archetype

(redirected from Archetypes)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • noun

Synonyms for archetype

Synonyms for archetype

a first form from which varieties arise or imitations are made

Synonyms for archetype

something that serves as a model or a basis for making copies

Related Words

References in periodicals archive ?
So once you discover your primary archetypes (through a quick online quiz on the site), you can click on one of the 12 archetype symbols in the toolbar to find stories that will engage and inspire you right away.
The Archetypes iDolls embody the spirit of Archetypes and we anticipate that our community will respond strongly to them as well as to the ME video," said Tom Gallagher, Archetypes' Executive Chairman.
The Year's Most Noteworthy Movies & Performances Awarded by Archetype
Challenged Episteme": Unorthodox Archetypes as Predictive Myth
In an essay entitled "Blake's Treatment of the Archetype," Northrop Frye is influenced in his discussion of literary archetypes by Carl Jung's theory of archetypal forms, and he clearly states his position, "Blake's analysis of the individual shows a good many parallels with more recent analyses, especially those of Freud and Jung" (67).
The achiever is a heroic figure in American society, yet, as with any archetype, there is a good and bad side to achievement.
We are attracted to archetypes because of our world-view.
The mother archetype is a particularly good example.
The foundation has done substantial work with the archetype-based health system concept; it publishes specifications, maintains a repository for completed archetypes, and has recently released The Clinical Knowledge Manager (1), a web-based tool for collaborative development, management and publishing of archetypes (and related resources) (openEHR Foundation 2003).
Although some would suggest that authors' conscious decisions to follow scientific principles would negate archetypes of the unconscious, Monk believes writers "consciously manipulat[e] the archetype of the otherSelf, sharing the unconscious impulses that lead to writing fiction of any kind, but consciously applying design principles as part of technique" (78).
Author Silbert believes understanding these archetypes will enrich women's lives by empowering them to remove barriers that hold women back, heal hidden wounds and finding their true self-expression.
It doesn't insist that people throw away their story in brutal fashion; instead what it does is explore how the story can be enhanced, modified and seasoned with other archetypes that may ultimately suit your true needs and goals better than your unadorned story does.
Years of training in theatre and decades of teaching lends to the author's unique approach of how to utilize personal archetypes to fuel stories--and how to find such archetypes.
We were trying to work with archetypes but also with certain metaphors.
The powerful geometry of shaded decks and terraces in David Chipperfield's sophisticated new hospitality building in Valencia harbour (p44) speaks of a social generosity while tactfully evoking Modernist archetypes, as does Carme Pinos' compelling reworking of the office tower in Guadalajara (p34).