The hero journey is not really about how you have to change your life so that you become something you never were before. It is about becoming who you truly are.
In Joe Versus The Volcano, the hero in Joe—Joe’s authentic self—had gone into hiding because Joe was afraid.
How Joe Became Afraid
We find out in the session with Dr. Ellison that Joe had worked in the fire department. He left the fire department because he didn’t feel good. Dr. Ellison diagnoses Joe’s problem this way. Read more…
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What do you do when those you trust let you down? A Christmas Story also demonstrates how the adult world betrays young Ralphie’s trust.
There are two specific moments of betrayal in the movie. Both involve shattering of a belief perpetrated by the adult world on trusting children who don’t know any better. Read more…
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