The Hero’s Journey

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Every Hollywood blockbuster follows a similar formula. Here a student put together an awesome short which highlights the fundamental structure of stories with heroes.

Since the beginning of time people are fascinated by stories of hero’s. But did you know there is a fundamental structure that’s lies beneath all these tales of fantasy. Joseph Campbell, a famous mythologist, was the first to discover similarities within all ancient myths. He called it the Monomyth. According to him there are 17 stages in which every hero has to walk through one way or the other.

The Hero's Journey from Iskander Krayenbosch on Vimeo.

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