Archetypes In The Patriot By Robert Rodat

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In the film “The Patriot," Robert Rodat uses the archetypes of the quest for revenge and the fall to reveal how We as humans are willing to go to war for freedom and for family, instead of living the way others want us to. In other words, people have been known throughout history to go to war or have a conflict so, they can protect their family and their freedom. Wthout war or conflict, people would not have been living in the same conditions they do today. Why is freedom and family worth fighting for In the Beginning of "The Patriot," the Martin family is living on a plantation in South Carolina in 1776 during the American Revolutionary War. In the morning following a battle the night before, Benjamin is helping wounded soldiers on both sides.
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