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Drew McIntyre is living Campbell’s “Hero’s Journey” with WWE

Throughout the history of literature and cinema, authors have used Joseph Campbell’s “Hero’s Journey” or “monomyth” as a template as they tell the story of a protagonist as he travels through a transformation.

There are 17 steps in the Campbell’s original template, but it has been modified over time.

As Drew McIntyre stepped into the ring in the latest episode of NXT, I thought to myself about how his rise, departure and return resonates with Campbell’s pattern.

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