Jackand the beanstalk a heros journey

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Jack and the Beanstalk – A Hero’s Journey Jack’s mother needed to pay the rent so she sent Jack to town to sell their cow for as much as he could get. Jack came to his first call to adventure in Joseph Campbell’s A Hero’s Journey, as he happily left on the mission at his mother’s request. Unfortunately, Jack was coerced into taking the easy way out when he met a man who offered him beans in trade for the cow. Jack really liked the beans the man offered him. Jack decided he would take the beans in trade for the cow. Jack skipped all the way home, barely able to contain his excitement about his beans. He was sure that his mother would be happy with his decision. Jack happily burst into the door of his home and told his mother what he had done. His mother was so upset she could barely speak. She snatched the “worthless” beans out of Jack’s hands and sent him to his room.
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Unformatted text preview: Crying hysterically, she tossed the beans out of the window. The next day, Jack woke up to a dark room. He could not understand why his room was so dark. He was sure daybreak had come. Inquisitively, Jack went to his window to see what was going on. To his surprise, he saw a huge beanstalk just outside of his window. He could not believe his eyes. Jack was extremely curious. He could not believe the beans the man had given him actually grew this huge beanstalk. Jack decided to explore the beanstalk to see how tall it really was. He set off climbing, and climbing, and climbing. It seemed like he was climbing forever. The beanstalk was Jack’s supernatural aid to begin Jack’s second call to adventure, as referenced in A Hero’s Journey....
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