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    Cinna's Archetype

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    in the Capitol, but what is more important to notice is that he is a loyal retainer and mentor archetype for Katniss as he quietly roots for her in her journey to fight in the Hunger Games. When Katniss first meets Cinna she describes him as unlike most of the other stylists, he dresses simply and chooses to highlight his looks with only a bit of makeup (The Hunger Games). Cinna is obviously not like everyone else in the…

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    An archetype is what role a character plays in the episode. There are two different archetype theories, Propp and Jung’s. Each of these has similar roles. Propp’s Theory has: The hero, villain, helper, mentor/donor, blocker/false hero, prize/princess and the dispatcher. Jung’s theory has more roles, but the roles are similar to Propp’s. In this episode archetypes are used constantly, an example of this is Mr Clarke (the schools science teacher), who acts as a donor. A donor is someone who gives…

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    War of the Worlds The year 1897 was invaded by the science fictional novel War of the Worlds by the author H.G Wells. It is a first person narrative that takes place within the city of London, England. Aliens from the planet Mars had invaded Earth with the intention to conquer and enslave the human population, but against all the odds, the innocent narrator survives the villainous galactic beings. War of the Worlds incorporates the innocent main character, dominating extraterrestrials, nature…

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    An archetype is a character, symbol or behavioral pattern that is basically a universal template for a character that is copied throughout all forms of storytelling. Some archetypes may even transcend cultural differences in stories. Because an archetype speaks to the basic human experience, it communicates meaning and emotion in all forms of literature Picture Rapunzel trapped in her tower, and you'll see one of the most classic and timeless forms of a character archetype: the damsel in…

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    Archetypes In Big

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    *Insert Cool Ass Title Here* Big Archetypal Analysis Since the dawn of mankind, humans all over the world have been enthralled by the same stories, characters and plots. For generations, isolated people have come up with the same conclusions and themes about the nature of humanity. This pattern of reccurent motifs, characters, and plots in literature is reffered to as archetypes. In our ever changing society there are a few stories thst stand invonureable to the passage of time. *ANOTHER…

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    The reason we learn history is so that we do not allow for it to be repeated. Meaning we don’t let even that happened in the past happen again today. But in literature there are certain patterns in characters, plot, settings and items. These patterns are referred to as archetypes and they help make stories relatable. “Harrison Bergeron” by Kurt Vonnegut is no exception to the usage of archetypes.In this futuristic tale Vonngut gives their interpretation of how the world would be if someone…

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    Archetypes In Psychology

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    categories, persona, shadow, anima/animus and archetypes. The easiest to recognize is persona. Persona is a social mask that we all show to the public. We change the roles in different situations in society. For instance, a student acts as an attentive respectful person who focuses on study at a school, but he/she becomes a father or mother who takes care of a household after going back home. I also have many social roles such as a student, daughter, sister, friend and girlfriend. I switch my…

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    Analysis As American science fiction author Poul Anderson once said, “We live with our archetypes, but can we live in them?” The meaning of an archetype is an unknowable basic form that is personified in recurring images, symbols or patterns. The use archetypes within pieces of writing gives authors the ability to prominently teach a lesson, as well as productively displaying the characters, themes, and plot. Stephanie’s Ponytail, written by Robert Munsch, depicts a brave girl who is actively…

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    choose to behave in the same manner as those around them. If everyone is shouting then even the shy people will start shouting, but if everyone is being quiet and reserved, the loudest individuals will remain quiet. Authors use archetypes to show the effect of society on people and their decision to be moral or corrupt. Many novels use the fight between barbarity and refinement to bring human nature into the stories and simplify the way people operate. In the novel Lord of the Flies, Golding…

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    tried and true characterization methods essential to any story: archetypes. Carl Jung first identified these universal archetypes and tropes prevalent in almost every story since The Odyssey. Jung believed that these archetypes existed in the psyches of human beings, which explains why people recognize archetypes so easily when hearing/reading a work of literature. However, as time went on, people noticed these archetypes and fictional works started to look indistinguishably similar. Evident…

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