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Lizzy Bull

on 16 January 2014

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The Lover Archetype
The Lover archetype is used often in different medias, from movies to music to literature. The lover is almost always used as the protagonist in books and movies and in music is often the center focus in a song.
Movies that contain the Lover Archetype
The Archetype: The Lover
In literature, the media and life, love is the driving force which leads to both melancholy and euphoria.
Definition of the Lover
The lover is a passionate human being who is finely attuned to the realm of the senses and worships beauty. The lover is a musician, an artist and a lover of all things, both inner and outer. The lover is all about the relationship, sensuality and sexuality. The lover is someone who wants to experience the world as one big union, the hearts of people uniting as One.
Literature Works that use the Lover Archetype
The archetype the lover is very influential in romance films and the film is centered around the main protagonists who usually contain the lover archetype.
Films that contain the Lover Archetype:
~Titanic by James Cameron
~Romeo and Juliet by Baz Luhrmann
~Casablanca by Micheal Curtiz
~Gone with the Wind by Victor Flemming
~The Great Gatsby by Baz Luhrmann
The Lover Archetype in Media
The lover archetype is commonly used in works of literature. The most common genre for the lover archetype is seen in romance and tragedy, but the lover archetype can be seen in other genres as well.
Novels and Plays that use the Lover archetype
~ Romeo and Juliet written by William Shakespeare
~ The Time Traveler's Wife written by Audrey Niffenneger
~ The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks
~ Sleeping Beauty by Charles Perrault
Music that involves the Lover Archetype:
Love songs usually are the writer talking about someone they love, someone they want to love, someone they can't have and/or heartbreak.
Songs that use the Lover Archetype:
~All you need is love by the Beatles
~Love Story by Taylor Swift
~I can't make you love me by Bonnie Riatt
~Don't you Remember by Adele
~Without You by Usher
The Lover Archetype in Life:
~The lover archetype is within everyone.

~At some point in our life the inner lover is released.

~This includes marriage and person giving themselves and all that they are to a spouse.
by: Lizzy Bull
The Shadow Lover
~The shadow lover is one who doesn't love properly and struggles with love, leading to a life of misery and misfortune.
~The impotent lover is one who is deeply depressed and feels isolated from the rest of society. They have lost all happiness and love in their life.
~The addicted lover is one who constantly searches for someone to love or is addicted to loving something so much that the addiction leads to insanity.
The Shadow lover in media:
~The Lord of the Rings trilogy by J.R Tolkien (novels)
~ Blood Diamond by Edward Zwick (movie)
~ The Phantom of the Opera by Andrew Lloyd Webber
Titanic Movie Clip
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