A key to understanding folk literature is to understand archetypes. A cop at the top of his beat, he is suddenly taken behind the masquerade of everyday life. The Fanatic Other names: Mission-Orientated, Twisted Ethics, Cult Leaders The fanatic is single-mindedly driven by an agenda, religion, idealogy or cause which is seldom traditional. Mother Nature, Alma Mater, Mother Earth. Also, his physical appearance scissor hands separates Edward from mankind. An is an ideal example or model after which other things are patterned.
The mastermind considers himself the intellectual superior to everybody. Everybody who meets him feels sorry and sympathetic to him, even offering him a place in the heroic group, because he offers a lot of intelligence, knowledge and experience. Scapegoats in more modern material tend to be people unjustly accused or blamed for some crime or a malady and are often minority gender, religious, legal or ethnic status. Aesop's Fables, wolf in Little Red Riding Hood, The Three Little Pigs. Michael from The Blind Side is one of the only African Americans at a private school where he learns to take advantage of his size and play football.
Let's look more closely at an example of a journey in the short story The Worn Path by Eudora Welty. Then, before the Wicked Witch of the West can claim the ruby slippers, Glinda gifts them to the hero instead. We all face aging and the ultimate deadline of death, so we can empathize with this character who seems lost in the maze of dementia. Invariably, this character will attempt to get rid of the children of her husband in order to either gain riches for herself or to have more attention and or wealth for her own children. I have to think about it.
Represents powers that can be called on for help when it is needed. Archetypes are common psychic structures that parallel the common human physical stucture. We know almost nothing of his childhood, but upon reaching manhood he returns to his future kingdom. So easier and quicker solutions only ameliorate the symptoms leaving the underlying problem diseased. The Femme Fatale can occasionally work from both sides, and have a redemptive arc.
It is no coincidence that so many mythical heroes are of noble birth. During times of high emotions, the frenemy may let some of their inner psychosis slip, making the hero think something is a little off with them, but they recover very quickly. The Lion King, Excalibur, Idylls of the King, and The Dark Crystal. Together, the hero and the audience will master the rules of the new world, and save the day. When times are gloomy or emotionally tense, the trickster gives the audience a welcome break. He can be viewed as many roles in series depending on which part of the series you are thinking about.
Maybe a rock-n-roll partying type mentor could pull it off? Let's discuss these through some examples. He could be a hero who is prepared to kill or break laws for altruistic purposes. Other mentors: Morpheus from the Matrix, Dumbledore from Harry Potter, and Tia Dalma from Pirates of the Caribbean 2 and 3. Mentor The hero has to learn how to survive in the new world incredibly fast, so the mentor appears to give them a fighting chance. Where he does keep his own identity secret the Big Bad will often use another commander type villain called The Dragon to run the day to day.
They go out of their way not to have to deal with anyone else. If you look at the Mentor archetype, those characters are usually — necessarily — wise and steadfastly loving: Ben Kenobi from Star Wars, Alfred Pennyworth from Batman, Marcus Brody from Indiana Jones. Smalls is teased and made fun of by everyone on the team except Benny Rodriguez, who is the best player. Outcast archetypes are usually isolated from others for a certain reason whether it be gender, race, social class, or sexual preference. Nowadays revenge is not so acceptable, especially as done by a villain because the judgement of what is indeed a wrong deed is skewed by a villainous mindset. In The Wizard of Oz, Dorothy and the Scarecrow, Tin Man and Cowardly Lion are refused an audience with the Wizard. The Outcast The character archetype of the outcast is described as a figure that is banished from a community for some crime real or imagined.
He may well be a mastermind, or at least a lethal plotter. Whereas a savage predator will kill and then move on to his next victim, the menace will stay around to destroy as much as possible, less mindful of being found and captured. Never made things happen when you was scared or angry? Whilst Frodo is relaxed and cheerful before being overtaken by the Ring and the Ring is power-hungry and malicious with whomever touches it. You can see in All Quiet on the Western Front that in beginning of the movie, the young soldiers are so excited to get dressed in their army suits and are ready to fight. In the story, Gilgamesh, the epic hero, two thirds god and one third man, falls from his. Glinda in The Wizard of Oz, The Blue Fairy in Pinocchio.
He stands alone at a broken section of stone wall between real world England and the fairy realm of Stormhold. Those goals are to feed, rampage, destroy or prey on victims. That would be too easy! However, the mentor is much more flawed than the saintly and serene wise one— compare Haymitch with Cinna, and Hagrid with Dumbledore. The Corrupted Other Names: Once were Good, Bad Politicians. The Odyssey, The Canterbury Tales, The Fellowship of the Ring, Heart of Darkness, The Secret Garden This archetype describes a descent from a higher to a lower state of being. Throughout the story Grendel cycles through a variety of beliefs in an attempt to discover who he really is.
Where Do We See Outcasts? The problem is, he knows nothing about baseball. However, what gives us that right to isolate, reject, and judge other people? But I think the goal is to give the hero advice from someone experienced while also ruling out the possibility of the mentor character doing the whole quest for the hero. He starts the story as a gardener, joining the group almost by accident. Career Criminal Goal: money 7. Devil Goal: to tempt and manipulate the hero and everyone around them onto their dark side. But he refuses because all he wants is to be accepted back into his own world he was falsely, he says rejected from. Simply put, an archetype is something that reoccurs in literature and in art.