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The Hero's Journey (Monomyth) is the template upon which the vast majority of successful stories and Hollywood blockbusters are based upon. In fact Series [spam] One Tree Hill complete series Series [spam] Daria boxset Family Guy [spam], ALL of the hundreds of Hollywood movies we have deconstructed (see URL below) are based on this 188+ stage template.Understanding this template is a priority for story or screenwriters. This is the template you must master if you are to succeed in the craft.[The terminology is most often metaphoric and applies to all successful stories and screenplays One Tree Hill series [spam] Daria [spam], from The Godfather (1972) to Brokeback Mountain (2006) to Annie Hall (1977) to Lord of the Rings (2003) to Drugstore Cowboy (1989) to Thelma and Louise (1991) to Apocaplyse Now (1979)].THERE IS ONLY ONE STORYTHE HERO'S JOURNEY:a) Attempts to tap into unconscious expectations the audience has regarding what a story is and how it should be told.b) Gives the writer more structural elements than simply three or four acts Desperate Housewives 1 to 6, plot points House MD - complete collection Hustle series [spam] collection Star Trek Enterprise [spam] series Star Trek Voyager [spam] complete, mid point and so on.c) Gives you a tangible process for building and releasing dissonance (establishing and achieving catharses, of which there are usually four).d) Gives you a universal structural template upon which you can superimpose your situational story. This is why stories such as Alien (1979) [spam] box set, Gladiator (2000) Insanity 60 days total body conditioning 13 [spam] [spam] full box sets, Midnight Cowboy (1969), American Beauty (1999), The Graduate (1967) and many others (all deconstructed at the URL below) appear to be different but are all constructed Series [spam] Fringe - complete collection, almost sequence by sequence, in the same way.and more...*****Hero's Journey: Shape Shifter*****A battle between the hero and shape shifter occurs Hustle [spam] complete series One Tree Hill [spam] 1-7, in which both the hero's superiority and the shape shifter's threat is made explicit. In The Maltese Falcon (1939) Nip/Tuck box set complete, Sam knocks out Cairo.

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