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How Far Along The Hero's Journey Are You?

We are able to superimpose Perseus' story over Joseph Campbell's Hero's Journey. So are you like Perseus? Are you a true hero?

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  1. Can you call yourself a hero? Check off all that apply.

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    You are the son of Jupiter
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    Despite this, your childhood was fairly normal and you grew up on Seriphos (Ordinary World)
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    You pissed off Polydectus by refusing to let him marry your mother, so he engineered a fake wedding. He knew you were poor and couldn't afford to buy him a wedding present, and when you didn't, he pretended to be furious.
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    You had a heated discussion with Polydectus which eventually ended up with you agreeing to get Medusa's head as a wedding gift for him? (Call to Adventure and Refusal of Call)
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    Did Athena and Hermes give you tools for your quest? Do you own winged sandals and the sickle of Cronos? (Meeting the Mentor)
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    Did you venture into the cave of the grey-eyed women? (Crossing the Threshold)
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    You slayed Medusa and turned Atlas to Stone (Tests, Allies, Enemies)
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    You met a woman named Andromeda and decided to save her life (Approach)
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    You were "left witless" at the sight of Andromeda (Death)
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    You killed the ferocious sea beast (Ordeal)
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    You realized your Godly status as your parents claimed you as their own (Rebirth)
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    After you saved Andromeda, the Gods all applauded for you (Reward)
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    You found and killed your granddad on your way back home (Road Back)
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    You made a magnificent offering to the gods and built an altar for Minerva, Jove, and for Mercury when you returned home (Resurrection)
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