Essay about A Brief Note On The Road Of Trials

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Road of trials
After crossing the first threshold overcoming the belly of the whale, the hero go through the first stage in the ignition who is the road of trials . He go through many trials that he have to defeat in order to achieve a specific task . All through these tasks the hero gain power and knowledge . in addition the road of trials can be seen as an entry to a new world where the hero becomes more mature as mentioned by Campbell “Once having traversed the threshold, the hero moves in a dream landscape of curiously fluid, ambiguous forms, where he must survive a succession of trials” (Campbell, 1949, p.89) .
For my hero , oprah winfrey , she passes the road of trial as she changed various time her occupation and location of living in order to continue her dream . First she had to live her town and move to Tennessee to work on a Nashville radio station reading the news and then she became ten Nashville’s first African-American TV correspondent and the youngest person to co-anchor the news for WTVF, a CBS-affiliated television station. After this huge success she had to move once again to a new town which is Baltimore and later hosts the TV chat show People are Talking. And again she was relocates to Chicago to host her own morning show AM Chicago, which was renamed The Oprah Winfrey Show a year later . The road of trials is when the hero go through small tasks in order to continue his dream , and that what happened to oprah as she sacrifice her stability for a…

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