Archetypes In The Worn Path

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The worn path is a story about an elderly woman who upon her journey to a town to get medicine for her grandson encounters many things from scurry bushes, threatening hunters barbed wire blockades, to many animals. Phoenix is a hero because she has a goal, she is neither a fool nor invisible and she is obscure and mysterious. Although Phoenix’s memory is very rusty she has one goal to get medicine for her grandson. This proves she’s a hero in many ways as it's one of the archetypes for hero’s. To have a goal. That along with she is a between 70 to 90 year old lady going along a somewhat dangerous route proves she is determined. Phoenix also faces many challenges in her wake to the town she even falls in a ditch. She encounters a barb wired

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