The Little Mermaid Archetypes

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The use of archetypical characters and situations provides readers realism to identify the characters and situations in the real and social world. In Linda Seger’s essay, “Creating the Myth,” Seger reveals that most successful films are based on universal stories. Her essay states the ten steps of hero stories to describe common characteristics of most succeeded heroic stories in the society. To learn more about archetypes, I analyzed characters of an animation, The Little Mermaid. In this animation, diverse characters appear to form an interesting story for children. With the characters, I found interesting facts of characters in the story. Many children fairies portray common archetypes of each character. For example, the main character,

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