Hero 's Journey : ' Frozen '

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Hero 's Journey Analysis The movie, “Frozen” is an accurate example of ‘The Hero’s Journey’. Joseph Campbell defines this term as, “a hero ventures forth from the world of common day into a region of supernatural wonder: fabulous forces are there encountered and a decisive victory is won: the hero comes back from this mysterious adventure with the power to bestow boons on his fellow man”. The main character/s follow an occurring pattern that most characters develop and experience. This analysis will portray and examine the term ‘Hero’s Journey’ in the movie “Frozen”. The beginning and end of the story begins in the protagonists ‘ordinary world’. This is Arendelle, the kingdom where Anna and Elsa live. The major characters of this story are Anna, Elsa, Hans, Kristoff, Olaf, and the trolls. Anna, the youngest of the two princess sisters, lives with wealthy royal parents. As a child, Anna would play with her older sister Elsa, who has the ability to freeze, make it snow, and freeze things. One day, Elsa strikes Anna’s head internally with ice while playing and Anna almost dies. Anna is saved by magical trolls but has no recollection of the event as they were erased from her memory. As a result, Elsa must never use her powers in public or around her family because they are seen as evil. The girls parents later die in a terrible shipwreck and as a result, Elsa is left to control the kingdom. The “Call To Adventure” takes place at Elsa’s coronation, Anna falls in…

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