What’s an archetype?+task

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What’s an archetype?+task

  1. 1. What’s an archetype?! …
  2. 2. The fourth album of a metal band ”Fear Factory”.
  3. 3. But is also • A statement, or pattern of behavior, a prototype upon which others are copied, patterned, or emulated. (to emulate – to copy, to immitate) • The Platonic philosophical idea, referring to pure forms which embody the fundamental characteristics of a thing. • In Jungian psychology, archetypes refer to a collectively inherited unconscious idea, pattern of thought, image, etc., universally present in individual psyches. • Archetypes can refer to a constantly recurring symbol or motif in literature, painting or mythology. This usage of the term draws from both comparative anthropology and Jungian archetypal theory.
  4. 4. Carl Jung
  5. 5. Mythological archetypes • • • • • • • • • • • • Culture hero Death deity Earth Mother First man or woman Hero Life-death-rebirth deity Lunar deity Psychopomp Sky father Solar deity Trickster Underworld
  6. 6. Define the mythological archetype
  7. 7. Prometheus
  8. 8. Hercules
  9. 9. Guess the place
  10. 10. Hades
  11. 11. Adam and Eve
  12. 12. Jesus Christ
  13. 13. Ra
  14. 14. Zeus
  15. 15. That’s is, folks!

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