Our beloved heroes... forever making a journey somewhere to destroy an evil of some sort. But sometimes the most significant of journeys is the one within themselves! Was that too corny? This week on Write & Wrong, we take a look at plotting the heroes journey from start to finish (at least for the first book.) #writing #hero #hero'sjourney #writeandwrong #pierceandpartum
Archetypal image. The form or representation of an archetype in consciousness. (See also collective unconscious.) [The archetype is] a dynamism which makes itself felt in the numinosity and fascinating power of the archetypal image.["On the Nature of the Psyche," CW 8, par. 414.] Archetypal images, as universal patterns or motifs which come from the collective unconscious, are the basic content of religions, mythologies, legends and fairy tales. An archetypal content expresses itself, first and
The archetypes. . . are not intellectually invented. They are always there and they produce certain processes in the unconscious one could best compare with myths. That's the origin of mythology. Mythology is a dramatization of a series of images that formulate the life of the archetypes. ~C.G. Jung Speaking, Page 348.
Character flaws: The seven chief features of ego: A chief feature is a dominant negative attitude, a defensive and potentially destructive pattern of thinking, feeling and acting. We all have at least one. We create it during adolescence, and thereafter it manifests as a lifelong character flaw or personality defect.