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Literary Archetypes

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Lindsay Benson

on 7 February 2011

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Literary Archetypes 1920 2008 Femme Fatale Bully 1977-2005 definition: an irresistibly attractive women, esp. one who leads me into difficult, dangerous, or disastios situations. 1996 A cruelly malicious person who is involved in or devoted to wickedness or crime; scoundrel. 1902 1431 a person who hurts and intimidates others
but not tending to kill them Sue Sylvester Glee 1100 B.C. Lucy Van Pelt loyalty, unselfishness,trustworthy.
There are hero and villain sidekicks. Often kidnapped by nemesis. Charlie Brown Mentor Sidekick Definition: Someone who trains or aids the Hero. Scooby and Srappy Doo the joker darth vader Captin Hook The cyclops Dracula Plankton Snidely Whiplash Pintel and Ragetti History: Mentor ,son of Alcumus, was a friend of Odysseus and that is where the term Mentor came from! They help the villain in the Pirates of The Caribbean Dr. Evil and Mini Me
Austin Powers Chewbacca sidekick to Hand Solo
Starwars The Sirens Cyclope Greek Mytholgy. They are known for
corrupting men. They are half women, half birds.
They lure sailors to death by intoxicating them with songs. 1st century BC Characteristics Odyssey Neytiri teaches Jake Sully how to live the culture of the N'avi. Teaches him their ways. Paul Bunyon and Babe the Blue Ox Definition VILLAIN Draco Malfoy Harry Potter Kirke from Odyssey Little John sidekick to Robin Hood Dumbledore is Harry's mentor by teaching Harry to control his magic and leading him through some of his heroic tasks. Sid Toy Story Obi Wan is Anikin's master or mentor by teaching him to become a strong jedi in 4 of the 6 movies. Criss Angel Bugs Bunny Ursula the Sea Witch (The Little Mermaid,1989) Hermes Tom Sawyer Pan Mater teaches lightning there's life outside of racing. 1. fundamentally ambiguous and anomalous
2. deceiver and trick-player
3. shape-shifter
4. situation-inverter
5. messenger and imitator of the gods
6. sacred and/or lewd bricoleur
Sid vs. Toys Lucy vs. Charlie Sue vs. Mr. Schuester The mentor is someone usually of old age, man or woman. The old age represents maturity which equals experience. Cyclope vs.Odysseus Draco Vs. Harry Gindoff in the Lord of the Rings. In the Odyssey, Athena actually acts as Oddyseus's mentor. HERO Characteristics Literary Archetypes when hero dies, he is rewarded spiritually hero gets unhealable wound hero must prove himself while on adventure hero has special weapon only he can wield goes on adventure after an event unusual circumstances of birth Theseus King Arthur Luke Skywalker John Marston Mermaids are also an example of femme fatales.
They are usually protrayed as attractive beings that can
lure men to their underwater homes.

Also known as the fatal women
Leo teaches Ellen how to capture dreams.
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