Noticed that Jean’s story has several elements of the Joseph Campbell’s hero’s journey.
1) The Call to Adventure – Jean founds out her father is alive and tries to seek out the truth.
2) Crossing the First Threshold – Jean leaves the X-Men behind after the death of Mystique.
3) Belly of the Whale - There is a manhunt for Jean.
4) Woman as Temptress – Vuk tries to tempt Jean into giving into the force.
5) Atonement with the Hero’s Father – Jean confronts Xavier(adoptive father).
6) Rescue From Without - The X-Men hold the D’Bari off to protect Jean.
7) Apotheosis - Jean makes peace with Xavier and realizes he did what he did out of love.
8) The Ultimate Boon - Jean gains control of her powers and defeats the D’Bari.
9) Refusal of the Return – Jean doesn’t return to Earth.
10) Master of the Two Worlds - Jean evolves beyond this world.
11) Freedom to Live – The movie ends with Xavier saying that Jean is free and we see her alive at the end.