Tagged: Joseph Campbell

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The Heroine as the Modern Goddess

Princess Weekes recently published an article for The Mary Sue about a Feminist Film Event that centered around the development and growth of our female heroines and villains and how their presence impacts our personal,...

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Entering the Cave of the Unknown

Author, Leia Marie Faith, of the Pueblo Chieftain, writes on stepping out of comfort zones and stepping into the cave of the unknown — a journey taking us within to seek the hidden treasures...

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AQUAMAN’s Hero’s Journey

Revenge of the Fans covered the building hype around the AQUAMAN film and the weight that director James Wan placed on the protagonist having his own Hero’s Journey. DC Entertainment has been making headway...

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Eminem Through The Hero’s Journey

Paul Taylor writes a series of articles for the website LemonWire, analyzing the life of rapper Eminem, also known as Marshall Mathers, through the lens of Joseph Campbell’s Hero’s Journey. According to these articles, Eminem’s...

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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...