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STAGE I Call to adventure --some new threat or challenge appears in the protagonist's community.
STAGE II Supernatural aid --from a magical creature or magical object appears.
STAGE III Confrontation --The hero confronts the threshhold of danger, often a guardian or villain, that thrwarts him.
STAGE IV Education --Aid comes from a helper and/or mentor figures to show him how to bypass challenges and temptations.
STAGE V Revelation --The hero experiences revelation--often in the form of an abyss or a symbolic death and rebirth.
STAGE VI Resurrection --The hero is transformed, resurrected, or somehow makes atonment, often receiving a concrete or abstract gift from a divine source like a god or goddess-figure
STAGE VII Return --The hero returns home. Once there, he re-establishes order or peace, often becoming a new ruler.
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mythology ( countable and uncountable , plural mythologies )
is the academic and scholastic study of myths (stories considered greatly exaggerated and modified over time). Sigmund Freud suggested that myths are similar to dreams in that they contain hidden meaning which can throw light on the cultures from which the myths (which in some cases dreams recorded as myths) came from can highlight the society and culture .