S: Paper Towns by: John Green
FC: Paper Towns and the Monomyth | by: Trinty Eddleman
1: The call to adventure in Paper Towns is when Margo Roth Spiegelman shows up at Quentin Jacobsen's window asking him to drive her around. "well i need your moms car." Margo notes when Quentin asks her why she is there. Her showing up at his window starts his adventure because it pulls him out of his normal life as he knows it. (Green 24-25)
3: ; | The refusal of the call in Paper Towns is after Margo asks Quentin to drive her he says no because hes afraid of getting in trouble. "No i wont help. Cant you inlist some of your underlings to drive you around? (Green 26)
4: The super natural aid in paper towns is when "Q" meets with Margos parents after she leaves. And finds out that sometimes when she leaves she leaves clues to her where-abouts. because with out this he wouldn't have known to be aware of any clues she might leave.
5: Crossing the first threshold is when he agrees to drive Margo on her Adventure around town. This is the crossing of the threshold because its the first step of him coming out of life as he knows it and into the new world(green 27).
6: The belly of the whale in paper towns is on prom night instead of being with his friends he goes alone to the mini-mall to just sit and think about Margo.
7: The road of trials in paper towns includes; when he finds the clues from Margo, blackmailing Jason Worthington, searching the minimalls for Margo to find clues, and the road trip to Agloe.NY. these are all trials he had to go threw to complete his journey and to find himself.
8: Meeting with the Goddess the meeting with the goddess in paper towns is when Quentin meets with his teacher Dr. Holden to discuss the poem Margo left for him because shes smart and has already read and understands the poem.
9: Temptation from the true path. temptation from the true path would be when Quentin is about to give up with looking for Margo because everyone is tired of him talking about her non-stop. this is this temptation because his mission is to find Margo.
10: Atonement with the father. Atonement with the father is when "Q" talks with the detective to discuss Margos where abouts. this is the atonement with the father because Quentin had to hear what the policeman had to say so he could understand the differences between him and Margo.
11: Apotheosis Quentins apotheosis is when he realizes that he cant be like Margo he will never be Margo. Hes his own person, he strong and hes courageous. He already has his whole life planned normally; go to college, graduate get married. Everything is planned thats just who he is. even though he loves Margo he cant go with her down her path because there different people and want different things.
12: Refusal of the return Refusal of the Return is after "Q" finds Margo he doesn't want to leave her because he loves her and he would rather be there living in terrible conditions than be without her.
13: The master of both worlds would be when Quentin has to leave Margo so they can both move on with there lives. he is the master of both worlds because he knows he has to go back and he will be fine when he goes back and he is fine leaving Margo because he knows thats the way it has to be and he will see her again soon.