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The Bandit’s Journey

11.10.06 | 3 Comments

Author EE Knight has done an excellent job of putting Smokey and the Bandit in the context of the Campbellian “Hero’s Journey”. Definitely check it out.

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Comment by Jerry
2006-11-11 11:16:50

I never considered applying the Hero’s Journey to a comedy before. How appropriately it fits.

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Comment by Kyle
2006-11-14 15:52:18

…and people denigrate me when I say this movie was a classic.

It also underscores the idea there are really no new plots anymore, are there?????

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Comment by Jerry
2006-11-15 13:51:51

Have to agree with Kyle on both points.

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