Supernatural and the Hero's Journey

Room 504 - Reel Heroes Film Series

Sunday July 2, 2017 - 3:30 pm to 4:20 pm

The first five seasons of Supernatural have often been called "storytelling perfection." What can we learn about successful narrative structure (e.g., plot and character development) by examining the first five seasons of Supernatural? Can this critically-acclaimed story arc claim the monomyth (The Hero’s Journey) as its foundation? Or has the “Hero” as we know it changed? If so, how do Sam and Dean Winchester fit or break the Heroic mold?