Ms. Gokturk DUE:
Independent Film Assignment
View one or more films that present a hero on a heroic
journey. Answer the questions below in
essay format. Please submit your final draft to turnitin.com by the due date.
qualities does the hero possess that make him/her heroic?
if at all, does he/she deviate from the Greek Hero definition?
the HEROIC JOURNEY as a guideline, map out the hero’s journey. Be sure to
provide details which explain each part clearly.
role does outside intervention (supernatural, wised elder, witch, etc.)
play in allowing the hero to be successful in his quest? Would the hero
have been successful on his/her own?
hero’s journey can be seen either as an adventure or as a psychological
journey. How can your hero story be
interpreted to reveal archetypes?
Fantasy: Lord of the Rings, Willow, Labyrinth, Never Ending Story, Wizard
of Oz, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
Star Wars, Star Trek, Back to the Future, Cocoon, Mad Max, The
Romantic Hero: Indiana Jones, Romancing the Stone, Troy
Die Hard, Terminator
Superman, Spiderman, Xmen, Fantastic Four, Hancock,
Iron Man, The Hulk, Bolt
Animation: Meet the Robinsons, The Incredibles, Hercules