The Journey Of Earth And Echo Essay

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The Journey of Earth to Echo Everyone says ‘curiosity kills the cat’, but they forget that the feeling of satisfaction can bring it back. Four best friends from Henry Gayden’s Earth to Echo (2014) knows this first hand when they did a journey of their own which would change their lives forever. Joseph Campbell’s Monomyth, or the hero’s journey is very noticeable in Echo. There are four sections of this cycle the four best friends experience; the call to adventure, supreme ordeal, transformation, and hero’s return. The call to adventure is when the story starts separating three parts of the ordinary world, calls the hero to adventure, and the refuse call. Three of the four friends Alex (Teo Halm), Tuck (Astro) and Munch (Reese C. Hartwig) were all living in the same neighborhood when everyone was moving because it was bought. Each kid had their own life; Alex was introduced as a foster kid who appreciates having a connection with someone because of moving from home-to-home, Tuck was the kid with the camera who liked to document his life on what was happening around them, and Munch was Tuck’s childhood friend who is scared of breaking the rules because of reason. They all go to the same school along with Emma (Ella Linnea Wahlestedt) who was the popular girl of the school and both Alex and Tuck had a crush on her; Tuck even lied that he and Emma kissed so she teases him about it. So this of course was the kids’ ordinary world or should say normal life.
Their journey starts…

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