The Hero’s Journey is a classic story-telling structure reflecting adventure, conflict and ultimately triumph over adversity. The symbolism of the journey is compelling as the themes contained in The Hero’s Journey show up in myths, folklore and stories across many different cultures and eras.
This class will explore the structure of the Hero’s Journey and why it remains as prevalent today in modern blockbusters (Harry Potter, Starwars, Lord of the Rings) as it was in the earliest stories of humankind.
The Hero’s Journey provides the blueprint for a cracking good story. But further to that, it provides us mere mortals with a map of how we can make sense of the challenges we face within our own lives.Read more →