S: The Karate Kid
1: Stages of Hero's Journey 1.Ordinary World 2. Call to Adventure 3. Refusal Of the Call 4. Meeting with the Mentor 5. Crossing the First Threshold 6. Tests, Allies, Enemies 7. Approach 8.Ordeal 9. Reward 10. The Road Back 11. Resurrection 12. Return with Elixir
2: Ordinary World Dre and his mom just move to China because of his mom's job, Dre is miserable. He has a hard time adjusting to China. he doesn't like it there at all. he gets beat up numerous times by a group of Chinese boys. This fits in with the ordinary world because this is Dre before he knows kung fu and changes within his self.
3: Call to Adventure When Hon saves Dre from getting beat up by the group of Chinese boys, they go to them to make peace , but the leader won't do it without a fight . So hon proposes the tournament fight so Dre will have time to train. This is the call to Adventure because Dre is called to fight in the tournament.
4: Refusal of the Call Dre is terrified when hon tells him the idea. Since Dre doesn't kow how to fight he thinks he will just get beat up in the tournament. he then realizes that the only way to earn respect is to fight.
5: Meeting with the Mentor Dre Meets with hon the next day to start training. hon makes him go through a different kind of training that Dre isn't so sure of yet. Once Dre gets the concept of the training he really like it, and applies his training to his life and finds where he belongs and who he really is.
6: Tests, Allies, Enemies Tests: Training with Mr. Hon Allies: Mr.Hon, Dre's mom, and the girl he likes Enemies: The group of Chinese boys
7: Approach When Dre and the girl he likes skip school, she gets a call from her father saying that her audition was changed. So she goes to the audition and Dre races there since he promised her he would | be there no matter what. After she tells him that they can no longer be friends and the he his bad for her. Dre is then sad and goes to see Mr. Hon where they work out there problems together using kung fu. This is a set back for Dre and he may rethink who he is and why he is training for the tournament in the first place.
8: Ordeal In the semi final round Dre fights one of the kids thats in his group of enemies. There teacher tells him to wound Dre. The kid punches Dre in the leg over and over again until Dre can barley walk on it, it is badly bruised and he no longer knows if he can fight anymore.
9: Reward When in the locker room, Dre decides that he wants to finish the fight because he doesn't want to be scared anymore, and over come his fears for once and for all. This is his reward because he over comes his fears and becomes a better person within his self.
10: The Road Back Hon heals Dre's leg so he can fight in the final round, Dre comes out of the locker room and starts toe final round of the tournament. He is applying what Mr. Hon taught him to his fighting.
11: Resurrection When Dre almost beats Chaun in the final round, he goes to meet with hos teacher and tells him to break Dre's leg and to give him no mercy. The fight starts again and Chaun breaks Dre's leg. Dre doesn't know if he can get up and fight, but he finds the will to and gets up to fight.
12: Return with Elixir Dre wins the fight with a special backflip kick. He earns the respect he wanted to gain and the boys choose to bow to Dre and Mr. Hon. They become friends and everyone is happy. Through kung fu Dre learned how to deal with his inner feelings and most important to not be afraid anymore.