Unit 1:

The Quest

What are the common characteristics of “the quest”? What does the “hero’s journey” consist of?

Enduring Understandings of the Unit:

  • “The quest” and “heroic archetypes” can be used as devices to identify the central idea of a text. 
  • There are similarities and differences between traditional and modern heroes and their quests. 
  • “The quest”  and “heroic archetypes” can be used  as vehicles for analysis that can be applied to texts from the past to modern-day. 

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