Group 3: The Hero’s Journey in Film
Essential Questions: What are the most significant and historical films that depict a version of the hero’s journey? Why are they significant? Who says they are significant? How does your hero and comic relate directly to The Odyssey?
- Choose one film for each member in your group.
- Analyze your film for the hero’s journey elements. Draw clear parallels between your chosen film, The Odyssey and the hero’s journey.
- Clearly explain to your audience the heroic elements of the main character.
- One person must explain the classic American cowboy archetype in film and how it mirrors the hero’s tale as we know it from The Odyssey.