Seven Hero Archetypes In Literature

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• I’ve learned in this unit, three universal characteristics of a hero. One characteristic is some type of special powers not necessarily things like super strength or Flying but hospitality and friendliness or the will to help others could be considered special powers or something even greater to save the day. Also, hero's lineage is often noble or linked to the gods meaning their family history is a heroic one. Lastly Hero's tending to be adventurous and strong they and often times are born this way. 2. What are the four main ways that hero stories are presented in literature? • Heroes are presented through a saga, a legend, an epic, or a folktale 3. What are the seven hero archetypes? Explain the purpose of one in detail. • he seven hero…show more content…
Do you believe most people who become heroes are destined to become heroes, or do you believe anyone can become a hero? • Why? I don't believe in destiny anyone can be a hero is they have the will to. 2. A hero's journey is often a search for something of great importance. It may be an ideal, a question that must be answered, or an item of great importance. Often the heroes neglect all else until they have found it. How do people's individual journeys through life mirror this same search? What do you seek that is important? • It mirror's our life because we always seek our item of great importance let it be a person who to love or a hidden skill. 3. In our society, people often gain hero status based on their accomplishments rather than on their character. People are often looked up to because they are rich or famous, or because they are good singers or athletes. Do you think these people deserve to be labeled heroes? • Some do, and some don't because hero's ae looked up upon if the person cannot be a good role model they cannot be labeled a hero. 4. The heroes of myths and legend often must face threshold guardians in order to advance on their journey. How does this parallel real life? What are some threshold guardians you have had to face to advance on your
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