This 35 slide powerpoint teaches your students the stages of the Jospeh Campbell Hero Quest Pattern, using relevant examples from books and films that they know and love. Once the students understand the pattern, they are able to identify and analyze plot and characters at a deeper level. Students love learning this literay concept and applying it to the novels you are teaching. Asking a question about the Hero Quest Pattern on tests or as an essay prompt generates interesting and well written responses from your students. When students are interested in a subject, they read and write at a much higher level.
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