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1

What is the hero’s journey

Joseph Campbell shows that most myths follow the same format

2

What is the hero’s journey also known as

The monomythic cycle

3

What is the unusual birth

The hero comes from a weird birth such as with supernatural powers

4

What is the youthful acts of heroism

The hero as a pre adult is part of different acts to show how brave he is

5

What is the cal to adventure

The hero receives a message to go on a adventure
Either to do a task or quest

6

What is the super nature aid

The hero gets help from something magical such as a wand or a magic fairy

7

What is road of trials and tribulations

The hero must battle obstacles that will stop him from achieving his goal

8

What is Nadir

The hero’s darkest moment

9

What is boon

The hero gets a price such as treasure or love

10

What is magical flight home

The hero starts going home through some magic such as a magical horse
It’s not a easy passage though

11

What is trimphunt return

They returned and gets another prize
They become more valuable

12

What is the clock

Unusual birth
Youth acts of heroism
Call to adventure
Supernatural aid
Roads of trial and tribulations
Boon
Magical flight home
Triumphant return