Friday, February 27, 2009

Monomyth - Joseph Campbell

Also commonly known as "The Hero's Journey".
  • Departure (or Separation)
    1. The Call to Adventure
    2. Refusal of the Call
    3. Supernatural Aid
    4. The Crossing of the First Threshold
    5. Belly of the Whale (Trials)
  • Initiation
    1. The Road of Trials
    2. Mother as Goddess
    3. Woman as Temptress
    4. Atonement with the Father
    5. Apotheosis
    6. The Ultimate Boon
  • Return
    1. Refusal of the Return
    2. The Magic Flight
    3. Rescue from Without
    4. The Crossing of the Return Threshold
    5. Master of Two Worlds
    6. Freedom to Live
Wikipedia article on Monomyth
Website that analyzes movies using Monomyth framework

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