The Hero’s Journey Revisited

Study of Joseph Campbell’s “Hero’s Journey” is often controversial . . . many say overdone or over-emphasized. However, every writer should be familiar with the concept.

NCTE has many excellent resources, including this one:

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A link:


Today’s Assignment:

1. Write a new mini-story utilizing the different steps in the Hero’s Journey.

2. Consider how this could apply to the story told in a familiar movie.