Hero's Quest Analysis

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The mythological theme of the Hero’s Quest is very prominent throughout the story in Going Bovine. The entire story follows the basic principles and checkpoints found in every story involving a hero’s quest as outlined in Joseph Campbell’s book, The Hero With a Thousand Faces. The book starts with the common everyday world, a call to adventure, a refusal of the call, and the meeting of mentor to prepare Cameron for his quest to save the world as we know it. It continues along the rest of the checkpoints, holding on the tests for the hero, and his approach to the end of his quest and a final battle with the dreaded evil; The Wizard. The last parts of the classic Hero’s Quest, that include the resolution to the story come quickly and right

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