Illness and the hero's journey: still ourselves and more?

Hutchinson, Tom A.
May 2000
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;5/30/2000, Vol. 162 Issue 11, p1597
Academic Journal
Compares how living with a chronic or life-threatening illness is similar to the hero's journey in literature. The series of predictable sequences in the hero's journey; How the hero myth is the template for human growth and development.


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