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    This essay will be answering the Question of how a particular Jungian Archetype is represented in a film. The film ‘The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring’ has been chosen for this analysis, because of its wide range of characters that represent Jungian archetypes. Before beginning the analysis on the film, it is important to state the definition of a Jungian archetype. In his essay ‘Psychology and Religion’, Swiss psychoanalyst Carl Jung describes archetypes as ‘…forms or images of a collective nature which occur practically all over the earth as constituents of myths and at the same time as autochthonous, individual products of unconscious origin.’(Jung, [1938] 1958, p. 50) Throughout his work, Jung identified several of these collective images and named them. One of these primordial…

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    Jungian Archetypes in “Perseus” The use of Jungian archetypes in the Roman myth, “Perseus,” demonstrates common unconscious prototypes that humanity as a whole shares. In addition, analyzing the myth through these archetypes enlightens modern society about why we have the preconceived images that we do about our societal roles. The Jungian archetype theory has been used for many years to analyze myth, as well as religious and psychological ideas. The definition of the word archetype without the…

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    not worthy, who the narrator deems unworthy. To gain a complete understanding of Jenny’s character and the affects she has on the narrator, A Jungian analysis of this poem is required. In the Jungian analysis of a character, there are three archetypes that must be considered. Carl Jung believed that…

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    A Jungian Analysis of Ursula Hegi’s Stones from the River “We cannot change anything until we accept it. Condemnation does not liberate, it oppresses.” - C.G. Jung. Carl Jung’s theories are profoundly influential to modern psychiatry; they allow us to analyze stories, characters, and writings from the innermost layer. Although Carl Jung did extensive research on the human psyche, perhaps some of his most interesting theories were on the nature of how human beings write and tell stories,…

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    paper will be, Jungian Psychoanalytic Theory,…

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    Everyone will have to go through a few journeys throughout their lives. Sometimes the journey will be a lost at the end but, sometimes you will experience the hero’s journey. The hero’s journey, describes the typical adventure of the archetype known as the hero,the person who goes out and achieves great deeds on behalf of the group, tribe, or civilization, according to the writersjourney.com. During the hero’s journey you will experience five different stages but, I will only be focusing on…

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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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    If we want to be able to understand the archetypal implications in Shakespeare Hamlet, there is no better character to observe than Prince Hamlet. The archetypal criticism lens plays a big role in Hamlet. Archetypes are primordial images or repeated types of experiences in the lives of our ancestors yet expressed as myths, religion, dreams, and private fantasies. Many archetypes are shown as simple things such as a moon, sun, water, desserts, wizards, etc., but they all have a meaning behind…

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    Ankou Personification

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    Another, lesser-known personification was Ankou, known in Breton mythology as well as in Cornish, Welsh and Norman folklore. Ankou appears in many tales gathered from oral tradition. As such his description does not always correspond from one tale to another. He is always described as a tall and thin figure clad in black Breton garments, sometimes with glowing eyes, wearing a large felt hat concealing his face, standing up in a creaking cart similar to the ones used during the Middle-Age to…

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    contents which displays through archetypes. Plato and Jung argue that the unconscious contains archetypes, a basic pattern of physical activities, develop ideas and inspiration in reality. As Jung put it, “ The great myths express the archetypes of actions and heroes stored in unconscious by elucidating them for the individual and society” (927). He explains that the primality human archetypes are persona, anima, animus and shadow. Persona is an archetype that access to social…

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