Joseph Campbell's Monomyth In The Hunger Games

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Joseph Campbell’s monomyth steps are the departure, the initiation and the return. The departure step is when the hero is forced to leave his/her everyday life and there is a boundary between the hero's life and the unknown challenges that await him/her. The initiation is when the hero faces challenges and also has a mentor that teaches the hero what they need to know and may also give them a weapon. Lastly, the hero goes through a transformation which is when the hero achieves their goal and the hero is also changed by his experiences and becomes a true hero. The Return is when the hero returns home for good, temporarily, or as a changed person. The Hunger Games follows Joseph Campbell’s monomyth by demonstrating the departure, the initiation,
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