Hero's Journey In Star Wars And Spirited Away

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Voluminous people say that the journey is much more imperative than the destination. Others beg to differ. What makes a journey really important in a story or a film is reading or observing how the main character grows, progresses and acquires how to deal with all kinds of circumstances. To be considered a true ‘hero’, one must pass trials which induce the audience of heroism. This is what keeps the audience’s attention. Examples of this can be seen in both films “Star Wars” and “Spirited Away”. The hero’s journey is a common storyline. The story is diverse every time but it ordinarily has the similar idea. Therefore it is called a monomyth. The hero’s journey comprises of three main stages: departure, initiation and return. During the departure, the hero is usually called to action and often refuses it. In the initiation, the hero goes through several trials, and the hardest one of them all, is when they are in ‘the belly of whale’, which is the lowest part of the storyline where the main character thinks that is the end of it all. Lastly, during the course of the return stage, the hero returns with a reward of some sort, and a new understanding. In the movie “Star Wars”, the main character Luke Skywalker, was working on his farm until all of a sudden, two droids…show more content…
Chihiro, the main character, and her family transfer to a new area. They come across an abandoned theme park, so Chihiro’s parents decide to explore. They smelled food, and they trailed the scent. Her parents began to eat the food like they’ve never seen food in their life. She starts to wander off, and when Chihiro comes back, she sees her parents have turned into pigs. She’s awfully confused as to what just ensued, and she tries to run back the way they came, but a great river had blocked the path. Chihiro collides into a boy called Haku, and he orders her to leave before it gets dark. She refuses until she finds her
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