Common Storytelling Elements in the Journeys of Heroes and Villains
In this paper, we review similarities and differences between the classic storytelling arc of heroes and that of villains. We propose some basic differences between the hero's journey and the villain's journey but conclude that the main difference resides in a temporal staggering of the two characters' journeys.
Scott T. Allison and George R. Goethals. 2015. "Common Storytelling Elements in the Journeys of Heroes and Villains" The SelectedWorks of Scott T. Allison