Follow the steps below in your research.
Complete the graphic organizer.
There are two parts to the hero archetype:
1. The hero's characteristics
2. The hero's journey
You will learn about both in this part of the project.
Step 1 - Research the Classic Hero Archetype and complete the nine traits for this classic hero.
1A - The Hero Archetype and the Hero's Journey
1B - Follow the links below to add information and examples to your graphic organizer
Unusual circumstances of birth
Event leads to adventure or quest
Proves himself many times
Journey and unhealable wound
Atonement with father
Step 2 - Explore the Hero's Journey
The hero's journey has more to do with plot than character, but it is a very important part of the story and helps define who the hero is.
Directions: Watch the video and add to your notes on your graphic organizer.
Look at the image below. These illustrate the hero's journey through the different world's.