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What's an Archetype?

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Erin Hawkinson

on 27 August 2013

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Transcript of What's an Archetype?

What's a Literary Archetype?
Literary Archetypes
What:
-building blocks of storytelling

-represent universal
symbols
(ex: a baby=
youth
& innocence; a road or train= a life journey)

-certain types of
characters, plots
&
settings
show up over & over in stories.




Who & When
Who:
-Carl Jung (a psychologist) came up with the term. He thought most people fell into certain
categories.

-Lit. Teachers: saw characters, plots, settings matched
certain archetypes.

When: Archetypes found in all time periods (& in all
cultures)
3 Types
Settings/Objects
(a desert, an island, in wilderness, a garden, a river,etc.)

Plots
(the quest, the journey, the fall, the ritual/coming of age, etc.)

Characters
(the hero, the villain, the scapegoat, the explorer,etc.)
Some Examples
Settings, Plots, Characters
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