Wreck It Ralph

Hero's Journey

Hero's journey.

Joseph Campbell applied the 14 stages to the hero's journey. i will now apply them to Wreck It Ralph

home culture

In this photo they state the protagonist home. Ralph doesn't have a home like the other players, he lives in the garbage.

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The call to adventure is the second stage used. To call to adventure is when you make someone feel restless with the constraints of his/her life.

Refusal of the call

Refusal of the call is when the hero feels the need to run away even though he might face danger.

Meeting with the mentor.

Meeting with the mentor is when the hero bumps into with a person who helps him with his journey

CROSSING THE THRESHOLD.

Crossing the threshold is when the hero decides to enter a new world with unknown rules.

When the hero is tested and  sorts out allegiances in the Special World.

Approach

Approach is when the new found allies team up together to for a major challenge. The major challenge Ralph had to do was team up with Penelope to win the race.

Near the middle of the story, the hero enters a central space in the Special World and confronts death or faces his or her greatest fear. Out of the moment of death comes a new life

The hero takes possession of the treasure won by facing death. There may be celebration, but there is also danger of losing the treasure again.

The hero takes possession of the treasure won by facing death. There may be celebration, but there is also danger of losing the treasure again.

the road back.

About three-fourths of the way through the story, the hero is driven to complete the adventure, leaving the Special World to be sure the treasure is brought home. Often a chase scene signals the urgency and danger of the mission.

THE RESURRECTION. At the climax, the hero is severely tested once more on the threshold of home. He or she is purified by a last sacrifice, another moment of death and rebirth, but on a higher and more complete level. By the hero’s action, the polarities that were in conflict at the beginning are finally resolved.

Ralph ends up going back to Fix It Felix and everyone gets along.

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