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The Hero's Quest Film Assignment

DUE: MONDAY, AUGUST 18

Today we began reading Freak the Mighty and discussed how the idea of the "hero's quest" story structure will play into the novel. After watching the following video, we discussed the hero's quest film assignment. 


What trials unite not only Harry Potter or Frodo Baggins but many of literature's most interesting heroes? And what do ordinary people have in common with these literary heroes? Matthew Winkler takes us step-by-step through the crucial events that make or break a hero.


Click the image to the left to download a copy of the "Hero's Quest" film study assignment sheet. If you want to type your answers, you can download this and type directly into the PDF (in the purple boxes).

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