We found 104 reviewed resources for archetypes
Locating Archetypes in Pop Culture, Literature, and Life
11th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Archetypes help readers connect literature to the world around them. A lesson plan uses elements of pop culture to teach about archetypal traits of common characters and discuss issues of perception and other literary devices. At the...
The Concept of Identity Lesson 3: The Archetypal Approach to Literary Criticism
9th - 10th CCSS: Designed
As class members continue their study of approaches to literary criticism, readers examine the symbolism and archetypal patterns in John Knowles' A Separate Peace, and how these parallels are used to develop a theme in the story.
Recognize Common Character Traits (Archetypes)
4 mins 7th - 8th CCSS: Designed
Take basic character analysis one step further by comparing characters from different stories and discussing archetypes. The video shows the thought process that goes along with this type of character comparison. By watching, pupils will...
Exploring Themes in Literature: The Oral Tradition
7th - 12th
Are you are considering a unit on Beowulf or Superman, on myths, or tricksters? Here's a great overview you can use to launch a study of universal themes and archetypes. The focus here is on the oral tradition, but the concepts apply to...
Archetypes and Male Divinities: Crash Course World Mythology #15
12 mins 7th - 12th
New ReviewBalor, the Celtic war god of the Fomorians, had an eyelid so heavy that servants had to lift it open. The 15th video from the Crash Course World Mythology series includes many other eye-opening facts. Viewers investigate the archetypal...
Vantage Points - Multiple Perspectives: Task 1 Day 3
8th CCSS: Designed
The class considers parent-child relationships in relation to how they have been portrayed in classical and modern mediums. They view video clips and read excerpts from fairy tales and news paper articles to explore the evil-step parent...
Learning Literary Elements through African and African American Folktales
Eighth graders explore the role of plot structure and archetypes in literature. In this literary elements lesson, 8th graders read several African-American folk tales and identify the plot structure and archetypes in each of them....
Great Goddesses: Crash Course World Mythology #13
11 mins 11th - Higher Ed
New ReviewWhat symbols and patterns are associated with female deities? Scholars use the 13th video of 41 in the Crash Course World Mythology series to consider the mother goddess archetype in mythology. Pupils also learn about a common literary...
Tricksters: An Introduction: Crash Course World Mythology #20
10 mins 9th - 12th
New ReviewFrom Bart Simpson to Bugs Bunny to Jack Sparrow, people love a good trickster. With the 20th video from the Crash Course World Mythology series, scholars explore the mythological trickster archetype. Viewers also listen to the story of...
The Dying God: Crash Course World Mythology #19
11 mins 9th - Higher Ed
New ReviewMany myths focus on gods sacrificing themselves for humans; why is that? Scholars explore the topic using the 19th installment of the Crash Course World Mythology series. They discover the dying god archetype in ancient mythology and...
Freud, Jung, Luke Skywalker, and the Psychology of Myth: Crash Course World Mythology #40
13 mins 10th - Higher Ed
New ReviewHow were modern thinkers influenced by ancient mythology? Scholars investigate the topic with the 40th of 41 videos in the Crash Course World Mythology series. Viewers meet two psychologists, Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung, and learn about...
Introduction to the Monomyth, an Initiation Theme
11th - Higher Ed
Students analyze the archetypal hero called the monomyth. In this archetypes instructional activity, students discuss the topic and view a chart of hero figures with related details. Students analyze the monomyth process diagram, read...