The Archetype of the Hero:worksheet

You can use this chart to analyze any story (book, TV, movies). See how many of the elements you can find.

  • The Known World:
  • The Call to Adventure:
  • Separation through a Threshold:
  • Aided by a Mentor:
  • The Tests and Trials:
  • Death and Transformation in the Underworld (The Belly of the Whale):
  • Return with a Boon (a really good thing):

Tonio Favetta is the author of Falling From the Ground, a Y/A SciFi adventure. He also teaches high school English.

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