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Copy of A Hero's Journey: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
Transcript of Copy of A Hero's Journey: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
- Joseph Campbell
What is a monomyth
A Hero's Journey:
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
1. cover page
2. table of contents
3. what is the monomyth
4. what is a myth
6. the call to adventure
7. refusal to call
8. answering the call
9. guide or mentor
12. threshold guardians
Table of Contents
13. initiation/ road of trials
14. meeting with the Goddess
16. night or sea journey
17. dragon battle
19. ultimate boon
20. crossing the return threshold
22. Source page
Table of contents
"Mythologies are metaphors that provide us with symbols of life we long to experience. -Milum
What is a myth
When Lucy, the youngest of the Pevensie children discovers the unknown world is the beginning of their adventure. "Next moment she found that what was rubbing againasst her face and hands was no longer soft fur but something hard and prickly." -Lewis pg. 8
The cal to adventure
When Lucy returns from Narnia she begins to tell the other children about her experience. But her brothers and sister make a mockery of her. " Don't be silly Lucy," said Susan -Lewis pg. 25
Refusal to the Call
Lucy decides to reenter Narnia through the wardrobe and decides to follow a bit curious. When Edmun comes back thriugh he begs for his brother and sisters to follow him and believe because the White Witch puts a curse upon Edmund in which makes him! Don't forget.'" -Lewis pg. 41
Answering the call
Aslan and Father Christmas guide and mentor the children through the journey with words of wisdom and special gifts. To help in times of trouble. " These are your presents and they are tools not toys." - Lewis pg.108
Guide or Mentor
Joseph Campbell is the leader of the monomyth history and study.
mythology is the prominent name of work.
"Myths must be kept alive. The people who can keep it alive are artists of one kind another. The function of the artist is the mythologization of the enviroment and the world." -Joseph Campbell
Peter recieves a sword which will be used as his talisman, which is an item that has meaning to the hero. "Peter has drawn his sword out of its sheath." -Lewis pg. 109
Peter; the hero is accompanied by his brother and two sisters. Along with many other helpers during his journey.
The fuan, Tumnus tries to warn Lucy that the White Witch is gong to imprison the children, so she can continue to rule. " 'I am a kidnapper for her,' said Tumnus" -Lewis pg. 19
Road of Trials
Peter has the challenge of trying to save his brother from the witch. While worrying about saving Narnia. " ' You may be glad enough o it befroe you taste bread again, ' said the witch." -Lewis pg. 112
Meeting with the Goddess
Three of the children will meet Aslan unexpectedly with noise to the side, the three children turn and look they're are looking in awe. "Aslan stood in the center of a crowd of creatures who grouped themselves round him the shape of a half-moon."
- Lewis pg. 126
As the witch's tricks start to fall into place. Edmund begins to betray his family to try and reach the witch to receive the delicious turkis delight. "Tie the hands of the human creature behind it and keep hold of the rope." - Lewis pg. 119
Night sea or Journey
Soon after dinner the beavers and the children realize that Edmund is missing. They don't have time to wait they leave immediately in search of Aslan before the Witch does. The beavers lead the group to a cave where beavers use to stay hidden and they can sleep for a few hours. " It's an old hiding-place for beavers in bad times." -Lewis pg. 104
While Peter is talking with Aslan they hear Susan's horn blow and rush to her rescue. " He rushed straight up to the monster and aimed a slash of his sword at its side."
-Lewis pg. 131
After the battle with the Witch, Aslan decided to crown Peter and the other children. For his worthy, noble actions. " Aslan solemnly crowned them and led them to the four thrones." - Lewis pg. 181
The return Threshold
The children reign long faithfully, making new laws and keeping Narnia peaceful. In search of the White Stag the children fall upon the lamppost and find themselves falling upon the empty room out of the wardrbe. " Before they noticed they were maiking their way not through branches but through coats." -Lewis pg. 187
The four children of the Pevensie family are brought to a professor's home. Through hiding from the house keeper they fall upon this unknown world through a wardrobe. The unknown world, Narnia brings upon many challenges along with the "great Lion," Aslan sacrificing his life and resurrecting. Through battles with the White Witch the children become noble Kings and Queens of Narnia and reign for many years, until adulthood. Whie searching for a White Stag the fall upn the wardorbe once more and re-enter the reality.
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