Pick a contemporary story in the form of a novel, movie, or video game that is inspired by a mythological epic or hero’s quest.
Create an 8- to 10-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation with detailed speaker notes about the contemporary hero’s
or heroine’s quest. Refer to the University of Phoenix Material “Help With Microsoft® PowerPoint® Assignments” for additional help.
Include the following in your presentation:
description of the plight of the main character–the feat(s) he or she
must execute for the benefit of society in the face of challenges
- The villain, his or her characteristics, and role in the hero’s quest
- Other archetypes within the story and a brief description of their roles in the hero’s quest
- Detailed description of each stage of the hero’s quest: initiation, separation, transformation, and return
about the mythological and cultural origins of the story; explain
parallels between the myth(s) and the contemporary story it inspired
of any mythological symbolism, metaphors, and attributes pertinent to
the story. What real life elements might these items represent?
of the conflicts between personal desires and community responsibility
represented in the myth and the contemporary story
- Relate these to the conflicts and choices ordinary humans struggle with.
- Explain why these conflicts retain relevance through the ages.
Include citations and references throughout your assignment. APA formatting is preferred but not required.
Submit your assignment.