This blogger nails the criticism of Campbell's monomyth in writing. The problem is not Campbell, but that his profound exploration of the human experience has been degraded into a "cookbook" for writing fiction. Critics who don't understand this are too lazy or too myopic to understand the monomyth's power and scope. Criticism is easy; true understanding is not.
This is a set of 3 "Superhero" themed writing sheets. There are 3 levels as shown in the thumbprints for easy differentiation. Students can also have fun coloring the superhero after they write. I'll use these following the poem, "What could you do if you were a superhero?"