“ Recycled Themes ”
The Hero’s Journey
Please complete the following steps for your discussion post.
After you have completed the Unit 5 material and have considered the role of the hero in pop culture, consider following questions:
- What “recycled themes” are apparent in fictional or mythical hero stories? Give specific examples.
- Why do these recycled themes exist so often in these stories?
- How does the concept of the monomyth/Hero’s Journey and the other recycled themes in hero stories support or refute the theory of popular culture you wrote about in your Unit 2 assignment?
Please be sure to validate your opinions and ideas with citations and references in APA format.