Definitions for "Archetype"
The original pattern or model of a work; or the model from which a thing is made or formed.
A Jungian term referring to an idea, mode of thought, or "god form" that has crystallized from the inherited experiences of the species, from the "collective unconscious."
a recurrent character, setting, or pattern from early literature.
the physical personification of a sphere, one possibility for a greater god who has six cards in a single sphere (see also Primal Being)
An original model or prototype, in which anyone who is similar is personifications, representations or copies.
A prototype.
An archetype is the transcendent 'original' that numerous species that have an affinity of design approximate, according to the transcendentalist philosophy that preceded Darwin. The term literally means 'ruling kind'. A term used to describe archetypes is the German Bauplan, meaning 'blueprint' or 'building plan'. Nowadays this German term has lost its essentialist flavour, and instead is understood to represent ancestral novelties shared by all or most of a group of species.
a characterization, a metaphor, a story theme that frames relationships
a story that we tell or create that forms a pattern or template for human evolution and behaviour
a template that one more or less follows
an abstraction of a feedback structure that is known to generate a particular type of behavior
a psychic format in which instinctual and conditioned behavior plays out in human activity
a hollow thing, but a dangerous one, a figure or image which through usage has been uncoupled from the circumstances which brought it into being, and goes on spreading false consciousness
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Keywords:  idealized, aspire, emulate, role, copy
an idealized form that we can copy or emulate
an idealized role, with which individuals might be compared or which individuals might aspire to
Keywords:  ectype, energy, face, power
an energy, a power, but an ectype has a face
Keywords:  pedestal, lifted, onto, high
a pedestal, usually too high, that she gets lifted up onto
an inherited predisposition to respond to certain aspects of the world
Is the conceptual structure of automatic behaviors that underlies and sustain spontaneous responses of individuals, groups or cultures.
a memory deposit, derived from endless repetition of a typical situation in life
a single character who represents a personality type, a nation or a dynasty
a thought for thinking about thoughts
a universal thought form which contains a large element of emotion
Keywords:  shortcut, pre, basically, look, get
a pre-created face, basically a shortcut if you will to get to a certain look
a structure or form which has recognizable and consistent characteristics
The plan or fundamental structure on which a natural group of animals or plants or their systems of organs are assumed to have been constructed; as, the vertebrate archetype.
a way to tag a class as something that more or less adheres to a certain set of characteristics
The standard weight or coin by which others are adjusted.
Keywords:  energy, moves, ways, natural, acting
a natural energy within people that moves them toward specific ways of being and acting
The original form or body plan from which a group of organisms develops.