Essays Tagged: "archetypes"

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 ... am J. Hynes and William G. Doty© 1993 The University of Alabama Press ; Tuscaloosa, Alabama2. 'Archetypes, Imprecators, and Victims of Fate', Femi Euba© 1989 Greenwood Press ; New York, New York

(5 pages) 124 1 4.7 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Greek Mythology, an integral part of the lives of all ancient peoples

n.They serve a timeless universal need, and have inspired great literature, art and music,providing archetypes through which we can learn much about the deeper motives ofhuman behavior.No-one has the ...

(5 pages) 141 0 3.0 Mar/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Archetypes in "A rose for Emily" by William Faulkner

Archetypes are, by definition, previous images, characters, or patterns that recur throughout litera ... ughout literature and though consistently enough to be considered a universal concept or situation. Archetypes also can be described as complexes of experiences that come upon us like fate, and their ... ly by William Faulkner contains many of this particular critical method. Although there are several archetypes found, the most important is Emily's father.Archetypes are like riverbeds which dry up wh ...

(2 pages) 99 0 3.0 Apr/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Archetypes In the "Lion King"

The Lion King is a story containing many archetypes. Archetypes are patterns or models of literature that reoccur in many stories. In this pa ... s or models of literature that reoccur in many stories. In this paper I will discuss three of these archetypes. They are the hero, death & rebirth of the hero, and the symbolism and associations o ... ero, death & rebirth of the hero, and the symbolism and associations of water vs. desert. These archetypes can be noticed easily and help things come together.The Lion King has a very evident hero ...

(2 pages) 108 1 4.6 May/1996

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

"Grapes of Wrath" and Of "Mice and Men" by Steinbeck, Character Study

h' has been recognized by many as 'the greatest novel in American History' and it remains among the archetypes of American culture. Although 'Of Mice and Men' may not have received as much fanfare as ...

(4 pages) 57 0 3.7 Jan/1996

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

"Bless Me, Ultima" by Rudolfo Anaya

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

Compare/contrast essay for Peter Shaffer's "Equus" and Joseph Conrads "Heart of Darkness".

Rescuers From WithinTypical archetypes can span works of literature and remain instantly recognizable because of their inherent ...

(8 pages) 54 0 4.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Cherokee Archetypes compared to US arechtypes.

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

"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 ... s between the two works illustrated through thematic expression and symbolism. The use of language, archetypes, and imagery are prevalent to explain the relationship between the adaptation and the ori ...

(4 pages) 65 0 3.0 Nov/2003

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

Content Archetypes.

Content ArchetypesofCustomer Interface ArchetypesOctober, 2002Table of ContentExecutive Summary ------------ ... ----- 11.3Limitation -------------------------------------------------------------------- 12Content Archetypes ---------------------------------------------------------------------------2 - 422.1Offer ... utive SummaryThe purpose of this report is to determine the differences between each of the content archetypes and to gain more knowledge about the dimension of its content.There are five content arch ...

(10 pages) 96 0 3.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Archetype Paper-Loyal Retainers Made Heroes compared between Beowulf, The Lord of the Rings, and current leaders in today's society

fining moment of a great victory. Through all facets of literature, film, life and its experiences, archetypes of loyal retainers appear as underlying roles of a greater picture. From the literary pie ... Beowulf to the box office hit The Lord of the Rings to even the current leaders of today's society, archetypes of loyal retainers portray similar comparisons to each other based on a model that their ...

(3 pages) 29 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Analysis of sonnet 18 relating it to our lives

ambic pentameter stanzas are spoken out loud they flow and sound like a beat of a heart. Hearts are archetypes for love. He wanted the reader to say the poem along with the beat of his own heart to ma ...

(2 pages) 34 0 0.0 Jun/2004

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

Going to a Movie: Archetypes in the "Star Wars" Movie

e domain of science fiction. Millions applaud its classical texture: the slight taste of fairy tale archetypes that appeals to a variety of audiences. These same paradigms also complement an underlyin ... complement an underlying theme of the trilogy. Within Star Wars: A New Hope and Return of the Jedi, archetypes exist that exemplify the theme that good can triumph over evil through perseverance.Prima ...

(7 pages) 43 0 5.0 Feb/2006

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

Basic analysis of Whitman's "O Captain! My Captain!"

are supported by a variety of concrete stylistic techniques, including tone, apostrophe, allusions, archetypes, and repetition.Death of a hero is the first theme to consider. It's obvious the narrator ...

(3 pages) 65 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

"To Kill A mockingbird" - Harper Lee - Issues Learnt

kens the death of Tom Robinson to that of songbird's, a needless death. Lee also uses characters as archetypes, for example, Atticus is the archetype for hope, Bob Ewell is the archetype for the poor, ...

(4 pages) 22 0 3.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

Star Wars: A myth, legend, and fairytale.

our time.Myths are timeless. They are archetypal and can be seen in the world today. There are many archetypes in Star Wars. They include the eternal struggle between good and evil; the force and its ...

(1 pages) 42 1 3.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Carl Jung

ople have in common as a group and, some of the characteristics which are inherited at birth. These archetypes, in regards to Jung's essay, are the result of the many experiences of life that repeat t ... nguished the personal from the collective unconscious; which later he considered to be the seat of "archetypes", universal symbols loaded with psychic energy. He stated that the content of the archety ...

(1 pages) 60 0 3.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Using Jung's notion of archetypes and/or Joseph Campbell's notion of a mystic journey analyze and compare two of the following films: "Batman Returns" and "Thelma and Louise"

he collective unconscious. The collective unconscious can be defined by two elements- instincts and archetypes. Instincts, Jung advocates, determines our actions, and archetypes are unconscious and in ... nscious and inherent forms of intuition. Shadow and persona are two of Jung’s most reconisable archetypes. Persona represents ‘the mask’ we show to society, and shadow is the part of us ...

(10 pages) 33 0 3.3 May/2007

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

The Pit And The Pendulium

which create a different feeling to those that read his stories. Poe uses symbolism, allusion, and archetypes to maintain a gothic feeling in The Pit and the Pendulum. In this particular story ... Mysterious memories run through our minds as we read Poe writings, this is because his uses of archetypes, which invoke our minds to analyze things often, used and interpret them into meaning. Th ...

(5 pages) 6 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


An archetype is a universal sign. The archetypes that best suits my personality and what my way of life is all about are the warrior and t ...

(2 pages) 1104 0 3.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays