Writing Your Own Hero's Tale
Have students write their own hero's tale about themselves. How has their lives followed the path of the Hero as described in Campbell's book?
A Favorite Myth
Have students share with the class their own favorite myths, what the myth means to them and where they first heard the myth.
The Play is the Thing...
Have students form groups and act out a particular myth mentioned in this book. The audience who watches should look to see what other meanings they can find from watching instead of reading this myth.
The Power of Myth
A very compelling movie with Joseph Campbell and Bill Moyers, "The Power of Myth" allows students to watch Campbell talk about his favorite myths and their meanings. Have students watch this film on their own or in class.
Jung and Archetypes
Have students research Jung on their own and...
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