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Campbell's Power of Myth Chapter 5

          A documentary composed six                                        Joseph John Campbell was an                                 The Hero's Journey is an archetypal  
          one-hour conversations between                                   American mythologist, writer and                              story pattern, common in ancient
          mythologist Joseph Campbell                                         lecturer.                                                                    story pattern, common in ancient
          and journalist Bill Moyers.                                                                                                                                myths as well as modern day adventure.    
   In the course of a journey the individual faces challenges, dangers and temptations, all of which he overcomes to return, as a hero, with the object of his quest.