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The Hero with a Thousand Faces - Part 1: Chapter 1, Sections 1, 2 and 3 Summary & Analysis

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Part 1: Chapter 1, Sections 1, 2 and 3 Summary and Analysis

"The Adventure of the Hero" - "Departure" - "The Call to Adventure" Campbell begins this section by relaying the first part of the fairy tale The Frog Prince in which a princess playing with a golden ball by a bottomless pond in a dark forest accidentally drops the ball into the pond. Her despair at losing her plaything is eased by the appearance of a frog, which offers to rescue the ball for her, as long as the princess gives him whatever he asks. The princess, desperate for her ball, agrees. The frog dives down, retrieves the ball, brings it to the surface, gives it to the grateful princess and demands that for his reward, he be taken into the palace with her and be treated as a human being, as her best...

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