THE CHALLENGE OF THE HERO’S JOURNEY. WARM-UP: Define stereotype. Think about the culture here at Strayer and list 4-5 stereotypes that you see exist. Record these in your spiral notebook. THE CHALLENGE OF THE HERO’S JOURNEY. Stereotypes found at Strayer : Jocks 2. 3. 4.
Define stereotype. Think about the culture here at Strayer and list 4-5 stereotypes that you see exist. Record these in your spiral notebook.
Stereotypes found at Strayer:
Now define “archetype.”
An archetype is a character, symbol, story pattern, or other element that is common to human experience across cultures. It is something seen in literature forthousands of years, regardless of area, culture, or language.
Examples of archetypes:
damsel in distress
Stage 1 = Departure
Stage 2 = Initiation
Stage 3 = Return
Task: with your neighbor(s), please complete the “Notes/Examples” column on pages 27 – 29 of SB charting Homer’s archetypal hero’s journey.
Select an archetype that you are familiar with or that was discussed in class yesterday. In your spiral notebook describe the archetype and list three books, movies, stories, poems, etc.. that represent the archetype you selected.
You may not choose the “hero” archetype.
Which indicates the order of the stages that a hero goes through in his/her journey as described by Joseph Campbell?
Initiation, Return, Departure
Departure, Return, Initiation
Departure, Initiation, Return
Initiation, Departure, Return
It is typically a character, symbol, or element of a story.
It is a judgment that is made based on someone’s characteristics.
It can be understood across cultures.
It can be understood across generations by both young and old.