Monday, 6 October 2014
Cars - A Hero's Journey
The ordinary world to the hero is the world of racing.
The Call to Adventure:
Hero's world is suddenly changed when he falls off the back of his lorry and ends up in Radiator Springs.
Refusal to the Call:
Wants to get back to his world of racing.
Meeting the Mentor:
Meets Doc Hudson, who he realizes is the Hudson Hornet, a famous racer.
Crossing the Threshold:
Commits to staying to fix the damage he caused.
Tests, Allies and Enemies:
Forms friendships with the people in the town and is tested by Doc Hudson.
Being trained on a dirt track to try and get better at racing.
The Ordeal (Death and Rebirth):
Finishes fixing the road, but gains a new respect for the town and the people who live there.
The friendship of the town.
The Road Back:
The championship race, now has the support of his new friends as his new pit crew.
When he could win the race he stops and goes back to push Weathers over the finish line so he can finish his last race.
Starts up his headquarters in the town to bring tourists back to the town and save it.