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    Angela I. Hyse Valerie Doner English IV Honors 4 October 2012 Archetype Essay Courageous feats against evil‚ self-sacrificial acts for justice‚ and invincible God-given stamina which happens to accompany a chiseled robust frame that contours the perfect shadow in any light devises a common image. This recurring concept of the undaunted hero is archetypal; these symbols represent things that have been experienced throughout human existence. They are continuously used by writers and artists‚

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    Archetypes in Literature EECE 441 Prof. Sibley Definition of Archetype: “A universally recognizable element . . . that recurs across all literature and life (Latrobe 13). Psychologist Carl Jung called these elements a kind of “collective unconscious” of the human race‚ prototypes rather than something gained from experience. The word is derived from the Greek: arche‚ original‚ and typos‚ form or model; thus‚ original model (Latrobe 13). An archetype is the first real example or prototype

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    The Hero Archetype

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    The Hero Archetype The hero archetype according to Carl Jung can be defined as road map that leads to “a successful assimilation of the conscious rational mind with the unconscious”. In the story Gilgamesh this hero has all of the aspects that makes a hero according to Jung. He has the support of supernatural beings‚ proves himself many times‚ leaves his land‚ and he also has a unusual circumstance of birth. These are all of the elements of a hero archetype. Gilgamesh is told not to be 100

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    An Archetype Critical Analysis In The Epic of Gilgamesh‚ translated by N. K. Sandars‚ and Genesis‚ the King James Translation‚ we find several examples of archetype‚ specifically in the characters. The definition of an archetype is a character‚ symbol‚ plot or theme that recurs often enough in literary works to have universal significance. In The Epic of Gilgamesh‚ Gilgamesh is a half mortal and half immortal man who is king of the city of Uruk. In Genesis‚ Adam and Eve are two reflection creations

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    used and attributes lots of symbolic meanings to the characters and events. The story thus becomes vivid and profound. This paper aims at using Swiss psychologist Carl Gustav Jung’s collective unconscious and archetypal theories to interpret the archetypes of characters‚ natural scenes and themes. Key words: symbolism‚ Lord of the Flies‚ collective unconscious‚ archetypal theory 0. Introduction Lord of the Flies is the masterpiece of William Golding. With its medium size‚ the author exerts his imagination

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    Carl Jung's Archetypes

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    ARCHETYPES Carl Jung’s Collective Unconscious‚ Archetypes Abstract Carl Jung was the illegitimate son of a poet. Jung’s emotional voyage into the psychological unknown began early in his life; he became aware of two separate aspects of his Self. This experience drew him into the field of psychiatry‚ dealing with subjective phenomena. After relationship trauma‚ with Freud‚ Jung began a dangerous and

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    Dead Poets Archetypes

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    Do Dead Poets Use Archetypes Too? Directors use many different techniques when filming a movie. Unlike other forms of storytelling‚ movie directors have completely control of what the viewer sees. An author picks words to describe what they see‚ but most words have multiple meanings. This can lead to confusion about many scenes in numerous books. Stage directors can pick the set‚ the costumes‚ and the actors‚ but what an audience member sees is still up to the work of others. Also‚ no two shows are

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    literature assumes that there is a collection of symbols‚ images‚ characters‚ and motifs that evokes basically the same response in all people.   According to the psychologist Carl Jung‚ mankind possesses a "collective unconscious" that contains these archetypes and that is common to all of humanity. When an author uses the archetypal approach‚ he selects a universal theme through which to tell his story. F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “This Side of Paradise” uses the dynamics of the mother-son relationship throughout

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    Carl Jung Archetypes

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    Carl Jung‚ most famously known for his work in describing archetypes‚ synchronicity‚ and the collective unconscious has shown me a new way to look at life. Archetypes reveal to humans that we are not just linked through how we look or what functions we have such as arms‚ hearts or breathing. Some classic archetypes in my life were such as my father was a tyrant of a man who would control everything my family did because when my family lived with him‚ he did not let my mom have any money to do anything

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    This essay will use the mythological criticism approach to compare two stories‚ “A Story of an Hour‚” by Kate Chopin‚ and “A Rose for Emily‚” by William Faulkner by showing that both stories have similar archetypes embedded within their narratives. By definition and according to our text‚ archetypes are “characters‚ images and themes that symbolically embody meanings and experiences‚” (2059‚ Meyer). In both of these stories‚ I see that the main characters are involved in a quest for feminine self-discovery

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