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Special Birth

In the hero archetype we’ve been learning about in class, the hero usually has a special birth. Remember Paikea in the movie “Whale Rider,” and how her mother and twin brother died during her birth? This is a perect example of a special circumstance that connects the hero’s birth to her future path and challenges.

In this assignment you will write your hero’s special birth story.

The details and requirements for this assignment are posted to the right, under “Pages.” Click on “Special Birth Story Assignment” for all of the details.

When you are finished writing and editing, post your hero’s special birth story here. Click on the comments section below, copy your hero’s special birth story from Microsoft Word and paste it into the text box. When you have finished, hit publish then check the blog to make sure your writing was posted.

When you have finished publishing your own writing, comment on the writing of two of your peers as we outlined in class.

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