Personal Narrative Essay: A Hero's Journey

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Hero’s Journey can be implicated at life because people have all these adventures that they do not plan out. If someone choses to do something with their life and make them matter to people then they will most likely experience all parts of Hero’s Journey. “A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.” (Campbell) These are wise words spoken by Joseph Campbell. In my opinion the person that fits this description based on what I think is Bernie Sander. He is fighting for equal rights of all people. Those that are have different skin color than other or those that have a different sexuality and those that have been treated unfairly in their life and throughout history. Bernie Sanders is a motivational hero,…show more content…
The goal is set by a person or a mystical being that is close to the Hero or can be a stranger to the Hero. Campbell says that this is where the hero is taken from their average mundane life and put into a situation where they have to head out into the unknown. “This is an example of one of the ways in which adventure can begin. A blunder-apparently the merest chance-reveals an unsuspected world, and the individual is drawn into a relationship with forces that are not rightly understood. As freud has shown, blunders are not the merest chance. They are the result of suppressed desires and conflicts. They are ripples on the surface of life, produced by unsuspected springs. And these may be very deep-as deep as the soul itself.” (Campbell, 42). Bernie Sanders's call to adventure started when he made an announcement about joining the presidential campaign for the next presidential term. “he put out a statement and then headed out to the grounds of the U.S. Capitol” (The Washington Post, 1). He had said ten minute speech declaring what he would do and the reason as to why. This would be his call to adventure because this is where he announces that this is happening. Sanders announcing that he will run for president is the recognition of the
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