Narrative Essay On Ordinary World

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Tanveer Khalili
English 4

Despair to triumph “A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself” (Campbell). When we visualize heroes most of us think of Superman or Spiderman who possess special powers, but we forget about the heroes that exist in our everyday lives. In my opinion a true hero is able to overcome his or her impediments in life, is highly motivated, and has plenty of bravery to face and resolve internal and external conflicts. The internal conflict I faced was depression. I consider myself a hero because I overcame my weakness and found enlightenment and strength. In this essay I will analyze how my journey relates to Campbell’s model of how a hero is born.

Ordinary World
My childhood was very
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I remind myself that I need to endure, because everyone has problems and we can’t let those lingering issues ruin our bliss of life. My goal is that one day I will be capable of overcoming them fully and come abandoning medication due to the fact that it can only help me and not solve my problems. Life is like Lego blocks because it can be broken but also be rebuilt. My hero’s journey is unique because I was my own enemy. I had to conquer my emotions and focus on the better aspects of life to get out of depression. Before the journey I assumed nobody believed in me or cared about my internal problems that was preventing me from achieving my desire for contentment. This experience has inspired me to someday become a physiologist, because I acknowledge that there are millions of people in the world that are lost and disheartened and I want to save them from themselves before they commit suicide. I am a hero because I have conquered despair and found peace in my heart. Living life without hope makes you feel vulnerable and weak. Your enemies take advantage of you by further manipulating you to cause you more harm. With that said It is fascinating how people can look happy, when in reality they are suffering inside. This state of mind is what negatively impacted me because instead of facing my problems I tried to run away from
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