Summary Of The Hero's Journey

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Social Studies

Maria Jose Velasquez

Part 1
The hero 's journey
Part 2
The foundational myths
Part 3
The relationship between the hero 's journey and the foundational myths
Part 4
Part 5
The relationship between GSDG and the foundational myths

The hero 's journey
The hero 's journey is a template created and popularized by Joseph Campbell. This template shows the common pattern of a story in general more specifically the pattern the main hero follows. It starts with the hero he/she lives in the ordinary world but goes to an adventure in the unknown world (the supernatural) by a calling, here he/she faces many challenges and gets to a point where everything is almost lost the hero can even die but then the hero is proposed not to give up (or is reborn) after this they are stronger than ever and finish their adventure emerging victorious when he/she goes back to their world their are transformed and are now a different person.

The founding myths
Dido of Carthage
This myth starts with the queen Dido who escapes her home Tyre because her brother killed her husband, she goes goes to Africa to establish a new city but she is faced with the leader of the community that lives there because of Didos ingenuousness she is able to negotiate the land. Some years later she commits suicide but as time passes her city become the great and successful city of Carthage.
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