c1-4_notes_HTRLLAP_Chapters_1-4_Notes - How to Read Literature Like a Professor Chapters 1-4 Notes Chapter 1 Every Trip is a Quest(Except When It's Not

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How to Read Literature Like a Professor Chapters 1-4 Notes Chapter 1: Every Trip is a Quest (Except When It's Not) Elements of a Quest A quester A place to go A stated reason to go there Challenges/difficulticies along the way The real reason to go there(always some form of self-knowledge) Example - Lord of the Rings 1. Frodo Baggins 2. Mount Doom 3. Frodo must destroy the ____Ring_____ of Sauron 4. ____Orcs______ , the ring’s possessive powers, Gollum, corrupted men and other creatures trying ____to steal______ the ring, etc. 5. Frodo gains his _____independence_____ and finds a _____purpose_____ in life (finishes Bilbo’sbook, moves with the elves); strengthens _____friendship_____ with hobbits and other creatures. What quest examples can you think of? Hercules Remember, “The real reason for a quest is always _____Self-knowledge_____ .” (p. 3) Use this space to record notes from the YouTube video -The hero begins in a place they do not want to be. -Someone or something tells the hero about the adventure. -The hero crosses into a new world. -The hero goes on an adventure, learning new skills and meeting new people. -The real reason for a quest is self-knowledge.

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