey from rejection of the feminine in order to “succeed” in a masculine world; through discovery of the inadequacy of “success”; through a dark night of the soul and a killing of masculine divine images; to a…

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