Before leaving the Land of Oz Dorothy comes to the realization that “her heart's desires” for happiness and fulfillment were always within her own “backyard.” Glinda, the Good Witch, is confronted as to why she didn't tell Dorothy the power to return home was within her all along. Glinda states, “she wouldn't have believed me. She had to learn it for herself.” Explicitly conveying the meaning that it is up to an individual to explore and discover the key to their own happiness.
Western archetypes undeniably played a major role in shaping literature and the American film industry. The genre has specific archetypes and themes, yet is not strict when it comes to the standards that consider a film or a book to be Western. Westerns can have a wide array of plots, yet still contain the characteristics of a standard Western. Most have simple plots: Good guys vs. Bad guys, Cowboys vs. Indians, Outlaw vs. Sheriff, and other simplistic schemes which never vary too much from one another. Throughout the 80s and the events that occurred during this time period, the cowboy archetype changed and evolved which can be seen in many books and films.
Empire is Fox TV’s most watched TV series. It’s about a family that started a music company but at time went by money and greed started many problems for them. In this essay we will explore three archetypes found in Empire: The archetypal character scapegoat, archetypal color black and the archetypal character outcast.
Would the stepmother also be the mother figure archetype along with being the villain? Would Cinderella be the innocent youth and the protagonist? I think Cinderella's fairy god mother could be the magician and the caregiver. The prince could be the lover archetype of the story of Cinderella. The way you described the film of Cinderella I the archetype situation of the story is the journey or possible the star crossed lovers archetype.
GOOD ASS INTRO The Lion King is a cinematic masterpiece detailing the adventures of a lion named Simba. As he grows up, his father is killed by his uncle, another lion named Scar. Scar convinces Simba that everything is his fault and he needs to run away to the desert (Scar believes Simba will die out there).
There are many variations on what an archetype is. Some people that is shapes the form and function of a literary piece, also discerning the meaning of its text as shaped by cultural and psychological myths. Others say that it can be a pattern of behavior, or statement which others copy or emulate. Whichever you chose to side with, there are several which can be found in the work of Hamlet. Some of these are considered biblical, while the others are merely holding importance to the seasons and changes during the human experience.
“The Wizard Oz” by L. Frank Baum thought to be a parable on populism. Indeed there are many secret messages that readers can connect to Populism such as the yellow brick, Dorothy’s silver shoes, and Dorothy herself. In every chapter at least one connection can be assembled to the lesson based on concept populism. “But The silver shoes are yours and you shall have them to wear“ (Baum 15) “The road to the city of Emeralds is paved with yellow brick” (Baum 18)
A Turkish delight might attract many people by its pleasant taste, but in the story of Narnia, Edmund got in big trouble for desiring the Turkish delight. In C.S. Lewis’s the Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, the archetype “devil figure” played by the White Witch depicts a cold-hearted sovereign and created a significant contrast between good and evil; the author also revealed the theme of avarice through her temptations. The archetype “devil figure” is a character who represents evil incarnate. The character may offer worldly goods, fame, or knowledge to the protagonist in exchange for possession of the soul or integrity.
Archetypes propel a plot by adding interest to the story and giving dynamic to the story. They are what keeps the story going. For example, without the hero, the story would be far less interesting and have little plot development. Avatar, by James Cameron, is an excellent film that shows multiple hero's journeys and many different archetypes that you can watch develop throughout the plot. Avatar is a movie about Jake Sully venturing out into another planet named Pandora.
There are many archetypes in the literature that attracts both readers and audiences. These archetypes make the scene more dramatic by using the typical situation, symbol, and character type. But specifically, the characteristic of the outcast appears in many animation movies and fictions. The movie ‘Beauty and the Beast’ is a story of Bell who went to save her father who was trapped in the beast’s castle but eventually fell in love with the beast. The effect of the outcast who is banished from a community in the movies is that audiences no more think that outcasts like beasts are always bad and abandoned, and the purpose of his archetype is to break down stereotype.