Is Katniss’ journey in The Hunger Games another version of the Hero’s Journey? Is that why the Hunger Games is so captivating? Joseph Campbell identified the pattern that he entitled the hero's journey in a variety of media. It can be found today in mythology, literature, movies, television and much more. A great summary of the hero's journey can be found here: http://www.thewritersjourney.com/hero's_journey.htm
Using your knowledge of the hero's journey and based on the events in The Hunger Games, students complete the attached chart.
Can be adapted for almost any adventure novel or story.