Character Archetypes


Mythical Archetypes

EARTH MOTHER- nurturing, intuitive
SHADOW FIGURES/ REFLECTIONS- positive or negative
TRICKSTER- mischievous, revels in creating chaos through wit and cunning, sometimes helps, sometimes opposes
ANIMA- female reflection of the male
ANIMUS- male reflection of the female

Personalities

INNOCENT- seeks excitement
ORPHAN- seeks trust
WANDERER- seeks clarity
WARRIOR- seeks power
MARTYR- seeks love
MAGICIAN- seeks joy

7 Roles in Fairy Tales

HERO AND (FALSE HERO)
VILLAIN
DONOR (PROVIDES MAGICAL AGENTS)
HELPER
PRINCESS (SOUGHT-AFTER PERSON)
FATHER OF PRINCESS
DISPATCHER (SENDING HERO ON QUEST)

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