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Brief background: The Bachelor

To continue our discussion, you’ll need to comment on your notes; focus on the concepts of Frankenbyting, stock stereotypes, and any constructive meaning to the show.  Also include some discussion of the rather excellent example of tone and control cut together by the group.

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Brief background: Laguna Beach

And here is a copy of my version of the archetypal hero’s journey, or monomyth (click for the full-sized version):

Joseph Campbell's Monomyth

Monomyth Key

Continue the class discussion on heroes, hero worship, and the archetypal journey in the comments section below.  (On a side note, I think this show, or at least its spin-off, eventually did produce a real Creature of the Nightmare.)

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