Monday, July 30, 2007

188+ Stages of the Hero's Journey (Monomyth, Screenwriting) - Value of the Sword


The 188 phase Hero's Journey (Monomyth) is the templet upon which the huge bulk of successful narratives and Film Industry blockbusters are based upon. In fact, ALL of the 100s of Film Industry movies we have got deconstructed (see uniform resource locator below) are based on this 188+ phase template.

Understanding this templet is a precedence for narrative or screenwriters. This is the templet you must get the hang if you are to win in the craft.

[The nomenclature is most often metaphorical and uses to all successful narratives and screenplays, from The Godfather (1972) to Brokeback Mountain (2006) to Annie Hallway (1977) to Godhead of the Rings (2003) to Drugstore Cowboy (1989) to Thelma and Louise (1991) to Apocaplyse Now (1979)].


THE 188 phase HERO'S journey affects a figure of major phases, including:

a) The reaching from Another World into an Ordinary World.

b) The Ordinary Self, that have come up about as a consequence of being in the Ordinary World.

c) The encouragement from the Ordinary World into a New World.

d) The gradual dissolving of the Old Self.

e) The becoming of the New Self.

f) The thrusting away from the New Self and New World.

g) The confrontation with challenges.

h) The mastering of the Old and New Worlds and Selves.


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THE value OF seizing THE SWORD

The Seizing of the Sword is a critical phase of the Hero's Journey. The Sword is a tangible mental representation of a figure of intangible assetss and it is not seized without reason; there is intent in doing so.

One of the intangible assetss is that it stands for is Delaware jure credence into the New World and as a New Self.

In Dances with Wolves (1990), it is only after Toilet have partaken in the American bison Hunt and tasted the buffalo's bosom that he goes a fully accepted member of the village.

In Capone (1983), it is only when Tony takes over Frank's district that he goes a legitimate doper.

In The Godfather (1972), it is only after Michael marries Apollonia that he goes a de jure Sicilian.

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