The Hero Journey

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Let the Journey Begin …. Historical Background. Joseph Campbell . Circa 1984. Museum of Natural History . New York City. The Hero with a Thousand Faces. 2008 Edition. First Published . in 1948. Egyptian Mystery Schools – Ra/Osiris – The Sun God Journeys through 12 Stages. ID: 485551 Download Presentation

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The Hero Journey

Let the Journey Begin …


Historical Background

Joseph Campbell

Circa 1984

Museum of Natural History

New York City


The Hero with a Thousand Faces

2008 Edition

First Published

in 1948


Egyptian Mystery Schools – Ra/Osiris – The Sun God Journeys through 12 StagesMoses and the 12 Tribes of Israel (Isis – Ra) Greek Mystery Schools – Iliad and Odyssey – 12 Labors of HerculesThe Holy Grail – 12 Knights of the RoundtableScholarly Overview: Watch Zeitgeist – Part 1 on Netflix

Before Campbell


The 12 Stages of the Hero Journey


Lost Coasters – Ordinary WorldLockeans – Call to Adventure & Refusal of the CallCity on the Hill – Meeting the Mentor & Crossing the ThresholdBull Moose Party – Tests, Allies, & Enemies and Innermost CaveFractured Lens – Ordeal & RewardBattle Born – Road Back & ResurrectionJefferson: 3 + 1 – Return with Elixir

Present Hero Journey StagesGroups …


Ordinary World – Economic Hardship, The Great DepressionThe Call to Adventure – WW II Begins 1939The Refusal of the Call – U.S. IsolationistMeeting with Mentors – Churchill & Roosevelt meet in August 1941Crossing the Threshold – Pearl Harbor, Dec. 1941Tests, Allies, Enemies – 14 million troops, England and Russia = Allies\

The Hero Journey Cycle Applied to an Historical EventU.S. & WW II


Approach: the Innermost Cave – Iwo Jima, February – March 1945The Ordeal – D-Day: June 6, 1944 & Hiroshima, August 1945The Reward – Victory over Germany & JapanThe Resurrection – The troops and the country transformed / changed. U.S. = World PowerReturn with the Elixir – Stories, Novels & Films\

The Hero Journey Cycle Applied to an Historical EventU.S. & WW II


In Your GroupUse the Hero Journey StoryboardPresent the the Hero Journey CycleUse in Your Unit

An Historical Event or Historical Person


Using the Hero Journey model, create a hero journey presentation (5 minutes) and essay (2 to 3 pages) that reflects a specific step-by-step journey from your own life. Be sure to utilize the Your Hero Journey: Self Introduction Storyboard from WebCampus as a guide. (Meeting the Mentor)September 24 – Bring Your Hero Journey script, DVD, flashdrive and headphones/earbuds to Media Center @ One Knowledge Center. Due Date October 1 (15 Points)

Your Hero Journey …

May the Force Be With You …


Process ThinkingDepth of Knowledge (DOK)Spectrum Thinking Evaluative ThinkingReflective ThinkingMetaphorical ThinkingFosters Creativity & Synthesis



Physical – Run, Swim, Snowboard …Emotional – Fear, Procrastination, Sabotage ...Psychological – Relationships, Family, Jobs …Travel – Foreign Countries … Ireland, France ...

Types of Hero/Heroine Journeys

Noticed Over Time:


The Power of Myth with Bill Moyers (PBS) The Hero with a Thousand Faces – Joseph CampbellThe Writer’s Journey – Chris VoglerThe Joseph Campbell Foundation




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