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    Jungian Archetypes 1.According to Carl G. Jung (1875-1961), a Swiss psychiatrist and psychotherapist, Archetypes are highly developed elements of the unconscious human mind. An easier way of explaining this, is that every person who lives on this planet shares a universal unconscious idea or pattern of thought, or a blueprint. Archetypes are all around us and have been for many years; they are not just found in people, but also in characters in books and movies, gods and goddesses, as well in the

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    Jungian Archetypes and Oedipus the King

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    Jungian Archetypes and Oedipus the King The play Oedipus the King by Sophocles has multiple examples of collective unconscious archetypes from the theories of Carl G. Jung. In general Jung's theories say that there are archetypes that define the world, its people, and why people participate or commit certain activities. Jung explains that these archetypes are harbored in the collective unconscious of every person's mind. The archetype of the hero is one of them. The middle of Oedipus the King

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    strong reoccurring archetypes within human myth, religion, and folklore. They work together to epitomize one of Jung’s Cores of Personality: the Principle of Opposites. The Principle of Opposites states that both sides of opposite pairs—good and bad, light and dark, joy and despair, et cetera—are present to complete the other. In this way, Marlow and Kurtz are opposite replications of each other in Conrad’s Heart of Darkness; they are doppelgängers that complete each other, as in Jungian theory. Marlow

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    A Psychological Analysis of "Of Mice and Men"

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    psychological aspect of literature but the two most recognized are the Freudian and Jungian approach. The best approach to use when critically analyzing the novel Of Mice and Men, written by John Steinbeck, is the Jungian approach. Because the novel’s main theme is a struggle with the idea of “self”, using this approach allows the reader to understand the main character, its influences, and ultimately his actions. The Jungian approach was brought about by Carl Jung. He believed in the concept of individuation

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    by it. The archetypes utilized in fairytales is having an effect on the development of Jenny’s mind. However, as the narrator explains what is happening to Jenny, he or she also reveals the state of his or her own mind. To gain an understating of the impact that Jenny and the narrator have on each other, a Jungian analysis of this poem is required. In the Jungian analysis of a character, there are three archetypes that must be considered. Carl Jung believed that the three archetypes that made up

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    that is humble and wise to the dangers that he was one vulnerable to. This development in his personality did not happen until he underwent the conflicts of certain archetypes and the personal conflicts that he had with himself when he was depressed and trapped in his unconscious. Semyon was able to overcome his struggles with each archetype and his struggle in his unconsciousness when he was with the Sea King. Freudian Analysis A psychologist that was famous for his theories regarding the unconscious

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    This is a critical review of the article “ How to Fashion an Archetype: Madonna as Anima Figure” written by F. Jose Blanco, published on the 19th January 2015. As the title of the article indicates, the article is focused on Madonna and her influence on fashion, which the author connects her to psychologist Carl Jung’s Anima Archetype. Madonna Ciccone, the “Queen of Pop” is known as an important and leading fashion figure in the pop culture with her unique and outstanding outfits. Madonna not only

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    developed the concepts of the archetypes. The term archetype is not one of his invention, but he used it in an elaborate way in his theories of psychology and culture, giving it his own specific meaning. Archetypes are images and thoughts which have universal meanings across cultures which may show up in dreams, literature, art or religion. They represent fundamental human motifs of our experience as we evolved; consequentially, they evoke deep emotions. Jung 's main archetypes are not types in

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    also known as individuation. According to Carl Jung there are four main aspects to completing the journey of self-awareness, they are, the Persona, the Shadow, the Anima, and the Self. Each aspect, better known as an archetype is crucial to reaching self-awareness and each archetype relies on the one before it. This view on self-awareness was widely publicised and had an impact on many people, one of whom was Robertson Davies, the author of the fictional memoir “Fifth Business”. Davies used this

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    This is the only way we will be able to break the cycle or history repeating itself. Otherwise we may be like the Grecian and Roman Empire’s that fell because they were unable to change their ways. Works Cited Lindenfeld, David. "Jungian Archetypes And The Discourse Of History." Rethinking History 13.2 (2009): 217-234. Print.

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