Archetypes In Natalie D. Roberts's Six Months Later

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One minute it’s the middle May and your in class. You just want to got to sleep, and wake up when it’s summer. The next minute you're waking up, you look outside and see snow falling. What on Earth has happened? It can’t be snowing in May, can it? The only explanation to describe what is happening, is that you must have slept through the past six months of your life. Ok, so maybe this didn’t happen to you, but in the book Six Months Later, by Natalia D. Richard, Chole fell asleep and missed out on the last six months of her life. She can’t remember anything that had happened. Six Months Later absolutely shows the character archetypes of the sidekick, the hero, and the villain. The first archetype this book gives a perfect example of is the sidekick. Maggie, Chloe's best friend demonstrates the sidekick archetype greatly. The two friends go way back and have been the “dynamic duo” since grade school. The first example is on page 4, on this page Chole got in trouble and of course Maggie was looking out for her. “How bad is it?” This shows the sidekick archetype because sidekicks are always looking out for their partner and making sure they are…show more content…
Roberts absolutely shows the character archetypes of the sidekick, the hero, and the villain. Maggie demonstrated the sidekick archetype by looking out for her partner, her trustworthiness, and the ability to fix problems. Adam portrayed the hero, by his unselfishness, bravery, and willingness to help. Lastly, Daniel Tanner showed the villain by his lack of empathy, selfishness, and his clever ways. Knowing these character archetypes really helped me understand the characters better, which ultimately helped me understand the book better. So, if you ever woke up and couldn’t remember the last six months of your life, what would you do? Would you go on a big journey to figure out what happened or just listen to all the people calling you

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