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Readers Respond: How does the hero's journey help you in your reading or writing?

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Understanding the hero's journey can help you ace literature class or creative writing class. Whether you're the reader or the writer, the hero's journey is important to master. How do you use the hero's journey in your studies?

Never thought of that!

What an ingenious way to improve your understanding of literature! It might not work for some of what passes for modern literature and doesn't follow mythic structure, but for most of the classics, it will work every time. Vogler's book is a keeper in so many ways.


When I am working on the most general outline of a story, the elements of the hero's journey must be present or I know the story will be incomplete.

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