Name : Jani Hetalben
Umiyashankar
Roll no:10
Class: M.A. Sem;2
Guided by: Dilip Barad
Submitted to:Department of
English
M...
 “Archetype means recurrent narratives designs, patterns
of action, character types, themes and images which are
identifi...
Archetypal criticism found in 1934
when Maud Bodkin published Archetypal
Patterns in Poetry.
“Archetypal literary critic...
 Canadian literary critic.
 “Anatomy of criticism”
 “The Archetypes of Literature”
 Frye to place the modes in a circu...
Northrop
Fry’s
Framework
Comedic
comedy Romance
Tragic
Tragedy Satire
Spring
comedy
Summer
romance
Autumn
tragedy
Winter
Satire or
Irony
Seasons
Frye use seasons in archetypal
criticism
•Spring
•Comedy is aligned with spring because the genre of
comedy is characterized by the birth of the hero and
spring is...
•Summer
•Romance is aligned with summer because summer is the
Culmination of life in the seasonal Calendar.
•Autumn
•Tragedy is aligned with autumn because autumn is the
dying stage of the seasonal calendar and also known
For the ...
•Winter
•Satire is aligned with winter satire is a “ dark ” genre.
Satire is a disillusioned and mocking form of three oth...
Comedic Human world is representative of
wish-fulfillment and being community
centered.
Tragic Human world is represente...
Animals in the comedic genres are docile
and pastoral.
For example…Sheep.
 Animals are predatory and hunters in
tragic....
Vegetation is also represented by gardens,
parks, roses and lotuses as comic.
Vegetation is of wild forest or as being
b...
comedic mineral realm represent by Cities
and temples and precious stones.
 tragic mineral realm represent by desert
rui...
The hero
The courageous man who always running
in and saving the day.
For Example…Hamlet, Macbeth.
 The outcast
 He o...
The Scapegoat
 The scapegoat figure is the one who gets
blamed for everything and in the end he or
she prove true.
Femm...
The Star-Crossed Lovers
This is the young couple joined by love but
unexpectedly parted by fate.
For Examples…William S...
Thus archetypal criticism deals with Myth
and Rules and Regulations and also deals
with old age. Archetypal Criticism als...
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  1. 1. Name : Jani Hetalben Umiyashankar Roll no:10 Class: M.A. Sem;2 Guided by: Dilip Barad Submitted to:Department of English Maharaja Krishnkumarsighji Bhavnagar unversity
  2. 2.  “Archetype means recurrent narratives designs, patterns of action, character types, themes and images which are identifiable in a wide variety of works of literature as well as in myths, dreams and even social rituals.”  General meaning of Archetypes according to Carl G. Jung of Dept psychology in “Collective unconscious”: * Primordial images * Psychic residue  James G Frazer Gave theory of Archetype in „The Golden Bough‟.
  3. 3. Archetypal criticism found in 1934 when Maud Bodkin published Archetypal Patterns in Poetry. “Archetypal literary criticism is a type of critical theory that interprets a text by focusing on recurring myths and archetypes in the narrative, symbols, images, and character types in literary work.”
  4. 4.  Canadian literary critic.  “Anatomy of criticism”  “The Archetypes of Literature”  Frye to place the modes in a circular structure and point to the cyclical nature of myth and archetypes. In this setting, literature represents the natural cycle of birth, growth, maturity, decline, death, resurrection, rebirth, and the repetition of the cycle. The remainder of the chapter deals with the cycle of the four seasons as embodied by four mythoi: comedy, romance, tragedy, and irony or satire.
  5. 5. Northrop Fry’s Framework Comedic comedy Romance Tragic Tragedy Satire
  6. 6. Spring comedy Summer romance Autumn tragedy Winter Satire or Irony Seasons Frye use seasons in archetypal criticism
  7. 7. •Spring •Comedy is aligned with spring because the genre of comedy is characterized by the birth of the hero and spring is also symbolizes the defeat of winter and darkness.
  8. 8. •Summer •Romance is aligned with summer because summer is the Culmination of life in the seasonal Calendar.
  9. 9. •Autumn •Tragedy is aligned with autumn because autumn is the dying stage of the seasonal calendar and also known For the “ fall ” or demise of the protagonist.
  10. 10. •Winter •Satire is aligned with winter satire is a “ dark ” genre. Satire is a disillusioned and mocking form of three other genre.
  11. 11. Comedic Human world is representative of wish-fulfillment and being community centered. Tragic Human world is represented Isolation , Tyranny and the fallen hero.
  12. 12. Animals in the comedic genres are docile and pastoral. For example…Sheep.  Animals are predatory and hunters in tragic.  For example…Wolves.
  13. 13. Vegetation is also represented by gardens, parks, roses and lotuses as comic. Vegetation is of wild forest or as being barren as tragic.
  14. 14. comedic mineral realm represent by Cities and temples and precious stones.  tragic mineral realm represent by desert ruins. The water realm is represented by rivers in the comedic. Water is the symbol of life.  The seas and floods represent tragic.
  15. 15. The hero The courageous man who always running in and saving the day. For Example…Hamlet, Macbeth.  The outcast  He or she has been cast out of Society and also be considered as Christ figure. For Examples…Pandvas, Rosalind in “ As You Like it. “
  16. 16. The Scapegoat  The scapegoat figure is the one who gets blamed for everything and in the end he or she prove true. Femme Fatale Who is considered responsible for the fall of man. The Bible tell the story. For Examples….Eve. Draupadi is responsible Mahabharata. Another is Sita and Surparnakha.
  17. 17. The Star-Crossed Lovers This is the young couple joined by love but unexpectedly parted by fate. For Examples…William Shakespeare’s “ Romeo and Juliet ”
  18. 18. Thus archetypal criticism deals with Myth and Rules and Regulations and also deals with old age. Archetypal Criticism also include various season’s and symbols of nature thus we can say that Archetypal Criticism is depend on Nature. Archetypal Criticism is criticized season’s and symbol so we can say that archetypal criticism is one type of critical theory.
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