Heroine Archetypes, Part One
UPDATE: click here for new images/examples Last week, we finished talking about the eight hero archetypes listed in The Complete Writer’s Guide to Heroes and Heroines: Sixteen Master Archetyp…
Joseph Campbell's "Hero with a Thousand Faces" is one of the most influential story texts. A more readable version can be found in Christopher Vogler's "The Writer's Journey" -- a text for screenwriters.
The Hobbit Final Project (Archetypes Project & Argumentative writing
This serves as a summative assessment or character analysis/novel study type project in English Language Arts based on "The Hobbit." Students are required to choose a character from the Hobbit and base it on one of the archetypes they have learned about in the semester. They are required to then ...
The Eight Character Archetypes of the Hero’s Journey
In The Hero of a Thousand Faces, Joseph Campbell demonstrated that many of the most popular stories, even over thousands of years and across cultures, shared a specific formula. That formula is now commonly referred ...
An Ordinary Hero — The Better Mom
Lori Greiner of the ABC hit show Shark Tank, states that she can spot it instantly: a hero or a zero. Greiner is an entrepeneur and visionary, able to do what most cannot- deduce quality at a mere glance. Longevity and quality, Greiner would maintain, stand out to her. And so it was when I met
The 12 Stages Of A Hero's Journey, Animated - Digg
With most stories, there's a predictable path for the protagonist to follow. This animation explains how authors craft and evolve characters' storylines.
Hero’s Journey, Speech Assignment for Joseph Campbell's Hero Journey, CCSS
What do Finding Nemo, Legally Blonde, and The Lego Movie all have in common? All of these stories (and so many others) fit the classic storytelling pattern of a heroic journey, as established by famed scholar Joseph Campbell.Using ten of the Hero's Journey steps chronicled by Campbell, students will...
In Harry Potter and The Sorcerer’s Stone, The Hunger Games, and Twilight, the heroes each encounter a similar obstacle when they arrive in awful-awesome land: they must earn the acceptance of their new peers. For Harry Potter, this scene is the Sorting Hat ceremony. For Katniss, this is her televised interview to win over the Capital residents. And for Bella, this scene is when she gets repeatedly invited to the school dance.