Essays Tagged: "Archetype"

The Trickster - Karl Jung archetype.

The TricksterKarl Jung's explanation for the archetypes that surface in cultural and religious literature is that they are the product of what he ... Studying it reminds us that all humans are bound together by a common source.The 'Trickster' is an archetype that surfaces in many cultural and religious stories. Each trickster is unique to it's own ... acter by the name of 'Q' played by John DeLancey is a classic trickster and a good specimen for the archetype. In Star Trek man is a constant voyage to better himself through knowledge, using science ...

(5 pages) 124 1 4.7 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

"Bless Me, Ultima" by Rudolfo Anaya

ruggle between good and evil, does good always come out victorious? This common "good against evil" archetype, or universal idea, is often addressed in fairy tales, novels, mythology, and other pieces ... y the magical curandera Ultima, against a formidable, evil foe, the hateful Tenorio. The two common archetypes of the hero or heroine and the evil "bad guy" occur frequently throughout this novel. Cla ...

(4 pages) 119 0 4.8 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Tragic Heroes vs. Mythic Heroes.

, smart, attractive - the perfect role model. Taking a closer look, however, would reveal that this archetype does not always fulfill this idea of a perfect "man". There are various types of heroes, e ...

(6 pages) 108 0 4.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Cherokee Archetypes compared to US arechtypes.

An archetype is a universal human concept. They are in every culture in different forms. Carl Jung beli ... hy or history, that these concepts must be a part of all humans from the beginning of their lives. "Archetypes are the inherited part of being human, [they connect] us to our past, beyond our personal ... ibyak) The Cherokees, a Native American tribe had many legends and myths that explained some of the archetypes in their culture. The archetypes in this paper were: The "Grim Reaper", The Trickster, Th ...

(5 pages) 48 0 4.6 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

F. Scott Fitzgerald uses the archetypical technique many times in "Winter Dreams."

What is an archetype? An archetype is a noun or an adjective, an author includes in a literary work, which repr ... er to exercise his mind by reading between the lines and enjoy it at the same time. Another type of archetype is the uniqueness of the characters. For example, there are many archetypical characterist ... ter moves on and is the fiancé of Irene. His indecisiveness of this is shown through another archetype. This archetype is the color brown, which represents indecision. "He mounted the steps of ...

(3 pages) 50 0 4.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Of Mice and Men" by John Steinbeck.

s set in the Salinas Valley where the author, John Steinbeck, was brought up. The story is about an archetype of lower class people who all have difficult lives due to their position in society, peopl ...

(4 pages) 117 3 4.9 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck

Animals as Archetypal Symbols.

net. After skimming the content of the books, the context was used to analyze the symbols use as an archetype, through personal interpretation and the approach of the author.The chosen category was th ... onal interpretation and the approach of the author.The chosen category was the use of animals as an archetype in literature, paintings, stories, etc. Animals from the beginning of time have been used ...

(4 pages) 39 0 4.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

"In this Modern Era - Beowulf and the 13th Warrior"

t shows that we still use ideas today that were present hundreds of years ago. The use of language, archetypes, and imagery are prevalent to explain the relationship between the adaptation and the ori ... lels not covered within the paper? What common thematic views are seen in the two works? What other archetype are present in both?In this modern era, man undertakes the challenge of conveying ancient ...

(4 pages) 65 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

The Ohio Statehouse and its statues are architecture.

en, her arms outstretched over several great men from Ohio. Perhaps no woman better represented the archetype of the ideal Roman wife than Cornelia.Cornelia was the daughter of the hero Publius Scipio ...

(3 pages) 66 0 4.1 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts

The Portrayal of Genius in Bernard Rose's 1994 Film Immortal Beloved

ven's genius in Bernard Rose's Immortal Beloved (1994). The writer/director falls into the mythical archetype trap publicized by mass media, focusing on and magnifying the traits of the socially popul ... the popular stereotype of genius, but what is not addressed is the difference between the mythical archetype and the profile of the true genius, the one that lives, works, and breathes in the real wo ...

(8 pages) 56 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Daniel boone

and the Settlement of KentuckyDaniel Boone will always occupy a unique place in our history as the archetype of the hunter and wilderness wanderer. He was a true pioneer, and stood at the head of tha ...

(7 pages) 39 1 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Systems Approach in a Technology Project

rastructure, and is cheap to maintain and cost-effective to enhance (SearchVB, 2003).This waterfall archetype is the oldest and most widely used approach to system development; and was developed by Wi ...

(5 pages) 668 1 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Programming Languages

Christianity in Uncle Tom's Cabin

Abstract: With the application of the renowned Canadian literary critic Northrop Frye's theory of archetype, the author in this thesis attempts to analyze various characters, such as Uncle Tom, litt ... , Sambo and Qimbo and some pious, ideal Christian mothers in Uncle Tom's Cabin in terms of Biblical archetype, to reveal the Christianity in this novel, and to probe into Mrs. Stowe's solution to the ...

(16 pages) 81 1 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Imagery in "Out of the Mouths"

mist caught in the low boughs of oak and alder; patches of night still lingered" (92). Autumn is an archetype, symbolic of old age; it is past the fruition of summer, but not quite as dead as winter. ...

(5 pages) 19 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Understanding the Enemy: A study of the enemy archetype in literature

In The Fixer, Bernard Malamud uses the enemy archetype to show how we determine who our enemies are, and how it affects our behavior towards them ... k gains the strength to fight for not only his own, but also his people's justice. The enemy archetype originates from all of our negative emotions. There are many characteristics and reasons f ...

(4 pages) 25 0 0.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Henry v: what qualities made them the greatest hero-king in english history

stifications in all people, especially a ruler of a country. Shakespeare has portrayed Henry as the archetype for future English kings and the values they should hold.To see how Henry V is an ideal he ...

(6 pages) 45 0 4.3 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

'The Big Sleep' Film By Howard Hawkes, Review

p to the cinemas.The Big Sleep has many inherent stereotypes, but it's modification of these become archetype conventions and the key element to its allure.Classically film noir creates a dark univers ... ck and more a mood that is created than a convention that is adhered to and therefore leads into an archetype that results in a more realistic portrayal. The noir elements within TBS are limited but d ...

(4 pages) 33 0 2.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

So Men Should be When Needed. An essay about the allegorical concepts in "Beowulf", with kinship in the forefront

ay. The result is a mastery of biblical allusions and imagery that has immortalized the image of an archetype hero. More importantly, the main allegorical theme of the story remains to this day: the s ...

(3 pages) 13 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

This essay is about how archetypes are effectively used for different characters throughout the movie, "The Matrix".

Literature broadly uses the quest archetype and the hero's journey which leads to success. This quest is a journey in which the hero o ... The Matrix, 1999).Trinity is the feminine character whose name symbolises faith. She represents the archetype of a good woman since she is the one who makes sure everything goes well. She knows that s ...

(5 pages) 22 0 5.0 May/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

This paper discuses the formation of an enemy and how it is represented in Dante's "Divine Comedy" and Melville's "Moby Dick". Along with Citations.

react violently toward us, we can simply make them our enemies. It is necessary to delve into this archetype of an enemy and see how it comes to be and to who in this world tends to have the most ene ...

(14 pages) 42 0 4.3 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature