Ant Man Analysis

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In the Marvel blockbuster Ant-Man, Scott Lang, a thief just released from prison,undergoes the hero’s journey into Ant Man, a superhero with a powerful suit. All while undergoing this transformation, Scott Lang attempts to repave his everyday life from crime and recklessness to a responsible adult all while trying to have his daughter be proud of him for who he has become and to care for her while dealing with the temptation of his former life. The most notable stages are the departure stage and the return stages. Ant Man 's departure stage starts with Lang’s call to adventure. The call to adventure is when he gets approached by Dr. Hank Pym, who gives him the suit, which serves as the call to adventure. Lang, after taking the suit and seeing…show more content…
The departure stage revolves around this time before the book’s events, as the author provides no insight of this important character’s journey. With critical thinking, however, the hero’s journey can be fabricated from an analysis of the book’s events and the information given within it. As a result, Darrel’s hero’s journey can be his upbringing of his guardianship of Ponyboy and Soda, his younger brothers, who he must take care of after his parents die in a car…show more content…
Darrel’s call to adventure is when both his parents die in a car accident in which he know becomes the primary caretaker of his younger brothers. Knowing he must leave his current life, he experiences a refusal of the call in which he refuses to be the now role model for his older brothers alongside their fatherly figure. When he accepts this call, he crosses the first threshold after most likely realizing that this is when his younger brothers, Ponyboy and Soda need him most for guidance and to help them get through their lives while coping with their parents’ passing away in then Darrel must become a more mature person and shape himself up and leaving his days of crime and mischief to help raise them. With this new acceptance, he gains supernatural aides, or Helpers and Guides. The Helpers he gets are most likely his fellow greasers who guide him and help him learn the traits needed to take on the parental rights. To end the stage, Darrel experiences the Belly of the Whale step in which he is forced to take on the characteristics needed, which would most likely occur when his younger brothers need him most and need guidance in their lives. Some characteristics include: taking on the income of the family as in the book, Ponyboy states that Darrel works two jobs, one is roofing and he must make the money for the family, all while doing the housework. After this, stage two is
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