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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the simple answer to why the Hero would want to return to a world after his journey?
2. The world ________ is also _______.
3. What is Campbell really saying is endless in terms of its process?
4. The _______ exists in the conscious; the conscious opens itself to the sub-conscious.
5. The man-hero must break the tyrant's control and relate his spiritual ________.
Short Essay Questions
1. Over time, what has happened to core myths, according to Campbell?
2. What is death portrayed as, according to Campbell?
3. What does Campbell say happens when the poetry of myth is interpreted as biography, history, or science?
4. Campbell goes into detail about the relationship between what two things?
5. What is the "universal round"?
6. Summarize "Transformations of the Hero" and "The Primordial Hero and the Human."
7. Summarize "The Matrix of Destiny."
8. Where is the place of the Hero's birth?
9. Summarize "The Crossing of the Return Threshold."
10. What does the "Shape-shifter" point out?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The reluctance of the Hero is something all of us can understand.
Part 1: Describe the idea of the Hero's reluctance to be a hero.
Part 2: What is the significance of this reluctance?
Part 3: Describe at least 2 examples of stories in which the Hero is reluctant.
Essay Topic 2
The idea of the atonement of the father is the one section that seems to confuse readers.
Part 1: How does Campbell describe the idea of "atonement with the father"?
Part 2: How do you define this idea as it relates to your life? Why do you choose the definition you do?
Part 3: Why do you think Campbell chose the idea of the "father" as opposed to the mother?
Essay Topic 3
The idea that the Hero needing to be rescued from his journey is a surprising one to some readers.
Part 1: Describe the idea of the "Rescue from Without."
Part 2: Why is this section a necessary part of the description of the Hero's Journey?
Part 3: In showing that even heroes need to be rescued, what does this seem to say about the idea of a Hero?
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