Jungian Archetypes Comparing Similar Elements in Homer’s  The Odyssey  (Greek epic poem)   and Tite Kubo’s  Bleach  (Japan...
What is an Archetype? <ul><li>“ A pattern that serves to organize our experiences, almost like cognitive schema” (Knox 200...
? …
Zeus Jupiter -_-;; TOO OBVIOUS!
<ul><li>Basically ideas or symbols that aren’t restricted to one culture (Like black, the color of this power point. It me...
Archetype 1: The Tragic Hero Odysseus Strengths: Strong, confident, courageous,  cunning Flaw: hubristic Kurosaki Ichigo S...
Archetype 2: Lover (Love Interest) <ul><li>Penelope </li></ul><ul><li>Wife of Odysseus </li></ul><ul><li>Believes Odysseus...
Archetype 3: The Crew <ul><li>Odysseus’s crew members </li></ul><ul><li>Fought with Odysseus during Trojan War </li></ul><...
Archetype 4: The Sage/Guide <ul><li>Athena </li></ul><ul><li>Greek goddess of wisdom </li></ul><ul><li>Favors Odysseus, ai...
Archetype 5: Ultimate Adversary <ul><li>Suitors </li></ul><ul><li>Odysseus disguises self as an old beggar at first, then ...
Archetype 6: Omniscient Being <ul><li>Olympian Gods </li></ul><ul><li>Hold council to decide the fate of Odysseus </li></u...
Conclusion <ul><li>Through this analysis, several recurring elements have been articulated. Since one work was written dur...
Bibliography <ul><li>http://www.dl.ket.org/latin1/mythology/1deities/gods/olympians/images/zeus_.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>htt...
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  1. 1. Jungian Archetypes Comparing Similar Elements in Homer’s The Odyssey (Greek epic poem) and Tite Kubo’s Bleach (Japanese manga/anime series) in an Attempt to Isolate Archetypes
  2. 2. What is an Archetype? <ul><li>“ A pattern that serves to organize our experiences, almost like cognitive schema” (Knox 2001) </li></ul>
  3. 3. ? …
  4. 4. Zeus Jupiter -_-;; TOO OBVIOUS!
  5. 5. <ul><li>Basically ideas or symbols that aren’t restricted to one culture (Like black, the color of this power point. It means spooky stuff.) </li></ul>
  6. 6. Archetype 1: The Tragic Hero Odysseus Strengths: Strong, confident, courageous, cunning Flaw: hubristic Kurosaki Ichigo Strengths: Strong, confident, courageous, cunning Flaw: internal struggle http://www.uvm.edu/~classics/supplementary_slides/OdysseusCirce.jpg http://www.boragungoren.com/images/ichigo_inner_hollow.png
  7. 7. Archetype 2: Lover (Love Interest) <ul><li>Penelope </li></ul><ul><li>Wife of Odysseus </li></ul><ul><li>Believes Odysseus to be deceased </li></ul><ul><li>Does not choose a suitor, hoping against hope that Odysseus will return </li></ul><ul><li>Kuchiki Rukia </li></ul><ul><li>Ichigo’s (unofficial) significant other </li></ul><ul><li>Ichigo travels to Soul Society to rescue Rukia </li></ul>http://www.nautiljon.com/images/perso/grandes/Bleach/kuchiki_rukia.jpg http://www.davidclaudon.com/odyssey/penelope.jpg
  8. 8. Archetype 3: The Crew <ul><li>Odysseus’s crew members </li></ul><ul><li>Fought with Odysseus during Trojan War </li></ul><ul><li>Traveled with Odysseus homeward </li></ul><ul><li>Eventually met their demise </li></ul><ul><li>Ichigo’s classmates (Ishida Uryu, Orihime Inoue, Sado Yasutora) </li></ul><ul><li>Journey with and fight alongside Ichigo in Soul Society </li></ul><ul><li>All survive, despite seemingly fatal injuries </li></ul>http://www.flickr.com/photos/sebastiagiralt/2334114736/
  9. 9. Archetype 4: The Sage/Guide <ul><li>Athena </li></ul><ul><li>Greek goddess of wisdom </li></ul><ul><li>Favors Odysseus, aids him in his return </li></ul><ul><li>Urahara Kisuke and Shihoin Yoruichi </li></ul><ul><li>Former captains of Soul Society protection squads </li></ul><ul><li>Vast knowledge of the inner workings of Soul Society </li></ul><ul><li>Aids Ichigo and co. in their attempt to save Rukia </li></ul>http://www.flickr.com/photos/shiyun/1045809917/ http://i17.photobucket.com/albums/b82/razorchaos578/UraharaxYoruichi.jpg
  10. 10. Archetype 5: Ultimate Adversary <ul><li>Suitors </li></ul><ul><li>Odysseus disguises self as an old beggar at first, then reveals himself </li></ul><ul><li>Hundreds of suitors vs. Odysseus + a few </li></ul><ul><li>Athena imbues Odysseus with supernatural strength </li></ul><ul><li>Odysseus and co. defeat suitors, with only a few superficial injuries </li></ul><ul><li>Kuchiki Byakuya </li></ul><ul><li>As the fight begins, Ichigo hides his true power </li></ul><ul><li>As a captain of the Soul Society protection squads, he is far more powerful than Ichigo </li></ul><ul><li>Ichigo defeats Byakuya, suffering near-fatal injuries </li></ul>http://www.flickr.com/photos/litmuse/72834620/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/8127907@N04/484367139/
  11. 11. Archetype 6: Omniscient Being <ul><li>Olympian Gods </li></ul><ul><li>Hold council to decide the fate of Odysseus </li></ul><ul><li>Thirteen Protection Squads </li></ul><ul><li>Hold multiple councils to decide the courses of action to be taken in response to the events occurring in Soul Society </li></ul>http://religion-cults.com/Ancient/Europe/greek-gods.gif http://i330.photobucket.com/albums/l412/Mellu-chu/Bleachcaptains.jpg
  12. 12. Conclusion <ul><li>Through this analysis, several recurring elements have been articulated. Since one work was written during ancient Greek times, and another was written in modern-day Japan, it is most likely that these elements define a number of Jung’s archetypes. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Bibliography <ul><li>http://www.dl.ket.org/latin1/mythology/1deities/gods/olympians/images/zeus_.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bleach_(manga) </li></ul><ul><li>http://i243.photobucket.com/albums/ff3/freakyjohn101/grim_reaper.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.pojo.com/anime/specific_anime/bleach/ep8.shtml </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/odyssey/facts.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://videobleach.com/bleach-character-bio </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rbVMu6894Y8# </li></ul>

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