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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 Campbell really saying is endless in terms of its process?
2. Who was conceived under supernatural circumstances but ruled with a strong connection to the real world?
3. Every individual member of the human race has a responsibility to become a __________.
4. What is one way, Campbell suggests, humans can use to separate themselves from their outer layers and connect with spirit?
5. The man-hero needs to go on a quest for the identity of his __________.
Short Essay Questions
1. Summarize "Transformations of the Hero" and "The Primordial Hero and the Human."
2. Describe the content of "Childhood of the Human Hero."
3. What is the end of the life in the universe portrayed as in this section?
4. Summarize "The Crossing of the Return Threshold."
5. Summarize "The Matrix of Destiny."
6. What does Campbell stress about the idea of symbols?
7. Summarize "Out of the Void - Space."
8. What does Campbell suggest every individual member of the human race has a responsibility to do?
9. What does Campbell say happens when the poetry of myth is interpreted as biography, history, or science?
10. What does Campbell do in "The Keys"?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The idea of the woman as the temptress doesn't always satisfy those who consider themselves to be feminists.
Part 1: Define what Campbell means by the "woman as the temptress."
Part 2: Is this idea disrespectful of women? Why or why not?
Part 3: Why is this section included as a part of the Hero's Journey?
Essay Topic 2
The encouragement of the Hero by someone older and wiser seems to be a necessary part of the Hero's journey as well.
Part 1: Describe the step of the Hero's Journey in which the wise old man or woman comes to help.
Part 2: Why is it necessary for the Hero to have this help?
Part 3: Give at least 2 examples of wise old people that have helped heroes along the way of their journey.
Essay Topic 3
Take one myth you recall from the book or from your childhood to answer the following questions.
Part 1: Describe the story or myth you have chosen.
Part 2: Describe how the Hero goes on the journey.
Part 3: What is the importance of this myth for those who read it?
This section contains 630 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)