Tagged: JCF

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Heroes Make Mistakes Too

Brandon Davis writes for the website Comic Book about the Marvel superhero Thor and his flawed journey. This article (which contains spoilers on the movie Avengers: Infinity War), explains how the God of Thunder...

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A Hero’s Journey Through Depression

Leah Schnelbach writes for the website Tor about the heroic journey in Ursula Le Guin’s new book, The Farthest Shore. According to Schnelbach, Le Guin’s book talks about depression in a true and reassuring way, engaging...

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The Journey of the Entrepreneur

Aytekin Tank writes for Tech In Asia about start-ups, and how their stories also follow the Hero’s Journey. Tank evokes Joseph Campbell’s teaching and lays out a condensed version of the Hero’s Journey to explain...

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Jean Campbell Shares Some Wisdom

Fred Topel writes for the website Slash Film about the 1988 film Willow and how Joseph Campbell’s wife inspired one of the film’s iconic lines! Director Ron Howard tells that screenwriter Bob Dolman and him...

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Richard Stromer – A Lecture on Campbell

Gloria Merrill writes for El Cerrito Patch about Richard Stromer, student of mythology with a doctorate in Mythological Studies from Pacifica Graduate Institute. Dr. Stromer is a longtime enthusiast of Joseph Campbell and his work, and gave...

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Heroines Today, a Mythical Discussion

Princess Weekes writes for The Mary Sue about the 2018 Feminist Mash Up, an event about the feminine in comics and super-hero movies. Weekes promotes the night of movie-watching and theory-discussing with enthusiasm, comparing it...

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The Journey to Self-Discovery

S. E. Williams writes about Dr. Queen Shamala Sykes and her new book, Blackbutterfly Soul Song. Williams praises Queen Shamala’s book, which delves deep into her journey through searching the meaning of life. The book culminates...

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Luke, a Modern Odysseus

Steve Persall writes for the Center for Story and Symbol about the Star Wars saga and Luke Skywalker, a mythical character that resonates with us all. Not long before the premiere of Star Wars Episode 1: The...

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A Mythical Saga

Colin Marshall writes for Open Culture about the Star Wars saga, its’ critics and the importance of the mythic journey. The article explain that though some may say that the films fall into cliches...

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Forget Fear, Find Bliss

The etherial website Faena Aleph published an article about Joseph Campbell and how to Follow Your Bliss. According to the text, Campbell would always advice his students to cling onto whatever made them happy,...