Unit 2:

The Unlikely Hero

Why are traditional stories about the hero’s quest still relatable today?

Enduring Understandings of the Unit: 

  • All quest stories, even modern ones, develop aspects of the traditional quest.
  • Traditional plotlines of classical literature can be modernized to develop timeless themes. 
  • Heroes do not need to be knights in shining armor; in fact, they can be quite "unlikely". 

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